Reader's Digest Condensed Books - 200th Volume Author:Reader's Digest Volume 2 1992 — In this volume: — "COMEBACK" by Dick Francis — Peter Darwin is a diplomat, not a detective. But when he visits his boyhood home in England and befriends a local veterinarian, he is drawn into a mystery that baffles everyone, including the police. Prize horses are dying from causes no one can explain. Pure coincidence? Or is some... more » malicious scheme behind these sudden deaths? Peter's search for the answer leads toward a scandal buried deep in the past -- but there is even more danger in the present when the killer starts claiming human victims. A fine mix of medicine and murder by the best-selling author of "Longshot".
"SCARLETT" by Alexandra Ripley
(the Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind")
Scarlett O'Hara -- she stood up against Sherman's rampage through Georgia, she held on to Tara against all odds, and she became one of the most unforgettable heroines of all time. But at the end of "Gone With the Wind" she had lost what she cherished most -- the heart of Rhett Butler. Now, in the eagerly awaited sequel, she is determined to win him back. In a sprawling novel of adventure and romance that sweeps from the elegant drawing rooms of Charleston and Savannah to the ancient castles and farmlands of strife-torn Ireland, Scarlett and Rhett are vividly brought to life once again -- along with a host of other characters both new and familiar. A satisfyingly rich conclusion to an epic story.
"THE DECEIVER" by Frederick Forsyth
He is called the Deceiver -- the most cunning espionage player in the British Secret Intelligence Service. Sam McCready is the master when it comes to dirty tricks. But now the cold war is over, and McCready's superiors want to put him out to pasture. Sam knows the danger is still there, and he sets out to make his point. But will a dazzling display of his exploits prove his value? Or will it show that he's a dangerous maverick, better shuffled off to an obscure desk job? In the balance hangs not only McCready's fate but the future of British intelligence. First-rate suspense fiction from the author of "The Day of the Jackal" and "The Negotiator".« less