Author: Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 573 pages
DEAR JOHN by Nicholas Sparks (Warner Books)
One of Select Editions all-time favorite authors has written a romance guaranteed to land at the top of the best-seller lists. A young man finds himself when he becomes a soldier. He also finds the love of his life when he meets a young college girl. Their touching story of two souls destined for each other will definitely not leave a dry eye in the house.
THE TWO MINUTE RULE by Robert Crais (Simon & Schuster)
Two minutes: thats the rule for a successful heist. If you cant get in and out in two minutes, theres going to be trouble. Former bank robber Max Holman knows that better than most people. When Max is finally released from jail, hes going to do his best to get his life back on track. Too bad the world wont let him. No one writes crime stories like Robert Crais, and this ticking-bomb L.A. thriller showcases Crais at his best.
CANT WAIT TO GET TO HEAVEN by Fannie Flagg (Random House)
Fannie Flagg is one of Americas favorite storytellers, and her newest bestseller is filled with her trademark blend of humor and touching insight into small-town life. This time, though, her subject is small-town death. Plucky Mrs. Elner Shimfissle, beloved friend to nearly everyone in town, doesnt intend to let a little thing like death stop her. Her adventures in the afterlife and her life afterdeath make this story.
A WHOLE NEW LIFE by Betsy Thornton (St. Martins Press)
A husband is jailed for the murder of his wife, a murder he did not commit. Or did he? This baffling case brings together an attorney who needs to get organized, a private investigator trying to shake off a rough past, a neighbor who seems to be in everybodys business, and even a long-lost daughter who is quite surprised to find her father behind bars. Up-and-coming mystery writer Thornton creates characters you want to spend time with and a puzzle that will keep you guessing.