The second time around : A Novel. / Mary Higgins Clark.
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- ISBN: 9780743206341 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2003.
|Summary, etc.:|| In a novel that reaffirms her reputation as "America's Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark delivers a gripping tale of deception and tantalizing suspense. Nicholas Spencer, charismatic head of the medical research company Gen-stone, involved in the development of an anticancer vaccine, suddenly disappears. His private plane crashes en route to Puerto Rico, but his body is not found. Early results of the vaccine seemed highly promising. Yet, coinciding with Nicholas Spencer's disappearance comes news that the FDA is denying approval. Then follows the shocking revelation that Spencer had looted Gen-stone of huge sums of money -- including the lifetime savings of people who had risked every penny they had. Marcia "Carley" DeCarlo, the thirty-two-year-old columnist for the Wall Street Weekly, is assigned to cover the story. Carley is the stepsister of Spencer's wife, Lynn, an aggressive PR woman and socialite, whom she dislikes and distrusts. The day after news o...
|Target Audience Note:|| Grade 4 - Grade 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2003. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2103 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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