City girl Calla Fletcher attempts to reconnect with her estranged father, and unwittingly finds herself torn between her desire to return to the bustle of Toronto and a budding relationship with a rugged Alaskan pilot in this masterful new romance from acclaimed author K.A. Tucker.
Calla Fletcher was two when her mother took her and fled the Alaskan wild, unable to handle the isolation of the extreme, rural lifestyle, leaving behind Calla’s father, Wren Fletcher, in the process. Calla never looked back, and at twenty-six, a busy life in Toronto is all she knows. But when her father reaches out to inform her that his days are numbered, Calla knows that it’s time to make the long trip back to the remote frontier town where she was born.
She braves the roaming wildlife, the odd daylight hours, the exorbitant prices, and even the occasional—dear God—outhouse, all for the chance to connect with her father: a man who, despite his many faults, she can’t help but care for. While she struggles to adjust to this new subarctic environment, Jonah—the quiet, brooding, and proud Alaskan pilot who keeps her father’s charter plane company operational—can’t imagine calling anywhere else home. And he’s clearly waiting with one hand on the throttle to fly this city girl back to where she belongs, convinced that she’s too pampered to handle the wild.
Jonah is probably right, but Calla is determined to prove him wrong. As time passes, she unexpectedly finds herself forming a bond with the burly pilot. As his undercurrent of disapproval dwindles, it’s replaced by friendship—or perhaps something deeper? But Calla is not in Alaska to stay and Jonah will never leave. It would be foolish of her to kindle a romance, to take the same path her parents tried—and failed at—years ago.
It’s a simple truth that turns out to be not so simple after all.
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This is probably one of my favourite reads in a long time. Couldn’t put it down and loved everything about it.
The Simple Amazing..
I couldn't get enough. The best book I read all year. What a mix of emotions this gave.
There was humour, sadness, excitement, and steamy hotness all rolled in to one.
K.A. Tucker continues to impress.
So Emotional! Sarcastic and Funny!
This book completely gutted me!
I love the characters so much. I related to Calla a lot too.. what she went through, I’ve been in a similar situation with someone who was like a second father to me.. might have made the experience so much stronger while reading.. I’m daddy’s girl through and through even with our distant relationship.
Each and every time I think I’ve found my. favourite but KA Tucker always seems to change it with each release! This one is no exception. I love her writing and can’t wait to see what she comes up with for her next release!