Alex Rider: Secret Weaponد.إ73.58Add to cart
International bestselling author Anthony Horowitz’s short story collection expands the universe of teen spy Alex Rider with more thrilling action, espionage, and pulse-pounding heroics.
Inspired by Horowitz’s millions of fans worldwide, Secret Weapon expands the world of Alex Rider with more thrilling action and pulse-pounding heroics. Follow Alex as he infiltrates a terrorist hideout in Afghanistan, fights to prevent an assassination attempt at a ski resort over Christmas, and much more! The #1 New York Times bestselling Alex Rider is back with more exciting, edge-of-your-seats adventures!
Contains a combination of new and previously published material, together for the first time!
Praise for Never Say Die
Once again amid races, chases, hails of bullets, and increasingly spectacular explosions, the teenage James Bond pulls off one awesome feat of derring-do after another. [This] fresh caper . . . roars along to a (naturally) explosive climax. –Booklist
Artemis Fowlد.إ35.85Add to cart
AT JUST TWELVE YEARS OLD, ARTEMIS FOWL IS A CRIMINAL GENIUS.
No scheme is too dastardly, no plot too devious. And he’s just discovered that fairies are real.
But these are not the cuddly creatures of bedtime stories. They are armed. They are dangerous. And when Artemis captures Captain Holly Short for her fairy gold, he messes with the wrong elf.
Holly isn’t armed but she’s incredibly dangerous, and pretty annoyed with all the kidnapping.
Artemis Fowl is about to find out that fairies fight back . . .
Let the misadventure begin.
‘Fast-paced, tongue in cheek . . . laugh-out-loud’ – Sunday Times
‘A huge hit’ – The Guardian
‘Artemis is a brilliant creation’ – Anthony Horowitz
***Winner of the WHSmith Children’s Book of the Year Award and Children’s Book of the Year at the Children’s Book Awards. Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year Award.
Kidnap on the California CometAdd to cart
In this second book of the middle-grade Adventures on Trains series, amateur sleuth Hal Beck travels to the U.S. with his uncle to ride a famous train—the California Comet—and stumbles on a new mystery to solve, in M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman’s Kidnap on the California Comet…
NemesisAdd to cart
Everything changes in an eye blink . . .
It’s been happening since Min was eight. Every two years, on her birthday, the same man finds her and murders her in cold blood. But hours later she wakes up in a clearing just outside her hometown – alone, unhurt, and with all evidence of the crime erased.
Across the valley, Noah just wants to be like everyone else. But he’s not. Nightmares of murder and death plague him too, though he does his best to hide the signs.
As the world around them begins to spiral towards panic and destruction, the two troubled teens discover that people have been lying to them their whole lives . . .
From Brendan Reichs, co-author of the Virals series with Kathy Reichs, comes Nemesis – a fast-paced, high concept thriller perfect for fans of The 100 and The Maze Runner.
Skulduggery Pleasantد.إ45.70Add to cart
The second cycle of the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series comes to a thrilling end. You are not ready…
The Faceless Ones have returned to our universe. The bad guys have won.
With the end of everything just days away – and no longer able to rely on Valkyrie Cain – Skulduggery must make allies of enemies if he’s going to stand any chance of saving what’s left of the world. And just when things are looking their bleakest, they manage to get even worse, with Omen Darkly suddenly having to step up when his brother, the Chosen One, falls.
There’s a lot going on. Most of it is bad. Sorry about that.
StormbreakerAdd to cart
They told him his uncle died in an accident. He wasn’t wearing his seatbelt, they said. But when fourteen-year-old Alex finds his uncle’s windshield riddled with bullet holes, he knows it was no accident. What he doesn’t know yet is that his uncle was killed while on a top-secret mission. But he is about to, and once he does, there is no turning back. Finding himself in the middle of terrorists, Alex must outsmart the people who want him dead. The government has given him the technology, but only he can provide the courage. Should he fail, every child in England will be murdered in cold blood.
The Great Adventures Of Sherlock Holmesد.إ27.29Add to cart
From the strange case of The red-Headed League to the extraordinary tale of The Engineer’s Thumb, Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson grapple with treachery, murder, and ingenious crimes of all kinds. But no case is too challenging, no mystery insoluble, for the immortal detective’s unique powers of dedution.
The Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fearد.إ14.70Add to cart
The Hound of the Baskervilles is the classic detective chiller. It features the world’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, in his most challenging case. The Baskerville family is haunted by a phantom beast “with blazing eyes and dripping jaws” which roams the mist-enshrouded moors around the isolated Baskerville Hall on Dartmoor. Now the hound seems to be stalking young Sir Henry, the new master of the Baskerville estate. Is this devilish spectre the manifestation of the family curse? Or is Sir Henry the victim of a vile and scheming murderer? Only Sherlock Holmes can solve this devilish affair.
The Valley of Fear is a dark, powerful tale, which provides the great detective with a most perplexing case and opens with a vile murder:
“Lying across his chest was a most curious weapon, a shotgun with the barrel sawn off in front of the triggers. It was clear that it had been fired at close range, and that he had received the whole charge in the face, blowing his head almost to pieces”.
Sherlock Holmes’ arch enemy, the criminal genius Professor Moriarty, is back! But the solution to the riddle, found after many surprising twists and high dramas, lies far away, half across the world in a location known as ‘The Valley of Fear’. This is Conan Doyle’s last Holmes novel and in the opinion of many of his fans, it is the best!
The Westing Gameد.إ26.09Add to cart
A Newbery Medal Winner
A supersharp mystery…confoundingly clever, and very funny. —Booklist, starred review
A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing’s will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger–and a possible murderer–to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead…but that won’t stop him from playing one last game!
Winner of the Newbery Medal
Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award
An ALA Notable Book
Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand. —The New York Times Book Review
A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges–a demanding but rewarding book. —The Horn Book