What does it
take to become the greatest secret agent the world has ever known?
In this thrilling prequel to the adventures of James Bond, 007,
readers meet a young boy whose inquisitive mind and determination
set him on a path that will someday take him across the globe, in
pursuit of the most dangerous criminals of all time. When we first
meet young James, he’s just started boarding school at Eton in the
1930s, and from there, the action moves to the Highlands of
Scotland, where Alfie Kelly, a local boy, has gone missing. James
teams up with the boy’s cousin, Red, to investigate the mystery, and
they soon discover that Alfie’s disappearance is linked to a madman
and his sinister plot for global power. Acclaimed British author
Charlie Higson has written a brilliantly crafted tale that reveals
the unknown story of a boy who grew up to become one of the most
iconic figures of our time. SilverFin is an edge-of-your-seat
thriller that will mesmerize readers of all ages.