The Queen of Suspense
Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark’s books are world-wide bestsellers. In the U.S. alone, her books have sold over 100 million copies. Her most recent suspense novel, All By Myself, Alone, was published by Simon & Schuster in April 2017. She also published a collaborative novel in November 2014 with Alafair Burke – The Cinderella Murder, All Dressed in White in November 2015 and The Sleeping Beauty Killer in 2016.  She is the author of thirty-seven previous best selling suspense novels, four collections of short stories (the most recent, Death Wears A Beauty Mask), an historical novel, a memoir and two children’s books. She is co-author, with her daughter Carol Higgins Clark, of five suspense novels. Two of her novels were made into feature films and many of her other works into television films.

Years as the Queen of Suspense
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Suspense Novels


Mary Higgins Clark on suspense

Mary Higgins Clark was no overnight success; the writer was 43 when she had her first hit, the 1975 novel “Where Are the Children?” Since then the New York Times bestselling author has written more than 50 books, from mysteries and historical novels to short stories, children books and a memoir. The “Queen of Suspense” talks with Erin Moriarty about her career, and how she never takes her readers for granted.


All By Myself, Alone

All By Myself, Alone

by Mary Higgins Clark

A glamorous cruise on a luxurious ocean liner turns deadly in All By Myself, Alone, the latest mystery from “Queen of Suspense” and #1 New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark.

The Sleeping Beauty Killer

The Sleeping Beauty Killer

by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke

The third thrilling installment in the bestselling Under Suspicion series from #1 New York Times bestselling author and “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke—television producer Laurie Moran puts everything on the line to help a woman she thinks was wrongfully convicted of murder.

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