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Publisher's Summary

The thrilling new novel featuring Jack West, Jr. from New York Times and number-one international best-selling author Matthew Reilly!

A shadow world behind the real world

When Jack West, Jr. won the Great Games, he threw the four legendary kingdoms into turmoil.

A world with its own history, rules and prisons...

Now these dark forces are coming after Jack...in ruthless fashion.

That is reaching into our world...explosively...

With the end of all things rapidly approaching, Jack must find the Three Secret Cities, three incredible lost cities of legend.

It’s an impossible task by any reckoning, but Jack must do it while he is being hunted...by the greatest hunters in history.

©2018 Matthew Reilly (P)2018 Simon & Schuster Audio

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Disappointing story, terrible narrator

I might have enjoyed it a little more if the narrator had not been so awful. I have read the four preceding books. I really liked the first book and, let's say, the others were good enough to continue reading. After this one, though, I don't think I'll bother with The Two ... and The One.... It's minorly amusing but this book goes beyond the ability to suspend disbelief. It's just silly at times. But (of course) Jack saves the world again, so hooray. The narrator's flat intonation, inability to do different voices and, most of all, mispronunciations drove me crazy and distracted from what enjoyment I got from the book

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Suprisingly Not That Great

I'm a big fan of Matthew Reilly and I love all the other Jack West Jr books but this one is oddly not that great. It lacked his usual climactic battle where it seems like all is lost but somehow Jack saves the day. It had battles.. it just lacked some of the normal outstanding suspense. The ending is somewhat disappointing and the book kinda ends on a cliffhanger. The narrator kept mispronouncing words.. this was wasn't up to Matthew Reilly's normal standards. I wouldn't give up on him though.. I'll still purchase the next one the day it comes out.

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Matthew, why the profanity ??

I've read / listened to all the Mathew Reilly books... Scarecrow, Jack West and the stand-alones... AND will continue to BUT... In this one the repeated uses of "the "F" word" kept jumping out. I'm no prude but found it disconcerting. Why? I don't recall that in other Reilly novels. The King of the high adventure genre - Clive Cussler - has always eschewed profanity with his characters. What does it add to the enjoyment of the story? I think I "like" Scarecrow over Jack West but, again, will eagerly read both... even with the gratuitous profanity.

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A bunch of cliches strung together.

Not bad but unoriginal. Almost every beat is familiar, as if it written as an homage to other action stories.

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Another one

I enjoyed every bit of it!!! It kept me on the edge of my seat.

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Outstanding

I can't wait for the next one to be released. Would recommend to anyone who loves to read

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Another killer Reilly work

Pun intended on that title. No spoiler, just be ready for this one. Great book and once again Reilly renews my childhood dream of being an archeologost. I loved the historical and archeological tie-ins from various myths and legends. Great read.

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Loved it but

Amazing story but the narrator butchers such common words; urinal? Cupola? Took two books to correct megalodon

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Never a dull moment with West!

The Jack West Series continues to impress. The series grows more intricate with each release, and this book, like the last, contains a cross-over character from another of Matthew Reilly's other series. For hardcore fan's this is an amazing treat. A word of warning… it's a Reilly book so brace yourself for a hell of an ending.

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Fantastic

Another roller coaster of a story, its full of evil villens and meaningless deaths. I'm so glad that Matthew didn't leave us handing at the end of the book...now we wait for the next in the series...Go Jack West Jnr and Lilly. I like how he brings in Scarecrow and a new hero Knight from a previous book to help West