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Reader's Digest Condensed Books Vol 3 1987 -Bolt, The Night Lives On, The Choice, The Ladies of Missalonghi, and Night of the Fox
Reader's Digest Condensed Books Vol 3 1987 -Bolt The Night Lives On The Choice The Ladies of Missalonghi and Night of the Fox Author:Reder's Digest Editors & Dick Francis, Walter Lord, Henry Denker, Colleen McCullough and Jack Higgins BOLT by Dick Francis (Illustrated by Jack McCarthy) - The race in on. And this time it's not for money but to stop a desperate killer. Jockey Kit Fielding is facing some high hurdles in life. His fiancee, the beautiful Danielle de Brescou, seems to be shifting her affections elsewhere. His longtime friend and employer, Princess Casilia, is be... more »ing threatened b an unsavory thug. And Kit himself is the target of an old and vengeful enemy. Then, one bleak morning, two of the princess's prize horses are found shot to death in their stalls. Who would snuff out the lives of such innocent, beautiful animals? And will the killer stop there? These are questions Kit must answer-or risk losing everything he loves. A masterful tale of suspense from the dean of the racing world.
THE NIGHT LIVES ON by Walter Lord - Fascinating new information about the sinking of the Titanic...It was one of the great news stories of all time. And today, seventy-five years later, the Titanic, its passengers and its disastrous fate continue to fascinate us. Inspired by the recent discovery of the "unsinkable" ship, expert Walter Lord reveals dramatic new details about that tragic night-the horror and the heroism, the fear and the folly, the haunting might have beens...
THE CHOICE by Henry Denker (Illustrated by Ted Lewin) - Two young patients. One Caring Doctor. More than just lives at stake-A tennis star at fifteen, Amy Bedford has dreams for the future that are sky-high. On the courts she has confronted many challengers and overcome them. But now she faces a terrifying new adversary-bone cancer-and she is forced to make the most important choice of her life. Her sympathetic surgeon, Walter Duncan, guides Amy in her decision. A fatehr himself, "Dr. Walt" has dreams for his own young daughter. But these may be shattered when he too must make a heartrending choice. A moving story of inspiring courage, unbearable loss and the ultimate power of love.
The Ladies of Missalonghi by Colleen McCulloughi (Illustrated by Paul Birling)- At Missalonghi they were all tired of wearing brown...tired of their genteel poverty...tired of being snubbed by their rich relations. But for Missy Wright, life with her widowed mother and crippled aunt was especially drab. Shy and plain, at thirty-three Missy seemed doomed to spinsterhood. Each passing day she yearned for excitement. Each night she dreamed of romance. What she needed was a little push in the right direction.. Then, thanks, to Una, the glamorous librarian with a scandalous past, her life began to change. In fact, even a man turned up-the rough-hewn, elusive John Smith. Now all Missy had to do was catch him...A Bewitching Cinderella tale.
NIGHT OF THE FOX by Jack Higgins (Illustrated by Gino D'Achille) - It isn't often a man is buried forty years after his death. But then nothing about Harry Martineau had ever been ordinary. A master British spy, he vanished during World Warr II, and only Sarah Drayton knows why. She fell in love with him on the most perilious mission of his career. And only now can she tell the startling truth...The story begins in April 1944. A wounded American, with detailed knowledge of D-Day plans, falls into Nazi hands. With Allied victory at stake, he must be found. Disguised as an SS officer, Martineau is soon swept into a deadly game of bluff and counterbluff...his opponent none other than Field Marshal Rommel, the Desert Fox himself! "Higgins' most tingling thriller since The Eagle Has Landed." - Publishers Weekly.« less