Readalikes for the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz - Thrillers


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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card -- Science Fiction Car (adult - series)
An expert at simulated war games, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin believes that he is engaged in one more computer war game when, in truth, he is commanding the last Earth fleet against an alien race seeking Earth's complete destruction.

I'd Tell You I Love You But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter -- YA Paperback Car (series)
As a sophomore at a secret spy school and the daughter of a former CIA operative, Cammie is sheltered from "normal teenage life" until she meets a local boy while on a class surveillance mission.

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer -- YA Fiction and Paperback Col (series)
When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll.

Runner by Carl Deuker -- YA Fiction Deu
Living with his alcoholic father on a broken-down sailboat on Puget Sound has been hard on seventeen-year-old Chance Taylor, but when his love of running leads to a high-paying job, he quickly learns that the money is not worth the risk.

SilverFin: A James Bond Adventure by Charles Higson -- YA Fiction Hig (series)
This prequel to the adventures of James Bond, 007, introduces us to the young James when he's just started boarding school in England and is about to become involved in his first adventure. Bond must battle an insane arms dealer who, by using killer eels, is attempting to create a race of indestructible soldiers on the eve of World War II.

The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn by Dorothy Hoobler -- YA Paperback Hoo
While attempting to solve the mystery of a stolen jewel, Seikei, a merchant's son who longs to be a samurai, joins a group of kabuki actors in eighteenth-century Japan.

Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks -- YA Fiction Jin (series)
Child prodigy Cadel Piggot, an antisocial computer hacker, discovers his true identity when he enrolls as a first-year student at an advanced crime academy.

The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum -- Fic Lud (adult - series)
He has no past. And he may have no future. His memory is blank. He only knows that he was flushed out of the Mediterranean Sea, his body riddled with bullets. But now he is marked for death, caught in a maddening puzzle, racing for survival through the deep layers of his buried past into a bizarre world of murderous conspirators -- led by Carlos, the world's most dangerous assassin. And no one can help Jason Bourne but the woman who once wanted to escape him.

Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment by James Patterson -- YA Fiction and Paperback Pat (series)
After the mutant Erasers abduct the youngest member of their group, the "birdkids," who are the result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.

H.I.V.E.: The Higher Institute for Villainous Education by Mark Walden -- J Fiction Wal (series)
Swept away to a hidden academy for training budding evil geniuses, Otto, a brilliant orphan, Wing, a sensitive warrior, Laura, a shy computer specialist, and Shelby, an infamous jewel thief, plot to beat the odds and escape the prison known as H.I.V.E.

Double Helix by Nancy Werlin -- YA Fiction Wer
Eighteen-year-old Eli discovers a shocking secret about his life and his family while working for a Nobel Prize-winning scientist whose specialty is genetic engineering.

So Yesterday by Scott Westerfeld -- YA Fiction Wes
Hunter Braque, a New York City teenager who is paid by corporations to spot what is "cool," combines his analytical skills with girlfriend Jen's creative talents to find a missing person and thwart a conspiracy directed at the heart of consumer culture.

Icecore: A Thriller by Matt Whyman -- YA Fiction Why
Seventeen-year-old Englishman Carl Hobbes meant no harm when he hacked into Fort Knox's security system, but at Camp Twilight in the Arctic Circle, known as the Guantanamo Bay of the north, he is tortured to reveal information about a conspiracy of which he was never a part.

The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Richard Yancey (series) -- YA Paperback Yan
Through a series of dangerous and violent misadventures, teenage loser Alfred Kropp rescues King Arthur's legendary sword Excalibur from the forces of evil.

STORM: The Infinity Code by E. L. Young -- YA Fiction You
In London, the teenaged geniuses of STORM, a secret organization dedicated to eliminating the world's misery through science and technology, uncover plans for a deadly weapon and race to find and dismantle it, then confront the corrupt scientist behind the scheme.

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