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by Matthew Reilly

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.
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ISBN: 0732911168
ISBN13: 978-0732911164
Category: No category
Author: Matthew Reilly
Language: English
Publisher: Pan Macmillan; Edition Unstated edition (2003)
Pages: 462 pages
ePUB size: 1137 kb
FB2 size: 1724 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 840
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Superb escapist book! The action is heart-stopping. You keep muttering to yourself, "What else could possibly happen? and before the thought is completely formed, Scarecrow is shouting orders, saving someone, or taking a chance that should be impossible. But this story isn't just action (although the action is so non-stop, I could live with that alone). The plots are always complex to the point where you have to pay attention. International in flavor, the plots offer lots of political insights and a wider range of characters. If you want literature, go to the classics. If you want excitement and a protagonist who never gives up and is constantly and successfully thrashing the odds, give Scarecrow a chance. It's a lot of money for a Kindle book, so I'll try to compare it to something for you. There are definitely flavors of John Gilstrap's Jonathon Grave and Lee Child's Jack Reacher. All three authors have bold side characters who constantly add to the stories. You become as attached to them as much as the main characters. Hope this helps you decide!
As with each of his other books I've read, the the action is non-stop fast paced. I doubt any of Matthew's books will ever be made into movies - it would need ALL of the expertise of.a team of the world's best special effects experts.
This is the 6th of his books that I've read and I'll be starting my 7th later today - I am hooked. Do yourself a favour - if you haven't read one of his books, buy one today.
It's hard to review books honestly because different people have different taste and interest in books..I, personally have read every book by Matthew Reilly and I like all of them equally..his writing is extremely fast paced, very graphic and chock full of swearing..but I dont really mind that, personally..Sean Mangan reads all of Matthew's books very well and changes his ton of voice depending upon the tempo overall I would definitely get any Matthew Reilly book on audio
what a man! i dont know about the rest of you Matthew Reilly fans but i LOVE his books. I read for the entertainment. I dont read to sit back and say Boy this is so unrealistic so what!!Matthew's books are fast action-packed little romantic and all guts and glory. i sit on the edge of my seat reading his books. they are page turning dont wanna put down books.i don't believe evrything i read because it's just a book, like going to the movies or playing video games(which i do).learn whats real and whats not people!!! Matthews books are fun and should be enjoyed as fun.If you want to real stale same story books read true life or biographies that way you will know the difference between fun and just plain dull.lighten up boys!!!
This is my third book by the author. Previously I had read Ice Station, which I very much liked, and Area 7. I like super hero's such as Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp and David Hagberg's Kirk McGarvey. But I prefer that their exploits seem reasonable. They can be somewhat over the top. But not totally. That's the problem I have with Matt Reilly's Shane Schofield. He's,for my taste, just too far over the top. The plot of this is basically about a group of 12 extremely wealthy industrialists who want to remake the world to their preference. They plan on doing this by exploding nuclear devices in key cities around the world. Of course they will make it seem that others have launched the missiles. For example Israel against Mecca. They also have hired groups of well trained well armed mercernaries to eliminate fifteen top notch men who might be able to stop the attack. Naturally Schofield is the only one of the fifteen to survive. And yes, he does abort the attacks. The highlight is Schofield flying in an X-15 next to a missile in trajectory and managing to disarm it while an AMRAAM is launched at him. A new character is introduced The Black Night who is a former marine turned mercernary who was hired by a wealthy french woman to protect Schofield from the bounty hunters after his head which was valued at some $18.6 million. Perhaps the Black Night will surface in a future book. So, there was plenty of nonstop action. But.....
I handed Scarecrow to my fifteen-year-old son this morning after finishing it last night. We grinned at each other and he grabbed the book and ran off as though I'd given him a box full of treasure.
Actually, I did. I have had such fun sharing Matthew Reilly's books with my family and friends, but most of all my son. He loves to snowboard, he loves video games, he loves music -- he's a typical teenager. But this typical teenager will be sitting at the breakfast table tomorrow with his nose in a book, totally absorbed in a story.
Best of all, Reilly writes about themes of love and honor and courage. He writes about friendship and loyalty. He writes about these things in a nonstop action book that never loses focus and never drops a single plot thread.
A real treasure, indeed.