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Contest - Matthew Reilly


Published: 1st November 2012
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RRP $17.99

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Book Description

The New York State Library. A silent sanctuary of knowledge; a 100-year-old labyrinth of towering bookcases, narrow aisles and spiralling staircases. For Doctor Stephen Swain and his eight-year-old daughter, Holly, it is the site of a nightmare. For one night, the State Library is to be the venue for a contest. A contest in which Stephen 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, 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. Because in a contest like this, unless you leave as the victor, you do not leave at all.

About the Author

Matthew Reilly is the international bestselling author of ten novels: Contest, Ice Station, Temple, Area 7, Scarecrow, Hover Car Racer, Seven Ancient Wonders, The Six Sacred Stones, The Five Greatest Warriors and Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves, and one novella, Hell Island.


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Edge of your seat writing

By Grab me or else I'm easily distracted

from Gold Coast

About Me Casual Reader


  • Great Characters
  • Great Twist
  • Keeps You Guessing
  • Page Turner
  • Suspenseful
  • Well Written


    Best Uses

    • Action fans
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    • Older Readers
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about Contest:

    Typical Matthew Reilly, edge of your seat, can't put it down, page turner.

    The first of his books that I read, and still my favourite. It's a one off, so you don't feel that you have committed to a whole series to enjoy it.

    Just one question - why hasn't this made the big screen???

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    ISBN: 9781742611754
    ISBN-10: 1742611753
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 432
    Published: 1st November 2012
    Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.3  x 2.7
    Weight (kg): 0.31