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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

The Diamond Brothers in The Falcon's Malteser

The Diamond Brothers in The Falcon's Malteser

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

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestselling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz. Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. When a dwarf comes into the office and leaves a package, Tim Diamond, the world's worst private-detective, is faced with his toughest case yet. The office is ransacked and the package is found to contain simply a box of Maltesers. Who was the dwarf ... and why was he murdered shortly after his visit?

The Diamond Brothers in The Blurred Man & I Know What You Did Last Wednesday

The Diamond Brothers in The Blurred Man & I Know What You Did Last Wednesday

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

Two Diamond Brothers cases in one sparkling volume by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency, in this Chandler-esque spoof by Anthony Horowitz, creator of the bestselling Alex Rider series. Tim Diamond is the world's worst private detective, but unfortunately for his younger brother Nick, the cases keep coming in. First a man runover by a steamroller, and then a remote Scottish island where the guests are dying. Can Nick and Tim find the murderers before it's too late?

Diamond Brothers in The French Confection & The Greek Who Stole Christmas

Diamond Brothers in The French Confection & The Greek Who Stole Christmas

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 05/05/2016

Two hilarious Diamond Brothers investigations in one volume by the number one bestselling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency, in this Chandler-esque spoof from the creator of the bestselling Alex Rider series. Life as the younger brother of the world's most defective detective can be tough - and these two adventures will test Nick to the full. What connects them? Murder! And if the Diamond Brothers don't play their cards right, they could be next...

Diamond Brothers in Public Enemy Number Two

Diamond Brothers in Public Enemy Number Two

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestelling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. Wisecracking young Nick Diamond finds himself sharing a prison cell with Johnny Powers, Public Enemy No.1. His only chance of rescuing the situation is to nail master criminal the Fence. But first, Nick has to get out of jail...

Diamond Brothers in The Blurred Man & I Know What You Did Last Wednesday

Diamond Brothers in The Blurred Man & I Know What You Did Last Wednesday

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

Two Diamond Brothers cases in one sparkling volume by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency, in this Chandler-esque spoof by Anthony Horowitz, creator of the bestselling Alex Rider series. Tim Diamond is the world's worst private detective, but unfortunately for his younger brother Nick, the cases keep coming in. First a man runover by a steamroller, and then a remote Scottish island where the guests are dying. Can Nick and Tim find the murderers before it's too late?

Diamond Brothers in South by South East

Diamond Brothers in South by South East

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestelling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. Tim is broke. So when a mysterious stranger offers him a wad of money for his overcoat, it seems like a stroke of good fortune. But there are worse things than being broke. Being shot, for one - which is what happens to the stranger, and could soon be the fate of the Diamond Brothers...

Diamond Brothers in The Falcon's Malteser

Diamond Brothers in The Falcon's Malteser

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

A hilarious story about the world's worst detectives by the bestselling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz.Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's most defective detectives, by the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. When a dwarf comes into the office and leaves a package, Tim Diamond, the world's worst private-detective, is faced with his toughest case yet. The office is ransacked and the package is found to contain simply a box of Maltesers. Who was the dwarf ... and why was he murdered shortly after his visit?

Return to Groosham Grange

Return to Groosham Grange

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2016

The ghoulishly funny sequel to Groosham Grange by number one bestselling author Anthony Horowitz. In the wickedly funny sequel to Groosham Grange by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, someone is trying to destroy David Eliot's school. A year ago, he'd have been happy to see the end of Groosham Grange and its ghoulish teachers. Now, he's on course to win the Unholy Grail, a cup of magical power presented to the star pupil. But a series of suspicious mishaps sees the gap between David and new boy Vincent King narrow alarmingly. Someone, it seems, is trying to stop David winning - and, worse, threatening Groosham Grange itself!

The Devil and His Boy

The Devil and His Boy

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2016

Chase through the streets of Elizabethan London in this thrilling adventure by number one bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz. London is dirty, distant and dangerous ... but that's where orphan Tom Falconer is heading. And he's got a whole assortment of vicious criminals hot on his heels. Tom is helpless and alone until he meets Moll Cutpurse, a thirteen-year-old pickpocket. Together they find themselves chased across the city by the murderous Ratsey. But it's only on the first night of a new play - The Devil and his Boy - that Tom realizes that the fate of the Queen and indeed the entire country rests in his hand

Devil and His Boy

Devil and His Boy

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 18/02/2016

Chase through the streets of Elizabethan London in this thrilling adventure by number one bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz.London is dirty, distant and dangerous ... but that's where orphan Tom Falconer is heading. And he's got a whole assortment of vicious criminals hot on his heels. Tom is helpless and alone until he meets Moll Cutpurse, a thirteen-year-old pickpocket. Together they find themselves chased across the city by the murderous Ratsey. But it's only on the first night of a new play - The Devil and his Boy - that Tom realizes that the fate of the Queen and indeed the entire country rests in his hand

Return to Groosham Grange

Return to Groosham Grange

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 18/02/2016

The ghoulishly funny sequel to Groosham Grange by number one bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.In the wickedly funny sequel to Groosham Grange by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, someone is trying to destroy David Eliot's school. A year ago, he'd have been happy to see the end of Groosham Grange and its ghoulish teachers. Now, he's on course to win the Unholy Grail, a cup of magical power presented to the star pupil. But a series of suspicious mishaps sees the gap between David and new boy Vincent King narrow alarmingly. Someone, it seems, is trying to stop David winning - and, worse, threatening Groosham Grange itself!

Scorpia Graphic Novel

Scorpia Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2016

A bold and stylish graphic adaptation of Alex Rider's fifth mission. In the fifth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex travels to Venice to discover the truth about his past. But the truth lies with a criminal organization known as Scorpia, and Alex must make a choice ... work for MI6 once more, or betray everything he believes in.

Point Blanc Graphic Novel

Point Blanc Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2016

A stylish new edition of the acclaimed graphic novel adaptation of Alex Rider's second thrilling mission. Investigations into the accidental deaths of two of the world's most powerful men have revealed just one link: both had a son attending Point Blanc Academy, a school for rebellious rich kids run by the sinister Dr Grief and set high in the French Alps. Armed with a new collection of gadgets, Alex must infiltrate the academy as a pupil and establish the truth about what is really happening there.

Eagle Strike Graphic Novel

Eagle Strike Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2016

A bold and stylish reissue of the groundbreaking and hugely popular graphic adaptation of Alex Rider's fourth mission. Relaxing in the south of France, reluctant MI6 agent Alex Rider is finally able to feel like any ordinary fourteen-year-old - until a sudden, ruthless attack on his hosts plunges him back into a world of violence and mystery. And this time, MI6 don't want to know. Alex is determined to track down his friends' attackers, even if he must do it alone. But it's a path that leads to a long-buried secret - and a discovery more terrible than anything he could have imagined. Alex Rider has 90 minutes to save the world.

Stormbreaker Graphic Novel

Stormbreaker Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2016

A bold and stylish reissue of the groundbreaking and hugely popular graphic adaptation of Alex Rider's very first mission. Forcibly recruited into MI6 after the mysterious death of his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex is sent to infiltrate the organization of a sinister billionaire. Within days he's gone from schoolboy to superspy - and it looks like his first assignment may be his last...

Skeleton Key Graphic Novel

Skeleton Key Graphic Novel

Author: Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2016

A stylish new edition of the acclaimed graphic novel adaptation of Alex Rider's third thrilling mission. The hazy days of Wimbledon are the unlikely first link in a terrifying chain of events. Alex Rider, reluctant teenage spy, is forced into hiding after his recce mission as a ballboy makes him a target for a murderous Chinese gang. Sent to the island Skeleton Key, Alex is thrown into further danger as from there, General Sarov - an insane Russian - has plans to destroy the world. Alone, with just a handful of gadgets, Alex must outwit Sarov as the seconds tick away...