By Mary Higgins Clark
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
In this interesting mystery from Mary Higgins Clark, the number one New York Times bestselling “Queen of Suspense,” a information reporter attempts to discover her beginning mom simply as she is assigned to hide the high-profile trial of a girl accused of murdering her prosperous husband.
Television journalist Delaney Wright is near to stardom after she starts overlaying a sensational homicide trial for the six p.m. information. She will be overjoyed, but her becoming wish to find her start mom consumes her suggestions. whilst Delaney’s acquaintances Alvirah Meehan and her husband Willy supply to seem into the secret surrounding her start, they discover a surprising mystery they decline to reveal.
On trial for homicide is Betsy supply, widow of a filthy rich health care professional who has been an Alzheimer’s sufferer for 8 years. whilst her once-upon-a-time megastar legal professional urges her to simply accept a plea cut price, Betsy refuses: she's going to visit trial to turn out her innocence.
Betsy’s stepson, Alan supply, bides his time nervously because the trial starts off. His big inheritance hangs within the balance—his basically technique of making reliable on funds he owes his ex-wife, his youngsters, and more and more offended creditors.
As the trial unfolds, and the damning proof opposed to Betsy piles up, Delaney is confident that Betsy isn't in charge and frantically attempts to turn out her innocence. a real vintage from Mary Higgins Clark, As Time is going by way of is an exciting learn by means of a grasp of the style.
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What could be all right for Gary to know but not her or Dad? Hazel moved closer to the lounge. She knew she shouldn’t be doing this, shouldn’t be listening in but she couldn’t help it. She’d always been the same. Even as a kid, learning the terrible truth about Santa by hovering at the top of the stairs when she should have been in bed. ‘Maybe we won’t ever have to tell them,’ said Sarah. ’ That was Sarah. Constantly living in a blissful state of denial. Whatever troubles, whatever debts she got herself into, she always believed it would sort itself out.
Don’t go there. Not again. No point. It wasn’t going to happen. Hazel turned as she heard the door open, saw Dee and, beyond her, hovering on the corridor, was Joe. ’ Dee asked. ‘Yeah fine,’ said Hazel. ’ Joe said as they headed towards the form room. ‘Yeah,’ said Hazel. ’ ‘Know what you mean,’ said Joe but he was looking at her quizzically, intently, like he knew she was lying. Part of her was desperate to tell him, to tell someone, anyone, but the other part decided it would be best to wait. On Wednesday morning, once they’d had the all 54 clear, she’d be able to explain to her friends, apologise to Abbie, set things straight.
The lounge door was closed but she could hear them fairly clearly. ‘I think you’re right,’ Mum was saying. ‘It’s best not to tell anyone else yet. Well, maybe Gary. ’ Why? What could be all right for Gary to know but not her or Dad? Hazel moved closer to the lounge. She knew she shouldn’t be doing this, shouldn’t be listening in but she couldn’t help it. She’d always been the same. Even as a kid, learning the terrible truth about Santa by hovering at the top of the stairs when she should have been in bed.