Anthony Horowitz

Horowitz in 2022 Anthony John Horowitz (born 5 April 1955) is an English novelist and screenwriter specialising in mystery and suspense. His works for children and young adult readers include the ''Alex Rider'' series featuring a 14-year-old British boy who spies for MI6, ''The Power of Five'' series (known as ''The Gatekeepers'' in the US), and ''The Diamond Brothers'' series.

Horowitz's works for adults include the play ''Mindgame'' (2001); two Sherlock Holmes novels, ''The House of Silk'' (2011) and ''Moriarty'' (2014); two novels featuring his own detective Susan Ryeland, ''Magpie Murders'' (2016) and ''Moonflower Murders'' (2020); and five novels featuring a fictionalised version of himself as a companion and chronicler to private investigator Daniel Hawthorne: ''The Word Is Murder'' (2017), ''The Sentence Is Death'' (2018), ''A Line to Kill'' (2021), ''The Twist of a Knife'' (2022), and ''Close to Death'' (2024).

The estate of James Bond creator Ian Fleming chose Horowitz to write Bond novels utilising unpublished material by Fleming, starting with ''Trigger Mortis'' in 2015, followed by ''Forever and a Day'' in 2018, and a third and final novel ''With a Mind to Kill'' in May 2022.

Horowitz has also written for television, contributing scripts to ITV's ''Agatha Christie's Poirot'' and adapting six early episodes of ''Midsomer Murders'' from the novels of Caroline Graham, including the first three episodes. He was the creator and writer of the ITV series ''Foyle's War'', ''Collision'' and ''Injustice'', and the BBC series ''Crime Traveller'' and ''New Blood''. Provided by Wikipedia
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