While the announcement that the next James Bond continuation novel will be called Trigger Mortis was accompanied by the UK cover design, the US version has now been shared by the joint CEO of literary agency Curtis Brown.
Both covers are shown above, with the US cover design on the left and the more familiar (so far) UK design on the right.
On Twitter the response to the title, which was inadvertently revealed several hours early by the Daily Express, tended to be negative. However, it is perhaps a nod to Trigger Finger, an early title for the short story eventually published as The Living Daylights.
While it doesn’t sound much like a James Bond novel, it does perhaps seem like one of Ian Fleming’s chapter titles, but what is really important is what is between the covers and for that we must wait until 8th September.
A short video has also been released on YouTube, although it reveals little:
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