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Book Review of Countdown (Shomi)

Countdown (Shomi)
Countdown (Shomi)
Author: Michelle Maddox
Genre: Romance
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3

A good read. The concept of life and death games played by unwilling participants for the viewing pleasure of the decadent has been addressed before [notably in the movie 'The Running Man' with Schwarzenegger:], but this was an exceptional treatment. It's told from the point of view of Kira, the first female participant in the games. She is kidnapped and thrown into partnership with a man convicted of multiple rapes and murders. To have any hope of surviving a 'game' where death and/or torture is only a plot device, the two of them must work as a team.

A further twist is introduced by who is ultimately behind the game... and why...

A stand-alone novel