Sharks. Assassins. Nuclear bombs. Alex Rider`s in deep water.
Reluctant teenage superspy Alex Rider is useful to MI6 in ways an adult never could be. Now they need his help once again.
But a routine reconnaissance mission at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships sets off a terrifying chain of events for Alex that sees him on the run from a Chinese triad gang. Forced to hide out, Alex is sent to Cayo Esqueleto-Skeleton Key- an island near Cuba. Waiting for him there is General Alexei Sarov-a coldly insane Russian with explosive plns to rewrite history.
Alex faces his most dangerous challenge yet. Alone, equipped only with a handful of ingenious gadgets, Alex must outwit Sarov, as the secondstick away towards the end of the world &