Kiss On The Bridge by Mark Stewart
Summary: This book is set in Australia when Cyclone Tracy made landfall on 25th December 1974 at 9:55am desecrating Darwin. Wade met Anneli Vandenberg just short of twelve months prior to the devastation. After an extensive search and thorough planning he receives a message informing him of Anneli’s intended marriage to a man she has never met. The clock is ticking. He needed to arrive in Darwin and find her before it was too late. The only thing he didn’t anticipate was colliding with a cyclone. He’s in the race of his life to get Anneli safely back to Melbourne. Her angry stepfather has other ideas.