Walker Books

Books published by Walker Books


Former teenage spy Alex Rider is dragged out of retirement by MI6 for one more operation and forced to go up against the most dangerous opponents he has ever faced – Nightshade, a criminal organisation that uses child operatives trained as assassins.

Reviewed on 24 July 2021 by Linda Wilson

Secret Weapon

Seven short stories featuring teenage spy Alex Rider.

Reviewed on 22 May 2021 by Linda Wilson

Alex Rider: The Graphic Novel Collection

The first five Alex Rider books in graphic novel format plunge the reluctant teenage spy into a variety of dangerous missions.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Linda Wilson

Never Say Die

Alex Rider, traumatised by the murder of his best friend and guardian, is determined to learn more about her death, even if his quest might extinguish the tiny flicker of hope kindled by an inexplicable email.

Reviewed on 21 November 2020 by Linda Wilson


Reluctant 14-year-old spy Alex Rider is sent to Cornwall to investigate rich philanthropist Herod Sayle and his plan to install a new generation of computer in every school in the UK. Alex soon realises that there’s a lot more to the Stormbreakers than Sayle is letting on, and with that knowledge comes extreme danger.

Reviewed on 19 September 2020 by Linda Wilson

Point Blanc

Reluctant teenage spy Alex Rider is sent undercover in an exclusive school for the rebellious offspring of some of the world’s richest people to find out what links two unexplained deaths to Point Blanc academy in the Alps.

Reviewed on 19 September 2020 by Linda Wilson

Beyond the Wall

Cassia is the slave of a wealthy Roman living in Roman Britain. She escapes the attention of her master and runs to Roman London and then on up beyond Hadrian’s Wall, saving her brother and meeting Marcus, who she is not sure she can trust.

Reviewed on 20 January 2018 by John Barnbrook

The Hate U Give

Sixteen-year-old Starr is the only witness to the shooting, by a police officer, of her friend Khalil, a killing that comes close to tearing her neighbourhood apart.

Reviewed on 22 July 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Cruelty

When Gwen Bloom’s diplomat father goes missing, she’s forced to take matters into her own hands if she ever wants to see him again.

Reviewed on 27 May 2017 by Linda Wilson