There are sixteen contestants, but only one will survive.
The last thing Jack West Jr remembers is arriving for a meeting at a top-secret military base with his family in tow.
Now he awakes to find himself in a hellish scenario. Jack has been selected to take part in the Games, a series of deadly challenges designed to fulfil an ancient ritual. If he chooses not to compete, both he and his daughter will be killed.
With the fate of the Earth at stake, Jack will have to traverse diabolical mazes, fight ruthless assassins and face unimaginable horrors that will test him to the limit.
In the process, he will discover the mysterious and powerful group of individuals behind it all: the four legendary kingdoms.
The thrilling new Jack West adventure from the bestselling author of The Great Zoo of China and The Five Greatest Warriors.
Matthew Reilly is an internationally bestselling author. His novels include Contest, Temple, Ice Station, Area 7, Scarecrow, Hover Car Racer, Seven Ancient Wonders, The Six Sacred Stones, The Five Greatest Warriors, Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves and the Sunday Times bestseller The Tournament. Matthew's books are published in over twenty languages and have sold nearly seven-and-a-half million copies worldwide. In addition, Walt Disney Pictures have optioned the movie rights to his children's book, Hover Car Racer, and the Jack West Jr series was recently optioned by Fox. Matthew lives in West Hollywood, California. To find out more visit www.matthewreilly.com or follow him on Twitter @matthew reilly