New Release Books by Matthew Reilly

Matthew Reilly is the author of The One Impossible Labyrinth (2022), The Two Lost Mountains (2021), The Secret Runners (2020), Roger Ascham and the Dead Queen's Command (2020) and other 132 books.

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The One Impossible Labyrinth

release date: Oct 01, 2022
The One Impossible Labyrinth
The seventh electrifying thriller in the Jack West, Jr. series from New York Times-bestselling author Matthew Reilly THE END IS HERE Jack West, Jr. has made it to the Supreme Labyrinth. Now he faces one last race-against multiple rivals, against time, against the collapse of the universe itself-a headlong race that will end at a throne inside the fabled labyrinth. AN IMPOSSIBLE MAZE But the road will be hard. For this is a maze like no other: a maze of mazes. Uncompromising and complex. Demanding and deadly. A CATACLYSMIC CONCLUSION It all comes down to this. For it ends here-now-in the most lethal and dangerous place Jack has encountered in all of his many adventures. And in the face of this indescribable peril, with everything on the line, there is only one thing he can do. Attempt the impossible.

The Two Lost Mountains

release date: May 01, 2021
The Two Lost Mountains
No. 1 bestselling action author Matthew Reilly continues his explosive Jack West series. New novel The One Impossible Labyrinth is out now. AN INCREDIBLE VICTORY BUT AT A TERRIBLE PRICE... Against all the odds, Jack West Jr found the Three Secret Cities but at a heartbreaking cost. His beloved daughter Lily, it appeared, was slaughtered by Sphinx in a cruel ancient ritual. TO THE MOUNTAINS AND THE FALL! With his rivals far ahead of him, Jack must now get to one of the five iron mountains-two of which have never been found-and perform a mysterious feat known only as ''The Fall''. Although what is this object on the moon that is connected to it? A NEW PLAYER ARRIVES Amid all this, Jack will discover that a new player has entered the race, a general so feared by the four legendary kingdoms they had him locked away in their deepest dungeon. Only now this general has escaped and he has a horrifying plan of his own...

The Secret Runners

release date: Aug 18, 2020
The Secret Runners
Gossip Girl meets Mad Max in this breakneck thriller where the line between rich and poor is the line between life and death.You can''t buy your way out of the end of the world in this edge-of-your-seat adventure from an internationally bestselling author. Rich vs. Poor. Life vs. Death. When Skye Rogers and her twin brother, Red, move to Manhattan, rumors of a coming global apocalypse are building. But the ultra-wealthy young elites at their prestigious school keep partying like there''s no tomorrow--while the city around them starts to fall apart. Then Skye and Red are invited to join the Secret Runners, an exclusive group that has access to horrifying truths about the future. Can that insider information save them? Or is this the only time even one-percenters can''t buy their way to safety?

Roger Ascham and the Dead Queen's Command

release date: Apr 01, 2020
Roger Ascham and the Dead Queen's Command
A special sequel to The Tournament from Australia''s favourite novelist and the author of both the Scarecrow and Jack West Jr series with new novel The One Impossible Labyrinth out now. 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.

The Three Secret Cities

release date: Dec 04, 2018
The Three Secret Cities
The “king of hardcore action” (Brad Thor, New York Times bestselling author) and New York Times and #1 international bestselling author weaves a breathless thriller starring Jack West, Jr. that’s “a clever mix of history, mythology, and geography” (Associated Press). 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...by the greatest hunters in history. With Matthew Reilly’s signature “wave after wave of nonstop action” (Booklist), The Three Secret Cities is an electrifying rollercoaster ride of a thriller.

The Four Legendary Kingdoms

release date: May 02, 2017
The Four Legendary Kingdoms
The new, thrilling novel featuring Jack West, Jr., from New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Matthew Reilly. Jack West, Jr. and his family are living contentedly on their remote farm when their lives are abruptly shattered. Jack is brutally kidnapped and he awakens in an underground cell to find a masked attacker with a knife charging at him. It seems he has been chosen—along with a dozen other elite soldiers—to compete in a series of deadly challenges designed to fulfill an ancient ritual. With the fate of the Earth at stake, he will have to traverse diabolical mazes, fight cruel assassins, and face unimaginable horrors that will test him like he has never been tested before. 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….

The Tournament

release date: Mar 29, 2016
The Tournament
When the feared sultan of the mid-16th-century Ottoman Empire issues a chess tournament challenge to European royals, a young Elizabeth I accompanies England''s champion, only to witness a brutal murder amid dangerous court machinations.

The Great Zoo of China

release date: Aug 25, 2015
The Great Zoo of China
Now in mass-market—the action-packed thriller in the blockbuster and bestselling tradition of Jurassic Park from #1 internationally bestselling author Matthew Reilly! It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for forty years. They have proven the existence of dragons—a landmark discovery no one could ever believe is real, and a scientific revelation that will amaze the world. Now the Chinese are ready to unveil their astonishing findings within the greatest zoo ever constructed. A small group of VIPs and journalists has been brought to the zoo deep within China to see these fabulous creatures for the first time. Among them is Dr. Cassandra Jane “CJ” Cameron, a writer for National Geographic and an expert on reptiles. The visitors are assured by their Chinese hosts that they will be struck with wonder at these beasts, that the dragons are perfectly safe, and that nothing can go wrong. Of course it can’t… “Plenty of action....For over-the-top adventure addicts, a Reilly novel is like a new roller coaster opening at Great America. Lines form, fans swoon” (Booklist).

Jack West Jr and the Chinese Splashdown

release date: Jun 05, 2020
Jack West Jr and the Chinese Splashdown
A special prequel to The Two Lost Mountains from Australia''s favourite novelist and the author of both the Jack West Jr and Scarecrow series. When a satellite hunter intercepts a top-secret transmission from the Moon, his old friend Jack West Jr is his only hope... The Two Lost Mountains is out now.

The Secret Runners of New York

release date: Mar 26, 2019
The Secret Runners of New York
From Australia''s favourite novelist and the author of both the Scarecrow and Jack West Jr series with new novel The One Impossible Labyrinth out now. ''Think Mean Girls vs Back to the Future with a little bit of apocalyptic sci-fi thrown in'' THE AGE THE COMING END When Skye Rogers and her twin brother Red move to Manhattan, rumours of a coming global apocalypse are building. But the young elite of New York keep partying without a care. CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? And then suddenly Skye is invited to join an exclusive gang known as the Secret Runners of New York. This is no ordinary clique - they have access to an underground portal that can transport them into the future. And what Skye discovers in the future is horrifying... PRAISE FOR THE SECRET RUNNERS OF NEW YORK ''Addictive...extremely entertaining and a lot of fun to read'' CANBERRA TIMES ''A page-turning pleasure'' SYDNEY MORNING HERALD ''Thrills and chills aplenty...a hell of a ride'' HERALD SUN ''Bloodily exuberant thriller.. ingenious time-travel plotting'' FINANCIAL TIMES

Troll Mountain: The Complete Novel

release date: May 20, 2014
Troll Mountain: The Complete Novel
From Australia''s favourite novelist, author of the Scarecrow series and the Jack West Jr series with new novel The One Impossible Labyrinth out now. A dauntless young hero. An army of brutal monsters. An impossible quest. Journey to the mountain ... In an isolated valley, a small tribe of humans is dying from a terrible illness. There are rumors, however, that the trolls of Troll Mountain, the valley''s fearsome overlords, have found a cure for the illness: a fabulous elixir. When his sister is struck down by the disease and his tribal leaders refuse to help him, an intrepid youth named Raf decides to defy his tribe and do the unthinkable: he will journey alone to Troll Mountain and steal the elixir from the dreaded trolls. But to get to Troll Mountain, Raf will have to pass through dangerous swamps and haunting forests filled with wolves, hobgoblins and, worst of all, the ever-present danger of rogue trolls ... The journey to the mountain has begun. IN THIS NOVEL MATTHEW REILLY TAKES YOU ON HIS WILDEST RIDE YET: A HEADLONG QUEST TO THE DARK HEART OF THE KINGDOM OF THE TROLLS.

Troll Mountain: Episode III

release date: Apr 22, 2014
Troll Mountain: Episode III
From Australia''s favourite novelist, author of the Scarecrow series and the Jack West Jr series with new novel The One Impossible Labyrinth out now. A dauntless young hero. An army of brutal monsters. An impossible quest. Journey to the mountain ... Raf''s mission to Troll Mountain is in ruins. Having penetrated the mountain, only to be caught in the act of stealing the fabled elixir, Raf must now face the trolls'' champion in a fight to the death. As the trolls gather to watch the fight, Raf watches them closely. If he can somehow survive this fight, his mission may not be over. The final battle for Troll Mountain is about to begin. IN THIS, THE LAST OF THREE SERIALIZED EPISODES, MATTHEW REILLY TAKES YOU ON HIS WILDEST RIDE YET: A HEADLONG QUEST TO THE DARK HEART OF THE KINGDOM OF THE TROLLS.

Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl

release date: Dec 20, 2013
Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl
A special prequel to The Tournament from Australia''s favourite novelist author of the Scarecrow series and the Jack West Jr series with new novel The One Impossible Labyrinth out now. Roger Ascham, the unorthodox tutor of Princess Elizabeth, is tasked by King Henry VIII with a most unusual and dangerous mission.

Scarecrow Returns

release date: Jan 03, 2012
Scarecrow Returns
From the internationally bestselling author, the fourth novel in the thrilling Scarecrow series featuring “some of the wildest and most sustained battles in an action thriller in a long time…and a little bit of conspiracy" (Chicago Tribune). From the internationally bestselling author, the fourth novel in the thrilling Scarecrow series featuring “some of the wildest and most sustained battles in an action thriller in a long time" (Chicago Tribune). A Cold War doomsday device hidden deep in the Arctic. A mysterious terrorist group about to unleash havoc upon an unsuspecting world. Only one team close enough to sabotage them. Captain Shane Schofield, call sign “Scarecrow,” and his ragtag band of Marines and civilians are outnumbered and outgunned. But with only a few short hours till Armageddon, Scarecrow and his soldiers bravely undertake an edge-of-your-seat, white-knuckle adventure to save the Earth from total annihilation.

The Five Greatest Warriors

release date: Dec 28, 2010
The Five Greatest Warriors
Jack West, Jr., leads a team of loyal followers during an Armageddon-risking adventure that takes them from the deserts of Israel and storm-swept coastal Japan to the steppes of Mongolia and a mysterious island.

Jack West Jr and the Hero's Helmet

release date: Sep 15, 2016
Jack West Jr and the Hero's Helmet
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.

Hell Island

release date: Sep 28, 2010
Hell Island
Captain Shane Schofi eld and his elite team of marines is about to discover . . . There is no hell like a man-made one. It is an island that doesn’t appear on any maps. A secret location where the government conducts classified experiments. Experiments that have gone terribly wrong. . . . When all contact with the mysterious island is suddenly and inexplicably lost, Captain Shane Schofi eld and four crack Special Forces units parachute in. Nothing prepares them for what they fi nd—the island is a testing ground for a deadly breed of genetically enhanced supersoldiers. You could say they’ve just entered hell, but this place is much, much worse. . . .

Contest

release date: Jul 01, 2010
Contest
The New York Public Library. A silent sanctuary of knowledge; a 100-year-old labyrinth of towering bookcases, narrow aisles and long marble hallways. For Doctor Stephen Swain and his daughter, Holly, it is the site of a nightmare. Because for one night this historic building is to be the venue for a contest. A contest in which Swain is to compete--whether he likes it or not. The rules are simple: Seven contestants will enter, only one will leave. With his daughter in his arms, Stephen Swain is plunged into a terrifying fight for survival. The stakes are high, the odds brutal. He can choose to run, to hide or to fight--but if he wants to live, he has to win. For in this contest, unless you leave as the victor, you do not leave at all. Readers all over the world have been cheering about Matthew Reilly''s lightning fast adventure thrillers. Contest, the action-packed extravaganza that launched this international bestselling career, is vintage Reilly at his explosive best.
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