He Sees You When You're Sleeping Author:Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark Sterling Brooks has been cooling his heels in the Celestial Waiting Room for forty-six years, waiting for admission to heaven. Finally, just days before Christmas, he's summoned before the Heavenly Council and found unworthy; throughout his life he had been hopelessly self-absorbed. To redeem himself, he is given the chance to go back to Ear... more »th and find someone to help.
At New York's Rockefeller Center skating rink, Sterling encounters Marissa, a heartbroken seven-year-old whose father and grandmother have been forced into the Witness Protection Program; they had overheard two gangsters hatch a sinister plot to collect money from a debtor. Able to travel through time and space, Sterling devises a master plan to reunite little Marissa with her family in time for Christmas. Along the way, he discovers within himself what it takes to earn his wings.« less
A sweet and amusing tale of Sterling Brooks, on Earth a selfish man, who has been trying to get into Heaven for over 40 years. A celestial council gives him a chance to redeem himself and sends him back to earth to help someone in need. At Rockefeller Center, he finds a grieving child who doesn't understand why her father and grandmother left her so abruptly and won't come home. There's a bit of villainous comedy relief in this one.