Against the Tide
2013 RITA Winner for Inspirational Romance
2013 Christy Award Winner for Historical Romance
2013 Daphne du Maurier Award Winner for Inspirational Romantic Mystery/Suspense
After a childhood rampant with uncertainty, Lydia Pallas has carved out a perfect life for herself. She spends her days within sight of the bustling Boston Harbor, where her skill with languages has landed her an enviable position as a translator for the U.S. Navy.
Lydia's talents bring her to the attention of Alexander Banebridge, a mysterious man in need of a translator. Driven by a campaign to end the opium trade, Bane is coolly analytical and relentless in his quest. He cannot afford to fall for Lydia and must fight the bittersweet love growing between them.
When Bane's enemies gain the upper hand, he is forced to turn to Lydia for help. Determined to prove her worth, Lydia soon discovers that carrying out Bane's mission will test her wits and her courage to the very limits.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jean_Sexton - LibraryThing
This romance falls into the categories of inspirational and historical. I enjoyed learning about the naval intelligence part of the story and also more about the effect of the opium trade in the US ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - debs4jc - LibraryThing
Enjoyable, adventurous, and emotionally satisfying is how I would describe this historical romance. Lydia is proud of her life as an independent woman who has managed to create a comfortable life for ... Read full review