By Mary Higgins Clark
Now in mass industry, the newest suspense from number 1 New York instances bestselling writer and Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, the place a biblical pupil is located murdered almost immediately after getting to know the main respected and holy record in human historical past, which has now long gone missing...
Dr. Jonathan Lyons, a seventy-year-old biblical student, believes he has came upon the rarest of parchments—a letter that could were written through Jesus Christ. Stolen from the Vatican library within the 15th century, it used to be assumed to be misplaced forever.
Under the promise of secrecy, Jonathan makes an attempt to verify his findings with a number of different biblical specialists. yet at the eve ahead of his personal homicide, he confides to Father Aiden O’Brien, a relatives pal, that a type of whom he depended on so much is set to maintain it from being back to the Vatican.
The subsequent night Jonathan Lyons is located shot to demise in his New Jersey domestic. His daughter, twenty-seven yr previous Mariah, unearths her father’s physique sprawled over his table in his examine, a deadly bullet wound at the back of his neck, and her mom, Kathleen, an Alzheimer’s sufferer, hiding within the learn closet, incoherent and clutching the homicide weapon. The police suspect that Kathleen, who in her lucid moments is familiar with that Jonathan was once concerned with a miles more youthful girl Lily Stewart, has dedicated the homicide.
But Mariah believes that the main to her father’s demise is tied to a different query: the place is the lacking parchment? Whom, between his shut circle of acquaintances, may possibly he have consulted? And did one among them kill to maintain ownership of the letter?
What Mariah doesn’t be aware of is that there has been an eyewitness to the homicide, an individual whose unwise try and blackmail the killer starts off a brand new circle of demise, with Mariah because the final objective of 1 person’s obsession with a valuable ancient treasure.
With all of the components that experience made her a global bestseller, Mary Higgins Clark’s The misplaced Years is right away a breathless homicide secret and a hunt for what could be the Most worthy non secular and archeological treasure of all time.