Scared to Death

How scary can scary be? Ask dark genius Anthony Horror-witz! Did you know that the author of Alex Rider is also a horror writer known for his dark streak of killer wit? Now this master of the macabre brings you ten fiendish tales to give you screaming nightmares. Warning: only for brave kids! The train that takes you on a one-way ride to hell. The TV quiz show where death is the penalty. Robots with a shocking agenda. A neighbour you really shouldn’t call on. Horrible deaths, torturous twists and nervous giggles galore. Are you sitting comfortably? Are you ready to be scared to death?

  • Ten tales of horror by the brilliant Anthony Horowitz
  • Anthony is the bestselling author of the Alex Rider novels
  • He also wrote The Power of Five and Groosham Grange
  • Unbearably tense, dazzlingly inventive and darkly witty

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    Anthony Horowitz

    It’s 15 years since the first awesome Alex Rider adventure and they’re still the real deal, loved by millions worldwide.


    Anthony’s awards include the Booksellers Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award 2007, the Children’s Book of the Year for Ark Angel and the Red House Children’s Book Awards for Skeleton Key. In 2013 he was awarded an OBE for services to literature.

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