A Desperate Hope (Empire State, #3)



A Desperate Hope (Empire State, #3) 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 responsible for her deepest heartbreak.Alex 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 With his world crumbling around him, Alex devises a risky plan to save his town but he needs Eloise s help to succeed.Alex 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 late. Free Read A Desperate Hope (Empire State, #3) author Elizabeth Camden For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • A Desperate Hope (Empire State, #3)
  • Elizabeth Camden
  • English
  • 08 January 2018
  • 076423210X

10 thoughts on “A Desperate Hope (Empire State, #3)

  1. Paula Shreckhise says:

    A Desperate Hope by Elizabeth Camden is book set in 1806 Upstate, New York The New York City Water Board is clearing the town of Duval Springs in order to build a reservoir.Lots of interesting facts are woven into this story about the logistics and emotional upheaval of those involved, from the residents to the engineers A seemingly impossible task is at hand Can Eloise Drake and Alex Duval stop clashing enough to get the job done Eloise, an accountant with the Water Board and Alex, the mayo A Desperate Hope by Elizabeth Camden is book set in 1806 Upstate, New York The New York City Water Board is clearing the town of Duval Springs in order to build a reservoir.Lots of interesting facts are woven into this story about the logistics and emotional upheaval of those involved, from the residents to the engineers A seemingly impossible t...

  2. Nicole Cook says:

    Let s go change the world In her latest book, A Desperate Hope, award winning author Elizabeth Camden has created an irresistible historical fiction story of faith, love, and resilience A Desperate Hope is the 3rd book in Elizabeth Camden s Empire State Trilogy, but it can easily be read as a stand alone novel Immediately, readers are drawn to the novel by its beautiful and captivating cover The story takes place in small town Duval Springs, New York in 1908 New York State Water Board acc Let s go change the world In her latest book, A Desperate Hope, award winning author Elizabeth Camden has created an irresistible historical fiction story of faith, love, and resilience A Desperate Hope is the 3rd book in Elizabeth Camden s Empire State Trilogy, but it can easily be read as a stand alone novel Immediately, readers are drawn to the novel by its beautiful and captivating cover The story takes place in small tow...

  3. Nicole says:

    A story to make my introverted heart sing Camden s characters are always so real, with flaws and struggles that make them relatable Alex and Eloise were no different, bringing to the page a flare and charisma that is wonderfully trademark for this author I related so much to Eloise and her need for security at the end of the day, but also her bone deep desire to dare just a little and enjoy an unlikely adventure that would grow her and give her a taste of living beyond herself I liked Alex an A story to make my introverted heart sing Camden s characters are always so real, with flaws and struggles that make them relatable Alex and Eloise were no different, bringing to the page a flare and charisma that is wonderfully trademark for this author I related so much to Eloise and her need for security at the end of the day, but also her bone deep desire to dare just a little and enjoy an unlikely adventure that would grow her and give her a taste of living beyond herself I liked Alex and his z...

  4. Beth Erin says:

    Full review on FaithfullyBookish.comThis story will resonate with those of us who call big hearted small towns home as well as anyone who loves to cheer for the underdog Camden skillfully crafts complex characters into a rich story of history, romance, mystery, and suspense.Eloise has a painful backstory which enables her to achieve professional success yet leaves her feeling insecure and unmoored Alex is a former soldier turned small town mayor He s the equivalent of the captain of a sinki Full review on FaithfullyBookish.comThis story will resonate with those of us who call big hearted small towns home as well as anyone who loves to cheer for the underdog Camden skillfully crafts complex characters into a rich story of history, romance, mystery, and suspense.Eloise has a painful backstory which enables her to achieve professional success yet leaves her feeling insecure and unmoored...

  5. Grace Mullins says:

    I m reminded why Camden is one if my favorite authors What I enjoyed Great historical atmosphere I can tell Camden puts great effort in writing a tale that gives her readersthan just a glimpse into early twentieth century New York It was so sad seeing a reflection of what happened to citizens over a century ago, and I appreciated getting some insight into this part of history.Her magnificent writing style added a magical touch to this book claps I don t know how to eloquently describ I m reminded why Camden is one if my favorite authors What...

  6. Tressa (Wishful Endings) says:

    A DESPERATE HOPE is a story of loss, desperation, love and what it means to be family Readers won t be able to resist falling in love with this small town with all its quirks and charm The people who live, fight, and love there make it the wonderful place it is and surround these two main characters as they try to navigate being on opposite sides of each other and then work to save this town There are plenty of twists, a little danger, and a delightful romance to keep things interesting If y A DESPERATE HOPE is a story of loss, desperation, love and what it means to be family Readers won t be able to...

  7. Kay (aka) Miss Bates says:

    It s been a while since I read a Camden sort of historical romance I ve also drifted away from inspirational romance, thanks to the end Harlequin s Love Inspired Historical line, where many a favourite author resided With A Desperate Hope, Camden has moved away from the inspirational which was fairly light to begin with and towards Americana la Deeanne Gist I l...

  8. Kate (The Shelf Life) says:

    I have been a long time fan of Elizabeth Camden Her attention to the historical detail is one that has always impressed me Her previous stories touch on either well known historical events, like the Chicago Fire in Into the Whirlwind Or smaller historical issues, like the the opioid epidemic within Against the Tide The details were phenomenal and made me want to researchit.A Desperate Hope, Book 3 of the Empire State series, focused on an interesting topic Imminent domain Duval Sprin I have been a long time fan of Elizabeth Camden Her attention to the historical detail is one that has always impressed me Her previous stories touch on either well known historical events, like the Chicago Fire in Into the Whirlwind Or smaller historical issues, like the the opioid epidemic within Against the Tide The details were phenomenal and made me want to researchit.A Desperate Hope, Book 3 of the Empire State series, focused on an interesting topic Imminent domain Duval Springs is on the brink of destruction The state of New York feels, that the valley they are in is the perfect spot for a new reservoir for New York The town fought long and hard People are weary But Alex Duval is one determined man He has fought long and hard for his town and doesn t want to stop till the day the state s deadline for their homes and business to be torn down.Eloise Drake is a girl who made some bad decisions when she was a teenager She has been trying he...

  9. Rebecca says:

    3.5 stars Sometimes there areimportant things in life than timetables or profit margins, and those things are called dreams According to Eloise Drake s recollection, Alex Duval had been nothingthan a teen age dreamer, whose pie in the sky perspective on life had driven her overprotective guardian to banish her broken heart to a remote convent in Arizona That was then This was now The grown up version of Alex, currently the mayor of Duval Springs, still has the power to sway her 3.5 stars Sometimes there areimportant things in life than timetables or profit margins, and those things are called dreams According to Eloise Drake s recollection, Alex Duval had been nothingthan a teen age dreamer, whose pie in the sky perspective on life had driven her overprotective guardian to banish her broken heart to a remote...

  10. Laura says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed A Desperate Hope by Elizabeth Camden Though this was the third book in the series, it read very well as a stand alone Eloise Drake is tasked to maintain the budget for New York s latest project, to buy out an entire small town, demolish it and then flood the valley for the purpose of building a new reservoir To her dismay, the valley is the same one she spent many hours watching from the home of her guardian high upon the hill as a young child The valley was also once th I thoroughly enjoyed A Desperate Hope by Elizabeth Camden Though this was the third book in the series, it read very well as a stand alone Eloise Drake is tasked to maintain the budget for New York s latest project, to buy out an entire small town, demolish it and then flood the valley for the purpose of building a new reservoir To her dismay, the valley is the same one she spent many hours watching from the home of her guardian high upon the hill as a young child The valley was also once the home of Alex Duval, the man who stole her heart, never to return it, leaving her a broken young woman Alex Duval, the mayor of a small town doomed for demolition, is shocked to see Eloise Drake once again after so many years have passed he is evendismayed to learn she is part of the team set to remove his beloved home from the map Despite the looming deadline, Alex hasn t given up hope and comes up with a plan to save th...

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