Just Take My Heart
by Mary Higgins Clark
mystery
From The Jacket:In her new thriller Americas no 1 bestselling Queen of Suspense delves into a legal battle over the guilt or innocence of a man accused of murdering his wife. Woven into her plot is an eerie little understood but documented medical phenomenon the emergence of a donors traits and memories in the recipient of a heart transplant. Natalie Raines, one of Broadways brightest stars accidentally discovers who killed her former roommate and sets in motion a series of shocking events that puts more than one life in extreme peril. While Natalie and her roommate Jamie Evans were both struggling young actresses Jamie had been involved with a mysterious married man to whom she referred only by nickname. Natalie comes face to face with him years later and inadvertently addresses him by the nickname Jamie had used. A few days later Natalie is found in her home in Closter New Jersey, dying from a gunshot wound. Immediately the police suspect Natalie's theatrical agent and soon to be exhusband Gregg Aldrich. He had long been a "person of interest" and was known to have stalked Natalie to find out if she was seeing another man... As Aldrichs trial is making headlines her boss warns Emily that this high profile case will reveal personal matters about her such as the fact that she had a heart transplant. And during the trial Emily experiences sentiments that defy all reason and continue after Gregg Aldrichs fate is decided by the jury. In the meantime' she does not realize that her own life is now at risk.
A light read and another great book for Mary Higgins Clark fans. A tale with courtroom drama and some surprises. A little different than her usual style but good all the same.
by-Sara 2009/05/03, 04:29 PM
 
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