Search Results: "Carol Higgins Clark"


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DECKED by Carol Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 1992

"Welcome flashes of mild humor don't lift this from the humdrum."
Despite the contemporary setting, it might as well be 1938— Agatha Christie time—aboard the Queen Guinivere, where p.i. Read full book review >

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SNAGGED by Carol Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 16, 1993

Kindly crackpot Richie Blossom's developed his latest invention- -runproof, snagproof pantyhose—just in time for a Miami pantyhose convention. Read full book review >

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FLEECED by Carol Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 23, 2001

"Baa, humbug."
Manhattan's once tony Settler's Club, now reduced to letting space to Miss Lydia and her Meaningful Connections singles' gatherings and Maldwin Feckles and his ill-attended school for butlers (current enrollment: four students), is about to receive a hundredth birthday windfall: Longtime members Nat and Ben, joint-owners of four immensely valuable diamonds, have decided to sell them and donate the proceeds to the club. Read full book review >

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ICED by Carol Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 3, 1995

"Her obvious competitors, the Nancy Drew stories, are much cheaper, and illustrated with line drawings. (Mystery Guild main selection; national advertising; author tour)"
Regan Reilly, the LA investigator who's evidently never worked at home or for money, is at it again, this time dogging the steps of the thief who's been disguising himself as a Santa at children's parties in order to clean out paintings from some old acquaintances in Aspen, Colorado. Read full book review >

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DECK THE HALLS by Mary Higgins Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Admire the shipshape carpentry as the preposterous story purrs along while still delivering fewer thrills than most fruitcakes."
Christmas is a time for family togetherness, so it figures that this first collaboration between bestselling Mary Higgins Clark (Before I Say Good-Bye, p. 404, etc.) and her daughter Carol (Twanged, 1998, etc.) tosses together so many regulars from both authors that there's barely room for the crooks. Read full book review >

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MOBBED by Carol Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 5, 2011

"To find the unguessable culprit, you'll have to look beneath a pile of suspects who seem less menacing than bothersome, like a cloud of Jersey mosquitoes."
Private eye Regan Reilly, down at the Jersey shore to celebrate the birthday of her mother, that famous suspense writer, is on hand—you can't really say she does much more than that—for a hastily organized garage sale whose satellites include an aspiring killer. Read full book review >

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Released: June 6, 2011

"Though the book's message isn't new, patient readers may find new ways of thinking and relating to themselves and others."
Clark explores the idea of addiction as an American affliction, one that each of us must be aware of in order to recover. Read full book review >

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WHILE MY PRETTY ONE SLEEPS by Mary Higgins Clark
Released: May 8, 1989

Unusually diffuse suspense from a popular author who of late has retreated from the focused shocks of her earlier work (Where Are the Children?, etc.) into more elegant but attenuated thrills (Weep No More, My Lady, etc.). Read full book review >

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REMEMBER ME by Mary Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 2, 1994

"Readers more interested in mystery than menace may well find this her best book yet. (Literary Guild main selection; author tour)"
Everything you'd expect from the reigning queen of prepubescent female suspense: A bereaved young mother battles demons from a recent mystery, from the distant past, and from her own fearful imaginings about the impending fate of her infant daughter. Read full book review >

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I HEARD THAT SONG BEFORE by Mary Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 3, 2007

"Less peril and more mystification than usual. The conscientiously plotted result provides less tension and a longer wait before Clark's trademark velvet-glove momentum kicks in."
For her 27th suspense novel, Clark (Daddy's Little Girl, 2002, etc.) turns to the founding figure of the modern Gothic: the mysterious husband who may or may not be a killer. Read full book review >