Bestselling US author Mary Higgins Clark dies

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Feb 01 2020 02:35 PM

WASHINGTON, United States - Bestselling American author Mary Higgins Clark, known by her fans as the "Queen of Suspense", has died aged 92, her publisher confirmed Friday.

She was still producing a book a year at the age of 90, with her page-turners earning her a legion of fans across the world -- and even making her one of the top-selling fiction authors in France.

Clark's publisher Simon & Schuster announced her death, tweeting she died peacefully "surrounded by family and friends".