Top 10 Alex Rider Books


The Top Ten

1 Scorpia

It isn't as good as some of the others but it sure ain't the worst.

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It is a bad book

It is an awesome book

2 Scorpia Rising

Amazing read, an incredible finale to the main plot of the series. It is a roller-coaster of emotions, with exiting and tense moments and heartbreaking ones ( read the book and you'll see what I mean). The villain is pure evil but at the same time has a story of their own and it also includes probably my favourite character in the series, Julius Grief. He is a clone of Dr. Hugo Grief made to look like Alex through plastic surgery, and last appeared in point blanc, which was another incredible book. Here he returns for revenge, but this book really emphasises his character (in a good way).The face-off between him and Alex in the rain is amazing and just everything about this book is just fantastic. I can't say any more. READ THIS THRILLING BOOK! ( make sure you read the previous novels first though.)

It's the longest book and therefore the best.

I have read all 12 of Alex Rider books{including SECRET WEAPON} and this is by far the best.

I love this book. And I love the death... it's realistic and heartbreaking. Alex is clearly broken, suffering from PTSD, but he lives- although his pain when he killed Julius was real. Julius made a great villain, sadistic and genuinely scary. I like how it ends- things aren't perfect but they're better, and it's going to be alright. A brilliant end to the series.

3 Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin

AWESOME is all I could say

Should have Russian roulette number 2 can't wait to read it should be top 3

Russian roulette was easily the most high quality Alex rider book. This tonal grittiness and realism twist with an increadible premise. A heart pounding experience with the most impressive plot about failure family courage regret and grief. This installment has a lot of love for fan favourite character Yassen Gregorvich and expands on him with grate imagination. This story is an emotional rollercoaster and adds an ingenious level complex emotions we now feel towards this character. We empathise with him, understand his guilt, cry with him and even try to forgive him. This take on the character is a lot more creative and better than the older version, actually giving him believable storys motivations traits rather than having him being the stareotypical cool assassin guy. I really can’t put into context how good this book is. As someone who knows what a decent and cohesive story, I love this book a lot.

The ending with Vladimir and Ivan was shocking and so damn cool

4 Point Blanc

The best one and there's not anything anyone can say that will change my mind.

It has a great plot in the book and has great stereo typical villains such as Mrs stellenbosch who is my favorite villain. It also has many mysterious deaths such as Michael Roscoe and the Russian business man.

It definitely stands out from the others. Great book.

Best one by FAR!

5 Crocodile Tears

This should of been the number 1 book. I love the alex rider series but this book must of been written with a magic pen. So much tension and fear. Love it.

Simply Flawless, one of the best books I ever read

Ver epic

Such a thriller with parts where nothing turns into everything! Love how the character of Desmond McCains' final moments too - felt it building up to that in the last few chapters! THE BEST AR BOOK BY FAR!

6 Snakehead

I have read all 10 book in the series and 4 short stories and Snakehead is by far the best book produced by Anthony Horowitz.

Fantastic! Best book in the series by miles!

How is this not number 1?...

The best

7 Stormbreaker

I agree

It was a good starters book and was a easy read.

8 Ark Angel

This book has the best villain plot

Ark Angel is great, especially with the battle in space at the end - ShuhBanggg

To me this is the best in the series. it made me feel like I was alex

9 Eagle Strike

Ever since I read this book when I was in Grade 6, I strongly felt that this was the best Alex Rider book. I liked the story so much that I would read it more than doing in class work sometimes.

By far the best of the series. A great and hooking read

I love all Alex Rider books and this one was equally amazing! After I read Russian Roulette though,it gave me a totally different perspective on Yassen in this book and I feel he shouldn't have died! Damian Cray was also a great portrayal of a villain,who had good intentions but was kinda mad.


10 Never Say Die

Great read

This is Brilliant. The reunion between Jack and Alex is beautiful, for me Top 3.

Wow just wow

I'm excited for this book to come out! I love this series. - ChuckLaunching

The Contenders

11 Skeleton Key

Needs to be much higher

Sarov's death was sad

One of the best deserves to be higher

12 The Gadgets

Really great and addictive fun will have the most amazing time ever!

Great book. Really shows the Gadgets and their importance.

13 Secret Weapon

Awesome, great short stories

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Top Remixes

1. Scorpia
2. Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin
3. Scorpia Rising


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