Article by Oliver Buckton One of the most puzzling questions about Ian Fleming’s career as an author is why it took him so long after the end of …A Tale of Two Brothers: Ian Fleming, and Peter Fleming’s The Sixth Column
… But in the shadows cast by Secret Societies where no one is who or what they seem, Finn soon matches wills against a formidable foe intent on unleashing a deadly bio-weapon capable of mass destruction…
Can this cunning agent stop the planet from falling to its catastrophic doom?
…Desperate to prevent brutal revenge exacted on his loved ones, Finn makes a bargain for protection with the Secret Service Bureau and becomes a Great War spy.
Code-named SHAMSTONE and fully armed with charm and mimicry, the new secret agent is sent to Ireland, New York, and Mexico to infiltrate the rising threat of Imperial Germany…
He escaped execution in return for covert operations. But will the ultimate high-stakes mission end in utter obliteration?
London, 1914. Finn Mallow Simons has carelessly made a colossal mess of his life. With four men dead and only one not his fault, the Irish medical student faces the hangman’s noose…tbc
Richard Chopping was a British writer and painter, best known as the original illustrator of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels, including From Russia …Online Talk – Richard Chopping: The Original Bond Artist
The eleventh volume in The Folio Society’s spectacular James Bond series sees the agent fighting not only for his life, but for his very livelihood. …You Only Live Twice by The Folio Society
To round off the year that was 2020, Gerald Wadsworth brings some colour to our lives in his latest homage to James Bond! Live & Let Die… “A Mecca …Live & Let Die… “A Mecca for Voodoo, Jazz & Jive”
On Halloween 31/10/20, The Glimmer Girl crossed the threshold, claiming its place amongst the vast pantheon of spy-fiction . Published initially via Kindle https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B08BS1KYTQ/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i1
and now part of the outside world and everything in it. The words on the page, just like any other novel, are free to paint pictures in the mind of the reader.
In the Glimmer Girl’s case taking you to the earliest days of WW1 with Commander Smith-Cumming, the first chief (C) of the Secret Intelligence Service. To the early 1920s in London and Ireland as following an ominous order, C assembles Operation BARBELL as a means of atonement and revenge.
You’ll find yourself in the midst of a mid 70s deniable mission in the arid mountains of Libya, and to a London of the near future where you’ll meet GLIMMER herself, Siobhan Uhuru-Behan, as she undertakes her first MI6 mission with a reactivated Operation BARBELL, as she tracks the Eighth Day cult.
GLIMMER’s pursuit will take you from the Crystal light and waves of Cote d’Azure to the wilds of Iceland.
Can the long-mothballed BARBELL project a century in the planning really meet the threats of tomorrow?
GLIMMER has eight days to prove it.