Anthony Horowitz Books in Order

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You can’t talk about Anthony Horowitz without remembering his mind-blowing series, Alex Rider, in which Stormbreaker is the first book on the list. Have you been wondering where and how to start reading Anthony Horowitz’s books in order due to the fact that his published books are numerous? Welcome. I said so because you’re in the perfect place. 

In this post, we’ll walk you through Anthony Horowitz’s books in order to enable you to read them accordingly and avoid confusion. Some of these books are related, and not following them orderly will rip you off some crucial insights, details, and character information that make them intriguing—especially the different series He published. Now, let’s get on with it! However, we’ll first learn the genres that Horowitz specializes in. 

What Genres Does Anthony Horowitz Write?

When discussing versatility in writing, you should mention author Anthony Horowitz. He has written books on diverse genres, spanning through mystery and crime stories, such as the detective Daniel Hawthorne series. Anthony has not only written novels but screenplays and TV series, which are proof of his skillfulness in storytelling. His novels inspire young authors and youths at large.

Anthony Horowitz Standalone Books 

Starting with reading Anthony Horowitz’s standalone books is not a bad one anyway. However, you need to scan through this list to get an informed decision:

  • The Sinister Secret of Frederick K. Barbarossa (1975)
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The Barbarossa Secret
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The Barbarossa Secret
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Christopher Kerr (Author) – Sebastian Abineri (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 12/28/2022 (Publication Date) – The Book Guild (Publisher)
  • The Devil’s Door-Bell (1976)
The Devil's Doorbell
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The Devil’s Doorbell
  • Hardcover Book
  • Anthony Horowitz (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages – 08/08/1983 (Publication Date) – Lutterworth Press (Publisher)
  • Myths and Legends (1977)
Myths and legends from Mount Hagen
  • Vicedom, Georg F (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 136 Pages – 06/17/1977 (Publication Date) – Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies (Publisher)
  • The Night of the Scorpion (1979)
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The Night of the Scorpion
  • Hardcover Book
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages – 06/18/2024 (Publication Date) – Lutterworth Pr (Publisher)
  • Robin of Sherwood (1981)
The Complete Adventures of Robin of Sherwood (Puffin Books)
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The Complete Adventures of Robin of Sherwood (Puffin Books)
  • Richard Carpenter (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 640 Pages – 06/17/1990 (Publication Date) – Puffin Books (Publisher)
  • The Falcon’s Malteser (1982)
The Falcon's Malteser (Diamond Brother Mysteries)
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The Falcon’s Malteser (Diamond Brother Mysteries)
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 208 Pages – 07/08/2004 (Publication Date) – Puffin Books (Publisher)
  • The Silver Citadel (1984)
The Silver Citadel (Pentagram)
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The Silver Citadel (Pentagram)
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages – 06/17/1986 (Publication Date) – Berkley Pub Group (Publisher)
  • Adventurer (1985)
Adventurer
  • Anthony Horowitz (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 192 Pages – 01/01/1987 (Publication Date) – Transworld Publishers Ltd (Publisher)
  • Public Enemy Number Two (1986)
[Public Enemy Number Two] (By: Anthony Horowitz) [published: July, 2004]
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[Public Enemy Number Two] (By: Anthony Horowitz) [published: July, 2004]
  • unknown author (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • Groosham Grange (1988)
Groosham Grange: Groosham Grange, Book 1
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Groosham Grange: Groosham Grange, Book 1
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  • Anthony Horowitz (Author) – Grace Nickolas (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 05/02/2007 (Publication Date) – Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. (Publisher)
  • Starting Out (1991)
Starting Out
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Starting Out
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 03/29/1990 (Publication Date) – Hodder & Stoughton Educational Division (Publisher)
  • South By South East (1992)
South By Southeast (Diamond Brother Mysteries)
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South By Southeast (Diamond Brother Mysteries)
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages – 09/08/2005 (Publication Date) – Puffin Books (Publisher)
  • Granny (1994)
Granny
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Granny
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  • Anthony Horowitz (Author) – Nickolas Grace (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 02/04/2013 (Publication Date) – Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. (Publisher)
  • The Puffin Book of Horror Stories (1995) (Editor)
The Puffin Book of Horror Stories
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The Puffin Book of Horror Stories
  • Hardcover Book
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages – 11/14/1994 (Publication Date) – Viking Children’s Books (Publisher)
  • The Switch (1995)
The Switch
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The Switch
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  • Anthony Horowitz (Author) – Nickolas Grace (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 09/10/2007 (Publication Date) – Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. (Publisher)
  • The Devil and His Boy (1997)
The Devil and His Boy
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The Devil and His Boy
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  • Anthony Horowitz (Author) – Grace Nickolas (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 01/17/2007 (Publication Date) – Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. (Publisher)
  • Horowitz Horror (1998) (Collection)
The Complete Horowitz Horror
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The Complete Horowitz Horror
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 448 Pages – 08/14/2008 (Publication Date) – Puffin Books (Publisher)
  • The Unholy Grail (1998)
The Unholy Grail: Groosham Grange, Book 2
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The Unholy Grail: Groosham Grange, Book 2
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  • Anthony Horowitz (Author) – Nickolas Grace (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 05/02/2007 (Publication Date) – Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. (Publisher)
  • Mindgame (2001)
Mindgame (Oberon Modern Plays)
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Mindgame (Oberon Modern Plays)
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 88 Pages – 09/01/2001 (Publication Date) – Oberon Books (Publisher)
  • The Killing Joke (2002)
The Killing Joke
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The Killing Joke
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 384 Pages – 04/01/2005 (Publication Date) – Orion Publishing (Publisher)
  • The French Confection (2004)
The French Confection: A Diamond Brothers Story
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The French Confection: A Diamond Brothers Story
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  • Anthony Horowitz (Author) – Nickolas Grace (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 12/01/2009 (Publication Date) – Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. (Publisher)
  • Kingfisher Book of Myths and Legends (2005) (Editor)
The Kingfisher Book of Myths and Legends
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The Kingfisher Book of Myths and Legends
  • Hardcover Book
  • Horowitz, Anthony (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 272 Pages – 09/30/2003 (Publication Date) – Gardners Books (Publisher)
  • I Know What You Did Last Wednesday (2006)
I Know What You Did Last Wednesday
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I Know What You Did Last Wednesday
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Anthony Horowitz (Author) – Nickolas Grace (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 12/01/2009 (Publication Date) – Bolinda audio (Publisher)
  • The Blurred Man (2007)
The Blurred Man (Diamond Brothers) by Anthony Horowitz (2007-06-04)
  • unknown author (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 01/01/1819 (Publication Date) – Walker Books Ltd (Publisher)
  • More Horowitz Horror (2009) (Collection)
More Horowitz Horror
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More Horowitz Horror
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  • Anthony Horowitz (Author) – Simon Shepherd (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 08/05/2013 (Publication Date) – Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. (Publisher)

Anthony Horowitz Book Series In Order

Alex Rider:

  • Stormbreaker (2000)
  • Point Blanc (2001)
  • Skeleton Key (2002)
  • Eagle Strike (2003)
  • Scorpia (2004)
  • Ark Angel (2005)
  • Snakehead (2007)
  • Crocodile Tears (2009)
  • Quite a Ride (2010) (Graphic Novel)
  • Scorpia Rising (2011)
  • Russian Roulette (2013) (Prequel)
  • Never Say Die (2017)
  • Nightshade (2020)
  • Nightshade Revenge (2023)
  • Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin (2013)

Detective Daniel Hawthorne 

  • The Word Is Murder (2018)
  • The Sentence Is Death (2019)
  • A Line to Kill (2021)
  • The Twist of a Knife (2022)
  • Close to Death (2024)

A Diamond Brothers Mystery 

  •  The Falcon’s Malteser (1987)
  •  Public Enemy Part 2 (1987)
  • South by Southeast (1991)
  • The Blurred Man (2009)
  • The French Confection (2000)
  • I Know What You Did Last Wednesday (2002)
  • The Greek Who Stole Christmas (2008)
  • Where Seagulls Dare (2022)
  • Just Ask for Diamond (1989)

The Power of 5

  • Raven’s Gate (2005)
  • Evil Star (2006)
  •  Nightrise (2007)
  • Necropolis (2011)
  • Oblivion (2013)

A James Bond Novel 

  • Trigger Mortis (2015)
  • Forever and a Day (2018)
  • With A Mind to Kill (2022)

Legends

  • Beasts and Monsters (2010)
  • Battles and Quests (2010)
  • Heroes and Villains (2012)
  • Death and the Underworld (2012)
  • The Wrath of the Gods (2012)
  • Tricks and Transformations (2012)

Return to Groosham  Grange

  • Groosham Grange (1988)
  • The Unholy Grail (2009)

Susan Ryeland Books

  • Magpie Murder (2017
  • Moonflower Murders (2020)

What is Anthony Horowitz Most Famous For?

The creative author Anthony Horowitz is most famous for his works on children and young adults, which have become bestsellers. One of his works that made him most famous is the renowned series Alex Rider. The first novel in the Alex Riders series was adapted into a film in 2006, in which the author was in charge of the screenplay write-up, and it was a great film that everyone praised.

How Many Sherlock Holmes Books Has Anthony Horowitz Written?

Author Anthony Horowitz has authored two influential Sherlock Holmes books, which were greatly praised and accepted by people. The books are The House of Silk 2011 and Moriarty, published in 2014. These books are highly sought after by readers. You should check them out.

What Inspired Anthony Horowitz to write?

Like many other mystery writers, Anthony Horowitz was heavily influenced by Sherlock Holmes as a youth. He often read so many Sherlock Holmes stories then, which was an inspiration. Also, his love for classic detective fiction, espionage, and adventure stories were an inspiration as well. Horowitz continued to write, notwithstanding his father’s disapproval of him becoming an author. However, at age 24, he released his debut book.

What is Anthony Horowitz’s Favorite Book He Wrote?

Anthony Horowitz once mentioned in an interview that he had many novels among his published books that he loved. However, he is fond of “The Stormbreaker,” his first book, and introduces him to Alex. He also spoke about “Scorpio.” Horowitz said he loves Scorpio because the novel has a mind-blowing evil organization. He also never ceased to talk about his fondness for “Roulette” and “Raven’s Gate.” These novels contain a great storyline and are fascinating. Who wouldn’t mention them? 

Is Anthony Horowitz still writing books?

Yes, Anthony Horowitz is still actively writing books, and the proof of this is his recent engagements, which include his recent addition to the Alex Rider series, “Nightshade: Revenge,” which he published in 2023. Also, he made an open announcement about an ongoing project which will be released in 2024. This book will be an addition to the Hawthorne and Horowitz mystery series, and he titled it “Close to Death.” 

Not to forget, in 2022, Anthony Horowitz continues his project in the TV and Film adaptation of his novels. “Magpie Murders” was released, and he’s also been involved in projects like adapting Agatha Christie’s Poirot for television.

Final Thought

Anthony Horowitz’s books are amazing stories on mysteries, crime, etc. Reading his books in order is the perfect way to avoid confusion because he has published many books—both series and standalone. If you have grown-up children, there are certain books by Anthony Horowitz you should get for them. He’s a great author with powerful storytelling skills. Pick any of his crime stories and have a good read.

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