Friday 28 October 2016

Review - The Killing Game by J.S. Carol

The Killing Game by J.S. Carol
Publisher: Bookouture
Release date:
Rating: *** and  half
Back cover blurb:   Imagine you are having lunch at an exclusive restaurant, filled with Hollywood’s hottest stars. And a masked gunman walks in and takes everyone hostage. You must bargain for your life against a twisted individual who knows everything about you. He also has a bomb set to detonate if his heart rate changes. If he dies. You die. You have four hours to stay alive. What would you do? A heart-stopping thriller with plenty of twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat, for fans of Peter Swanson, Harlan Coben and Linwood Barclay.

A suspected suicide bomber holds high profile celebrities hostage at a exclusive LA restaurant.

JJ is a known name in Hollywood. Her PR company ‘Bright Lights’ are known for being able to get high profile celebrities out of some very sticky situations. But sometimes even she is not enough to help those who really need it...

When she is out for lunch at a prestigious Hollywood restaurant, looking over one of her new clients, a suspected suicide bomber holds the restaurants clientele hostage. Terrified they do exactly as he asks and no one alerts the police.

At first terrorism is suspected, ISIS or Al-Qaeda, then quickly discounted, and the perpetrator tagged as ‘just another’ psychopath..

But this isn’t a random attack – this is cold calculated murder and the perpetrator is no stranger to killing...

But what exactly is their motive?

As the madman begins bargaining with the hostages and killing those he sees fit one by one, the survivors release is reliant upon the hostage negotiator getting the info she needs from the TRN news channel.

But can she get the answers she so desperately needs before they all run out of time and die at the hands of the mad person holding them.

One things for sure, Hollywood may never be the same again.

The Killing Game is available to buy now via Amazon online.

Thank You to the publishers who approved my request via netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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