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DYING FOR MERCY
Hardcover: July 28, 2009
Paperback: August 31, 2010
ISBN: 0061286117
ISBN-13: 9780061286117
HarperCollins Publishers

When death shatters the serenity of the exclusive moneyed enclave of Tuxedo Park, New York, Eliza Blake, co-host of KEY to America, is on the scene. While attending a lavish gala at her friends' newly renovated estate, Pentimento, Eliza's host is found dead -- a grotesque suicide that is the first act in a macabre and intricately conceived plan to expose sins of the past involving some of the town's most revered citizens.

IT ONLY TAKES A MOMENT
paperback July 28, 2009
hardback July 29, 2008
ISBN-10: 0061286095
ISBN-13: 978-0061286094
Publisher: William Morrow

New York City news anchor Eliza Blake, now back at the morning TV show KEY to America, pays a price for her high media profile in this riveting novel of suspense from bestseller Clark (When Day Breaks). When kidnappers seize Eliza's seven-year-old daughter, Janie, and Eliza's Hispanic housekeeper on their way home from camp in New Jersey, Eliza's comfortable life turns into a living nightmare.

WHEN DAY BREAKS
June 05, 2007
ISBN: 0061286079
HarperCollins Publishers

The Sunrise Suspense Society series brings together three of the most memorable characters from my previous books along with a new addition. Eliza Blake, B.J. D'Elia, Annabelle Murphy and Margo Gonzalez dub themselves the "Sunrise Suspense Society" at KEY News, when they initially join together to solve the mystery surrounding the death of Constance Young, the powerful and controversial co-star of the top-ranking morning news program, KEY to America.

LIGHTS OUT TONIGHT
July 2006
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312323174
Available in:
  Hardcover July 11, 2006
  Audio July 11, 2006
  Large Print August 2006

As KEY News film and theater critic, Caroline Enright knows her opinions have influenced the box office habits of millions of Americans. She has taken her fair share of irate phone calls, and even an occasional threat... but she is unprepared when her trip to the Warrenstown Summer Playhouse is interrupted by murder.

DANCING IN THE DARK
July 2005
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312323158
Available in:
  Hardcover, Audio; Large Print
  Paperback May 30, 2006

Trying to mix business with pleasure, KEY News correspondent Diane Mayfield has brought her children and her sister to the New Jersey shore town of Ocean Grove to investigate a story on “girls who cry wolf” for the season premiere of Hourglass, television’s highly rated news magazine.

HIDE YOURSELF AWAY
2004
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312323131
Available in:   Hardcover, Paperback, Audio; Large Print

It should have been an ideal week during a perfect summer in "America's First Resort" in Newport, Rhode Island. When one of the KEY interns is killed and another disappears, this year's crop of fledgling journalists are targets -- including Grace Callahan, a single mother who came to the City-by-the-Sea determined to launch a future in television news.

NOWHERE TO RUN
2003
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312288778
Available in:   Hardcover, Paperback, Audio; Large Print

As medical producer for "KEY to America," Annabelle Murphy makes her living explaining horrific conditions to the nation. So when a KEY News colleague dies with symptoms terrifyingly similar to those of the latest scourge, she knows the panic spreading through the corridors of the Broadcast Center is justified.

NOBODY KNOWS
2002
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312983832
Available in:   Hardcover, Paperback, Audio; Large Print

Cassie Sheridan has made a critical mistake. She is transferred to Miami, to wait out the end of her contract. While covering a hurricane that's moving up Florida's west coast, Cassie meets 11-year-old Vincent, who has just made a grisly discovery on the beach.

CLOSE TO YOU
2001
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312938063
Available in:   Hardcover, Paperback, Audio; Large Print

Someone wants to get close to KEY News anchorwoman Eliza Blake -- even if it takes murder to do it. Eliza is back from Do You Want to Know A Secret?.

LET ME WHISPER IN YOUR EAR
2000
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312261918
Available in: &  Hardcover, Paperback, Audio; Large Print

KEY News Reporter Laura Walsh has an uncanny ability to have celebrities' obituaries ready to roll. But when the glamorous host of the network's most high profile news show meets a devastating end, Laura's ready-to-air obit raises not only the suspicions of her co-workers but the police as well.

DO YOU PROMISE NOT TO TELL?
1999
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312938071
Available in:   Hardcover, Paperback, Audio; Large Print

Farrell Slater, a TV news producer, is at a crossroads. Her job at KEY News hangs in the balance when she fails to convince her boss to broadcast the story of the auctioning of the legendary Fabergé Moon Egg.

DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET?
1998
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312969244
Available in:   Hardcover, Paperback, Audio; Large Print

Eliza Blake is a newswoman on the rise. Then Bill Kendall, a senior anchorman, dies unexpectedly and Eliza is thrust into the limelight -- offered her biggest opportunity ever.