Carte Blanche

Why the James Bond continuation authors have a thankless task

March 20th, 2013 by

Some time ago I was thinking about why it is that so many fans of James Bond dislike the continuation novels. While the Bond community seems to look forward to their release, they always seem to meet with a tepid reception and, sometimes, outright hostility. What brought this to mind was that I was re-reading […]

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Beyond Carte Blanche – The Other Drinks from the New Bond Book

June 21st, 2012 by

We’ve already covered the signature drink from the latest Bond book, Carte Blanche, but, in true Fleming style, the story is packed full of the finer details on a host of other drinks; some enjoyed by Bond and some by other characters. A few of these drinks are Stolichnaya Martinis; further details on these can […]

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James Bond drinks: the Carte Blanche

August 18th, 2011 by

One of the trademarks of the James Bond books, especially those written by Ian Fleming, is the attention to detail given to what 007 drives, wears, eats and drinks. Since the release of the 2006 film, Casino Royale, the Vesper has rocketed to popularity in bars across the world. So it comes as little surprise […]

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Carte Blanche review: not much like Fleming but ultimately enjoyable

August 11th, 2011 by

After the disappointment of Devil May Care, written by Sebastian Faulks and published in 2008 to coincide with the centenary of Ian Fleming’s birth, I didn’t even pre-order Carte Blanche. However, when a number of glowing reviews were published I relented and decided to read it after all. Working in author Jeffery Deaver’s favour were […]

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Luxury Limited Edition Of The New James Bond Book, Carte Blanche [Press release]

May 2nd, 2011 by

To celebrate the release of Carte Blanche, the new James Bond book by Jeffery Deaver, on may 26 2011, publisher Hodder & Stoughton has partnered with Bentley Motors to create an exclusive Bentley special edition. The ultimate luxury edition of the highly anticipated new James Bond adventure. The 500 limited edition copies are available for […]

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Carte Blanche trailer now online

April 14th, 2011 by

Carte Blanche is available to pre-order from: Carte Blanch is the new James Bond continuation novel by acclaimed thriller writer Jeffery Deaver. The book is available on May 14th in the UK and June 14th in the USA.

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New James Bond book unveiled in Dubai

January 17th, 2011 by

The new James Bond book, previously known simply as Project X, was formally unveiled today at at a press conference in Dubai where part of the book will be set. The book is entitled Carte Blanche and will reboot James Bond to the present day. It is written by Jeffery Deaver, author of The Bone […]

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