Anthony Horowitz

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Anthony Horowitz is a British bestselling author of books, TV series, films, plays and journalism. His work includes the bestselling teen spy series Alex Rider, adapted into a movie (2006), the Power of Five series, two new Sherlock Holmes novels and a new James Bond novel. His latest book, A Line To Kill, was published in 2021.

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    The Inugami Curse

    By Seishi Yokomizo

    Recommended by: Anthony Horowitz
    Publish Date: 1950-1951
    At the death of the head of the Inugami Clan, the strange details of his will are revealed and a series of gruesome murders ensues. Called to investigate, detective Kosuke Kindaichi will uncover a web of secrets which will eventually…
  • The Tokyo Zodiac Murders

    By Soji Shimada

    Recommended by: Anthony Horowitz
    Publish Date: 1981
    Japan, 1979. A mystery-obsessed illustrator with a talent for astrology sets off to solve a mysterious case which has buffled the country for decades, the infamous Tokyo Zodiac Murders. After the puzzling death of an old eccentric artist, found dead…
  • Whose Body?

    By Dorothy L. Sayers

    Recommended by: Anthony Horowitz
    Publish Date: 1923
    The first book of the Lord Peter Wimsey series, Whose Body? sees the English aristocrat investigating the death of a man found dead in Mr Alfred Thipps’ Battersea bathroom, wearing only a pair of gold pince-nez. Will he be able…
  • Out

    By Natsuo Kirino

    Recommended by: Anthony Horowitz
    Publish Date: 1997 Awards: 1998 Mystery Writers of Japan Award
    Exasperated by debts and chores, four women working the draining graveyard shift at a boxed-lunch factory dream of a way out of their miserable lives. When one of them snaps and kills her philandering, gambling husband. The women will find…
  • The Poisoned Chocolates Case

    By Anthony Berkeley

    Recommended by: Anthony Horowitz
    Publish Date: 1929
    When Chief Inspector Moresby is called to investigate the death of Joan Bendix, killed by a poisoned box of liqueur chocolates, he is baffled. In need of help, he reaches out to Roger Sheringham and the Crimes Circle, six amateur…
  • The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd

    By Agatha Christie

    Recommended by: Anthony Horowitz
    Publish Date: 1926
    Christie’s first resounding success, The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd sees the eccentric Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigate the murder of Roger Ackroyd, a man who knew too much about the woman he loved…