Alex Rider has been through a lot for his fourteen years. He's been shot at by international terrorists, chased down a mountainside on a makeshift snowboard, and has stood face-to-face with pure evil. Twice, young Alex has managed to save the world. And twice, he has almost been killed doing it.... show more
Alex Rider has been through a lot for his fourteen years. He's been shot at by international terrorists, chased down a mountainside on a makeshift snowboard, and has stood face-to-face with pure evil. Twice, young Alex has managed to save the world. And twice, he has almost been killed doing it. But now Alex faces something even more dangerous. The desperation of a man who has lost everything he cared for: his country and his only son. A man who just happens to have a nuclear weapon and a serious grudge against the free world. To see his beloved Russia once again be a dominant power, he will stop at nothing. Unless Alex can stop him first... Uniting forces with America's own CIA for the first time, teen spy Alex Rider battles terror from the sun-baked beaches of Miami all the way to the barren ice fields of northernmost Russia. Come along for the thrilling ride of a lifetime.
Publish date: February 16th 2006
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Alex Rider (#3)
There is a dangerous man, a General, who bought a nuclear bomb from another bad guy "The Salesman". And this very bad person is now on his way to place the bomb. Alex is supposed to be back to his teenage life. First he was tricked into working undercover as a Ballboy at Wimbledon and spoiled a...
This kept me on the edge of my seat for the whole 4 hours it took me to read it... I enjoyed it more than the first two. It is the perfect book for my current insane life.
Third book in the Alex Rider series. A little darker, Alex is more and more left to survive on its own and brought into more and more dangerous missions. What sounded like a favour to check if the Wimbledon Tennis championship was under attack as an undercover ball boy quickly becomes a life and dea...