Mary Higgins Clark





Mary Higgins Clark

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in Bronx, New York, The United States
December 24, 1927

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Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney, best known as Mary Higgins Clark, (b December 24, 1927 in the Bronx, New York) is an American author of suspense novels. Each of her twenty-four suspense novels has been a bestseller in the United States and various European countries, and all of her novels remain in print as of 2007, with her debut suspense novel, Where Are The Children, in its seventy-fifth printing.

Clark began writing at an early age. After several years working as a secretary and copy editor, Clark spent a year as a stewardess for Pan-American Airlines before leaving her job to marry and start a family. She supplemented the family's income by writing short stories. After her husband died in 1959, Clark worked for many years...more


Average rating: 3.78 · 379,655 ratings · 16,468 reviews · 222 distinct works · Similar authors
Where Are the Children?
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Loves Music, Loves to Dance
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Two Little Girls in Blue
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All Around the Town
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While My Pretty One Sleeps
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You Belong To Me
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Let Me Call You Sweetheart
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Remember Me
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A Stranger Is Watching
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 13,454 ratings — published 1977 — 60 editions
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On the Street Where You Live
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 13,262 ratings — published 2001 — 55 editions
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“Funny, when you finally faced reality, it was amazing how clearly you could see things.”
Mary Higgins Clark, Loves Music, Loves to Dance

“When someone is mean to me, I just make them a victim in my next book.”
Mary Higgins Clark

“It's funny how, even long after you've accepted the grief of losing someone you love and truly have gotten on with your life, every once in a while something comes up that plays "gotcha," and for a moment or tow the car tissue seperates and the wound is raw again.”
Mary Higgins Clark, The Second Time Around

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