A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, May 8, 2017
5/8/1995 Let Me Call You Sweetheart
May 8, 1995. This date saw the publication of Let Me Call You Sweetheart,by Mary Higgins Clark. A female prosecutor risks her chances for a judgeship by investigating a ten-year old murder conviction. Publisher's Weekly said the plot was "convoluted, full of red herrings and finally wrapped up with a villain out of left field." But it was a bestseller.