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by Alex Rider

Author: Alex Rider

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Language: English

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They told him his uncle died in an accident. He wasn't wearing his seatbelt, they said. But when fourteen-year-old Alex finds his uncle's windshield riddled with bullet holes, he knows it was no accident. What he doesn't know yet is that his uncle was killed while on a top-secret mission. But he is about to, and once he does, there is no turning back.

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ISBN: 0142406112
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...other side of the oneway mirror that covered the back wall. Nor did he see the thermal intensifier next to the camera. But this second machine both looked at him and through him as he stood there, turning him into a pulsating mass of different colors, none of which translated into the cold steel of a hidden gun or knife. In less than the time it took Alex to blink, the machine had passed its information down to a computer that had instantly evaluated and then sent its own signal back to the circuits that controlled the elevator. It's OK. He's unarmed. Continue to the fifteenth floor. "Here we are!" Crawley smiled and ushered Alex out into a long corridor, with an uncarpeted wooden floor and modern lighting. A series of doors were punctuated by brightly colored abstract paintings. "My office is just along here." Crawley pointed the way. They had passed three doors when Alex stopped. Each door had a nameplate and this one he knew. 1504: Ian Rider. White letters on black plastic. Crawley...

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All comments: 8


13 Nov 2011 23:54:52

Awesome book.


21 Jan 2011 18:58:45

love this book :)


15 Dec 2010 19:03:35

A great story by a great author

17 Nov 2010 20:12:24

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28 Oct 2010 06:16:59

Alex Rider has so much action and adventure that I can't stop reading it.


23 Oct 2010 10:10:12

if you don't like syp books the read this one.i bet it will change your opinion.alex rider's just great!!!

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house. But the voices behind the metal door had spoken of something arriving at two o'clock. Alex had to know what it was


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. My name, as I told you at the funeral, is Blunt. I am the chief executive of the Special Operations Division of MI6.


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Smuggling on the Cornish coast

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