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Wed Jul 11 2007
Snakehead, Alex Rider's eagerly-awaited seventh mission, is available in shops on 31 October 2007 ... but you can read an extract here before it goes on sale.

All you have to do is sign up for the Alex Rider newsletter by clicking here.

Then, we will send you an email alert at the beginning of October to let you know when the first chapter of Snakehead is available.

Anthony Horowitz's eagerly-awaited mission for the teen spy sees Alex on the wrong side of the world and the law.

Alone in Sydney, he is recruited by the Australian government to infiltrate an organized people-smuggling ring: the violent criminal underworld of the Snakeheads.

Working undercover as a refugee he moves to Bangkok, where he meets someone he can finally trust a fellow agent and true friend: or is there any such thing in the poisonous world of espionage?