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 decided to benefit the reality at any cost…
As the only assistant to a well-known upscale inside fashion designer, Lane Harmon, mom to five-year-old Katie, is familiar with traveling opulent houses round the tri-state quarter. 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. whilst she is named to aid in decorating a modest townhouse in Bergen County, she is aware the task is rare. 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 previous to it used to be found that the $5 billion money within the fund he were dealing with had vanished. Bennett had long past out on his sailboat within the Caribbean. was once 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 way of Mrs. Bennett’s calm dignity and it sounds as if honest trust in her husband’s innocence. steadily, Lane reveals herself attracted to Eric, the Bennetts’ son, who's equally decided to turn out that his father isn't accountable. Lane doesn’t understand 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 considered one of her most interesting novels.