Anarctica is the last unconquered continent, a murderous expanse of howling winds, blinding whiteouts and deadly crevasses. On one edge of Antarctica is Wilkes Station. Beneath Wilkes Station is the gate to hell itself...A team of U.S. divers, exploring three thousand feet beneath the ice shelf... show more
Anarctica is the last unconquered continent, a murderous expanse of howling winds, blinding whiteouts and deadly crevasses. On one edge of Antarctica is Wilkes Station. Beneath Wilkes Station is the gate to hell itself...A team of U.S. divers, exploring three thousand feet beneath the ice shelf has vanished. Sending out an SOS, Wilkes draws a rapid deployment team of Marines-and someone else...First comes a horrific firefight. Then comes a plunge into a drowning pool filled with killer whales. Next comes the hard part, as a handful of survivors begin an electrifying, red-hot, non-stop battle of survival across the continent and against wave after wave of elite military assassins-who've all come for one thing: a secret buried deep beneath the ice...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 15th 2000
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 513
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Shane Schofield (#1)
This is an attempt to review three novels in one go. As they are all similar/inter-connected, it seems pointless to tackle each individually. Matthew Reilly is an oddity – An Australian writer who has cracked into the action/espionage market. The stories move at breakneck speed, from his ‘Wonders’...
This was the first of the Shane Schofield (a.k.a. "Scarecrow") novels.Everything is non-stop action, going from one over the top situation to another.There's no clever plots-within-plots, or sudden twists. Each situation comes on at full speed and is usually dealt with in the same way.As it's one of...
This book is bad, really, really bad, like Michael Bay-bad. I knew that I had to shut down a fair amount of my brain cells in order to enjoy this book, but I wasn´t prepared for the fact that I had to shut down my brain entirely. This book is the living proof that if you don´t like the initial 25% o...
My 2nd Reilly book and it was awesome! I had purchased this book months ago and just hadnt gotten around to reading it but I read "Contest" and absolutely loved it so I plucked it off my shelf. Now im wishing i would have read it alot sooner!