In this second instalment of John Gardner’s Bond series, Bond teams up with CIA agent Cedar Leiter, daughter of his old friend Felix Leiter, to investigate Markus Bismaquer, who is suspected of reviving the notorious criminal organisation SPECTRE.
You can listen to an extract here: For Special Services.
About the author: JOHN GARDNER began his career as a novelist in 1964, with ‘The Liquidator’, featuring the character Boysie Oakes. In 1981, Gardner was asked to revive Ian Fleming’s James Bond series of novels. Gardner wrote fourteen James Bond novels, and the novelizations of two Bond films, License To Kill and Golden Eye.
About the reader: JEREMY NORTHAM attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and worked his way through regional theatre to the London stage. Jeremy was the recipient of the prestigious Olivier Award for outstanding newcomer, for his 1990 performance as Edward Voysey in the 1905 play The Voysey Inheritance. In 1994 he made his American film debut in the thriller The Net with Sandra Bullock, followed by his portrayal of Mr. Knightley in Emma in 1995 starring opposite Gwyneth Paltrow. He has also portrayed Ivor Novello in the film Gosford Park and Sir Thomas More in the successful Showtime series The Tudors. Jeremy has continued to thrill his audiences with his many acclaimed performances which include big budget productions, smart, independent projects and numerous audio books including titles by C.S. Lewis and Henry James.
FOR SPECIAL SERVICES CD John Gardner, read by Jeremy Northam Publication date: 23/06/2011 Unabridged, 7 CD(s) 8 hours available from amazon.co.uk and amazon.com – 9781409133933 £18.99 Also available as an unabridged audio download from audible.co.uk and audible.com – 9781409133940 £18.99