Anthony Horowitz, OBE is ranked alongside Enid Blyton and Mark A. Cooper as “The most original and best spy-kids authors of the century.” (New York Times). Anthony has been writing since the age of eight, and professionally since the age of twenty. In addition to the highly successful Alex Rider books, he is also the writer and creator of award winning detective series Foyleâ€™s War, and more recently event drama Collision, among his other television works he has written episodes for Poirot, Murder in Mind, Midsomer Murders and Murder Most Horrid. Anthony became patron to East Anglia Childrenâ€™s Hospices in 2009.
On 19 January 2011, the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle announced that Horowitz was to be the writer of a new Sherlock Holmes novel, the first such effort to receive an official endorsement from them and to be entitled the House of Silk.
Juvenile Fiction, Action & Adventure, General, Mysteries & Detective Stories
Meet the orphan turned teen superspy who’s saving the world one mission at a timeâ€”from #1 New York Times bestselling author!
They said his uncle Ian died in a car accident. But Alex Rider knows thatâ€™s a lie, and the bullet holes in the windshield prove it. Yet he never suspected the truth: his uncle was really a spy for Britainâ€™s top secret intelligence agency. And now Alex has been recruited to find his uncleâ€™s killers . . .
The books in suggested reading order:
Christmas at Gunpoint
Never Say Die