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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  15,998 ratings  ·  363 reviews
Unable to forgive herself for the death of her two-year-old son Bobby in a car accident, Menley Nichols' marriage to Adam starts to fall apart - until the birth of their daughter Hannah. Determined to rebuild a life together around their precious baby, Menley and Adam decide to rent a house on Cape Cod for a month, confidant that the tranquility of the place will be ideal ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Pocket Books (first published January 1st 1994)
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Carol
I really enjoyed this book until the last page or two, and then I remembered being disappointed by one of the Clarks before.

Mary Higgins Clark obviously does her research and she sets a well paced story with interesting characters. Her process of educating the reader is integral to the narrative rather than a thinly veiled attempt to show us how much she knows. (Thank you so much!)

The last "note", however, was as anticlimactic as possible. Had she placeced that tidbit a littel earlier, it would
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Sarah
Nov 25, 2007 Sarah rated it 5 of 5 stars
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This is one of the best books I had read in a while. Its about a woman who loses her son and the struggles she goes through. She spends her time researching the old house she lives in which has quite a history. The book centers around a complex murder plot that doesnt unfold until the end. The ending is very good and unexpected:)
Ashley
Reread for book club- good mystery and I had forgotten everything. The climax was saved until the very last few pages and everything seemed to resolve quickly. Logically the motives seemed a little far fetched, but was a still a good Mary Higgins Clark book.

Read in 2005: One of my favorite suspense/mysteries! Full of thrills and ghost stories, I had to keep my roomate up with me just to go to the bathroom afterwards.
Jennifer
This is my all-time favorite Mary Higgins Clark book. What I like most about Clark is that I can count on the book to be clean, yet entertaining--a combination that's hard to come by these days. This one is set along the northeast coastline and has a windswept, cottage feel.
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Mary
Menley Nichols will never forgive herself for her 2 year old son’s death. Even though it was an accident, Menley has been blaming herself for his death and hasn’t stopped having nightmares and thoughts of suicide. Married to a high-profile criminal lawyer, Adam Nichols, her marriage begins to fall apart. Trying to save his marriage, Adam decides to rent a house in Cape Cod taking Menley and their baby Hanah there. Menley, taking advantage of the situation, decides to write a book about the house ...more
Abbie
I've always been a fan of Mary Higgins Clark and this book just increases my love for her work. Remember Me is a beautifully written novel that blends intrigue, suspense and drama into a delightful little package.

The story centers on Menley Nichols, the wife of the high-profile defense attorney Adam Nichols. She is plagued by the unfortunate death of her two-year-old son Bobby, and suffers from Post-traumatic stress disorder. Hoping to mend their failing marriage, the couple move into Remember
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Wendy
A spooky murder mystery set in Cape Cod. A lawyer takes a vacation at the Cape but then ends up taking on a high profile murder case. His wife is still trying to get over the loss of their two year old son. She keeps reliving the night she lost her son and is now worried about her baby Hannah. She tries to tell herself she is ok and immerses herself in writing a children's book set in the early days of the Cape. The book ends with climatic twist on a stormy night.
Annie
I was in the mood for a mystery and when I was in Providence, on my way to Cape Cod for the summer, this book was the first book I picked up when I was proozing in Salvation Army. It was really fun to read while I was in the Cape because a lot of the places, streets, restaurants they talked about, I knew where they were. It was a super easy read (almost equivalent to how I remember a Nancy Drew). I had trouble getting into it at first, especially since there were a lot of characters and the chap ...more
Judie Dooley
this is one of Mary Higgins Clark,s older books that somehow got pushed way back on my bookshelves at home. I'm glad I found it. Loved it as most of her books. A great psychological thriller that leaves you guessing right up to the end. If you like thrillers and haven't read this one yet I recommend you do. I think you'll enjoy it.
Marnie
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Angelica Watson (psst! amrutha)
Mary Higgins Clark illustrates suspense and deception with perfect ease.
This is my first high-school book read, and I thoroughly enjoyed, right from the beginning until the very end. She reels more and more suspense into her novels with the turn of every page, making it impossible for you to keep the book the down. The unique combination of haunts, ghostly feelings and a detective criminal story line, makes this story a memorable one.

I will surely remember you ;)

Wonderfully written, can't wait t
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OngoingRain
Awesome, I didn't expect that ending.
Like always, she has blown my mind away with a beautiful but kind of dark and misterious story writen in a way that makes me feel inside of the plot, in the story.
Kathleen
This is one of my favorite MHC! A young couple moves to a new town and into a house full of its own character. The wife is trying to overcome memories from a past tragedy, while trying to balance herself to be a good wife. At times I times I didnt like the wife's character, just because of her mouseiness, but was able to ignore this due to other aspects of the book pulling me into the story line. Strange things happen in the house which leads her to seek out the history. The story takes you to a ...more
Ashley Facio
Dec 10, 2014 Ashley Facio rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone that love suspense
Recommended to Ashley by: no one
Death and traumatic events can change a person's point of view on life and also makes them more cautions about the people they love. Author Mary Higgins Clark portrays this in her book _Remember Me_ through the main characters Scott Covey, Adam Nichols, a leading criminal lawyer and his wife Menley Nicholas. This novel mostly centers around Adam and wife Menley Nicholas who just rented a house in the beautiful sea shore, in tranquil Cape Cod.

Adam and his wife lost their 2 year old son, two ye
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Alex
Lots of interesting characters and absorbing plot. Couldn't put this one down!
Shalet Jimmy
When you are so entangled in mundane things and frivolous animosities, it is always good to read something which can take you to a different world, severing all the ties here. Mary Higgins Clark often does that to me. Besides, Clark has always given me a 'Christmas feeling'. Maybe because, I always start reading her when Christmas is round the corner.

So, to talk about the book ' Remember Me' – I loved it. The plot is quite simple. But you would not find it that way until you reach some of the l
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Anjuthan
After reading two other books, Let Me Call You Sweetheart and Where Are You Now? by the same author the suspense of this book was not that surprising. Relating those two books i wished the person whom i blindly guessed should not be the culprit but unfortunately that person was. But the story was unexpected. (view spoiler) ...more
Leslie Lindsay
I'll admit to being a virgin. A Mary Higgins Clark virgin, that is. My critique partner recommended her--and this book specifically--because there were some similar elements in REMEMBER ME and my own novel-in-progress. She was right (she usually is), yet this book--and perhaps the author just didn't do it for me.

I found that there were too many characters that didn't add much to the overall plot of the story, confusing me at times, and in a sense giving me permission to skim their scenes. It co
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Ana Silva Rosa
Prose style: 4
Plot: 5
Depth of characters: 4
Originality: 3
Entertaining: 4
Emotional Reaction: 4
Intellectual Stimulation: 5

As much as I liked the unexpected end, the whole story seemed to me a lot like the Rebecca's, by Daphne du Maurier, and that's the reason I didn't enjoy it as much as I could have. But it was very interesting and captivated me from the beginning. The plot twist was just perfect!
Jenn
Mary Higgins Clark writes a good mystery, but this book was not one of her best. The storyline was excellent; however, too many viewpoints muddied the waters. Had she narrowed the field slightly, I would have it enjoyed it more. I also thought the ending was trite. How convenient that Menly would be descended from the daughter of the seafaring captain who built the house.
Fmorlan
Menley and Adam Nichols rented a housr at the cape with their baby Hannah. The house was called Remember House. Menley was suffering from ptsd after the loss of their son. As an author she decided to start a new book at the cape. Adam had summered there his whole life and had friends. His friend Elaine was the real estate agent who got them the house. In addition, Elaine's step daughter to be started babysitting for Menley. She started to have flashbacks causing Adam concern. In addition, Adam w ...more
Stephanie Salmon
Loved it. This one is about Menley and Adam. Menley lost her two year old son in an accident, then had baby Hannah. They vacationed at Remember House on the Cape for the summer. Adam is a lawyer who represented Scott Covey who supposedly murdered his wife. Awesome twist at the end. Enjoyed the whole book.
Marian
I really enjoy reading Mary Higgins Clark books. They are fast paced, easy to read, and captivating.

My Rating System:
I'm not quite sure how to define my rating system but I will try.
I waver between rating the books I read between a 3 & 4
Most mystery books I've been reading could easily be rated a 4.
A part of me believes that a book which is purely entertainment, containing no real facts or based from history, nor introduces new concepts or ideas, should be rated a 3 rather than a 4.
I love
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Sanjna Girish
It was absolutely spectacular, thrilling and electrifying!
Must read for anybody whose looking for a book with has suspense at every twist and turn!

Mary Higgin Clark truly is the Queen Of Suspense!
Looking forward to read the other ones she's written.
Gloria
Mary Higgins Clark at her best. This is an excellent crime, mystery, suspense story with a twist of the supernatural.

Menley & Adam Nichols are trying to get their life back on track following the unfortunate death of their 2 year old son Robbie, 18 months earlier. They separated for a time however got back together when Menley realised she was pregnant.

Following the death of Robbie, Menley suffered from Post Traumatic Stress disorder and was hospitalised for some time.

Adam a successful lawy
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Hil
3.5 stars. I'm not sure why I struggled to get through this book. It certainly wasn't because I didn't enjoy it or that the story wasn't interesting, so it should have been a quicker read. Perhaps it was the short chapters and switching between numerous characters and plots. They all tie together in the end of course but it took some time to get who everyone was. Unfortunately I knew about something that is only revealed towards the end before I started because it was recommended as a book that ...more
Esraa Adel
بالرغم من أنها ليست رواية من الأنواع التي اعتدت قراءتها اﻻ انها اعجبتني وجذبتني اليها بشدة منذ بدايتها حتى اخر سطر فيها
وكنت اثناء القراءة الوم على الكاتبة انها كشفت لنا موت هانا منذ البداية وشعرت انها بهذه الطريقة حرقت الأحداث
حتى وصلت لنفس اللحظة وتحركت هانا شعرت بالراحة فقد كنت اخشى على مينلي الضياع اذا ماتت هانا أيضا ولكنها قالت طفت جثة مينلي فأوحت الينا وفاتها وتقصد بهذا ان تفاجئنا حين جذبتها ذراع ادم ولكنها تعتبر مفاجأة متكررة بعد خدعة وفاة هانا
واكثر ما اعجبني حين قالت مينلي انها سوف تتذكر
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Linda
Only up to 10% so far but I have always loved this author so I hope I still do!
Seonhee Grace
creepy! I couldn't look at this book at night. Hahaha.
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Mary Higgins Clark, #1 international and New York Times bestselling author, is the author of 46 books and counting: she’s written thirty-three suspense novels; three collections of short stories; a historical novel, Mount Vernon Love Story; two children’s books, including The Magical Christmas Horse; and a memoir, Kitchen Privileges. She has also written five holiday suspense novels with Carol Hig ...more
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