Reader's Digest Select Editions Vol 1 2001 Author:Sparks; Follett; Wall; Gilstrap The four selections included in this book are as follows: — 1) THE RESCUE (Nicholas Sparks): Single mother Denis Holton has put her life on hold to help her young son conquer his speech problems. Taylor McAden, a volunteer fireman, is an inveterate risktaker but runs from emotional commitments. When an accident on a lonely road brings these two t... more »ogether, romance is the last thing on their minds.
2) EVEN STEVEN (John Gilstrap): The date is Jan. 29, 1958. At Cape Canaveral, a team of brilliant scientists races to launch America's first satellite. In Washington, DC, a homeless amnesia victim wanders the icy streets searching for his identity. What's the connection? A sinister web of espionage and passion.
3) MY MOTHER"S DAUGHTER (Judith Henry Wall): During WWII, in a tiny Texas town, two close and loving sisters come of age with different dreams. Justine pursues an exciting career as a photographer while Martha Claire becomes a devoted wife. But seeds of betrayal are sown that will alter their lives, and their children's lives, for years to come. A deeply felt drama about the ties that can bind or destroy a family.
4) CODE TO ZERO (Ken Follett): It was meant to be a healing time: a few days in the great outdoors, a chance to revive their spirits after another failed effort to have a child. But for Bobby and Susan Martin the wild mountains of West Virginia are exactly the wrong place to be. Because without knowing it, they have just walked into the middle of a someone else's nightmare. A pulse-pounding thriller.« less