The Secret Runners of New York

The Secret Runners of New York

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Gossip Girl meets Mad Max in this breakneck thriller from an international bestselling author where the line between rich and poor is the line between life and death.

'The windows on all the skyscrapers are smashed . . . No power, no lights, no people . . .'

When Skye Rodgers and her twin brother Red move to Manhattan, rumours of a coming global apocalypse are building. But this doesn't stop the young elite from partying without a care.

Then Skye joins an exclusive gang known as the Secret Runners of New Yok.

But this is no ordinary clique. They have access to an underground portal that can transport them into the future. And what Skye discovers there is horrifying . . .

What would you do to survive?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 20mm | 258g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781471407956
  • 18,698

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A fast-paced explosive dystopian adventure that will have teens hooked from the beginning. Its edgy, disturbing and darkly imaginative plot brims with characters to love and hate. Stranger Things meets Gossip Girl. -- Zoe James-Williams * South Wales Evening Post * Such a fun read ... [a] bloody exciting novel -- Jayne Nelson * SFX Magazine * Bloodily exuberant thriller ... ingenious time-travel plotting references. -- Suzi Feay * Financial Times * ... a hell of a ride -- Paul Hunter * Herald Sun (Melbourne) * ... extremely entertaining and a lot of fun to read -- Michael Popple * Canberra Weekly * ... one of the most adrenaline pumping, invigorating, goosebump-inducing reads I have EVER read! * brooklyn.the.bookworm * ... something here for everyone to enjoy * Bookish Kirra * Phew, what a ride! * BookBookOwl * Such a quick and captivating read ... would definitely recommend * Library of Books and Tea * I really do truly love this book a lot. I didn't think that it could get any better but it did. Building up to the ending was so much fun. The ending was so bittersweet and it couldn't have gone any better than it did. It was just the most perfect ending to a really jam packed thrilling scenes of a book. * Legenbooksdary * An entertaining read * Snow White Hates Apples * Thrilling and fast-paced...Reilly offers up a cautionary tale with genuine heart and a central heroine who you'll be cheering on. * CultureFly *
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About Matthew Reilly

Matthew Reilly is the internationally bestselling author of 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. Sony 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 (@OfficialMatthewReilly), Instagram (@matthewreillyofficial) and Twitter (@matthew_reilly)
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Rating details

4,543 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 32% (1,454)
4 37% (1,663)
3 23% (1,043)
2 6% (265)
1 3% (118)
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