You Don't Own Me

You Don't Own Me

Book - 2018
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When we last saw Laurie Moran, she had recently become engaged to her show's former host, Alex Buckley. Since then, the two have been happily planning a summer wedding and honeymoon, preparing for Alex's confirmation to a federal judicial appointment, and searching for the perfect New York City home for their new life together. But then Laurie is approached by Robert and Cynthia Bell, parents of Dr. Martin Bell, a famously charming and talented physician who was shot dead as he pulled into the driveway of his Greenwich Village carriage house five years ago. The Bells are sure that Martin's disgraced and erratic wife, Kendra, carried out the murder. Determined to prove Kendra's guilt and win custody over their grandchildren, they plead with Laurie to feature their son's case on "Under Suspicion," ensuring her that Kendra is willing to cooperate. Kendra has lived under a blanket of suspicion since Martin's death, with the tabloid media depicting her as a secretive, mentally unstable gold-digger. Laurie's show is a chance for her to clear her name. But unbeknownst to the Bells, Kendra has already refused once before to go forward with a re-investigation of her husband's murder, and her statements to the contrary only add to the appearance of guilt. But once Laurie dives into the case, she learns that Martin wasn't the picture-perfect husband, father, and doctor he appeared to be and was carrying secrets of his own. And what does the web of lies ensnaring the Bell family have to do with a dangerous stranger, who gazes at Laurie from afar and thinks, What a pretty girl, I'm sure she's going to be missed.
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster,, 2018
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781501171666
Branch Call Number: MYS Clar
Characteristics: 271 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Burke, Alafair
Alternative Title: You do not own me


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Oct 14, 2019

Good "Who done it" Laurie is a movie producer of a show called UNDER SUSPICION & she is trying to solve the murder of Dr Bell. There are some twists & a love interest to make it interesting.

Jul 07, 2019

I've always enjoyed reading Mary Higgins Clark's books. The first book I read was a book I bought at a garage sale, and that restarted my love for reading again. I've read most of her books and this was the first I've read where she co-authored. Although this was not one of my favorite of her books, it did not disappoint. I would recommend this book as a great read!

ArapahoeAlice Jan 28, 2019

I have read Mary Higgins Clark for years and this book doesn't disappoint. I love the Under Suspicion series.
It's fun to imagine this world of wealthy people:
--Heroic, handsome, doting, intelligent men
--Women who have high-paying jobs, wear nice clothes and pearls, and go to upscale restaurants and society events
--Loyal domestic help that cleans, cooks, and cares for the kids.
--Oh yeah, villains do not-too-scary stuff.

It's like a nice cup of chamomile tea that won't keep you up at night.

Dec 31, 2018

This is my favorite Under Suspicion so far. What made this one so good was the continued character development of Laurie, Alex and Leo (Laurie's dad). Their lives are not remaining stagnant, but are very much affected by the show and other circumstances in their lives. I also love a book set in NYC. Clark and Burke make a great combination.

Dec 17, 2018

Before YOU DON'T KNOW ME, I was not aware of any books co-authored by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke. Two favorite authors co-authoring books - sometimes this works well; sometimes not so much. But what a treat this book turned out to be. Well done! Great story lines and character development and edge of the seat stuff. No spoilers from me. Great ending I never saw coming. Fun! -- now I have to go back and read the other books they did together (how did I ever miss those?).

Nov 27, 2018

Three in the morning and I just finished "You Don't Own Me". I could not put this book down. Again Laurie dives right into a cold case crime and sets all the characters in motion. You think you know who did what but in the end the truth will come out. A must read for anyone interested in good clean murder mysteries. Number 6 in the series.....

OPL_KrisC Nov 09, 2018

A fast-paced thriller that does not disappoint! You Don't Own Me is the 6th book in Mary Higgins Clark's Under Suspicion series and is for fans looking for a mix of James Patterson & Nora Roberts.

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