By Ian Fleming

A high-stakes baccarat video game turns lethal as British undercover agent James Bond makes an attempt to take down Le Chiffre, paymaster for the Soviet counterintelligence association SMERSH. Aided by way of stalwart CIA agent Felix Leiter and the gorgeous yet duplicitous Vesper Lynd, Bond battles the percentages to bankrupt Le Chiffre, lay waste SMERSH's cashflow, and break out alive.

Influenced by way of writer Ian Fleming's personal adventure as naval intelligence officer, on line casino Royale is the 1st name within the James Bond undercover agent sequence. it's been tailored numerous instances for tv and monitor, together with the 2006 movie starring Daniel Craig as James Bond.

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Further, the publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content. com To Michael Rudell— lawyer, friend, Renaissance man And as always, to Staci We owe respect to the living. To the dead we owe only truth. Voltaire, 1785 A frigid wind gusted in from the East River, snatching at Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s coat as she walked quickly along 30th Street. It was one week before Christmas without a hint of the holidays in what she thought of as Manhattan’s Tragic Triangle, three vertices connected by wretchedness and death.

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