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K. A. Tucker is a Canadian author that writes romance and YA. As a child, Tucker was a voracious reader. At six, her librarian helped her write and publish her first story.
Order of Burying Water Series
|1||Burying Water||2014||Description / Buy|
|2||Becoming Rain||2015||Description / Buy|
|3||Chasing River||2015||Description / Buy|
|4||Surviving Ice||2015||Description / Buy|
Order of Causal Enchantment Series
|1||Anathema||2011||Description / Buy|
|2||Asylum||2011||Description / Buy|
|3||Allegiance||2012||Description / Buy|
|4||Anomaly||2014||Description / Buy|
Order of Dirty Empire Series with Nina West
|1||Sweet Mercy||2019||Description / Buy|
|2||Gabriel Fallen||2019||Description / Buy|
|3||Dirty Empire||2020||Description / Buy|
|4||Fallen Empire||2021||Description / Buy|
Order of Fate & Flame Series
|1||A Fate of Wrath & Flame||2021||Description / Buy|
|2||A Curse of Blood & Stone||2022||Description / Buy|
Order of Polson Falls Series
|1||The Player Next Door||2020||Description / Buy|
|2||The Hustler Next Door||2023||Description / Buy|
Order of The Simple Wild Series
|1||The Simple Wild||2018||Description / Buy|
|2||Wild at Heart||2020||Description / Buy|
|3||Forever Wild||2020||Description / Buy|
|4||Running Wild||2022||Description / Buy|
Order of Ten Tiny Breaths Series
|1||Ten Tiny Breaths||2012||Description / Buy|
|2||One Tiny Lie||2013||Description / Buy|
|3||Four Seconds to Lose||2013||Description / Buy|
|4||Five Ways to Fall||2014||Description / Buy|
|5||In Her Wake||2014||Description / Buy|
Chronological Order of Ten Tiny Breaths Series
|1||In Her Wake||2014||Description / Buy|
|2||Ten Tiny Breaths||2012||Description / Buy|
|3||One Tiny Lie||2013||Description / Buy|
|4||Four Seconds to Lose||2013||Description / Buy|
|5||Five Ways to Fall||2014||Description / Buy|
Order of K.A. Tucker Standalone Novels
She takes pride in the fact that she isn’t a snob where books are concerned. The author reads everything from chick-lit to high fantasy. Though, as a writer, she cannot help but gravitate towards romance.
It is her favorite genre, which is why every novel she writes is steeped in romance. But she doesn’t let it confine her. In fact, even though she writes a lot of romance, Tucker’s books make effective use of suspense.
The author loves starting a story by describing a crime, such as a suspicious death, and then explaining the events that led to it. Such beginnings encourage Tucker to ask questions which, in turn, allows her to go on interesting tangents.
To gain inspiration, she reads news articles that can help her understand the factors that drive decent people to do terrible things. She relies on music to get in the zone whenever she sits down to write.
This wasn’t the case at the start. It took her a while to realize that finding the right song could enhance her process by setting the right mood. Because she isn’t a plotter, it takes the author quite a while to finish her manuscripts.
This is because her novels have so many puzzle pieces that have to fit together before she can submit the story. Tucker has to perform several rewrites before she is satisfied with her work.
Sometimes, the author feels like she will never finish her manuscripts. Despite all the experience she has accumulated, Tucker is still growing as a writer. She is not immune to self-doubt.
On occasion, she will read books that are so good they make her feel inadequate. A voice in her head starts telling her that she can never measure up. But she doesn’t see such attitudes as a bad thing. If anything, jealousy of that sort is a compliment to the writers she envies.
Where reviews from readers are concerned, Tucker only reads the ones with four and five-star ratings. She doesn’t see the point of listening to critics that truly hate her work because she is already committed to the story she wrote.
Additionally, by the time a given book comes out, Tucker is well aware of her mistakes and the issues readers may raise. As far as she is concerned, reading feedback from harsh reviewers attracts crippling self-doubt that doesn’t help anyone.
Tucker doesn’t have writing rituals. That being said, she needs long stretches of free time to write. She isn’t the sort of author that can knock out a chapter in an hour. It takes her a while to get going. More often than not, she has to reread the previous paragraphs to get into the right mindset.
Best K.A. Tucker Books
The author wishes she had used her full name from the start. People keep asking her about the initials in her name. In truth, she decided to use the initials because they looked better on the cover of her books. Tucker’s best novels include:
Ten Tiny Breaths: Kacey Cleary was determined to stay in Grand Rapids, Michigan, until Livie, her little sister, matured. She was willing to overlook her aunt’s disapproval and the selfishness that had driven her uncle to gamble their college fund away.
She did not have a choice in the matter. Livie was still a minor. But then Uncle Raymond went too far when he slid into Livie’s bed. Kacey packed their things and fled to a Miami Apartment.
There, she started a new life, one that included a creepy neighbor, a grumpy landlord, and Trent Emerson, a man that had wormed his way into her heart.
The Simple Wild: Calla’s mother left her father when she was two. The woman packed her bags and left the Alaskan wild with Calla in tow. At 26, busy as she was in Toronto, Calla finally went back home when she learned that her father’s days were numbered.
Wren did not make things easy. He had one too many faults. Life in the Alaskan wild was equally challenging. But Calla was determined to prove to Jonah that she wasn’t the pampered girl he saw. She would stay and prove the obnoxious pilot wrong.
When Does The Next K.A. Tucker book come out?
K.A. Tucker doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is The Hustler Next Door and was released on January, 3rd 2023. It is the newest book in the Polson Falls Series.