‘Amazing . . . Intense suspense, shocks and scares plus chilling insider authenticity make this one very special’ LEE CHILD 'FALLING is the best kind of thriller (for me as a reader anyway). Characters you care deeply about. Nonstop, totally authentic suspense' JAMES PATTERSON ‘Attention, please: T. J. Newman has written the perfect thriller! GILLIAN FLYNN, #1 bestselling author of Gone Girl
You just boarded a flight to New York.
There are one hundred and forty-three other passengers onboard.
What you don’t know is that thirty minutes before the flight your pilot’s family was kidnapped.
For his family to live, everyone on your plane must die.
The only way the family will survive is if the pilot follows his orders and crashes the plane.
Enjoy the flight.
***Praise for Falling***
‘Think Speed on a passenger jet - with the cockpit dials turned up to supersonic’ Ian Rankin
‘Stunning and relentless. This is Jaws at 35,000 feet’ Don Winslow
‘The best thriller I’ve read in years. Buckle up’ Adrian McKinty
‘Amazing . . . Intense suspense, shocks and scares plus chilling insider authenticity make this one very special’ Lee Child
'FALLING is the best kind of thriller (for me as a reader anyway). Characters you care deeply about. Nonstop, totally authentic suspense' James Patterson
‘Attention, please: T. J. Newman has written the perfect thriller! ... Terrific and terrifying, a true page-turner.. A must-read for summer vacation' Gillian Flynn, #1 bestselling author of Gone Girl
‘A jet-propelled thriller that will have you in its grip from first page to last. A truly astonishing debut and an incredible work of pure suspense’ Steve Cavanagh
'Newman keeps up an extreme pace from the first page—a near-impossible task, considering that the hero is locked in a cockpit, unable to take action himself. This novel is like the films Die Hard and Speed on steroids, creating one of the year’s best thrillers' Library Journal
'Newman’s [flight attendant] background means Falling brings a freshness and depth to the genre' The Guardian
'A superlative debut . . . This tense, convincing thriller marks the arrival of an assured new talent' Publishers Weekly
' ...full of the kind of authentic detail that comes from personal experience' Literary Review
‘Gripping from the first sentence, this thriller is like no other’ OK! Magazine
'A remarkable debut' The Sunday Times
'... a tense and claustrophobic read, the fast-paced action zipping along at an astonishing rate' Refinery29
T. J. Newman, a former bookseller turned flight attendant, worked for Virgin America and Alaska Airlines from 2011 to 2021. She wrote much of Falling on cross-country red-eye flights while her passengers were asleep. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Falling is her first novel.
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