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text ☆ Deck the Halls Ø Mary Higgins Clark That Luke Reilly is not going to keep his appointment But Regan's worry turns to panic when a call comes through on her cell phone telling her that her father and his driver Rosita Gonzalez are being held for 1000000 ransom She turns to Alvirah because although Regan is a licensed detective in LA it is Alvirah who has the valuable contacts amongst the ranks of New York's law enforcement communityAs Regan and Alvirah desperately try to meet the harsh demands and tough deadline of the kidnappe All the action in this suspenseful novel comes over four days of Christmas 22 25 December and it provides an ideal Christmas read for the mother and daughter duo of Mary and Carol Higgins Clark admirably capture the Christmas feel even though the taut situation that develops is far from a Christmassy oneRegan Reilly a private investigator goes to the dentist to catch up with her father Luke Reilly who has an appointment but he is not there and he is never late While there Regan bumps into Alvirah Meehan a lottery winner and an amateur detective and when Regan receives a call on her cell phone telling her that her father has been kidnapped along with his driver Rosita she teams up with Alvirah to try to discover what has happened and where her father is being heldThe kidnappers demand 1000000 as a ransom and Regan's mother a detective fiction writer who is laid up with a broken leg insists that they arrange to get the money to meet the kidnappers' demandThe kidnappers have an ingenious method of getting the money that initially nobody can work out And with various other characters flitting in and out of the drama and looking like they could be involved in the plot Alvirah Regan and the police in the form of Jack Reilly unrelated is called in look absolutely flummoxed All the time investigations are ongoing Rosita's two children are pining for their mother as Christmas Day is rapidly approaching while the injured Nora Reilly is decidedly anxious for the safe return of her husbandThe kidnappers' first attempt at getting hold of the ransom money goes terribly awry so they arrange for another drop but interpreting some guarded words from Luke Reilly in a brief call to his daughter to say he is okay the kidnappers are eventually apprehended and Luke and Rosita are freed and are back among their families for Christmas Day'Deck the Halls' is masterfully told extremely suspenseful and holds the reader's attention throughout while maintaining a Christmas feel and giving an excellent portrayal of New York and its environs

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read reader ´ Deck the Halls Paperback ½ mary higgins clark ✓ ❰Reading❯ ➼ Deck the Halls Author Mary Higgins Clark – Gwairsoft.co.uk Mary Higgins Clark America's ueen of Suspense has joined forces with her daughter bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark to create a brilliant and ex Rs Luke and Rosita held captive on a decrepit houseboatmoored in the Hudson River are becoming increasingly terrified And to make matters worse a winter storm is gathering putting their lives in even greater danger 'Deck The Halls' is filled with twists and turns intrigue and danger as well as a hearty dose of holiday cheer Mary and Carol Higgins Clark have created a breathless yet heartwarming story of suspense in their first collaboration a Christmas classic for many holiday seasons to come Easy reading mysterysuspense combining characters from each author's individual works

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Deck the HallsMary Higgins Clark America's ueen of Suspense has joined forces with her daughter bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark to create a brilliant and exciting story of high stakes intrigue and detection in a kidnapping played out against a holiday setting Three days before Christmas Alvirah Meehan the famous lottery winner and amateur detective meets Regan in a New Jersey dentist's office Regan is there in search of her busy father who is scheduled for a routine visit However it is soon apparent In my mysterysuspense books I like a bit of well mystery and suspense Within the first few pages readers are told both the bad guys and their reasons for committing the crime so the only mystery was waiting for the good guys to catch up I slogged through a significant portion of the book but truthfully didn't care to finish it