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A Cry In The Night
Jenny has two children and is on her own. She makes just enough money to get by in life. She meets the man of her dreams. He is handsome, great with the kids and wealthy. He takes her away to his ranch which is totally isolated and the only people Jenny can speak to are the people who work on the ranch. Jenny's new husband turns out to have odd behaviors. He has an unhealthy obsession with his dead mother. He leaves for days at a time to paint in the cab...
A Stranger is Watching
A young boy's mother was murdered in front of him but he wrongly accuses a seventeen year old boy. The boy is about to be executed when the boy and his father's girlfriend are kidnapped. The race is on to save the two hostages before the suspect is executed....
All Around the Town
When Laurie Kenyon, a twenty one-year-old student, is accused of murdering her English professor, Allan Grant, she has no memory of the crime. But at the scence of the homicide, her fingerprints are everywhere, on the door, on the curtain, and on the knife used to stab him to death. Shocked and bewildered, Laurie is arraigned on a murder charge. Kidnapped at the age four and the victim of two subsequent years of abuse and incarceration, Laurie has dev...
All Through The Night
This story revolved around catching a con-artist....

Clark booklist

Before I Say Good-bye
Adam Cauliff's new cabin cruiser, Cornelia II blows up in New York harbor with him and several close business associates aboard. His wife, Nell MacDermott, is not only overwrought at this loss, but wracked with a terrible guilt because she and Adam had this terrible argument and she had told him not to come home. The quarrel was started by Nell's decision to try and win the congressional seat long held by her grandfather Cornelius McDermott. She had b...
Daddy's Little Girl
Ellie Cavanaugh was only seven years old when her sister, Andrea, was murdered, yet she was the chief witness in the trial of the accused 19-year-old, Rob Westerfield, only heir of the most prominent family in town. Although there were actually three suspects who were the focus of police investigations, and Westerfield steadfastly denied he murdered Andrea, it was Ellie's testimony that resulted in his conviction and incarceration. It's now 22 years l...
Deck The Halls
California private detective Regan Reilley flies home to New Jersey to spend the holidays with her parents. Regan visits her mother, Nora a patient at the Manhattan Hospital for Special Surgery for a leg she broke tripping over a rug.At her mother's room, Regan also sees her father Luke, a funeral home owner, who quickly races off to attend the Goodloe funeral before going onto a dentist. However, Luke never makes his appointments as Petey th...
I'll Be Seeing You
Meghan Collins, a television news reporter, is covering a story in the emergency room of a large hospital when a young woman is rushed in on a stretcher, victim of a stabbing. What she sees in that terrible moment begins a chain of discovery that exposes the secret lives of the people closest to her. Ten months earlier, Meghan's father had suddenly disappeared, presumed to be lost in a tragic accident, where cars, trailer trucks and fuel tankers plung...
I've Got You Under My Skin
A TV producer gets more trouble than she planned after she brings together the suspects of a long-unsolved murder mystery. TV producer Laurie Moran knows what it's like to lose a loved one to murder. Five years ago, a stranger walked up to her husband Greg, shot him and told their 3-year-old boy Tommy that next he was killing his mother next. That's the last that has been heard from the mysterious killer, but the family still waits for the next crime to ...
Kitchen Privileges
Even as a young girl, growing up in the Bronx, Mary Higgins Clark knew she wanted to be a writer. The gift of storytelling was a part of her Irish roots, so it followed naturally that she would later use her sharp eye, keen intelligence, and inquisitive nature to create stories about the people and things she observed. When Mary's father died, her mother, deciding to open the family home to boarders, placed a discreet sign that read, Furnished Rooms. ...

Mary Higgins Clark list of books

Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Prosecutor Kerry McGrath sees a woman she thinks she recognizes in the office of plastic surgeon Dr. Smith while accompanying her young daughter, Robin, for an appointment. Kerry realises this woman eerily resembles a murdered woman, Suzanne Reardon, found strangled to death with sweetheart roses scattered over her body. It was a vicious crime the media dubbed the 'Sweetheart Murder' case. Suzanne's husband, Skip Reardon, was charged and convicted, due m...
Loves Music, Loves to Dance
Darcy Scott,an interior designer and her best friend Erin, a jewelry designer, are working on an experiment for their T.V. program producer friend who is researching on the kinds of people who place personal ads. Erin is murdered during this experiment and now Darcy is working on finding out who is that serial killer who has been killing women and leaving their dead bodies in an very unusual state..... with a dancing shoe on their one foot and their own ...
Moonlight Becomes You
In this book, 5 murders take place when middle aged Maggie fids her long,lost step-mother(whom leaves her father at a young age.) When Maggie decides to stay for a while, Her step-mother Finnuala, holds a dinner party but is murdered while preparing. Maggie goes to Finnuala's home but finds her beaten Step-mother in a pool of blood. Over the next several days, she finds that Finnuala was going to move to a seniors' home and to sell her estate...
Mount Vernon Love Story
Simon & Schuster, Jun 2002, 19.95, 224 pp. ISBN: 0743229878 George Washington's father died when the future president was young. His mother was a harsh disciplinarian insuring George and his siblings behaved. George seemed to flee her whenever he could get away spending time at his half-brother's Mount Vernon home (yes that historical home). George's first love is Sally Fairfax and his chosen profession surveyor, but war seemed to be his des...
Nighttime Is My Time
Jean Sheridan is going to a twenty year reunion of alumni at Stonecroft Academy. Here, she is to be honored along with six other members of her class. There is a sadness looming over the honorees as they have a memorial service for an old friend and classmate that drowned in her pool days before. Allison made the fifth woman in the class to die a mysterious death. "The Owl" is at this reunion as an honoree and a killer. He has murdered all those w...
No Place Like Home
Celia Nolan's past comes back to haunt her in a most terrifying fashion when her doting new husband, Alex, surprises her by buying a house for her on the occassion of her birthday. What she cannot reveal to Alex is that this was the very home she lived in as a child named Liza Barton, and that she accidentally shot her mother, Audrey, to death while trying to protect her from her abusive ex-stepfather, Ted. As Liza Barton, Celia earned mean-spirited comp...

Mary Higgins Clark novels

On The Street Where You Live
An easy to read fast paced thriller concerning a young lawyer who has bought a house that belonged to her family more that a century earlier. During that time three young women disappeared in the town. Emily Graham is determined to solve that earlier crime but someone is copying the acts and two young women have been murdered in the present day one buried in the garden of Emily's house beside the body of one of the women who disappeared in the 1890's. ...
Pretend You Don't See Her
This is a story about a girl who witnesses a murder. She is put into the witness protection program because the murderer is now after her. She is not allowed to talk to her family very often, but one of the times she does she gives away her hiding spot. The killer finds out the city she lives in and starts searching for her. She returns to her home town to try and put everything together....
Remember Me
Menley is trying to get over losing her son in a car accident and almost losing her husband due to grief and guilt, and she finds out she's pregnant again. After their daughter is born the decide to take a vacation and rent a house on the Cape for a month. During this time a man accused of murdering his wife for money is in desperate need of a lawyer to prove his innocence and Menley's husband decides to represent him. Menley hears her dead son's v...
Silent Night
Well,this book has a veylarge amount of suspense and mystery. A young boy name Brian and a killer named Jimmy are on there way to Canda or atleast Jimmy is, and he wants to get rid of Brian by taking them both on an off ramp. A plice officer spots the Toyota,which is stolen. Then this leads them onto a chase. Jimmy fires the gun , but Brian escapes!!! He is then sent home to his mother, and brother!!!!!...
Stillwatch
Pat Traymore moves back to Washington D.C. to jumpstart her career by doing an expose' on a famous female Senator and to find the truth behind her parents' brutal deaths. I found this to be a good read but definitely not one of Mary Higgins Clark's best. It has some twist and turns but nothing significant. ...
The Cradle Will Fall
A woman gets in a car wreck and is placed in the hospital overnight. She hates being in hospitals and she can't sleep even though she is given sleeping pills. She thought she was just having a nightmare when she sees a woman's face through a sheet being put in a trunk of a vehicle. She is frightened by this to come to find out that this woman has been found dead the next day with the evidence of committing suicide. The main character Katie DeMaio, a crim...

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The Second Time Around
In this richly detailed story by Mary Higgins Clark, Nicholas Spencer, who is head of a medical research company, disappears. After developing an anticancer vaccine, Nicholas suddenly disappears. His private plane crashes en route to Puerto Rico, but his body is not found. Earle results of the vaccine seemed highly promising. Yet, coinciding with Nicholas Spencer's disappearance comes news that the FDA is denying approval. Then follows the shocking re...
Two Little Girls in Blue
When three year old identical twins Kelly and Kathy, who share telepathy, are kidnapped and only one returns, their mom is the only person who believes her that their other daughter is still alive. Kelly and Kathy Frawley are beloved children who live an average middle-class life, except for the fact that they share an unusual knowledge of the other's thoughts and feelings. Their parents, Margaret and Steve, recently moved to a new area and purchased a ...
We'll Meet Again
In We'll Meet Again, Molly Lasch is convicted for the murder of her husband although she has no recollection of that day or no memories. Her friend Fran Simmons works to find who really did it and if Molly is telling the truth when she says she didn't do it. Fran uncovers scandals and mysteries on her way to finding out the truth. ...
Weep No More, My Lady
Elizabeth (LaSalle) Lange is invited to visit old friends at their spa in California. Stressed and saddened by the upcoming trial of her sister's murderer, she hesitantly accepts mostly due to her desire to see an old friend at the spa who says she has information about her sister's death. Shortly after her arrival, Elizabeth is confronted not only by her sister's alleged killer, but the entire fickle, embittered group of "friends" that seem to feel Eli...
Where Are the Children?
Nancy Harmon was a housewife who took her two children, a boy and a girl, to the store to get some things and deciding she would only be in the store a minute, just left them in the car. When she came out of the store, her car was gone and so were the children. They were found days later in the water with plastic around their heads. Nancy was accused of murdering her two children and was eventually acquitted because the main witness came up missing. ...
While My Pretty One Sleeps
27-year old Neeve Kearny finds herself caught up in the disappearance and murder of columnist Ethel Lambston. Ethel, it seems, was on the verge of publishing rather damaging and scandalous information that would rock the fashion world. It is a world that Neeve herself is no stranger to, as she owns and operates her own fashion boutique on Madison Ave. No one would ever really admit they liked the abrasive and opinionated Lambston, but Neeve does fe...
You Belong To Me
Dr. Susan Chandler, psychologist/radio show host, becomes entangled in a personal investigation into the disappearance of stock analyst Regina Clausen. Regina never returned from a trip on a cruise, and soon Dr. Chandler realises that it is a strong possibility Regina did not disappear voluntarily, and that there is someone with killer designs set on lonely women on cruises. Using her skills and contacts from her past career as an Assistant District Atto...