Mr Big – gold thief, Lord of the 'Black Widow' voodoo cult and top SMERSH operative – is one of the most dangerous opponents James bond has faced. 007's mission to track him down takes him from the smoky jazz joints of Harlem, to the Florida Keys and on to the lush tropics of the Caribbean. He also finds himself entangled with the raven-haired, fortune-telling Solitaire, who Mr Big is holding prisoner and won't let go without a fight. The battle of wills comes to a head in Jamaica's Shark Bay, where Bond must face the deadly teeth of barracuda if he is to capture his biggest fish yet . . .