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Reader's Digest Condensed Books Volume 2 1996 (Come To Grief, Coming Home, Blaze, That Camden Summer)
Reader's Digest Condensed Books Volume 2 1996 - Come To Grief, Coming Home, Blaze, That Camden Summer Author:Spencer, Somerlott, Pilcher, Francis Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher — It was a golden time, that summer of 1939. With her parents abroad, young Judith Dunbar was welcomed into the carefree world of the Carey-Lewis family. At their opulent estate on England's Cornish coast, her life was suddenly filled with a gaiety and love she'd never known. But all too soon the winds of war scat... more »ter friends and lovers alike, leaving Judith to hope that those dear to her will one day come home again. An enthralling novel from one of today's best-loved storytellers.
Come To Grief by Dick Francis
What sort of madman would creep about in the dead of night injuring prize racehorses? That's what Sid Halley, private investigator, wants to know. To Sid's dismay, the early clues lead straight to a longtime friend, Ellis Quint - the scion of a prominent family, an adored TV personality. Surely, he coudn't be guilty. Or could he? Spurred on by suspicion, Halley is catapulted into an investigation he fears will cost him friendships - and maybe his life.
That Camden Summer by LaVyrle Spencer
Camden, Maine, is all a-whisper. After eighteen years Roberta Jewett has returned to her hometown with three daughters ... and without her husband! Divorce is virtually unheard of in 1916, and folks bristle at Roberta's free-spirited ways. All she really wants is to raise her girls in peace, without anyone else's help, thank you very much. But as the town's hostility grows, she discovers that going it alone can get her into serious trouble. And listening to her heart might just be the only way out.
Blaze by Robert Somerlott
He was a magnificent dog gone bad. With proper care the German shepherd could have been a champion. But mistreatment has turned him vicious. One old man, a retired dog handler, can't bear to let the beautiful animal be destroyed, yet he just doesn't have the stamina to start training another dog. So it's a lucky thing for both of them when the old man's runaway grandson enters their lives, bringing all of them the hope of a new beginning. A classic tale of love and second chances.« less