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South By South East : Diamond Brothers Series : Book 3 - Anthony Horowitz

South By South East

Diamond Brothers Series : Book 3

Paperback

Published: 1st May 2007
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
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The Diamond Brothers - the world's worst private-detective agency - are in deadly danger in this novel from the creator of the 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...

About the Author

Anthony Horowitz is one of the most popular and prolific children's writers working today. His series about teen superspy, Alex Rider, has now sold over 10 million copies world wide and Stormbreaker, the first title in the series, is a major feature film. He also writes extensively for TV, with credits that include Midsomer Murders, Poirot and the drama series Foyle's War. He is married to television producer Jill Green and lives in North London with his two sons, Nicholas and Cassian, and their dog, Lenny.

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.

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ISBN: 9781406306804
ISBN-10: 1406306800
Series: Diamond Brothers Mystery Ser.
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st May 2007
Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 13.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.17