• by Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by Sean Mangan
  • 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Readers all over the world have been cheering about Matthew Reilly's lightning fast adventure thrillers. Contest, the action-packed extravaganza that launched this international best-selling career, is vintage Reilly at his explosive best.
The New York Public Library. A silent sanctuary of knowledge; a 100-year-old labyrinth of towering bookcases, narrow aisles and long marble hallways. For Doctor Stephen Swain and his daughter, Holly, it is the site of a nightmare. Because for one night this historic building is to be the venue for a contest. A contest in which Swain is to compete - whether he likes it or not.The rules are simple: Seven contestants will enter, only one will leave. With his daughter in his arms, Stephen Swain is plunged into a terrifying fight for survival. The stakes are high, the odds brutal. He can choose to run, to hide or to fight - but if he wants to live, he has to win. For in this contest, unless you leave as the victor, you do not leave at all.


Audible Editor Reviews

What the Critics Say

"Offers constant, nail-biting action" - ( Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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From the moment moment I listened I could not stop. the story was so gripping, a beautiful piece of storytelling.
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- Dalton Powell

Loved the book. Loved the audio book

Where does Contest rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of the best, but that might be because I've read the book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Contest?

The fight scenes between the main character and Belios

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Didn't have one that stood out

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

At the end when they are just sitting on the train. Filthy,tired and being completely ignored. No one knew what they had just been through.

Any additional comments?

This narrator is one of my favourites and he didn't let me down this time. If you're a fan of Matthew Reilly its a no brainer

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- katherine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-10-2008
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd