WIN Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves

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Looking for some hot summer action? Enter our summer reading competition and you could lay your hands on the latest action thriller by Matthew Reilly, Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves.

Scarecrow is the codename for a crack team led by an ex-marine called Schofield, and their task is to wrest Dragon Island from a band of deadly terrorists – the Army of Thieves. Located in the Arctic, the island is a former Soviet base and home to a weapon that could destroy humanity. Scarecrow don’t have the numbers or the firepower to really take on their foe, but they’re the only unit close enough to move on the Army of Theives in time.

Yes, it’s a bit more of an action thriller than the usual crime thrillers we feature here on Crime Fiction Lover, but if you love fast-paced action all the signs are that Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves has it in buckets. The book has just been released and follows on from the novel Scarecrow in 2003, and 1998’s Ice Station where Scarecrow first appeared. Ice Station put Reilly on the map and has been published in 15 countries.

We’ve got 10 – yes TEN – copies to give away to our readers thanks to the book’s publisher Orion.

How to enter
To enter our competition all you have to do is log onto Twitter and send a tweet to @CriFiLover. Your tweet must include the answer to this question: Who leads Scarecrow?Your tweet must also include the hashtag #CFLxScarecrow. You’ll need to be following us on Twitter as well, so that we can send you a direct message should you win.

If you don’t use Twitter, you can also enter by sending an email to info[at] Give your email the header CFLxScarecrow and include the answer to our question above, as well as your name and address.

1) One entry per reader. 2) UK residents only (sorry!). 3) We will draw the two winners at random from the entries containing the correct answer. 4) No cash alternative. 5) The competition closes for entries at 10pm BST on Thursday 9 August 2012. 6) The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

If you can’t wait… you can order the book, or Reilly’s other offerings, below on Amazon.

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