Yet again Anthony Horowitz has come up trumps with an edge-of-the-seat thriller with some brilliantly spun twists that will keep you guessing right up to the very end. The female protagonist is brilliantly portrayed - the first time, we think Horowitz has led with a female character. it's sure to get more girls reading him and it certainly won't disappoint the boys. The only disappointment after finishing this one will be waiting for the next one.
Hong Kong has been taken over by the Old Ones and has become Necropolis, city of the dead. Once in, there is no way out... Evil has been unleashed on the world and only five children - with special powers - can save it.
Publication date: 04/07/2013
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
|Publication date:||4th July 2013|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||General fiction (Children's / Teenage),|
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.More About Anthony Horowitz