Thursday, April 23, 2015

Elizabeth Camden novel


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                  BEYOND ALL DREAMS
                    by Elizabeth Camden


Elizabeth Camden is the award-winning author of six books,
including Against the Tide, the winner of a RITA Award, Christy Award, and Daphne du Maurier Award. She lives with her husband in Florida and is a research librarian by day while scribbling away on her next novel by night. Visit her website at www.elizabethcamden.com.

From the book’s back cover:

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.

From the gilded halls of the Capitol 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?

From Jo:

This historical romance is set in Washington, D.C. in the late 1800s. The story is about Anna O’Brien and Luke Callahan, opposites in all aspects. Anna is content to hide away in the Library of Congress and fulfill her duties in the map room while Luke is the arrogant politician. But quiet Anna and flamboyant Luke find an attraction to one another long before admitting it to each other. Families, secrets, and the general political atmosphere of their city make for a bumpy ride for them as a couple—hurdles they must meet head on and overcome if they are to have a life together. Great characterizations and setting descriptions. Elizabeth Camden spins a yarn that holds the reader through the last page.

The winner of last Thursday’s blog post for a copy of Natalie’s Choices by Linda Robinson is Connie. I’ll email you. Thanks all for commenting. Watch for more book giveaways.

Till next time … keep on smiling. 


49 comments:

  1. Elizabeth Camden is a new-to-me author. BEYOND ALL DREAMS is a book I would really enjoy.

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  2. I love that the heroine is a librarian; the setting is the Library of Congress and there is a mystery involved. Thank you for this interview and giveaway.
    Jo, I follow your blog.
    Blessings,
    Connie
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  3. I always thought being a librarian would be a dream job for a book lover like me!

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    1. Patty, in junior high I planned to become a librarian but didn't. Thanks for following my blog and leaving your comment!

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  4. Sounds like a great book. I don't remember ever reading a book like this. I have heard of Elizabeth Camden before but I don't think I've ever rend one of her books before.
    Thank you
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  5. I volunteer in the church library and have for 36 years. We use the Library of Congress to help catalog our books. I cannot wait to read this book.
    Janet E.
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  6. The Library of Congress sounds like a very interesting setting for the book. Sounds mysterious too.

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    1. rubynreba, Elizabeth Camden writes beautifully accurate historical novels. Thanks for commenting.

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  7. I love following your blog> This books sounds really good.
    Blessings
    Diana
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  8. beautiful cover & I am a follower! Shelia Hall sheliarha64(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  9. I have heard great things about this book! :)

    ~Amada (pronounced: a.m.a.th.a)
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    I am a follower!!!!

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  10. Beyond All Dreams sounds like a lovely story! Thank you so much for the chance to win, Jo.

    I am a blog follower.
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  11. I know a few librarians. I'm sure they would all like to uncover an adventure like this.
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  12. The Library of Congress is one of my favorite places in DC - I can't wait to read this book!

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  13. I'm a reader, so of course I love libraries!! "Beyond all Dreams" is a book I've been wanting since I've seen it on different blogs. Sounds like a great book! It would be fascinating to uncover the mystery of a disappeared ship at sea & also to see a romance brewing (I love that!). Thank you for the chance to win a copy!
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  14. Beautiful cover! The excerpt sounds very intriguing! Thanks for sharing Jo & Elizabeth! Thanks! rw620ATaolDOTcom

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  15. Love the elegant looking cover. This book sounds so good! sonja dot nishimoto at gmail dot com

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  16. I follow by e-mail; thanks for the extra chance to win.
    I've read several of Elizabeth's books and greatly enjoyed them. I haven't yet been able to read Beyond All Dreams but I sure want to. I've never read a book set in the Library of Congress; what unique setting.
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  17. This sounds like a wonderful book! I am such a book need and a book about a librarian is awesome! I have absolutely loved following your blog since I joined it several months ago and always look forward to the books that you feature in your emails as well!

    Charissa Rice
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    1. Oops...that should have said book nerd, not book need. Spell check is highly overrated!

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  18. I love Camden's books, and this is the only one I haven't read. Thanks for the opportunity to read a copy!

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  19. I love your books, and I love to read it seems like I h my melt Kindle fire in my hands at all times! Thank you for this chance to whom Win. God Bless

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  20. I love Elizabeth's books; have read some and hope to read ALL of them! Thanks for your giveaway. I follow via E mail.
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  21. Hi Jo. Thanks for having Elizabeth. I have been trying to win this book. I would probably get fired if I worked in a Library. For spending to much time looking at books. I am a follower of yours. Maxie > mac262(at)me(dot)com <

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  22. Would love to win this book. Include me, please!

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  23. Beyond All Dreams sounds like an amazing book. The cover is just beautiful! Thank you for the opportunity, Miss Jo, and you know I am definitely a follower!!!

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