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The Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery – Review by Erin Davidson

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Light at Dawn by K. L. Montgomery is an emotional, heart wrenching story, that follows two parents that have lost their children due to suicide. The book explores darker themes, discussing sensitive material that may be upsetting to certain readers. But the book does a beautiful job of handling such a sensitive issue with utmost care and support. Montgomery does a masterful job of weaving two stories into one, with evocative writing that will not only have you crying like a baby, but leave you permanently impacted. It is a beautiful tale of heartbreak and strength, and the effects of how deeply people impact your life. I really really enjoyed this book, despite how much I cried whilst reading it. But it is brutally honest and eye opening to see how these two characters handle their grief, and how they try to keep moving forward, when they’ve lost so much. I highly recommend this book to everyone, as well as encourage everyone dealing with mental health issues to seek help. It ain’t weak to speak.
5/5 stars!

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The Light at Dawn by K. L. Montgomery – Review by Tracy Wilkin

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Light at Dawn is a beautiful story by K. L. Montgomery. The story is about the love story of Angelia and Mark. It is a gripping and tragic tale that morphs into a beautiful love story. At times, oh so heartbreaking to read, I felt my heart grow bigger and bigger at the end of each chapter.

Angelia and Mark suffer unimaginable tragedy. The author tells it from different perspectives, and while it doesn’t seem possible for it to ever work, somehow the elegant and soulful way this author delivers a story, it just all fits, both the heartbreak and the happiness. The balance of these elements is often tough to pull off, but K. L. Montgomery does it spectacularly. A tale of living life, experiencing loss and heartbreak, to rebuilding your life and reviving that spark that made the characters shine. A practitioner of words, this author gave me an unforgettable moment where I got to know her people, cried with them, hurt with them, laughed with them, loved with them, healed with them.

A memorable story that contains sensitive content, but is beautiful in it’s profound and persistent uniqueness. 5 stars.

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The Light at Dawn by K. L. Montgomery – Review by Erica Fish

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Light at Dawn by K. L. Montgomery is one story that I recommend you read. This is a new author for me. I have learned that Montgomery does an amazing job of building her characters so that the reader of her story can have a bond with them. I have taken the emotional journey with Angelia. As I was reading the story, I felt more like a sister with Angelia instead of someone just reading her story. This story is about love, loss and healing process. Mark feels like he has lost everyone and everything. He wanted to stop the horrible felling that a parent goes through if they lose a child. I advise having a box of tissues close while you read this story.

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The Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery – Review by Roxana Yoss

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The reason why I read so much is because I love the feelings that I experience while doing so. I love chasing that emotion that will set me over the edge.

Let me just tell you that The Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery did JUST THAT. I went in completely and utterly blind. I didn’t know what to expect. And I was not ready for what this book would do to me as an individual, reader, or even woman. It took me a minute to have to gather all of my emotions (which were scattered everywhere) and bottle them right up. But you know what, I’m okay with that. Because as an avid reader, it is exactly what I expect. I expect to bawl my eyes out, and let the snot run down my nose. I expect to get upset at either characters or their situations. I expect to get mad. I love those emotions,it is WHY I read.

I loved everything about this book. I am completely astounded by the author’s ability to create such a beautiful and believable world. I loved getting lost within the pages of this book. I don’t know how else to express all that this book made me FEEL without giving it away. Just know that it’s worth it! This will definitely be considered one of my all time favorite books.

Reviewed by @ryoss

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The Light At Dawn by K. L. Montgomery – Review by Tausha Treadway

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Light At Dawn by K. L. Montgomery. Wow! That sums up this book. It was a very emotional read but in a very good way. Its the story of Angelia White who suffers the worst trauma ever, the loss of a child in a school shooting. This in turn destroys her marriage. She survives due to her other 2 children and she starts working for stronger gun laws by leading rally’s and going on a public speaking tour. On one of the tours she meets Gun Rights Supporter Mark Lyon and they have an instant connection. Mark is divorced with a daughter Ashleigh who is his world until he suffers an unspeakable tragedy. The connection between Mark and Angelia won’t go away even though they live states apart! Will they be able to overcome the tragedies they have endured to make a long distance relationship work or will they be too scared to take the risk. This is a very emotional book dealing with child loss and school shootings but the writer handles it so well. Its a beautiful story.

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The Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery – Review by Michelle Austin

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Light at Dawn was a heart wrenching and emotional 5+ star read.

I was pulled right in from the beginning. Angelia and her family go through a tragedy that no family ever wants to experience (Ugly cry moments started instantly). We watch her world come crumbling down around her. We jump ahead five years Angelia is now a single mom who is traveling around and speaking on gun violence.

Mark see’s Angelia at a bar and quickly gets pulled in by her. They end up having drinks and they discover they are both on opposite sides of the right to bare arms. Angelia quickly leaves but can’t get Mark out of her mind. A little time passes and things take a tragic turn for Mark and once again my ugly cry came out. Angelia reaches out to Mark about the tragedy she doesn’t realize it had affected his family directly, her message came at the right time for Mark.

Can these two help heal each other? Can they have a HEA?

There is so much more to this very emotional read. There are things that make you really think about your views on this serious subject and see both sides of the spectrum. These two came together in an unexpected way and helped each other through. I loved the ending, it couldn’t have been more perfect. Be prepared for some twists and turns, K. L. Montgomery does a great job of throwing some very unexpected things in to make the book even better. All of the secondary characters were great, I actually would love to see more from this couple and extended family. A MUST read for sure, have the kleenex handy.

Reviewed by @mab54615
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The Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery – Review by Angelina Frazzini

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery is a stand alone contemporary novel. This book does contain sensitive subjects and you may need tissues to make it through but this book is worth it.

I don’t want to say too much about what happened in the book because I don’t want to give any of it away. It was seriously amazing. I didn’t really know what I was getting in to but I’ve read other books by K.L so I figured I’d give it a go. I got so much more than I bargained for and in an amazing way. It touched on a very tough subject and the debate surrounding that but didn’t shine a negative light on either side of the debate and is seriously thought provoking and very emotional. This book is the epitome of an emotional roller coaster. I’m not sure I’ve ever experienced so many things while reading a book. If I had a list of books that I could pretend I didn’t read so I could go back and read it for the first time again, this book would be on the list. This book should be on everyone’s to read list!

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The Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery – Review by Colleen Noyes

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Light at Dawn By KL Montgomery Is a book that will truly rip your heart out, tear it to shreds, stomp on it, and then slowly put it back together. This is the first book that I have read by this author and I was not prepared for all of the emotions that it would make me feel. I found myself crying, laughing, and wondering about the world around me. This book is about so much more than one story it is about grief, heartache, overcoming all of the obstacles that life may throw at you, and at the end of the day love.

This book will make you feel emotions that you didn’t know you could feel. I could not have chosen a better first book to read by this author than this one. While it does deal with sensitive issues the author does a brilliant job of making sure you have no idea where she stands on the issue itself. You can tell that the author did an immense amount of research and portrayed the differences In a very humane and compassionate way.

One of the key things that I feel the book shows that maybe it wasn’t intended Is something that I think is so needed in today’s society. This author showed that 2 people or 2 groups can be on opposite ends of an issue, but still care about each other, love each other, and continue to make the world a better place.

I could not put this book down from the time that I started it until the time that I finished it and I don’t believe that you will either. The one warning that I would give you Is to make sure that you have your box of tissues prepared.

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The Light at Dawn by K. L. Montgomery – Review by Moriah Venable

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Light at Dawn is novel by K. L. Montgomery. This is my first novel by this author.

After a tragedy, Angelia is still trying to pick up the pieces of her life five years later. To cope, Angelo’s joins an organization.

Mark Lyon is also trying to find a way to keep moving after losing his daughter Ashleigh.

When the two meet, maybe it’s a time for them both to start to heal instead of only existing.

This was a really emotional book to read. I enjoyed it but it was hard to read. I imagine it would be even more so people who have children or have been in that situation.

I have read a few books by this author and this is by far my favorite and most memorable.

The love story between Mark and Angelia is unimaginable but it still works. I love that they are able to help each other move forward even if that wasn’t how the relationship initially was.

I look forward to the author’s next book.

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The Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery – Review by Naomi McDonald

The Light at DawnThe Light at Dawn by K.L. Montgomery
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The first thing you need to know is, have the tissues close by. The subject matter of this book will have you in tears frequently. This story may be a difficult read for some people as it deals with tragic events similar to things that have happened in real life and have been high profile in the news in recent years.

Even though this book does discuss politics to some degree, I am glad that the overall story did not focus on that. The story really is focused on two people who have experienced overwhelming loss and how life brings them together. Their grief is very real, you feel it as you read.

Intensely emotional. Superbly written.

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