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Anthony Horowitz

"You're never too young to die"

Anthony Horowitz - Alex Rider

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is best known as a screenwriter and children's novelist. Born in 1955 in North London, he was educated at Rugby School and York University, and published his first book, Enter Frederick K Bower, in 1978.

He created the television series Foyle's War, Murder in Mind, Midsomer Murders, Crime Traveller and Menace, and has written episodes for many more, including Agatha Christie's Poirot, Murder Most Horrid and Robin of Sherwood.

His books for children include the Alex Rider series about the teenage secret agent: Stormbreaker (2000), which became a film in 2006; Point Blanc (2001); Skeleton Key (2002); Eagle Strike (2003); Scorpia (2004); Ark Angel (2005), winner of the 2006 British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year; Snakehead (2007), shortlisted for the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize, and The Mission Files (2008), an essential guide for the teenage spy. The latest in the Alex Rider series is Crocodile Tears (2009).

Further series are the Diamond Brothers series of mystery stories and the Groosham Grange series - the most recent of which is Return to Groosham Grange (2003). He also writes short stories and these, originally collected as Horowitz Horror (1999) and More Horowitz Horror (2000), have been reissued as Scared (2000) and, more recently, as The Complete Horowitz Horror (2008). Recent books are Necropolis: City of the Dead (2008), the fourth in the series Power of Five, coming after Raven's Gate (2005), Evil Star (2006) and Nightrise (2007); and The Greek that Stole Christmas (2007), the most recent of the Diamond Brothers series.

Anthony Horowitz has also written a horror film, The Gathering, starring Christina Ricci. He lives in London.

The Power Of Five Series
2013 - Nightrise
2013 - Oblivion
2013 - Raven's Gate
2013 - Evil Star
2013 - Necropolis
 
Anthony Horowitz Legends Series (USA Editions)
2011 - Beasts and Monsters
 
The Gateskeeper Series (US Editions of The Power Of Five)
2011 - Necropolis
2008 - Nightrise
2007 - Evil Star
2006 - Raven's Gate
 
Anthony Horowitz Legends Series (Aus Editions)
2011 - Legends : Death and the Underworld
2011 - Legends : Heroes and Villains
2010 - Battles and Quests
2010 - Beasts and Monsters
 
The Pocket Horowitz Collection
2008 - Killer Camera
2008 - Burnt
2008 - The Phone Goes Dead
2008 - Twist Cottage
2008 - The Night Bus
2008 - Scared
 
The Diamond Brothers Series
2007 - The Greek Who Stole Christmas
2007 - I Know What You Did Last Wednesday
2007 - The French Confection
 
The Alex Rider Series (USA Editions)
2011 - Alex Rider : Scorpia Rising
2010 - Alex Rider : Crocodile Tears
2008 - Alex Rider : Snakehead
2007 - Alex Rider : Ark Angel
2006 - Alex Rider : Eagle Strike
2006 - Alex Rider : Point Blank
2006 - Alex Rider : Stormbreaker
2006 - Alex Rider : Skeleton Key
2006 - Alex Rider : Scorpia
 
Alex Rider Series (AU Editions)
2013 - Russian Roulette
2011 - Alex Rider : Scorpia Rising