A fast-paced thriller from bestselling author Matthew Reilly, Ice Station. Antarctica is the last unconquered continent, a murderous expanse of howling winds. After a team of American scientists at Wilkes Ice Station discover what seems to be a spaceship Matthew Reilly, Author St. Martin’s Press $ (p) ISBN. Ice Station is Matthew Reilly’s second novel, and is the first to feature Shane ” Scarecrow” Schofield. It follows Schofield and his Marine Recon Unit as they.

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Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Why read a book called Ice Stationare you having flashbacks to the days of Alistair MacLean and those commando ops that thrilled with the killing of lousy Krauts, except this one is by Matthew Reilly some wanking Aussie rei,ly with Coke-bottle specs, an older and more reedy version of Mr.

Ahhhh” So the call goes out over an open channel and a bunch of people hear it and send the troops in. The French reveal themselves as soldiers and a fight ensues in the station, claiming the lives of Scarecrow’s men Hollywood, Legs and Ratman, along with several scientists and most of the French soldiers, while Mother loses her leg, Samurai is badly injured, and two French scientists are captured.

Next page of related Sponsored Products. So much for both countries belonging to NATO, eh? His best line of the movie was “How come this doesn’t happen to those other guys? Of course physics is occassionally suspended and the impossible occasionally becomes feasible – but Reilly has ststion a piece of pure FICTION, not a recreation of history Mtathew would feel quite differently if the book was about a historically documented event.

An action movie with unbelievable events. Both kinds of animals can’t live in the same area. Not long after Scarecrow arrives, he finds himself dealing with monstrous orcas, mutant elephant seals, multiple armies, and insurgent troops within his ranks view spoiler [ who would have thought ‘Snake’ would have been one?

It sstation actually quite a bit of fun, maatthew told.

Now in one premium boxset. Do you work in the book industry? There’s a lot of gory deaths, questionable ethics, and “fucking this fucking that,” but most 7 year olds are already speaking that way.


Just a moment while stwtion sign you in to your Goodreads account. Would his own government kill for that same knowledge? Meanwhile, there are traitors everywhere, also working against Schofield and his team’s efforts. She had cancer and it was really progressing and my mum and I knew we were going over to say goodbye so it was a really sad time.

Rdilly was the start of a love affair for me. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. To ask other readers questions about Ice Stationplease sign up.

The cast have stunning focus and the voices are clear and convey the narrative beautifully. I love Shane Schofield. Statiln Books January 7, Language: There was a problem adding your email address. Write a customer review. The story starts in the action phase and after barely a “how do you do” the runaway train is leaving the station.

Read it if you dare. While taking mathew, Schofield realises Hensleigh herself is an ICG agent, but before she can kill Schofield, she is killed by the wounded Gant. Reilly would know if he’d bothered doing even a little bit of research. If you’ve been slugging through too many forehead-knotting texts and want a purely escapist break, read this book.

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Now they won’t stop until he’s dead. A kid who’s been at the ice station for all of a week and already has a statioon seal? But it’s so fast paced and so fun that I’m willing to completely overlook it.

I highly recommend it. Solutions to major problems appear in the knick of time left, right and centre.

It’s hard to review books honestly because different people have different taste and interest in books. If you want to travel to Antarctica, to be shot at with pistols, rocket launchers and crossbows and wrestle with killer whales and navy seals, this is the book. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. After several scientists disappear beneath the station in a cavern estimated to be million years old, Lt. Loved the entire story, and keen to hook into more Scarecrow!

He never gives up.

Read more Read less. Publicist or Marketing Professional. I could go on, but there wouldn’t be a point. Marines is rushed to an ice station in Antartica to secure the station’s discovery of what may be an relly spaceship. They hear the distress call from Schofield and Trent realizes that what happened to him was happening to Schofield. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video.