Before you read the three secret cities, find out more about jack west in the new short story from matthew reilly, the heros helmet. Funeral home services for matthew are being provided by messinger mortuaries. The character appears in an ongoing series of actionthriller novels. Schofield is a us marine, going by the callsign scarecrow. Matthew reillys debut novel has been rewritten for its first us release. The first season, to be adapted by michael seitzman, will be based on the first two books in the trilogy.
Matthew reilly audiobooks download instantly today. Very good tight clean copy in very good dustwrapper. Shane schofield is a fictional creation of australian author matthew reilly. Sadly, matthew reilly lost his wife to suicide late december 2011.
Scarecrow and the army of thieves by matthew reilly cd. It was an ok read but just too unrealistic as professor race escapes certain death so many times because of amazing and fortuitous circumstances which are unbelievable in the extreme. Matthew reilly was born in sydney in 1974 and studied law at the university of new south wales. Meet matthew reilly at the wheeler centre, october 17, 6. It never slows down it is unlike any other new australian novel. Another fantastic book from the pen of matthew reilly, this one is truly amazing. The latest book in this extremely popular series, called blue moon, arrives on bookshelves on october 29th. The 2004 book hover car racer consists of the crash course, full throttle and photo finish novels. Oct 18, 2016 discover book depositorys huge selection of matthew reilly books online. Reilly subsequently cancelled his remaining book tours and announced his intention to take a break from online communications. Peter hildicksmith is president of codexgroup, a pioneer in digital book audience research, founded in 2004. Matthew reilly is an australian novelist, known for his fastpaced actionthrillers. Matthew reilly was married to natalie freer from 2004 until her death from suicide in 2011.
Ice station was a direct response to hollywood action movies. Hes worked with visual basic and asp since their initial versions, and written over a dozen books on the subject, including the book of vb. The firm tracks and forecasts digital book trends for the publishing industry, and its digital prepublication market testing book identity and author equity programs help publishers boost new book discovery and purchase conversion rates, develop author audiences, and increase new. Matthew reillys most popular book is roger ascham and the dead queens command. In the beginning, the book seemed intriguing and entertaining. Reilly credits freer with encouraging him to selfpublish his first book. His novels are noted for their fast pace, twisting plots and intense action. While i am willing to suspended some belief this book asked for far too much suspension. In between the two scarecrow novels, he also wrote a novella entitled hell island.
Author matthew reillys complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases. Matthew reilly is currently considered a single author. Two thousand years ago, it was hidden within the seven wonders of the ancient world. Blog top stories matthew reilly s new book will be called the two lost mountains. Matthew reilly is the international bestselling author of nine novels. These short stories are available as a free downloadable pdf. Matthew reilly is a new york times bestselling author of eight novels that have been published in eighteen languages in twenty countries. They go on this mission to stop other nefarious nations from getting their hands on the power that can be unleashed using the capstone. Matthew reilly books list of books by author matthew reilly. Scientists have found something alien under the ice. Reilly was born on 2 july 1974 in sydney, new south wales, the second son of ray and denise. Mar 10, 2003 this is the rewritten version of contest by matthew reilly that first came out as a selfpublished novel in 1996. Born in sydney in july 2, 1974, matthew john reilly started life without any interest in reading or writing. In the book, a former military man named jack west jr.
Reilly is a huge movie fan and owns several movie prop reproductions. In early december, while he was gone, his beloved wife natalie died, leaving him a widower at the age of 37. He has written both screenplays and magazine articles, and recently optioned the film rights to contest. Contest, ice station, temple, area 7, scarecrow, seven ancient. Oct 28, 2011 meet matthew reilly at the wheeler centre, october 17, 6. Details scarecrow and the army of thieves, by matthew reilly, pan macmillan, rrp. Oct 17, 2011 published on oct 17, 2011 from selfpublishing hopeful to selfmade millionaire. The secret runners of new york is a great new release from matthew reilly thats different to anything hes written before. Scarecrow and the army of thieves by matthew reilly cdaudio. In early december 2011, while reilly was in south australia on a book tour promoting scarecrow and the army of thieves, natalie, who had suffered from anorexia and depression, committed suicide. Reillys latest book, scarecrow and the army of thieves, was published last october, and in november reilly left on a tour to promote it.
Ice station, temple, contest, area 7, scarecrow, hover car racer, seven ancient wonders, the six sacred stones, the five greatest warriors and scarecrow and the army of thieves. In 2005, austrailian author matthew reilly published a book called seven ancient wonders. Who are the secret runners of new york in matthew reillys. We follow the story of skye, who, with her twin brother red, move from tennessee to live among the wealthy elite in the apartments surrounding new yorks central park. But when you write a book, you can create the wildest and. Hell island by matthew reilly 2010, paperback for sale.
Matthew reilly the new york times bestselling author. Matthew reilly is a great writer and i have enjoyed his adventure novels very much but not this one. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Booktopia matthew reilly books on the booktopia matthew. Candid and impassioned, he begins with answering the question playing upon every fans lips why the return to some of his favourite characters with his new epic thriller, four legendary kingdoms. Matthew reilly introduces scarecrow and the army of. Matthew reilly, the fortytwoyearold bestselling author, is no different in person than he is onstage addressing the soldout auditorium of fans for his previous novel, the great zoo of china. Australian author matthew reilly books to hit stores after. Scarecrow and the army of thieves october, 2011 scarecrow returns in the united states. Matthew john reilly born 2 july 1974 is an australian action thriller writer. Sometimes i get to read the work of new authors by randomly selecting books in a bookstore and buying them. Matthew reilly is the new york times bestselling author of numerous novels in several series, including the childrens book hover car racer, and the jack west jr.
Matthew reilly is the bestselling author of 14 novels with worldwide sales of over 7. The difference with the original is in moving the contest to the new york public library instead of a fictitious library and adding in 2 more combatants to the presidians contest. He wrote his second book, ice station, while studying at the university of new south. Matthew macdonald is a developer, author, and educator in all things visual basic and. Who are the secret runners of new york in matthew reilly. His books have been published in over twenty languages and have sold more t. The obituary was featured in the arizona republic on november 4, 2011.
Which is the best story among matthew reillys works. This is the rewritten version of contest by matthew reilly that first came out as a selfpublished novel in 1996. Contest, the actionpacked extravaganza that launched this international bestselling career, is vintage reilly at his explosive best. Matthew reilly books are available from booktopia, the leading online bookstore. Born july 2nd, 1974, matthew reilly is the international bestselling author of ten novels, ice station, temple, contest, area 7, scarecrow, hover car racer, seven ancient wonders, the six sacred stones, the five greatest warriors and the four legendary kingdoms. Australian author matthew reillys star is on the rise. Matthew reillys new book will be called the two lost. Signed 1st edition matthew reilly thriller, the fifth in the shane schofield series.
He self published his first novel contest which he wrote when he was just nineteen years old in the year 1996 due to the fact that it had gotten rejected by every major publisher he sent it to, and so he had one thousand copies of the novel published. In early december 2011, whilst reilly was in south australia on a book tour. Below is a list of the books in the shane schofield book series to. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Matthew reilly has 49 books on goodreads with 3605 ratings. But when you write a book, you can create the wildest and biggest action scenes you like and it doesnt cost you a cent. He then followed it up by writing ice station before he had even graduated from. Scarecrow returns is the us title of scarecrow and the army of thieves if you like matthew reilly books, youll love clive cussler. This is the first series that matthew reilly created. Jun 06, 2011 guest speaker, unsw law awards evening 5 may 2011. Published on oct 17, 2011 from selfpublishing hopeful to selfmade millionaire.
Reilly was born on 2 july 1974 in sydney, new south wales, the second son of ray. You can find matthew reilly signed books below this author biography. All jack wants is to help an old couple and suddenly he is in the middle of a brutal gang war. Sep 07, 2019 the secret runners of new york is a great new release from matthew reilly thats different to anything hes written before. I decided to try matthew reilly because he was recommended based on the fact that i read books by james rollins.
Aug 01, 1998 ice station, the first book in the scarecrow series, is a must read for fans of action thrillers. Today, reilly s books are international bestsellers, having sold over 7 million copies. Reilly wrote his second book, ice station, while he was still studying at university and it was quickly picked up by publishers in the us, uk and germany. Cate was thrilled to find matthew working on his next novel, ice station. Matthew reilly is amazing at blending fact with fiction into his stories, then pounding them with overthetop action. Matthew reilly is the internationally bestselling author of many novels including contest, temple, ice station, area 7, scarecrow, hover car racer, seven ancient wonders, the six sacred stones, the five greatest warriors, scarecrow and the army of thieves, the great zoo of china, troll mountain, and the sunday times bestseller the tournament. With the release of the four legendary kingdoms from the huntsman series, the appearance of schofield and mother as well as some noted details from the scarecrow series being mentioned confirms that both series are set in the same fictional universe. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures.
Australian author matthew reilly books to hit stores after wifes death. I figured that when you make a movie, you are limited by your budget. Author matthew john reilly was born in sydney, australia on july 2, 1974, and has an older brother named stephen. Put simply, it costs big dollars to make big action scenes. It was only after he read to kill a mockingbird and lord of the flies that he realized how much enjoyment can be derived from it. Scarecrow army thieves by matthew reilly, first edition. He grew up in willoughby, an affluent suburb on the lower north shore of sydney, new south wales, australia. After falling into the hands of an editor at pan macmillan, book led to his being signed for two new books, which would form the beginning the shane schofield series. While it was rejected by every publishing company in the sydney area, he was able to borrow some money to selfpublish 1,000 copies. A special sequel to the tournament from australias 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. His books have been published in more than twenty languages and have sold more than seven million copies worldwide. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Published in over 20 countries and known for their highly visual style, fast pace and largescale action scenes, over 7. In early december 2011, while reilly was in south australia on a book tour.
Matthew reilly s new book will be called the two lost mountains. Booktopia matthew reilly books on the booktopia matthew reilly. Discover book depositorys huge selection of matthew reilly books online. Ice station, the first book in the scarecrow series, is a must read for fans of action thrillers. Aloysius college from 1984 1992 and the university of new south wales from 1993 1997.958 1018 231 1579 1523 145 684 358 926 632 1527 459 817 1501 277 782 636 595 737 999 611 271 314 822 642 1587 1421 1577 320 943 898 398 220 975 462 1204 3 346 1321 854 581 596 1133 623 41 4 1090 951 1458 153