Reader's Digest Condensed Books Volume 4 1990 Author:Include: Jack Higgins, Rosalind Laker, Barbara Nickolae, James Oliver Curwood COLD HARBOUR by Jack Higgins — Cold Harbour--the town that is a living lie. In 1944 this sleepy Cornwall fishing village is in reality a secret nerve center for British espionage. And its biggest deception is the mission of Genevieve Trevaunce, an English nurse who takes on a false identity in occupied France. If her masquerade succeeds, she w... more »ill learn the Germans' defense plans from Rommel himself. If it fails, well...she's not the only one playing a part.
CIRCLE OF PEARLS by Rosalind Laker
Julia Pallister was still a child when she first saw the fabulous pearl-studded gown once owned by Queen Elizabeth. Now a fiery young wman, she is torn between two loves: Christopher Wren, the famed architect whom she has adored since childhood, and Adam Warrender, the dashing suitor who is determined to win her. Seventeenth-century England provides a stormy backdrop to their story, for the country--devastated by a civil war--is also in turmoil. It's during this trying time that Julia, like the nation, must decide her fate. And for Julia the pearl-studded gown holds the key.
THE BEAR by James Oliver Curwood
In 1885 hunter Jim Langdon has come to the rugged Rocky Mountains of British Columbia hot on the trail of a magnificient giant grizzly. The beast is a formidable adversary--a powerful creature standing nine feet tall. In the pursuit of his prey, Langdon will learn much about the grizzly--and finally something about himself as well. This is the novel that inspired the spectacular hit film.
FINDERS KEEPERS by Barbara Nickolae
The woman is a total puzzle. First she says she's Shannon Buchanan. Then she's Summer Knight. Or is it Valeria Valentine? The police think this winsome itinerant artist is a kidnapper, but she claims that the little girl traveling with her is her daughter. The more Investigator Phil Tewkes hears, the more he would like to believe her story--if only he could decide which one of her stories to believe. A tantalizing mystery full of charm and surprises.« less