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Friday, August 23, 2013

Into The Whirlwind

 A research librarian and associate professor, Elizabeth Camden has a master’s in history from the University of Virginia and a master’s in library science from Indiana University. She has published several articles for academic publications and is the author of four nonfiction history books. Her ongoing fascination with history and love of literature have led her to write inspirational fiction. Elizabeth lives with her husband in central Florida.
Elizabeth can be reached through the Contact link on her Website.

 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? 
If you would like to read the first chapter of Into the Whirlwind, go HERE

My Thoughts:
I really love Ms Camden's stories!  She captures the time period and surroundings with description that isn't "wordy" and doesn't take away from the story line.  Her characters are richly drawn and you immediately find someone in the story to connect with.  I absolutely loved Mollie Knox!  What Ms Camden has given us is an exceptional historical romance with deep themes on life, love, faith and restoration.

This post is part of a tour of The Christian Fiction Blog Alliance.

Happy Reading,