Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
New Year's Eve in Scotland and for once Alex Rider is enjoying a normal life. But then he meets the dynamic chief of an international charity, and what starts as a simple card game rapidly becomes a duel to the death. Threatened with exposure, and forced to ask MI6 for protection, Alex finds himself being manipulated in a deadly game that could lead to the destruction of an entire East African country. This is a thrilling, clever, and action-packed Alex Rider adventure.