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Anthony Horowitz


UK flag (b.1955)

Anthony Horowitz is the author of the bestselling teen spy series, Alex Rider, and is also responsible for creating and writing some of the UK's most loved and successful TV series, including Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War.

He has also written two highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty; a James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis; and his most recent stand-alone novel, Magpie Murders, was a Top Five Sunday Times bestseller.

He is on the board of the Old Vic Theatre, and was awarded an OBE for his services to literature in January 2014.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Children's Fiction, Mystery, Historical Mystery, Thriller, Historical
 
Series
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Groosham Grange
1. Groosham Grange (1988)
2. The Unholy Grail (1990)
     aka Return to Groosham Grange
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Series contributed to
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Anthony Horowitz
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Short stories
Bath Night (1994)


Awards
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (2018) : Magpie Murders
Barry Awards Best Novel nominee (2018) : Magpie Murders
Macavity Awards Best Novel winner (2018) : Magpie Murders
Barry Awards Best Thriller nominee (2019) : Forever and a Day


Anthony Horowitz recommends
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The Faces of Evil (2004)
(Invisible Detective, book 5)
Justin Richards
"Extremely enjoyable... I am a fan of The Invisible Detective."
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Demons of the Ocean (2005)
(Vampirates, book 1)
Justin Somper
"Totally original... I wish I'd had this idea!"
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Terminal (2015)
(Virals, book 5)
Brendan Reichs and Kathy Reichs
"Fans of Alex Rider will love it."
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A Summer Revenge (2017)
(Inspector Akyl Borubaev, book 3)
Tom Callaghan
"Even better than Child 44. Akyl Borubaev is a terrific creation."
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Wakenhyrst (2019)
Michelle Paver
"A wonderful atmospheric and hugely enjoyable ghost story."
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The Light Keeper (2019)
Cole Moreton
"Wonderfully written."
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Rules for Perfect Murders (2020)
Peter Swanson
"Fiendish good fun."

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