Автор: Clark Mary Higgins Название: Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories ISBN: 1501111000 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781501111006 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 3300 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: A one-of-a-kind mystery collection that showcases the immense storytelling talent #1 New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark has honed over her tremendous careerincluding a bone-chilling, previously unpublished short story forty years in the making.
In 1974, master storyteller Mary Higgins Clark began writing a novella inspired by the dark side of the New York City fashion world. She then put the unfinished manuscript aside to write Where Are the Children?, the novel that would launch her career. Forty years later, Clark returned to that novella and wrote its ending.
Nowfor the first time everDeath Wears a Beauty Mask is available for readers along with a stunning array of short fiction that spans her remarkable career.
From Clarks first-ever published story (1956s Stowaway), to classic tales featuring some of her most memorable characters, Death Wears A Beauty Mask And Other Stories is a jewel of a collection brimming over with the chills and heart-pounding drama weve come to expect from the Queen of Suspense. Death Wears A Beauty Mask And Other Stories is a spine-tingling read and a special glimpse into the evolution of a world-class writing career.
Автор: Clark Mary Higgins Название: I`ll Walk Alone ISBN: 1439180970 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781439180976 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 3300 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Two years after the day that her son, Matthew, was kidnapped in broad daylight in Central Park, Alexandra Moreland still finds herself torn between hope and despair. As no trace of Matthew was ever found, she has never been able to give him up for dead. But now, on what would have been Matthew's fifth birthday, photos surface that seem to show Alexandra kidnapping her own child. Then, as her bank accounts are suddenly drained, and her reputation as a successful architect comes under immense pressure, Alexandra begins to suspect that someone is using her credit cards to steal her identity. But who would want to ruin her so completely? Hounded by the press, under investigation by the police, attacked by both her angry ex-husband and a vindictive business rival, Alexandra, sustained only by her belief that Matthew is still alive, sets out to discover who is behind this cruel hoax. Little does she realize that with every step she takes toward the truth, she is putting herself -and those she loves most - in mortal danger.
Автор: Clark, Mary Higgins Название: Cradle Will Fall ISBN: 0671741195 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780671741198 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 5690 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: A minor road accident landed county prosecutor Katie DeMaio in Westlake Hospital. That night, from her window, she thought she saw a man load a woman's body into the trunk of a car...or was it just a sleeping pill-induced nightmare? At work the next day, Katie began investigating a suicide that looked more like murder. Initial evidence pointed elsewhere, but medical examiner Richard Carroll saw a trail leading to Dr. Edgar Highley. He suspected that the famous doctor's work "curing" infertile women was more than controversial--that it was deceitful, depraived, and often deadly. But before Richard could tell Katie his fears, she left the office for the weekend and an appointment for routine surgery...in Dr. Highley's operating room.
Автор: Clark, Mary Higgins Название: Cry In The Night ISBN: 0671886665 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780671886660 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Рейтинг: Цена: 4120 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Mary Higgins Clark, the New York Times bestselling "Queen of Suspense" shares another story filled with intrigue and mystery. When Jenny MacPartland meets the man of her dreams while working in a New York art gallery, she's ecstatic. Painter Erich Krueger -- whose exquisite landscapes are making him a huge success -- is handsome, sensitive...and utterly in love with her.
They marry quickly and Jenny plans a loving home on Erich's vast Minnesota farm. But lonely days and eerie nights strain her nerves to the breaking point and test her sanity. Caught in a whirlpool of shattering events, Jenny soon unearths a past more terrifying than she dares imagine...tragic secrets that threaten her marriage, her children, her life.
Автор: Clark, Mary Higgins Название: Stranger Is Watching ISBN: 0671741209 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780671741204 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Рейтинг: Цена: 3300 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Ronald Thompson knows he never killed Nina Peterson...yet in two days the state of Connecticut will take his life, having found him guilty via due process of law. But Thompson's death will not stop the pain and anger of Nina's husband, Steve. Thompson's death will not still the fears of Nina's six-year-old son, Neil, witness to his mother's brutal slaying.
Not even the love and friendship of Sharon Martin, a journalist who is slowly becoming a part of their world, will ever erase their bitter memories. Only time, perhaps, will heal their wounds. But in the shadows a stranger waits, a cunning psychopath who has killed before, who has unfinished business at the Peterson home...
Автор: Mary Higgins Clark Название: I heard that song before ISBN: 0743497309 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780743497305 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 4120 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: 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.
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. Their mansion -- a historic seventeenth-century manor house transported stone by stone from Wales in 1848 -- has a hidden chapel. One day, accompanying her father to work, six-year-old Kay succumbs to curiosity and sneaks into the chapel. There, she overhears a quarrel between a man and a woman who is demanding money from him. When she says that this will be the last time, his caustic response is: "I heard that song before."
That same evening, the Carringtons hold a formal dinner dance after which Peter Carrington, a student at Princeton, drives home Susan Althorp, the eighteen-year-old daughter of neighbors. While her parents hear her come in, she is not in her room the next morning and is never seen or heard from again.
Throughout the years, a cloud of suspicion hangs over Peter Carrington. 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.
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. Kay comes to see Peter as maligned and misunderstood, and when he begins to court her after the cocktail party, she falls in love with him. Over the objections of her beloved grandmother Margaret O'Neil, who raised her after her parents' early deaths, she marries him. 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.
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. Disregarding her husband's protests about reopening the case, Gladys, now terminally ill, has hired a retired New York City detective to try to find out what happened to her daughter. Gladys wants to know before she dies.
Kay, too, has developed gnawing doubts about her husband. 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.
"I Heard That Song Before" once again dramatically reconfirms Mary Higgins Clark's worldwide reputation as a master storyteller.
Автор: Clark, Mary Higgins Clark Название: Loves Music, Loves To Dance ISBN: 0099685000 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099685005 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 4110 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Erin and Darcy, answering personal ads as research for a TV show, discover a New York subculture of adulterers, con-men, the shy and the weird - all looking for love. And one man looking for something darker - a serial killer who has survived for 15 years, and has promised himself two more murders.
Автор: Clark Mary Higgins Название: Daddy`s Gone a Hunting ISBN: 1451668953 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781451668957 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 3300 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Hannah Connelly, a twenty-eight-year old designer and rising star in the fashion world, is plunged into a web of horror and grief when she learns that Connelly Fine Reproductions, the family owned furniture business founded by her grandfather, has been levelled by an explosion in the middle of the night. Everything has been destroyed - the warehouse, the showrooms, and the mansion where priceless antiques have been on permanent display. Worse, to escape the flames, Hannah's younger sister, Kate, had jumped from a window and is now hospitalized in a medically induced coma, suffering from life-threatening injuries. The fire marshal on the scene is openly suspicious that someone, maybe even Kate, intentionally planned the explosion. Agonized with worry, Hannah can't understand why Kate would be in the warehouse at that hour of the night. What Hannah does not know is that Kate is most at risk from the people who have access to her in the hospital room. One of them is determined not to let her regain consciousness. That person is out to thwart Hannah, too, as she pursues her quest for the truth.
Автор: Clark, Mary Higgins Название: Pretend You Don`t See Her ISBN: 0671867156 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780671867157 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Рейтинг: Цена: 3300 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Mary Higgins Clark sends chills down readers' spines with the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on the Manhattan real estate scene. One day, while showing a luxurious skyline co-op, Lacey is witness to a murder-- and to the dying words of the victim... The dying woman is convinced that the attacker was after her dead daughter's journal-- which Lacey gives to the police, but not before making a copy for herself. It's an impulse that later proves nearly fatal. Placed in the witness protection program and sent to live in the Minneapolis area, Lacey must assume a fake identity, at least until the killer can be brought to trial. There she meets Tom Lynch, a radio talk-show host whom she tentatively begins to date-- until the strain of deception makes her break it off. Then she discovers the killer has traced her to Minneapolis. Armed with nothing more than her own courage and clues from the journal, Lacey heads back to New York, determined to uncover who's behind the deaths of the two women-- before she's the next casualty. At once seductive and frightening, "Pretend You Don't See Her" is the "mistress of high tension" (The New Yorker) at her ingenious best.
Автор: Clark, Mary Higgins Название: Let Me Call You Sweetheart ISBN: 0671568175 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780671568177 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Рейтинг: Цена: 3300 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: In this mass market reissue from America s Queen of Suspense, an investigation into the connection between a long-ago murder and a plastic surgeon s obsession with a perfect face catapults prosecutor Kerry McGrath into the strange and ominous territory of those so hungry for beauty they ll kill for it. It s a minor accident that brings prosecutor Kerry McGrath to the plastic surgeon s office with her beloved daughter, Robin. But even as the doctor assures Kerry that her daughter s scars will heal, she spies a familiar-looking beautiful woman in the waiting room and is seized by an overpowering sense of deja vu. When, on a return visit, she sees the same haunting face on another woman she has an intense flash of recognition: it s the face of Suzanne Reardon, the Sweetheart Murder victim, killed more than ten years ago But for what possible reason would Dr. Smith be giving his patients the face of a dead woman? As Kerry immerses herself in a fresh investigation, each new piece of evidence she unearths reveals a disturbing cache of questions. Not only does everyone involved want to keep the case closed, it s clear somebody will stop at nothing to keep it sealed forever. Interweaving fascinating characters with deeply daring, staggeringly unpredictable plot twists, Mary Higgins Clark reminds us that she is, indeed, America s Queen of Suspense."
Автор: Clark, Mary Higgins Название: Loves Music, Loves to Dance ISBN: 0671758896 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780671758899 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 3300 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: 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... After college, best friends Erin Kelley and Darcy Scott move to the city to pursue exciting careers; Erin is a promising jewelry designer, Darcy finds success as a decorator. On a lark, Darcy persuades Erin to help their TV producer friend research the kinds of people who place personal ads. It seems like innocent fun...until Erin disappears. Erin's body is found on an abandoned Manhattan pier -- on one foot is her own shoe, on the other, a high-heeled dancing slipper. Soon after, startling communiques from the killer reveal that Erin is not the first victim of this "dancing shoe murderer." And, if the killer has his way, she won't be his last. Next on his death list is Darcy.
Автор: Mary Higgins Clark Название: Where Are You Now? ISBN: 1416570888 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781416570882 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 4120 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: From America s Queen of Suspense and #1 "New York Times" bestselling author comes a gripping tale of a young woman trying to unravel the mystery of a family tragedy a quest with terrifying repercussions. It has been ten years since twenty-one-year-old Charles MacKenzie Jr. ( Mack ) went missing. 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. However, he does make one ritual phone call to his mother every year: on Mother s Day. Each time, he assures her he is fine, refuses to answer her frantic questions, then hangs up. 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. Mack s sister, Carolyn, is now twenty-six, a law school graduate, and has just finished her clerkship for a civil court judge in Manhattan. 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. She resolves to discover what happened to Mack and why he has found it necessary to hide from them. So this year when Mack makes his annual Mother s Day call, Carolyn interrupts to announce her intention to track him down, no matter what it takes. The next morning after Mass, her uncle, Monsignor Devon MacKenzie, receives a scrawled message left in the collection basket: Uncle Devon, tell Carolyn she must not look for me. "
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