Best Selling Books by Matthew Reilly

Matthew Reilly is the author of The Three Secret Cities (2019), The Two Lost Mountains (2021), Cobalt Blue (2022), The Secret Runners of New York (2019) and other 60 books.

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The Three Secret Cities

release date: Nov 26, 2019
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 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...

Cobalt Blue

release date: Aug 02, 2022
Cobalt Blue
For 35 years, the United States and Russia each had their own superhero. Three days ago, America''s hero died. Today will be bad. In the face of an overwhelming attack, one young woman-unassuming and anonymous-might be America''s only hope. Her codename ... COBALT BLUE

The Secret Runners of New York

release date: Mar 26, 2019
The Secret Runners of New York
''The windows on all the skyscrapers are smashed...No power, no lights, no people...It''s a parallel New York of some kind.''THE COMING ENDWhen Skye Rogers and her twin brother Red move to Manhattan, rumours of a coming global apocalypse are building. But this does not stop the young elite of New York from 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. But 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.RUN! AS FAST AS YOU CAN!As society crumbles, Skye and Red race to figure out how to use their knowledge to survive the impending annihilation, they soon discover that the chaotic end of the world is perfect time for revenge...

Seven Deadly Wonders

release date: Jan 03, 2006
Seven Deadly Wonders
Indiana Jones meets The Da Vinci Code in this nonstop action-packed thriller about the greatest treasure hunt of all time—a headlong race to find the seven wonders of the ancient world. An ancient secret...a team of heroes...the adventure of a lifetime. A legend of the ancient world decrees that every 4,500 years, a terrible solar event will wreak worldwide destruction...but whoever sets the Golden Capstone atop the Great Pyramid at Giza will avert disaster and gain the ultimate prize: a millennium of world dominance. Now the Sun is turning once again and nation will battle nation to retrieve the missing Capstone...but a group of small nations, led by super-soldier Jack West Jr., bands together to prevent any one country from attaining this frightening power. Thus the greatest treasure hunt of all time begins—an adrenaline-fueled race on a global battlefield. From the Colossus of Rhodes to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the Great Egyptian Pyramid itself, unlock the thrills of Seven Deadly Wonders.

Scarecrow Returns

release date: Dec 26, 2012
Scarecrow Returns
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.

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. . . .

The Six Sacred Stones

release date: Dec 30, 2008
The Six Sacred Stones
Soldier Jack West, Jr., and his elite team work to counter the efforts of a dark cabal that has been steadily undermining their past efforts with the intent of staging a catastrophic attack.

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.

The One Impossible Labyrinth

release date: Jan 20, 2022
The One Impossible Labyrinth
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.

Troll Mountain: Episode I

release date: Apr 08, 2014
Troll Mountain: Episode I
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, THE FIRST 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.

Contest

release date: Dec 27, 2005
Contest
Unwittingly entered into a dangerous contest along with his young daughter, doctor Stephen Swain is placed into the labyrinth of the New York Public Library from which only one of seven contestants will emerge alive. Reprint.

Photo Finish

release date: Apr 10, 2007
Photo Finish
After his horrific crash in the Italian Run, Jason must rebuild his confidence and his standings if he wants to qualify to compete in the New York Masters, the most prestigious race on the pro circuit.

Full Throttle

release date: Oct 24, 2006
Full Throttle
Despite not doing as well as others at the International Race School, Jason Chaser receives an invitation to a big tournament, but when his competition turns out to be his only friend at the school, Ariel, he is not so excited about the race.

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.

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.

Temple

release date: Feb 18, 2002
Temple
Deep in the jungles of Peru the race of the century is underway to locate a legendary Incan idol. An artifact carved out of a strange kind of stone.

Troll Mountain: Episode II

release date: Apr 15, 2014
Troll Mountain: Episode II
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 ... The only unguarded entrance to Troll Mountain is the abandoned kingdom of the hobgoblins. With no other route available to them, Raf and his newfound friends, Ko and Düm, enter the dark, dank world of the hobgoblins. But is it truly abandoned? IN THIS, THE SECOND 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.

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.

The Great Zoo of China

release date: Aug 25, 2015
The Great Zoo of China
"The all-new thriller from #1 internationally bestselling author Matthew Reilly! It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for forty years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world. Now the Chinese are ready to unveil their astonishing discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed. A small group of VIPs and journalists has been brought to the zoo deep within China to see its 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 they are perfectly safe, and that nothing can go wrong. Of course it can''t... GET READY FOR ACTION ON A GIGANTIC SCALE"--

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 Four Legendary Kingdoms: a Jack West Jr Novel 4

release date: Nov 28, 2017
The Four Legendary Kingdoms: a Jack West Jr Novel 4
A RUTHLESS KIDNAPPINGJack West Jr has been brutally kidnapped. He awakes in a cell to find a masked attacker charging at him with a knife. THE GREAT GAMESJack 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 horros if he - and the world - is to survive.TO HELL AND BACKIn 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 ...PRAISE FOR THE FOUR LEGENDARY KINGDOMS"If you thought [the previous Jack West novels] were page-turners, wait until you read The Four Legendary Kingdoms" West Australian"A thrilling, action-packed adventires from cover to cover" The Guardian

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.

Crash Course

release date: Jan 01, 2005
Crash Course
Wanting to be just as good a hover race car driver as his older brother, Bug, Jason joins the International Race School where his skills are put to the test by challenging instructors and fierce competitors, including the mysterious driver in black, in this illustrated, high-speed drama.

Operation Elite

release date: Jan 01, 2005

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.

Ice Station

release date: Jan 01, 2012
Ice Station
THE DISCOVERY OF A LIFETIMEAt a remote ice station in Antarctica, a team of US scientists has found something buried deep within a 100-million-year-old layer of ice. Something made of metal.THE LAW OF SURVIVALIn a land without boundaries, there are no rules. Every country would kill for this prize.A LEADER OF MENA team of crack United States marines is sent to the station to secure the discovery. Their leader – Lieutenant Shane Schofield, call-sign: SCARECROW. They are a tight unit, tough and fearless. They would follow their leader into hell. They just did...

The Seven Ancient Wonders: a Jack West Jr Novel 1

release date: Mar 30, 2021
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