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Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay

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Also by Linwood Barclay:

Elevator Pitch, September 2019
Hardcover
A Noise Downstairs, May 2019
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
A Noise Downstairs, August 2018
Hardcover
The Twenty-Three, May 2017
Mass Market Paperback
The Twenty-Three, November 2016
Hardcover
Far From True, October 2016
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Far From True, April 2016
Hardcover
Broken Promise, August 2015
Hardcover
A Tap On The Window, August 2013
Hardcover
Trust Your Eyes, September 2012
Hardcover
Fear the Worst:, August 2009
Hardcover
Too Close To Home, October 2008
Hardcover
No Time for Goodbye, October 2007
Hardcover
Stone Rain, May 2007
Paperback
Lone Wolf, October 2006
Paperback
Bad Guys, May 2006
Paperback
Bad Move, May 2005
Paperback

Elevator Pitch
Linwood Barclay

William Morrow
September 2019
On Sale: September 17, 2019
464 pages
ISBN: 0062678280
EAN: 9780062678287
Kindle: B07F16DX7K
Hardcover / e-Book
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Thriller Terrorism

The New York Times bestselling author of A Noise Downstairs and No Time for Goodbye returns with an edge- of-your-seat thriller that does for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach—a heart- pounding tale in which a series of disasters paralyzes New York City with fear.

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 in 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? Why are they doing it? 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 before the city’s newest, and tallest, residential tower has its Friday night ribbon-cutting.

With each diabolical twist, Linwood Barclay ratchets up the suspense, building to a shattering finale. Pulsating with tension, Elevator Pitch is a riveting tale of psychological suspense that is all too plausible . . . and will chill readers to the bone.

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