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Young Bond Series

Young Bond books in order

Charlie Higson wrote five Young Bond novels between 2005 and 2008, as well as Danger Society: The Young Bond Dossier in 2009, which includes the short story ‘A Hard Man to Kill’. Steve Cole continued the series between 2014 and 2017.
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Book 1
Charlie Higson - Dec 23, 2010 (first published in 2005)
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James Bond will one day become the world’s most famous spy, but at the moment his challenge is to fit in at his new school - making friends, learning the rules and facing up to bullies. Unknown to James though, there is an even tougher challenge awaiting him- something mysterious and deadly lurking in the water. Something called SilverFin....
Book 2
Blood Fever
Charlie Higson - Dec 23, 2010 (first published in 2006)
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Is there a connection between the disappearance of an Eton boy's family and the mountain fortress built by the sinister Count Ugo Carnifex? To find out, the young James Bond will have to face a lethal group of villains under the burning Mediterranean sun....
Book 3
Double or Die
Charlie Higson - Dec 23, 2010 (first published in 2007)
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James Bond is no ordinary schoolboy, and the weekend of kidnap, violence, explosions and murder is just the beginning of the story. Finding a mysterious letter full of cryptic clues, James has only 48 hours to unravel the mystery and defeat the dark forces at work, determined to change the course of history....
Book 4
Hurricane Gold
Charlie Higson - Dec 23, 2010 (first published in 2007)
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Caught in a hurricane in Mexico, James Bond isn’t too pleased to be left with flying-ace Jack Stone’s two children. But things are about to get much worse, as a gang of thieves lies in wait and will stop at nothing to snatch Stone’s safe. A deadly chase ensues, leading James to the heart of the jungle and the lands of the ruthless El Huracán....
Book 5
By Royal Command
Charlie Higson - Dec 23, 2010 (first published in 2008)
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After completing a rescue mission high in the Alps, James Bond hopes to return to a quiet life at Eton. But he won’t get his wish - his every move is being watched, and he is soon dragged into a plot that threatens himself and his country. Forced to flee Eton, James is forced to confront an old enemy and is trapped in a deadly and secretive battle....
Book 6
Shoot To Kill
Steve Cole - Apr 27, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND.BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN.MEET BOND. JAMES BOND.Young James Bond is back in his most action-packed, explosive adventure yet.Expelled from Eton and determined never to trust again, James Bond’s plans for a solitary summer are dashed by the discovery of a gruesome film reel – a reel someone is willing to kill for....
Book 7
Heads You Die
Steve Cole - May 05, 2016
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James's Cuban holiday becomes a nightmare mission. If he is ever to see an old friend again, he must steal the darkest secret of a man with 1,000 ways to kill. Pursued by corrupt cops and hired assassins, James’s quest takes him from Havana’s streets to a secret lab, reached only through Caribbean waters – and beyond to a deadly showdown. Fates wil...
Book 8
Strike Lightning
Steve Cole - Sep 01, 2016
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James Bond is back again in Steve Cole's third thrilling Young Bond adventure.When James stumbles upon a horrific sight, he knows things are not what they seem. His school is determined to make him believe what happened was an accident, but James believes what he saw was murder.The significance of the events at school only come to light in the cour...
Book 9
Red Nemesis
Steve Cole - May 04, 2017
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Teenager James Bond has left school for the summer when he receives a package from beyond the grave. The mysterious contents of his father’s backpack plunge James deep into the heart of an ongoing plot that, if allowed to run its course, will paint London’s streets red with blood. To finish the mission his father began, James must fly from London t...