In a riveting and unputdownable thriller from the Queen of Suspense, a young woman is ensnared into returning to a place she had wanted to leave behind forever—her childhood home. At the age of ten, liza barton shot her mother, trying desperately to protect her from her estranged stepfather, Ted Cartwright.
No Place Like Home: A Novel #ad - Before their marriage, she reveals to him her true identity. Despite his claim that the shooting was a deliberate act, the Juvenile Court ruled the death an accident. Two years later, on his deathbed, he makes her swear never to tell anyone so that their son, Jack, will not carry the stigma of her past. Her peace of mind is shattered when her new husband surprises her with a gift—the house where she killed her mother.
Two years later, Celia is happily remarried. At age twenty-eight, laurence foster, a successful interior designer in Manhattan, she marries a childless sixty-year-old widower, and they have a son. To erase her past, her adoptive parents change her name to Celia.
Where Are You Now?: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Carolyn's pursuit of the truth about Mack's disappearance swiftly plunges her into a world of unexpected danger and unanswered questions. A columbia university senior, about to graduate and already accepted at Duke University Law School, he walked out of his apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side without a word to his college roommates and has never been seen again.
She has endured two family tragedies, yet she realizes that she will never be able to have closure and get on with her life until she finds her brother. Mack" went missing. Even the death of his father, a corporate lawyer, in the tragedy of 9/11 does not bring him home or break the pattern of his calls. Each time, he assures her he is fine, refuses to answer her frantic questions, then hangs up.
Where Are You Now?: A Novel #ad - What is the secret that gus and lil kramer, who had last been seen in his trendy club? can the police possibly believe that mack is not only alive, the superintendents of the building in which Mack was living, the charismatic club owner Nick DeMarco and the cold and wealthy real estate tycoon Bruce Galbraith, have to hide? What do Mack's old roommates, know about Mack's disappearance? Is Nick connected to the disappearance of Leesey Andrews, but a serial killer, a shadowy predator of young women? Was Mack also guilty of the brutal murder of his drama teacher and the theft of his taped sessions with her? Carolyn's passionate search for the truth about her brother -- and for her brother himself -- leads her into a deadly confrontation with someone close to her whose secret he cannot allow her to reveal.
She resolves to discover what happened to Mack and why he has found it necessary to hide from them. It has been ten years since twenty-one-year-old Charles MacKenzie Jr. From america's queen of suspense comes a gripping tale of a young woman trying to unravel the mystery of a family tragedy -- a quest with terrifying repercussions.
I Heard That Song Before: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - She believes that the key to the truth about his guilt or innocence lies in the scene she witnessed as a child in the chapel and knows she must learn the identity of the man and woman who quarreled there that day. Their mansion -- a historic seventeenth-century manor house transported stone by stone from Wales in 1848 -- has a hidden chapel.
At age forty-two, head of the family business empire, he is still "a person of interest" in the eyes of the police, not only for Susan Althorp's disappearance but also for the subsequent drowning death of his own pregnant wife in their swimming pool. One day, accompanying her father to work, six-year-old Kay succumbs to curiosity and sneaks into the chapel.
I Heard That Song Before: A Novel #ad - . I heard that song before once again dramatically reconfirms Mary Higgins Clark's worldwide reputation as a master storyteller. Gladys wants to know before she dies. Susan althorp's mother, gladys, has always been convinced that Peter Carrington is responsible for her daughter's disappearance, a belief shared by many in the community.
Yet, she plunges into this pursuit realizing that "that knowledge may not be enough to save my husband's life, if indeed it deserves to be saved. What kay does not even remotely suspect is that uncovering what lies behind these memories may cost her her own life. There, she overhears a quarrel between a man and a woman who is demanding money from him.
At the center of her novel is kay lansing, who has grown up in Englewood, New Jersey, daughter of the landscaper to the wealthy and powerful Carrington family.
Nighttime Is My Time: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - She does not suspect that among the distinguished people she is greeting is The Owl, a murderer nearing the countdown on his mission of vengeance against the Stonecroft women who had mocked and humiliated him, with Jean his final intended victim. One by one she sees the other honorees, whose dazzling exterior belies the fact that her television career is sinking, the class beauty, who has never been able to resolve the pain of his own adolescence; Gordon Amory, including Laura Wilcox, and the four men who, a popular comedian, an acerbic and successful playwright, a media mogul, had spent four bitterly unhappy years at Stonecroft: Carter formerly Howie Stewart, once the class nerd; renowned child psychiatrist and talk-show celebrity Mark Fleischman, like Jean, hardly recognizable as the awkward boy who was the butt of cruel jokes; Robby Brent, whose caustic humor emanates from a childhood of rejection.
In nighttime is my time, mary higgins clark creates a riveting novel of psychological suspense, penetrating behind the pervading façade of status and respectability to depict the mind of a killer. She had always kept the child's existence a secret, so who has found out? And why the implied threat now? Struggling to conceal her fears, Jean arrives at the hotel where the reunion is being held.
Nighttime Is My Time: A Novel #ad - Also adding to jean's sense of unease is a taunting, referring to her daughter, a child she had given up for adoption twenty years ago, anonymous fax she has just received, Lily, the offspring of a romance between her and a West Point cadet killed in an accident a week before graduation. Omnipresent is an old classmate, the chairman of the reunion, Jack Emerson, whose reasons for spearheading the event may be motivated by something other than class spirit.
At the award dinner, jean is introduced to sam deegan, a detective obsessed for years by the unsolved murder of a young woman in Cornwall, who may also hold the key to the identity of the Stonecroft killer and the source of the anonymous threat to her child. There is, drowned in her pool during an early- morning swim, something uneasy in the air: one woman in the group about to be feted, the fifth woman in the class whose life has come to a sudden, high-powered Hollywood agent, however, Alison Kendall, died just a few days before, a beautiful, mysterious end.
Just Take My Heart: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - In the meantime, she does not realize that her own life is now at risk. Natalie raines, one of broadway's brightest stars, accidentally discovers who killed her former roommate and sets in motion a series of shocking events that puts more than one life in extreme peril. Easton knows details about the Aldrich home that only someone who had been there -- to plan a murder, for instance -- could possibly know.
Unaware of his violent past, she gives him a key to her home. Natalie comes face to face with him years later and inadvertently addresses him by the nickname Jamie had used. He had long been a "person of interest" and was known to have stalked Natalie to find out if she was seeing another man. As aldrich's trial is making headlines, her boss warns Emily that this high-profile case will reveal personal matters about her, such as the fact that she had a heart transplant.
Just Take My Heart: A Novel #ad - A few days later, natalie is found in her home in Closter, New Jersey, dying from a gunshot wound. But no charges are brought against him until two years later, a career criminal, when Jimmy Easton, suddenly comes forward to claim that Aldrich had tried to hire him to kill his wife. A compelling novel that probes the mysteries of the human heart and mind, Just Take My Heart is Mary Higgins Clark's most spellbinding tale.
And, during the trial, emily experiences sentiments that defy all reason and continue after Gregg Aldrich's fate is decided by the jury.
The Shadow of Your SmileSimon & Schuster #ad - Monica farrell, catherine’s granddaughter, stands as the rightful heir to what remains of the family fortune. Olivia has in her possession letters from her deceased cousin Catherine, a nun, now being considered for beatification by the Catholic Church—the final step before sainthood. The last of her line, she faces a momentous choice: expose a long-held family secret, or take it with her to her grave.
In her lifetime, Sister Catherine had founded seven hospitals for disabled children. In the shadow of your smile, worldwide bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark weaves a spellbinding thriller revolving around a long-held family secret that threatens to emerge and take the life of an unsuspecting heiress.
The Shadow of Your Smile #ad - Greg, is under criminal investigation, a Broadway producer, and Peter, a prominent financier, is asuspect in the murder of a young woman who has been extorting money from him. To silence olivia and prevent Monica from learning the secret, some of them will stop at nothing—even murder. Olivia knows the identity of the young man who fathered Catherine’s child: Alex Gannon, scientist, who went on to become a world-famous doctor, and inventor holding medical patents.
Now their carefully constructed image is cracking. But in telling monica who she really is, Olivia would have to betray Catherine’s wishes and reveal the story behind Monica’s ancestry. After his case was pronounced medically hopeless, the boy’s desperate mother had organized a prayer crusade to Sister Catherine, leading to his miraculous recovery.
Clark’s riveting new novel explores the juxtaposition of medical science and religious faith, and the search for identity by the daughter of a man adopted at birth.
I'll Walk Alone: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - In i ll walk alone, is terrified to discover that somebody is not only using her credit cards and manipulating her financial accounts to bankrupt her and destroy her reputation, a gifted, beautiful interior designer on the threshold of a successful Manhattan career, Alexandra “Zan” Moreland, but may also be impersonating her in a scheme that may involve the much more brutal crimes of kidnapping and murder.
Now, photos surface that seem to show zan kidnapping her own child, followed by a chain of events that suggests somebody—but who? Zan asks herself desperately, on what would be Matthew’s fifth birthday, and why?—has stolen her identity. Even zan’s supporters, and father aiden o’brien, who thinks that Zan may have confessed to him a secret he cannot reveal, who include Alvirah Meehan, the lottery winner and amateur detective, believe she may have kidnapped little Matthew.
I'll Walk Alone: A Novel #ad - Zan is already haunted by the disappearance of her own son, Matthew, kidnapped in broad daylight two years ago in Central Park—a tragedy that has left her torn between hope and despair. Hounded by the press, which nobody else shares, wracked by fear and pain and sustained only by her belief, attacked by both her angry ex-husband and a vindictive business rival, that Matthew is still alive, under investigation by the police, Zan, sets out to discover who is behind this cruel hoax.
The queen of suspense is back! mary higgins clark’s new novel—the thirtieth and most spine-chilling of her long career as America’s most beloved author of suspense fiction— is about the newest and most up-to-date of crimes: identity theft. Zan herself begins to doubt her own sanity, in the kind of fast-paced explosive ending that is Mary Higgins Clark’s trademark, until, the pieces of the puzzle fall into place with an unexpected and shocking revelation.
What she does not realize is that with every step she takes toward the truth, she is putting herself— and those she loves most—in mortal danger from the person who has ingeniously plotted out her destruction.
The Second Time Around: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Carley is the stepsister of Spencer's wife, an aggressive PR woman and socialite, Lynn, whom she dislikes and distrusts. That night, new york, she narrowly escapes death when her mansion in Bedford, is set on fire. She turns to carley, begging her to use her investigative skills to prove that she was not her husband's accomplice.
The second time around is mary higgins Clark at her best, telling a story that intertwines fiction with the stuff of real-life headlines in a novel of breathtaking suspense and surprises. His private plane crashes en route to Puerto Rico, but his body is not found. Early results of the vaccine seemed highly promising.
In a novel that reaffirms her reputation as "America's Queen of Suspense, " Mary Higgins Clark delivers a gripping tale of deception and tantalizing suspense. Yet, coinciding with Nicholas Spencer's disappearance comes news that the FDA is denying approval. Accused of having participated in the scam, she appears indifferent to the anger and despair of the people attending, among them a man whose child has cancer and who is now about to lose his home.
The Second Time Around: A Novel #ad - Then follows the shocking revelation that Spencer had looted Gen-stone of huge sums of money -- including the lifetime savings of people who had risked every penny they had. Marcia "carley" decarlo, the thirty-two-year-old columnist for the Wall Street Weekly, is assigned to cover the story. The day after news of her husband's disappearance rocks the financial and medical world, Lynn attends a meeting of the stockholders of Gen-stone, flaunting expensive clothing and jewelry.
Two Little Girls in Blue: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Margaret and steve frawley celebrate the third birthday of their twin girls, Kelly and Kathy, with an afternoon party in their new home, a modest fixer-upper in Ridgefield, Connecticut. At the private memorial mass for Kathy, Kelly tugs Margaret's arm and says: "Mommy, Kathy is very scared of that lady.
Steve frawley's firm, a global investment company, agrees to pay the ransom. The evening of the twins' birthday party, Steve and Margaret attend a black-tie dinner in New York. The kidnapper, who identifies himself as the "Pied Piper, a call will come, " makes his terms known -- on delivery of the ransom, revealing the girls' whereabouts.
Two Little Girls in Blue: A Novel #ad - She wants to come home right now. More unexplainable occurrences follow, indicating that Kelly is in touch with Kathy. The call comes, but only Kelly is in the car parked behind a deserted restaurant. The novel reaches a breathtaking climax as they close in on the Pied Piper and his accomplices, while Kathy's life hangs by a thread.
. In delving into the well-documented but still unexplained phenomenon of twin telepathy, Mary Higgins Clark tells a spellbinding tale that takes us deep into the minds of her characters while lifting us to the heights of suspense. In a riveting new thriller, worldwide bestselling suspense writer Mary Higgins Clark weaves the mystery of twin telepathy into a mother's search for a kidnapped child, presumed dead.
When they return home, and they are told that the babysitter had been found unconscious, the children are gone, the police are in the house, and a note demanding an eight-million-dollar ransom had been left in their room.
Remember MeSimon & Schuster #ad - The birth of their daughter, has revitalized their relationship, Hannah, but Menley has never stopped blaming herself for the accidental death of her two-year-old son. Then adam takes on a client suspected of murder when his wealthy young bride of only three months drowns in a storm -- and the family is drawn into a rising tide of terror.
Remember Me #ad - . A killer turns a young family's dream holiday into an unfathomable nightmare. Menley nichols and her husband, rent a house on Cape Cod, Adam, a criminal attorney, in the hope of restoring their faltering marriage. A confrontation on a dark, rain-swept beach leads to a harrowing climax that only Mary Higgins Clark could have created.
The serenity of the Cape promises a new start. In remember house, strange incidents force Menley to relive the accident that killed her son, an eighteenth-century landmark with a sinister past, and she begins to fear for Hannah's safety.
On the Street Where You LiveSimon & Schuster #ad - Following the acrimonious breakup of her marriage and the searing experience of being pursued by an obsessed stalker, criminal defense attorney Emily Graham accepts an offer to leave Albany and work in a major law firm in Manhattan. Feeling a need for roots, she buys her ancestral home, a restored Victorian house in the historic New Jersey seaside resort town of Spring Lake.
Her family had sold the house in 1892, Madeline Shapley, then still a young girl, after one of Emily's forebears, disappeared. Within her skeletal hand is the finger bone of another woman with a ring still on it -- a Shapley family heirloom. Now, more than a century later, as the house is being renovated and the backyard excavated for a pool, the skeleton of a young woman is found.
On the Street Where You Live #ad - In seeking to find the link between her family's past and the recent murder, Emily becomes a threat to a devious and seductive killer, who has chosen her as the next victim. In the gripping new novel from america's Queen of Suspense, a young woman is haunted by two murders that are closely linked -- despite the one hundred and ten years that separate them.
She is identified as Martha Lawrence, who had disappeared from Spring Lake over four year ago.