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Kat Martin | The Brodies of Alaska: A Look Behind the Scenes
Author Guest / February 19, 2015

Having written more than sixty books, including AGAINST THE SKY, my latest Romantic Suspense release, I’m always looking for new story ideas.  Which is why, when the opportunity arose to travel for a month to Alaska, staying in the back of a tiny pickup camper–I said yes! With a contract for three new novels, I needed ideas.  A trip to Alaska seemed the perfect opportunity to find new plots and develop interesting characters. AGAINST THE WILD, Dylan Brodie’s story, became the first of my Brodies of Alaska Trilogy, a ghost story that morphs into a tale of love, murder, and redemption. In AGAINST THE SKY, the second book in the trilogy,  Nick Brodie, a former Anchorage homicide detective, has a serious case of burnout.  Nick wants a new life, something that doesn’t include violence and death. Unfortunately when his neighbor, twelve-year-old Jimmy Evans, comes to him beaten and battered, claiming his father was murdered, Nick has no choice but to help him. To make matters worse, Nick has a lady friend visiting from San Francisco.  Samantha Hollis, owner of the Perfect Pup pet grooming parlor, isn’t cut out for the harsh life in Alaska.  Unwillingly swept into Jimmy’s problems, she…