on August 15th 2017
Buy on Amazon
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.
Today’s podcast is a book review for Wild Card by Karina Halle. Wild Card is book 1 in the North Ridge series of the Nelson’s brothers. This is the story of Shane and Rachel which is a second chance romance.
In this podcast, I share…
- Why this book received a 2.5 star
- What I wish there was in the story that would give it a higher rating
- Would I read the next book in the series?
Purchase this book on Amazon. Book is available on Kindle Unlimited.
I want to share a bit about my favorite subscription boxes for young adult reads and it’s OWLCRATE. Owlcrate is a monthly subscription box that features a new release young adult book with an exclusive cover and 3 to 5 bookish goodies. This past month, the book was The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert and the bookish goodies included a pouch, a candle, a Coraline Key. The monthly box cost $29.99 plus shipping and handling. Sign up here! *
SUPPORT the What to Read Next Podcast! If you’re enjoying the show, please subscribe and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. Spread the run love. And if you liked this episode, share it with your friends!
*This is an Affiliate Link. If you purchase an Owlcrate box using my link I will receive a small commission that will go towards paying the podcast.