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The Night Awakens

The Night Awakens

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The crowned Queen of Suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark, has no peer in the realm of stylish, sophisticated thrillers -- brilliant, breathtaking tales that delve into the deepest affairs of the heart, the darkest crimes of passion. Now, in that same haunting tradition, she invites a star-studded cast of authors to share original stories of men and women joined in love...and driven to murder.
Sara Shankman puts a chilling new spin on payback...Joseph Hansen slaps a rancher with a cold wake-up call out on the trail...Loren D. Estleman cuts a honeymoon short when a bride learns she's married to the mob...Brendan DuBois drives a brother to distractionon the road to revenge...Sally Gunning pushes jealousy to a murderous extreme...Nancy Pickard exposes the truth behind the headlines as a young love leads to old-fashioned homicide...and a panoply of other renouned writers spellbind us with the seductive charms of love, lust, and other lethal attractions.
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  • Pocket Books | 
  • 320 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780671519186 | 
  • February 2000
List Price $11.99

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Mary Higgins Clark, Queen of Suspense

Mary Higgins Clark, the beloved, bestselling “Queen of Suspense,” talks about growing up, early rejection and believing that some day she would be a success.

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The Perils of Pond Scum

Two minutes after it happened, I wasn't sure it had. I could see the glass on the door from the broken picture, I could feel the throb in the back of my head where it had snapped into the wall, but I could also see and feel Jeffrey, his face contorted with shock, his hand trembling as it touched my face.

"My God, Hannah, look at us. Do you see what you've done? Is this how you want it?"

I pushed his hand away, trying to focus. What had I done? I had walked into the dark apartment. My apartment. Jeffrey's voice had come at me. Where have you been? I'd reached for the light, but something had kept... see more

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