No Place Like Home

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Thorndike Press, 2005 - Fiction - 555 pages
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At age ten, Liza Barclay shot her mother while trying to protect her from her violent stepfather. The Juvenile Court ruled the death an accident. At twenty-eight, and happily married for the second time, Liza, now called Celia, is shocked when her husband presents her with a gift - the house where she killed her mother.

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It was the beginning......from here on, I got addicted to reading Mary Higgins Clark.
Liza had been imprisoned....she is accused of killing her own mother. But Liza can't remember anything about
what happened......she had the gun in her hand and her mother was suddenly shot dead. after coming back Liza marries Gary, and even gives birth to a son. After her separation from Gary, she marries again and he really loves her..
But the past doesn't leave Liza alone__her second husband gifts her the house in which she killed her mother as her 34th birthday present.
and o fcourse, strange things happen, as they were destined to.

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Absolutely loved this book! Nothing is ever as good as a book by Mary Higgins Clark! I give this book 5/5 stars, because it is truly a masterpiece. I absolutely love any book by Mary Higgins Clark ... Read full review

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Mary Higgins Clark was born in the Bronx, New York on December 24, 1927. After graduating from high school and before she got married, she worked as a secretary, a copy editor, and an airline stewardess. She supplemented the family's income by writing short stories. After her husband died in 1964, leaving her with five children, she worked for many years writing four-minute radio scripts before turning to novels. Her debut novel, Aspire to the Heavens, which is a fictionalized account of the life of George Washington, did not sell well. She decided to focus on writing mystery/suspense novels and in 1975 Where Are the Children? was published. She received a B.A. in philosophy from Fordham University in 1979. Her other works include While My Pretty One Sleeps, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Moonlight Becomes You, Pretend You Don't See Her, No Place Like Home, and The Lost Years. She is also co-author, with her daughter Carol Higgins Clark, of Deck the Halls, He Sees You When You're Sleeping, and The Christmas Thief. She received numerous honors including the Grand Prix de Literature of France (1980), the Horatio Alger Award (1997), the Gold Medal of Honor from the American-Irish Historical Society, and the Spirit of Achievement Award from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. In 2014, she made The New York Times Best Seller List with her title The Cinderella Murder.

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