And in at #2

Each year at WPL we create a virtual advent calendar where we share the top 24 most popular novels as chosen by WPL customers. We are now down to the top two…and in at #2 is Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay.

A freak New York elevator accident kills four people, and reporter Barbara Matheson jumps on the story. But when she realizes one of the victims was her former intern, she’s horrified. She shares her grief in her online column, only to receive a menacing – and anonymous – comment in return: “Sorry about your friend. It’s often the case that innocents are lost in pursuit of a greater good.” As the body count rises and Manhattan grinds to a halt, a city must uncover the sinister forces that are making its citizens plummet to their deaths…

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. Pulsating with tension, Elevator Pitch is a riveting tale of psychological suspense that is all too plausible. and will chill readers to the bone” —

Provided by Publisher

Linwood was also the 2018 One Book, One Community Waterloo Region author with his book, Broken Promise.

At WPL, we lend over 1.5 million items annually so it’s always interesting finding out and sharing the most-borrowed fiction titles each year. Stay tuned as we reveal #1 tomorrow!