Reader's Digest condensed books Volume 2 Author:Torey L. Hayden, Rosalind Laker, Toni Ringo Helfer, Dick Francis Four books are contained: — One Child by Torey Hayden — Six-year-old Sheila had never known a normal life. An abused child caught in the caos of a broken home. This is the poignant story of a near miracle wrought by a loving teacher upon a gifted and troubled child — Banner's of silk by Rosalind Laker — It was an impossible love-the lowly Parisian s... more »eamstress, Louise Vernet, and the rich young cavalry officer, Pierre de Gand. A star-crossed romance, set amid the elegance and glory of nineteenth-century France.
The Gentle Jungle by Toni Ringo Helfer
Toni and Ralph Helfer are owners of a ranch outside LA where they raise and train exotic animals to perform to films and on television.This is Toni's hilarious and often hair-raising account of day-to-day life among amiable snakes. kittenish tigers, playful wolves, and cougars who like to wrestle. Some of the animals, like Gentle Ben and Clarence, the cross-eyed lion, are famous.
Reflex by Dick Francis
Steeplechase jockey Philip Nore has held the world at a distance for most of his thirty years, refusing to get involved. But when trouble explodes all around him he is forced to take notice. What secrets are contained in the mysterious pieces of film? A taut thriller by the best-selling author of In the Frame and Whip hand.« less