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Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley)
Santa Cruise - Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley
Author: Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark
Alvirah Meehan, the lottery winner turned amateur sleuth; recently "hitched" private detective Regan Reilly; and their husbands Willy and Jack, are guests on the Royal Mermaid's maiden voyage, the Santa Cruise. The cruise is Commodore Randolph Weed's gift to a select group of people who in the last year made the world a better ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416535522
ISBN-10: 1416535527
Publication Date: 11/14/2006
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 169 ratings
Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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vintagejoy avatar reviewed Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley) on + 328 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
I love all these characters!! When Mary & Carol get together on a book it is always a fun read. This is their latest and it is good. Combines Nora & Luke Reilly, Reagen & Jack Reilly, and Alvirah & Willie. Alvirah and Willie have won a wonderful four day cruise in the Carribean and invite the rest of the crew to join them. It sets sail a couple of days after Christmas, and since noone has any special plans until the New Year they all decide to go. A calm, restful break from the hectic Christmas season this is not! There is way more going on with this cruise than meets the eye, and of course the lot of them get caught up in trying to piece together all the puzzles and solve the mysteries. A great read!
MELNELYNN avatar reviewed Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley) on + 669 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
"Santa Cruise" is the third Alvirah Meehan/Regan Reilly Christmas mystery written by the mother and daughter team of Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. Randolph Weed owns the cruise ship, The Royal Mermaid, and the maiden voyage is one that is free to guests who have done much good in the line of charity work. Alvirah Meehan wins a free cruise with her husband, Willy, and invites Jack and Regan Reilly and Nora and Luke Reilly to join them on the cruise. Eric, Weed's nephew, is hiding out 2 fugitives who are going to an island where there is no extradition to the US. One of the fugitives, a mobster named Tony Pinto, looks like the boxer turned mystery writer Left Hook Louie, and 2 women think they have seen the writer's ghost. Alvirah steals the show as she attempts to nab the suspects. There is too much coincidence in the book and Regan does very little in the way of detection for a private investigator. It is not the best of books for either author, but can provide a few hours of light entertainment if you have nothing better to do. Mary Higgins Clark is a fine mystery writer and her full length novels are excellent.
reviewed Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley) on + 10 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I have read all of Mary Higgins Clark's books and some of Carol Higgins Clark's books. It seems to me that Mary Higgins Clark can still spin a tale, but her stories have lost their edge. There is not much mystery to this story. It is a fun, easy read though.
LoveBeingMOM avatar reviewed Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley) on + 134 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Mary Higgens Clark brings back Alvirah Meehan in this fun story.

A cruise dedicated to those who give to charity or do good works. Yet, nothing seems to go right on this cruise. Alvirah and friends find a mystery...can they solve it in time?
heidiho avatar reviewed Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley) on
Helpful Score: 2
I LOVE Mary Higgins Clark, have all of her books, but have only read one other by Carol Higgins Clark and I wasn't too impressed. This book does bring back some characters from MHC's and I guess CHC's previous books, but you don't get a real feel for the characters from this book alone. There were a few cute mishaps occurring, but it was a quick read, and I found it boring and hard to get through.
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reviewed Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley) on + 3 more book reviews
quick reading, read the entire book while sitting for Jury Duty. Not very mysterious...but ok quick mindless reading.
dixiegirl avatar reviewed Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley) on + 31 more book reviews
Kind of boring. Not a whole lot of mystery to it.
reviewed Santa Cruise (Alvirah Meehan Regan Reilley) on
The book was definitely very interesting and kept you wondering how things would turn out. With a little humor and some sweet moments it was a pleasure to read!


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