DARKNESS AT DAWN by Elizabeth Jennings
Darkness at Dawn by Elizabeth Jennings
Reviewed by Nannette
Manuscript restorer Lucy Merritt survived the massacre that killed her CIA agent parents when she was a teenager, but when she is sent back to Nhala with US Army Captain Mike Shafer on her own dangerous mission, will she make it out alive this time? Knowing the fate of the world is in their hands, Mike and Lucy pose as fiancés to gather information, and they find danger at every turn. Now, with Lucy’s life on the line, they must make it out to save themselves and the world.
Darkness at Dawn takes Elizabeth Jennings’ well-honed writing talent to another level. From the first page, you’re swept into riveting danger and suspense. Darkness at Dawn brings to life a nightmare of epic proportions that since 9/11 lurks in the recesses of everyone’s minds. This complex, intelligently penned novel of edgy realism and riveting suspense is one of the most powerful stories I’ve read in a long time. Add to that the man and woman responsible for saving the world from a deadly contagion who fall in love with each other along the way. The romance in Darkness at Dawn is prominent, matching the intensity of the plot. Lucy is a delicate powerhouse, and Mike is a soldier through and through. Their compatibility is obvious, and their romance is sensually captivating. Darkness at Dawn is a thrilling romantic suspense that would make an Academy Award-winning movie.