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Mary Higgins Clark

Biography

Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, #1 international and New York Times bestselling author, has written 34 suspense novels; three collections of short stories; a historical novel, MOUNT VERNON LOVE STORY; two children’s books, including THE MAGICAL CHRISTMAS HORSE; and a memoir, KITCHEN PRIVILEGES. With her daughter Carol Higgins Clark, she has coauthored five more suspense novels, and also wrote THE CINDERELLA MURDER with bestselling author Alafair Burke. Her books have sold more than 100 million copies in the United States alone.

Mary Higgins Clark

Books by Mary Higgins Clark

by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Five years ago, Amanda Pierce was excitedly preparing to marry her college sweetheart. Then, with their guests and families all gathered together, she disappeared. In present-day New York City, Laurie Moran realizes a missing bride is the perfect cold case for her investigative television series, “Under Suspicion.” She and her team set out to recreate the night of the disappearance at the Florida resort with Amanda’s friends and family in attendance. Laurie and “Under Suspicion” host Alex Buckley quickly realize everyone has a theory about why Amanda vanished into thin air.

by Mary Higgins Clark - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

As the sole assistant to a famous upscale interior designer, Lane Harmon is accustomed to visiting opulent homes. When called upon to assist in redecorating a modest townhouse in Bergen County, she learns the home belongs to the wife of notorious and disgraced financier Parker Bennett, who has been missing for two years. Gradually, Lane finds herself drawn to Eric, the Bennetts’ son, who is determined to prove that his father is not guilty. Lane doesn’t know that the closer she gets to the Bennetts, the more she puts her life --- and her daughter's life --- in jeopardy.

by Mary Higgins Clark - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Television journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom after she begins covering a sensational murder trial. She should be thrilled, yet her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts. 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. On trial for murder is Betsy Grant, widow of a wealthy doctor who has been an Alzheimer’s victim for eight years. 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.

by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Television producer Laurie Moran believes she has the ideal case to feature on an episode of her reality drama, “Under Suspicion”: the Cinderella Murder. When Susan Dempsey, a beautiful and multi-talented UCLA student, was found dead, her murder raised numerous questions. With the help of lawyer and host Alex Buckley, Laurie knows the case will attract great ratings. The suspense and drama are perfect for the silver screen. But is Cinderella’s murderer ready for a close-up?

by Mary Higgins Clark - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Producer Laurie Moran’s true crime television show will launch with the unsolved murder of Betsy Powell. Betsy, a socialite, was found suffocated in her bed after a gala celebrating the graduation of her daughter and three friends. Reopening the case with the cooperation of the surviving guests that night, Laurie is sure to have a hit on her hands. But when the estranged friends begin filming, it becomes clear each is hiding secrets.

by Mary Higgins Clark - Fiction, Mystery

Kate and Hannah Connelly are sisters whose family-owned furniture firm, founded by their grandfather and famous for its fine reproductions of antiques, explodes into flames in the middle of the night. All the buildings are leveled to the ground, including the museum where priceless antiques have been on permanent display for years. The ashes reveal a startling and grisly discovery, and provoke a host of suspicions and questions.

by Mary Higgins Clark - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Weddings

Biblical scholar Jonathan Lyons believes he has a letter that may have been written by Jesus Christ. Stolen from the Vatican library in the 15th century, it was assumed to be lost forever. But on the eve before his own murder, he confides to Father Aiden O’Brien, a family friend, that one of those whom he trusted most is determined to keep it from being returned to the Vatican.

by Mary Higgins Clark - Mystery

New York's trendy magazines are a source of peril when a killer enacts a bizarre dance of death, using the personal ads to lure his victims...