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The Four Legendary Kingdoms

Jack West Jr, Book 4
Narrated by: Sean Mangan
Series: Jack West Jr., Book 4
Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
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Summary

The thrilling new Jack West adventure from the best-selling author of The Great Zoo of China and The Five Greatest Warriors.

A Ruthless Kidnapping

Jack West Jr and his family are living happily on their remote farm when Jack is brutally kidnapped and awakes in an underground cell to find a masked attacker with a knife charging at him.

The Great Games

Jack, it seems, has been chosen - along with a dozen other elite soldiers - to compete in a series of deadly challenges designed to fulfil an ancient ritual. With the fate of the Earth at stake, he will have to traverse diabolical mazes, fight cruel assassins and face unimaginable horrors that will test him like he has never been tested before.

To Hell and Back

In the process he will discover the mysterious and powerful group of individuals behind it all: the four legendary kingdoms.

©2016 Karandon Entertainment Pty Ltd (P)2016 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Critic reviews

"Matthew Reilly novels should come with health warnings on the cover. [T]he non-stop life-threatening action from enemies using guns, missiles, poisons, machetes and martial arts against Reilly's heroes is not for the faint-hearted. It's a wild ride." (Vince Flynn, New York Times best-selling author)
"Nobody writes action like Matthew Reilly." ( Chicago Sun-Times)

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Love it, Love it, love it. You won't be disappoint

Love it, Love it, love it. You won't be disappoint.
This was my 1st Audible. And although I have already read 7AW,6SS,5GW on paperback, I Have just re-bought them again thru Audible. I love Reilly's stories. I especially love Jack West Jr and Scofield.

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Absolutely blazing hot action

As usual Mathew Reilly delivers, From the first page to the last page, and the anticipation of the next book ...Awesome...

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Wow

Absolutely Awesome. As usual had me gripped from start to finish, read it then listened to it ..great stuff keep it up.

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  • theboopy
  • 05-03-19

Awesome as always

Awesome as always. Matthew Reilly is my literary hero. He has inspired me to write. His books are always fresh and exciting

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  • Damien
  • 04-01-18

exciting, a Reilly classic

Very typical book from Matthew Reilly. exciting, whitty and immense in scale. A definite must but only in order of the series for most enjoyment

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  • kimberly drysdale
  • 18-06-17

Matthew Reilly didn't disappoint

we are slowly making our way to the one something something. And with each step Reilly ups his game and gives us something incredible.

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  • Sammi
  • 09-03-17

I'm still not sure, Sorry Matthew

What did you love best about The Four Legendary Kingdoms?

I love Jack west and the relationship he has with the other characters and history

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Sorry Matthew but I think its too much of a mix of contest and scarecrowI loved both of those books but it feels a bit forced putting jack in that type of role

Have you listened to any of Sean Mangan’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, I love his voice

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I had extreme disappointment when I realised the book was "not quite jack"Loved the underlining historical story and how Jack knows and figures it outI've listened and re read the book again with mixed emotions about the cross over between characters.

Any additional comments?

I love Matthew's books but after such a long wait for this one it felt a little rushed. But I still love the series.

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  • K
  • 15-12-16

The Countdown Continues.

Matthew Reilly is the master of the count down. Four Legendary Kingdoms continues this tradition. Some time as passed since the last book and the characters have all matured. This creates new interests and dynamics between characters. Jack West Jr continues the proven formula of action combined with history to uncover the mysteries of the ancient world. But,in a similar vein to Contest, this life an death battle pits Jack against some of Matthew Reilly's most impressive characters yet.

Brilliant, but read the previous books to enjoy this story even more.

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  • George
  • 11-12-16

Another brilliant book by Reilly.

Would you listen to The Four Legendary Kingdoms again? Why?

I have already listened to the book twice and like other Reilly books I will listen to the story again in the next 6 to 12 months..

What did you like best about this story?

Adding Scarecrow to the story.

What about Sean Mangan’s performance did you like?

Sean is a fantastic narrator and he should narrate all his books.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

While you are still breathing never give up.

Any additional comments?

This book is a great sequel to the Jack West stories. Reilly shows again that he is a brilliant writer and well above the standard of other writers like Clancy