An Alex Rider NovelBook - 2011
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wasabicheese3232 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 35
JihadiConservative thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over
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Alex has finally turned 15; he's growing up and moving on with his life. It's been months since he last saw anyone from MI6 and it seems he's just a normal kid again. But Scorpia never forgives or forgets. He's bested them twice, and almost completely destroyed their reputation and now they're going to get him back. When Alex finds himself pulled back into the world of secrets, spies, and criminals, investigating a security officer at an international school in Egypt. But nothing is as it seems and he finds himself being played by everyone. This is his last mission, and the series is determined to go out with a bang.
--- See my full review here: http://throughthebookvine.blogspot.com/2011/04/scorpia-rising.html
Some Greek billionaire wants his country's statues back in his home country. He claims the British stole it from Greece and hired Scorpia to get it back. Scorpia then creates a plot to humiliate M16 by revealing to the world that they hired a teenager as a spy and to use that as leverage to make them ship the statues back to Greece. Obviously as always their plan fails. This book mostly takes place in Egypt and the CIA is as much involved as M16 in my opinion. Also on this mission Jack Starbright goes along with Alex and is blown up while trying to get help for the both of them(they were kidnapped by Scorpias agents). Another point I should make is that Julius Grief is involved in this book the one that looks exactly like Alex from the book Eagle strike I think.