Blog Tour: Wild Card by Karina Halle review
Wild Card, an all-new contemporary STANDALONE by New York Times Bestselling author Karina Halle is available NOW!!!
Wild Card is a standalone novel and the first book in the North Ridge Trilogy about rough and rugged Canadian mountain men, the Nelson brothers. Canada’s never felt so hot.
She swore she’d never go back home.
She swore she’d never see the man who broke her all those years ago.
But you don’t always get to choose your path.
And sometimes that path is as wild and rugged as the heart.
Rachel Waters thought she saw the last of the small mountain town of North Ridge, British Columbia, when she left six years ago. But while her advertising career blossomed beneath the skyscrapers of Toronto, her mother’s sudden illness has the 26-year old returning to North Ridge to care for her, putting her career on hold while dealing with family secrets, regrets and unresolved goodbyes.
Shane Nelson has always been a bit of a wild card. The youngest of three brothers, Shane’s spent most of his life being underestimated and misunderstood. With his quiet intensity, classic good looks and thoughtful demeanor, he’s an enigma on horseback, managing his father’s sprawling ranch on the slopes of North Ridge.
But while Shane remains the quintessential brooding cowboy, complete with an arsenal of inner demons, all of that changes when Rachel steps back into his life.
She was the girl he pushed away.
Now she’s the girl who wishes she could leave.
Despite the odds, Shane will do everything to convince Rachel he needs a second chance that he doesn’t deserve but when the two of them head off into the wilderness together in search of lost cattle, more than just their hearts are at stake.
Whether it's love or lives on the line, one thing is for sure: always bet on the wild card.
Wild Card was just *heart eyes*, loved it so much! Love a good second chance romance and this was definitly one I can add to the favorite pile.
Friends since they were kids, later lovers and then torn apart.. When Rachel first moved to town, Shane was taken with her right away, their bond grew as they got older, they thought they would never be apart, but one night and one choice changed all that. After six years Rachel returns and Shane will do all for his second chance with Rachel.
This was such an emotional book full of characters you can't help but love.
I really liked the fact that I had to discover exactly what had happened between Shane and Rachel. Like Rachel herself I was clueless as to what had happened which really made me feel the emotions between her and Shane even more because I didn't understand what had happened either, I had to discover it as the story moved along. The little glimpses into their past, seeing how they fell in love and them rediscovering their love alongside the flashbacks worked really well.
Karina Halle's writing is flawless, it really brings out the emotions and heartbreak, I felt so much for these characters and all I wanted was for them to be happy again.
I already love their mountain town so much and can't wait for more about the people living there.
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Karina Halle is a former travel writer and music journalist and The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestselling author of The Pact, Love, in English, The Artists Trilogy, Dirty Angels and over 20 other wild and romantic reads. She lives on an island off the coast of British Columbia with her husband and her rescue pup, where she drinks a lot of wine, hikes a lot of trails and devours a lot of books.
Halle is represented by the Root Literary and is both self-published and published by Simon & Schuster and Hachette in North America and in the UK.
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