Mary Higgins Clark, beloved mystery writer

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There is no doubt that this author is beloved, with international bestsellers and over 100 million copies of her books sold in the U.S. alone! Born in 1927, Mary Higgins Clark’s latest novel, All By Myself, Alone, was published in 2017, at almost 90 years old. Each of her over 50 novels has been a bestseller and they remain in print.



Mavis hooked us right from the start of her presentation on March 13, as she described how Mary Higgins Clark’s life was as interesting as her novels. The author overcame much adversity in her life, including raising five children as a widow, while writing short stories for journals and radio scripts. Financial success came in 1975 with the publication of her first mystery novel, Where are the Children?

For more on this extraordinary author, check Wikipedia’s article here.


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