The Melody Lingers On

By Mary Higgins Clark

From #1 long island Times bestselling “Queen of Suspense” comes an exhilarating novel approximately lacking billions, a disgraced financier, and people made up our minds to profit the reality at any cost…
As the only real assistant to a well-known upscale inside fashion designer, Lane Harmon, mom to five-year-old Katie, is conversant in traveling opulent houses round the tri-state sector. A born optimist, Lane unearths the glimpse into those gilded worlds attention-grabbing, and loves the present of exceeding the expectancies in their often-demanding proprietors. while she is termed to aid in decorating a modest townhouse in Bergen County, she understands the task is uncommon. Then she learns the house belongs to the spouse of a infamous and disgraced financier named Parker Bennett.

Parker Bennett has been lacking for 2 years. He dropped out of sight in advance of it used to be found that the $5 billion cash within the fund he were coping with had vanished. Bennett had long past out on his sailboat within the Caribbean. used to be it suicide or had he staged his disappearance? The scandal round his identify has no longer died down. His consumers and the government all are looking to hint the cash and locate Bennett if he's nonetheless alive.

Lane is stunned to discover herself moved by means of Mrs. Bennett’s calm dignity and it appears honest trust in her husband’s innocence. progressively, Lane unearths herself interested in Eric, the Bennetts’ son, who's equally decided to turn out that his father isn't really in charge. Lane doesn’t recognize that the nearer she will get to the Bennetts, the extra she places her life―and her daughter’s life―in jeopardy.

With the hair-raising storytelling ability that has made her America’s “Queen of Suspense,” Mary Higgins Clark combines a headline-making monetary scandal and a wide ranging story of deception and betrayal into one in all her most interesting novels.

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I used to be starting to imagine she’d paintings from the images. I’d like to get a glance on the remainder of the rooms. “I imagine I pay attention my mom coming down the stairs,” Bennett stated. suddenly he rotated. Glady and Lane him again to front of the home. Lane had chanced on photographs of Anne Nelson Bennett on the net whilst she Googled her identify. however the lovely blond socialite whose favourite dressmaker was once Oscar de los angeles Renta was once virtually unrecognizable. Painfully skinny and with a tremor in her hand, she was once hesitant as she addressed Glady.

I take into accout how gorgeous it used to be to percentage what we shared. ” “Barclay,” she acknowledged quietly, “I will be very attracted to starting back. ” Declining a nightcap at her house, Barclay acknowledged, “I will name you the following day within the afternoon. i've got a board assembly within the morning. ” His kiss lingered on her lips. “My destiny wife,” he acknowledged, then he used to be long past. After he left Sylvie went into her research and poured herself a stiff nightcap. She sat for a very long time staring immediately forward whereas sipping her martini. Barclay was once not just able to resume their dating yet desired to marry her.

Bennett may possibly sue him for that. Now, perhaps he hasn’t simply because he doesn’t wish any longer exposure. or perhaps Crowley has anything on him that hasn’t been disclosed thus far. ” Pat Adams was once approximately to assert that Joel may still ferret out additional info on that risk yet sooner than he might communicate, Joel acknowledged, “And yet another thing,” as he took off his around horn-rimmed glasses, blew on them, wiped them dry, and changed them. “I acknowledged a number of phrases to Eric Bennett within the reception room the opposite morning,” he persevered.

Yet then he pictured himself in his new villa in Switzerland and the lifetime of luxurious he’d be heading for as soon as he obtained on that airplane this night. seventy three The dozen participants of the FBI surveillance crew, now surrounding town residence, have been hearing the annoying studies that Jonathan Pierce was once giving them. Jon watched as Lane and Eric bumped into town residence the place Parker Bennett was once ready. Jon knew the location should be explosive and informed Rudy Schell that. yet Rudy responded sharply, “We don’t understand but if either one of them have been concerned.

In reality Dewayne idea you appear to be Mayor de Blasio of recent York. ” once more Len’s grating chuckle pounded like drums in Parker’s ears. He might suppose a web final round him. It was once taking place without warning, simply because the hurricane had arise so without warning. What should still he do? 29 As Ranger drove earlier Anne Bennett’s, he made up our minds that he needed to be cautious. He didn’t wish a person to note his motor vehicle. yet in fact it'd be seen. It used to be twelve years outdated now and were secondhand while Judy and he acquired it. somebody had dented front fender within the parking zone of the grocery store a number of months in the past.

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