The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sisterhood and No Way Out brings readers a pulse-pounding suspenseful and romantic tale of one woman’s journey to realize what matters most, and protect it at any cost. It came out of the blue. A half-million dollars on graduation day. For Annie Daisy Clark, it was the capital she needed to start a business and secure her future. Vowing to pay back every penny of it one day, she kept the bag of cash she’d found, and never looked back . . . Ten years later, Annie’s investment has paid off. The owner of a successful chain of elegant coffee bars, she is blissfully engaged and about to return triumphant to Boston for her ten-year college reunion. She also begins making good on her promise to pay back the money with anonymous monthly payments. But just as Annie’s life seems complete, the dark history of the money returns to haunt her. Someone is determined to solve the mystery of a ten-year-old bank robbery, and an enraged thief who has served his time is coming to reclaim his loot. Suddenly, Annie is plunged into a deadly chase, using her wits to keep her world from unraveling and to protect the one thing she values most—the priceless gift of love.
This is a collection of all 12 'Action Annie' stories. Annie is an imaginative and very active seven-year-old whose mind and body is always on the go. She never seems to stop. Even as she sleeps, she is dreaming about the things she plans to do tomorrow. Annie is always thinking up new ideas and inventing things. There's a little bit of Annie in every child. Are you like Annie in any of her ways?
ANNIE’S STORIES arises from the need to tell interesting stories to children, help them in their day to day answering their doubts, fears, feelings, joys and questions about everything that surrounds them in an easy and entertaining way that takes them to the magical world of reading. It is aimed at children from 3 years old
'The Last Dance' the story evolves around the love of ballroom dancing by widower Nancy Swales and the new dancing partner in her life, married man Richard. Both dearly have one aim, to win the 'All Ireland Ballroom Dancing Championship'. Nancy and Richard pursue their dream; even at the risk of Richard becoming paralysed for life. Through their joint love of dancing, both Nancy and Richard find love once more. However, their Championship Final leads to their 'Last Dance.'
'Greed' contains two stories: one set in the days of 'The Californian Gold Rush' and the other in Wigan during the 1950's. Both stories illustrate the triumph of the good person over that of the greedy one who seeks to get what want through thieving, cheating, lying and bullying. The stories have a thief, cheat, liar and bully and an honest person as characters whose lives impact on each other.