Alex Rider

22 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519 ratings

Stormbreaker Publisher's Summary

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.

The original novel that started the worldwide phenomenon is now a major motion picture!

©2006 Anthony Horowitz (P)2009 Listening Library
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  • Book 1

    • 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 364
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Okay action story held up by an great narrator

    • By Mary Fan on 08-13-13

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Stormbreaker

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Oliver Chris
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, 14-year-old Alex Rider finds his world turned upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in gruelling SAS training exercises. Then, armed with his own special set of secret gadgets, he's off on his first mission to Cornwall, where Middle-Eastern multi-billionaire Herod Sayle is producing his state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers - but there's more to Sayle than meets the eye....

    Regular price: $18.65

  • Book 2

    • 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 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    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

    • Point Blanc

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Oliver Chris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Investigations into the "accidental" deaths of two of the world's most powerful men have revealed just one link: Both had a son attending Point Blanc Academy, an exclusive school for rebellious rich kids, run by the sinister Dr Grief and set high on an isolated mountain peak in the French Alps. Armed only with a false ID and a new collection of brilliantly disguised gadgets, Alex must infiltrate the academy as a pupil and establish the truth about what is really happening there.

    Regular price: $18.65

  • Book 3

    • 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 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    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
    • BEST BOOK IN THE WORLD

    • By Marcie Ashford on 01-08-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Skeleton Key

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Oliver Chris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Teenage superspy Alex Rider is enlisted by the national security services again, this time for a routine reconnaissance mission at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. But before long, Alex finds himself caught up in a terrifying chain of events that leads from the Chinese Triad gangs in London to an undercover assignment in Cuba. Alex begins to make chilling links between suspicious deaths, an illegal nuclear weapons deal and the plans of his host, Russian General Sarov, for the future of the world.

    Regular price: $26.11

  • Book 4

    • 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 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    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

    • Eagle Strike

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Oliver Chris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Reluctant MI6 agent Alex Rider is relaxing in the south of France until a sudden, ruthless attack on his hosts plunges him back into a world of violence and mystery - and this time, MI6 don’t want to know. Alex is determined to track down his friends’ attackers, even if he must do it alone. But it’s a path that leads to a long-buried secret - and a discovery more terrible than anything he could have imagined.

    Regular price: $26.11

  • Book 5

    • 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 180
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    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
    • 9/10

    • By Patrick O'Donnell on 12-09-15

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Scorpia

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Oliver Chris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The truth about Alex Rider's past lies with the criminal organisation known as Scorpia, and Alex must make a choice, continue to work for MI6 or join the shadow of Scorpia. Once stung, twice as deadly. Alex wants revenge.

    Regular price: $18.65

  • Book 6

    • Ark Angel

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    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

    • Ark Angel

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Oliver Chris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    After a chance encounter with the son of multi-billionaire Nikolei Drevin, superspy Alex Rider finds himself in the middle of a war. The connection – Ark Angel, a revolutionary space hotel with catastrophic potential. Alex Rider is back – and this time there are no limits.

    Regular price: $18.65

  • Book 7

    • 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 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    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

    • Snakehead

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Alex Rider has been forced into the Australian secret service – his target is the criminal underworld of South-East Asia, otherwise known as the ruthless world of the Snakehead. Can Alex Rider survive the poison of the Snakehead?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book

    • By Robinson on 02-24-15

    Regular price: $18.65

  • Book 8

    • 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 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    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

    • Crocodile Tears

    • Alex Rider Series, Book 8
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    With Sabina's family in Scotland, Alex Rider meets the mogul Desmond McCain. But a simple card game between them rapidly leads to a duel to the death – one that could ultimately result in the destruction of an entire East African country. Alex Rider – in the jaws of death.

    Regular price: $22.38

  • Book 9

    • 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 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    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

    • Scorpia Rising

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Number one bestselling series. Alex Rider wants his life back. But when you're the world's most successful spy, there's only one way out. Alex's final mission will be the deadliest of all. One bullet. One life. The end starts here.

    Regular price: $18.65

  • Book 10

    • 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 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    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
    • his best by far

    • By SLM on 10-06-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Russian Roulette

    • The Story of an Assassin (Alex Rider)
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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 he 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? Why did one boy choose to kill while another chose to risk his life to save others?

    Regular price: $24.47

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