No Place Like Home
Two years later, Celia is happily remarried. Her peace of mind is shattered when her new husband, Alex Nolan, surprises her with a gift -- the house in Mendham, New Jersey, where she killed her mother. On the day they move in, they find the words little lizzie's place -- beware painted on the lawn, splotches of red paint all over the house, and a skull and crossbones carved into the door.
More and more, there are signs that someone in the community knows Celia's true identity. When Georgette Grove, the real estate agent who sold the house to Alex, is brutally murdered and Celia is the first on the crime scene, she becomes a suspect.
As Celia fights to prove her innocence, she is notaware that she and her son, Jack, are now the targets of a killer.
Liza Barton killed her mother when she was ten and shot her step-father numerous times. Now she's thirty-four, married, has a son, and is standing in the exact spot where she killed her mother years before.
Her name has been changed to Celia, and no one knows the truth about her past. But will moving back to her old house spark old memories from the towns' people? She puts on a fake smile, trying not to show how horrified she is by the gift her husband has just given herher childhood home.
This book was awesome! I read it late into the night, unable to set it down because I was desperate to found out what happened next. Mary Higgins Clark did an excellent job with this novel, and I'm sure she kept many other readers up late, hungry to found out what happens.