✫ Elevator Pitch Author Linwood Barclay – Writerscompany.co.uk

Elevator Pitch One Hell Of A Suspense Novel Stephen KingThe 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 Ribbon Cutting On Thursday.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.

About the Author: Linwood Barclay

Linwood Barclay is the 1 internationally bestselling author of seventeen novels for adults, including No Time for Goodbye, Trust Your Eyes and, most recently, A Noise Downstairs He has also written two novels for children and screenplays.Three of those seventeen novels comprise the epic Promise Falls trilogy Broken Promise, Far From True, and The Twenty Three His two novels for children Chas

10 thoughts on “Elevator Pitch

  1. says:

    In Elevator Pitch, Linwood Barclay writes brilliantly about the fear and mayhem experienced by New Yorkers when elevators appear to take on a life of their own, killing all those on board.It begins when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower Each of them have pressed a button for their particular floor, but the elevator ascends right to the top, stops for a few seconds and then plummets right to the bottom of the shaft On Tuesday it happens again i

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    Linwood Barclay writes an intense, dark and fast paced thriller set in the most vertical city in the world, New York has skyscrapers than anywhere else, with elevators a critical requirement for almost everyone in their daily lives In a terrifying premise that has all the hallmarks of realistic possibility, it begins on a Monday in Morris Lansing s building, an elevator goes crazy, leaving four people dead Elevator accidents happen, they are rare, it is at first assumed th

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    2.5 STARS rounded to 3I m keeping this brief, because it s obvious from my rating that this one just wasn t for me, and I think it s because I was expecting something a bit fast paced with elevator scenes I will say that I appreciate so much that the author put a lot of time and effort into proper research of local NYC haunts that my friends who live in the city said meant so much to them I ll always be a huge fan of Barclay s, and not every book by an author will appeal to ever

  4. says:

    Whoa, what a ride After reading this book I ll guarantee you wont want to get into an elevator for a long, long time New York is in a state of chaos Someone has sabotaged an elevator in Manhattan Then there s another incidentand another Before long the city is in a panic and the mayor has put an embargo on the use of all elevators, effectively bringing the city to a halt Who is behind the sabotage And why Does it have something to do with a taxi that was blown up Well, you ll have to rea

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    I might be opting for the stairs for awhile Someone is messing with the elevators in NYC, which gave me a sudden sense of horror I know I m going to think about this book the next time I step into one.There are quite a few characters in this book and it is longer than most, but I was wrapped up in the mysteries and it was certainly a page turner Turns out that Barclay is the master of chapter cliff hangers too Let the mayhem begin There are two police partners investigating the crimes and they

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    It s one thing to get stuck in an elevator, it s another thing to, well, have it plummet picking up speed going faster and faster until.Manhattan, a city of skyscrapers, so many elevators, so many people, so many ways for things to go wrong It all begins when four people are in an elevator that plummets to the bottom of the shaft It s not going to be the only one There will be others What first looks like a tragedy, soon begins to look like an act of terror Someone is behind all these elevator mishaps

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    Do you have a fear of elevators No You will after reading this book Someone is sabotaging the elevators in the high rise buildings of New York City The casualties are piling up What elevator is next Do you trust the one you re about to step on with Nope, not me This is a fast paced thriller that kept me guessing throughout Is it personal Random Or is this the work of a homegrown terrorist group I ve been reading Linwood Barclay books for years and he never disappoints They are always intricate thrillers that

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    EXCERPT The elevator car maintained its slow descent.It did not stop at the lobby level It continued, slowly, on its inexorable downward path.The injured man, no longer visible, could be heard shouting, Make it stop Stop the f ing thing Frantically, the security guard, unable to think of anything else to do, kept jabbing at the button Come on Stop, you son of a bitch The top of the elevator car now dropped below the level of the lobby florr The screams from the man in the pit grew intense, and were joined by the w

  9. says:

    Confession time Elevator Pitch was my first Linwood Barclay book I know, I know I am a shocker Once I started this book I did not want to put it down, it was all I could think about I am absolutely a fan of this writer now and I will be looking for books by him This book completely sucked me and it scared me Getting into an elevator was something that I started to dread, and honestly contemplated taking the stairs What happens in this book is scary because it could happen You will never look at an elevator the same way a

  10. says:

    This was an interesting one and, having read it, I may never look at an elevator in the same way again Especially one in a high rise building.There were some very inventive details and a few very gory deaths The author used his imagination fully to create original and amazing ways to die in an elevator incident I was completely fooled by the ending There was one huge red herring which made me think I was very clever until I was not Very well done and definitely worth a read.

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