After their thrilling exploits in Matthew Reilly’s bestseller Seven Ancient Wonders, super-soldier Jack West and his loyal team of adventurers are back, and now they face an all-but impossible challenge. For a mysterious ceremony in an unknown location has triggered a catastrophic countdown that will climax in the destruction of all life on Earth. But there is one last hope. If Jack’s team can find and rebuild a legendary ancient device known only as the 'Machine', they might be able to ward off this coming Armageddon. The only clues to its location, however, are held within the fabled Six Sacred Stones, long lost in the fog of history. And so the hunt begins . . . From Stonehenge in England, to the deserts of Egypt, to the spectacular Three Gorges region of China, The Six Sacred Stones will take you on a non-stop rollercoaster ride through ancient history, modern military hardware, and some of the fastest and most mind-blowing action you will ever read.
The thrilling bestseller from Australia's favourite novelist, author of the Scarecrow series and the new Jack West Jr novel The Three Secret Cities. "Get ready for a wild ride" Daily Telegraph "The wildly imaginative Reilly has taken inspiration from comics, video games, thrillers and Code-style puzzle novels to create this rocket-fueled sequel" Publishers Weekly BOOK 2 IN THE JACK WEST SERIES A mysterious ceremony at a hidden location has unlocked a catastrophic countdown to world annihilation. Now, to save the world, supersoldier Jack West Jr and his loyal team of adventurers must find and rebuild a legendary device known as 'the Machine'. The only clues to locating this Machine are held within the fabled Six Sacred Stones, which are scattered around the globe. But Jack and his team are not the only ones seeking the Stones, there are other players involved who don't want to see the world saved at all... Fans of Clive Cussler, Tom Clancy and Michael Crichton will love Matthew Reilly.
Join one of the world's greatest adventure writers on a non-stop thrill-ride. * * * * * A SHADOW WORLD BEHIND THE REAL WORLD When Jack West Jr won the Great Games, he threw the four legendary kingdoms into turmoil. A WORLD WITH ITS OWN HISTORY, RULES AND PRISONS Now these dark forces are coming after Jack... in ruthless fashion. THAT IS REACHING INTO OUR WORLD ... EXPLOSIVELY With the end of all things rapidly approaching, Jack must find the Three Secret Cities, three incredible lost cities of legend. It's an impossible task by any reckoning, but Jack must do it while he is being hunted... * * * * * JACK'S BACK. Catch up with him in the rest of the international bestselling series. SEVEN ANCIENT WONDERS THE SIX SACRED STONES THE FIVE GREATEST WARRIORS THE FOUR LEGENDARY KINGDOMS
An ebook-exclusive short story from bestselling author Matthew Reilly featuring Jack West, before he returns in a new adventure The Four Legendary Kingdoms. Includes an extract from the thrilling new novel. Late on Christmas Eve, decorated SAS officer and Egyptologist Jack West Jr is about to make a discovery that could rewrite history. In the ancient Temple of Dendur, housed in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, a legendary weapon has lain hidden for millennia. But Jack is not the only person who knows about the artefact's existence. As Jack examines the temple in the deserted museum, he is watched by a mysterious figure. A man intent on stopping him at any cost.
The New York Times bestselling sequel to the bestsellers The Six Sacred Stones and Seven Deadly Wonders. It began with six stones...From the deserts of Israel to the tsunami-lashed coasts of Japan, from the steppes of Mongolia to the most mysterious island on Earth—this is what we have come to expect from Matthew Reilly: stupendous action, white-knuckle suspense, heroes to cheer for, and an adventure beyond imagination. Strap yourself in and hold on tight as he unleashes his biggest and fastest adventure yet, The 5 Greatest Warriors. When we last left Jack West Jr., he was plummeting into a fathomless abyss and his quest to save the world from impending Armageddon appeared doomed. But all hope is not lost. After an astonishing escape, Jack regroups with his trusty team. Racing to rebuild the final pieces of the fabled “Machine,” they discover an ancient inscription containing a rhyme about five mysterious unnamed warriors—great historical figures whose knowledge will be vital to unlocking the secrets of the Machine and its long-lost “pillars.” But the ancients have hidden their secrets well, and with each pillar bestowing an incredible power upon its holder, their pursuit has attracted the attention of other forces from around the world—some who want to rule it and others who want to see it destroyed. With enemies coming at him from every side and the countdown to doomsday rapidly approaching, Jack and his team had better move fast. Because they are about to find out what the end of the world looks like...
A special sequel to The Tournament from Australia's favourite novelist and the author of both the Scarecrow and Jack West Jr series. When her life is threatened by an anonymous assassin, the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth I knows there is only one man she can trust to find the killer before he strikes: her unorthodox childhood tutor and mentor, Roger Ascham.
There are sixteen contestants. Only one will survive. Another breathtaking Jack West adventure from the bestselling author of The Great Zoo of China and Three Lost Mountains. Over 3.5 million copies of Matthew Reilly's work sold worldwide! A RUTHLESS KIDNAPPING Jack West Jr has been brutally kidnapped. He awakes in a cell to find a masked attacker charging at him with a knife. THE GREAT GAMES Jack has been 'chosen' to compete in a series of deadly challenges designed to fulfil an ancient ritual. He will have to traverse diabolical mazes, fight cruel assassins and face unimaginable horrors if he - and planet Earth - is to survive. TO HELL AND BACK In the process, he will discover the mysterious and powerful group of individuals behind it all: the Four Legendary Kingdoms. He might also discover that he is not the only hero in this place ...
Pitted against a large and secretive terrorist group that has seized control of an island in the Arctic, Marine captain Shane Schofield and his ragtag crew are ordered by the President to stop the organization's zealous plot to destroy the planet. By the author of 7 Deadly Wonders. Reprint. 200,000 first printing.
As 'Scarecrow' Schofield watches his mission to eliminate a Siberian turn into a bloodbath, he realises he has been tricked -- and now become the prey rather than the predator. For a shadowy consortium of staggering power and wealth has included his name on a list of fifteen targets to be eliminated without fail by twelve noon that same day. Now every high-powered bounty hunter on the planet is on his trail, while he must simultaneously track down the perpetrators of a conspiracy about to reduce many of the major cities of the world to ashes. From Arctic Russia to the Afghan border, to France's Atlantic Coast, to a speed-of-light conflict over the Suez Canal, every form of ultra-tech weaponry comes into play in a spellbinding action drama unfolding within a mere twenty-four hours.