Ice Station, Area 7 & Scarecrow


Anyone else read these books? I think many of you may like 'em. They're by Matthew Reilly

Ice Station
At a remote US ice station in Antarctica, a team of scientists has made an amazing discovery. They have found something unbelievable buried deep below the surface - trapped inside a layer of ice 400 million years old.

Something made of metal...something which shouldn't be's the discovery of a lifetime, a discovery of immeasurable value. And a discovery men will kill for.

Led by the enigmatic Lieutenant Shane Schofield, a crack team of US Marines is rushed to the ice station to secure this bizarre discovery for their own nation. Meanwhile other countries have developed the same idea and are ready to pursue it swiftly and ruthlessly. Fortunately, Schofield's men are a tough unit, all set to follow their leader to hell.

They soon discover they just did...

Review:'For lots of lethal violence involving high-tech weaponry. For thrilling escapes from the jaws of death. For cliff hanging suspense on just about every page...Ice Station delivers the action-thriller goods with all the explosive firepower of a machine pistol. ~West Australian

Area 7
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. He is quiet, enigmatic and he hides his eyes behind a pair of silver sunglasses.

His name is Schofield. Call-sign: SCARECROW.
Rumour has it, he's a good man in a storm.
Judging by what the President has just walked into, he'd better be...

'Epic. Action - packed adventure ... unbelievably pacy' ~Mirror

'Nonstop thrills ... cliffhangers galore' ~Publishers Weekly



There are 15 targets, the finest warriors in the world - commandos, spies, terrorists. And they must be all dead by 12 noon, today. the price on their heads: almost $20 million each.

Among the names on the target list, one stands out. An enigmatic Marine named Shane Schofield, call-sign: SCARECROW

And 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 elimnating only Schofield.

The race is on and the pace is frantic as Schofield fights for survival, in the process unveiling a vast international conspirancy and the terrible reason why he cannt, 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.