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The Thousandth Floor

Katharine Mcgee


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ISBN: 9780008179977
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Welcome to Manhattan, 2118. A thousand-storey tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible - if you want it enough.
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  • Paperback
    $20.03
ISBN: 9780008179977
ANNOTATION:
Welcome to Manhattan, 2118. A thousand-storey tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible - if you want it enough.

Annotation

Welcome to Manhattan, 2118. A thousand-storey tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible - if you want it enough.

Publisher Description

Welcome to Manhattan, 2118.

A thousand-storey tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible - if you want it enough.

A hundred years in the future, New York's elite of the super-tower lie, backstab and betray each other to find their place at the top of the world. Everyone wants something... and everyone has something to lose.

As the privileged inhabitants of the upper floors recklessly navigate the successes and pitfalls of the luxury life, forbidden desires are indulged and carefree lives teeter on the brink of catastrophe. Whilst lower-floor workers are tempted by a world - and unexpected romance - dangling just out of reach. And on the thousandth floor is Avery Fuller, the girl genetically designed to be perfect. The girl who seems to have it all - yet is tormented by the one thing she can never have.

So when a young woman falls from the top of the supertower, her death is the culmination of a scandal that has ensnared the top-floor elite and bottom-floor. But who plummeted from the roof? And what dark secrets led to her fall?

Friends will be betrayed and enemies forged as promises are broken. When you're this high up, there's nowhere to go but down...

Author Biography

Katharine McGee is from Houston, Texas. She studied English and French literature at Princeton and has an MBA from Stanford. It was during her years at living in a second-floor apartment in New York City that she kept daydreaming about skyscrapers... and then she started writing. The Thousandth Floor is her first novel.

Review

"The luxe lives of Manhattan's elite are even more extraordinary in Katharine McGee's futuristic, highly addictive page-turner. The Thousandth Floor will give you vertigo and leave you eager for more." Cecily von Ziegesar, no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of GOSSIP GIRL

      "Katharine McGee's vision of glamorous twenty-second century teens makes for an addictive and compelling read that left me longing for the second installment!" Alyson Noel, no. 1 New York Times bestselling author

      "Twenty-second century Gossip Girl-like fun. Sexy and engrossing!" Melissa de la Cruz, no. 1 New York Times bestselling author

      "An unparalleled mash-up of romance, mystery, and science fiction unlike anything I've read before. Katharine McGee gives the speculative fiction genre a much-needed make-over with a novel that's as glamorous as it is fiercely intelligent." Kass Morgan, New York Times bestselling author of THE 100

      "Compelling and imaginative - I loved everything from the fascinating vision of the future to the scandalous lives of the characters." Amy Tintera, author of RUINED

Product Details

ISBN-10
0008179972
ISBN-13
9780008179977
Format
Paperback
Pages
320
Publisher
Harpercollins Publishers
Year
2016
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Author
Katharine Mcgee
Publication Date
2016-08-30
Series
The Thousandth Floor
Audience Age
13