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Mary Higgins Clark was born in the Bronx, New York on December 24, 1927. After graduating from high school and before she got married, she worked as a secretary, a copy editor, and an airline stewardess. She supplemented the family's income by writing short stories. After her husband died in 1964, leaving her with five children, she worked for many years writing four-minute radio scripts before turning to novels. Her debut novel, Aspire to the Heavens, which is a fictionalized account of the life of George Washington, did not sell well. She decided to focus on writing mystery/suspense novels and in 1975 Where Are the Children? was published. She received a B.A. in philosophy from Fordham University in 1979. Her other works include While My Pretty One Sleeps, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Moonlight Becomes You, Pretend You Don't See Her, No Place Like Home, The Lost Years, The Melody Lingers On, As Time Goes By and Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry. She is the author of the Alvirah and Willy series, which began with Weep No More, My Lady. She is also the co-author, with her daughter Carol Higgins Clark, of several holiday crossover books including Deck the Halls, He Sees You When You're Sleeping, Santa Cruise, The Christmas Thief, and Dashing Through the Snow. She writes the Under Suspicion series with Alafair Burke. In 2001, Kitchen Privileges: A Memoir was published. She received numerous honors including the Grand Prix de Literature of France in 1980), the Horatio Alger Award in 1997, the Gold Medal of Honor from the American-Irish Historical Society, the Spirit of Achievement Award from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University the first Reader's Digest Author of the Year Award 2002 and the Christopher Life Achievement Award in 2003. Many of her titles have made the best sellers list. Her recent books include All By Myself, Alone, I've Got My Eyes On You, and You Don't Own Me. Bestselling suspense novelist, Mary Higgins Clark died on January 31, 2020 at the age of 92. (Bowker Author Biography) Mary Higgins Clark has written nineteen novels & three short story collections since 1975. She has served as president of the Mystery Writers of America & lives in Saddle River, New Jersey. (Publisher Provided) — biography from Two Little Girls in Blue… (more)
Two Little Girls in Blue 2,846 copies, 52 reviews
Daddy's Little Girl 2,543 copies, 24 reviews
On the Street Where You Live 2,533 copies, 31 reviews
Pretend You Don't See Her 2,361 copies, 21 reviews
Loves Music, Loves to Dance 2,355 copies, 18 reviews
You Belong To Me 2,243 copies, 19 reviews
All Around the Town 2,239 copies, 21 reviews
Moonlight Becomes You 2,232 copies, 16 reviews
I Heard That Song Before 2,227 copies, 19 reviews
Remember Me 2,207 copies, 15 reviews
Where Are the Children? 2,202 copies, 32 reviews
I'll Be Seeing You 2,131 copies, 12 reviews
No Place Like Home 2,116 copies, 28 reviews
Nighttime Is My Time: A Novel 2,112 copies, 26 reviews
Before I Say Good-Bye 2,099 copies, 20 reviews
Let Me Call You Sweetheart 2,028 copies, 26 reviews
A Cry In The Night 2,027 copies, 16 reviews
Where Are You Now? 2,007 copies, 34 reviews
We'll Meet Again 2,000 copies, 17 reviews
The Second Time Around: A Novel 1,993 copies, 13 reviews
While My Pretty One Sleeps 1,953 copies, 12 reviews
The Cradle Will Fall 1,833 copies, 13 reviews
Weep No More, My Lady 1,781 copies, 10 reviews
Stillwatch 1,758 copies, 16 reviews
Silent Night 1,716 copies, 17 reviews
A Stranger Is Watching 1,658 copies, 14 reviews
Just Take My Heart: A Novel 1,541 copies, 27 reviews
My Gal Sunday (Author) 1,502 copies, 11 reviews
Deck the Halls 1,317 copies, 16 reviews
The Shadow of Your Smile 1,313 copies, 26 reviews
I'll Walk Alone: A Novel 1,190 copies, 25 reviews
The Christmas Thief 1,131 copies, 27 reviews
Santa Cruise 1,059 copies, 16 reviews
He Sees You When You're Sleeping 1,053 copies, 10 reviews
The Lost Years 983 copies, 23 reviews
Daddy's Gone A Hunting 883 copies, 27 reviews
I've Got You Under My Skin 862 copies, 29 reviews
The Cinderella Murder 802 copies, 19 reviews
Dashing Through the Snow 744 copies, 22 reviews
The Melody Lingers On 631 copies, 14 reviews
Kitchen Privileges : A Memoir 596 copies, 17 reviews
All Dressed in White 587 copies, 17 reviews
As Time Goes By 549 copies, 12 reviews
All By Myself, Alone: A Novel 524 copies, 11 reviews
The Sleeping Beauty Killer 511 copies, 11 reviews
I've Got My Eyes on You 485 copies, 12 reviews
Every Breath You Take 392 copies, 13 reviews
You Don't Own Me 390 copies, 8 reviews
The Plot Thickens (Editor) 324 copies, 7 reviews
Piece of My Heart 271 copies, 4 reviews
Ghost Ship: A Cape Cod Story 210 copies, 3 reviews
Manhattan Mayhem: New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America (Editor, Introduction & Contributor) 177 copies, 31 reviews
Where Are the Children Now? 116 copies, 7 reviews
The Magical Christmas Horse 51 copies, 3 reviews
The Lost Angel 20 copies
I 19 copies
Caribbean Blues 15 copies, 1 review
Double Vision 12 copies
Lacey/Alice 7 copies
Va mu sa 2 copies
Power Play 2 copies
No title 1 copy
Hartendief 1 copy
Relatos 1 copy, 1 review
Burned 1 copy
Wachzeit 1 copy
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Inherit the Dead (Contributor) 286 copies, 10 reviews
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries (Contributor) 260 copies, 8 reviews
Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop (Contributor) 234 copies, 18 reviews
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Women of Mystery (Contributor) 121 copies, 1 review
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The Best of Sisters in Crime (Contributor) 88 copies, 2 reviews
Murder for Love (Contributor) 85 copies
Murder for Revenge (Contributor) 69 copies
Great American Ghost Stories (Contributor) 34 copies
Murder Among Friends (Anthology 11-in-1) (Contributor) 27 copies, 1 review
Eastern Ghosts (Contributor) 22 copies
Murder in the Family (Anthology 12-in-1) (Contributor) 21 copies, 1 review
Hochspannung 3 copies

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