Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin (Alex Rider, Book by Anthony Horowitz

By Anthony Horowitz

The ultimate booklet within the number 1 bestselling Alex Rider sequence with over 6 million copies bought within the U.S. alone!

Alex Rider’s lifestyles replaced ceaselessly with the silent pull of a trigger.

When Ian Rider died by the hands of the murderer Yassen Gregorovich, Alex, prepared or now not, used to be thrust into the area of overseas espionage—the world’s purely teenage secret agent. Alex vowed revenge opposed to Yassen and the 2 have battled ever on account that. but, years in the past, it used to be none except Alex’s personal father who educated and mentored Yassen, turning him into the killer he might ultimately become.

What makes us select evil? Why did one boy decide to kill whereas one other selected to probability his existence to save lots of others? In many ways, Alex Rider and Yassen Gregorovich are reflect photos of one another. but the trails they traveled became them into mortal enemies.

This is Yassen’s tale. A trip down a darkened path.

International no 1 bestseller Anthony Horowitz provides a blockbuster thrill experience during this, his ultimate Alex Rider novel. excellent for younger fanatics of James Bond.

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I regretted snapping at Robbie, but sometimes his Big Brother act went too far. Still, Robbie had always been that way—jealous, overprotective, forever looking out for me, like it was his job. I couldn’t remember when I first met him; it felt like he’d always been there. The cafeteria was noisy and dim. I hovered just inside the door, looking for Scott, only to see him at a table in the middle of the f loor, surrounded by cheerleaders and football jocks. I THE IRON KING 37 hesitated. I couldn’t just march up to that table and sit down; Angie Whitmond and her cheerleading squad would rip me to shreds.

Taking that as an invitation, I started toward him, weaving my way past the tables. He f lipped out his iPhone, pressed a button, and looked at me with half-lidded eyes, still grinning. A phone rang close by. I jumped a bit, but continued walking. Behind me, there were gasps, and then hysterical giggles. And then, the whispered conversation that always makes you think they’re talking about you. I felt eyes on the back of my head. Trying to ignore it, I continued down the aisle. Another phone rang.

The Courts are restless. ” The nurse turned, putting both hands on her hips, her voice chiding. “I’m surprised you haven’t given her the mistwine yet. She is sixteen today. ” “I know, I know. ” The shadow sighed, putting his head in his hands. “I’ll take care of that later this afternoon. ” “Resting,” said the nurse. “Poor thing, she was traumatized. ” A chuckle. “The last kid who drank one of your ‘mild’ sleep potions didn’t wake up for two weeks. ” The nurse’s reply was garbled and broken, but I was almost sure she said, “She’s her father’s daughter.

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