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    • Magpie Murders

    • A Novel
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Samantha Bond, Allan Corduner
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,361
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,858
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,832

    When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the best-selling crime writer for years, she's intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages. An homage to queens of classic British crime such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers, Alan's traditional formula has proved hugely successful.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A British Whodunit

    • By Sara on 07-24-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Word Is Murder

    • A Novel
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Rory Kinnear
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,290
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,217
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,210

    The New York Times best-selling author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty brilliantly reinvents the classic crime novel once again with this clever and inventive mystery starring a fictional version of the author himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes, investigating a case involving buried secrets, murder, and a trail of bloody clues.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something New

    • By Alice on 06-26-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The House of Silk

    • A Sherlock Holmes Novel
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,607
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,351
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,353

    Sherlock Holmes is the greatest detective in literary history. For the first time since the death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a new Holmes story has been sanctioned by his estate, whetting the appetites of fans everywhere. Information about the book will be revealed as deliberately as Holmes himself would unravel a knotty case, but bestselling novelist and Holmes expert Anthony Horowitz is sure to bring a compelling, atmospheric story to life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • PLEASE tell me there are MORE !

    • By Debra J Pekin on 01-17-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Stormbreaker

    • The First Alex Rider Adventure
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305

    They said his uncle Ian died in a car accident. Alex Rider knows that's a lie, and the bullet holes in his uncle's car confirm the truth. But nothing can prepare him for the news that the uncle he always thought he knew was really a spy for Britain's top-secret intelligence agency. Enlisted to find his uncle's killers and complete Ian's final mission, Alex suddenly finds himself caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse, with no way out.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Review of Stormbreaker: the first book in the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz

    • By LBM on 05-19-18

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Moriarty

    • Sherlock Holmes, Book 2
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 890
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 819
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 820

    Internationally best-selling author Anthony Horowitz's nail-biting new novel plunges us back into the dark and complex world of detective Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty - dubbed the "Napoleon of crime" by Holmes - in the aftermath of their fateful struggle at the Reichenbach Falls. Days after the encounter at the Swiss waterfall, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Always Enjoy Horowitz

    • By Bryan Stern on 06-02-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Point Blank

    • An Alex Rider Adventure
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Recently recruited and trained as a special agent by MI6, the British secret service, 14-year-old West Londoner Alex Rider is sent to infiltrate an ultra-private school where the rich and powerful send their uncontrollable, rebellious sons. What he discovers in the mountaintop fortress of the campus are enough armed guards to repel an invasion-and new classmates who have become eerie copies of each other in their compliant attitudes and actions. This fast-paced yarn delivers technological wizardry and James Bond-like action.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best action book

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-02-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Forever and a Day

    • A James Bond Novel
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Matthew Goode
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A spy is dead. A legend is born. This is how it all began. The explosive prequel to Casino Royale, from best-selling author Anthony Horowitz. Forever and a Day is the story of the birth of a legend, in the brutal underworld of the French Riviera, taking listeners into the very beginning of James Bond’s illustrious career and the formation of his identity.

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Snakehead

    • An Alex Rider Adventure
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    After a daring mission in space, Alex returns to Earth, crash landing in Australia. There, the Australian Secret Service promptly recruits him on a special case. This time he'll have to infiltrate a deadly Asian drug gang known as the Snakeheads - and once again face his arch enemy, Scorpia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great

    • By clifton m. on 01-13-16

    Regular price: $32.87

    • Eagle Strike

    • An Alex Rider Adventure
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    Sir Damian Cray is a philanthropist, peace activist, and the world's most famous pop star. But still it's not enough. He needs more if he is to save the world. Trouble is, only Alex Rider recognizes that it's the world that needs saving from Sir Damian Cray. But in the past, Alex has always had the backing of the government. This time, he's on his own. Can one teenager convince the world that the most popular man on earth is a madman bent on destruction, before time runs out?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love the story and narrator

    • By Nichole Carver on 03-31-16

    Regular price: $22.95

    • Ark Angel

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    When MI6 Agent Alex Rider wakes up in a hospital, he is thrilled to be alive. Left for dead by his dreaded nemesis Scorpia, Alex has survived to fight another day. Almost immediately, he locks horns with a super-rich Russian businessman who is building a luxury hotel in space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun

    • By Nancy D Perez on 07-25-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Skeleton Key

    • An Alex Rider Adventure
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    Alex Rider of Point Blank is back in another hair raising adventure. Although the 14-year-old has escaped great dangers and has twice saved the world, he now faces his most perilous foe. A Russian man with a huge grudge against the free world has a nuclear weapon and is threatening to use it. It’s up to Alex to stop him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My review

    • By Sayra B. on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Never Say Die

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Following the events of Scorpia Rising, Alex relocates to San Francisco as he slowly recovers from the tragic death of his best friend and caregiver, Jack Starbright, at the hands of terrorists working for SCORPIA. With Jack gone, Alex feels lost and alone, but then, out of the blue, he receives a cryptic email - just three words long, but enough to make Alex believe that Jack may be alive. Armed with this shred of hope, Alex boards a flight bound for Egypt and embarks on a dubious quest to track Jack down.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • VERY ENJOYABLE, BUT CIND OF PREDICABLE.

    • By Mitchell on 12-05-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Scorpia

    • An Alex Rider Adventure
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    Best-selling author Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider adventure novels are a worldwide sensation. In Scorpia Alex must confront the legacy of the father he never knew. It turns out his father may have worked for Scorpia, a deadly terrorist organization. Now that Scorpia wants Alex on their team, the teenaged hero must face the hardest decision of his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love it

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-07-18

    Regular price: $23.95

    • The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel

    • Booktrack Edition
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine-art dealer named Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson to beg for their help. He is being menaced by a strange man in a flat cap - a wanted criminal who seems to have followed him all the way from America. In the days that follow, his home is robbed, his family is threatened. And then the first murder takes place. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Background music -why?

    • By miriam yastrubinetsky on 09-18-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Crocodile Tears

    • An Alex Rider Adventure
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Best-selling author and fan favorite Anthony Horowitz has built a huge following with his Alex Rider series. This time, Alex is up against a con man who wants to create the biggest catastrophe he can muster to profit through a disaster-relief charity. If Alex is going to stop a genetically engineered virus from sweeping across the country, he’ll have to brave gunfire, explosions, and dangerous mercenaries—then come face to face with the deadly mastermind.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • it was a great story

    • By Nasir on 03-06-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Evil Star

    • The Gatekeepers, Book 2
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    When Matt closed Raven's Gate, an ancient portal to the world of evil, he thought the trouble was over. But sinister forces are still hot on Matt's trail and will stop at nothing to destroy him. Somehow five children from across the globe must join forces, as the threat of the Old Ones still looms near. Now Matt and the second of the five, Pedro - who speaks no English - must find the second gate in the lost city of the Incas before the evil star rises.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story

    • By Lynn on 12-14-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Scorpia Rising - The Final Mission

    • An Alex Rider Adventure
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Scorpia has dogged Alex Rider for most of his life. They killed his parents, they did their best to con Alex into turning traitor, and they just keep coming back with more power. Now the world's most dangerous terrorist organization is playing with fire in the world's most combustible land: the Middle East. No one knows Scorpia like Alex. And no one knows how best to get to Alex like Scorpia. And this time, Alex won't get away.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Word Nerd on 05-28-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Russian Roulette: An Assassin's Story

    • Alex Rider, Book 10
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Alex Rider's life changed forever with the silent pull of a trigger. When Ian Rider died at the hands of the assassin Yassen Gregorovich, Alex, ready or not, was thrust into the world of international espionage - the world's only teenage spy. Alex vowed revenge against Yassen and the two have battled ever since. Yet, years ago, it was none other than Alex's own father who trained and mentored Yassen, turning him into the killer he would eventually become. What makes us choose evil?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By Patricia on 03-08-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Forever and a Day

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Matthew Goode
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    M laid down his pipe and stared at it tetchily. 'We have no choice. We're just going to bring forward this other chap you've been preparing. But you didn't tell me his name.' 'It's Bond, sir,' the Chief of Staff replied. 'James Bond.' One body. Three bullets. 007 floats in the waters of Marseille, killed by an unknown hand. It's time for a new agent to step up. Time for a new weapon in the war against organised crime. It's time for James Bond to earn his licence to kill.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • James Bond is back

    • By antonio on 07-18-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Raven's Gate

    • The Gatekeepers, Book 1
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 143

    Matt is being punished for a crime he saw, but didn't commit. Instead of being locked up, he is being sent to the middle of nowhere to live with a new foster mom, as part of a government scheme called The Leaf Project. But Matt's new home provides anything but peace and quiet. His new guardian is involved in very sinister things, and the whole town seems to be on her side. The truth is much bigger than Matt or the town, but Matt is the only person who can stop the ultimate evil from being unleashed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen

    • By Suzanne Iantorno on 06-02-09

    Regular price: $20.95

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