FBI agent Stirling “Mac” McRae is on a fishing trip with his brother Brody when he spots a suspicious character near the vulnerable Alaskan oil pipeline. A reckless pursuit leaves Brody seriously wounded in the wilderness, and Mac vows never to forgive the pilot who heard his call for help, yet flew on by.
Three months after his brother’s death, Mac is weary of trying to hunt down the terrorist cell his actions put into hiding, tired of imagining a terrorist in every face he sees. He boards a small plane to head to his parents’ home and do some thinking.
Andee MacLeod has long felt torn between her parents. Gerald MacLeod’s decision to remain secluded in Alaska nearly destroyed their relationship, but Andee’s slowly trying to rebuild things, spending her summers working as a bush pilot and spending time with her father. A routine passenger haul in her Cessna 185 seems relaxing compared to many of the life flights she’d performed in the past, and the surprise addition of her best friend Sarah promises to make the trip much sweeter.
Then uncertain weather turns nasty, lightning hits the plane, ice coats the wings, and they’re headed down. In the aftermath of the crash, Andee, with several injured passengers thirty miles from civilization, vows to get everyone to safety. But that may be more difficult than she expects, because Mac found something in the wreckage -- a map with the weak spots of the oil pipeline circled. He knows a terrorist is among the five other passengers, or is the pilot herself.
Getting out alive just took on a whole new dimension.
Expect the Sunrise is as fresh as today’s headlines, inspirational as a pastor’s sermon, and heart-stirring as your favorite love story. Susan May Warren knows Christian romantic suspense. She plunges you into the action from page one and doesn’t let up, yet still provides enough softer beats to let readers deep inside the characters. Then she laces the rich characterization and twisting plot with exceptional prose, avoiding clichés without distracting from the story. All women should add this book to their “must read” stacks. – Katie Hart, Christian Book Previews.com
Is it an accident . . . or an ambush?
When their plane crashes high in the Alaskan forest, seven survivors face the challenge of a lifetime—freezing nights, mountain dangers, and injuries. And when suspicions arise about one survivor, they realize their greatest threat is each other.
Mountain rescuer Andee MacLeod and FBI agent Stirling “Mac” McRae must work together if they hope to survive. But will their secrets keep them apart? They’ll have to learn to trust each other if they want to expect the sunrise.