Reader's Digest Condensed Books 1990 Author:Includes: Clifford Irving, Rosamunde Pilcher, R.D. Lawrence, Dorothy Gilman TRIAL by Clifford Irving — Warren Blackburn is down-and-out in Houston--a lawyer hanging on to his career by his fingernails. So when a judge appoints him to defend a homeless Mexican accused of murder, he jumps at the chance. Then an even bigger case falls in his lap, and his luck seems to change overnight. But as he struggles to prepare for ... more »tial Warren develops a sickening sense that something is wrong--very wrong--about his two cases. And he finds himself risking everything to wrest justice from a system that seems stacked against it.
SEPTEMBER by Rosamunde Pilcher
The long-awated new book from the author of The Shell Seekers. September is a magical month in the Scottish Highlands. Crisp winds sweep through the heather. Feathery clouds spill over brooding peaks. And in one small village a grand party is being planned. As old friends and relatives gather, destinies are shaped, romances rekindled, and fortunes changed forever. An old-fashioned curl-up-by-the-fire novel, teeming with memorable characters.
THE WHITE PUMA by R. D. Lawrence
In the mountains of western Canada a rare creature is born, a puma with a coat as white as snow. Even as a kitten he's daring, resourceful, and eager to learn. He stalks red squirrels, engages in mock combat with his sisters. And at maturity the puma will need all the skills he's developed--and more--to survive. For amid the beauties of the wilderness lurk many perils, including a pair of humans bent upon destroying him. Renowned author and naturalist R.D. Lawrence creates a vivid portrait of a beleaguered and magnificent animal.
MRS. POLLIFAX AND THE WHIRLING DERVISH by Dorothy Gilman
Emily Pollifax is restless. It's January; her husband is away, and let's face it, even the garden club is losing its appeal. So when her old friends at the CIA call asking for help, she can't say no. And suddenly she's off to Morocco, land of desert sands, ancient mysteries--and double agents. Her job: to help identify a group of secret informants. But there's a catch. She has to find the informants while they, and she, are still alive. American's most unusaul spy at the top of her form.« less