Death Wears A Beauty Mask and Other Stories

Death Wears A Beauty Mask and Other Stories

Large Print - 2015 | Large print edition.
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A collection of short stories from the #1 New York Times bestselling "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark, including the never-before-published novella Death Wears a Beauty Mask.

From Clark's first-ever published story (1956's "Stowaway"), to classic tales featuring Alvirah and Willy, My Gal Sunday and many more, Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories gives readers the chance to revisit the short story highlights from the "Queen of Suspense." The jewel of this collection is the novella showcasing the dazzling and dangerous world of high fashion in 1970s New York City: Death Wears a Beauty Mask, which Mary began in 1974 and put aside to write Where Are the Children, the book that launched her career. Mary returned to Death Wears a Beauty Mask nearly forty years later and the result is spectacular.

Featuring the same chills and heart-pounding drama we've come to expect from a Mary Higgins Clark title, and including an exclusive author's introduction, Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories is a spine-tingling read and glimpse into the evolution of the remarkable career of the "Queen of Suspense."
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9781410479938
Branch Call Number: Large Print Fic
Characteristics: 461 pages ; 23 cm


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May 15, 2017

I really enjoyed this collection of short stories by Mary Higgins Clark. You could see a bit how her writing has changed over time. I especially enjoyed the title story and "A Crime of Passion", as well as the one with Alvirah Meehan. I think she and her husband are some of the most enjoyable mystery novel characters to read about, they are easy to relate to, down to earth, and unintentionally funny at times. The last story really should have been left out- a first person re-invention of "The Tell-Tale Heart" was not a good choice for subject material. All in all, a great set of mini-mysteries! : )

klara1955 Feb 24, 2016

as always, Mary Higgins Clark,

Sep 09, 2015

I love all the authors in this book, but a couple of stories weren't as good as the other stories by these authors were before. On the other hand, the other stories were very good. Still love all the authors regardless of these stores.

Jun 09, 2015

Disappointed in this book .Have enjoyed all her books but this one is not up to her usual mystery writing


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