A dozen British soldiers are poisoned in Cyprus and James Bond himself barely escapes with his life. Then M's lover is assassinated in London and dies in her arms... Following leads to Texas, Bond fears he will uncover an international scandal that could engulf his service and his country. Instead, he finds his first trace of the Decada. Held together by archaic philosophy and their own bizarre rituals, the Decada's fanatics have stockpiled a terrifying range of poisons and are willing to use them for further insane ambitions for power and revenge. Aided by beautiful, brave Greek intelligence agent Niki Mirakos, Bond puts himself into the firing line for a last ditch attempt to stop the Decada before they unleash a horrifying weapon on their helpless prey.
Raymond gives an overview of the book:
RAYMOND BENSON. Between 1996 and 2002, Raymond was commissioned by the James Bond literary copyright holders to take over writing the 007 novels. In total he penned and published worldwide six original 007 novels (including ZERO MINUS TEN, NEVER DREAM OF DYING, THE MAN WITH...