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  • Location: New York City, Manhattan

Lock Every Door

Lock Every Door

Why a Booktrail?

2000s: Rent free apartment in Manhattan….but the hidden cost is high…

  • ISBN: 978-1529104400
  • Genre: Crime, Thriller

What you need to know before your trail

No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents.

These are the only rules for Jules Larson’s new job as apartment sitter for an elusive resident of the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan’s most high-profile private buildings and home to the super rich and famous.

Recently heartbroken and practically homeless, Jules accepts the terms, ready to leave her past life behind.

Out of place among the extremely wealthy, Jules finds herself pulled toward other apartment sitter Ingrid. But Ingrid confides that the Bartholomew is not what it seems and the dark history hidden beneath its gleaming facade is starting to frighten her. Jules brushes it off as a harmless ghost story – but the next day, her new friend has vanished.

And then Jules discovers that Ingrid is not the first temporary resident to go missing…



Travel Guide

Travel BookTrail style to New York

When Jules Larsen gets the chance to become an apartment sitter at the exclusive and gothic Bartholomew tower block in Manhattan, she takes it.

This is the posh and celebrity tower block which has very strict rules. You are not allowed visitors, or nights away from the apartment. You are not allowed to share it in pictures on social media. Everyone who lives here is very private and do not like being disturbed. Would you like to live here and look after this place for the owner with all these rules?

The position is well paid but it does sound too good to be true. Then Jules meets Ingrid, another apartment sitter in the building, but who has concerns about the place. She is also very scared of something…

“It certainly doesn’t feel cursed. Or haunted. Or any other menacing label you could put on an apartment building. It’s comfortable, spacious and, other than the wallpaper, nicely decorated. It’s easy to see why Nick and Greta choose to live here. I would certainly stay longer than three months if I could afford to. Which makes it all the stranger that Ingrid chose to leave.”

How the other half life? Sometimes it’s best not to know.

Booktrailer Review


I haven’t enjoyed a novel that has made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up like this for a while! Totally felt immersed in that building, that apartment….Bbbr. What a reading blast!

Read the full BookTrail review of Lock Every Door on the blog now

BookTrail Boarding Pass: Lock Every Door

Destination: New York City, Manhattan  Author/guide: Riley Sager Departure: 2000s

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