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The Six Sacred Stones: A Jack West Jr Novel 2 (Jack West Jr.) Kindle Edition
The thrilling bestseller from Australia's favourite novelist, author of the Scarecrow series and the new Jack West Jr novel The One Impossible Labyrinth.
"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.
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[T]his fast-paced, international adventure will keep you turning pages...just sit back and enjoy the ride. -- Elizabeth Willse, The Star-Ledger
In this sequel to Seven Deadly Wonders, Reilly increases the tension and the threat to produce another winner. The interwoven combination of action and mythology in the narrative makes for the perfect winter beach read. -- Library Journal
Matthew Reilly novels should come with health warnings on the cover. [T]he non-stop life-threatening action from enemies using guns, missiles, poisons, machetes and martial arts against Reilly's heroes is not for the faint-hearted. It's a wild ride. -- Ray Chesterton, The Daily Telegraph (Australia)
The age-, sex- and race-balanced team from Reilly's 2006 thrill-a-second novel 7 Deadly Wonders returns, still under the management of handily bionic and super resourceful Australian Commando Jack West...[A] video game in print. -- Kirkus Reviews
The wildly imaginative Reilly has taken inspiration from comics, video games, thrillers and Code-style puzzle novels to create this rocket-fueled sequel to his 7 Deadly Wonders...A tongue-in-cheek quality (one that extends to the low-tech looking maps and illustrations) will help readers find this outlandish adventure thrilling. -- Publishers Weekly
Whisking you through wave after wave of nonstop action on a cloud of exuberant improbabilities, Reilly really makes you feel like a kid again; it's a blast. -- Booklist --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
About the Author
- ASIN : B004V55GEU
- Publisher : Macmillan Australia (1 July 2008)
- Language : English
- File size : 2945 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 486 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 3,140 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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I a great fan of Tolkien, JK Rowland's, CS Lewis etc but I particularly like the way that Matthew's exhaustive research brings a degree of credibility into this trilogy ( or more?) And if, like me, you like Egyptian & Greek mythology & history, you'll love the books.
While other novels manages to conclude their portions of the overarching story, this one does not.
It reads more like the first two chapters of a six-chapter book.
It also brings the novel series into a serial format, bringing in elements from the first novel and teasing future plot lines.
Top reviews from other countries
Looking forward to the sequel of how Jack gets out of the abyss & who rescues Abby...