Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark

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Mary Higgins Clark, the "Queen of Suspense," has crafted a very special holiday story about a child's courage in the face of danger, and the power of love. Charged with menace and thrilling suspense, it is the #1 New York Times bestselling author's gift to readers for all seasons.

When Catherine Dornan's husband, Tom, is diagnosed with leukemia, she and their two young sons travel with him to New York during the holiday season for a lifesaving operation. On Christmas Eve, hoping to lift the boys' spirits, Catherine takes them to see Rockefeller Center's famous Christmas tree; while there, seven-year-old Brian notices a woman taking his mother's wallet. A St. Christopher medal tucked inside the wallet saved his grandfather's life in World War II, and Brian believes with all his heart that it will protect his father now. Impulsively, Brian follows the thief into the subway, and the most dangerous adventure of his young life begins...
 

About Mary Higgins Clark

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Mary Higgins Clark nació en Nueva York y cursó estudios en la Universidad de Fordham. Está considerada una de las más destacadas autoras del género de intriga, y sus obras alcanzan invariablemente los primeros puestos en las listas de bestsellers internacionales. Entre su ingente producción destacan, entre otras, El último adiós, No puedo olvidar tu rostro, Un extraño acecha, Por siempre mía , Pálida como la luna, Noche de paz, Testigo en la sombra, La estrella robada, La fuerza del engaño , En defensa propia, Dos niñas vestidas de azul y La misma canción.
 
Published May 25, 2000 by Simon & Schuster. 192 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Action & Adventure, Horror, Crime. Fiction

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Waiting on line to look at the Christmas Eve displays in the windows at Saks Fifth Avenue, Brian Dornan sees somebody in the crowd pick up the wallet his distracted mother Catherine has just droppeda wallet containing hundreds of his sick father's dollars and the St. Christopher medal Catherine's...

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Clark's favored theme of endangered kids (Where Are the Children?, etc.) meshes here with a parable of faith; but, despite swift pacing, the predictability of the story line undercuts the suspense. Ca

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Clark's suspenseful Christmas tale spent 13 weeks on PW's bestseller list. (Nov.)

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Clark's suspenseful Christmas tale spent 13 weeks on PW's bestseller list.

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Clark's favored theme of endangered kids (Where Are the Children?, etc.) meshes here with a parable of faith; but, despite swift pacing, the predictability of the story line undercuts the suspense. Ca

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Clark's suspenseful Christmas tale spent 13 weeks on PW's bestseller list. (Nov.)

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And then you might think, in the words of the youthful, loving mother, ''No...no, that can't be.'' D Originally posted Nov 03, 1995 Published in issue #299 Nov 03, 1995 Order article reprints

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