There are a few series I love when it comes to thriller genre. Two of them are from Matthew Reilly. The first is the Scarecrow series, and then there is this one, the Jack West Jr. series.Continue reading “Book Review: The Seven Ancient Wonders, by Matthew Reilly”
When one of my favorite authors releases a new novel, it usually gets top priority in my reading list. One such author is Matthew Reilly. I’ve read almost all his books, and have most of them in my shelf. When this book The Great Zoo of China came to my hand, the cover design itself gave me an idea of what to expect. The question was, would it live up to the billing and be a brilliant novel? Come on, bringing dragons into the picture, that was already a point in favor of the novel. A friend said – maybe it’s like Jurassic Park. Continue reading “Book Review: The Great Zoo of China, by Matthew Reilly”
Looking at the book Hell Island makes me wonder two things immediately.
First… is Matthew Reilly trying to show that he can bring as much thrill into a shorter novel as he does with his bigger ones? And second… what the hell am I in for?
The title itself puts some expectation into my mind. And the blurb just pushes it up. Continue reading “Book Review: Hell Island, by Matthew Reilly”
When the title “Scarecrow” stood out on the cover of a Matthew Reilly book, I knew it would be good. I had read the first two books of the series, and I knew the central character and his quirks and such. The title indicated that this book would be about him and not about something else that he runs into. Continue reading “Book Review: Scarecrow, by Matthew Reilly”
There are certain books that stay in my mind because it is the first time I’ve read that author. So it’s a memory that has not only the story, but the first ideas of how the author writes and what genre he likes, and his characters and plot ideas. When it comes to Matthew Reilly, the book that stays in my mind for that reason is Area 7. Continue reading “Book Review: Area 7, by Matthew Reilly”