Alex Rider #8: Crocodile Tears

Targeted by a hitman and hounded by the media, Alex reluctantly turns to MI6. But their help doesn’t come cheap. They want Alex to spy on a GM crop plant with sinister secret connections. And when Alex runs into Desmond Cain, a high-profile charity organiser, Cain realises that Alex is onto his real plans for the money he’s raising. Kidnapped and held hostage in Africa, Alex learns the full horror of Cain’s plot: to create an epic disaster that will kill millions. But when getting word to MI6 goes terribly wrong, Alex must also stop his own side before they unwittingly trigger the death of a whole nation…

“Thriller writing at its highest level, with ingenious plots and gadgets.” Times Online

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    Scary front page But a great book

    9 March 2014

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    I love this Alex Rider book. Full of suspense and action

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    When Alex Rider is confronted by Leonard Staik the owner of greenfields the genetic crop growers he is ready with a pencil case crammed full of gadgets. But Alex soon sees a bigger plot behind it

    5 March 2013

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    Anthony Horowitz

    It’s 15 years since the first awesome Alex Rider adventure and they’re still the real deal, loved by millions worldwide.

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    Anthony’s awards include the Booksellers Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award 2007, the Children’s Book of the Year for Ark Angel and the Red House Children’s Book Awards for Skeleton Key. In 2013 he was awarded an OBE for services to literature.

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