In the shadow of the nation's capital, Kate Livingston's respectable life as a government worker is disrupted by an encounter with the insufferable Trevor McDonough, the one man she'd hoped never to see again. Read more...
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In the shadow of the nation's capital, Kate Livingston's respectable life as a government worker is disrupted by an encounter with the insufferable Trevor McDonough, the one man she'd hoped never to see again. A Harvard-trained physician, Trevor never showed the tiniest flicker of interest in Kate, and business is the only reason he has sought her out now. Despite her misgivings, Kate agrees to Trevor's risky proposal to join him in his work to find a cure for tuberculosis. As Kate begins to unlock the mysteries of Trevor's past, his hidden depths fascinate her. However, a shadowy enemy lies in wait and Trevor's closely guarded secrets are darker than she ever suspected. As revelations from the past threaten to destroy their careers, their dreams, and even their lives, Trevor and Kate find themselves in a painfully impossible situation. With everything to lose, they must find the strength to trust that hope and love can prevail over all.
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2014-06-23
- Reviewer: Staff
Camden captivates in this historical romance set in Washington, D.C., just before the turn of the 20th century. Widowed Kate Norton Livingston has always been sweet-natured and competitive. As the eldest of four children born to parents who run one of the most successful boarding houses in the capital, Kate has long been consumed with working for her parents and with her schoolwork—her pride and joy. Her drive for success pits her against Trevor McDonough Kendall, the school outcast, and their battles carry on years after school when she goes to work for his tuberculosis research clinic. Trevor is obsessed with finding the cure for tuberculosis and desperately searching for whomever it is that is sabotaging his research. Together, Kate and Trevor challenge each other to aspire to greater heights in this captivating, emotionally charged journey through America’s past. Romantic tension balances perfectly with a plot energized by medical intrigue, making for a truly satisfying whole. Agency: Seymour Agency. (Aug.)