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Clark, Mary Higgins
|Following the murder of one of her best customers, Madison Avenue boutique owner Neeve Kearny was drawn into the investigation, bringing back memories of her own mother's unsolved murder. Which book was this?||Mary Higgins Clark
'While My Pretty One Sleeps'. Thanks for playing!
|When her troubled sister Laurie was accused of murdering the college professor with whom she was obsessed, attorney Sarah Kenyon stepped in to clear her. Which book was this?||Mary Higgins Clark
|Who was the t.v. journalist developing a television program on female vice-presidential hopeful Senator Abagail Adams in the novel 'Stillwatch'?||Mary Higgins Clark
|Who was the journalist searching for the truth behind her sister Andrea's murder in the novel 'Daddy's Little Girl'?||Mary Higgins Clark
|From 'A Cry In The Night', when artist Erich Krueger first met Jenny MacPartland, he was immediately drawn to her. Why?||Mary Higgins Clark
Because of Jenny's strong resemblance to Erich's mother, Caroline. Erich couldn't get over Jenny's resemblance to his late mother, the subject of the painting 'Memory of Caroline'. He swept the struggling single mother off of her feet into a fairy tale marriage that became a nightmare.
|Also from 'On The Street Where You Live', who was murdered as a result of Reba Ashby's article in 'The National Daily'?||Mary Higgins Clark
Bernice Joyce. Although Dr. Madden and Natalie Frieze were also killed, it was Bernice Joyce who had confided in Reba Ashby about possibly seeing someone pick up the murder weapon. Pat Glynn gossiped with Reba about her boss Will Stafford, but lost only her job, not her life.
|From 'On The Street Where You Live', when Martha Lawrence's body was discovered in the backyard of the Shapley home, what type of jewelry was clenched in her hand?||Mary Higgins Clark
A sapphire ring. Martha was clenching a sapphire ring that had belonged to Madeline Shapley, who was found buried with her.
|Also from 'Pretend You Don't See Her', when killer Sandy Savarano tracked Lacey down in Minnesota, she returned to New York and hid out in the one place she felt no one would think to look for her. Where did she go?||Mary Higgins Clark
Isabelle Waring's apartment. Lacey felt that she would be safe at the scene of the crime, until she could find out what was so important about Heather's journal that made it worth killing for.
|In the novel 'Pretend You Don't See Her', Lacey Farrell went into the Witness Protection Program after witnessing Isabelle Waring's murder. What name did she choose for her new identity?||Mary Higgins Clark
Alice Carrol. She took the name from 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through The Looking Glass' by Lewis Carrol. She did this because she felt like someone in a strange new world.
|Also from 'Where Are The Children?', on what day were Nancy's children taken from her?||Mary Higgins Clark
Her birthday. Peter and Lisa were taken on her 25th birthday. Michael and Missy were taken on her 32nd birthday.
|In the novel 'Where Are The Children?', how did the residents of Cape Cod first learn that Ray Eldridge's wife, Nancy was actually Nancy Harmon, a woman suspected in the murders of her two children?||Mary Higgins Clark
They read an article in the 'Cape Cod Community News' submitted by 'J.R. Penrose'.. Using an alias, the actual killer of Peter and Lisa submitted an article (complete with pictures of Nancy on trial) to the local paper. The story ran on the seven-year anniversary of the children's disappearance, which was also the day that was chosen to kidnap Michael and Missy.
|Also from 'Weep No More, My Lady', what nickname did Leila LaSalle have for her murderer?||Mary Higgins Clark
Bulldog. Leila's ex-lover Craig (aka Bulldog) decided to kill her for dumping him. He hoped to gain control of his boss Ted's company when he framed Ted for the crime.
|From the novel 'Weep No More, My Lady', how were all of the poison pen letters sent to Leila LaSalle signed?||Mary Higgins Clark
'Your Friend'. Leila received several letters that said her boyfriend Ted was cheating on her because she was a fading actress. Leila became increasingly paranoid, which was just what the author of the letters intended.
|Also from 'The Lottery Winner', in the short story 'The Body In The Closet' Alvirah and Willy Meehan's playwrite nephew Brian unwittingly exposed a murderer by...?||Mary Higgins Clark
Changing the name of a character in his play. Brian decided to switch his lead character's name from Diane to Beth in his final draft of the play. During a conversation, the murderer referred to the character as Diane, because they had read a rough draft of the play that they had stolen after committing the murder.
|In which short story from the book 'The Lottery Winner' did an appearance by Alvirah and Willy Meehan on 'Donahue' lead to Willy's kidnapping?||Mary Higgins Clark
'Plumbing For Willy'. Alvirah and Willy appeared on Phil Donahue's talk show as part of a panel discussing how winning the lottery had changed their lives. A trio of thieves watching the program decided to kidnap Willy for two million dollars ransom. But Alvirah, with some help from Willy's sister Cordelia and friends, saved Willy.
|Also from 'Loves Music, Loves To Dance', what was found with each of the victims' bodies?||Mary Higgins Clark
One dancing shoe. Each victim was found wearing one dancing shoe and one of the shoes they had been wearing at the time of their death. 'Charley' kept the other 'pairs' as mementos, until authorities began to doubt that all of the murders were commited by the same man. He then mailed the mis-matched pairs of shoes to all of the families of his victims.
|In the novel 'Loves Music, Loves To Dance', how did 'Charley' meet his first victim, Nan Sheridan?||Mary Higgins Clark
He met her at her college.. Although all of his other victims met him via personal ads, 'Charley' met his first victim, Nan at her college.
3. Carrie Bell is a cleaning lady who sympathises with Menley's loss of her son, Bobby.
She writes children's books. Menley writes and illustrates her books and has decided that she will set the next one in Cape Cod. It is through her research for this book that she begins to think the story of Mehitabel may have more to it than she first thought.
a green Toyota. Vivian Carpenter owned an old Cadillac before she married Scott Covey. She then substituted it for a BMW. Tina's oil leak gave Detective Coogan a clue that Tina had visited Scott Covey secretly.
Amy. Elaine is the crooked estate agent, Hannah is the baby and Phoebe is a retired history professor suffering from Alzheimer's. Amy's father is engaged to Elaine.
Godspeed. All the ships listed were victims of the mooncussers, looters who plundered ships in trouble. Tobias was a mooncusser.
Nickquenum. Nickquenum is an Indian word that means 'I'm going home'.
Mehitabel. Menley is Adam's wife and Hannah is their daughter. Letitia is the receptionist in the oldest house in Cape Cod.
Tobias Knight. When Tobias Knight built the house, he included a secret passageway where he hid the treasures he stole from troubled ships. Captain Andrew Freeman commissioned the house for his wife, Mehitabel.
5 million dollars. Vivian is killed for her money by her husband, Scott Covey.
Elaine Atkins. Elaine Atkins is in love with Adam Nichols and is determined to send his wife, Menley, crazy so she can have Adam all to herself.
Pretend You Don't See Her. Lacey is a witness to a murder and also hears the dying woman's last words. As part of the witness protection program she is sent to Minneapolis to start her life afresh but once the killer traces her there, it's only a matter of time before she becomes the next victim.
You Belong To Me. When a listener calls in on Susan's radio talk show with information about a missing woman, little does Susan know that it will lead her to a psychopathic serial killer.
Weep No More, My Lady. Leila, a famous actress, is killed and her fiancÚ, Ted Winters, is the main accused. Elizabeth, Leila's sister, is the star witness for the prosecution but she soon begins to have doubts about Ted's guilt.
I'll Be Seeing You. Television news reporter Meghan Collins is stunned to see a murder victim who is almost her mirror image. She tries to uncover the identity of the dead girl and find her killer before she becomes the next victim.