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Casino Royale by Ian Fleming

M, the Head of the Secret Service, assigns James Bond, Special Agent 007, to play against and bankrupt Le Chiffre, the paymaster for a SMERSH-controlled trade union, in a high-stakes baccarat game at the Royale-Les-Eaux casino in northern France. As part of Bond's cover as a rich Jamaican playboy, M also assigns as his companion Vesper Lynd, personal assistant to the Head...

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming

Pssst... want to know a secret? Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang isn't any ordinary car. It can swim. And fly. It can even think for itself! Chitty's owners, the Pott family, love adventures. But they've never come across gangsters and explosions and secret underground lairs before! So when they find themselves in a desperate chase to stop the gangsters' evil plan, they know where...

From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming

James Bond is marked for death by the Soviet counterintelligence agency SMERSH. SMERSH stands for "Death to Spies" and there's no secret agent they'd like to disgrace and destroy more than 007, James Bond. But ensnaring the British Secret Service's most lethal operative will require a lure so tempting even he can't resist. Enter Tatiana Romanova, a ravishing Russian spy...

Moonraker by Ian Fleming

Set completely in England, the story has two halves: the first concerns a battle over a game of bridge in London's clubland between Bond and industrialist Sir Hugo Drax, while the second follows Bond's mission to stop Drax from destroying London with a nuclear weapon. The book played on a number of fears of the 1950s, including the V-2 rocket, the re-emergence of Nazism...

The Man with the Golden Gun by Ian Fleming

The story centres on the fictional British Secret Service operative James Bond, who had been posted missing, presumed dead, after his last mission in Japan. Bond returns to England via the Soviet Union, where he had been brainwashed to attempt to assassinate his superior, M. After being "cured" by the MI6 doctors, Bond is sent to the Caribbean to find and kill Francisco...