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Reader's Digest Select Editions -- The Anniversary, Flirting with Pete, Avenger, and Waterloo Station
Reader's Digest Select Editions -- The Anniversary Flirting with Pete Avenger and Waterloo Station Author:Frederick Forsyth, Barbara Delinsky, Amy Gutman, Emily Grayson The Anniversary * Amy Gutman — On April 5th Callie Thayer arrives home to find an envelope stuck in her door. The note enclosed reads: Happy Anniversary, Rosamund. I haven't forgotten you. "The shock was so intense that at first she didn't feel a thing. Like plunging into ice-cold water, unable to catch your breath, hurling down and down, not kno... more »wing when you'll stop. She clutched the note tight in her hand. Everything had changed."
Flirting with Pete * Barbara Delinsky
Psychologist Casey Ellis never met her father, but that didn't stop her from following in his professional footsteps. Now he has died, and Casey is shocked to have inherited his elegant Boston town house, complete with a maid and a handsome, enigmatic gardener. When she finds a manuscript that could be a novel, a journal, or a case study of one of her father's patients in her new home, she becomes engrossed in the story of Jenny, a young woman trying to escape her troubled life. Convinced the story is true and that her father left it as a message for her, Casey digs deeper. As she pieces together the mysteries surrounding her father, Jenny, and the romantic new stranger in her life, she discovers startling links between past and present, and unexpected ties between what is real and what is imagined.
Avenger * Frederick Forsyth
Most days, Calvin Dexter is a lawyer with the odd hobby of running triathlons. But for the right price and the right cause, the fifty-something Viet Nam veteran becomes 'The Avenger,' a man who will bring criminals from around the world back to the U.S. for justice. And the family of Ricky Colenso needs justice. Their darling son took off the summer before he started in college to serve as a humanitarian volunteer in Bosnia. The murderer, head of a Serb militia, has vanished, along with the billions of dollars he looted from the former Yugoslav economy. It's the Avenger's job to track the killer down and bring him to America where he can be tried for his crimes.
Waterloo Station * Emily Grayson
Eighteen-year-old Carrie Benedict is helping her grandmother, Maude Kendall, clean out her attic. Maude is selling her house and moving in with Carrie's parents; the old house on Cheshire Road is too much for her to take care of with the recent death of her beloved husband Stephen, and it also holds too many memories. As they begin the job of sorting, Carrie senses that Maude has lost her zeal for life without her husband. But when she comes across an old book of poetry, Maude holds the book tenderly against her chest with tears in her eyes. She explains to her granddaughter the importance of the book and begins to share with Carrie a story of love and hope and rebirth.« less