Attorney Emily Graham has recently bought back her old family home in Spring Lake, NJ. The home is a beautiful Victorian but has a tragic history. More than 100 years earlier, Emily's great aunt Madeline vanished mysteriously there, never to be seen again. And even odder, within two years, two of Madeline's friends also disappeared.

During excavation for a swimming pool, the body of a young girl is discovered. The body is identified as Martha Lawrence, a local girl who disappeared on the same dayalbeit 100 years laterthan Madeline. Emily is sure that discovering the identity of her aunt's killer will solve the modern murder.

ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE is Mary Higgins Clark's strongest novel in years. This is a delicious chiller that will keep you guessing until the very last page is turned. (Apr., 400 pp., $7.99) Hardcover published May 2001.

Reviewed by: 
Toby Bromberg