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  • Published: 31 May 2018
  • ISBN: 9781473548398
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

Forever and a Day

The new James Bond novel by No.1 bestselling author Anthony Horowitz


‘Exciting… 007 is back’ Daily Express

‘Evil villains, fast cars…and the story rips along’ Guardian

The explosive prequel to Casino Royale, from bestselling author Anthony Horowitz


A British agent floats in the waters of the French Riviera, murdered by an unknown hand.

Determined to uncover the truth, James Bond enters a world of fast cars, grand casinos and luxury yachts. But beneath the glamour, he soon encounters a dangerous network of organised crime.

It’s time for Bond to earn his licence to kill. He must find those responsible and unravel their devastating plan – before he becomes their next victim…


‘Tremendous fun… Horowitz has the discipline and skill of a first-class action writer’
Sunday Express

‘Horowitz excels at action sequences’
Sunday Times

  • Pub date: 31 May 2018
  • ISBN: 9781473548398
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

About the Author

Anthony Horowitz

ANTHONY HOROWITZ is the author of the bestselling teen spy series, Alex Rider, and is also responsible for creating and writing some of the UK's most loved and successful TV series, including Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War.

He has also written two highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty; two James Bond novels, Trigger Mortis and Forever and a Day. His previous thrillers Magpie Murders and The Word is Murder were both Top Ten Sunday Times bestsellers.

He is on the board of the Old Vic Theatre, and was awarded an OBE for his services to literature in January 2014.

The Sentence is Death is the second in a series of crime novels starring Detective Daniel Hawthorne.

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Praise for Forever and a Day

“The super spy is back, with a fresh injection from novelist and screenwriter extraordinaire, Anthony Horowitz. The expert in suspense takes us back to the beginning of James Bond’s story… the story rips along with plenty of familiar Bond staples: evil villains, fast cars and women falling for young Bond’s charms. Ian Fleming would be proud.”


“Horowitz is a worthy successor to Ian Fleming, putting 007 back in his true domain… This New Bond is up there with the better Old Bonds… The denouement is a very fine piece of action writing… Horowitz has done splendidly.”


“Straight away Horowitz is able to capture Fleming’s flowing style and intricate details from how Bond likes his eggs in the morning to the cars he drives... He’s just as faithfully suave as in the original novels.”

Daily Express

“A novel that feels very like a film… fast-paced, skilfully written… leaves you wanting more, and for serious Bond junkies [it] is the next fix in a long tale of addiction.”

The Times

“Even better than Trigger Mortis… it is tremendous fun. Anthony Horowitz has the discipline and skill of a first-class action writer.”

Sunday Express

“Exciting high drama… Horowitz stays loyal to the fabulous Fleming formula. And for that he surely deserves another mission guiding the fortunes of the world’s favourite superspy.”

Daily Express

“[Horowitz's Bond] is once again in safe hands, not departing much from Fleming’s entertaining formula... Horowitz’s light touch and smooth plotting create something close to the ideal holiday read.”

Irish Examiner

“Anthony Horowitz writes Bond in the style of Fleming... Total brain candy in the best possible fashion.”

Rick O'Shea, RTE Guide

“Anthony Horowitz's second James Bond book will keep 007 obsessives happy with martinis, beautiful women and an enormously fat Corsican gangster.”

The Times *Best New Novels*

“Horowitz shows that he knows the Fleming books backwards, offering plot twists that are homages to the master's novels. This nicely imagined book... is an amusing and thought-provoking addition to the post-Fleming bond canon.”

The Times *Audiobook of the Week*

“An enjoyably compact thriller, with an absolutely killer last line.”


“Forever and a Day is an explosive prequel to Casino Royale which promises to please Bond aficionados and a new legion of fans.”

Northern Insight **Book of the Month**

“This is another great new James Bond novel from Horowitz, who’s filling the shoes of Ian Fleming with apparent ease.”


“Highly enjoyable.”


“Horowitz proves himself so adept at getting inside the iconic character, and Fleming’s writing style, that it’s difficult to see the join. Rip-roaringly recommended.”

Pat Carty, Hot Press

“Horowitz…captures the mood, pace and style of Fleming very well… the story thunders along with action galore in the Bond tradition. It whets the appetite for the 25th Bond film.”

Alex Gordon, Peterborough Evening Telegraph

“A rattling good thriller from an undoubted master of the genre.”


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Anthony Horowitz returns with Forever and a Day, the explosive prequel to Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale.

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