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  • The Three Secret Cities

  • Jack West Junior, Book 5
  • By: Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 407
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383

Hell hath no fury like four kingdoms scorned. The hunt for Jack West Jr has begun. When Jack West Jr won the Great Games, he threw the four legendary kingdoms into turmoil. Now these dark forces are coming after Jack...in ruthless fashion. 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.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Terrific listen!

  • By Lesley A. on 02-06-2019

Another good read. Another wait for the next book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-12-2018

Great read. Typical Matthew Reilly Jack West jr novel. Just have to wait for the next one. might listen to the whole series again to get everything in perspective.

  • Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves

  • By: Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 153

An old Soviet weapons installation in the Arctic has fallen into disrepair. Known as Dragon Island, the facility is home to a next-generation weapon with the potential to unleash a destructive force upon the world that was developed during the Cold War and subsequently forgotten. When a terrorist organisation known as the Army of Thieves takes control of the fortified island and activates the weapon, a small band of Marines and civilians is sent in to stop them.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another scarecrow classic

  • By Michael on 19-07-2014

Another awesome book by a great Aussie Author.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-05-2017

The Scarecrow returns in an epic tale of action and intrigue. Saving the world is just a matter of being in the right at the right time.
An action packed story with subtle humourous undertones.
I loved the entire journey.
can't wait until the next one.

Area 7 cover art
  • Area 7

  • Shane Schofield, Book 2
  • By: Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The reader is HORRID

  • By Anonymous User on 20-02-2018

Another awesome book by a great Aussie Author.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-04-2017

The Scarecrow is saving the world again. Against insurmountable odds Shane Schofield is called upon to save lives and the planet from the forces of evil international agencies by blowing up everything he sees. Great book doesn't disappoint. Action all the way.

  • The Four Legendary Kingdoms

  • Jack West Jr, Book 4
  • By: Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 587
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 549

Jack West Jr and his family are living happily on their remote farm when Jack is brutally kidnapped and awakes in an underground cell to find a masked attacker with a knife charging at him. Jack, it seems, has been chosen - along with a dozen other elite soldiers - to compete in a series of deadly challenges designed to fulfil 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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jack West does it again...

  • By Lorraine on 04-11-2016

Best book yet.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-03-2017

Make sure you've read the first three books. Great non-stop action story. Loved every word.

  • Five Greatest Warriors

  • By: Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 257
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 236

IT BEGAN WITH SIX STONES Jack West Jr. and his loyal team are in desperate disarray: they've been separated, their mission is in tatters, and Jack was last seen plummeting down a fathomless abyss. IT FINISHES HERE. After surviving his deadly fall, Jack must now race against his many enemies to locate and set in place the remaining pieces of The Machine before the coming Armageddon.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Five Greatest Warriors Doesn't Miss A Beat

  • By michelle on 30-05-2015

Another fantastic story

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-03-2017

There is some glitchy audio where words get cut and the book's rhythm is lost however; doesn't take away from the all over story, but that is the bad. Great book, consumed it in two days. I love the way this guy writes. hardcore action. All the characters feel so real. I loved the entire journey. Now for the next one.

  • The Six Sacred Stones

  • By: Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233

With only the riddles of ancient writers to guide them, and time rapidly running out, Jack and his team must fight their way past traps, labyrinths and a host of deadly enemies - knowing that this time they cannot, will not, must not fail. The mission is incredible. The consequence of failure is unimaginable. The ending is unthinkable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Blows your mind.

  • By Anonymous User on 19-08-2018

He just gets better.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-03-2017

Fantastic plot with great action. Like Raiders but with more action. totally recommend this book.

  • Seven Ancient Wonders

  • By: Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312

Thousands of years ago, a magnificent golden capstone sat atop the Great Pyramid of Giza. It was a source of immense power, capable of bestowing upon its holder absolute global rule for a thousand years...

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Spoilt by narration

  • By Anonymous User on 12-01-2019

Jack West Jr is just plain awesome

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-03-2017

I loved this book so much, I now have to get the whole series. So pumped to hear the rest of the series.

  • Team of Teams

  • New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
  • By: General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins, and others
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

When General Stanley McChrystal took command of the Joint Special Operations Task Force in Iraq in 2003, he quickly realized that conventional military tactics were failing. The allied forces had a huge advantage in numbers, equipment and training - but none of the enemy's speed and flexibility. McChrystal and his colleagues discarded a century of conventional wisdom to create a 'team of teams' that combined extremely transparent communication with decentralised decision-making authority.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic book

  • By B. Rushworth on 07-06-2019

Fantastic book on Management and Leadership

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-03-2017

What did you like most about Team of Teams?

Its Raw, To the Point and really Informative,

What did you like best about this story?

The recap at the end of each chapter by General McChrystal

Which scene did you most enjoy?

nil

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

nil

Any additional comments?

Loved it, great working concept. I wish more organisations could work like this.

  • Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 1: The Mandalorian Armor

  • By: K. W. Jeter
  • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
  • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

He is Boba Fett, the most feared and successful bounty hunter in the galaxy, and even the most hardened criminals tremble at his name. Now he faces the deadliest challenge of his infamous career: an all-out war against his most dangerous enemies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome!

  • By Daniel on 08-09-2015

Disapointing

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-10-2016

What would have made Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 1: The Mandalorian Armor better?

The book needed to be longer than 2hrs.
Although the voice variation was appreciated, it became a little bit annoying.

What will your next listen be?

Darth Bane - Destiny of Evil

How did the narrator detract from the book?

His voice animation was really annoying and sometimes difficult to understand.

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

The storyline had much more potential but just didn't elaborate enough to make it a great listen..

  • Rule of Two

  • Star Wars Legends (Darth Bane)
  • By: Drew Karpyshyn
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182

In the New York Times best-seller Darth Bane: Path of Destruction, Drew Karpyshyn painted a gripping portrait of a young man’s journey from innocence to evil. That man was Darth Bane, a twisted genius whose iron will, fierce ambition, and strength in the dark side of the Force made him a natural leader among the Sith - until his radical embrace of an all-but-forgotten wisdom drove him to destroy his own order...and create it anew from the ashes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant Story Must Read

  • By Scott Agnew on 25-09-2015

How good was this book!!!!!!

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-10-2016

Great follow up to Path of Destruction.
I was really hoping the book wouldn't end.
Can't wait to download the final installment Dynasty of Evil.