Contest, Paperback Book


The New York State Library looms as a silent sanctuary of knowledge: a hundred-year-old labyrinth of towering bookcases, narrow aisles, and spiral staircases.

But for Dr Stephen Swain and his eight-year-old daughter Holly it is a place of nightmare. Because, for just one night, this historic building is to become the venue for a horrifying contest, a contest in which Swain must compete, whether he likes it or not.

The rules of the challenge are simple: seven contestants will enter, but only one will leave.

With his daughter in his arms, Stephen Swain is plunged into a terrifying fight for survival.

The stakes are high, the odds are brutal. He can choose to run, to hide, or to fight - but if he wants to live, he needs to win.

For, in this particular contest, unless you leave as victor, you do not leave at all.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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  • Category: Thriller / suspense
  • ISBN: 9780330513425

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