Alex Rider The Complete Missions 11 Books Box Set - Ages 9-14 - By Anthony Horowitz
Alex Rider, a series which focuses on fiction spy by a British author called Anthony Horowitz. The series is popular among the age group of young adults and teenagers. The very first book in the series is called Stormbreaker and this was released in the United Kingdom in 2000, this was adapted into a movie in 2006. Anthony Horowitz is one of the most well known authors, he is one very skilled and versatile writer, as he not only writes but he also appears on TV, plays and gets involved with Journalism. Horowitz has written over 40 fantastic titles which includes one of the bestselling books Alex Rider. This series has been estimated to have sold more than 19 million copies. Horowitz had also written the epic and mysterious series called Power of Five.
Horowitz has initiated many ideas and series which are loved by many, such as the Midsomer Murders where he wrote the first seven episodes. The Alex Rider series was featured in the New York Times bestseller series, many compare this series to the James Bond series. Alex, the protagonist is a fourteen year old kid but was scouted out for his talents for the MI6, as well as working for the CIA, SCORPIA and Snakehead. The TV series was shown across the globe in the U.S. Canada, Italy and Latin America. Alex Rider is fast paced, full of action and problem solving keeping readers on edge of their seats, ideal for readers who love intense moments and dangerous missions. Visit our bestsellers for more great titles.
The Alex Rider books have remained one of our bestsellers on our website, we have several collections on our website which have been very popular among kids and teenagers ages 9-14. The Alex Rider series was written by Anthony Horowitz, the books has sold more than 19 million copies globally, and found massive success around the world. The teenage spy is out to track down terrorists and put a stop to their plans, it is an ideal series for fans of James Bond, the series has also a bestselling series in the New York Times.
Alex Rider was born on February 13th 1996, to John Rider an M16 agent and also Helen Beckett a nurse. After a plane crash incident which took place causing the death of Alex’s parents, Alex was raised by his paternal uncle Ian Rider, they developed a close relationship together as Alex grew older, they travelled to many different places including Paris, Spain and many more. Alex’s talents were evident as the story develops and he was eventually forced to join the M16. Alex loved Language and Physical Education during his studies and he became proficient in languages, ultimately learning several languages and becoming fluent in English, Spanish, French, German and having basic knowledge of Japanese and Italian. Alex was interested in physical sports and achieved a black belt in Karate and developed excellent skills in Aikido. Alex also honed his skills in other sports and extreme sports too like abseiling, scuba diving, mountain climbing, cycling, surfing, shooting, snowboarding and kayaking. Alex Rider’s brave and wilful personality is showcased throughout the story, Alex became hugely independent after his parents death.
Titles in This Set:
- Point Blanc
- Skeleton Key
- Eagle Strike
- Ark Angel
- Crocodile Tears
- Scorpia Rising
- Russian Roulette
- Never Say Die
In the first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, fourteen-year-old Alex is forcibly recruited into MI6. Armed with secret gadgets, he is sent to investigate Herod Sayle, a man who is offering state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers to every school in the country. But the teenage spy soon finds himself in mortal danger.
In the second book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex is sent by MI6 to infiltrate the exclusive Point Blanc Academy. But the academy hides a deadly secret. Can Alex alert the world to the truth before it’s too late?
In the third book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex faces his most dangerous challenge yet. Teaming up with the CIA, Alex must go to a remote Caribbean island called Skeleton Key, where the insane general Sarov is hatching explosive plans to rewrite history.
In the fourth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex is in the South of France, hoping to sever his links with MI6. But when a sudden attack on his hosts plunges Alex back into a world of violence, he soon uncovers a plan called Eagle strike - a discovery more terrible than anything he could have imagined.
In the fifth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex travels to Venice to discover the truth about his past. But the truth lies with a criminal organization known as Scorpia, and Alex must make a choice… work for MI6 once more, or betray everything he believes in.
In the sixth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex has a chance encounter with the son of multi-billionaire Nikolei Drevin. Soon Alex finds himself in the middle of an international crime hunt. The connection – Ark Angel, a revolutionary space hotel with catastrophic potential.
In the seventh book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex is forced into the Australian secret service. His target is the criminal underworld of South East Asia, and a ruthless organization known as the Snakehead.
In the eighth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, Alex meets international do-gooder Desmond McCain. But a simple card game between them rapidly leads to a duel to the death – one that could result in the destruction of an entire country.
In the final book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, Alex is trying to get his life back on track. But Scorpia has returned, and when you’re the world’s most successful spy, the only way out is to face your enemies. Alex’s final mission will be the deadliest of all.
In the prequel to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, contract killer Yassen Gregorovich is given orders to kill Alex. But Yassen knows a secret from the past that connects him to the fourteen-year-old spy. What is it that makes one of them choose to do evil, and what does it take to turn him into a killer?
Never Say Die
In this brand new, explosive adventure in the number one bestselling series, Alex Rider is trying to get his life back on track after the traumatic events of his last mission. But even Alex can't fight the past … especially when it holds a deadly secret.