The Lottery Winner: Alvirah And Willy Stories

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Pocket Books, Nov 1, 1995 - Fiction - 304 pages
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Alvirah Meehan, one of Mary Higgins Clark's most beloved characters, returns in these dazzling, intertwined tales of sleuthing and suspense. Alvirah, the former cleaning lady who struck it rich in the lottery, made her first appearance in Weep No More, My Lady. Now, with her devoted mate, Willy, the ever-resourceful Alvirah delves into crime-solving on a grand scale -- and with her own inimitable style.
Among their many adventures, Alvirah and Willy find a dead actress in their Central Park South condominium upon their return from London in "The Body in the Closet." Needing a break from the big city, they escape to Cape Cod -- only to meet a would-be heiress framed for murder in "Death on the Cape." When Alvirah and Willy seek the tranquillity of the Cypress Point Spa, it's the perfect getaway -- until a jewel thief turns up in "The Lottery Winner." Back in Manhattan, the search for a neighbor's missing newborn makes for a suspense-filled Christmas in "Bye, Baby Bunting."

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User Review  - James - Target

I purchased this for my wife who loves MHC's work and she was done with it after a few pages. She had just recently read I've Got You Under My Skin and breezed through it in 2 days, and has ready ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

I was introduced to Mary Higgins Clark's writing in the early 90's. I love her style of mystery writing...her ability to weave wit within intrigue. Alvirah and Willy are loveable characters. I was able to read this book in one sitting. Read full review


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Mary Higgins Clark, #1 international and New York Times bestselling author, has written thirty-four suspense novels; three collections of short stories; a historical novel, Mount Vernon Love Story; two children’s books, including The Magical Christmas Horse; and a memoir, Kitchen Privileges. With her daughter Carol Higgins Clark, she has coauthored five more suspense novels. She also wrote The Cinderella Murder with bestselling author Alafair Burke. Her books have sold more than 100 million copies in the United States alone.

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