Whenever I reach the end of an Elizabeth Camden novel, I inevitably give a long sigh for two reasons: one, I’ve had the enjoyment of reading another compelling historical novel by a master writer; and two, a story that I wish could have lasted much longer is now finished. . . Ms. Camden’s newest novel, “A Dangerous Legacy”, was published by Bethany House and is historical fiction at its best, complete with mystery, romance, intrigue, and unique viewpoints of life in New York City in 1903. Continue reading
Whenever Elizabeth Camden writes a new novel, I always look for my first chance to read it! This year I am delighted because she is releasing not one but two new stories, both from Bethany House Publishers. The first to release in 2017 is “To the Farthest Shores”, which is set in the early 1900s. In this fascinating story, so many intriguing topics are touched upon including: international spies, pearl cultivation, and the pain of betrayal and hope of forgiveness that can only come from true love. Continue reading
Stepping into the world of an Elizabeth Camden novel is always a magical experience. The characters share their stories with dazzling lifelikeness, and the unique plot yanks you in from the beginning. Rarely are you disappointed! “From This Moment”, Ms. Camden’s 2016 Christian Historical Fiction release from Bethany House, is no exception.
Each character within this story, despite their role, is exquisitely drawn. As per a Camden novel, Romulus the hero and Stella the heroine are unexpected and unorthodox, but utterly charming nonetheless. Their strengths, weaknesses, and ambitions make them approachable and human. Unquestionably, each character within “From This Moment” truly makes the novel an unforgettable one. Continue reading
I recently finished the most beautiful, heartwarming, charming book that I have had the pleasure of reading in quite some time. It had only one glaring drawback – the ending arrived much too soon! What is this delightful book, you ask? Well, it is a standalone story entitled Until the Dawn, written by Elizabeth Camden and published by Bethany House in January of 2016. If you enjoy historical novels of any kind, this book will instantly win you over with its sweet sincerity and unique characters, plus a storyline that will keep you turning pages long into the night! Continue reading