February 8th, 2020


Book Critique - Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry

Stars: 3 / 5

Recommendation: A strong topic with an approach that lightens the crime, but leans heavily on the investigation and justice - a perfect last novel by the Queen of Suspense.

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry is the latest thriller by Mary Higgins Clark published in November of 2019. 

On January 31st 2020, we lost the "Queen of Suspense" who herself became a mysterious star in the unknown sky, a year and a half after he third husband John J. Conheeney passed away. She was one of my favorite authors, in fact the very person who had introduced me to mysteries and thrillers that gave women strength and courage to beat the odds and come out successful. At the age of 92, she was still spinning amazing stories just like this book. It is still surreal about her death, about the fact that there will be no more Mary Higgins Clark novels to look forward to. She has left a huge gap in the world of mystery and suspense for sure. 

In 2016 when Mary had come to Chatham, NJ to promote her book As Time Goes By and I missed going to the event because it was a week day and I couldn’t take off. I will forever regret missing the opportunity to meet her.

I was in fact reading this book when the news came across the waves and broke my heart. I almost put the book down as tears rolled down my cheeks. Then I thought I would read the book in her honor, and dedicate my review to her as a tribute. So here we go. 

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