'A suspense master' STEPHEN KING‘This novel moves as fast as a falling elevator and hits with just as much force. Linwood Barclay is a stone cold pro and ELEVATOR PITCH is a shameless good time' JOE HILL, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fireman and Strange Weather It all begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower. Each presses a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, non-stop, to the top. Once there, it stops for a few seconds, and then plummets.Right to the bottom of the shaft.It appears to be a horrific, random tragedy. But then, on Tuesday, it happens again, in a different Manhattan skyscraper. And when Wednesday brings yet another high-rise catastrophe, one of the most vertical cities in the world – and the nation's capital of media, finance, and entertainment – is plunged into chaos.Clearly, this is anything but random. This is a cold, calculated bid to terrorize the city. And it's working. Fearing for their lives, thousands of men and women working in offices across the city refuse leave their homes. Commerce has slowed to a trickle. Emergency calls to the top floors of apartment buildings go unanswered.Who is behind this? What do these deadly acts of sabotage have to do with the fingerless body found on the High Line? Two seasoned New York detectives and a straight-shooting journalist must race against time to find the answers . . .Pulsating with tension, Elevator Pitch is a riveting tale of psychological suspense that is all too plausible . . . and will chill readers to the bone.PRAISE FOR ELEVATOR PITCH:‘This novel moves as fast as a falling elevator and hits with just as much force. Linwood Barclay is a stone cold pro and ELEVATOR PITCH is a shameless good time' JOE HILL, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fireman and Strange WeatherPRAISE FOR LINWOOD BARCLAY:'A suspense master' STEPHEN KING'One of the world's finest thriller writers on the top of his game' PETER JAMES'Nothing is more satisfying than tucking into a new Linwood Barclay novel' SHARI LAPENA‘Barclay's plots are a delight' THE SUNDAY TIMES
- Publication Date:
- 19 / 08 / 2019
'The elevator was in free fall. Until it hit the bottom.'
Another riveting and energetic psychological thriller by Barclay. A must-read for all readers in the 21st century, depicting the world's most vertical city under sabatage. A sudden rise in elevator accidents brings the city to catastrophe. Two of New York's best detectives and a journalist are on the case before New York goes bust. - Jaidyn (QBD)