A red-hot, pulse-pounding thrill ride by USA Today bestselling author Bella Jewel!
It’s all part of his sick game. A game he’s been planning for an entire decade. Now everything is perfect: One woman and one man have been selected. They used to be a couple—and they can no longer stand one another. They are the perfect victims. He doesn’t intend for the game to be easy. He wants to push them to the brink of insanity, to make his hunt real. . .
Lara and Noah have been captured and dumped into a massive wooded area. There’s only one rule in this fatal game: They will have 72 hours to find a way out before a sadistic serial killer begins his hunt . . .But what he never could have expected was the explosive passion that ignites between the two ex-lovers—one that makes them strong. Fierce. And determined to do whatever it takes to escape—and to survive.
72 Hours by Bella Jewel is a sexy, page-turning thrill ride!
In Jewel's awkward, unsettling romantic thriller set in Florida's swampy wilderness, Lara and Noah have 72 hours to escape from the clutches of a killer before his game of hide-and-seek turns into a death sentence. The man who has captured them has been following them for months, and he thinks they'll be easy marks, incapable of working together to get out of the swamp before he catches them. He's not entirely wrong; they both took tremendous hits during their breakup three months before, and their mutual trust is shattered. Now it looks like they won't get time to even begin to clear the air unless they find a way to survive. Jewel's clumsy plotting and lack of details (neither main character even has a last name) give readers little to enjoy. There's some suspense, and lots of gore, but there's no real reason to care.
A Thrilling Romance
Bella Jewel flawlessly combines romance and suspense to create a thrilling story that will have you swooning and biting your nails all at once.
Nick is a strong sexy firefighter who is fighting to protect the woman he loves. Lara is broken and struggling to survive in the aftermath of loss. Nick was easy for me to love because I believed there was more to their breakup than we were originally told and I admired the way he fought for Lara. Lara took some warming up to because her tendency to run instead of fight annoyed me. In the end, I loved both characters and could not get enough of their story.
After 72 Hours, I have already downloaded more of Bella Jewel's works to read.
I voluntarily received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.