Author of Alex Rider, Foyle's War, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, TV and film writer, occasional journalist.



Anthony Horowitz at Topping Books, Edinburgh

For the first time this September, beloved bestselling author Anthony Horowitz comes to visit us here in Edinburgh. He comes to discuss The Twist of a Knife, the third in his celebrated Detective Hawthorne series. Previously, Anthony has written two highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty; two James Bond novels, Trigger Mortis and Forever and a Day; and the acclaimed bestselling mystery novels Magpie Murders and Moonflower Murders. He is also the author of the teen spy Alex Rider series, and responsible for creating and writing some of the UK’s most loved and successful TV series, including Midsomer Murders and Foyle’s War. In January 2022 he was awarded a CBE for his services to literature.

So come join us in giving a warm welcome to one Britain’s most inventive and celebrated crime writers!

Topping Books Edinburgh – Friday 16 September, 7pm

(taking place at Greenside Church)

  • 19.00
  • Greenside Church
  • Greenside Church, 1b Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB