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Readers Digest Select Editions Vol 292, 2007 Vol 4 : Autumn Blue / Bad Luck and Trouble / Tallgrass / Winter's Child
Readers Digest Select Editions Vol 292 2007 Vol 4 Autumn Blue / Bad Luck and Trouble / Tallgrass / Winter's Child Author:Karen Harter, Lee Child, Sandra Dallas, Margaret Maron AUTUMN BLUE by Karen Harter (Warner Books) — A single mother with a troubled teenage son has no one to turn to for help except a quiet elderly neighbor, the last person on earth who wants to get involved with someone else's problems. With this engrossing family drama, Karen Harter, author of last year's WHERE MERCY FLOWS, delivers on the ... more »promise of that debut novel with the sort of story our readers always enjoy. Look for Harter to become the next Kristin Hannah!
BAD LUCK AND TROUBLE by Lee Child (Delacorte Press)
Ex-army cop Jack Reacher is a combination of James Bond, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Willis, and John Wayne just take all the good parts and mix them together for a hero for the 21st Century. In Reacher's latest--adventure, someone is eliminating the members of his own old army unit, which reunites the groups' survivors for nonstop action, great characters, and enough surprises and twists to make Mission Impossible look like Sesame Street.
TALLGRASS by Sandra Dallas (St. Martins Press)
From the very first sentence, you know you're reading a winner. It's World War II, and 13-year-old Rennie begins to tell the tale of her small Colorado town that unexpectedly finds itself the site of a Japanese internment camp. As Rennie comes of age in these troubled times, she learns about both the good and bad in people that is sometimes hard to see, and ultimately discovers the greatest hero of all was in her own home. By the best-selling author of THE PERSIAN PICKLE CLUB.
WINTERS CHILD by Margaret Maron (Warner Books)
This truly satisfying mystery, a standout in Margaret Maron's series featuring the newly married judge Deborah Knott and sheriff Dwight Bryant, got a much-deserved starred review from Publishers Weekly. Dwight's ex-wife and son have disappeared, and it is up to Dwight and Deborah to find them, venturing into an old Southern town with a long history that knows all too well how to hide its secrets.« less