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Ble for her deepest heartbreakAlex Duval is the mayor of a town about to be wiped off the map The state plans to flood the entire valley where his town sits in order to build a new reservoir and Alex is stunned to discover the woman he once loved on the team charged with the demolition Wi I love Elizabeth Camden's books and I think she's done an outstanding job with the Empire State trilogyI've been looking forward to Eloise's story since finishing A Daring Venture and even intrigued since finding out Alex Duval would be the hero There's been much hurt and trauma in Eloise`s life how will a hot headed but honorable mayor be able to show her what it means to truly be loved and respected Especially when these two have a twelve year old story full of regretsEloise's fiery red hair is probably the only thing that Alex can relate to the girl he once knew As he sees the choices she makes that will only put a bigger chasm between them can he convince Eloise it's never too late Her dreams can be achieved to the full and achieved with him Filled with danger and mystery Camden once again pens a story as deep in history and passion as it is in character development I'm very much looking forward to what she will bring next I received a review copy from the publisher All opinions are my own Justice at Cardwell Ranch reservoir and Alex is stunned to discover the woman he once loved on the team charged with the demolition Wi I love Elizabeth Camden's books and I think she's done an outstanding job with the Empire State trilogyI've been looking forward to Eloise's story since finishing A Daring Venture and even intrigued since finding out Alex Duval would be the hero There's been much hurt and trauma in Eloise`s life how will a hot headed but honorable mayor be able to show her what it means to truly be loved and Cowboy Who Came for Christmas respected Especially when these two have a twelve year old story full of Cradle of Solitude regretsEloise's fiery Cowboy Under the Mistletoe red hair is probably the only thing that Alex can The Christmas Wedding Quilt: Let It Snow\You Better Watch Out\Nine Ladies Dancing relate to the girl he once knew As he sees the choices she makes that will only put a bigger chasm between them can he convince Eloise it's never too late Her dreams can be achieved to the full and achieved with him Filled with danger and mystery Camden once again pens a story as deep in history and passion as it is in character development I'm very much looking forward to what she will bring next I Crybaby Falls received a Criminal Intent review copy from the publisher All opinions are my own

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Th his world crumbling around him Alex devises a risky plan to save his town but he needs Eloise's help to succeedAlex is determined to win back the woman he thought he'd lost forever but even their combined ingenuity may not be enough to overcome the odds against them before it's too lat As the conclusion of Elizabeth Camden's Empire State Series I found the book interesting I personally didn't care for the thug characters in the book and their actions and influences on others in the community But that is the story and that is the 1896 time element portrayed on the pages of A Desperate HopeThis is the story of the destruction of a small community and surrounding woods in order to create a reservoir for the growing city of New York About 100 miles north of the city the water is pure and plentiful and containing it in a large reservoir and transferring the water via an aueduct to New York is the solution that the water commission of New York decided upon Years of legal battles by the residents of the small town against the legal might of New York were fraught with failure and the demolition of the town is now about to take placeA team is sent to Duval Springs to manage the destruction of the structures and build the aueduct There are teams of engineers hundreds of laborers and several camps for housing them built Clandestine subterfuge takes place in the camps an attempt on the life of Emily is made and despair is rife amongst the inhabitantsRather than demolition a uickly devised plan to actually move the structures to the higher elevation where the new village will be is put into place Deemed an impossible task the brawn wisdom and tenacity to accomplish the impossible carries them throughThe book is written in the genre of Christian fiction historical and the historical research and information is uite well done and interesting However the young couple that comprise the main protagonists are involved in an immoral liaison prior to the beginning of the book Also in the story and inappropriate relationship takes place between a middle aged couple No scenes but the reference to the occasions is there A small piece of little know history woven into an interesting story of a strong and intelligent woman who struggles for her sense of acceptance and place The story of Duval Springs will make the reader think twice and uite appreciatively when they turn the faucet for a drink of water at the price that water often cost society to bring to youDISCLOSURE I received a complimentary copy from the publisher to facilitate this review Opinions are my own and are freely given Criminal Intent risky plan to save his town but he needs Eloise's help to succeedAlex is determined to win back the woman he thought he'd lost forever but even their combined ingenuity may not be enough to overcome the odds against them before it's too lat As the conclusion of Elizabeth Camden's Empire State Series I found the book interesting I personally didn't care for the thug 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Eloise Drake's prim demeanor hides the turbulent past she's finally put behind her or so she thinks A mathematical genius she's now a successful accountant for the largest engineering project in 1908 New York But to her dismay her new position puts her back in the path of the man responsi Eloise Drake's past comes back to haunt her as she must return to the town so near where she spent much of her childhood and the man she fell in love with so many years before Her relationship with Alex Duval ended badly 12 years ago but Eloise is bound and determined to keep her heart safe and follow the rules as she works for the state on a project which will demolish the town Alex grew up in and is currently the mayor ofI really wanted to like this book but there were too many big problems for me As a clean read fiction I'd give it a solid 4 stars The characters are interesting if infuriatingly hard headed and the emotions are definitely rampant with everyone involved I don't think the characters really grew enough for my liking but I had a really big problem with people overlooking big sins and character flawsI will preach God's grace until he takes me home but if that's the only part of the gospel that you get then you're in big trouble Eloise and Alex had some youthful transgressions which are or less brushed off as just that I don't want characters to live in guilt but Alex at least didn't even acknowledge that what they had done was wrong It seemed justified because they were in love The same goes for Eloise's guardian He's not a good man He has some redeeming ualities and acts at the end but there seems to be no repentance for any of the characters They brush off their sins as everyone makes mistakes and as long as you do some good deed here and there then you're all right A very works based religionSo if you read the book as a clean read romance then you'll probably enjoy it If you're looking for even a hint of biblically based spiritual truth then you will not find it here The Christianity is sparse and seems thrown in to appease the publishing house but it would have been better off left out all togetherI received a free copy of this book from Net Galley in exchange for my honest review A Shooting Star responsi Eloise Drake's past comes back to haunt her as she must Sheik Daddy return to the town so near where she spent much of her childhood and the man she fell in love with so many years before Her Daddy's Little Matchmaker relationship with Alex Duval ended badly 12 years ago but Eloise is bound and determined to keep her heart safe and follow the Cooking Up Trouble / Kiss the Cook rules as she works for the state on a project which will demolish the town Alex grew up in and is currently the mayor ofI The Daddy Surprise really wanted to like this book but there were too many big problems for me As a clean Die Wildrose read fiction I'd give it a solid 4 stars The characters are interesting if infuriatingly hard headed and the emotions are definitely Criminal Deception rampant with everyone involved I don't think the characters The Renegade Cowboy Returns (Callahan Cowboys, really grew enough for my liking but I had a A Very Tudor Christmas really big problem with people overlooking big sins and character flawsI will preach God's grace until he takes me home but if that's the only part of the gospel that you get then you're in big trouble Eloise and Alex had some youthful transgressions which are or less brushed off as just that I don't want characters to live in guilt but Alex at least didn't even acknowledge that what they had done was wrong It seemed justified because they were in love The same goes for Eloise's guardian He's not a good man He has some Christmastime Courtship redeeming ualities and acts at the end but there seems to be no Red Shoes and a Diary repentance for any of the characters They brush off their sins as everyone makes mistakes and as long as you do some good deed here and there then you're all In a Glance right A very works based Dangerous Disguise religionSo if you Their Unexpected Love read the book as a clean Romancing the Rancher read Redeeming Gabriel romance then you'll probably enjoy it If you're looking for even a hint of biblically based spiritual truth then you will not find it here The Christianity is sparse and seems thrown in to appease the publishing house but it would have been better off left out all togetherI Firefly Summer received a free copy of this book from Net Galley in exchange for my honest Dangerous Curves review