Author(s): Antony Johnston
Forcibly recruited into MI6 after the mysterious death of his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex is sent to infiltrate the organization of sinister billionaire Darrius Sayle. Within days he's gone from schoolboy to superspy - but it looks like his first assignment may be his last.
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, most recently with the latest adventure in the Alex Rider series, Russian Roulette and the highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels The House of Silk and Moriarty. Anthony was also chosen by the Ian Fleming estate to write the new James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis. Anthony 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. Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature. He has also created and written many major television series, including Midsomer Murders, Injustice, Collision and the award-winning Foyle's War.