Let Me Call You Sweetheart
In this mass market reissue from America’s Queen of Suspense, an investigation into the connection between a long-ago murder and a plastic surgeon’s obsession with a perfect face catapults prosecutor Kerry McGrath into the strange and ominous territory of those so hungry for beauty they’ll kill... show more
In this mass market reissue from America’s Queen of Suspense, an investigation into the connection between a long-ago murder and a plastic surgeon’s obsession with a perfect face catapults prosecutor Kerry McGrath into the strange and ominous territory of those so hungry for beauty they’ll kill for it. It’s a minor accident that brings prosecutor Kerry McGrath to the plastic surgeon’s office with her beloved daughter, Robin. But even as the doctor assures Kerry that her daughter’s scars will heal, she spies a familiar-looking beautiful woman in the waiting room and is seized by an overpowering sense of deja vu. When, on a return visit, she sees the same haunting face—on another woman—she has an intense flash of recognition: it’s the face of Suzanne Reardon, the “Sweetheart Murder” victim, killed more than ten years ago! But for what possible reason would Dr. Smith be giving his patients the face of a dead woman? As Kerry immerses herself in a fresh investigation, each new piece of evidence she unearths reveals a disturbing cache of questions. Not only does everyone involved want to keep the case closed, it’s clear somebody will stop at nothing to keep it sealed forever. Interweaving fascinating characters with deeply daring, staggeringly unpredictable plot twists, Mary Higgins Clark reminds us that she is, indeed, America’s Queen of Suspense.
Publish date: May 1st 1996
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
Audiobook. Pretty good mystery. I had not figured out who the baddie was at all. I wish there was more romance in it because I could see it kind of blossoming, but it was really hard to see. This audiobook is abridged so maybe that's the problem. I bought a bunch of cassette audiobooks so I'm ...
So far I've enjoyed all the books I've read by Mary Higgins Clark and fortunately this was no exception. I was somewhat disappointed by the ending though. Ms. Clark had set up a very elaborate and well-thought out plot but then, 15 pages from the end suddenly threw a completely unsuspected and unnec...