Friday saw Steve Cole speak at the Whitstable Literary festival just days after the release of his second Young Bond novel, Heads You Die.
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Discussing his entries in the Young Bond saga he revealed that his third book in the series, to be released in September, will be titled Strike Lightning. Temporary cover artwork is shown above, but the final design is to be revealed in due course.
Published in the UK by Doubleday Childrens, the hardback edition will be available from 1st September. You can pre-order the book in hard cover from Amazon UK but expect paperback and Kindle editions to appear shortly.