A contestant on a reality- TV survival show, former Olympic diver Talia Mooney knows the only real competition she faces is former cop Reuben Serrano. She's attracted to him and wary of him at the same time. But when a storm maroons both contestants and crew on the island and people start getting killed, it's up to Talia and Reuben to protect everyone. Stephanie Doyle's The Contestant (4.5) leaves readers in suspense from beginning to end. Her characters are real and have flaws, while the story offers depth and excitement. A must-read!
Reviewed by: 
Alexandra Kay