Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves

Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves

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The action-packed thriller from SUNDAY TIMES bestseller Matthew Reilly. This time the world's on fire!

At an abandoned Soviet base in the Arctic, a battle to save all life on Earth is about to begin...

When Dragon Island, a top-secret base that houses a weapon of terrible destructive force is seized by a brutal terrorist force calling itself the Army of Thieves, the fate of the world suddenly hangs in the balance. But there are no crack units close enough to get to Dragon in time to stop the Army setting off the weapon.

Except, that is, for a small equipment-testing team up in the Arctic led by a Marine captain named Schofield, call-sign SCARECROW...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 133 x 196 x 31mm | 336g
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1409103161
  • 9781409103165
  • 84,230

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At an abandoned military base in the Arctic, a battle to save the world has begun . . .

THE SECRET BASEKnown only as Dragon Island, this long-forgotten relic of the Cold War houses a weapon of terrible destructive force. And it has just been re-activated.

A RENEGADE ARMYWhen Dragon Island is seized by terrorists, the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

ONE SMALL TEAMThe only unit close enough to avert disaster is an equipment-testing team led by a Marine captain named Schofield, call-sign SCARECROW. They are not equipped to attack a fortified island held by a small army but will go in anyway - because someone has to.


UK £7.99
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About Matthew Reilly

Matthew Reilly is the internationally bestselling author pf many novels including Contest, Temple, Ice Station, Area 7, Scarecrow, Hover Car Racer, Seven Ancient Wonders, The Six Sacred Stones, The Five Greatest Warriors, Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves, The Great Zoo of China, Troll Mountain, and the Sunday Times bestseller The Tournament.

Matthew's books are published in over twenty languages and have sold over 7.5 million copies worldwide. Song Pictures have optioned the movie rights to his book The Great Zoo of China.

Matthew lives in Los Angeles, California. To find out more visit or follow him on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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Rating details

11,200 ratings
4.27 out of 5 stars
5 49% (5,438)
4 34% (3,800)
3 14% (1,603)
2 3% (292)
1 1% (67)

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This book is action-packed!!! Gun slinging, hungry crazy polar bear tearing, bombs blowing AWESOME!!! From start to finish, you will be on the edge of your seat, holding your breath wondering what will happen next! It is an action/thriller novel that has no boundaries. Recommended to anyone who loves an action-packed adventure or even anyone who wants a change a of pace from walking in the park to running for your life. Just remember to breathe. more
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