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  • Ian Fleming

    Ian Fleming, best known for his James Bond novels, wrote only one children’s book—and it is a classic! Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is the name of the flying, floating, driving-by-itself automobile that takes the Pott family on a riotous series of adventures as they try to capture a notorious gang of robbers. This is a story filled with humor, adventure, and gadgetry that only a genius like Fleming could...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    A BBC full-cast dramatisation of Ian Fleming’s much-loved children’s classic, brought to life on radio for the first time. When the Pott family save Chitty Chitty Bang Bang from the terrible fate of being crushed to the size of a matchbox at the scrapyard, she repays Caractacus, Jeremy and Jemima with the best road trip ever. For Chitty is no ordinary car: she can talk – and float – and fly! The amazing automobile takes the Potts on a trip to the seaside followed by a fantastic journey across the Channel to France, where two cunning criminals are planning to rob Paris’s most famous chocolatier, Monsieur Bon Bon. Can Chitty and the Potts find the secret hideout of terrifying...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    The last bookwritten by Ian Fleming, but by no means the least. In "Octopussy," a talentedbut wayward British major pays a high price when his wartime past catches upwith him, while in "The Property of a Lady," a Fabergé egg leads Bond to a KGBspy. In "The Living Daylights," Bond has a perilous rendezvous in sniper'salley between East and West Berlin, and "007 in New York" (read by LucyFleming) sees him sent to America to warn an ex-MI6 operative about a dangerousliaison. All part of the job for 007. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Tom...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    Gildrose Productions Ltd. 1962 Copyright 1959, 1960 by Thomson Newspapers Ltd. Introduction Copyright © Jan Morris 2009 In 1959, Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, was commissioned by the Sunday Times to explore fourteen of the world's most exotic cities. Fleming saw it all with a thriller writer's eye. From Hong Kong to Honolulu, New York to Naples, he left the bright main streets for the back alleys. The result is a series of vivid snapshots of a mysterious, vanished...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    James Bond seemsunable to function after the death of his wife. Determined to restore 007 tothe effective agent he used to be, M sends him on a mission to Japan, to themysterious "Castle of Death" and into the lair of an old and terrifying enemy.For Bond and Blofeld, this will be their final encounter. Only one of them cansurvive. This audiobook includes a bonus interview with Martin...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    Ernst Stavro Blofeld, leader of the terroristorganization SPECTRE, has hijacked an American plane loaded with atomicweapons. Unless his demands are met, he will destroy one of the world's majorcities. With only one week to locate the missing bombs, James Bond goes to theBahamas, where he encounters Blofeld's right-hand man, Emilio Largo, and hismistress, Domino. With time running out, Bond learns that sharks are not theonly killers in the Caribbean Sea. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Jason...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    In his Alpinebase, Blofeld is developing biological weapons that will devastate Britain.Unaware of the danger, James Bond is about to marry Teresa di Vicenzo, thedaughter of a Corsican Mafioso. But then he is sent to Switzerland. Bond'smarriage and Blofeld's schemes disintegrate in a blizzard of gunfire andhigh-explosives from which neither man emerges the victor. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with David...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    The Moonraker project has a millionaire backer, thewar hero Sir Hugo Drax-a man who, it seems, cheats at cards. With a ballisticrocket at stake, Sir Hugo's exposure could threaten Britain's latest defensesystem, so James Bond is asked to investigate. Moving from London's mostexclusive gambling club to a missile silo on the Channel coast, 007 and hisSpecial Branch assistant, Gala Brand, discover there's more to Drax than meetsthe eye. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Bill...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    When suddenemergencies arise, James Bond is there to meet them. Whether dealing with theassassination of a Cuban thug in America, the destruction of an internationalheroin ring, or a mysterious death in the Seychelles, 007 gets the job done inhis own unmistakable style. Contains theshort stories "From a View to a Kill," "For Your Eyes Only," "Quantum of Solace," "Risico," and "The Hildebrand Rarity." This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Samuel...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    M thinks he has an easy case for 007. Exactly what'sneeded after his latest near-fatal encounter with SMERSH. However, arriving inJamaica to look for a missing agent and his secretary, Bond learns that thereclusive Dr. Julius No could be connected with their disappearance. When Bondand the exotic Honeychile Rider are imprisoned on Dr. No's private island, theyrealize that his plans could threaten international security. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Hugh...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    When 007 goes to Harlem,it's not just for the jazz. This is the kingdom of Mr. Big, master of crime,voodoo baron, and partner in SMERSH's grim company of death. Those Mr. Big cannotpossess he crushes-like his beautiful prisoner, Solitaire, and her would-besaviors James Bond and Agency man Felix Leiter. All three are marked out asvictims in a trail of terror, treachery, and torture that leads from New York'sunderworld to the shark-infested island in the sun that Mr. Big calls his own. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Rory...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    A game of canasta turns out crooked, and a goldengirl ends up dead. It seems that Auric Goldfinger is a bad loser when it comesto cards. He's also the world's most ruthless and successful gold smuggler. AsJames Bond follows his trail, he discovers that Goldfinger's real game is theheist of fifteen billion dollars of US government bullion. The final hand isplayed at Fort Knox, in a spectacular display of deception and intrigue. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Hugh...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    James Bond is targeted for elimination by SMERSH,and the malevolent Colonel Rosa Klebb has set a trap in Istanbul. The bait isthe Spektor decoding machine, which is to be delivered by the irresistibleTatiana Romanova. The assassin is Red Grant, a psychopath who has defected fromthe West. Bond and Tatiana become pawns in a game of cross and double-crossthat reaches its deadly finale on the Orient Express. This audiobook includes a bonus interview with Toby...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    "Crackpot" is what everybody calls the Pott family. So whenthey go to buy a new car and come back with a wreck, nobody is surprised-exceptfor the Potts themselves. First, the car has a name, and she tells them what itis! Then they find out that she can fly ... and swim. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a car on a mission to stop acriminal gang in its tracks-and she's taking the Potts with her. Jump into theworld's most loved magical car for her first adventure. Includes an interview with David...read more

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    When 007 turnsup at a sleepy American backwoods motel, it doesn't take him long to realizethat Vivienne Michel is in a tight spot, and that Sol Horror and Sluggsy Morantare hardened killers bent on destruction. Escaping from a past she doesn't wantto relive, Viv turns to James Bond to save her. This audiobook includes a bonus interview with Rosamund...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    If you try toassassinate your boss-even though brainwashed at the time-you must pay theprice. To redeem himself James Bond is sent to kill one of the most lethal hit menin the world ... Paco "Pistols" Scaramanga. In the sultry heat of Jamaica, 007infiltrates his target's criminal cooperative-only to find that Scaramanga'sbullets are laced with snake venom. When the end comes, every shot will count. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Kenneth...read more

  • Ian Fleming

    For James Bond and the British Secret Service, the stakes couldn't be higher. 007's mission is to neutralize the Russian operative Le Chiffre by ruining him at the baccarat table, forcing his Soviet masters to "retire" him. When Le Chiffre hits a losing streak, Bond discovers his luck is in-that is, until he meets Vesper Lynd, a glamorous agent who might yet prove to be his downfall. Thisaudiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Dan...read more