A new romance about a young woman who loses her memory - and the man who knows that the only way to protect her is to stay away....
Before you knew him as Trent in Ten Tiny Breaths, he was Cole Reynolds - and he had it all. Until one night when he makes a fatal, wrong decision…and loses everything.
Twenty-eight-year-old Maggie Sparkes arrives in New York City to pack up what's left of her best friend's belongings after a suicide that has left everyone stunned....
Twenty-four-year-old truck stop waitress and single mother Catherine Wright has simple goals: to give her five-year-old daughter a happy life and to never again be the talk of the town....
Evangeline has spent her teenage years in obscurity. Her foster parents have the emotional aptitude of robots, and her classmates barely acknowledge her existence....
When outspoken, vivacious college student Casey Caldwell was paired with the famously reserved rock star for a friend's wedding, she was prepared for the worst....
Evie and Leo met in foster care as children and formed a bond of friendship. As they grew, their bond turned to love, and they vowed to make a life together when they turned 18....
Some days, all you need is a message from a stranger. Ruby Santos knew exactly what she was getting herself into when she signed up to write a soldier overseas. The guidelines were simple: one letter or email a week for the length of his or her deployment....
Sunder lead singer and guitarist Sebastian Stone has everything - fans, fame, and fortune. He also has a heart full of bitterness and a reputation for a short-fused temper....
Best friends since they could walk. In love since the age of 14. Complete strangers since this morning.
Alexa Holland's father was her hero - until her shocking discovery that her mother and she weren't his only family. Ever since, Alexa has worked to turn her life in a different direction....
Abby Davis isn't wearing a skimpy bikini or sipping umbrella drinks, not when she's busy chasing around four little ones. And Matt McKinney isn't looking for fun....
When Keri Daniels’ editor finds out she has previous carnal knowledge of reclusive best-selling author Joe Kowalski, she gives Keri a choice: get an interview or get a new job....
The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business, an idyllic spot for vacationers....
In her 20s Emma Blair marries her high school sweetheart, Jesse. They build a life for themselves, far away from the expectations of their parents and the people of their hometown....
Early in her life, Josephine Malone learned the hard way that there was only one person she could love and trust: her grandmother, Lydia Malone....
In the aftermath of her financier husband's suicide, Emma Shay Compton's dream life is shattered. Richard Compton stole his clients' life savings to fund a lavish life in New York City....
Fourteen-year-old Carey and six-year-old Jenessa have lived in the woods with their mother for as long as they can remember....
A suspense-driven New Adult romance novel from the USA Today best-selling author of Ten Tiny Breaths and Burying Water.
Armed with two years' worth of savings and the need to experience life outside the bubble of her Oregon small town, 25-year-old Amber Welles is prepared for anything. Except dying in Dublin. Had it not been for the bravery of a stranger, she might have. But he takes off before she has the chance to offer her gratitude.
Twenty-four-year-old River Delaney is rattled. No one was supposed to get hurt. But then that American tourist showed up. He couldn't let her die, but he also can't be identified at the scene - so he fled. Back to his everyday life of running his family's pub. Only everyday life is getting more and more complicated thanks to his brother, Aengus, and his criminal associations. When the American girl tracks River down, he quickly realizes how much he likes her, how wrong she is for him. And how dangerous it is to have her around. Pushing her away would be the smart move.
Maybe it's because he saved her life, or maybe it's because he's completely different from everything she's left behind, but Amber finds herself chasing after River Delaney. Amber isn't the kind of girl to chase after anyone.
And River isn't the kind of guy she'd want to catch.
This author s extremely talented. This is the second book I have read/listened to by her. I was surprised at how well the story progressed. The story line is original... the character development is well plotted! There is no draw back to this listen. The story unfolds, is not full of hot sex scenes... the sex is there ... just realistic... and the minor characters are also well plotted. To say I loved this book is an understatement. I don't say this often, but I would BUY this book.CREDIT WORTHY!!!!!! The narration was perfect. The story line original... you become invested in the characters..... Brava Ms. Tucker... this is truly a hit and worthy of being a best seller!
12 of 13 people found this review helpful
STORY (contemporary romance) - Amber is the perfect all-American girl vacationing in Ireland. River and his brother are bartenders who manage the family pub in Dublin. Through a dangerous twist of fate, they meet and fall in love. This is a sweet story of love found when one least expects it and how Amber and River figure things out. The background story is that of River's older brother, Aengus, who has ties to the IRA and other criminal behavior in Ireland.
I enjoyed the romance and the Irish setting, but there's nothing particularly new or fresh to this story. The characters are likeable and fall in love, and there's the usual back story to fill in the gaps.
PERFORMANCE - This book has two narrators, a female who reads Amber's chapters and a male who reads River's, so you get alternating viewpoints as the story progresses. Each of them does a good job.
OVERALL - The relationship between Amber and River is highly sexual, yet the sex scenes are relatively non-explicit. There is a fair amount of cursing and F-words and a small amount of non-graphic violence. Recommended primarily for females over 18, due to the romance and its sexual nature.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
I loved the narrators and K.A.'s overall writing style as usual, but I could never connect with Amber's whining and offense to anyone whom had made mistakes in their past. I read the first book in the series and thought some of Amber's determination, self awareness, and drive would show itself here, but it never did. It felt as if the she waited for things to happen to her and react instead of making any decisions on her own - a character trait i find extremely tedious to listen to. Hopefully Ivy's story will be more of an active character.
7 of 8 people found this review helpful
I loved it, it was so addicting and captivating. River and Amber's story was awesome! I loved the way they meet and all the obstacles they go through to make such an awesome ending to another fascinating book from KA!
6 of 7 people found this review helpful
KA Tucker knows how to write original stories! chasing river is not what I expected, and I am so happy I finished it, it was slow at the beginning but everything was necessary to the story.
Amber and River were meant for each other. I want my River! NOW!
Amazing performance by Elizabeth and Shane! Loved the accents! Perfect!
7 of 9 people found this review helpful
Would you listen to Chasing River again? Why?
Heck ya! Such a great, gritty, soft, warm story!
What did you like best about this story?
Realistic - NOT cheesy like some romance novels. This one was captivating from the first word.
Which character – as performed by Elizabeth Louise and Steve West – was your favorite?
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
Every time the two main characters were alone...so soft and so genuine.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
I normally really enjoy Steve West's narration, however, I feel he did a poor job in this book. Story was good and the ending came together rather easily, but nevertheless, my overall score is still a 3.5 stars but I rounded it up. Book addressed terrorism, the love of a family member involved with terrorism and the sacrifices made to remain supportive of a loved one mixed up with the wrong things in life and the hard decisions one must make to survive. I think I would have enjoyed the book had I really liked the narration. As it stands, may be worth a point if one is not stressed by issues discussed.
5 of 7 people found this review helpful
Although this is a good book I listened to, I've learned that series/sequels don't always measure up to the 1st book &/or movie.
3 of 4 people found this review helpful
I really enjoy K. A. Tcuker's books as every character has their own story and yet they are all "related" in some aspect. In Chasing River, the sister of Jesse, the Sherrif's daughter goes on a world trip to expand her surroundings and while visiting Ireland she is an innocent bystander of a pipe-bomb. Her "savior" is not the typical man she would get involved with but their chemistry is too much for her not to pursue. This is a typical, easy-reading novel that makes me fall in love with K.A. Tucker's books as each one becomes available. They all have the same romantic notion but go deep into the character's feelings and develop their individual stories and story-lines. This book will not disappoint if you like this author.
3 of 4 people found this review helpful
KA Tucker keeps getting better and she's already a genius. Wow!! Wonderful characters with the right amount of suspense and angst. Great series and narrators.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
I am a fan of K.A. Tucker who is a kick ass writer but I found this book lacking. Unless you have a penchant for or some fascination with Ireland I would not recommend this one. It was missing some umph for me. The story was too slow to unfold and I really had to put in the effort to push through. I could not relate to Amber as a female character - she was a bit too perfect and boring and when Ivy came on the scene and started exposing Amber as the most popular girl at school when she was young kind etc I liked her even less. The relationship between Amber and River was also difficult to believe - they seemed to have very little in common and I really was not clear why they would have a 'deep connection' or fall for each other.
The best thing that came out of this book for me is meeting Ivy's character who is epic and I've just started reading Surviving Ice which already is proving to be a MUCH better book.