Search Results: "Mary Higgins Clark"


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THE LOST YEARS by Mary Higgins Clark
Released: April 3, 2012

"Not much nourishment here for fans of The Da Vinci Code, but nothing to trouble Clark's gargantuan fan base either, as long as they don't mind all those felonies, all those criminals and all those coyly conspiratorial phone calls with Mr. Anonymous at the other end."
Tempers discreetly fray and corpses mount around a parchment that just might be the only surviving letter from Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

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DADDY'S GONE A HUNTING by Mary Higgins Clark
Released: April 9, 2013

"Too many characters and too much extraneous information pad this lackluster tale that will resonate with Clark die-hards but won't bring new converts to the fold."
Clark follows a complicated family mystery in this familiar story of individuals caught up in past misdeeds and present tragedies. Read full book review >

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ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE by Mary Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 19, 2001

"Along with a pretty transparent killer, fans will have to make allowances for an anniversary calendar of crime that won't stand close scrutiny and a damsel whose distress is considerably more interesting than she is. As if they cared."
A century and more after some fiend has strangled three young women in a seaside town, he's back, or somebody just like him is, in the latest damsel-in-distresser from Clark (Before I Say Good-Bye, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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I'LL BE SEEING YOU by Mary Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 1993

"But nobody will care. (Literary Guild Triple Selection for July)"
Welcome back to Clarkland, where the menace to young womanhood is piled on as thick as whipped cream, and where, this time, a TV reporter's investigation of a nefarious fertility clinic—and of her own family—is provoked by the street murder of a woman who looks like her identical twin. Read full book review >

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MOONLIGHT BECOMES YOU by Mary Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1996

"About average for Clark's G-rated thrillers, as if you were counting—with enough material on funerary customs to make you resolve to live forever. (Literary Guild Main Selection; author tour)"
The arresting opening tableau—a young woman buried alive in a satin-lined coffin—is a perfect image for the sleekly cushioned menace Clark dispenses in her 13th novel (Silent Night, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >

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ALL AROUND THE TOWN by Mary Higgins Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 4, 1992

"Just be grateful the author isn't running for office. (Literary Guild Split Dual Selection for July)"
For her ninth sure-fire bestseller, Clark returns to what she does best: using a threatened child (this time, a regressive college-student traumatized by a childhood kidnapping) to grab you by the throat and shake well. Read full book review >

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ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE by Mary Higgins Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"The mixture is as before, with a bit less of everything except suspects and red herrings."
The latest from Clark (The Sleeping Beauty Killer, 2016, etc.) is retro even for her: the maiden voyage of a trans-Atlantic ship crammed with more beautiful people, gossips, thieves, and killers than Death on the Nile—or her own daughter Carol Higgins Clark's 1992 debut, Decked. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 9, 1994

Six clean-cut criminal adventures for Alvirah Meehan, the $40- million-lottery-winning cleaning lady from Weep No More, My Lady, and her husband, Willy, who no longer sends bills for his plumbing jobs. Read full book review >

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I'LL WALK ALONE by Mary Higgins Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 5, 2011

"Fans will bite their nails to the quick while they wait for all the characters who know bits and pieces of the story to pool their knowledge before the malefactor can strike again. Experts on identity theft will marvel that no matter what raw material goes into the Clark hopper, it all comes out looking much the same."
According to Clark's unique take on identity theft, the thief doesn't just want to steal your money but to ruin your credibility, snatch your son and take your life. Read full book review >

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ALL DRESSED IN WHITE by Mary Higgins Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"Methodical, efficient, brand-name genre thrills guaranteed not to frighten the horses."
Laurie Moran and the crew of Under Suspicion (The Cinderella Murder, 2014, etc.) revisit the 5-year-old case of the bride who vanished hours before she was supposed to walk down the aisle.Read full book review >

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EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE by Mary Higgins Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Readers who recognize early on that the most suspenseful question here is whether the heroine will regain her lost love will know perfectly well whether this latest installment is for them."
Laurie Moran, intrepid executive producer of the true-crime series Under Suspicion, agrees to reopen a cold case so recent that it's hardly fair to call it cold. 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 >