Anthony Horowitz

Books by Anthony Horowitz

A Line to Kill

Author Anthony Horowitz and his collaborator, former detective Daniel Hawthorne are invited to a newly set-up literary festival on the island of Alderney but this is quickly derailed by the murder of a wealthy islander.

Reviewed on 27 November 2021 by Linda Wilson


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

Trigger Mortis

James Bond is tasked with keeping a British racing driver safe on the notoriously difficult Nurburgring circuit.

Reviewed on 28 May 2016 by Linda Wilson


After the tragic happenings at Reichenbach Falls, two detectives join forces to ensure the void left by Sherlock Holmes in London is filled, and the one left by Moriarty is not.

Reviewed on 13 December 2014 by Madeleine Marsh