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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

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...

Die funf Tore 5 - Feuerfluch

Die funf Tore 5 - Feuerfluch

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 14/12/2015

Der zweite Teil des groen Finales! Die fnf Torhter sind ber den gesamten Globus verteilt. Sie werden von Handlangern der Alten gejagt oder gefangen gehalten. Nur wenn es ihnen gelingt, sich an einem Ort zu versammeln und ihre Krfte zu bndeln, knnen sie die Alten und ihren Anfhrer Chaos besiegen. Matt ruft seine Freunde in der Traumwelt zusammen und verkndet seinen Plan: Sie alle sollen nach Oblivion kommen, wo sich Chaos' Festung befindet. Hier in der Antarktis, am Ende der Welt, wird sich das Schicksal der Fnf erfllen. In Anthony Horowitz' Reihe Die fnf Tore lauern Dmonen und Monster aus anderen Dimensionen hinter jedem der Portale. Fnf Jugendliche sind die einzigen Torwchter, die sie beschtzen knnen, ohne davon zu wissen. Matt ist einer von ihnen und muss nun mit Hilfe seiner bernatrlichen Krfte die anderen finden, um gemeinsam mit ihnen die Tore zu zerstren. Eine explosive Mischung aus Spannung, Action und Fantasy fr Leser ab 12 Jahren. "e;Feuerfluch"e; ist der sechste Band der Die Fnf Tore-Reihe. Die fnf Vorgngertitel lauten "e;Todeskreis"e;, "e;Teufelsstern"e;, "e;Schattenmacht"e;, "e;Hllenpforte"e; und "e;Zeitentod"e;.

Die funf Tore 5 - Zeitentod

Die funf Tore 5 - Zeitentod

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 14/12/2015

Der erste Teil des groen Finales! Zehn Jahre nach der Flucht der Torhter aus Hongkong liegt die Welt in Trmmern. Die Alten kontrollieren Wirtschaft und Regierungen, sie verursachen Naturkatastrophen und zerstren die menschliche Zivilisation. In dieses Szenario treten Matt, Jamie, Scott, Pedro und Scarlett, als wren nur Sekunden seit ihrer Flucht aus Hong Kong vergangen. Nun mssen sie sich in einer Welt am Rande des Abgrunds zurechtfinden - und landen zu alldem auch noch an verschiedenen Enden der Erde. Jeder ist auf sich gestellt, getrennt von den anderen, geschwcht. Aber nur wenn alle fnf Torhter zusammenkommen, hat die Menschheit eine Chance zu berleben. In Anthony Horowitz' Reihe Die fnf Tore lauern Dmonen und Monster aus anderen Dimensionen hinter jedem der Portale. Fnf Jugendliche sind die einzigen Torwchter, die sie beschtzen knnen, ohne davon zu wissen. Matt ist einer von ihnen und muss nun mit Hilfe seiner bernatrlichen Krfte die anderen finden, um gemeinsam mit ihnen die Tore zu zerstren. Eine explosive Mischung aus Spannung, Action und Fantasy fr Leser ab 12 Jahren. "e;Zeitentod"e; ist der fnfte Band der Die Fnf Tore-Reihe. Die vier Vorgngertitel lauten "e;Todeskreis"e;, "e;Teufelsstern"e;, "e;Schattenmacht"e; und "e;Hllenpforte"e;.

Trigger Mortis

Trigger Mortis

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2015

Literary legend James Bond returns to his 1950s heyday in this exhilarating thriller by Sunday Timesbestselling 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 with implications that could change the world. Thrown together with American agent, Jeopardy Lane, Bond uncovers a plan that will bring the West to its knees in a heart-stopping climax. Welcoming back familiar faces, including M and Miss Moneypenny, international bestselling author Anthony Horowitz ticks all the boxes: speed, danger, strong women and fiendish villains, to reinvent the golden age of Bond in this brilliantly gripping adventure. TRIGGER MORTIS is also the first James Bond novel to feature previously unseen Ian Fleming material. This is James Bond as Fleming imagined him.

James Bond: Trigger Mortis - Der Finger Gottes

James Bond: Trigger Mortis - Der Finger Gottes

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

Der neue Roman von Anthony Horowitz hebt sich von den modernen James Bond-Romanen in einzigartiger Weise ab: Er beinhaltet unveroffentlichtes Material, das von Ian Fleming verfasst wurde und zu dem Horowitz exklusiven Zugang hat. In den 1950ern schrieb Ian Fleming zahlreiche Episodenentwurfe fur eine James Bond-TV-Serie die jedoch nie gedreht wurde. Als Vorlage fr diesen Roman whlte Horowitz "e;Mord auf Rdern"e;. James Bond taucht in die gefhrliche Welt des Motorsports ein - und gelangt bei seiner Reise um die Welt auch nach Deutschland, zum Nrburgring.

Groosham Grange

Groosham Grange

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2015

A hilarious, spooky tale from the number one bestselling author Anthony Horowitz. A wickedly funny story by the number one bestelling author Anthony Horowitz, with brand new illustrations by Tony Ross. Sent to Groosham Grange as a last resort by his parents, David Eliot quickly discovers that his new school is a very weird place indeed. New pupils are made to sign their names in blood; the French teacher disappears every full moon; the assistant headmaster keeps something very chilling in his room... What's the meaning of the black rings everyone wears? Where do the other pupils vanish to at night? Most important of all, how on earth can David get away - alive?

The Switch

The Switch

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2015

A dark and mysterious adventure from the number one bestselling author of the Alex Rider series. A boy's casual wish leads him into a dark and mysterious world in this thrilling adventure from the bestselling author of the Alex Rider series. For Tad Spencer, only son of a fabulously wealthy businessman, every day is like Christmas. Until he makes the mistake of wishing he was someone else. The next morning he wakes up as Bob Snarby, trapped in a cruel and squalid funfair world inhabited by hopeless criminals, mysterious fortune tellers and - worst of all - the murderous Finn. But he's there for a reason, as Tad discovers when he begins to untangle a secret that will introduce him to the most unexpected enemy of all...

Stormbreaker

Stormbreaker

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/07/2015

Wickedly Funny Horowitz Boxset

Wickedly Funny Horowitz Boxset

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2015

Die funf Tore 4 - Hollenpforte

Die funf Tore 4 - Hollenpforte

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2015

Dann sturzte sich die Dunkelheit mit der Wucht eines Expresszuges auf sie und in diesem Moment passierte es. Sie spurte, wie sich etwas in ihr loste. Es war, als wurde ein Fenster eingeschlagen, und sie wusste, dass sie nie wieder so sein wurde wie vorher. Exotische Schaupltze, faszinierende Figuren und Action nonstop: Erfolgsautor Anthony Horowitz beweist einmal mehr, dass er ein absoluter Meister seines Fachs ist. In Horowitz' Reihe Die fnf Tore lauern Dmonen und Monster aus anderen Dimensionen hinter jedem der Portale. Fnf Jugendliche sind die einzigen Torwchter, die sie beschtzen knnen, ohne davon zu wissen. Matt ist einer von ihnen und muss nun mit Hilfe seiner bernatrlichen Krfte die anderen finden, um gemeinsam mit ihnen die Tore zu zerstren. Eine explosive Mischung aus Spannung, Action und Fantasy fr Leser ab 12 Jahren. "e;Hllenpforte"e; ist der vierte Band der Die Fnf Tore-Reihe. Die drei Vorgngertitel lauten "e;Todeskreis"e;, "e;Teufelsstern"e; und "e;Schattenmacht"e;.

Die funf Tore 3 - Schattenmacht

Die funf Tore 3 - Schattenmacht

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2015

Er schickte seine Gedanken aus, rief den Namen seines Bruders, ohne einen Laut von sich zu geben. Nichts. Keine Reaktion. Jamie spurte diese Stille und sie verriet ihm, dass das eingetreten war, was er am meisten furchtete: Er war allein. Jede Sekunde zhlt. Wenn Jamie nicht bald herausfindet, wohin sein Zwillingsbruder verschleppt wurde, wird er Scott niemals wiedersehen. Dunkle Mchte wollen ihn aus dem Weg schaffen, denn Scott ist einer der fnf Auserwhlten, die die Welt vor dem Bsen bewahren knnen. Doch whrend Jamie jeder Spur nach seinem Bruder hinterherjagt, wird er pltzlich selbst zum Gejagten. Auch auf ihn haben es die dunklen Mchte abgesehen. Und sie schrecken vor nichts zurck, um ihn in ihre Fnge zu bekommen - tot oder lebendig ... In Anthony Horowitz' Reihe Die fnf Tore lauern Dmonen und Monster aus anderen Dimensionen hinter jedem der Portale. Fnf Jugendliche sind die einzigen Torwchter, die sie beschtzen knnen, ohne davon zu wissen. Matt ist einer von ihnen und muss nun mit Hilfe seiner bernatrlichen Krfte die anderen finden, um gemeinsam mit ihnen die Tore zu zerstren. Eine explosive Mischung aus Spannung, Action und Fantasy fr Leser ab 12 Jahren. "e;Schattenmacht"e; ist der dritte Band der Die Fnf Tore-Reihe. Die Vorgngertitel lauten "e;Todeskreis"e; und "e;Teufelsstern"e;.

Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2015

The eagerly anticipated, deadly prequel to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the prequel to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, contract killer Yassen Gregorovich is given orders to kill Alex. But Yassen knows a secret from the past that connects him to the fourteen-year-old spy. What is it that makes one of them choose to do evil, and what does it take to turn him into a killer?

Scorpia

Scorpia

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2015

The deadly fifth mission in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. 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.

Eagle Strike

Eagle Strike

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2015

The fourth, thrilling episode in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the fourth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex is in the South of France, hoping to sever his links with MI6. But when a sudden attack on his hosts plunges Alex back into a world of violence, he soon uncovers a plan called Eagle strike - a discovery more terrible than anything he could have imagined.

Stormbreaker

Stormbreaker

Author: Anthony Horowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2015

The first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, fourteen-year-old Alex is forcibly recruited into MI6. Armed with secret gadgets, he is sent to investigate Herod Sayle, a man who is offering state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers to every school in the country. But the teenage spy soon finds himself in mortal danger.