James Bond Novels & Short Stories by Ian Fleming


Casino Royale

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, April 13, 1953

US First: Macmillan, 1954

Alternate Title: You Asked For It [U.S. first paperback edition: Popular Library 1955]


Live and Let Die

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, April 5, 1954

First US Printing (periodical): Bluebook magazine, May 1954

US First: Macmillan “Cock Robbin Thriller,” 1955



First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, April 5, 1955

US First: Macmillan, 1955

Alternate Title: Too Hot To Handle [U.S. first paperback edition: Perma Books 1956]


Diamonds Are Forever

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, March 26, 1956

US First: Macmillan, 1956


From Russia, With Love

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, April 8, 1957

US First: Macmillan, 1957


Dr. No

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, March 21, 1958

US First (titled Doctor No): Macmillan, 1958

(note: most US editions are titled Doctor No, and most UK editions are titled Dr. No, but various later editions sometimes employ the alternate territory’s title)



First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, March 23, 1959

US First: Macmillan, 1959


For Your Eyes Only

(“Five secret exploits of the fabulous James Bond”)

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, April 11, 1960

US First: Viking, 1960
– From a View to a Kill (first published in The Daily Express as “James Bond and the Murder Before Breakfast” in September 1959)

– For Your Eyes Only

– Quantum of Solace (first published in Cosmopolitan in May 1959 in the US with illustrations by Bob Peak, followed by publication in Modern Woman in the UK in November 1959)

– Risico (first published in The Daily Express as “The Double Take” in April 1960)

– The Hildebrand Rarity (first published in Playboy in March 1960 with illustrations by Allan Phillips)



First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, March 27, 1961

US First: Viking, April 24, 1961


The Spy Who Loved Me

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, April 16, 1962

US First: Viking, April 16, 1962


On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

First Edition (UK – signed, limited to 250 copies): Jonathan Cape, April 1, 1963

UK First, mass market: Jonathan Cape, April 1963

US First: New American Library, April 24, 1963

[note: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is the title NAL used to launch their hardcover publishing line after massive success with the James Bond paperbacks under their Signet imprint]


007 in New York

First US Printing (periodical): September 29, 1963, in New York, The Sunday Herald Tribune Magazine, the forerunner to the current bi-weekly publication, New York magazine.

US First: included in Thrilling Cities (see below): New American Library, 1964

UK First: Included in Octopussy & The Living Daylights (short story anthology), Penguin, 2002


You Only Live Twice

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, March 16, 1964

US First: New American Library April 1964


The Man with the Golden Gun

(published posthumously)

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, April 1, 1965

US First: New American Library, April 24, 1965


Octopussy and the Living Daylights

(short story anthology published posthumously)

First Edition (UK): Jonathan Cape, June 23, 1966

US First: New American Library, 1966
– Octopussy (serialized first in The Daily Express in 1965, then in the March and April 1966 issues of Playboy magazine)

– The Living Daylights (appeared in the The Sunday Times colour supplement of 4 February 1962, it was under the title of "Berlin Escape". Published in June 1962 issue of the American magazine Argosy under the same name)
Appearing first in the paperback release, 1967

– The Property of a Lady (written in early 1963 after Fleming was commissioned by Sotheby's to produce as a story for their annual journal, The Ivory Hammer. It later appeared in the January 1964 issue of Playboy magazine)

Hardcover Collections of James Bond Novels by Ian Fleming

Gilt-Edged Bonds

(US) Macmillan, 1961. (Casino Royale, From Russia, With Love, Doctor No)

More Gilt-Edged Bonds:

(US) Macmillan, 1965. (Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever)

Bonded Fleming, A James Bond Omnibus by Ian Fleming

(US) Viking, October 23, 1965 (Thunderball, The Spy Who Loved Me, and For Your Eyes    Only).

A James Bond Omnibus

(UK) Johathan Cape, 1973 (Live and Let Die, Diamonds Are Forever, Dr. No)

Ian Fleming (Six Novels)

(UK) Heinemann / Octopus, 1978 (Dr. No, Moonraker, Thunderball, From Russia, With Love, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Goldfinger)

Ian Fleming

(US) Octopus / Heinemann, 1980 (From Russia With Love, Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Diamonds are Forever, Dr. No, Goldfinger) [note: various versions of this collection were published in the US and UK through the mid-1980s]

Dr. No with From Russia, With Love

(UK) Chancellor Press, 1984

James Bond 007, Five Complete Novels

(US) Avenel, 1988 (From Russia, With Love, Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Diamonds Are Forever, Goldfinger) [note: same printing as the above “Ian Fleming” collection from Octopus / Heinemann, but omitting Dr. No]

A James Bond Quartet

(UK) Jonathan Cape, 1992 (Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker, From Russia, With Love)

A James Bond Quintet

(UK) Jonathan Cape, 1993 (Diamonds Are Forever, Doctor No, Goldfinger, For Your Eyes Only)

The Essential James Bond

(UK) Jonathan Cape, 1994 (Thunderball, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, You Only Live Twice, The Man With the Golden Gun, Octopussy and The Living Daylights)

Ian Fleming’s James Bond

(UK) Chancellor Press, 1994 (Moonraker, From Russia, With Love, Dr. No, Goldfinger, Thunderball, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

A James Bond Omnibus Volume 1

(US) MJF Books / Fine Communications, 1997 (From Russia, with Love, Doctor No, Goldfinger A James Bond Omnibus Volume 2
(US) MJF Books / Fine Communications, 1997 (Thunderball, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, You Only Live Twice)

Non-007 Books by Ian Fleming

The Diamond Smugglers—1957
Thrilling Cities—1963

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang—1964

James Bond And Bond Universe Books By Other Writers

By Robert Markham (Kingsley Amis)

Colonel Sun (1968)

By John Pearson

James Bond—the Authorized Biography Of 007 (1973)

By John Gardner

License Renewed (1981)
For Special Services (1982)
Icebreaker (1983)
Role Of Honor (1984)
Nobody Lives Forever (1986)
No Deals, Mr. Bond (1987)
Scorpius (1988)
Win, Lose Or Die (1989)
Brokenclaw (1990)
The Man From Barbarossa (1991)
Death Is Forever (1992)
Never Send Flowers (1993)
Seafire (1994)
Cold (U.s. Title: Cold Fall) (1996)

By Raymond Benson

Blast From The Past (1997) (Short Story)
Zero Minus Ten (1997)
The Facts Of Death (1998)
Midsummer Night’s Doom (1999) (Short Story)
High Time To Kill (1999)
Live At Five (1999) (Short Story)
Doubleshot (2000)
Never Dream Of Dying (2001)
The Man With The Red Tattoo (2002)

Collected Works By Raymond Benson:

The Union Trilogy (Anthology Of Three Novels And One Short Story: High Time To Kill,
Doubleshot, Never Dream Of Dying, Blast From The Past) (2008)

Choice Of Weapons (Anthology Of Three Novels And Two Short Stories: Zero Minus Ten, The Facts
Of Death, The Man With The Red Tattoo, Live At Five, Midsummer Night’s Doom) (2010)

James Bond: The Raymond Benson Years (Anthology Of All Six Benson Novels) (Ebook) (2024)

By Sebastian Faulks

Devil May Care (2008)

By Jeffrey Deaver

Carte Blanche (2011)

By William Boyd

Solo (2013)

By Anthony Horowitz

Trigger Mortis (2015)
Forever And A Day (2018)
With A Mind To Kill (2022)

By Charlie Higson

On His Majesty’s Secret Service (2023)

Young Bond Series

By Charlie Higson

Silverfin (2005)
Blood Fever (2006)
Double Or Die (2007)
Hurricane Gold (2007)

By Royal Command (2008)

A Hard Man To Kill (2009) (Short Story)

By Steve Cole

Shoot To Kill (2015)
Heads You Die (2016)
Strike Lightning (2016)
Red Nemesis (2017)
Moneypenny Diaries Series By Kate Westbrook (Samantha Weinberg)
Guardian Angel (2005) (U.s. Title: The Moneypenny Diaries)
For Your Eyes Only, James (2006) (Short Story)
Secret Servant (2006)
Moneypenny’s First Date With Bond (2006) (Short Story)
Final Fling (2008)

Double-o Series By Kim Sherwood

Double Or Nothing (2022)
A Spy Like Me (2024)

James Bond Film Novelizations


By Christopher Wood
James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
James Bond And Moonraker (1979)
By John Gardner
Licence To Kill (1989)
Goldeneye (1995)
By Raymond Benson
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Die Another Day (2002)
James Bond Find Your Fate Books
James Bond In Win, Place Or Die (1985) By R.l. Stine
James Bond In Strike It Deadly (1985) By Barbara Siegel & Scott Siegel
James Bond In Programmed For Danger (1985) By Jean M. Favors
James Bond In Barracuda Run (1985) By Steven Otfinoski
Children’s Books
The Adventures Of James Bond Jr. 003-1/2 (1967) By R.d. Mascott (Arthur Calder-marshall)
James Bond Jr
A View To A Thrill (1992) By John Vincent
Eiffel Target (1992) By John Vincent
Live And Let’s Dance (1992) By John Vincent
Sandblast! (1992) By John Vincent
The Sword Of Death (1992) By John Vincent
High Stakes (1992) By John Vincent
Buzz Books Young Children’s Series (James Bond, Jr.)
Tunnel Of Doom (1993) By Caryn Jenner
Barbella’s Revenge (1993) By Caryn Jenner
Dangerous Games (1993) By Caryn Jenner
Other James Bond, Jr. Books
James Bond, Jr. Spy File (1993) By Clare Dannatt
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