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Tuesday, 16 March 2010

REVIEW & CONTEST: THE FIVE GREATEST WARRIORS


The 5 Greatest Warriors by Matthew Reilly
Book 3 of the Jack West Jr series

About The 5 Greatest Warriors:
Synopsis:
It Began With Six Stones

Jack West Jr and his loyal team are in desperate disarray: they've been separated, their mission is in tatters, and Jack was last seen plummeting down a fathomless abyss.

IT FINISHES HERE
After surviving his deadly fall, Jack must now race against his many enemies to locate and set in place the remaining pieces of The Machine before the coming Armageddon.

WHO ARE THE FIVE WARRIORS?
As the world teeters on the brink of destruction, he will learn of the Five Warriors, the individuals who throughout history have been most intimately connected to his quest.

OCEANS WILL RISE, CITIES WILL FALL
Scores will be settled, fathers will fight sons, brothers will battle brothers, and Jack and his friends will soon find out exactly what the end of the world looks like...
Source: Synopsis in the About The 5 Greatest Warriors was taken from the author's website at http://matthewreilly.com/latest.html on 09/01/10.

I would like to thank Simon & Schuster for sending me the review copy of The 5 Greatest Warriors by Matthew Reilly.
Also received in the same package are: Seven Deadly Wonders and The Six Sacred Stones.

Genre: action adventure

My Take On This Book:
Action-packed militaristic adventure. Modern fantasy. The story-telling quality is 4 out 5. Not a dull reading moment! This is the final book of the Jack West Jr. series and ends the saga very nicely. I would give the story climax a 4.5 out of 5. This book tied in all 3 Jack West books to a nice close. The ending is satisfying and does not disappoint despite the high expectations I had. This book retains the same ability to weave fact and fiction so seamlessly it blurs which is a trademark of all three books in this trilogy. Overall, I would give this book an entertainment value of 4 out of 5.

Cherry’s Rating: 4 out of 5 cherries


Jack West Jr. series reading order:
The Five Greatest Warriors
Book 3
ISBN: 9781405039338
Release Date: 20-10-2009
Pages: 480


The Six Sacred Stones
Book 2

My review is here.

ISBN: 9781405038164
Release Date: 01-10-2007
Pages: 528

Seven Ancient Wonders
Book 1

My review is here.

ISBN: 9781405036924
Release Date: 01-10-2005
Pages: 480

CONTEST:
Right, because this book (The 5 Greatest Warriors) was given to me for free, I would like to pass this copy (used obviously) to another reader who is likely to enjoy this book. That means, enter this contest only if you are interested and want to read this book! And here is the catch, you have to review this book too.

Now, if you do not have a blog or website, that is fine. Post your review anywhere online, i.e., (MySpace, Facebook) any of the free social networks, and/or at amazon... as long as you can give me the URL address of where you posted your review. And it has be viewable by me. Like, if your blog's settings is set to private and can only be viewed by your friends, that means it is not viewable by me... questions? email me.

TO ENTER: Register HERE.

Contest Particulars:
•You have to be a Cherry Mischievous blog follower via Google Friend Connect and/or a CherryD member to enter the contest. Having both will gain you 5 extra entry credits. Entry credits will increase your chances of winning.
•There will only be one winner. You have to review this book if you win it.
•Contest is open to international readers.
•Contest ends on June 18.
•If this contest is not in concordance to your local legislations, it is up to you to follow your local rules.
•Under 13? Parental permission is required. Email us (mischivusfairy-matthewreillycontest [at] yahoo [dot] com).
•You must have a valid snail mail address and email address to enter this contest. We need the snail mail address to send the book(s) and/or prizes to. We need the email addy to get in touch with you.
•Questions? Ask! Shoot us an email (mischivusfairy-matthewreillycontest [at] yahoo [dot] com). Please write THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS in the subject line.


*Amendments made on 31/03/2010 to this post with wordings and additional info added.

3 comments:

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Fantastic review darling! :)
(not an entry)

Minocys said...

Wow, thanks for helping me rediscover this author; used to read his books like an addict back in high school. Great review :D

buddyt said...

I am an old Follower.

Don't know why there seems to be so few entries but I would like to get my hands on the book.

Please enter me although I have never tried to write a review so I don't know how good I would be at it !

Thanks

Carol T

buddytho {at} gmail DOT com

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