The Cradle Will Fall by Mary Higgins Clark
Katie Callahan DeMaio is a widowed county prosecutor. Katie has a rare condition in she loses too much blood on her period, causing lightheadedness, blackouts, etc. One day she is driving home from work and this causes her to crash.
But she survives. However, she and her sister decide its time to take care of it. They plan to do an operation when she has recovered a bit, her becoming a patient of the Dr. Edgar Highly. She is given medication, but doesn’t take all of it and awakes in the middle of the night-seeing a man move a dead body?
Meanwhile, celebrated physician and miracle birth, Dr. Edgar Highly, is facing a very large problem. One of his patients is unhappy with his care and going to go to her former physician. He has to take care of her quick, or else his experiment will be uncovered.
Dr, Highly kills her in his office and prepares to take her dead body to her house…but did someone spot him in the window?
Katie hears of the suicide and starts investigating, will she uncover the truth or be the next victim?
Thoughts After Reading:
I LOVE this book!!!
I can read it over and over and each time it gets me. It is a fantastic book, one of Clark’s best!
For more by Mary Higgins Clark, go to We’ll Meet Again
For more mysteries go to Lowcountry Bordello