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Into the whirlwind

by Camden, Elizabeth, 1965-

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 6 copies
Available (6)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Beechview Fiction FICTION Camden
Location  CLP - Beechview
 
Collection  Fiction
 
Call Number  FICTION Camden
 
 
Northern Tier Regional Library Fiction FIC CAMDE
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Fiction
 
Call Number  FIC CAMDE
 
 
Oakmont Carnegie Library Fiction CA
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Fiction
 
Call Number  CA
 
 
Robinson Library Fiction FIC CAMDEN
Location  Robinson Library
 
Collection  Fiction
 
Call Number  FIC CAMDEN
 
 
Upper St. Clair Township Library Inspirational Fiction INSPIRATIONAL CAMDEN Elizabeth
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
 
Collection  Inspirational Fiction
 
Call Number  INSPIRATIONAL CAMDEN Elizabeth
 
 
Whitehall Public Library Fiction Collection FIC Camden
Location  Whitehall Public Library
 
Collection  Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  FIC Camden
 
 
Summary
As owner of the 57th Illinois Watch Company, Mollie Knox's future looks bright until the night the legendary Great Chicago Fire destroys her beloved city. With her world crumbling around her, Mollie will do whatever it takes to rebuild in the aftermath of the devastating fire.

Zack Kazmarek, an influential attorney for one of Chicago's finest department stores, is a force to be reckoned with among the city's most powerful citizens. Bold and shrewd, he's accustomed to getting exactly what he wants--until he meets Mollie Knox, the beguiling businesswoman just beyond his reach.

In the tumult as the people of Chicago race to rebuild a bigger and better city, Mollie comes face-to-face with the full force of Zack's character and influence. Zack believes this may finally be his chance to win her, but can Mollie ever accept this man and his whirlwind effect on her life, especially with her treasured company on the line?

" A sweet, emotion-filled romance to warm the heart and touch the soul... The cast of characters is varied and lovingly detailed, colorful and bursting with life." -- Publishers Weekly

" Into the Whirlwind is a delight. Elizabeth Camden shows remarkable ability to breathe life into nineteenth-century Chicago and its people. If you are a fan of historical romantic suspense, I cannot recommend this book or this author too highly."-Davis Bunn, bestselling author of Rare Earth

"Camden takes readers on a breathless ride with smart, serious Mollie in the midst of tragedy and rui" -- RT Book Reviews
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Set against the backdrop of the 1871 Chicago fire, this glimpse by Camden (The Rose of Winslow Street) into the past is a sweet, emotion-filled romance to warm the heart and touch the soul. As the sole proprietor of the watchmaking and stewardship enterprise begun by her father, Mollie Knox must not only manage the business end of the exclusive manufacturing venture, but also care for the company's employees, most of whom are disabled Civil War veterans. In the wake of the blaze, Mollie must team with Zack Kazmarek-a Polish dockworker-turned-lawyer who has intimidated her for years-to find a way to save herself, her adopted family, and her business. When a figure from Mollie's past appears, difficulties arise all around. While a light read, the cast of characters is varied and lovingly detailed, colorful and bursting with life. Subtle references to faith are unevenly woven throughout the simple story, and some of them are too subtle. Cleverly disguised life lessons balance the uncomplicated storytelling. Agent: Seymour Agency. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Women-owned business enterprises -- Fiction.
Clock and watch industry -- Fiction.
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 -- Fiction.
Love stories.
Christian fiction.
Publisher Minneapolis, Minnesota :2013
Language English
Notes Includes discussion questions (pages 379-380).
Description 380 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780764210242 (pbk.)
0764210246 (pbk.)
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