Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay

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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.

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When the doors close, he’s got you . . .

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, nonstop, to the top. Once there, the doors don’t open. Instead, the elevator begins to descend floor by floor. Then it plummets. Right to the bottom of the shaft.

It appears to be a random accident. But on Tuesday, it happens again, in a different Manhattan skyscraper. And then Wednesday brings yet another tragic high-rise catastrophe. In only three days, one of the most vertical cities in the world is plunged into chaos. Clearly, this is a cold, calculated bid to terrorize the city.

Fearing for their lives, thousands of people who work in high-rises across the city refuse to leave their homes. Commerce has slowed to a trickle. The mayor, already embroiled in a growing scandal, is desperate for answers. Who is behind this? Are these deadly acts of sabotage connected to a fingerless body found on the High Line? Two seasoned New York detectives and a straight-shooting journalist must race against time to uncover the truth before the city’s newest, and tallest, residential tower has its ribbon-cutting on Thursday.

Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay
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