Reader's Digest Select Editions Author:Sue Grafton, Kristin Hannah, Brian McGrory, Leif Enger This volume contains four outstanding books in condensed form. — Peace Like a River - Reuben Land is an asthmatic 11 year old boy whose dreams of great adventure fill his heart with the exhilaration his lungs cannot provide. When the older brother he idolized is accused of murder, Reuben's dreams of adventure become days of daring, and he ultima... more »tely beholds the miraculous capacity of his father's love. A stirring tale by a new literary voice.
"P" is for Peril - America's favorite P.I., the no-nonsense Kinsey Millhone, takes on risky business when she probes the mysterious disappearance of a local physician. It's a case filled with fraud, suspicious partners and greedy wives. The real peril for Kinsey, however, lies in the amorous advances of her new landlord--an irresistible Texan with a dark past.
Summer Island - Aspiring comedian Ruby Bridge uses wit to mask the bitterness she has felt ever since her mother, Nora abandoned her when she was sixteen. But after Nora is badly injured, her daughter grudgingly agrees to care for her, returning to the idyllic island where they were once a family. Here Ruby unearths surprising secrets that will alter her life forever. The touching best seller from the author of Angel Falls.
The Incumbent - On the eve of a national election, the U.S. President is wounded by a sniper's bullet. As one of the few eye witnesses, reporter Jack Flynn lands the scoop of his career. But someone wants to make him the story instead. Will he live long enough to uncover the truth? And can the country survuve learning it? A stunning debut thriller as bold as today's banner headlines.« less