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Daddy's Gone A-Hunting by Mary Higgins Clark

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A highly prolific author of mostly ‘family in jeopardy’ suspense novels gives us a tale of a dreadful fire destroying a family business and nearly killing one of its owners. The victim’s younger sister seeks answers. This is not one of her best but Higgins Clark is very professional and if you are new to her you’ve got some great backlist titles to absorb. If you are a fan then you’ve got to read this while you’re waiting for the next.

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Daddy's Gone A-Hunting by Mary Higgins Clark

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?

About the Author

Mary Higgins Clark

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.

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2nd January 2014


Mary Higgins Clark

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Simon & Schuster Ltd


464 pages


Thriller / Suspense
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