Samantha Weinberg’s James Bond spin-off series, The Moneypenny Diaries, will finally make its leap across the pond to coincide with the Ian Fleming Centenary celebrations.
The first instalment, Guardian Angel, will be published as a hardcover edition in the United States under St. Martin’s Press’ Thomas Dunne Books imprint. The novel will be released on 13 May 2008, retailing for US$23.95 and is currently available to pre-order on Amazon.com.
Guardian Angel was first released in the UK on 10 October 2005, and has since been followed by 2006’s Secret Servant and next year’s Final Fling, which will conclude the metafictional saga.
The first volume of diaries cover the period revolving around the Cuban Missile Crisis and the role Jane Moneypenny secretly played. In the present day, her neice, Kate Westbrook, begins to discover the mysteries hidden within Miss Moneypenny’s diaries.
St. Martin’s Press publish a range of leading authors, including Dan Brown, Robert Ludlum and Frederick Forsyth. The Thomas Dunne Books imprint specialises in suspense and mainstream novels.
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