posted on May 29, 2015 by Kat Martin

On the Road to Alaska

Against-the-Tide(300x500)The idea for a trilogy set in Alaska began when my husband and I took a road trip several years ago all the way to Fairbanks and back.  We loved it, couldn’t wait to go again.

A second trip seemed the perfect opportunity to develop plots and characters for books about the three brothers I had decided to write.  I wanted to get deeper into setting and story, and at the same time enjoy an exciting adventure.

Having traveled the famous Alkan Highway on the first trip, I knew the five-thousand-mile journey wouldn’t be any picnic–especially not in the back of a pickup camper!  But the beauty of the vast landscape and its interesting people were a lure that was impossible to resist.

And so the Brodies of Alaska trilogy was born.  Dylan, Nick, and Rafe Brodie all have high-action adventure stories that lead them to the perfect woman.

In AGAINST THE TIDE, Rafe Brodie is the owner of a small fleet of charter fishing boats in Valdez, Alaska.  He’s the oldest of the brothers and the most dedicated bachelor.  But there’s a woman in town who intrigues him.  Olivia Chandler recently moved to Valdez, appearing, it seemed, out of nowhere.  Olivia runs the local café, but mostly she keeps to herself.

Kat - Ventura Star (500x350 (150dpi)The woman is beautiful but mysterious.  Rafe senses a troubled past, but can’t stop his fierce attraction, or the feeling he needs to protect her.  When his first mate is murdered, Rafe and Olivia work together to help solve the crime.  But as the danger heightens, Rafe is more and more convinced Olivia is running from something–or someone.

Something terrible is coming to Valdez and even Rafe can’t protect her forever.

I hope you’ll watch for Rafe and Olivia in AGAINST THE TIDE.  Till then, very best wishes and happy reading, Kat

Kat will give away a copy of AGAINST THE TIDE to one person who comments!

AGAINST THE TIDE can be purchased in mass market paperback or eBook format

Kat Martin

Kat Martin

Currently living near Missoula, Montana, Kat Martin is the bestselling author of over sixty-five Historical and Contemporary Romantic Suspense novels. The New York Times bestselling author of the AGAINST series, before Kat started writing in 1985, she was a real estate broker. During that time, she met her husband, L. J. Martin, also an author with over 33 book-length works. Kat is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. “I love anything old,” Kat says. “I love to travel and especially like to visit the places where my books are set. My husband and I often stay in out-of-the-way inns and houses built in times past. It’s fun and it gives a wonderful sense of a by-gone era.”

To date, Kat has over sixteen million copies of her books in print. She is published in more than twenty foreign countries, including Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, China, Korea, Bulgaria, Russia, England, South Africa, Italy, Spain, Argentina, Japan and Greece.

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3 thoughts on “On the Road to Alaska”

  1. Georgia Shugrue says:

    I love learning about an author’s inspiration; and while I live a good road trip, I don’t think I could do a 5,000 mile trip! The new trilogy sounds intriguing-I’ll have to add it to my to-read pile!

  2. JoAn V. says:

    I would love to win a copy of this book. I am trying to collect the whole series. Kat Martin writes great romantic suspense and I enjoy reading all of her books that I can find. Thanks for the giveaway.

  3. sherry allman says:

    I have loved every last one of the against books. I can’t wait for this one.

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