Contest

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Author
Matthew Reilly
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Genres
Debut, Thriller
Released
01 January, 1996

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    Synopsis

    The New York State Library. A brooding labyrinth of towering bookcases, narrow aisles and spiralling staircases. For Doctor Stephen Swain and his daughter, Holly, it is the site of a nightmare.For one night, this historic building is to be the venue for a contest. A contest in which 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. He can choose to run, to hide or to fight - but if he wants to live, he has to win.For in this contest, unless you leave as the victor, you do not leave at all.Contest is Matthew Reilly's debut novel and was originally self-published where it caught the attention of an Australian publisher. "...constant, nail-biting action."  Publishers Weekly"Reilly hurls readers into an adrenaline-drenched thrill ride…impossible to put down."  Orlando Sentinel"Swain is clever, resourceful, and quick. The action is non-stop…this slam-bang story is great, good fun, and thoroughly entertaining."  Tulsa World
    Matthew Reilly
    About the author

    Matthew Reilly

    Matthew Reilly is the internationally bestselling author of the Scarecrow novels: Ice StationArea 7ScarecrowScarecrow and the Army of Thieves and the novella Hell Island; the Jack West novels: Seven Ancient WondersThe Six Sacred StonesThe Five Greatest WarriorsThe Four Legendary Kingdoms and The Three Secret Cities; and the standalone novels ContestTempleHover Car RacerThe TournamentTroll MountainThe Great Zoo of China and The Secret Runners of New York.

    His books are published in over 20 languages, with worldwide sales of over 7 million copies.

    Books by Matthew Reilly

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