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Miracle - Danielle Steel

Advantages: Short and easy read
Disadvantages: None

The blurb on the cover of this book says: "a story to make you laugh, cry and care" - how true! We meet Quinn Thompson aboard the yacht "Victory" where he has spent three months after the loss of his wife, Jane. His reason for chartering the boat for s ...

booeze123 07.07.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Miracle - Danielle Steel

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Not her best. But readable nonetheless.

Advantages: Easy escapism, completely readable
Disadvantages: Not her best, pace of book wasn't brilliant, predictable ending

Those who have never read a Danielle Steel novel often have preconceptions about what is going to be written on the pages of her books. Instead of perceiving her stories as escapism, they see them as generic and old-fashioned chick-lit. But, let's be hone ...

chellbian 02.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Rogue - Danielle Steel

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From Housewife to Hollywood Star

Advantages: Mildly entertaining
Disadvantages: Too predictable, lots of repetitions, no newness or freshness

I am an unconditional Danielle Steel fan and must have read every single book she published. However, I have to say that through the years, her writing has become nothing short of repetitions of previous novels. The interesting plot twists that served int ...

diamond_sparkles 12.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Bungalow 2 - Danielle Steel

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Turmoils

Advantages: Extremely poignant
Disadvantages: Very disturbing

I would describe this book as being one of the most disturbing books I ever read. Danielle Steel emphasizes her trademark "harsh realism" style in Malice- but takes things up a step as she explores the theme of abuse, incest and pure bad luck in an indivi ...

diamond_sparkles 24.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Malice - Danielle Steel

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One of the best books

Advantages: Very entertaining
Disadvantages: Disturbing themes

This is a Danielle Steel book from the old days that I particularly enjoyed reading. It sure wasn't an easy read- the themes are brutally realistic (in true Steel fashion) and the whole novel in fact inspires nothing short of a sobering sensation that I c ...

diamond_sparkles 23.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Jewels - Danielle Steel

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