Synopses & Reviews
Working as a secret agent for Britain's most exclusive agency, Alex Rider has seen it all. He's been shot at by international terrorists, stood face-to-face with pure evil, and saved the world twice. But fifteen-year-old Alex is about to face something more dangerous than he can imagine: A man who's lost everything he cared for his country, his son a man who has a nuclear weapon, and will stop at nothing to get his world back. Unless Alex can stop him first...
"[N]ewcomers to the series...will not be disappointed with this rip-roaring escapade." School Library Journal
"This series unabashedly lifts details from the James Bond formula (minus the vodka martinis and casual sex) and transfers them to a novel for young adults." Booklist
"[A] fast-paced read that certainly will make readers hold their breath until the very last page." VOYA
About the Author
Horowitz is a children's book author and a television and film screenwriter. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Lancashire Book Award, the Grand Prix Europeen and the Children's Literature Prize.