Carol Higgins Clark's greatest claim to fame
, and her biggest stepping-stone
to fame is the fact that she is the daughter of acclaimed writer
of suspense novels Mary Higgins Clark
. Carol calls herself a writer and an actress
. Indeed, she has appeared in a variety of productions on television, in films
and on stage
. Not surprisingly, her big break in the acting world was a starring role
in the 1992 television movie
"A Cry in the Night," based on her mommy's novel.
Carol Higgins Clark's main and repeating character in her books is Regan Reilly, a spunky detective who always gets her man.
She was born in 1956 and graduated from Mount Holyoake College and, as of 2001, lived in New York City.