Deck the Halls
Mary Higgins Clark, America’s Queen of Suspence, has joined forces with her daughter, bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark, to create a brilliant and exciting story of high-stakes, intrigue and detection in a kidnapping played out against a holiday setting.
Three days before Christmas, Alvirah Meehan, the famous lottery winner and amateur detective, meets Regan Reilly in a New Jersey dentist’s office. regan is there in search of her busy father, who is scheduled for a routine visit. However, it is soon apparent that Luke Reilly is not going to keep his appointment when a call comes through on Regan’s cell phone telling her that her father and his driver are being held for a million-dollar ransom.
As Regan and Alvirah desperately try to meet the harsh demands and tough deadline of the kidnappers, the hostages – held captive on a decrepit houseboat moored in the Hudson River – are becoming increasingly terrified. And to make matters worse, a winter storm is gathering, putting their lives in even greater danger …..
Deck the Halls is filled with twists and turns, intrigue and danger, as well as a hearty dose of holiday cheer. Mary and Carol Higgins Clark have created a breathless, yet heart-warming story of suspense in their first collaboration – a Christmas classic for many holiday seasons to come.
The Christmas Thief
Alvirah Meehan, the lottery winner turned amateur sleuth, joins forces once again with private detective Regan Reilly to solve a Christmas mystery. Last time in Deck the Halls, they had rescued Regan’s kidnapped father. This time they must track down the beautiful ninety-foot tree that had been hijacked on its way to Rockefeller Center for the Christmas season. What they do not know is that a hole in the trunk of the tree contains the fortune in priceless gems that Packey Noonan, a scam artist just released from prison, had hidden there twelve years ago.
He Sees You When You’re Sleeping
In this tale of perseverance, redemption, and love, Sterling Brooks is summoned by the Heavenly Council to return to earth — to Manhattan. Among skaters at the Rockefeller Center rink is Marissa, separated from her father and grandmother, who are in the Witness Protection Program.