Stormbreaker – Anthony Horowitz – #1

April 16, 2019

They told him his uncle died in an accident. He wasn’t wearing his seat belt, 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. Finding himself in the middle of terrorists, Alex must outsmart the people who want him dead. The government has given him the technology, but only he can provide the courage. Should he fail, every child in England will be murdered in cold blood. This first book in a thrilling new series by British writer Anthony Horowitz will have pulses racing from start to finish. (Description taken from the book: Stormbreaker.


Story —


Violence/Scariness —

Alex gets mild injuries, killing/shooting, Alex gets chased by vehicles that are trying to kill him with flamethrowers and wire, Alex shoots a man, Alex gets shot at, Alex gets threatened of torture, Alex gets put in an aquarium that has a killer jellyfish (on purpose), a woman gets killed by a jellyfish, there is a painting of doomed souls and demons.


Language —

Hell and damn are said throughout the book.


Sex/Love —

Alex says that jellyfish have no brain, no guts, and no anus, Alex sees a half naked statue.


Drugs/Alcohol —

Some smoking, a couple adults drink wine.


Other Info

Title — Stormbreaker

Author — Anthony Horwitz

Series — Alex Rider

Book in Series — #1

Pages — 192

Publishing Date — 2000

Publisher — Penguin Group

How to Get StormbreakerAmazon-Stormbreaker


*The more stars the better.


(Russian Roulette is a prequel).

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