Now their carefully constructed image is cracking. At age eighty-two and in failing health, Olivia Morrow knows she has little time left. Greg, and peter, a prominent financier, is under criminal investigation, a Broadway producer, is asuspect in the murder of a young woman who has been extorting money from him.
Olivia knows the identity of the young man who fathered Catherine’s child: Alex Gannon, who went on to become a world-famous doctor, scientist, and inventor holding medical patents. 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 Shadow of Your Smile #ad - But in telling monica who she really is, Olivia would have to betray Catherine’s wishes and reveal the story behind Monica’s ancestry. The last of her line, she faces a momentous choice: expose a long-held family secret, or take it with her to her grave. The only people aware of Olivia’s impending choice are those exploiting the Gannon inheritance.
The letters olivia holds are the evidence that Catherine gave birth at age seventeen to a child, a son, and gave him up for adoption.
I'll Walk Alone: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Hounded by the press, under investigation by the police, which nobody else shares, Zan, that Matthew is still alive, wracked by fear and pain and sustained only by her belief, attacked by both her angry ex-husband and a vindictive business rival, sets out to discover who is behind this cruel hoax. Now, photos surface that seem to show zan kidnapping her own child, on what would be Matthew’s fifth birthday, followed by a chain of events that suggests somebody—but who? Zan asks herself desperately, and why?—has stolen her identity.
Who has not read about—or experienced—with a sinking feeling the fear that someone else out there may be using your credit cards, accessing your bank account, even stealing your identity. 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.
In i ll walk alone, a gifted, beautiful interior designer on the threshold of a successful Manhattan career, 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, Alexandra “Zan” Moreland, but may also be impersonating her in a scheme that may involve the much more brutal crimes of kidnapping and murder.
I'll Walk Alone: A Novel #ad - Even zan’s supporters, who thinks that zan may have confessed to him a secret he cannot reveal, and Father Aiden O’Brien, the lottery winner and amateur detective, who include Alvirah Meehan, believe she may have kidnapped little Matthew. Deeply satisfying, i’ll Walk Alone is Mary Higgins Clark at the top of her form.
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. 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.
Just Take My Heart: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - 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. 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.
Woven into her plot is an eerie, little-understood but documented medical phenomenon -- the emergence of a donor's traits and memories in the recipient of a heart transplant. While natalie and her roommate, jamie Evans, were both struggling young actresses, Jamie had been involved with a mysterious married man to whom she referred only by nickname.
In the meantime, she does not realize that her own life is now at risk. The case is a plum assignment for Emily Wallace, an attractive thirty-two-year-old assistant prosecutor. 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.
Just Take My Heart: A Novel #ad - He had long been a "person of interest" and was known to have stalked Natalie to find out if she was seeing another man. Easton knows details about the Aldrich home that only someone who had been there -- to plan a murder, for instance -- could possibly know. Immediately the police suspect Natalie's theatrical agent and soon-to-be-ex-husband, Gregg Aldrich.
The Lost YearsSimon & Schuster #ad - At its center is a discovery that, if authenticated, may be the most revered document in human history—“the holiest of the holy”—and certainly the most coveted and valuable object in the world. Now, under the promise of secrecy, Jonathan is able to confirm his findings with several other experts.
Even in her dementia, Kathleen has known that her husband was carrying on a long-term affair. Stolen from the vatican Library in the 1500s, the letter was assumed to be lost forever. Within days Jonathan is found shot to death in his study. Biblical scholar jonathan lyons believes he has found the rarest of parchments—a letter that may have been written by Jesus Christ.
Did kathleen kill her husband in a jealous rage, as the police contend? or is his death tied to the larger question: Who has possession of the priceless parchment that has now gone missing? It is up to their daughter, twenty-eight-year-old Mariah, to clear her mother of murder charges and unravel the real mystery behind her father’s death.
The Lost Years #ad - At the same time, is found hiding in the study closet, Kathleen, his wife, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s, incoherent and clutching the murder weapon. But he also confides in a family friend his suspicion that someone he once trusted wants to sell the parchment and cash in. In the lost years, mary higgins clark, America’s Queen of Suspense, has written her most astonishing novel to date.
Mary higgins clark’s the lost years is at once a breathless murder mystery and a hunt for what may be the most precious religious and archaeological treasure of all time.
No Place Like Home: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Before their marriage, she reveals to him her true identity. Her peace of mind is shattered when her new husband surprises her with a gift—the house where she killed her mother. As she fights to prove her innocence, Jack, she has no idea that she and her son, are now the targets of a killer. To erase her past, her adoptive parents change her name to Celia.
And it soon becomes clear that there is someone in the community knows Celia. Despite his claim that the shooting was a deliberate act, the Juvenile Court ruled the death an accident. When the real estate agent who sold them the house is brutally murdered and Celia is the first on the crime scene, she becomes a suspect.
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, trying desperately to protect her from her estranged stepfather, Liza Barton shot her mother, Ted Cartwright.
No Place Like Home: A Novel #ad - At age twenty-eight, laurence foster, she marries a childless sixty-year-old widower, a successful interior designer in Manhattan, and they have a son. More and more, there are signs that someone in the community knows Celia’s true identity. Two years later, he makes her swear never to tell anyone so that their son, on his deathbed, Jack, will not carry the stigma of her past.
Many people, and the tabloids compared the child to the infamous murderess Lizzie Borden, however, agreed with Cartwright, pointing even to the similarity of their names.
As Time Goes By: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Betsy’s stepson, Alan Grant, bides his time nervously as the trial begins. When delaney’s friends alvirah meehan and her husband Willy offer to look into the mystery surrounding her birth, they uncover a shocking secret they do not want to reveal. His substantial inheritance hangs in the balance—his only means of making good on payments he owes his ex-wife, his children, and increasingly angry creditors.
The #1 new york times bestselling “queen of suspense” mary higgins Clark crafts a thrilling mystery in which a news reporter develops an interest in her birth parents just as she is assigned to cover the high-profile trial of a woman accused of murdering her wealthy husband. Television journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom when she begins covering a sensational murder trial.
As Time Goes By: A Novel #ad - A true classic from mary higgins clark, as Time Goes By is a thrilling read by “the mistress of high tension” The New Yorker. She should be thrilled with the story of her career, but her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts. As the trial unfolds and the damning evidence against Betsy piles up, Delaney is convinced that Betsy is not guilty and frantically tries to prove her innocence.
When her once-upon-a-time celebrity lawyer urges her to accept a plea bargain, Betsy refuses: she will go to trial to prove her innocence. On trial for murder is betsy Grant, widow of a wealthy doctor who has suffered from Alzheimer’s for eight years.
Where Are You Now?: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - It has been ten years since twenty-one-year-old Charles MacKenzie Jr. Carolyn's pursuit of the truth about Mack's disappearance swiftly plunges her into a world of unexpected danger and unanswered questions. However, he does make one ritual phone call to his mother every year: on Mother's Day. What is the secret that gus and lil kramer, know about mack's disappearance? is nick connected to the disappearance of leesey andrews, but a serial killer, 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, 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, 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.
The next morning after mass, monsignor devon MacKenzie, receives a scrawled message left in the collection basket: "Uncle Devon, her uncle, tell Carolyn she must not look for me. Mack's cryptic warning does nothing to deter his sister from taking up the search, and the polite disapproval of Elliott Wallace, Olivia, despite the angry reaction of her mother, Carolyn's honorary uncle, who is clearly in love with Olivia.
Where Are You Now?: A Novel #ad - Each time, he assures her he is fine, refuses to answer her frantic questions, then hangs up. She resolves to discover what happened to Mack and why he has found it necessary to hide from them. 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.
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.
I've Got My Eyes on YouSimon & Schuster #ad - The immediate suspect is her boyfriend, who had a bitter argument with her at the party. She does not realize that now she is putting her own life in danger… From #1 New York Times bestselling author and the “Queen of Suspense” comes a thrilling investigation asking what we truly know about those we trust, and the secrets lying in even the most idyllic of neighborhoods.
Or is there another suspect who has not yet been seen on the radar? Kerry’s older sister Aline, a twenty-eight-year-old guidance counselor, is determined to assist the prosecutor’s office in learning the truth. Then there is a twenty-year-old neighbor who was angry because she didn’t invite him to the party.
I've Got My Eyes on You #ad - The newest thriller and instant #1 new york times bestseller from Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark shows us just how far a family and a town will go to protect their own in the wake of tragedy. After a party when her parents are away, eighteen-year-old Kerry Dowling is found fully dressed at the bottom of the family pool.
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Several female employees have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct. Carter approaches the CEO, offering to persuade the victims to accept settlements in exchange for their silence. Meanwhile, rel counsel Michael Carter finds himself in a tricky spot. An electrifying new thriller from “queen of suspense” mary higgins clark!when investigative journalist Gina Kane receives an email from a “CRyan” describing her “terrible experience” while working at REL, including the comment “and I’m not the only one, a high-profile television news network, ” Gina knows she has to pursue the story.
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry: A Novel #ad - . It’s a risky endeavor, but it could well make him rich. Was ryan’s death truly an accident? and when another accuser turns up dead, Gina realizes someone—or some people—will go to depraved lengths to keep the story from seeing the light. But when ryan goes silent, gina is shocked to discover the young woman has died tragically in a Jet Ski accident while on holiday.
As more allegations emerge and the company’s IPO draws near, Carter’s attempts to keep the story from making headlines are matched only by Gina Kane’s determination to uncover the truth.
I Heard That Song Before: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - 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. 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.
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. Over the objections of her beloved grandmother Margaret O'Neil, who raised her after her parents' early deaths, she marries him.
Kay, too, has developed gnawing doubts about her husband. To her dismay, she soon finds that he is a sleepwalker whose nocturnal wanderings draw him to the spot at the pool where his wife met her end. While her parents hear her come in, she is not in her room the next morning and is never seen or heard from again.
I Heard That Song Before: A Novel #ad - In a riveting psychological thriller, Mary Higgins Clark takes the reader deep into the mysteries of the human mind, where memories may be the most dangerous things of all. Kay lansing, now living in new york and working as a librarian in Englewood, goes to see Peter Carrington to ask for permission to hold a cocktail party on his estate to benefit a literacy program, which he later grants.
One day, accompanying her father to work, six-year-old Kay succumbs to curiosity and sneaks into the chapel. Their mansion -- a historic seventeenth-century manor house transported stone by stone from Wales in 1848 -- has a hidden chapel.
You Don't Own Me Under Suspicion Book 6Simon & Schuster #ad - And what does the web of lies ensnaring the bell family have to do with a dangerous stranger, I’m sure she’s going to be missed…? You Don’t Own Me is the perfect, She is actually quite a lovely girl, who gazes at Laurie from afar and thinks, exhilarating follow up to the bestselling Every Breath You Take.
But then laurie is approached by Robert and Cynthia Bell, parents of Dr. Determined to prove kendra’s guilt and win custody over their grandchildren, they plead with Laurie to feature their son’s case on Under Suspicion, ensuring her that Kendra is willing to cooperate. The “queen of suspense” mary higgins clark and alafair burke are here with their fifth enthralling mystery in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series as television producer Laurie Moran must solve the murder of a celebrity doctor—before a mysterious stalker plots his next move.
Television producer laurie moran recently became engaged to her investigative television show’s former host, Alex Buckley, the two have been happily planning a summer wedding, preparing for Alex’s confirmation to a federal judicial appointment, and since then, and searching for the perfect New York City home for their new life together.
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The bells are sure that Martin’s disgraced and erratic wife, Kendra, carried out the murder. Martin bell, a physician who was shot dead as he pulled into the driveway of his Greenwich Village carriage house five years ago.