As the super patriot and war veteran whos bankrolling Britains top-secret Moonraker rocket program, Sir Hugo Drax should be above reproach. But theres more to this enigmatic millionaire than he lets on. When M suspects Drax of cheating at cards in an exclusive gentlemans club, he sends Bond in to investigate. But exposing the deception only enrages Draxand now 007 must outwit an angry man with the power to loose a nuclear warhead on London.
The mysterious death of the head of security at Draxs missile base gives Bond the perfect opportunity to go undercover to find out the secret agenda of the supposed British war hero. With the help of another agent, the lustrous Gala Brand, 007 learns the truth about Draxs battle scars, his wartime allegiancesand his murderous plans for the deployment of Moonraker.
The text in this edition has been restored by the Fleming family company Ian Fleming Publications, to reflect the work as it was originally published.