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Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is an English author, best known for the bestselling teen spy series Alex Rider. Horowitz has also been commissioned to write two sherlock Holes novels: The House of Silk and Moriarty. Horowitz has created and written some of the UK’s most loved television series including Midsummer Murders and Foyle’s War. Anthony Horowitz has written over 50 books and sold over 21 million copies worldwide.

  • House of Silk

    House of Silk

    'Horowitz has captured Holmes Heaven' THE TIMES THE HOUSE OF SILK was the first official new Sherlock Holmes mystery and a SUNDAY TIMES bestseller from the author of MAGPIE MURDERSTHE GAME'S AFOOT . . .It is November 1890 and London is gripped by a merciless winter. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are enjoying tea by the fire when an agitated gentleman arrives unannounced at 221b Baker Street. He begs Holmes for help, telling the unnerving story of a scar-faced man with piercing eyes who has stalked him in recent weeks. Intrigued, Holmes and Watson find themselves swiftly drawn into a series of puzzling and sinister events, stretching from the gas-lit streets of London to the teeming criminal underworld of Boston and the mysterious 'House of Silk' . . .

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx. 15 - 20 Business Days

    R 268.00

  • Moriarty

    Moriarty

    Sherlock Holmes is dead. Days after Holmes and his arch-enemy Moriarty fall to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls, Pinkerton agent Frederick Chase arrives from New York. The death of Moriarty has created a poisonous vacuum which has been swiftly filled by a fiendish new criminal mastermind. Ably assisted by Inspector Athelney Jones, a devoted student of Holmes's methods of investigation and deduction, Chase must hunt down this shadowy figure, a man much feared but seldom seen, a man determined to engulf London in a tide of murder and menace. The game is afoot . . .

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx. 15 - 20 Business Days

    R 268.00

  • Moonflower Murders

    Moonflower Murders

    *THE FOLLOW-ON FROM MAGPIE MURDERS, NOW A MAJOR PRIME-TIME SERIES ON BBC 1, STARRING LESLEY MANVILLE* 'Easily the greatest of our crime writers' Sunday Times'Absolutely loved it. So clever, just masterful stuff.' Richard Osman'A beautiful puzzle: fiendishly clever and hugely entertaining. A masterpiece.' Lucy Foley'You have to hand it to Horowitz: the guy never fails to deliver a total page-turner. We LOVED it.' Richard & Judy Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is running a small hotel on a Greek island with her long-term boyfriend. But life isn't as idyllic as it should be: exhausted by the responsibility of making everything work on an island where nothing ever does, Susan is beginning to miss her literary life in London - even though her publishing career once entangled her in a lethal literary murder plot.So when an English couple come to visit with tales of a murder that took place in a hotel the same day their daughter Cecily was married there, Susan can't help but find herself fascinated.And when they tell her that Cecily has gone missing a few short hours after reading Atticus Pund Takes The Case, a crime novel Susan edited some years previously, Susan knows she must return to London to find out what has happened.The clues to the murder and to Cecily's disappearance must lie within the pages of this novel.But to save Cecily, Susan must place her own life in mortal danger...'Anthony Horowitz is so good at pivoting his stories onto their heads.' Richard & Judy'I'm blown away. He's managed to come up with something even more amazing than the last one!' Hideo Kojima'Horowitz is a master of the cunning plot device, and brings zest and originality to the traditional murder mystery novel.' Sophie Hannah'A wonderfully enjoyable read' Ragnar Jonasson'So clever, a story within a story within a story. A triumph.' Kate Mosse

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx. 15 - 20 Business Days

    R 268.00

  • Mindgame

    Mindgame

    When Mark Styler, a writer of glossy 'true crime' paperbacks, tries to get an interview with Easterman, a notorious serial killer, he has no idea what he's walking into. First he has to get past Dr Farquhar, the quixotic head of Fairfields - the asylum where Easterman is kept. But soon he discovers that nothing is what it seems. Who is the mysterious Borson? Where did he get the meat in the fridge? And why isn't the skeleton in the closet? Mindgame is a puzzle-box of a play. A dazzling thriller and a jet black comedy that twists its way towards a shocking conclusion. Reading the text is the only way to uncover all the clues.

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx. 20 - 30 Business Days

    R 479.00

  • Sentence is Death

    Sentence is Death

    Passion, deception, an unexplained death and a detective with quite a lot to hide lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne.'EASILY THE GREATEST OF OUR CRIME WRITERS' Sunday Times'My favourite literary hero at the moment is Anthony Horowitz' Shari Lapena'Pure pleasure for readers ... A must-read delight' WALL STREET JOURNAL'Sheer genius ... A joy from start to finish' INDEPENDENTSecrets can kill.Smooth-tongued divorce lawyer Richard Price is bludgeoned to death at his London home.Scrawled on the wall beside the body: the number 182.What does it mean? And who was at his front door just minutes before he died and while he was still talking on the phone?Confronted with this most baffling of mysteries, the police are forced to turn to private investigator Daniel Hawthorne.'Anthony Horowitz gets away with murder in all sorts of ways and emerges triumphant' The Times'This is crime fiction as dazzling entertainment, sustained by writing as skilfully light-footed as Fred Astaire' Sunday Times Crime Club'A crime story that keeps you up into the small hours... a page-turning mystery' Metro'Sheer genius ... A joy from start to finish' Indepdent 'Fans of traditional puzzle mysteries will be enthralled' Publishers Weekly'Huge fun... It's hard to know why anyone who loves a good mystery wouldn't thoroughly enjoy the ride' Irish Indepdent'Succeeds on all levels ... Horowitz has the Midas touch' Booklist'No one currently working the field has anywhere near this much ingenuity to burn' KIRKUS

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 280.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Word Is Murder

    Word Is Murder

    She planned her own funeral. But did she arrange her own murder? Buried secrets, murder and a trail of bloody clues lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's page-turning detective series.'EASILY THE GREATEST OF OUR CRIME WRITERS' Sunday TimesA woman is strangled six hours after organising her own funeral.Did she know she was going to die? Did she recognise her killer?Enter Daniel Hawthorne, a detective with a genius for solving crimes and an ability to hold secrets very close.With him is his writing partner, Anthony Horowitz. Together they will set out to solve his most puzzling of mysteries.What neither of them know is that they are about to embark on a dark and dangerous journey whether the twists and turns are as unexpected as they are bloody.'Raises the game-playing to Olympic level' Guardian Books of the Year'A real page-turner. I loved it!' Aled Jones'Horowitz blurs the line between fact and fiction' Financial Times'Splendidly entertaining, absorbing and difficult to put down. Hawthorne is an intriguing character' Daily Express'Sharp-witted readers who think they've solved the puzzle early on can rest assured that they've opened only one of many dazzling Christmas packages Horowitz has left beautifully wrapped under the tree' Kirkus Reviews'Deduction and wit are well-balanced, and fans of Peter Lovesey and other modern channelers of the spirit of the golden age of detection will clamor for more' Publishers Weekly

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 280.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Twist of a Knife

    Twist of a Knife

    By global bestselling Anthony Horowitz, a brilliantly entertaining new locked-room mystery with a key that only Hawthorne can find.'EASILY THE GREATEST OF OUR CRIME WRITERS' Sunday Times'Funny, addictive and clever, and the crime fighting duo of Hawthorne and Horowitz are as entertaining as ever. Brilliant. I can't wait for more.' Adam Handy'There's a lovely Hitchcockian feel to TWIST. The clock is ticking. It's a lot of fun.' Ian Rankin'The Twist of a Knife is a beautifully turned locked-room whodunit' The Sunday Telegraph'A total joy. Anthony is a master entertainer, the genius twists and turns of his writing and plot keep me on the edge of my seat.' Rory Kinnear'Our deal is over.'This is what reluctant author Anthony Horowitz tells ex-detective Daniel Hawthorne in an awkward encounter. The truth is that Anthony has other things on his mind.His new play 'Mindgame' is about to open at London's Vaudeville theatre, and on opening night, Sunday Times critic Harriet Throsby gives the play a savage review.The next morning she is found dead, stabbed in the heart with an ornamental dagger that has only one set of finger prints on it. Anthony's.Anthony is arrested, charged with Throsby's murder, and thrown into prison.Alone and increasingly desperate, he realises only one man can help him.But will Hawthorne take his call?More love for The Twist of a Knife . . .'An immensely enjoyable read, funny, so clever and utterly original' Ragnar Jonasson'One of the country's most recognisable writers' ITV News'I love this self-reflexive mystery series' Vulture'A mystery so slick, clever and fun to read that it's a genuine shame when you hit the end.' The Globe and Mail'The Twist of a Knife is consistently, delightfully entertaining, with Horowitz's own theatrical experience providing just the right amount of bittersweet bite' Airmail'An adventure that will enchant mystery lovers, Anglophiles and theater buffs' The Washington Post'A delicious mystery [that] is bonkers and brilliant and a triumph' The Sun'Horowitz blurs the lines between fiction and reality to hilarious effect' The Express'A gripping tour de force' Woman's OwnReaders can't get enough of The Twist of a Knife . . .***** 'This is another thoroughly enjoyable and well-constructed mystery from Anthony Horowitz.'***** 'Thoroughly enjoyed it and devoured it in a little over 2 days!'***** 'This novel is hugely entertaining.'***** 'Fabulous. More please, and soon!'***** 'This is the very best in 'cosy-crime.''

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 280.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Line to Kill

    Line to Kill

    By the global bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz, the third novel in his acclaimed Hawthorne and Horowitz series. The Russian mafia, a strange religious order and not one but two murders - stand by for a hugely enjoyable, twisty turny read.'EASILY THE GREATEST OF OUR CRIME WRITERS' Sunday Times'A homage to the Golden Age of mystery - it is pure delight' New York Times'Witty, wry, clever, a fabulous detective story and perfect summer reading' Kate Mosse'Funny, intriguing, thrilling and thought-provoking: a marvellous mystery' Adam Hamdy'A golden-age whodunnit on steroids' Kirkus ReviewsPrivate Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and the writer Anthony Horowitz have been invited to a literary festival on the island of Alderney to talk about their new book . . .Very soon they discover that dark forces are at work.Alderney is in turmoil over a planned power line that will cut through it, desecrating a war cemetery and turning neighbour against neighbour.And the visiting authors seem to be harbouring any number of unpleasant secrets.When the festival's wealthy sponsor is found brutally murdered, Alderney goes into lockdown and Hawthorne knows he doesn't have to look too far for suspects. There's no escape. The killer is still on the island.And there's about to be a second death . . .Readers can't get enough of Hawthorne and Horowitz ...***** 'I loved this smartly written whodunit, but it's the characters of Hawthorne and Horowitz that have completely won me over.'***** 'A Line to Kill was a very clever, suspenseful and compelling murder mystery that I thoroughly enjoyed '***** 'This is a worthy addition to this highly addictive series, and I can't wait to begin the next installment.'***** 'Engaging, fun banter between Horowitz and Hawthorne, double deception, locked room mystery, multiple suspects that all have a motive, and someone with murder in their eyes.'

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 280.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Magpie Murders

    Magpie Murders

    'Want to read a great whodunnit? Anthony Horowitz has one for you: MAGPIE MURDERS. It's as good as an Agatha Christie. Better, in some ways. Cleverer.' Stephen King'The finest crime novel of the year' Daily Mail***** Seven for a mystery that needs to be solved . . . Editor Susan Ryland has worked with bestselling crime writer Alan Conway for years. Readers love his detective, Atticus Pünd, a celebrated solver of crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s.But Conway's latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but hidden in the pages of the manuscript lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder.From the creator of Midsomer Murders comes a fiendish mystery perfect for fans of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot.*****Praise for Magpie Murders - the gripping Sunday Times bestselling crime thriller:'Ingenious' Sunday Times'Thrilling and compelling with a stunning twist' Daily Mail'A stylish thriller' Sunday Mirror'A cunning reinvention of the thriller' Mail on Sunday

    Anthony Horowitz ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx. 15 - 20 Business Days

    R 268.00

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