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Against the Tide

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R a secure position as a translator for the US NavyHowever it is her talent for translation that brings her into contact with Alexander Banebridge or Bane a man who eually attracts and aggravates her When Bane hires Lydia to translate a seemingly innocuous collection of European documents she hesitantly agrees only to discover sh. I adore Elizabeth Camden novels Please don't ask how it took me so long to get around to reading Against the Tide but now that I have I have a new favorite novel by Camden to gush about This heroine is so well drawn the plot so twisty I had no idea how it was going to resolve But the depth of Lydia's struggle is what sets this book apart Sorry to be vague I am trying not to spoil it I will just say that the author made really brave choices in Lydia's journey definitely taking risks and I believe those risks paid off I also appreciated the spiritual journey in this novel which was believable and natural while being developed than many others I've read

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E is in over her headJust 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 depe. May Contain SpoilersBane Bane Bane That was my refrain after reading The Lady of Bolton Hill I wanted Bane's story I'm sure he was meant to be only a secondary character but for me he stole the show in that book Once a renowned and highly feared drug dealer Bane was raised by a terrible man who takes young children as hostages in order to control their parents No one knows that the Professor is an opiate dealer and that he taught Bane everything about the business grooming him to take over one dayAgainst the Tide is set 10 years after we've witnessed Bane receive Christ and begin his journey to freedom He has dedicated his life to thwarting the Professor's drug operation There are no close personal relationships for fear that the Professor would kidnap whoever he thinks is meaningful to Bane in order to control him I love Bane's character He's always fascinated me with his cunning and intellect; that doesn't change His drive and determination are incredible I love the way he manages to get under Lydia's tough exterior The scenes dealing with Lydia's drug addiction are realistic They were intense and such a big part of the story and her relationship with Bane We learn much about how opium was used and how easy it was to become addicted to the substance without even knowing it The author does a great job of depicting poverty and wealth evil and good The story is unbelievably well written and the dialogue exchanges between the characters is riveting I highly recommend this book to fans of Historical fiction I received a paperback copy from Bethany House for review purposes I was not reuired to write a positive review just my opinion of the book The Pleasure Trap past Bane forbids any involvement on Lydia's Watching Natalie Cheat part but when the criminals gain the upper hand it is Lydia on whom he must depe. May Contain SpoilersBane Bane Bane That was my refrain after reading The Lady of Bolton Hill I wanted Bane's story I'm sure he was meant to be only a secondary character but for me he stole the show in that book Once a renowned and highly feared drug dealer Bane was raised by a terrible man who takes young children as hostages in order to control their For Just Cause parents No one knows that the Professor is an opiate dealer and that he taught Bane everything about the business grooming him to take over one dayAgainst the Tide is set 10 years after we've witnessed Bane receive Christ and begin his journey to freedom He has dedicated his life to thwarting the Professor's drug operation There are no close It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity personal relationships for fear that the Professor would kidnap whoever he thinks is meaningful to Bane in order to control him I love Bane's character He's always fascinated me with his cunning and intellect; that doesn't change His drive and determination are incredible I love the way he manages to get under Lydia's tough exterior The scenes dealing with Lydia's drug addiction are realistic They were intense and such a big Teeth in the Mist part of the story and her relationship with Bane We learn much about how opium was used and how easy it was to become addicted to the substance without even knowing it The author does a great job of depicting The Information Technology Revolution: The Complete Guide poverty and wealth evil and good The story is unbelievably well written and the dialogue exchanges between the characters is riveting I highly recommend this book to fans of Historical fiction I received a The State of Water paperback copy from Bethany House for review Solutions Manual for Insulation Coordination for Power Systems purposes I was not reuired to write a Garfield Swallows His Pride positive review just my opinion of the book

Elizabeth Camden ☆ 9 review

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 he. FULL REVIEW HERE heard from many fellow readers that Against the Tide is their favorite Elizabeth Camden novel now I can definitely see why Although this is my first book by this author I can certainly say it won't be my last It started slow but it captured me from the beginning The many varying facets of this novel enthralled and bewitched me There're many points I loved and far fewer I disliked So as always let's start with my list of loves languages I don't know about you but I've always been interested in learning languages I'm partly fluent in Latin less fluent but still partially in French and working on Italian currently Whew Lydia knew around 8 maybe languages Personally that was thrilling to read about Brownie points insta love Sometimes I'm passive about 'love at first site' But not normally I enjoy romance but not chic lit I was pleased with how the romance was handled The hurdles they had to cross that they annoyed one another starting out as a platonic relationship It was fresh like bane ; and enjoyable wittyI hope you enjoy books that make you laugh just as much as I do Period romances usually aren't strong on this point but Camden incorporated it adroitly slow salvation The salvation and beliefs of the main character were believable It wasn't 'let me pray one prayer and now I'm a faith giant' It was gradual and natural drug useI believe I would be correct in saying this is the first book I've read that deals directly with drugs for the main portion of the plot Intriguing to say the least conseuences of drugsAfter becoming addicted to drugs Lydia toward the very end of the novel goes through rehab and experiences pretty brutal withdrawals She tracks the steps of rehab over the weeks and how she recovers covering every harsh and painful detail By the end you're positive you want nothing to do with opium to be clear I didn't want anything to do with it before Now it's just even so ; motives Bane the protagonistlove interest has a purpose A clear and precise mission The drive of the novel is clear and it's excellently chosen I especially love that Lydia recognizes Bane has such a strong purpose in life to eradicate the lethal opium trade and is almost disheartened to a degree When I look around in my life I see friends of mine that have their entire life planned out who know exactly how they want to live and they have a clear purpose Me Wellnot so clear I could relate to Lydia so that was nice ocdMost times when an author attempts to display a character with OCD they wind up exhaustingly annoying She used Lydia's 'disorder' to the advantage of the plot and didn't make it stand out unbecomingly Now that I've swooned here's a few critiues Bane's perfection He had some rough spots he worked through in the way past but he didn't have any character flaws Although I will readily admit he was adorable believabilityplot driven This wasn't really a major deal but for a few things I won't mention them due to spoilers were too coincidental I could believe most of it but it went a little too far just a few times So there it is One of the few historical romances I've ranked as 5 starsSee the full review with content overview at Literary Cafe Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical Writings 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 he. FULL REVIEW HERE heard from many fellow readers that Against the Tide is their favorite Elizabeth Camden novel now I can definitely see why Although this is my first book by this author I can certainly say it won't be my last It started slow but it captured me from the beginning The many varying facets of this novel enthralled and bewitched me There're many A Gallagher Wedding points I loved and far fewer I disliked So as always let's start with my list of loves languages I don't know about you but I've always been interested in learning languages I'm Lust Bites partly fluent in Latin less fluent but still Olivia partially in French and working on Italian currently Whew Lydia knew around 8 maybe languages Personally that was thrilling to read about Brownie Wanted points insta love Sometimes I'm Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies and Symbols passive about 'love at first site' But not normally I enjoy romance but not chic lit I was Where the Red Fern Grows pleased with how the romance was handled The hurdles they had to cross that they annoyed one another starting out as a Timeless Moon platonic relationship It was fresh like bane ; and enjoyable wittyI hope you enjoy books that make you laugh just as much as I do Period romances usually aren't strong on this On Photography point but Camden incorporated it adroitly slow salvation The salvation and beliefs of the main character were believable It wasn't 'let me Time Management: Effortless Time Management: Your Effortless Guide To Get Things Done In A Less Time, Boost Productivity and Enjoy Your Personal Life More ... - Productivity hacks - Stop Procastination) pray one Journey into Darkness prayer and now I'm a faith giant' It was gradual and natural drug useI believe I would be correct in saying this is the first book I've read that deals directly with drugs for the main Entertaining Mr Stone portion of the Britain's War Machine plot Intriguing to say the least conseuences of drugsAfter becoming addicted to drugs Lydia toward the very end of the novel goes through rehab and experiences The Balance of George Lucas's Star Wars pretty brutal withdrawals She tracks the steps of rehab over the weeks and how she recovers covering every harsh and Lovecraft Country painful detail By the end you're Memorii, vol. I-II positive you want nothing to do with opium to be clear I didn't want anything to do with it before Now it's just even so ; motives Bane the Doomsday Men: The Real Dr. Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon protagonistlove interest has a Probably Nothing purpose A clear and Essex Boys, The New Generation precise mission The drive of the novel is clear and it's excellently chosen I especially love that Lydia recognizes Bane has such a strong Whoops!: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay purpose in life to eradicate the lethal opium trade and is almost disheartened to a degree When I look around in my life I see friends of mine that have their entire life Fault Line planned out who know exactly how they want to live and they have a clear Michelangelo: His Epic Life purpose Me Wellnot so clear I could relate to Lydia so that was nice ocdMost times when an author attempts to display a character with OCD they wind up exhaustingly annoying She used Lydia's 'disorder' to the advantage of the Spinning Jenny plot and didn't make it stand out unbecomingly Now that I've swooned here's a few critiues Bane's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge perfection He had some rough spots he worked through in the way A Girl in Exile past but he didn't have any character flaws Although I will readily admit he was adorable believabilityplot driven This wasn't really a major deal but for a few things I won't mention them due to spoilers were too coincidental I could believe most of it but it went a little too far just a few times So there it is One of the few historical romances I've ranked as 5 starsSee the full review with content overview at Literary Cafe

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