News of new Bond novel due on 28th May

Crime writer Ian Rankin has tweeted a photo of a postcard he received that appears to suggest details of the new James Bond continuation novel will be released on 28th May:

The date coincides with Ian Fleming’s birthday and it is likely the title of Anthony Horowitz’s addition to the world of 007 will be revealed.

The book is due to be published on 8th September and is the first continuation novel to incorporate ideas by Ian Fleming. Part of the book will use an unused draft by Fleming for an unfilmed television show, entitled Murder on Wheels and set in the motor racing world.

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