By Mary Higgins Clark
“The mistress of excessive pressure” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us one other New York Times bestselling novel that she “prepares so conscientiously and executes with such enjoy” (The manhattan instances publication Review) in regards to the homicide of a revered doctor—and his attractive younger spouse charged with the crime.
Dr. Gary Lasch, well-known Greenwich, Connecticut physician and founding father of the HMO Remington future health administration, is located useless in his domestic, his cranium beaten via a blow with a heavy bronze sculpture, and his spouse, Molly, in mattress lined together with his blood. It used to be the Lasches’ housekeeper, Edna Barry, who made the grisly discovery the morning after Molly’s suddenly early go back from Cape Cod, the place she had long past to seclude herself upon studying of her husband’s infidelity. because the facts opposed to Molly grows, her attorney plea-bargains a manslaughter cost to prevent a homicide conviction.
published from criminal approximately six years later, Molly reasserts her innocence to journalists, between them an old style good friend, Fran Simmons, an investigative reporter and anchor for a true-crime express. Molly convinces Fran to investigate and convey a application on her husband’s loss of life. As hidden features of Gary Lasch’s lifestyles and the affairs of Remington well-being administration come to gentle, is Fran herself the following objective for homicide?