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Anthony Horowitz - Author

About the Author

Anthony Horowitz may have committed more (fictional) murders than any other living author. As a TV screenwriter he created both MIDSOMER MURDERS and the BAFTA-winning FOYLE'S WAR. Other TV work includes POIROT and the widely acclaimed mini-series COLLISION and INJUSTICE. He is also the author of a string of bestselling children's books, including the ALEX RIDER series which has sold 13 million copies worldwide. He has often claimed Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to be an inspiration for his work ever since encountering the Holmes canon, aged 16. He currently lives in Clerkenwell.

Featured books by Anthony Horowitz

Trigger Mortis A James Bond Novel

Trigger Mortis A James Bond Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Literary legend James Bond returns to his 1950s heyday in this exhilarating thriller by Sunday Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz. It's 1957 and James Bond (agent 007) has only just survived his showdown with Auric Goldfinger at Fort Knox. By his side is Pussy Galore, who was with him at the end. Unknown to either of them, the USSR and the West are in a deadly struggle for technological superiority. And SMERSH is back. The Soviet counter-intelligence agency plans to sabotage a Grand Prix race at the most dangerous track in Europe. But it's Bond who finds himself in the driving seat and events take an unexpected turn when he observes a suspicious meeting between SMERSH's driver and a sinister Korean millionaire, Jai Seong Sin. Soon Bond is pitched into an entirely different race uncovering a plan that could bring the West to its knees.

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Trigger Mortis A James Bond Novel

Trigger Mortis A James Bond Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2015

James Bond is back where he belongs. Anthony Horowitz's new novel is a thrilling tour de force, sure to delight fans of the original 007 novels and new readers alike. It also features previously unseen material written by Bond's creator, Ian Fleming. The story begins in the lethal world of Grand Prix and an attempt by the Russians to sabotage a race at Nurburgring, the most dangerous track in Europe. Bond is in the driving seat but events swiftly take an unexpected turn, pitching him into an entirely different race with implications that could change the world.

Moriarty

Moriarty

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/10/2014

Sherlock Holmes is dead. Days after Holmes and his arch-enemy Moriarty fall to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls, Pinkerton agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. The death of Moriarty has created a poisonous vacuum which has been swiftly filled by a fiendish new criminal mastermind who has risen to take his place. Ably assisted by Inspector Athelney Jones of Scotland Yard, a devoted student of Holmes's methods of investigation and deduction, Frederick Chase must forge a path through the darkest corners of the capital to shine light on this shadowy figure, a man much feared but seldom seen, a man determined to engulf London in a tide of murder and menace.

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Other books by Anthony Horowitz

Horowitz Horror: Burnt

Horowitz Horror: Burnt

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2002

Enter the strange and twisted world of Anthony Horowitz, and prepare for the fright of your life. Six books in total, with 2-3 stories in each. Tim's uncle Nigel is determined to get a tan, despite his pale skin. But he isn't just burning, he's fast frying,. Gary discovers that Mother Nature doesn't like it when you ignore the Country Code. Nick and Jeremy are on a night bus at Halloween but the other scarred and rotting passengers aren't trick-or-treaters! And Ben doesn't really believe in ghosts, but it does make him nervous that no-one has ever left Twist Cottage, his new home, alive. Ordinary objects or events, take on unexpected and chilling twists in these fabulously scary stories.

Horowitz Horror: Killer Camera

Horowitz Horror: Killer Camera

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2002

Enter the strange and twisted world of Anthony Horowitz, and prepare for the fright of your life. Six books in total, with 2-3 stories in each. David's mobile seems to have a hotline to heaven...or hell. And Isabel is in for a nasty surprise next time she takes a bath. Ordinary objects or events, take unexpected and chilling twists in these fabulously scary stories.

Horowitz Horror: The Phone Goes Dead

Horowitz Horror: The Phone Goes Dead

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2002

Enter the strange and twisted world of Anthony Horowitz, and prepare for the fright of your life. Six books in total, with 2-3 stories in each. David's mobile seems to have a hotline to heaven...or hell. And Isabel is in for a nasty surprise next time she takes a bath. Ordinary objects or events, take unexpected and chilling twists in these fabulously scary stories.

Falcon's Malteser

Falcon's Malteser

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2002

When a dwarf comes into the office and leaves a package, Tim Diamond, the world's worst private dick, is faced with his toughest case yet. The office is ransacked and the package is found to contain a box of Maltesers. Who was the dwarf and why was he murdered shortly after his visit?

Stormbreaker

Stormbreaker

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2000

When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, Alex Rider goes from schoolboy to superspy within days as his world is turned upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in gruelling SAS training. Then, armed with his own special set of secret gadgets, he's off on his first mission. His destination is the depths of Cornwall, where middle-eastern multi-millionaire Herod Sayle is producing his state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers. Sayle's offered to give one free to every school in the country - but MI6 thinks there's more to the gift than meets the eye. Only Alex can find out the truth. But time is running out and Alex soons finds himself in mortal danger. It looks as if his first assignment may well be his last...

Mind Games

Mind Games

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

When Mark Styler, a writer of glossy 'true crime' paperbacks, tries to get an interview with Easterman, a notorious serial killer, he has no idea what he's walking into. First he has to get past Dr Farquhar, the quixotic head of Fairfields - the asylum where Easterman is kept. But soon he discovers that nothing is what it seems. Who is the mysterious Borson? Where did he get the meat in the fridge? And why isn't the skeleton in the closet? Mindgame is a puzzle-box of a play. A dazzling thriller and a jet black comedy that twists its way towards a shocking conclusion. Reading the text is the only way to uncover all the clues.

Horowitz Horror 2

Horowitz Horror 2

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/1999

Some mysterious deaths linked to a second hand camera, a boy trapped inside a computer game, a frightening journey on a bus that doesn't seem to exist and a terrifying dream that comes true. These are some of the horror stories in this collection.

Granny

Granny

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/1995

12-year-old Jordan 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. Even so Joe is shocked by the malicious gleam in her eye as she gives him a Christmas present fit for a two-year-old. It's the look of a predatory crocodile, and Joe starts to suspect that Granny has unpleasant designs on him. But what are they and how can he foil them? All is revealed in this story. Anthony Horowitz has written several books for children, including Groosham Grange - Winner of the 1990 Lancashire Book Award, The Falcon's Malteser and South by South East .

The Night of the Scorpion

The Night of the Scorpion

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/01/1985