Manhattan Down

Manhattan Down



On the anniversary eve of the 9/11 terror attack, New York swelters under a heat dome of record temperatures. The world’s leaders assembled at the UN HQ are forced to admit that the global climate crisis has reached boiling point, with targets unmet and time running out.

That same day, at precisely 5:25 p.m. everyone on Manhattan Island – including all the world leaders at the UN – falls unconscious. Everyone that is, except for Samantha Rossi, a single mother reeling from devastating medical news and Nick Lockwood, a wounded NYPD detective who wakes from a coma just as the City That Never Sleeps falls into one.

Rossi’s first concern is her daughter. Lockwood’s is his city. As night draws in, they must work together to unravel the mystery of what has happened and why. Each must decide how far they will go and what rules they will break to save Rossi’s daughter, the city and, ultimately, the world.


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Michael Cordy

Michael Cordy is the author of six previous novels, including the Sunday Times and international bestseller The Messiah Code (The Miracle Strain). His novels have been translated into several languages and four have been sold to Hollywood. Michael lives in London with his wife and daughter.

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