Reader's Digest Condensed Novels Author:Julie Garwood, Peter Pezzelli, Jeffery Deaver, Sarah Addison Allen Shadow Dance, by Julie Garwood — Dazzling romantic suspense from one of America's favorite authors. Jordan Buchanan is thrilled that her brother and bet friend are tying the knot-until an eccentric professor warns of "bad blood" between the couple's ancestral clans. Jordan vows to prove the professor wrong, but as her investigation uncovers an ... more »intriguing history, she suddenly finds herself the target of a murderer. Bad blood indeed!
Francesca's Kitchen, by Peter Pezzelli
For years, Francesca Campanile was the queen of her home. Standing in her kitchen over a bubbling pot of tomato sauce, she dispensed advice as liberally as she did the garlic as she raised her son and two daughters. But now her children have grown up, and it's time for Francesca to make a change. Is there a new family somewhere that could use some guidance-and maybe a little lasagna?
The Sleeping Doll, by Jeffery Deaver
When a killer escapes from prison, special agent Kathryn Dance-a brilliant interrogator and body language specialist-must hunt him down. But Daniel Pell is no ordinary criminal. He's a master of control who mesmerizes and exploits people for his own evil ends. To outwit Pell, Dance must get inside the killer's mind-a terrifying place to be.
Garden Spells, by Sarah Addison Allen
Everyone in Bascom, North Carolina, knows that the Waverly women are different. They each have unusual talents that make them special. Even their house, with its mysterious garden, is a little strange. But behind the local legends are two very real sisters making a life for themselves even as they find romance in the least likely places. A wonderful debut novel about the down-to-earth magic that comes from family and love.« less