While My Pretty One Sleeps

While My Pretty One Sleeps is a 1989 novel by Mary Higgins Clark. It takes place in New York City. It was number 10 in the Publishers Weekly best selling book list that year. It is listed in the OCLC top 1000 works most widely held by libraries.

While My Pretty One Sleeps
AuthorMary Higgins Clark
CountryUnited States
GenreThriller novel
PublisherSimon & Schuster
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
ISBN0-671-55665-7 (first edition hardcover)


Neeve Kearney runs a dress shop. One of her popular customers, Ethel Lambston, a writer, is found dead in a small cave.[1]


The character of Bishop Stanton is based on Father Joseph A. O'Hare, president of Fordham University.[1]

In other media

While My Pretty One Sleeps was made into a television film directed by Jorge Montesi, and starring Connie Sellecca, released 12 January 1997 in the US.

See also


    1. Raymond A. Schroth (2002). Fordham: A History and Memoir. Loyola Press. pp. 338–339. ISBN 978-0-8294-1676-3.
    • Linda De Roche (2011). Mary Higgins Clark: Life and Letters. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-0-313-36637-6.
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