Matthew Reilly Books In Order

Shane Schofield Books In Publication Order

  1. Ice Station (1998)
  2. Area 7 (2001)
  3. Scarecrow (2003)
  4. Hell Island (2005)
  5. Scarecrow Returns / Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves (2011)

Jack West Jr. Books In Publication Order

  1. Seven Deadly Wonders / Ancient Wonders (2005)
  2. The Six Sacred Stones (2007)
  3. The Five Greatest Warriors (2009)
  4. The Four Legendary Kingdoms (2016)
  5. The Three Secret Cities (2018)
  6. The Two Lost Mountains (2020)
  7. The One Impossible Labyrinth (2022)

Hover Car Racer Books In Publication Order

  1. Hover Car Racer (Compilation of below books) (2004)
  2. Crash Course (2005)
  3. Full Throttle (2006)
  4. Photo Finish (2007)

Tournament Books In Publication Order

  1. The Tournament (2013)
  2. Roger Ascham And The King’s Lost Girl (2013)
  3. Roger Ascham and the Dead Queen’s Command (2020)

Standalone Novels In Publication Order

  1. Contest (1996)
  2. Temple (1999)
  3. Troll Mountain (2014)
  4. The Great Zoo of China (2014)
  5. The Secret Runners of New York (2019)

Shane Schofield Book Covers

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Tournament Book Covers

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Matthew Reilly Books Overview

Ice Station

At a remote US Ice Station in Antarctica, a team of scientists has made an amazing discovery. They found something unbelievable buried deep below the surface trapped inside a layer of ice 400 million years old. Something made of metal…
something which shouldn’t be there…
it’s the discovery of a lifetime, a discovery of immeasurable value. And a discovery men will kill for. Led by the enigmatic Lieutenant Shane Schofield, a crack team of US Marines is rushed to the Ice Station to secure this bizarre discovery for their nation. Meanwhile other countries have developed the same ideas, and are ready to pursue it swiftly and ruthlessly. Fortunately, Schofield’s men are a tough unit, all set to follow their leader into hell. They soon discover they just did…
‘For lots of lethal violence involving high tech weaponry. For thrilling escapes from the jaws of death. For cliffhanging suspense on just about every page…
Ice Station‘ delivers the action thriller goods with all the explosive fire power of a machine pistol’ ‘West Australian’.

Area 7

It is America’s most secret base, hidden deep in the Utah desert, an Air Force installation known only as Area 7. And today, it has a visitor the President of the United States. He has come to inspect Area 7, to examine its secrets for himself. But he’s going to get more than he bargained for on this trip. Because hostile forces are waiting inside. Among the President’s helicopter crew, however, is a young Marine. He is quiet, enigmatic, and he hides his eyes behind a pair of silver sunglas*ses. His name is Schofield. Call sign: Scarecrow. Rumor has it, he’s a good man in a storm. Judging by what the President has just walked into, he’d better be…
Matthew Reilly dazzled the world with his electrifying thrillers ICE STATION and TEMPLE. And now, Shane ‘Scarecrow’ Schofield returns with his most harrowing and explosive adventure yet. AUTHORBIO: MATTHEW REILLY was born in 1974 and studied law at the University of New South Wales. At 26, he has written three novels, several screenplays, and has had several magazine articles published. In 1999, he sold the film rights to his first novel, the action packed sci fi extravaganza, Contest. He lives in Sydney, Australia.


IT IS THE GREATEST BOUNTY HUNT IN HISTORYFIFTEEN NAMES There are 15 targets, the finest warriors in the world commandos, spies, terrorists. And they must all be dead by 12 noon, today. The price on their heads: almost $20 million each. ONE HEROAmong the names on the target list, one stands out. An enigmatic Marine named Shane Schofield, call sign: Scarecrow. NO LIMITSAnd so Schofield is plunged into a headlong race around the world, pursued by a fearsome collection of international bounty hunters including the ‘Black Knight’, a notoriously ruthless hunter who seems intent on eliminating only Schofield. The race is on and the pace is frantic as Schofield fights for survival, in the process unveiling a vast international conspiracy and the terrible reason why he cannot, under any circumstances, be allowed to live! He led his men into hell in Ice Station. He protected the President against all odds in Area 7. This time it’s different. Because this time Scarecrow is the target. Scarecrow is the third book in the Shane Schofield series. With new exotic locations and weaponry, plus a returning cast of old friends from the battlefield, Scarecrow is set to take the action/adventure world by storm, and leave readers gasping for air. With his trademark style, Matthew Reilly continues to establish himself as one of today’s top thriller writers.

Hell Island

This revised edition of the short novel originally published in Australia is specially adapted for readers of all ages with reading difficulties. There is no hell like a man made one…
It is an island that doesn’t appear on any maps. A secret location where classified experiments have been conducted. Experiments that have gone terribly wrong…
When all contact with this mystery island is inexplicably lost, four crack special forces units are brought in, their mission being to land on Hell Island and discover what has happened. Nothing can prepare them for what they find there. You could say they’ve just entered hell. Only that would be too gentle.

Scarecrow Returns / Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves

SCARECROW IS BACK AND READY FOR ACTION Deep in the Arctic, a long forgotten Soviet military base enshrouds a weapon of unimaginably destructive force a Cold War doomsday device with the power to obliterate the planet. When a mysterious and brutal terrorist group known as the Army of Thieves seizes control of the remote base and unleashes the weapon upon an unsuspecting world, there is only one team close enough to sabotage them: a ragtag band of Marines and civilians led by Captain Shane Schofield, call sign Scarecrow. Outnumbered, outgunned, and with the fate of humanity hanging in the balance, Scarecrow has only a few short hours to bring down the Army of Thieves or see the Earth go up in flames. Filled with nonstop action and told in Matthew Reilly’s characteristically white knuckle prose, Scarecrow Returns is a work of gripping suspense and complete exhilaration.

Seven Deadly Wonders / Ancient Wonders

Matthew Reilly, the New York Times bestselling author and ‘pedal to the metal action novelist’ Publishers Weekly, is back in high gear on the greatest treasure hunt of all time a headlong race to find the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In ancient times, a Golden Capstone was placed atop the Great Pyramid at Giza during a rare solar event called the Tartarus Rotation. Once every 4,500 years, a superhot sunspot the Tartarus Sunspot aligned itself with Earth and caused immense worldwide flooding and sun scorching. It is said that when the Capstone sat atop the Great Pyramid, no such flooding or solar damage occurred. And, according to legend, whosoever places the Capstone on the pyramid at the next Tartarus Rotation will gain absolute power over Earth for the next 1,000 years. In 2006, the Tartarus Rotation will come again, but the Capstone is nowhere to be found. With the fate of global dominance hanging in the balance, nearly every world power sends forth its troops to locate the Capstone. Among them are the United States, the European Union, Israel, ruthless terrorists, and one other unusual force: a coalition of seven smaller nations that have decided that the Capstone is too powerful for any one country to hold. So they band together against all odds and send an eight man team to take on all the great forces in the chase. Led by an Australian super soldier named Jack West Jr., the team includes a Canadian professor, two crack Irish commandos one of whom is female, a Spanish paratrooper, a Jamaican soldier, an Arab commando, and a daredevil New Zealand pilot. And with them always is a little girl named Lily, the ten year old daughter of the Oracle of Siwa one of only two people in the world who can decode an ancient text that leads to the Capstone. This stalwart group embarks on a global journey filled with booby trapped mines, stupendous ancient wonders, gigantic evil forces, and adventure beyond imagination. From the Colossus of Rhodes to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, from the Lighthouse at Alexan dria to the Great Pyramid itself, fasten your seatbelts and hang on as the author of Ice Station and Scarecrow takes you on the adventure of your life!

The Six Sacred Stones

THE END OF THE WORLD IS HEREUnlocking the secret of the Seven Ancient Wonders was only the beginning…
After their thrilling exploits in Matthew Reilly’s rampaging New York Times bestseller, 7 Deadly Wonders, supersoldier Jack West Jr. and his loyal team of adventurers are back, and now they face an all but impossible challenge.A mysterious ceremony in an unknown location has unraveled their work and triggered a catastrophic countdown that will climax in no less than the end of all life on Earth. But there is one last hope. If Jack and his team can find and rebuild a legendary ancient device known only as the ‘Machine,’ they might be able to ward off the coming armageddon. The only clues to locating this Machine, however, are held within the fabled Six Sacred Stones, long lost in the fog of history. And so the hunt begins for The Six Sacred Stones and the all important knowledge they possess, but in the course of this wild adventure Jack and his team will discover that they are not the only ones seeking the Stones and that there might just be other players out there who don’t want to see the world saved at all. From Stonehenge in England to the deserts of Egypt to the spectacular Three Gorges region of China, The 6 Sacred Stones will take you on a nonstop roller coaster ride through ancient history, modern military hardware, and some of the fastest and most mind blowing action you will ever read.

The Five Greatest Warriors

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…

Hover Car Racer (Compilation of below books)

In the world of the near future, people travel everywhere in cars that hover four feet above the ground. This brilliant new technology has brought with it the invention of a new super fast, super dangerous, competitive sport…
hover car racing. Part race car driver, part fighter pilot, all superstar: Jason Chaser is a champion hover car racer. But now he’s pitted against the best young racers on the planet with the ultimate prize at stake!

Crash Course

Never give up.
Never say die.

The chills and thrills and awe inspiring spills come fast and furious as New York Times bestselling author Matthew Reilly delivers a pulse pounding, hard driving, high octane novel that’s sure to have readers revved up from starting line to checkered flag. Artist Pablo Raimondi’s funky and gritty graphic stylings provide the perfect look for this all out read that’s custom made for any boy or girl who dreams of going fast!

Full Throttle

Never give up. Never say die.

That’s the most important advice his hard as nails instructor, Scott Syracuse, gives hover car racing phenomenon Jason Chaser. Combined with Jason’s guts, determination, and talent, that advice brings Jason within a hairsbreadth of victory over his archrival, Xavier Xonora, at the international Racing School’s Sponsors’ Tournament. Even more amazing, Jason finds himself with a sponsor for the Italian Run, a prestigious professional race.

Nothing in Jason’s tumultuous first year at the International Racing School prepares him for the culture shock of race fever in Italy. Luxury hotels, glamorous parties, media frenzy, hundreds of thousands of screaming fans lining the streets…
and more intrigue and dirty dealing than Jason’s ever faced. Can Jason stay focused and keep Syracuse’s advice in mind? And at what cost?

How did Jason Chaser make it to the Sponsors’ Tournament? Read the first book in the Hover Car Racer trilogy, Crash Course.

Photo Finish

Back From the Dead Jason Chaser’s survival of the horrific and suspicious crash in the Italian Run was nothing short of a miracle, but it’s going to take more miracles to salvage his budding racing career. Only the top four students at the International Race School will qualify to compete in the New York Masters, the most prestigious race on the pro circuit, and the accident has cost Jason more than precious points in the standings. It’s also undermined his confidence, and Jason’s rivals are more than willing to take advantage of his weakness to knock him out of the running. Jason will have to outthink as well as outrace the competition to get to New York and the toughest race of his life.


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.


Deep in the jungles of Peru, the race of the century is underway. A race to locate a legendary Incan idol an idol carved out of a strange kind of stone. A stone which in the late 20th century could be used as the basis for a terrifying new weapon. The US Army wants it at any cost but they are not alone…
. The only clue to the idol’s final resting place lies in a 400 year old manuscript. Enter Professor William Race, a brilliant young linguist, who is unwittingly recruited to translate the manuscript and lead the Army team to the idol. And so begins the mission that will lead Race and his companions to a mysterious stone Temple hidden in the foothills of the Andes. A Temple seething with menace and danger. But it is only when the Temple is opened that Race and his team discover that they have broken a golden rule: Some doors are meant to remain unopened. From the author of Ice Station comes a sensational new adventure that will literally leave you gasping for air.

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