Reader's Digest Select Editions Author:Tami Hoag, Adriana Trigiani, Jeffrey Cruikshank, Jennifer Donnelly KILL THE MESSENGER*Tami Hoag — "New York Times" best-selling author Tami Hoag delivers an uncommonly entertaining and provocative thriller. A grueling day for young bicycle messenger Jace Damon is about to get worse. A sleazy lawyer sends Jace on a dangerous nighttime delivery-and then the lawyer turns up dead. Jace is soon caught in a web of ... more »blackmail and murder threatening not only his life but also his beloved little brother's.*"Demonstrates once again why [Hoag is] so good at what she does."-"San Francisco Chronicle"
THE QUEEN OF THE BIG TIME*Adriana Trigiani
It is the 1920's, and Nella Castelluca aspires to the "Big Time." She longs to escape her immigrant parents' quiet farm and become a teacher in town. But her plans shift when she falls in love with a worldly and eligible bachelor. After he disappears from her life without explanation, Nella finds a strength she didn't know she had-until the unimaginable happens. A poignant tale of the limits and power of love.*"Trigiani is a wonderful storyteller."-"USA Today"
MURDER AT THE B-SCHOOL*Jeffrey Cruikshank
Eric MacInnes had everything. A student at the Harvard Business School, he had looks, charm, money-so why commit suicide? When a Boston detective who is all business herself begins investigating, murder seems much more likely. And how convenient that the number one suspect, a struggling junior professor, is "helping" her on the case.*"An entertaining picture of the world of academic finance and university politics."-"Publishers Weekly"
A NORTHERN LIGHT*Jennifer Donnelly
Sixteen-year-old Mattie collects words. It is her way of fending off the hard truths of her life as a penniless country girl in upstate New York. She also has a dream: to go to college-uncommon for women in the early twentieth century. But when tragedy strikes at the lakeside hotel where she works, Mattie discovers just how powerful words-and dreams-can be. An unforgettable story of yearning and mystery.*"A quintessential coming-of-age story...exceptionally well told."-"The Christian Science Monitor"« less