Reader's Digest Select Editions Author:Kristin Hannah, Ronda Rich, Richard Paul Evans, Peter James Includes: — "Magic Hour," by Kristin Hannah — A little girl appears one day in a small Washington town. She cannot -or- will not- speak: Who is she? Child psychologist Julia Cates is called to free the girl from her lonely world of fear and isolation. A recent tragedy has left Julia herself in a place of troubling loneliness. And now she must fin... more »d a way to reach out, into the soul of a lost, frightened child.
"The Town That Came A-Courtin'," Ronda Rich
Some folks think Abby Houston is the luckiest woman alive. The fiery Georgia redhead has vaulted from obit writer to best-selling author. Indeed, she is fortune's favorite, except when it comes to love. Abby finally meets her match-and matchMAKERS-when she stumbles upon a Mississippi town called Bliss. These quirky, kindly townsfolk aren't about to let Abby leave without love in her heart and Bliss in her soul.
"The Sunflower," Richard Paul Evans
A broken marriage engagement propels Christine Hollister from her comfortable home in Dayton to a humanitarian mission in the jungles of Peru. As soon as she meets the desperate children she's come to help and their caretaker, the enigmatic Dr. Paul Cook, she knows her life will never be the same. An evocative novel about the power of love and hope by the best-selling author of "The Christmas Box."
"Dead Simple," Peter James
The bachelor party should have been a simple night of fun-a group of young men playing a harmless practical joke on their friend, sharing a few drinks afterward, and laughing about it in the morning. But when the party ends, four of the pranksters are dead and the groom has disappeared. And a simple plan for fun begins to unfold as a dead simple plan for murder.