A Desperate Hope

Reviewed By:

Pamela Berndt, Church LibrarianSt. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 2011 – 10th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI  54494

Review Introduction:


A Desperate Hope


Elizabeth Camden


Bethany House Publishers

Publication Date:



Print Paperback Book


335 pages


It is a story about Eloise and Alex. They got to know each other when they were teenagers and than she got put in to a convent. Twelve years later she is put on a project in the town where Alex is the Mayor.  His town is to be destroyed and flooded to make a reservoir.  Can he stop it, will she be able to help?   They need each other’s help to make it through this rough stretch. Can they become as close as they once were? It takes three years but things fall into place, but how.


Rating: (1 to 5)


Suggested Audience:

Older teens and adults

Christian Impact:

The story keeps your interest, to see how things will work out, but it would have been nice to see more Christian writing.

Other Notes:

Book 3 in the Empire State Series.

A Desperate Hope (Empire State, #3)


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