When Laurie Moran’s husband was brutally murdered, only three year old Timmy saw the face of his father’s killer. Five years later piercing blue eyes still haunt Timmy’s dreams. Laurie is still haunted by more- the killer’s threat to her son as he fled the scene:”Tell your mother she’s next,then it’s your turn……Now Laurie is dealing with murder again,this time as the producer of a true – crime,cold – case television show.The series will launch with the twenty- year old unsolved murder of Betsy Powell. Betsy, a socialite ,was found suffocated in her bed after a gala celebrating.The graduation of her daughter and three friends.The sensational murder was news nationwide.Reopening the case in its lavish setting and with the cooperation of the surviving guests that night,Laurie is sure to have a hit in her hands.But when the estranged friends begin filming,it becomes clear each is hiding secrets…… small and large.And a pair of blue eyes is watching events unfold.
TITLE: I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN
AUTHOR: MARY HIGGINS CLARK
A biblical Scholar is found murdered shortly after discovering the most revered and holy document in human history, which has now gone missing……Dr.Jonathan Lyons,a seventy – year old biblical scholar ,believes he has found the rarest of parchments -a letter that may gave been written by Jesus Christ. Stolen from the Vatican library in the fifteenth century,it was assumed to be lost forever. Under the promise of secrecy, Jonathan attempts to confirm his findings with several other biblical experts.But on the eve before his own murder,he confides to Father Aiden O’Brien,a family friend
, that one of those whom he trusted most is determined to keep it from being returned to vatican.The next evening Jonathan Lyons is found shot to death in his New Jersey home.His daughter,27years old Mariah,finds her father’s body sprawled over his desk in his study,a fatal bullet wound in the back of his neck,and her mother Kathleen, an Alzheimer’s victim, hiding in the study closet incoherent and clutching the murder weapon.The police suspect that Kathleen,who in her lucid moments know that Jonathan was involved with a much younger woman Lily Stewart,has committed the murder.But Maria believes that the key to her father’s death is tied to another question: where is the missing parchment? Whom among his close circle of friends,might he have consulted?And did one of them kill to keep possession of the letter?What Maria doesn’t know is that there was an eyewitness to the murder, someone whose unwise attempt to blackmail the killer begins a new circle if death,with Maria as the ultimate target of one persons obsession with a priceless historical treasure.
TITLE: THE LOST YEARS
AUTHOR: MARY HIGGINS CLARK
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