Licence to Kill
Written by John Gardner
Publisher - Orion
The ninth James Bond book from John Gardner is a novelisation of the Eon Productions film of the same name.
What starts out as a joyous celebration – the wedding of his old friend Felix Leiter – becomes a nightmare which takes James Bond on a path of revenge against the evil billionaire drug lord Franz Sanchez. 007 is prepared to ignore Secret Service orders and even sacrifice his licence to kill to avenge his friends. Bond can expect no official assistance from the British or the Americans: his sole allies are a beautiful ex-Air America pilot Pam and his old friend Q. It’s only when he nears the end of his quest that Bond discovers bigger issues are at stake…