Reader's Digest Condensed Books Volume 1 1992 Author:Include: Ken Follett, Henry Denker, Peter Benchley, Camilla Bittle NIGHT OVER WATER by Ken Follett — The Pan American Clipper--quite simply the most romantic plane ever made. On a bright September day in 1939 a group of glamorous but desperate passengers step aboard the aircraft for its last flight after war is declared. Each has a compelling reason for getting out of England fast. It's only thirty hours to N... more »ew York on the Clipper, and it's high luxury all the way. But despite all the Champagne and caviar, the night sky is full of unexpected dangers. Taut suspense.
DOCTOR ON TRIAL by Henry Denker
All her life Kate Forrester had wanted to be a doctor--from her teenage years as a candy striper to her residency at one of New York's finest medical facilities. But her lifelong dream collapses around her when a young patient--the daughter of a ruthless real estate tycoon--dies mysteriously while under her care. Abandoned by the hospital staff, Kate has only one hope to salvage her career: the skill of a young lawyer whose maverick style matches her own. An absorbing medical-legal drama.
BEAST by Peter Benchley
It hovers in the gray-green waters off the coast of Bermuda. It is one hundred feet long, weighs twelve tons, and has tentacles studded with razor-sharp hooks. The stuff of sailors' nightmares, it is a legendary creature--but as real as fear itself. Normally it would stay in the deep, floating, feeding at will. But its diet has been depleted by man's greed. Now ravenous and angry, it heads for the shallows.
DEAR FAMILY by Camilla Bittle
The time: the years of the Great Depression, an age both more harsh and gentler than our own. When Ed Beane loses his job at the tap-and-die company, he and his wife, Dorothy, are offered a home with Dorothy's strong-willed mother. Defeated, worried, they have no choice but to accept--and give up their independence. Or so it seems. Camilla Bittle's marvelous story about life, memories, and the ties that bind people together in good times and bad.« less