Elizabeth Camden könyvei a rukkolán
Elizabeth Camden - Túl az álmokon
Anna O'Brien térképtárosként-könyvtárosként csendesen, magányosan éli mindennapjait, de roppant büszke arra, hogy az illusztris Kongresszusi Könyvtárban dolgozhat, és nagyon érti a dolgát. A feladatai végzése közben a kezébe akad egy hibás haditengerészeti irat, amely egy hajó eltűnéséről ad számot. Arról a hajóról, amelyen egykor az édesapja is utazott... Elhatározza, hogy mindenáron javíttatja a hibát, de bárhogy is próbál érvényt szerezni a kérésének, rendre falakba ütközik. Sőt meg is fenyegetik. Szégyenlősségét levetkőzve úgy dönt, az egyik befolyásos kongresszusi képviselő segítségét kéri. Luke Callahan az egyik legbefolyásosabb és legtehetségesebb politikus a képviselőházban, ám forrófejűsége miatt egyik napról a másikra kegyvesztetté válik. Mindenáron tönkre akarja tenni az ellene tevékenykedő házelnököt, ezért Anna segítségét kéri, hogy minél több információt gyűjthessen össze a férfiról. A két fiatal együtt igyekszik felvenni a harcot az őket fenyegető erőkkel szemben, és kisvártatva kiderül: több bennük a közös vonás, mint ahogy azt kezdetben hitték. Ámor nyila megsebzi a szívüket, de maguk sem tudhatják, hogy múltbéli sérelmeik, illetve a titok, amelyet megfejteni kívánnak, engedi-e beteljesülni az álmaikat...
Elizabeth Camden - A vágyak tengerén
Lydia Pallas az amerikai haditengerészetnek dolgozik tolmácsként. Alexander Banebridge érdeklődését felkelti a lány tehetsége, és megéri, hogy legyen a tolmácsa. Alexander célja, hogy véget vessen az ópiumkereskedelemnek, ezért nem engedheti meg magának, hogy beleszeressen Lydiába. Nemcsak az ópium, hanem egyre erősebbé váló érzései ellen is fel kell vennie a harcot. A küldetés mindkettejüket próbára teszi.
Elizabeth Camden - A Gilded Lady
Caroline Delacroix is at the pinnacle of Washington high society in her role as secretary to the first lady of the United States. But beneath the facade of her beauty, glamorous wardrobe, and dazzling personality, she's hiding a terrible secret. If she cannot untangle a web of foreign espionage, her brother will face execution for treason. Nathaniel Trask is the newly appointed head of the president's Secret Service team. He is immediately suspicious of Caroline despite his overwhelming attraction to her quick wit and undeniable charm. Desperate to keep the president protected, Nathaniel must battle to keep his focus fully on his job as the threat to the president rises. Amid the glamorous pageantry of Gilded Age Washington, DC, Caroline and Nathaniel will face adventure, danger, and heartbreak in a race against time that will span the continent and the depth of human emotion.
Elizabeth Camden - Contra la marea
Tras una infancia repleta de incertidumbres, Lydia Pallas se ha forjado una vida perfecta y ordenada. Sus días transcurren a orillas del ajetreado puerto de Boston, donde su habilidad para los idiomas le ha proporcionado un puesto envidiable como traductora de la Marina americana. Su talento consigue atraer la atención de Alexander Banebridge, un hombre misterioso que necesita un traductor. Movido por su campaña personal para acabar con el tráfico de opio, Banebridge es una persona fría, metódica e implacable en sus propósitos. No puede permitirse enamorarse de Lydia y tendrá que luchar contra el amor que empieza surgir entre los dos. Cuando sus enemigos consigan tomarle la delantera, Alexander se verá obligado a recurrir a la ayuda de Lydia. Ella está dispuesta a demostrar su valía, pero no tardará en descubrir una cosa: llevar a cabo esta misión supone poner a prueba su inteligencia y su valor hasta límites insospechados.
Elizabeth Camden - Into the Whirlwind
After her father's death, Mollie Knox takes over his watchmaking company and uses her head for business to solidify the good name of the 57th Illinois Watch Company. Her future looks bright until the night her beloved city is destroyed in the legendary Great Chicago Fire. With her world crumbling around her, Molly must do whatever it takes to save her company in the aftermath of the devastating fire. Zack Kazmarek is an influential attorney with powerful ties to the political, mercantile, and ethnic roots of Chicago. His only weakness is Mollie Knox, a woman who has always been just beyond his reach. However, all bets are off after the fire destroys Chicago, and Mollie is in desperate need of assistance. Just as Zack finally begins to pursue the woman he loves, competition arises in the form of a hero from her past who can provide the help she needs to rise from the ashes. While Mollie struggles to rebuild, the two men battle for her heart. One has always loved her, but the other has the power to save her. In the race to rebuild the city, can she survive with her business and her heart intact?
Elizabeth Camden - The Spice King
Gray Delacroix has dedicated his life to building his very successful global spice empire, but it has come at a cost. Resolved to salvage his family before it spirals out of control, he returns to his ancestral home to save his brother and sister before it's too late. As a junior botanist for the Smithsonian, Annabelle Larkin has been charged with the impossible task of gaining access to the notoriously private Delacroix plant collection. If she fails, she will be out of a job and the family farm in Kansas will go under. She has no idea that in gaining entrance to the Delacroix world, she will unwittingly step into a web of dangerous political intrigue far beyond her experience. Unable to deny her attraction to the reclusive business tycoon, Annabelle will be forced to choose between her heart and loyalty to her country. Can Gray and Annabelle find a way through the storm of scandal without destroying the family Gray is fighting to save?
Elizabeth Camden - Until the Dawn
A volunteer for the newly established Weather Bureau, Sophie van Riijn needs access to the highest spot in her village to report the most accurate readings. Fascinated by Dierenpark, an abandoned mansion high atop a windswept cliff in the Hudson River Valley, Sophie knows no better option despite a lack of permission from the absent owners. The first Vandermark to return to the area in sixty years, Quentin intends to put an end to the shadowy rumors about the property that has brought nothing but trouble upon his family. Ready to tear down the mansion, he is furious to discover a local woman has been trespassing on his land. Instantly at odds, Quentin and Sophie find common ground when she is the only one who can reach his troubled son. There's a light within Sophie that Quentin has never known, and a small spark of the hope that left him years ago begins to grow. But when the secrets of Dierenpark and the Vandermark family history are no longer content to stay in the past, will tragedy triumph or can their tenuous hope prevail?
Elizabeth Camden - With Every Breath
In the shadow of the nation's capital, Kate Livingston holds a respectable position as a government statistician when she encounters a rival from her past, the insufferable Trevor McDonough. A Harvard-trained physician, Trevor never showed the tiniest flicker of interest in Kate, and she's bewildered at the way he suddenly seeks her out. Surprising even herself, Kate agrees to Trevor's entirely unexpected and risky proposal to work side-by-side with him in his quest to rid the world of tuberculosis, a contagious and deadly disease. As Kate begins to unlock the mysteries of Trevor's past, she realizes there is much more to him than she could have imagined. His hidden depths may fascinate her, but his most closely guarded secrets and a shadowy enemy lurking in the background carry a serious threat to their future. When the truth of the past comes out, threatening to destroy everything they hold dear, how will Trevor and Kate ever overcome all that stands in their way?
Elizabeth Camden - The Rose of Winslow Street
Romance and Drama to Capture the Heart in This Emotional Tale The last thing Libby Sawyer and her father expected upon their return from their summer home was to find strangers inhabiting a house that had been in their family for decades. Widower Michael Dobrescu brought his family from Romania to the town of Colden, Massachusetts with a singular purpose: to claim the house willed to him long ago. Since neither party has any intention of giving up their claim, a fierce legal battle ensues between the two families. When important documents go missing from the house, Libby suspects Michael is the culprit. Determined to discover the truth behind the stolen papers, Libby investigates, only to find more layers of mystery surrounding Michael and his family. Despite their rivalry, Libby finds herself developing feelings for this man with the mysterious past. As a decision about the house looms in the courts, Libby must weigh the risks of choosing to remain loyal to her family or give her heart to a man whose intentions and affections are less than certain.
Elizabeth Camden - A Dangerous Legacy
Lucy Drake's mastery of Morse code has made her a valuable asset to the American news agencies as a telegrapher. But the sudden arrival of Sir Colin Beckwith at rival British news agency Reuters puts her hard-earned livelihood at risk. Newly arrived from London, Colin is talented, handsome, and insufferably charming. Despite their rivalry, Lucy realizes Colin's connections could be just what her family needs to turn the tide of their long legal battle over the fortune they were swindled out of forty years ago. When she negotiates an unlikely alliance with him, neither of them realizes how far the web of treachery they're wading into will take them.
Elizabeth Camden - The Lady of Bolton Hill
When Clara Endicott and Daniel Tremain's worlds collide after twelve years apart, the spark that was once between them immediately reignites into a romance neither of them thought possible. But time has changed them both. Daniel is an industrial titan with powerful enemies. Clara is an idealistic journalist determined to defend underprivileged workers. Can they withstand the cost of their convictions while their hearts - and lives - hang in the balance?
Elizabeth Camden - Beyond All Dreams
Anna O'Brien leads a predictable and quiet life as a map librarian at the illustrious Library of Congress until she stumbles across the baffling mystery of a ship disappeared at sea. Thwarted in her attempts to uncover information, her determination outweighs her shyness and she turns to a dashing congressman for help. Luke Callahan was one of the nation's most powerful congressmen before his promising career was shadowed in scandal. Eager to share in a new cause and intrigued by the winsome librarian, he joins forces with Anna to solve the mystery of the lost ship. Opposites in every way, Anna and Luke are unexpectedly drawn to each other despite the strict rules forbidding Anna from any romantic entanglements with members of Congress. From the gilded halls of the Capitol where powerful men shape the future of the nation, to the scholarly archives of the nation's finest library, Anna and Luke are soon embroiled in secrets much bigger and more perilous than they ever imagined. Is bringing the truth to light worth risking all they've ever dreamed for their futures? "...[a] captivating, emotionally charged journey through America's past."-- _Publishers Weekly_ starred review on _With Every Breath_
Elizabeth Camden - From This Moment
Romulus White has tried for years to hire illustrator Stella West for his renowned scientific magazine. She is the missing piece he needs to propel his magazine to the forefront of the industry. But Stella abruptly quit the art world and moved to Boston with a single purpose: to solve the mysterious death of her beloved sister. Romulus, a man with connections to high society and every important power circle in the city, could be her most valuable ally. Sparks fly the instant Stella and Romulus join forces, and Romulus soon realizes the strong-willed and charismatic Stella could disrupt his hard-won independence. Can they continue to help each other when their efforts draw the wrong kind of attention from the powers-that-be and put all they've worked for at risk?
Elizabeth Camden - Against the Tide
Love and Lives are Threatened in Camden's Latest Offering As a child, Lydia Pallas became all too familiar with uncertainty when it came to the future. Now, she's finally carved out a perfect life for herself--a life of stability and order with no changes, surprises, or chaos of any kind. She adores her apartment overlooking the bustling Boston Harbor, and her skill with languages has landed her a secure position as a translator for the U.S. Navy. However, it is her talent for translation that brings her into contact with Alexander Banebridge, or "Bane," a man who equally attracts and aggravates her. When Bane hires Lydia to translate a seemingly innocuous collection of European documents, she hesitantly agrees, only to discover she is in over her head. Just as Bane's charm begins to win her over, Lydia learns he is driven by a secret campaign against some of the most dangerous criminals on the East Coast, compelled by his faith and his past. Bane forbids any involvement on Lydia's part, but when the criminals gain the upper hand, it is Lydia on whom he must depend.
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