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Mary Higgins Clark - Author

About the Author

Born and raised in New York, Mary Higgins Clark is of Irish descent. "The Irish are, by nature, storytellers," says Clark, who considers her Irish heritage an important influence on her writing.
 

She was awarded the Grand Prix de Literature of France in 1980. Her books are published in translation around the world and are world-wide bestsellers. She is a #1 bestseller in France.
 

She was Chairman of the International Crime Congress, held in New York in May 1988. She was the 1987 president of the Mystery Writers of America and, for many years, on the Board of Directors of the Mystery Writers of America.

Featured books by Mary Higgins Clark

I've Got You Under My Skin

I've Got You Under My Skin

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2014

When Laurie Moran's husband was brutally murdered, only three-year-old Timmy saw the face of his father's killer. Five years later his piercing blue eyes still haunt Timmy's dreams. Laurie is haunted by more - the killer's threat to her son as he fled the scene: 'Tell your mother she's next, then it's your turn…' Now Laurie is dealing with murder again, this time as producer of a true-crime, cold-case television show. The series will launch with the twenty-year-old 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. The sensational murder was news nationwide. Reopening the case in its lavish setting and 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 ...small and large. And a pair of blue eyes is watching events unfold, too ...

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Daddy's Gone A-Hunting

Daddy's Gone A-Hunting

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

A dark family secret puts the lives of two sisters in grave danger Hannah Connelly is plunged into a nightmare when she learns that Connelly Fine Antique Reproductions, the family business founded by her grandfather, has been levelled by a huge explosion. The ashes reveal a startling and grisly discovery. Could the explosion have been deliberately set? And what was Kate, Hannah's sister and a highflyer in an accounting firm, doing in the building in the middle of the night? With Kate lying in a coma in hospital, it is now down to Hannah to discover what truly happened. But little does she know that someone will do anything they can to prevent Kate regaining consciousness. Will Hannah find out the truth before that person kills to save himself?

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Other books by Mary Higgins Clark

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

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, a high-profile television news network, including the comment 'and I'm not the only one,' Gina knows she has to pursue the story. But when Ryan goes silent, Gina is shocked to discover the young woman has died tragically in a Jet Ski accident while on holiday. Meanwhile, REL counsel Michael Carter finds himself in a tricky spot. 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. It's a risky endeavor, but it could well make him rich. 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. 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. The novels of Mary Higgins Clark are perfect for fans of Sabine Durant, Shari Lapena and everyone who loves a good mystery... *** Praise for Mary Higgins Clark *** 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night' USA Today

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

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, a high-profile television news network, including the comment 'and I'm not the only one,' Gina knows she has to pursue the story. But when Ryan goes silent, Gina is shocked to discover the young woman has died tragically in a Jet Ski accident while on holiday. Meanwhile, REL counsel Michael Carter finds himself in a tricky spot. 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. It's a risky endeavor, but it could well make him rich. 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. 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. The novels of Mary Higgins Clark are perfect for fans of Sabine Durant, Shari Lapena and everyone who loves a good mystery... *** Praise for Mary Higgins Clark *** 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night' USA Today

You Don't Own Me

You Don't Own Me

Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The extraordinary new novel from the grande dame of suspense, Mary Higgins Clark, and Alafair Burke. Mary Higgins Clark published her first suspense thriller in 1974, and has been writing ever since. Each of her 51 books has been a bestseller and all of her novels remain in print, with her debut, Where are the Children, now in its seventy-fifth printing. In 2014, Clark joined forces with novelist Alafair Burke to begin the Under Suspicion series, about television producer Laurie Moran and her crew tracking down and solving unsolvable cold-cases. Laurie and her team have uncovered the worst of humanity over the years, from the murder of a rich woman at the Met Gala ball to the gunning-down of Laurie's own husband. And now Laurie and her crew will be faced with their most difficult case yet... *** Praise for Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke *** 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night' USA Today

You Don't Own Me

You Don't Own Me

Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The extraordinary new novel from the grande dame of suspense, Mary Higgins Clark, and Alafair Burke. Mary Higgins Clark published her first suspense thriller in 1974, and has been writing ever since. Each of her 51 books has been a bestseller and all of her novels remain in print, with her debut, Where are the Children, now in its seventy-fifth printing. In 2014, Clark joined forces with novelist Alafair Burke to begin the Under Suspicion series, about television producer Laurie Moran and her crew tracking down and solving unsolvable cold-cases. Laurie and her team have uncovered the worst of humanity over the years, from the murder of a rich woman at the Met Gala ball to the gunning-down of Laurie's own husband. And now Laurie and her crew will be faced with their most difficult case yet... *** Praise for Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke *** 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night' USA Today

I've Got My Eyes on You

I've Got My Eyes on You

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

The extraordinary new thriller from the Queen of Suspense and global bestseller, Mary Higgins Clark. Eighteen-year-old Kerry Dowling is found fully dressed at the bottom of the family pool. She threw a party the night before, while her parents were away; her house was full of people. But no one saw anything. The police immediately suspect her boyfriend, with whom she had a bitter argument at the party. But other people had a grudge against Kerry, too, including her twenty-year-old neighbour. Everyone knows he wanted to come to the party. Everyone knows how angry he was that Kerry didn't invite him. As the police flail about for answers, Kerry's older sister Aline decides to take matters into her own hands. But by trying to solve her sister's murder, Aline may be putting her own life in danger... * * * Praise for Mary Higgins Clark * * * 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night'USA Today

I've Got My Eyes on You

I've Got My Eyes on You

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

The extraordinary new thriller from the Queen of Suspense and global bestseller, Mary Higgins Clark. Eighteen-year-old Kerry Dowling is found fully dressed at the bottom of the family pool. She threw a party the night before, while her parents were away; her house was full of people. But no one saw anything. The police immediately suspect her boyfriend, with whom she had a bitter argument at the party. But other people had a grudge against Kerry, too, including her twenty-year-old neighbour. Everyone knows he wanted to come to the party. Everyone knows how angry he was that Kerry didn't invite him. As the police flail about for answers, Kerry's older sister Aline decides to take matters into her own hands. But by trying to solve her sister's murder, Aline may be putting her own life in danger... * * * Praise for Mary Higgins Clark * * * 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night'USA Today

You Don't Own Me

You Don't Own Me

Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2018

The extraordinary new novel from the grande dame of suspense, Mary Higgins Clark, and Alafair Burke. Mary Higgins Clark published her first suspense thriller in 1974, and has been writing ever since. Each of her 51 books has been a bestseller and all of her novels remain in print, with her debut, Where are the Children, now in its seventy-fifth printing. In 2014, Clark joined forces with novelist Alafair Burke to begin the Under Suspicion series, about television producer Laurie Moran and her crew tracking down and solving unsolvable cold-cases. Laurie and her team have uncovered the worst of humanity over the years, from the murder of a rich woman at the Met Gala ball to the gunning-down of Laurie's own husband. And now Laurie and her crew will be faced with their most difficult case yet... *** Praise for Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke *** 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night' USA Today

You Don't Own Me

You Don't Own Me

Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/11/2018

The extraordinary new novel from the grande dame of suspense, Mary Higgins Clark, and Alafair Burke. Mary Higgins Clark published her first suspense thriller in 1974, and has been writing ever since. Each of her 51 books has been a bestseller and all of her novels remain in print, with her debut, Where are the Children, now in its seventy-fifth printing. In 2014, Clark joined forces with novelist Alafair Burke to begin the Under Suspicion series, about television producer Laurie Moran and her crew tracking down and solving unsolvable cold-cases. Laurie and her team have uncovered the worst of humanity over the years, from the murder of a rich woman at the Met Gala ball to the gunning-down of Laurie's own husband. And now Laurie and her crew will be faced with their most difficult case yet... *** Praise for Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke *** 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night' USA Today

Every Breath You Take

Every Breath You Take

Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

The unmissable thriller from the Grande Dame of Suspense, MARY HIGGINS CLARK, and New York Times bestselling author ALAFAIR BURKE. The Met Gala ball: the world's most glamorous fundraising party, an incredible night where the rich and famous wear extraordinary designer gowns and rub shoulders in New York's famous Metropolitan Museum of Art. People would kill for an invitation. Three years ago, Virginia Wakeling, a member of the Met's board of trustees and one of the museum's most generous donors, was found dead in the snow outside the building. Police soon discovered that she'd been thrown from the roof during the Met Gala, but no one has ever been arrested for her murder. Although suspicion has always hovered around Virginia's much younger boyfriend, there are a bevy of suspects. Laurie Moran decides to investigate Virginia's death for her successful cold-cases television show, Under Suspicion. But the more she pries into Virginia's murder, the closer Laurie comes to discovering just how dangerous an invitation to the Met Gala can be... Praise for Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke 'The grande dame of American thriller writing' Los Angeles Times Book Review 'Clark and Burke's collaboration is as smooth as rum and coke, with just enough kick to make the reader thirsty for another' Publishers Weekly on All Dressed in White

Every Breath You Take

Every Breath You Take

Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

The unmissable thriller from the Grande Dame of Suspense, MARY HIGGINS CLARK, and New York Times bestselling author ALAFAIR BURKE. The Met Gala ball: the world's most glamorous fundraising party, an incredible night where the rich and famous wear extraordinary designer gowns and rub shoulders in New York's famous Metropolitan Museum of Art. People would kill for an invitation. Three years ago, Virginia Wakeling, a member of the Met's board of trustees and one of the museum's most generous donors, was found dead in the snow outside the building. Police soon discovered that she'd been thrown from the roof during the Met Gala, but no one has ever been arrested for her murder. Although suspicion has always hovered around Virginia's much younger boyfriend, there are a bevy of suspects. Laurie Moran decides to investigate Virginia's death for her successful cold-cases television show, Under Suspicion. But the more she pries into Virginia's murder, the closer Laurie comes to discovering just how dangerous an invitation to the Met Gala can be... Praise for Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke 'The grande dame of American thriller writing' Los Angeles Times Book Review 'Clark and Burke's collaboration is as smooth as rum and coke, with just enough kick to make the reader thirsty for another' Publishers Weekly on All Dressed in White

I've Got My Eyes on You

I've Got My Eyes on You

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2018

The extraordinary new thriller from the Queen of Suspense and global bestseller, Mary Higgins Clark. Eighteen-year-old Kerry Dowling is found fully dressed at the bottom of the family pool. She threw a party the night before, while her parents were away; her house was full of people. But no one saw anything. The police immediately suspect her boyfriend, with whom she had a bitter argument at the party. But other people had a grudge against Kerry, too, including her twenty-year-old neighbour. Everyone knows he wanted to come to the party. Everyone knows how angry he was that Kerry didn't invite him. As the police flail about for answers, Kerry's older sister Aline decides to take matters into her own hands. But by trying to solve her sister's murder, Aline may be putting her own life in danger... * * * Praise for Mary Higgins Clark * * * 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night'USA Today

I've Got My Eyes on You

I've Got My Eyes on You

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2018

The extraordinary new thriller from the Queen of Suspense and global bestseller, Mary Higgins Clark. Eighteen-year-old Kerry Dowling is found fully dressed at the bottom of the family pool. She threw a party the night before, while her parents were away; her house was full of people. But no one saw anything. The police immediately suspect her boyfriend, with whom she had a bitter argument at the party. But other people had a grudge against Kerry, too, including her twenty-year-old neighbour. Everyone knows he wanted to come to the party. Everyone knows how angry he was that Kerry didn't invite him. As the police flail about for answers, Kerry's older sister Aline decides to take matters into her own hands. But by trying to solve her sister's murder, Aline may be putting her own life in danger... * * * Praise for Mary Higgins Clark * * * 'I adore Mary Higgins Clark' Karin Slaughter 'Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death' New York Times 'Clark plays out her story like the pro that she is . . . flawless' Daily Mirror 'Should come with a warning: start in the evening and you'll be reading late into the night'USA Today

Csipkerozsika-gyilkossag

Csipkerozsika-gyilkossag

Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke Format: eBook Release Date: 28/02/2018

Ime, A gyanu arnyekaban sorozat negyedik epizodja a New York Times bestseller szerzoje, a "e;feszultsegteremtes kiralynoje"e;, Mary Higgins Clark es a napjainkban onallo irokent is sikeres Alafair Burke tollabol!A televzis producer, Laurie Moran ezttal egy olyan nA nek prbl segteni, akit szerinte jogtalanul tltek el.Tizent ve annak, hogy Casey Cartert bebrtnztk a vA legnye meggyilkolsrt, m a magt mindvgig rtatlannak vall nA elszntan kzd azrt, hogy tisztra mossa a nevt. gy ltja, rtatlansga bebizonytsnak egyetlen mdja, ha a megtrtnt eseteket feldolgoz sorozat, A gyan rnykban kvetkezA epizdja az A trtnett mesli elA mA sor producere, Laurie Moran hisz Casey rtatlansgban, s szeretne neki segteni. De mivel trsa, Alex Buckley sznetelteti a televzis tevkenysgt, a sorozat j hzigazdt kap a Harvardon vgzett, nagymenA jogsz, Ryan Nichols szemlyben. A nagykpA Ryan tveszi a mA sor irnytst, sA t, megprblja lebeszlni Laurie-t Casey gyrA l, mivel A biztos a nA bA nssgben.Laurie-nak egyszerre kell megkzdenie az ntelt, egocentrikus jonccal, egy knyrtelen pletykarovat-szerzA vel s Casey rossz hrnevvel, hogy vgleg bebizonytsa Casey rtatlansgt.Mr, ha valban nem A kvette el a gyilkossgotA gyan rnykban sorozat korbbi rszei Tged nem lehet elfelejteni, A HamupipA ke-gyilkossg s Mg a hall el nem vlaszt cmmel jelentek meg.

All By Myself, Alone

All By Myself, Alone

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2018

The thrilling new novel from the multi-million copy global bestselling author, 'Queen of Suspense' Mary Higgins Clark. A glamorous cruise on a luxurious ocean liner turns deadly... Fleeing the humiliating arrest of her husband-to-be on the eve of their wedding, Celia Kilbride, a gems and jewellery expert, hopes to escape from public attention by lecturing on a brand-new cruise ship, the Queen Charlotte. On board she meets eighty-six-year-old Lady Emily Haywood - the owner of a priceless emerald necklace that she intends to leave to a museum after the cruise. But three days out to sea Lady Emily is found dead - with the necklace missing. And the list of suspects is large and growing. Celia sets out to find the killer, not realizing that she has put herself in mortal danger before the ship reaches its final destination...

All By Myself, Alone

All By Myself, Alone

Author: Mary Higgins Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2018

The thrilling new novel from the multi-million copy global bestselling author, 'Queen of Suspense' Mary Higgins Clark. A glamorous cruise on a luxurious ocean liner turns deadly... Fleeing the humiliating arrest of her husband-to-be on the eve of their wedding, Celia Kilbride, a gems and jewellery expert, hopes to escape from public attention by lecturing on a brand-new cruise ship, the Queen Charlotte. On board she meets eighty-six-year-old Lady Emily Haywood - the owner of a priceless emerald necklace that she intends to leave to a museum after the cruise. But three days out to sea Lady Emily is found dead - with the necklace missing. And the list of suspects is large and growing. Celia sets out to find the killer, not realizing that she has put herself in mortal danger before the ship reaches its final destination...

Every Breath You Take

Every Breath You Take

Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke Format: eBook Release Date: 14/12/2017

The unmissable thriller from the Grande Dame of Suspense, MARY HIGGINS CLARK, and New York Times bestselling author ALAFAIR BURKE.The Met Gala ball: the world's most glamorous fundraising party, an incredible night where the rich and famous wear extraordinary designer gowns and rub shoulders in New York's famous Metropolitan Museum of Art. People would kill for an invitation. Three years ago, Virginia Wakeling, a member of the Met's board of trustees and one of the museum's most generous donors, was found dead in the snow outside the building. Police soon discovered that she'd been thrown from the roof during the Met Gala, but no one has ever been arrested for her murder. Although suspicion has always hovered around Virginia's much younger boyfriend, there are a bevy of suspects. Laurie Moran decides to investigate Virginia's death for her successful cold-cases television show, Under Suspicion. But the more she pries into Virginia's murder, the closer Laurie comes to discovering just how dangerous an invitation to the Met Gala can be Praise for Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke ';The grande dame of American thriller writing' Los Angeles Times Book Review ';Clark and Burkes collaboration is as smooth as rum and coke, with just enough kick to make the reader thirsty for another' Publishers Weekly on All Dressed in White

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