Author(s): Anthony Horowitz
Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency, in this Chandler-esque spoof from the creator of the "Alex Rider" series. When a dwarf comes into the office and leaves a package, Tim Diamond, the world's worst private-detective, is faced with his toughest case yet. The office is ransacked and the package is found to contain simply a box of Maltesers. Who was the dwarf...and why was he murdered shortly after his visit? The "Diamond Brothers'" exposure is at an all-time high with brand-new covers for the entire series. Part of the "Diamond Brothers" series that also includes "The Four of Diamonds" (four novellas in one book), "Public Enemy Number Two" and "South by South East".
"Extremely entertaining adventure... Full of exciting twists and turns and packed with first class jokes." (The London Parents Guide) "Very funny... there's never a dull moment, with laugh-aloud, irreverent jokes on every page." (The Good Book Guide 2004)"
Anthony Horowitz is one of the most popular contemporary children's writers, and his Alex Rider series is enjoyed by millions of readers worldwide. He has won many major awards including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children's Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children's Book Award. Anthony also writes extensively for TV, with programmes including Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders, and most recently Collision. He lives in London.