Donna Fletcher Crow is author of more than 35 Christian novels and a number of non-fiction works on spiritual themes. She lives in Idaho.
Like a P. D. James novel A Very Private Grave occupies a learned territory. Also a beautifully described corner of England, that of the Northumbrian coast where St. Cuthbert's Christianity retains its powerful presence. Where myth and holiness, wild nature and tourism, art and prayer run in parallel, and capture the imagination still.-- (06/10/2010)