Blue Ruin

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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 ...

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Overview

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?

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616266493
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: Love Endures
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 862,484
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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GRACE LIVINGSTON HILL (1865–1947) is known as the pioneer of Christian romance. Grace wrote over one hundred faith-inspired books during her lifetime. When her first husband died, leaving her with two daughters to raise, writing became a way to make a living, but she always recognized storytelling as a way to share her faith in God. She has touched countless lives through the years and continues to touch lives today. Her books feature moving stories, delightful characters, and love in its purest form.
 
Grace Livingston Hill began writing stories in 1877 at the tender age of twelve and didn’t stop until her death in 1947. But what may be more amazing is that she has sold over 84 million copies and is still loved by young and old alike. 
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2013

    Lynette has waited for college to be over, so she can go home to

    Lynette has waited for college to be over, so she can go home to her mother and grandmother and little brother -- and the boy next door, handsome Dana Whipple. But Dana has changed, he is not the same friend Lynette remembers. He is critical of Lynette for being old-fashioned, and criticizes her, wanting to changer her. Their families expect them to marry -- but Lynette realizes that while breaking up with Dana will break her heart -- marrying him would bring its own set of troubles. When her uncle offers a trip to Europe as companion to her cousin, Lynette agrees -- and Dana is left behind, with interesting consequences. I loved this book, because it had more real-life twists in it. You could see Lynette struggling with her love of the boy she had always loved, and the young man Dana had changed in to, and realizing they were no longer compatible, even though she still loved him. I highly recommend this book, to all who love Grace Livingston Hill's books. And if you haven't read her books before -- this isn't a bad place to start.

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