While My Pretty One Sleeps Author:Mary Higgins Clark Set against the glittering world of New York’s fashion industry, While My Pretty One Sleeps begins with the murder of Ethel Lambston, a famous gossip writer, whose forthcoming book threatens to expose the secrets of some of the most powerful - and glamorous - figures in the world of fashion. At its center is Neeve Kearny, owner of an expe... more »nsive Madison Avenue boutique where Ethel shopped, daughter of a former NYC Police Commissioner, a beautiful young woman still trying to overcome the horror of her mother’s murder seventeen years ago, in what seemed to have been a pointless act of revenge. . .
Drawn into the drama of Ethel’s death, Neeve soon finds herself in danger, puzzled, as is everyone, by the sheer number of people who might have had a reason for the killing: the wealthy dress manufacturer, whose mob connections and sweatshop factories have been exposed; Ethel’s debt-ridden ex-husband, crazed by having to pay alimony every month to a woman who has all the money she needs and more; her ne’er-do-well nephew and sole heir, who has moved into her apartment, seemingly aware that she has disappeared. . .
Neeve plunges into this tangles, dangerous web, not realizing that her own life is threatened, haunted by the feeling that the clue to the murder is something she knows, something which she (and the victim herself) would have noticed, unaware that the killer is closer to her than she could ever have dreamed. . .« less