Point Blank: An Alex Rider Adventure

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Penguin, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 291 pages
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When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have turned well-behaved, studious—and identical—overnight. It's up to Alex to find out who is masterminding this nefarious plot, before they find him.

 

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The plot in this book was ridiculously well done. - Goodreads
It had a bad ending to it though. - Goodreads
The plot had so many intricate twists and turns in it. - Goodreads

Review: Point Blank (Alex Rider #2)

User Review  - Lazybee - Goodreads

A novel for children. There isn't an element which can capture the heart of a adult or young adult. But I am sure that the children will be captivated. Read full review

Review: Point Blank (Alex Rider #2)

User Review  - Trisha - Goodreads

This is the second Alex Rider book that I've read and been completely surprised by how much I like it. Alex's initial stunt to get him back in everyone's radar shocked me! What was he thinking. But ... Read full review

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Contents

GOING DOWN
1
BLUE SHADOW
14
HOOKED
28
SEARCH AND REPORT
44
THE SHOOTING PARTY
64
THE TUNNEL
85
SPECIAL EDITION
104
ROOM 13
115
THINGS THAT GO CLICK IN THE NIGHT
148
SEEING DOUBLE
171
DELAYING TACTICS
188
HOW TO RULE THE WORLD
199
BLACK RUN
216
AFTER THE FUNERAL
232
NIGHT RAID
245
DEAD RINGER
259

MY NAME IS GRIEF
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About the author (2006)

Author and television scriptwriter Anthony Horowitz was born in Stanmore, England on April 5, 1956. At the age of eight, he was sent to a boarding school in London. He graduated from the University of York and published his first book, Enter Frederick K. Bower (1979), when he was 23. He writes mostly children's books, including the Alex Rider series, The Power of Five series, and the Diamond Brothers series. The Alex Rider series is about a 14-year-old boy becoming a spy and was made into a movie entitled Stormbreaker. He has won numerous awards including the 1989 Lancashire Children's Book of the Year Award for Groosham Grange and the 2003 Red House Children's Book Award for Skeleton Key. He also writes novels for adults including The Killing Joke and The Magpie Murders. He has created Foyle's War and Midsomer Murders for television as well as written episodes for Poirot and Murder Most Horrid. He made The New York Times Best Seller list with his titles The House of Silk Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin and Moriarity.

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