Scarecrow Returns by Matthew Reilly

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From the internationally bestselling author, the fourth novel in the thrilling Scarecrow series featuring “some of the wildest and most sustained battles in an action thriller in a long time" (Chicago Tribune).

A Cold War doomsday device hidden deep in the Arctic.

A mysterious terrorist group about to unleash havoc upon an unsuspecting world. Only one team close enough to sabotage them.

Captain Shane Schofield, call sign “Scarecrow,” and his ragtag band of Marines and civilians are outnumbered and outgunned. But with only a few short hours till Armageddon, Scarecrow and his soldiers bravely undertake an edge-of-your-seat, white-knuckle adventure to save the Earth from total annihilation.
 

About Matthew Reilly

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Matthew Reilly is the international bestselling author of numerous novels, including The Five Greatest Warriors, The Six Sacred Stones, Seven Deadly Wonders, Ice Station, Temple, Contest, Area 7, Scarecrow, the children's book Hover Car Racer, and one novella, Hell Island. His books are published in more than twenty languages in twenty countries, and he has sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide.
 
Published August 2, 2012 by Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ). 471 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, War. Fiction

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Reilly (Hell Island, 2006, etc.) launches his hero, USMC Captain Shane Schofield, call-sign "Scarecrow," against the Army of Thieves.

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It turns out that he and the other targets have the world's fastest reflexes, allowing them to disarm nuclear missiles about to strike—an ability that can defuse the cabal's plan to launch nuclear attacks on major world cities, instilling chaos and creating a new international arms race for profit.

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After the initial stage setting, the outstanding fourth novel in Reilly’s action thriller series that began with Ice Station (1998) blasts off and never slows.

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If you’re looking to have your posterior kicked and your name taken --- figuratively, of course --- this is the book for you.

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Shane Schofield, aka “Scarecrow,” is leading a small group of civilians and military in the Arctic to test new weapons.

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Imagine having an enclosed wooden box placed over your head and neck (think “Man in the Iron Mask) and then insert a couple of hungry rats into it.

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Imagine having an enclosed wooden box placed over your head and neck (think “Man in the Iron Mask) and then insert a couple of hungry rats into it.

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