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Daddy's gone a hunting

Author: Mary Higgins Clark
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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In this novel the author exposes a dark secret from a family's past that threatens the lives of two sisters, Kate and Hannah Connelly, when the family-owned furniture firm in Long Island City, founded by their grandfather and famous for its fine reproductions of antiques, explodes into flames in the middle of the night, leveling the buildings to the ground, including the museum where priceless antiques have been on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories, American
Suspense fiction, American
Mystery fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Higgins Clark
ISBN: 9781451668940 1451668945 1451668961 9781451668964
OCLC Number: 828775834
Description: viii, 338 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mary Higgins Clark.

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In this novel the author exposes a dark secret from a family's past that threatens the lives of two sisters, Kate and Hannah Connelly, when the family-owned furniture firm in Long Island City, founded by their grandfather and famous for its fine reproductions of antiques, explodes into flames in the middle of the night, leveling the buildings to the ground, including the museum where priceless antiques have been on permanent display for years. The ashes reveal a startling and grisly discovery, and provoke a host of suspicions and questions. Was the explosion deliberately set? What was Kate, tall, gorgeous, blond, a CPA for one of the biggest accounting firms in the country, and sister of a rising fashion designer, doing in the museum when it burst into flames? Why was Gus, a retired and disgruntled craftsman, with her at that time of night? What if someone is not who he claims to be? Now Gus is dead, and Kate lies in the hospital badly injured and in a coma, so neither can tell what drew them there, or what the tragedy may have to do with the hunt for a young woman missing for many years, nor can they warn that somebody may be covering his tracks, willing to kill to save himself. Step by step, the author once again presents the reader with a perplexing mystery, a puzzling question of identity, and a fascinating cast of characters, one of whom may just be a ruthless killer.

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