Mary Higgins Clark

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

January 31, 2020



The #1 New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark has written thirty-eight suspense novels, four collections of short stories, a his­torical novel, a memoir, and two children’s books. With bestselling author Alafair Burke she wrote the Under Suspicion series. With her daughter Carol Higgins Clark, she has coauthored five more suspense novels.

Clark’s books have sold more than 100 million copies in the United States alone. Her books are beloved around the world and made her an international bestseller many times over.

Average rating: 3.84 · 779,276 ratings · 43,944 reviews · 328 distinct worksSimilar authors
Where Are the Children?

4.02 avg rating — 46,342 ratings — published 1975 — 44 editions
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Loves Music, Loves to Dance

3.92 avg rating — 26,440 ratings — published 1991 — 92 editions
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Two Little Girls in Blue

3.86 avg rating — 26,799 ratings — published 2006 — 83 editions
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You Belong To Me

3.88 avg rating — 25,030 ratings — published 1998 — 93 editions
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All Around the Town

3.96 avg rating — 25,381 ratings — published 1989 — 90 editions
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While My Pretty One Sleeps

3.90 avg rating — 22,334 ratings — published 1989 — 89 editions
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Let Me Call You Sweetheart

3.87 avg rating — 21,396 ratings — published 1995 — 85 editions
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Remember Me

3.93 avg rating — 21,512 ratings — published 1994 — 77 editions
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On the Street Where You Live

3.87 avg rating — 20,726 ratings — published 2001 — 86 editions
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A Stranger Is Watching

3.92 avg rating — 20,253 ratings — published 1977 — 90 editions
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More books by Mary Higgins Clark…
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3.68 avg rating — 104,523 ratings

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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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