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FIND YOU FIRST

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Find You First by Linwood Barclay | UK Paperback Cover | Aug 2021

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The Sunday Times Bestseller
Irish Times Bestseller
#1 Canadian Fiction Book – Globe and Mail, and Toronto Star
#3 Original International Fiction Book – Globe and Mail, and Toronto Star

Tech millionaire Miles Cookson has more money than he can ever spend, and everything he could dream of—except time. He has recently been diagnosed with a terminal illness, and there is a fifty percent chance that it can be passed on to the next generation. For Miles, this means taking a long hard look at his past…

Two decades ago, a young, struggling Miles was a sperm donor. Somewhere out there, he has kids—nine of them. And they might be about to inherit both the good and the bad from him—maybe his fortune, or maybe something much worse.

As Miles begins to search for the children he’s never known, aspiring film documentarian Chloe Swanson embarks on a quest to find her biological father, armed with the knowledge that twenty-two years ago, her mother used a New York sperm bank to become pregnant.

When Miles and Chloe eventually connect, their excitement at finding each other is overshadowed by a series of mysterious and terrifying events. One by one, Miles’s other potential heirs are vanishing—every trace of them wiped, like they never existed at all.

Who is the vicious killer—another heir methodically erasing rivals? Or is something even more sinister going on?

It’s a deadly race against time…

ELEVATOR PITCH

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“Read Elevator Pitch as soon as possible. It’s one hell of a suspense novel.”

―Stephen King

The Sunday Times Bestseller
The Globe & Mail Bestseller

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.

Praise for Elevator Pitch

“Mr. Barclay’s books are distinguished by wit and startling twists. In Elevator Pitch, he surpasses himself with a premise suited for the big screen, a plot filled with stunning surprises—and an ending that leaves the reader greatly satisfied.”

―The Wall Street Journal

“Barclay [is] always good for a touch of cardiac arrest. . . . Chilling . . . wildly inventive and really scary.”

―The New York Times

“Barclay manages the switch to metropolitan mayhem with aplomb … has all the makings of a superior disaster movie.”

―The Sunday Times

“As the plot moves along and another elevator goes down, readers are trapped, just like the victims, in the driving plot, which turns out to be very scarily plausible. I didn’t put this book down and neither will you.”

―The Globe and Mail

“An all stops-out thriller that will keep readers’ pulses pounding”

―Booklist

“…A faced-paced and chilling read … a complex and unpredictable novel that’ll have you reluctant to set foot in a lift again.”

―Woman’s Weekly

Elevator Pitch is a white-knuckled ride of a book with twists on every level and an unforgettable cast of characters brought to life with Linwood Barclay’s signature flair and acuity. I gulped it down.”

―Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew and The Nanny

“One of the finest thriller writers in the world at the very top of his game. You will not put this book down. You will not want to sleep. And you will certainly not want to get in a lift again.”

―Mark Billingham, bestselling author of Their Little Secret

A NOISE DOWNSTAIRS

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An Indie Next Pick 

A Barnes & Noble Best New Mysteries Selection 

A Noise Downstairs, his best work yet, is a cobra of a story: smooth, slippery, unnerving…and likely to strike when you least expect it. I devoured this book.” —A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

“Vintage Barclay—A Noise Downstairs is an utterly compelling read with a twist you won’t see coming. I loved it!” —Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of A Stranger in the House and The Couple Next Door

Elevator Pitch Interview

I had a great time chatting with Bookreporter’s Carol Fitzgerald when I was in New York for Thrillerfest. We might even have gotten around to talking about Elevator Pitch at some point.

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