Title: Break of Dawn
Author: Anne Conley
Genre: Crime, Suspense, Romance
Release Date: March 26, 2019
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ out of 5
A story of two people who are trying to live their lives on their terms and not their fathers’.
Dawn Giordanno, a young woman who ran away from her father and mother so that she could live her life her own way. She’s been hiding and doing what she needs to so that she can survive and stay out of her father’s clutches. She left Chicago and went to Austin only to find herself in a different type of danger. A hurricane has hit Austin and she gets stranded until she is picked up by Jackson and his buddies in a boat while they are out patrolling trying to save as many people as they can and get them to safety.
Jackson McLellan, a young man who is compassionate, caring, and lawful. He was in the service and is now a lawyer. His father is a prominent politician who works any angle to get votes and support. A hurricane is not going to stop him from holding a fundraiser, not if he has any say in the matter. Jackson and two of his buddies that he was in the service with are out on a boat picking up people who are stranded due to the rising water from the hurricane and taking them to the coliseum where it’s dry and safe.
Dawn is a private person because she is trying to stay safe and away from her family, but Jackson’s dad and his closest advisor have other plans for her. When Dawn finds out what she was has in her possession, she decides to use it to get further away and start over some place far away and safe, but her plans backfire on her.
I really liked this story and found the characters to be well rounded and enjoyable to read. The struggles that these two have to go through to find their peaceful lives can destroy them, but they find their way out and they find their peace. I give this story a 4-star review and recommend it to readers who like a story with tragedy, corrupt politicians, and criminals, then you should read this book. There is a HEA and the characters are strong, entertaining, and full of hope.