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Running From Disaster

(Sunrise Runner #1)

4.46  ·  Rating details ·  28 ratings  ·  24 reviews
There’s a predator on the loose and he’s abducting runners. Becoming more sinister with each of his victims, Gabriella Winters’ running group was not going to let fear stop them. They needed to run every morning at sunrise. Running was vital to their lives.

Just when Gabriella needed a distraction from the horrors surrounding her, Dylan Hart arrived. He’s a walking disaster
Published January 31st 2018 by Aubrey Parr
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Feb 02, 2018 rated it it was ok
Fear was not going to stop them. Running was vital to their lives.

Sadly this story didn't excite me the way that it did the others.
But the ending is a bomb! Leaves you craving for more.

I feel the need to say this: sometimes when reading a book and being in a particular mood, it affects a lot to the way how we feel about the story (not feeling it). Sadly this has happened to me here. So it's not the story, I'm blaming it all on me.

Fabiola Francisco
Jan 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Running from Disaster is the perfect mix of suspense and romance. Aubrey Parr combines the both into a story that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat, wondering what will happen next. The romance flowed alongside the mystery of who was kidnapping runners and the uncertainty of who was safe. As a reader, I was vigilant, taking in details as if I were a part of the story. This book will grab you and keep on your toes until the end. And that ending... a total twist.
Cary Hart
Jan 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A page-turning blend of romance, thrills and danger!

Realistic characters and a plot of passion will keep readers spellbound with numerous twists and turns.

Make room on your shelf because Running From Disaster has it all!
Christy Pastore
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018-reads
Running From Disaster is a fantastic intensely, gripping read.

Parr weaves an edge-of-your-seat tale with a seductive and bruising pace. For those who crave romantic suspense and manipulating plot twists, this book will pull you under and leaving you gasping for more.

You will not be disappointed with this enthralling story that will steal your breath and leave you riveted.

Scoop this one up now!
Danielle R (Spellbound Stories)
Running from Disaster by Aubrey Parr was sensational! I love a variety of genres and thrillers are one of them. In Book One of the Sunrise Runners Duology, readers will be sucked into the story from the very first line and even when book once reaches its conclusion, you will be antsy for more of this story. The book is part of a duology, so some of the story will carry over, but it is very important to note that this book doesn’t end on an absolute cliffhanger. For people like me, that’s a good ...more
Jennifer Pierson
Jan 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Running From Disaster was an super exciting read that kept me on the edge of my seat cover to cover. There's a crazy on the loose, and this person likes to abduct & torture runners. Each victim is being tortured in new ways. Gabriella Winters runs with her two best friends every day, and while they aren't going to let fear stop them, she's having some nightmares as each new victim is found. But the good news, is a man that Gaby has been watching for months in her coffee shop, has asked her o ...more
Kathy Wideman
Jan 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is the first book by Aubrey that I have read and I really enjoyed it. There is someone on the lose taking runners. He is getting more violent with each girl he takes. Gabriella and two of her friends run together each morning. They feel safe because they run in a group. The girls are getting more and more worried with each girl that gets attacked. Gabby owns a small cozy coffee shop. Dylan Hart comes in often and breaks up with his lady friends in her shop. Then one day he asks her out. Sur ...more
Apr 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So let me start by saying I really wasn't ready. This book is awesome that isn't a question. The author played it perfectly. The plot is awesome (it is truly not a standalone but you don't know it til you know it). With that being said I love the way they come in contact. I love the background on him. I love that even with the drama and stuff that happens old boy jumps up and does what needs to be done. I really don't think there was anything I didn't love. The 3 friends, their friendship and th ...more
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May 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
There's a mad man on the loose and he has an aversion for runners ( I told you running wasn't safe ). He hasn't killed as yet , he catches them , tortures them and then releases them at point of capture ..... he "experiments" on them .....strangely he has morals if you like , which I found odd yet interesting......

Woman are encouraged to run in groups and running friends Gabriella , Violet and Fiona won't let this deter them from their morning runs ..... they meet up after for coffee at Gabriell
Jan 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Someone is kidnapping and torturing female runners in KC. The city is one edge.

Gabriella Winters owns Mugs a small coffee shop. She is a runner but almost never runs with out her bff's.

Dylan Hart is a KC business man who likes to use Gabby's coffee shop as a break up place due to it's location near his office. After a recent dumping he notices Gabby, and wants nothing more than to take her out on a date and she agrees!

Then the unforseen happens......and you will just have to read the book to fi
Polly Barreto
Mar 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic read! My knuckles (at times) were turning white from gripping my kindle so hard. Gabby Winters and Dylan Hart’s story kept me engrossed throughout the book. Page after page, chapter after chapter and after every twist and turn I could feel my heart start racing and at times wanting to close my eyes. But then I realized I couldn’t close my eyes – I needed to keep reading!
Love, love, love a good mystery and this book has it in spades!
And the ending! Was not expecting that at all!
Jennifer Hanson
May 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read of Aubrey's and I really enjoyed it. She's a great writer and really brought this story to life. It took me way longer to read then it normally takes me to read a book due to life and I hated that I couldn't keep going at my usual pace as I really wanted to find out what happened to Gabriella and then what happened with Gabriella and Dylan. I'm so glad Book 2, Racing from Chaos, is already out as she leaves us with a bit of a cliff hanger. I NEED to find out ho ...more
May 08, 2018 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: romance, mystery, suspence
I have read many, many, many suspense, crime, mystery, etc. At some point of every good story. You forget your reading and start building the story in your mind. What the characters look like, where they live and their personalities. Aubrey Parr did a wonderful job crafting her characters and their environment. Gabriella Winters is the main character and you are going RUN by her side and get an interesting view of her life and the 180 its about take.
Terri Oconnell
Jan 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: suspense-romance
What a great crime story heavy on the romance by Ms. Parr. Gabby is the owner of a coffee shop where Dylan comes in to break up with his flavor on the month. What happens when he decides he wants a taste of her someone his own age, is both sweet and at times funny, But a serial torturer is running wild in the city and taking female runners and hurting them, leaving them scared physically and emotionally. Gabby and her two best friends just happen to be runners. I loved this story full of twist a ...more
Feb 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing

This is Book #1 in the Sunrise Runners Duology.  This was a mixture of romance with a touch of suspense.  I love how this pulled me into wondering who the kidnapper was and why he did what he did.  

My favorite part was when Gabriella and her employees got front row seats to Dylan and disaster of a dating life (read to find more out!).

I give this book 5 out of 5 stars.
Recommend this book? Yes! Author? Yes!
Read more from this author? Yes!

Happy Reading!
Apr 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Great beginning to a creative storyline by the author. I liked how the author kept you guessing as to who would want to harm these women who enjoy the hobby of running. I couldn't help but like Dylan's character as he seemed so caring when it came to Gabriela. I look forward to reading the other book in the duet.
Apr 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018-booklist
It was so hard to put this book down. Dylan was so easy to like and Gaby was strong through her ordeal. It goes to show that no matter what you go through, sometimes, you need your own walking disaster. I can't wait to read the next book.
Patti Correa
Jan 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
review to come
Paula Genereau
Mar 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a great suspense book. I absolutely loved this book it was amazing and I couldn't stop reading it. someone's targeting runners. can they catch the person before it's too late
C.L. McGrath
Feb 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
i am a huge Aubrey Parr fan. This is her first dark novel. Gotta say I am loving this direction. Best of her books so far.
Seriously great book.
Patti Gunkel
Apr 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This book had me hooked from word one till the last... I can't wait to read the next book in this series!!
Spunky N Sassy
Spunky N Sassy Rating: 4.0

~~~~~~~~~~Lindsey's ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review~~~~~~~~~~

I love books with a twist. This book achieved that and more.
Jennifer Ann
Jan 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this thrilling tale of a strong, independent heroine who meets the kind of alpha male that will melt your heart! Gabrielle and her friends *almost* made me want to take up running with a group of friends. The ending took me by surprise and left me hungry for the next book in this series!
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Michelle Dunklee
Feb 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love this book!!! I CAN'T wait for book two!!! I really liked the build up of Gabby and Dylans characters, the plot was a constant build and kept you involved and wanting to keep reading because you just HAVE to know lol..
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Aubrey Parr writes contemporary romance and romantic suspense, but is digger deeper into her darker side. She lives outside of Chicago with her husband, daughter and houseful of pets. Though inspired by her great-uncle, author Evan S. Connell, Aubrey didn't publish her first novel until after turning forty. Now there's no turning back. She drinks coffee until it's acceptable to have wine and loves ...more

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Sunrise Runner (2 books)
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