Alex Rider has been through a lot for his fourteen years. He's been shot at by international terrorists, chased down a mountainside, and stood face-to-face with evil. Twice, young Alex has saved the world. And twice, he has almost been killed doing it. But now Alex faces something even more dangerous. The desperation of a man who has lost everything he cared for: his country and his only son. A man who just happens to have a nuclear weapon and a serious grudge against the free world. To see his beloved Russia once again be a dominant power, he will stop at nothing. Unless Alex can stop him first.
The phenomenon that is the Alex Rider series returns with pulse-quickening action as, for the first time, Britain's MI6 and America's CIA unite forces. Be glad Alex is on our side.
About the Author
Anthony Horowitz is a hugely successful author and television screenwriter. His best-selling books include the Alex Rider series, the most recent title of which, Smokescreen, went to No 1. His television credits include screen writing for Midsomer Murders and Poirot and he is the creator and author of Foyle's War. He has two grown up sons, and lives in east London with his wife.
Series: Alex Rider
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 16th February 2006
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 13.34 x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.25