Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold (Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency, #1) by Iain Reading

Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold (Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency, #1)Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold by Iain Reading
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

She is free like a bird flying in the sky- she is free like a wild horse running in the wilderness.
She is still into her teens-and she is enjoying every bit of her youth- unbound, unrestricted youth- like a dolphin singing in happiness, like an eagle flying high above the clouds.
She is adventurous, skillful and posses admirable power of observation and judgement that is most unlikely to be present in a girl of her age.
She is Kitty A. Hawk the little protagonist of our story –sweet, naughty, jovial. Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold by Lain Reading is the story of her mesmerizing adventure into the land of the whales- amid the backdrop of the saga of Klondike gold rush coupled with an absorbing tale of the landscape, life and culture of the Alaska and the Yukon area of Canada. While I was reading the book- my minds were flown to the days when I first time ever read the adventures of Tom Sawyer-the naughty, witty and cunning boy with a dash of romance. Kitty Hawk let me return to those days of my imagination- my greener days once again. Well- Kitty is not cunning, she is not naughty too-but somewhere lays the similarity with the born free boy- perhaps a sophisticated modernized version!
Flying might be in her genes-she started flying a plane when she was a baby. Well- no need to rub your eyes- she was a baby then. Her father- a pilot used to take her in his flights and she was always fascinated by the curious looking instruments. And in one of such flights- the kid held the plane perfectly leveled when her father gave her a chance to fulfill her dream. In the wonderfully crafted narration of the writer


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