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Readers Digest Select Editions, Volume 3: 2003: The Last Promise / Danger Zone / Not a Sparrow Falls / Street Boys
Readers Digest Select Editions Volume 3 2003 The Last Promise / Danger Zone / Not a Sparrow Falls / Street Boys Author:Lorenzo Carcaterra, Linda Nichols, Shirley Palmer, Richard Paul Evans The Last Promise - Years ago, a sweet girl from Utah was swept off her feet by a handsome Italian. Today, the sweet girl from Utah is a wife and mother living in Italy. And she's about to be swept off her feet all over again... — Danger Zone - Maggie Cady is living the perfect life . . . — It's also the perfect lie. — Her husband, Sa... more »m, is her soul mate and a loving father to their child. Her four-year-old son, Jimmy, fulfills in her a lifelong desire to be a mother. And the life they have built together in New Orleans has made her happier than she ever imagined.
When Jimmy is kidnapped in a violent attack on their home, Maggie realizes her past has caught up with her -- a past she has kept secret from her husband. And the only way to save her son's life is to step straight back into a world of violence and deceit, a world she once barely escaped with her life. A world her protectors called the danger zone.
In an instant, everything Sam has believed is shattered. His home is attacked, his son is taken and his wife disappears, leaving behind only clues she is not who he thought she was. As he follows her tracks, barely managing to stay one step ahead of the FBI, Sam begins to understand that the woman he is chasing is a stranger. And that his son may have to pay the ultimate price for his mother's secrets.
Not a Sparrow Falls - A prodigal young woman from the hills of Virginia flees the men who have lured her away from a godly upbringing into a life of desperation. Taking on a new identity, Mary Bridget Washburn escapes to the bustling city of Alexandria. There her path crosses that of Alasdair MacPherson, a widowed pastor with three young children and daunting problems of his own. Mary Bridget longs to bring happiness to the deeply troubled family, but she seems an unlikely candidate to help. Has she fallen too far from grace to be able to pass it on? A heart-tugging tale about the extraordinary struggles that turn ordinary people into heroes.
Street Boys - A gang of street urchins and an American soldier fight to liberate the city of Naples from the German army Naples, late September, 1943. The war in Europe is almost won. Italy is leaderless; Mussolini already arrested by anti-fascists. The city has been evacuated, but the German army is moving towards Naples to finish the job. Their chilling instructions are: if the city can't belong to Hitler, it will belong to no one. No one but the children. Orphaned or hidden by parents, abandoned or lost, some as young as ten years old, the children of Naples resist. Aided by a lone Allied soldier, cut off from his regiment, and armed with just a handful of guns, unexploded bombs and their own ingenuity, the street boys are determined to take on the advancing enemy and save the city - or die trying.« less