Ark Angel (Alex Rider, Book 6) by Anthony Horowitz

By Anthony Horowitz

The sniper’s bullet approximately killed him. yet Alex Rider controlled to outlive . . . simply in time for extra difficulty to come back his approach. whilst kidnappers try and clutch a fellow sufferer from the specific medical institution the place Alex is convalescing, he understands he has to forestall him. however the boy he saves isn't any usual sufferer: he's the son of Nikolai Drevin, one of many richest males on the planet. The eccentric billionaire has been specified by way of strength 3, a gaggle of eco-terrorists who declare his venture Ark Angel—the first luxurious inn in outer space—is a chance to the surroundings. quickly Alex discovers that strength 3 will cease at not anything to break Ark Angel, whether it potential sending 400 a whole bunch molten glass and metal hurtling all the way down to Earth and killing thousands . . . until Alex can cease them.

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Maybe Fiona could take up baking,” Nate said. ” “Just tell me what I need to know and I’ll let you back to your life of leisure and won’t even tell Fi about that baking remark. ” Nate said, “You’re the spy. ” And then he hung up. I called him back, but after twenty rings I figured he’d made his point. A woman wearing an outfit made entirely of pink and green terry cloth pulled her cart up beside me and started leafing through the cards. She was about my mother’s age, maybe a few years older, and she smelled vaguely of cigarettes and a floral perfume that immediately made my head hurt.

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