Bonnie Kistler’s Spellbinding
Combining the propulsive narrative drive of The Firm with the psychological complexity of The Silent Patient, a gripping and original thriller about two professional women—colleagues at an international fashion conglomerate—who enter an elevator together . . . but only one is alive when they reach the ground floor.
PRAISE FOR THE CAGE
“[An] exciting psychological thriller . . . . The suspenseful plot careens among various surprising twists toward a satisfying finale . . . . Kistler is a writer to watch.” – Publishers Weekly
“Absolutely spellbinding . . . a gutsy novel … but not a single misstep . . . utterly engrossing and thoroughly entertaining.” – Booklist (starred review)
“The Cage starts with one of the most unique thriller setups I’ve ever read, and it keeps moving at warp speed. A must read.” – Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author of A Matter of Life and Death
“The Cage is a firecracker of a novel: it starts out with a bang and keeps on dazzling until its final, thrilling page.” – Jessica Barry, bestselling author of Freefall and Don’t Turn Around
Bonnie Kistler is a former Philadelphia attorney and the author of House on Fire and The Cage. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College, magna cum laude, with Honors in English literature, and she received her law degree from the University of the Pennsylvania Law School, where she was a moot court champion and legal writing instructor.
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