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Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: Barbour Publishing
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Love Endures
Lynette Brooke is heading to Europe amid uncertainty. How could her long-time beau have become a stranger? Who is that child-like flirt staying in his family’s house? Dana Whipple is quick to blame all his recent troubles on Lynette. Who else could be to blame when he had his life so neatly mapped out? But with Lynette away, Dana soon begins to veer from the straight and narrow under the influence of city girl Jessie Belle. Will the life and love Lynette and Dana always envisioned together remain strong or fall to ruin?
christiey5 Stars Out Of 5Blue RuienMay 24, 2013christieyQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This was for my Women's Ministry Book Club. We enjoyed the book very much and discussing each character. I would recommend this book to other book clubs.
Carolyn JohnsonGolden Valley, MNAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A GOOD LESSON HERE FOR ALL OF US!July 13, 2012Carolyn JohnsonGolden Valley, MNAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Blue Ruin is a typical Grace Livingston Hill book in which she endeavored to set forth a Scriptural principle for life, especially for those in college and about to embark on a career. However, it's valuable for readers of all ages. This is a tragic tale of the sort of thing that can happen to a believer whose pride becomes the ruling factor. I felt at times that Lynette's long and sad emotional state over Dana was a bit much, but, really, it was a good example of the heartache and trauma that an individual can cause another. The carefully worked out plot gave us a few really memorable characters. I guess I would have liked a few more pages about the fine man whom the Lord brought to Lynette, but that's ok--my imagination finished everything off well!