UK Edition
A gripping insight into the teenage life of Yassen Gregorovich, set against a backdrop of violence and corruption.

From Yassen's training to become a deadly assassin, to meeting a young Alex Rider, this adventure will be the deadliest yet..

The deadly prequel to the bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz.

An international contract killer has been given his orders. His next target is a fourteen-year-old spy ... Alex Rider.

The man's name is Yassen Gregorovich. He knows Alex well. The two of them share a secret from the past.

As he considers his next mission, Yassen remembers the forces that turned him from an ordinary schoolboy into a hired assassin. What is it that makes someone choose to do evil?

What would it take to make them kill?

russianroulette-usa USA Edition
"Alex Rider's life changed forever with the silent pull of a trigger.

....Alex, ready or not, was thrust into the world of international espionage - the world's only teenage spy."