Elly Griffiths’ ‘The Woman in Blue’ Is Profoundly Entertaining [REVIEW]

The Church of St. Peter in Walsingham

Medieval Walsingham is the perfect backdrop for an ominous story filled with murder, mayhem and thinly-veiled threats. (Photo by Spencer Means, Flickr)

Elly Griffith’s latest Dr. Ruth Galloway novel, The Woman in Blue, unfolds like a deadly, mysterious flower in the medieval village of Walsingham. With haunting, elegant prose, readers are lured into a story populated by quirky characters, an intriguing landscape, and an impossible whodunit that will keep them guessing.  Read more of this post

Danielle Steel’s ‘Blue’ Is Uplifting and Inspiring [REVIEW]

Woman and boy walking in snow

When a human rights activist and a homeless boy meet by chance, their lives are changed forever in Danielle Steel’s BLUE. (Photo by Arcangel/Stephen Mulcahey)

In Danielle Steel’s latest bestselling novel, Blue, former journalist Ginny Carter works in the trenches of some of the most dangerous hot spots on the planet, helping others as a human rights activist. She pays no heed to the danger she faces every moment of the day, much to the chagrin of her sister.

Yet having suffered from so much personal loss herself, Ginny feels she has nothing left to lose, at least until the fateful night a 13-year-old homeless boy named Blue enters her life. As the two become friends, old wounds open and suddenly Ginny finds herself on a new crusade, one that could bring the entire world down on both of them and ultimately change both their lives forever.  Read more of this post