THREE Kira Jordan wakes up in a pitch-black room handcuffed to a metal wall. She has 60 seconds to escape. Thus begins a vicious game where to lose is to die. TWO The man she's been partnered with--her only ally in this nightmare--is a convicted mass murderer. But if he's so violent, why does he... show more
THREE Kira Jordan wakes up in a pitch-black room handcuffed to a metal wall. She has 60 seconds to escape. Thus begins a vicious game where to lose is to die. TWO The man she's been partnered with--her only ally in this nightmare--is a convicted mass murderer. But if he's so violent, why does he protect her? And stranger still, what is it behind those haunted sea-green eyes that makes her want to protect him? ONE No one to trust. Nowhere to run. And the only hope of survival is working together to beat the COUNTDOWN
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2008-07-01
Publisher: Love Spell
Pages no: 293
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
, Post Apocalyptic
I quite enjoyed this story of two people participating in a game for their lives while falling in love. They don't know if they should trust each other but they're the only ones they can trust. The characters appealed to me and I liked the interaction, the peril also felt real.
Loved this one. The only reason this isn't 5 stars is Kira annoyed me a bit in the beginning. Highly recommend this book if you want to read something different!
Two people wake up and become unwilling participants in a deadly, underground reality show. One of those people is Kira, a woman who's alone in the world and pretty much homeless. The other person is Rogan, a man who's a mass murderer. At least, that's what the people who put him in prison say. Roga...
This was a fun book but the basic premise (contestants forced into a game where failure is death) isn't original and I don't think Maddox did anything to make it new. Still, the characters were interesting and I enjoyed reading it.
Countdown is that very rare kind of book: a thriller that is genuinely thrilling. This is action-packed, non-stop adventure, combining the physiological, psychological and technological in a story that grabbed me immediately and didn't let go.The Great Plague twenty-five years ago caused havoc, and ...
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