Anthony Horowitz - Author

About the Author

Anthony Horowitz is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and the Power of Five Series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults. He was invited by the Ian Fleming estate to write the James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis and his most recent novel, Magpie Murders was a Sunday Times bestseller. Anthony also wrote the highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty. He has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children's Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children's Book Award. In 2014 Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature. Click here to read more information about the author.

Anthony Horowitz discussed Russian Roulette in a special live event streamed into schools on Monday 16th June.  For more information go to www.alexrider.com/horowtizlive or watch it on the window below.

Anthony Horowitz was our Guest Editor in June 2011 - click here to see the books he chose.

 

Featured books by Anthony Horowitz

Other books by Anthony Horowitz

Scared to Death

Scared to Death

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 04/10/2018

The number one bestselling author of Alex Rider gives horror a whole new look in this mischievous collection of ten twisted tales.This chilling collection of ten nightmarish and fiendishly funny short stories is a perfect read for fearless children. From a train journey straight to hell, out of control robots with a murderous streak and even a television show where death is the penalty - these terrifying tales display the dazzling wit and wicked humour of master storyteller Anthony Horowitz, and are guaranteed to make your blood curdle and your spine tingle.

Scared to Death

Scared to Death

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 04/10/2018

The number one bestselling author of Alex Rider gives horror a whole new look in this mischievous collection of ten twisted tales.This chilling collection of ten nightmarish and fiendishly funny short stories is a perfect read for fearless children. From a train journey straight to hell, out of control robots with a murderous streak and even a television show where death is the penalty - these terrifying tales display the dazzling wit and wicked humour of master storyteller Anthony Horowitz, and are guaranteed to make your blood curdle and your spine tingle.

The Diamond Brothers in South by South East

The Diamond Brothers in South by South East

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2016

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestelling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz. Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. Tim is broke. So when a mysterious stranger offers him a wad of money for his overcoat, it seems like a stroke of good fortune. But there are worse things than being broke. Being shot, for one - which is what happens to the stranger, and could soon be the fate of the Diamond Brothers...

The Diamond Brothers in Public Enemy Number Two

The Diamond Brothers in Public Enemy Number Two

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2016

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestelling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz. Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. Wisecracking young Nick Diamond finds himself sharing a prison cell with Johnny Powers, Public Enemy No.1. His only chance of rescuing the situation is to nail master criminal the Fence. But first, Nick has to get out of jail...

The Diamond Brothers in The French Confection & The Greek Who Stole Christmas

The Diamond Brothers in The French Confection & The Greek Who Stole Christmas

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2016

Two hilarious Diamond Brothers investigations in one volume by the number one bestselling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz. Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency, in this Chandler-esque spoof from the creator of the bestselling Alex Rider series. Life as the younger brother of the world's most defective detective can be tough - and these two adventures will test Nick to the full. What connects them? Murder! And if the Diamond Brothers don't play their cards right, they could be next...

Diamond Brothers in The French Confection & The Greek Who Stole Christmas

Diamond Brothers in The French Confection & The Greek Who Stole Christmas

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 05/05/2016

Two hilarious Diamond Brothers investigations in one volume by the number one bestselling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency, in this Chandler-esque spoof from the creator of the bestselling Alex Rider series. Life as the younger brother of the world's most defective detective can be tough - and these two adventures will test Nick to the full. What connects them? Murder! And if the Diamond Brothers don't play their cards right, they could be next...

Diamond Brothers in Public Enemy Number Two

Diamond Brothers in Public Enemy Number Two

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestelling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. Wisecracking young Nick Diamond finds himself sharing a prison cell with Johnny Powers, Public Enemy No.1. His only chance of rescuing the situation is to nail master criminal the Fence. But first, Nick has to get out of jail...

Diamond Brothers in The Blurred Man & I Know What You Did Last Wednesday

Diamond Brothers in The Blurred Man & I Know What You Did Last Wednesday

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

Two Diamond Brothers cases in one sparkling volume by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency, in this Chandler-esque spoof by Anthony Horowitz, creator of the bestselling Alex Rider series. Tim Diamond is the world's worst private detective, but unfortunately for his younger brother Nick, the cases keep coming in. First a man runover by a steamroller, and then a remote Scottish island where the guests are dying. Can Nick and Tim find the murderers before it's too late?

Diamond Brothers in South by South East

Diamond Brothers in South by South East

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestelling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. Tim is broke. So when a mysterious stranger offers him a wad of money for his overcoat, it seems like a stroke of good fortune. But there are worse things than being broke. Being shot, for one - which is what happens to the stranger, and could soon be the fate of the Diamond Brothers...

Diamond Brothers in The Falcon's Malteser

Diamond Brothers in The Falcon's Malteser

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestselling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. When a dwarf comes into the office and leaves a package, Tim Diamond, the world's worst private-detective, is faced with his toughest case yet. The office is ransacked and the package is found to contain simply a box of Maltesers. Who was the dwarf ... and why was he murdered shortly after his visit?

Return to Groosham Grange

Return to Groosham Grange

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2016

The ghoulishly funny sequel to Groosham Grange by number one bestselling author Anthony Horowitz. In the wickedly funny sequel to Groosham Grange by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, someone is trying to destroy David Eliot's school. A year ago, he'd have been happy to see the end of Groosham Grange and its ghoulish teachers. Now, he's on course to win the Unholy Grail, a cup of magical power presented to the star pupil. But a series of suspicious mishaps sees the gap between David and new boy Vincent King narrow alarmingly. Someone, it seems, is trying to stop David winning - and, worse, threatening Groosham Grange itself!

The Devil and His Boy

The Devil and His Boy

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2016

Chase through the streets of Elizabethan London in this thrilling adventure by number one bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz. London is dirty, distant and dangerous ... but that's where orphan Tom Falconer is heading. And he's got a whole assortment of vicious criminals hot on his heels. Tom is helpless and alone until he meets Moll Cutpurse, a thirteen-year-old pickpocket. Together they find themselves chased across the city by the murderous Ratsey. But it's only on the first night of a new play - The Devil and his Boy - that Tom realizes that the fate of the Queen and indeed the entire country rests in his hand

Devil and His Boy

Devil and His Boy

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 18/02/2016

Chase through the streets of Elizabethan London in this thrilling adventure by number one bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz.London is dirty, distant and dangerous ... but that's where orphan Tom Falconer is heading. And he's got a whole assortment of vicious criminals hot on his heels. Tom is helpless and alone until he meets Moll Cutpurse, a thirteen-year-old pickpocket. Together they find themselves chased across the city by the murderous Ratsey. But it's only on the first night of a new play - The Devil and his Boy - that Tom realizes that the fate of the Queen and indeed the entire country rests in his hand

Return to Groosham Grange

Return to Groosham Grange

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 18/02/2016

The ghoulishly funny sequel to Groosham Grange by number one bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.In the wickedly funny sequel to Groosham Grange by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, someone is trying to destroy David Eliot's school. A year ago, he'd have been happy to see the end of Groosham Grange and its ghoulish teachers. Now, he's on course to win the Unholy Grail, a cup of magical power presented to the star pupil. But a series of suspicious mishaps sees the gap between David and new boy Vincent King narrow alarmingly. Someone, it seems, is trying to stop David winning - and, worse, threatening Groosham Grange itself!

The Switch

The Switch

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2015

A dark and mysterious adventure from the number one bestselling author of the Alex Rider series. A boy's casual wish leads him into a dark and mysterious world in this thrilling adventure from the bestselling author of the Alex Rider series. For Tad Spencer, only son of a fabulously wealthy businessman, every day is like Christmas. Until he makes the mistake of wishing he was someone else. The next morning he wakes up as Bob Snarby, trapped in a cruel and squalid funfair world inhabited by hopeless criminals, mysterious fortune tellers and - worst of all - the murderous Finn. But he's there for a reason, as Tad discovers when he begins to untangle a secret that will introduce him to the most unexpected enemy of all...

Groosham Grange

Groosham Grange

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2015

A hilarious, spooky tale from the number one bestselling author Anthony Horowitz. A wickedly funny story by the number one bestelling author Anthony Horowitz, with brand new illustrations by Tony Ross. Sent to Groosham Grange as a last resort by his parents, David Eliot quickly discovers that his new school is a very weird place indeed. New pupils are made to sign their names in blood; the French teacher disappears every full moon; the assistant headmaster keeps something very chilling in his room... What's the meaning of the black rings everyone wears? Where do the other pupils vanish to at night? Most important of all, how on earth can David get away - alive?

Wickedly Funny Horowitz Boxset

Wickedly Funny Horowitz Boxset

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2015

Stormbreaker

Stormbreaker

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

The first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.In the first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, fourteen-year-old Alex is forcibly recruited into MI6. Armed with secret gadgets, he is sent to investigate Herod Sayle, a man who is offering state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers to every school in the country. But the teenage spy soon finds himself in mortal danger.

Point Blanc

Point Blanc

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

The second mission in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.In the second book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex is sent by MI6 to infiltrate the exclusive Point Blanc Academy. But the academy hides a deadly secret. Can Alex alert the world to the truth before it's too late?

Ark Angel

Ark Angel

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

The action-packed sixth adventure in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.In the sixth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex has a chance encounter with the son of multi-billionaire Nikolei Drevin. Soon Alex finds himself in the middle of an international crime hunt. The connection - Ark Angel, a revolutionary space hotel with catastrophic potential.

Crocodile Tears

Crocodile Tears

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

Alex Rider's eighth, adrenaline fueled adventure in the number one bestselling series.In the eighth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, Alex meets international do-gooder Desmond McCain. But a simple card game between them rapidly leads to a duel to the death - one that could result in the destruction of an entire country.

Snakehead

Snakehead

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

Undercover in a poisonous world, teen spy Alex Rider is back for his seventh adrenalin-rush adventure!In the seventh book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex is forced into the Australian secret service. His target is the criminal underworld of South East Asia, and a ruthless organization known as the Snakehead.

Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

The eagerly anticipated, deadly prequel to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.In the prequel to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, contract killer Yassen Gregorovich is given orders to kill Alex. But Yassen knows a secret from the past that connects him to the fourteen-year-old spy. What is it that makes one of them choose to do evil, and what does it take to turn him into a killer?

Scorpia

Scorpia

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

The deadly fifth mission in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.In the fifth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex travels to Venice to discover the truth about his past. But the truth lies with a criminal organization known as Scorpia, and Alex must make a choice... work for MI6 once more, or betray everything he believes in.

Skeleton Key

Skeleton Key

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

The third, explosive mission in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.In the third book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex faces his most dangerous challenge yet. Teaming up with the CIA, Alex must go to a remote Caribbean island called Skeleton Key, where the insane general Sarov is hatching explosive plans to re-write history.

Eagle Strike

Eagle Strike

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

The fourth, thrilling episode in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.In the fourth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex is in the South of France, hoping to sever his links with MI6. But when a sudden attack on his hosts plunges Alex back into a world of violence, he soon uncovers a plan called Eagle strike - a discovery more terrible than anything he could have imagined.

Scorpia Rising

Scorpia Rising

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/03/2015

The dark and shocking conclusion to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.In the final book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, Alex is trying to get his life back on track. But Scorpia has returned, and when you're the world's most successful spy, the only way out is to face your enemies. Alex's final mission will be the deadliest of all.

Granny

Granny

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2015

A wickedly funny tale about the granny from Hell by the creator of Alex Rider. Anthony Horowitz, creator of the bestselling Alex Rider series has written a wickedly funny story, with hilarious illustrations by Tony Ross. Twelve-year-old Joe has an unbelievably evil Granny. Not only is Granny physically repulsive and horribly mean, but she also has the look in her eye of a predatory crocodile. Soon Joe starts to suspect that she has unpleasant designs on him. But what are they and how can he foil them?

Power of Five: Nightrise - The Graphic Novel

Power of Five: Nightrise - The Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Tony Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2014

A compelling and slick graphic adaptation of Night Rise - the third book in this epic, supernatural and action-packed series by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz. Fourteen-year-old twins Scott and Jamie Tyler have never known who they are or where they came from, but they have always known that they possess extraordinary powers. When Scott is kidnapped by the sinister Nightrise Corporation and Jamie is framed for a murder, they realize that they must use those powers if they are going to survive. But Jamie is catapulted thousands of years into the past, bringing him face to face with the full horror of the Old Ones. Here Jamie learns that he is one of the five Gatekeepers whose power is all that stands in the way of eternal chaos. Together at last, the Five must fight the massed forces of evil. And they must win.

The Power of Five: Evil Star - The Graphic Novel

The Power of Five: Evil Star - The Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Tony S. Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2013

Adapted from the original story by Anthony Horowitz, No. 1 bestselling author, comes the second graphic novel in his chilling series of supernatural adventures. It began with Raven's Gate. But it's not over yet. Once again the enemy is stirring. After defeating the Old Ones at Raven's Gate, Matt Freeman thought he could get on with his life. But someone has other ideas... Far away in Peru a second gate is about to open. Only Matt has the power to stop the forces of darkness breaking through, but now they know all about him. This time they're going to destroy him first. Evil Star is adventure on an epic scale.

Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 12/09/2013

The highly anticipated prequel to the bestselling Alex Rider series, charting the journey of a young assassin.A gripping insight into the teenage life of Yassen Gregorovich, set against a backdrop of violence and corruption. From Yassen's training to become a deadly assassin, to meeting a teenage spy called Alex Rider, this thrilling adventure will be the deadliest yet...

Horowitz Horror

Horowitz Horror

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

Welcome to a strange and twisted world where the spooky, the shocking, and the positively petrifying are lurking just out of sight. A bus ride home ... turns into your worst nightmare. A quaint country cottage ... has a grisly secret. A man returns from holiday ... with bubbling skin and bloodshot eyes. Horowitz Horror. It's all around you. Alive. Waiting. Enter if you dare.

Tricks and Transformations

Tricks and Transformations

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2012

A collection of five bite-size myths from across the globe, Tricks and Transformations by Anthony Horowitz includes astonishing tales from Greek, Japanese and Chinese mythology. Part of the Legends series of six books, Tricks and Transformations includes the greatest stories of metamorphosis from across the globe, including the fate of Greek hunter Actaeon, and the Monkey King from Chinese myth. Featuring black and white illustrations, the Legends series by Anthony Horowitz, the author of the phenomenally successful Alex Rider series, brings classic stories to life with thrilling imagination.

More Bloody Horowitz

More Bloody Horowitz

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2011

The No. 1 bestselling creator of Alex Rider gives horror a whole new look in this mischievous collection of macabre tales. Stories of ultimate revenge, from freshly sold human meat and uncontrollable robots, to life-sucking MP3 players and reality TV where death is the penalty - all told with dark humour and gruesome relish, and made even more fiendish by retro illustrations, chilling facts and a puckish message from the author. This is Anthony Horowitz at his most wicked.

Guys Read: The Double Eagle Has Landed

Guys Read: The Double Eagle Has Landed

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 20/09/2011

Tim Diamondthe worlds worst private detectivetakes on his most dangerous case yet, and its going to be up to his brother to keep him out of trouble. A short story from Guys Read: Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: The Double Eagle Has Landed

Guys Read: The Double Eagle Has Landed

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 20/09/2011

Tim Diamondthe worlds worst private detectivetakes on his most dangerous case yet, and its going to be up to his brother to keep him out of trouble. A short story from Guys Read: Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Groosham Grange

Groosham Grange

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 07/04/2011

Sent to Groosham Grange as a last resort by his parents, David Eliot quickly discovers that his new school is a very weird place indeed. New pupils are made to sign their names in blood; the French teacher disappears every full moon; the assistant headmaster keeps something very chilling in his room... What's the meaning of the black rings everyone wears? Where do the other pupils vanish to at night? Most important of all, how on earth can David get away - alive?

Groosham Grange

Groosham Grange

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 07/04/2011

Sent to Groosham Grange as a last resort by his parents, David Eliot quickly discovers that his new school is a very weird place indeed. New pupils are made to sign their names in blood; the French teacher disappears every full moon; the assistant headmaster keeps something very chilling in his room... What's the meaning of the black rings everyone wears? Where do the other pupils vanish to at night? Most important of all, how on earth can David get away - alive?

Scorpia Rising

Scorpia Rising

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

This gripping final mission brings together Alex Rider's old enemies to frame the teenage superspy in an unstoppable plot of revenge, from which he can never return. Pursued from Europe to North Africa and Cairo's city of the dead - this is the twistiest and most deadly plot of any Alex Rider mission yet, and will reveal Smithers' ultimate gadget and see the shock death of a major character.

Granny

Granny

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 17/03/2011

A wickedly funny tale about the granny from Hell by the creator of Alex Rider.Twelve-year-old Joe Warden isn't happy. He has rich, uncaring parents and is virtually a prisoner in the huge family mansion, Thattlebee Hall. Worst of all, though, is his granny. Not only is she physically repulsive, she's horribly mean. She has the look in her eye of a predatory crocodile and Joe starts to suspect that she has unpleasant designs on him. But what are they and how can he foil them?

Granny

Granny

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 17/03/2011

A wickedly funny tale about the granny from Hell by the creator of Alex Rider.Twelve-year-old Joe Warden isn't happy. He has rich, uncaring parents and is virtually a prisoner in the huge family mansion, Thattlebee Hall. Worst of all, though, is his granny. Not only is she physically repulsive, she's horribly mean. She has the look in her eye of a predatory crocodile and Joe starts to suspect that she has unpleasant designs on him. But what are they and how can he foil them?

Skeleton Key Graphic Novel

Skeleton Key Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston Format: eBook Release Date: 03/03/2011

An explosive graphic novel adaptation of Alex Rider's third thrilling mission.Reluctant teenage superspy Alex Rider is useful to MI6 in ways an adult could never be. Now they need his help once again. But a routine reconaissance mission at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships sets off a terrifying chain of events for Alex that sees him on the run from a murderous Chinese triad gang. Forced to hide out, Alex is sent to Cayo Esqueleto - Skeleton Key - an island near Cuba. Waiting for him there is General Alexei Sarov - a coldly insane Russian with explosive plans to rewrite history. Alex faces his most dangerous challenge yet. Alone, and equipped only with a handful of gadgets, Alex must outwit Sarov as the seconds tick away towards the end of the world...

Stormbreaker Graphic Novel

Stormbreaker Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2011

The official graphic novel adaptation of major motion picture Stormbreaker.Forcibly recruited into MI6 after the mysterious death of his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex is sent to infiltrate the organization of a sinister billionaire. Within days he's gone from schoolboy to superspy - and it looks like his first assignment may be his last... The official graphic novel adaptation of 2006's hottest movie blockbuster, Stormbreaker.

Switch

Switch

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2011

A boy's casual wish leads him into a dark and mysterious world in this thrilling adventure from the creator of Alex Rider.For Tad Spencer, only son of a fabulously wealthy businessman, every day is like Christmas. Until he makes the mistake of wishing he was someone else. The next morning he wakes up as Bob Snarby, trapped in a cruel and squalid funfair world inhabited by hopeless criminals, mysterious fortune tellers and - worst of all - the murderous Finn. But he's there for a reason, as Tad discovers when he begins to untangle a secret that will introduce him to the most unexpected enemy of all...

Point Blanc Graphic Novel

Point Blanc Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2011

An explosive graphic novel adaptation of Alex Rider's second thrilling mission.Investigations into the "e;accidental"e; deaths of two of the world's most powerful men have revealed just one link: both had a son attending Point Blanc Academy, a school for rebellious rich kids run by the sinister Dr Grief and set high in the French Alps. Armed with a new collection of gadgets, Alex must infiltrate the academy as a pupil and establish the truth about what is really happening there... Featuring full-colour, action-packed, Manga-style art, this graphic novel is ideal for encouraging reluctant readers.

Switch

Switch

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2011

A boy's casual wish leads him into a dark and mysterious world in this thrilling adventure from the creator of Alex Rider.For Tad Spencer, only son of a fabulously wealthy businessman, every day is like Christmas. Until he makes the mistake of wishing he was someone else. The next morning he wakes up as Bob Snarby, trapped in a cruel and squalid funfair world inhabited by hopeless criminals, mysterious fortune tellers and - worst of all - the murderous Finn. But he's there for a reason, as Tad discovers when he begins to untangle a secret that will introduce him to the most unexpected enemy of all...

EDGE - Horowitz Graphic Horror: The Hitchhiker

EDGE - Horowitz Graphic Horror: The Hitchhiker

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2010

Jacob is in the car when his dad stops to pick up a stranger in the rain - the hitchhiker. Who is he? And why is he out in a storm? Soon, Jacob has all the answers. Now he has to save his family from this madman, who will stop at nothing until they are all dead.Full colour, graphic novel adaptions of some of the most hauntingly entertaining Horowitz short stories.

More Bloody Horowitz

More Bloody Horowitz

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 06/09/2010

The number one bestselling creator of Alex Rider gives a whole new look in this mischevious collection of macabre tales.Stories of ultimate revenge, from freshly sold human meat and uncontrollable robots, to life-sucking MP3 players and reality TV where death is the penalty - all told with dark humour and gruesome relish, and made even more fiendish by retro illustrations, chilling facts and a puckish message from the author. This is Anthony Horowitz at his most wicked.

Power of Five: Raven's Gate

Power of Five: Raven's Gate

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

Discover the chilling new series from Anthony Horowitz. Visit www.powerof5.co.uk.Matt has always known he has unusual powers. Raised in foster care, he is sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, only to find himself in the midst of sinister goings-on. Matt investigates and uncovers a terrible secret - eight guardians are protecting the world from the Old Ones, beings banished long ago by five children. But devil worshippers want to let the Old Ones back in...

Power of Five: Raven's Gate

Power of Five: Raven's Gate

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

Discover the chilling new series from Anthony Horowitz. Visit www.powerof5.co.uk.Matt has always known he has unusual powers. Raised in foster care, he is sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, only to find himself in the midst of sinister goings-on. Matt investigates and uncovers a terrible secret - eight guardians are protecting the world from the Old Ones, beings banished long ago by five children. But devil worshippers want to let the Old Ones back in...

Power of Five: Raven's Gate - The Graphic Novel

Power of Five: Raven's Gate - The Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Tony Lee Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

An atmospheric graphic-novel adaptation of the Number 1 bestseller Raven's Gate, from the creator of Alex Rider.Sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, Matt Freeman finds himself in the midst of a sinister conspiracy of witchcraft and murder. He uncovers a terrible secret: the Old Ones - monstrous godlike beings once banished from our world - are trying to return. Matt is about to discover that he alone stands between the forces of evil and the annihilation of humanity... Featuring striking, high-contrast black-and-white art with vibrant splashes of colour, this distinctive graphic novel captures the brooding atmosphere of the bestselling book.

Power of Five: Evil Star

Power of Five: Evil Star

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

The second action-packed chiller in the supernatural series from bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz.After his experiences at Raven's Gate, fourteen-year-old Matt Freeman thinks his days of battling evil are over. But he is pulled into another horrifying adventure when he discovers a second gate exists. Matt and his friend Richard travel to Peru and, assisted by a secret organization known as the Nexus, follow a series of clues to the gate's whereabouts. But there is a traitor in the Nexus... Richard is kidnapped. Matt manages to escape with the help of Pablo, a local boy. The pair travel to the Nazca desert and Matt realizes the horrifying truth: the Nazca lines are the second gate - it is about to open. But, this time, will he have the strength to prevent it?

Power of Five: Evil Star

Power of Five: Evil Star

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

The second action-packed chiller in the supernatural series from bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz.After his experiences at Raven's Gate, fourteen-year-old Matt Freeman thinks his days of battling evil are over. But he is pulled into another horrifying adventure when he discovers a second gate exists. Matt and his friend Richard travel to Peru and, assisted by a secret organization known as the Nexus, follow a series of clues to the gate's whereabouts. But there is a traitor in the Nexus... Richard is kidnapped. Matt manages to escape with the help of Pablo, a local boy. The pair travel to the Nazca desert and Matt realizes the horrifying truth: the Nazca lines are the second gate - it is about to open. But, this time, will he have the strength to prevent it?

Power of Five: Nightrise

Power of Five: Nightrise

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

The battle with the Old Ones continues in the third exciting volume of the bestselling Power of Five series, from the creator of Alex Rider.Nevada, USA. Fourteen-year-old twins Jamie and Scott Tyler are performing a mind-reading act in a dingy theatre. But when a sinister multinational corporation, Nightrise, kidnaps Scott, Jamie is left alone - and wanted for murder. He becomes embroiled in a corrupt presidential campaign and breaks into the American prison system before being propelled ten thousand years into the past, where he encounters the other Gatekeepers and witnesses the creation of Raven's Gate - and the first fateful battle against the Old Ones.

Power of Five: Nightrise

Power of Five: Nightrise

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

The battle with the Old Ones continues in the third exciting volume of the bestselling Power of Five series, from the creator of Alex Rider.Nevada, USA. Fourteen-year-old twins Jamie and Scott Tyler are performing a mind-reading act in a dingy theatre. But when a sinister multinational corporation, Nightrise, kidnaps Scott, Jamie is left alone - and wanted for murder. He becomes embroiled in a corrupt presidential campaign and breaks into the American prison system before being propelled ten thousand years into the past, where he encounters the other Gatekeepers and witnesses the creation of Raven's Gate - and the first fateful battle against the Old Ones.

Power of Five: Necropolis

Power of Five: Necropolis

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

The eagerly-awaited fourth book in this bestselling series. Hong Kong has been taken over by the Old Ones and has become Necropolis, city of the dead. Once in, there is no way out...Evil has been unleashed on the world and only five children - with special powers - can save it. Matt and the other three desperately need to find Scar, the final gatekeeper, who has been trapped in Hong Kong, where puddles of water turn into puddles of blood, where ghosts, demons and hideous creatures stalk the streets. Matt has no choice but to follow her. Now, both imprisoned, their only hope of survival is to reach a secret door in the Man Ho temple. But even if Scar can find her psychic power, it may already be too late.

Power of Five: Necropolis

Power of Five: Necropolis

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2010

The eagerly-awaited fourth book in this bestselling series. Hong Kong has been taken over by the Old Ones and has become Necropolis, city of the dead. Once in, there is no way out...Evil has been unleashed on the world and only five children - with special powers - can save it. Matt and the other three desperately need to find Scar, the final gatekeeper, who has been trapped in Hong Kong, where puddles of water turn into puddles of blood, where ghosts, demons and hideous creatures stalk the streets. Matt has no choice but to follow her. Now, both imprisoned, their only hope of survival is to reach a secret door in the Man Ho temple. But even if Scar can find her psychic power, it may already be too late.

Ark Angel

Ark Angel

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 02/11/2009

Alex Rider is in hospital and determined to put his spying days behind him. But he is forced back into action when the vicious terrorist group Force Three takes him prisoner. Alex makes his escape - yet his most perilous adventure is only just beginning. Alex must stop Force Three in their attempt to destroy Russian billionaire Nikolei Drevin and his revolutionary space hotel Ark Angel; but this time, the teenage superspy will have to push himself to the limits - and beyond. Visit the Alex Rider website at www.alexrider.com.

Scorpia

Scorpia

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 19/10/2009

Still reeling from the terrible discovery he has made about his father, teenage MI6 superspy, Alex Rider, is determined to find out more. Travelling to Italy, he manages to infiltrate the glamorous world of Claudia Rothman, beautiful society hostess and member of the international criminal organization, Scorpia. She reveals that Alex's father was murdered by MI6, in an operation masterminded by Head of Special Operations, Mrs Jones. Shocked and angry, Alex faces a choice: to continue to work with the British security services, or to become an agent for Scorpia, and get revenge.

Eagle Strike

Eagle Strike

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 05/10/2009

Reluctant MI6 agent Alex Rider is relaxing in the south of France until a sudden, ruthless attack on his hosts plunges him back into a world of violence and mystery - and this time, MI6 don't want to know. Alex is determined to track down his friends' attackers, even if he must do it alone. But it's a path that leads to a long-buried secret - and a discovery more terrible than anything he could have imagined. Visit the Alex Rider website at www.alexrider.com

Skeleton Key

Skeleton Key

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/09/2009

Teenage superspy Alex Rider is enlisted by the national security services again - this time for a routine reconnaissance mission at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. But before long, Alex finds himself caught up in a terrifying chain of events that leads from the Chinese Triad gangs in London to an undercover assignment in Cuba. Alex begins to make chilling links between suspicious deaths, an illegal nuclear weapons deal and the plans of his host, Russian General Sarov, for the future of the world... Visit the Alex Rider website at www.alexrider.com

Point Blanc

Point Blanc

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 07/09/2009

Investigations into the "e;accidental"e; deaths of two of the world's most powerful men have revealed just one link: both had a son attending Point Blanc Academy - an exclusive school for rebellious rich kids, run by the sinister Dr Grief and set high on an isolated mountain peak in the French Alps. Armed only with a false ID and a new collection of brilliantly disguised gadgets, Alex must infiltrate the academy as a pupil and establish the truth about what is really happening there. Visit the Alex Rider website at www.alexrider.com

Groosham Grange - Two Books in One!

Groosham Grange - Two Books in One!

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2005

This bind-up combines Groosham Grange, the Lancashire Children's Book of the Year, with its gripping sequel, Return to Groosham Grange. David quickly discovers that his new school, Groosham Grange, is a very weird place indeed. New pupils sign their names in blood; the French teacher disappears every full moon and the assistant headmaster keeps something very chilling in his room... And that's just the first year. In his second year, David is on a course to win the Unholy Grail - but something is trying to stop him from winning.

Point Blanc

Point Blanc

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2004

What's the hook? Packed with action and offbeat humour, Point Blanc captivates readers of all abilities. What are the themes? Violence for political goals, more dilemmas and the misuse of science. Teaching points? Vivid descriptions, convincing dialogue and cinematic sequences offer opportunities for modelling and storyboarding. An excellent model for introducing irony and parody.

Stormbreaker

Stormbreaker

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2004

What's the hook? Action and tongue-in-cheek humour grip even the most reluctant reader. What are the themes? Moral dilemmas, the nature of heroism and individual vs society. Teaching points? Exciting action sequences, convincing dialogue and cinematic imagery make Stormbreaker ideal for modelling and storyboarding. Allows for exploration of the thriller genre and comparison work with Fleming's James Bond.

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