Anthony J. Lomas Writes New Hilarious James Bond Parody that Has it All

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“Operation Aspic” combines Cajun cooking secrets, covert operations, the Queen desperately wanting to win the World Culinary Olympics, and former James Bond actors for a winning book

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Several phantoms haunt the “decommissioned” agents of the grand 0007 pantheon, not the least of which is a dream of the Red Phone ringing with ‘N’, the organizational honcho at the end of the line, ordering them to report in for another mission. But, a mission where? Melville, Louisiana??? With enthusiasm worthy of Joseph Heller and the expertise of a Cajun cook combining the choicest fictional ingredients with reality and getting the combination just right, Anthony J. Lomas serves up delightfully witty (and sometimes magnificently deranged) fiction with Operation Aspic.

Imagine all the previous James Bonds reunited as an elite force. Their first mission: Go to the U. S. and steal a secret recipe from a very famous Louisiana chef in the heart of Cajun country so the British culinary team can win an upcoming World Culinary Olympics. Piece of cake, right? Not so fast. Murphy's law intervenes with one disaster after another as the aging agents; Sean, George, Roger, Timmy and Pierce manage to create havoc and change history in this riotous new adventure.

This story will dispel most of what everyone thought they knew about the Cajun people and leave them contemplating what's real and what's not in their own lives. And, by the way, haven't people always wondered what happened to those decommissioned spies of years gone by? Well, here it is, as brilliantly imagined by Anthony Lomas. As hearty as Cajun gumbo and cold beer, Operation Aspic will have readers coming together for a fais do-do the likes of what Carl Hiaasen might inspire if he were mucking around in Cajun country Louisiana rather than Florida.

This book will be featured at the 2012 Book Expo America in New York City, on Jun. 05 - Jun. 08 , 2012.

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About the Author
Anthony Lomas, a proud Cajun and lover of all things James Bond, has managed, with Operation Aspic, to combine his two loves in a humorous, heartfelt slapstick of secret agents schlepping around in Bayou Country. He also loves cooking Cajun food and divides his time between the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas and Lafayette, Louisiana. He enjoys hearing from readers, you may write him at

Operation Aspic * by Anthony J. Lomas
A James Bond Parody
Publication Date: March 1, 2012
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 385 pages; 978-1-4691-4961-5
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 385 pages; 978-1-4691-4962-2
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4691-4963-9

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