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Reader's Digest Condensed Books Volume 2 1991: Crack Down / The Women in His Life / Longshot / Something to Hide
Reader's Digest Condensed Books Volume 2 1991 Crack Down / The Women in His Life / Longshot / Something to Hide Author:Dick Francis, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Bernard Cornwell, Patricia Robinson "Longshot" by Dick Francis - In life as in horse racing beating the odds is a "longshot". John Kendall is broke, hungry and cold. When the struggling novelist is forced out of his tiny attic room one icy February morning, he's not quite sure what he'll do to make ends meet. On an impulse, John accepts an offer to writ... more »e the biography of a champion racehorse trainer. But the deeper John digs into the man's past, the closer he comes to uncovering a gruesome truth. And someone is determined that this truth will never come to light. For John Kendall, the greatest struggle is about to begin.
"The Women in His Life" by Barbara Taylor Bradford - There is an intense glamour about international tycoon Maximilian West. But behind the dashing facade, he is a man in crisis, haunted by an unquiet past. To find peace, he must explore the complicated geography of his heart. It is an unforgettable journey that not only takes him back to his childhood in Nazi Germany but also brings him face to face with the women in his life: those who have loved him, those who have lost him, and the one woman he is destined to love to the end of time.
"CrackDown" by Bernard Cornwell - Cruising the lush islands and lagoons of the Bahamas is charter-boat skipper Nick Breakspear's idea of heaven. But Nick's paradise is shattered when he discovers a derelict yacht, crewless and riddled with bullets, adrift on the high seas. What connection do a prominent U.S. Senator's troubled son and daughter have with the ill-fated yacht? Nick finds out all too soon, as circumstances draw him into direct conflict with the savage band of drug smugglers who inhabit the sinister island known as Murder Cay.
"Something to Hide" by Patricia Robinson - Sage Eliot thought she was lucky when she inherited her grandmother's gracious but decaying Charleston mansion. But there are secrets hidden among the shadowy halls and dusty heirlooms. Secrets of the past, lost in timeworn diaries. Secrets of the present, in the haunting sounds that wake her in the night. And then there are the secrets that Roper Chalfont, Sage's elusive, brooding tenant, guards so closely. Does he too, like the old house, have something to hide?« less