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Twist Cottage : Horowitz Horror - Anthony Horowitz

Twist Cottage

Horowitz Horror

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Published: 10th July 2008
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
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By the best-selling author of the Alex Rider series

Two spooky short stories by Anthony Horowitz, a master-storyteller and the best-selling author of the Alex Rider series.

All the previous owners of Twist Cottage have died in mysterious circumstances. Just a coincidence, thinks Ben, when he, his father and his unpleasant new stepmother move in. But then he starts to discover the cottage’s secret . . .

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.

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 was chosen by the Ian Fleming estate to write the new James Bond novel which was published in 2015. Anthony has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children’s Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children’s Book Award.


In 2014 Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature. He has also created and written many major television series, including Injustice, Collision and the award-winning Foyle’s War.

Visit Anthony Horowitz's Booktopia Author Page


ISBN: 9781846169731
ISBN-10: 1846169739
Series: Horowitz Horror
Audience: Children
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 10th July 2008
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.08
Edition Number: 1