Release Week Blitz and Review-Surviving Ice by K.A. Tucker

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We are so excited to bring you the Release Week Blitz for K.A. Tucker’s SURVIVING ICE! SURVIVING ICE is a standalone romantic suspense novel and is the fourth book in K.A. Tucker’s Burying Water Series, published by Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Grab your copy today!

 

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SURVIVING ICE Synopsis:

The USA TODAY bestselling author of the Ten Tiny Breaths series and Burying Water—which Kirkus Reviews called “a sexy, romantic, gangster-tinged page-turner”—returns with a new novel packed with romance, plot twists, and psychological suspense.

Ivy Lee, a talented tattoo artist who spent the early part of her twenties on the move, is looking for a place to call home. She thinks she might have finally found it working in her uncle’s tattoo shop in San Francisco. But all that changes when a robbery turns deadly, compelling her to pack up her things yet again.

When they need the best, they call him. That’s why Sebastian Riker is back in California, cleaning up the mess made after a tattoo shop owner with a penchant for blackmail got himself shot. But it’s impossible to get the answers he needs from a dead body, leaving him to look elsewhere. Namely, to the twenty-something-year-old niece who believes this was a random attack. Who needs to keep believing that until Sebastian finds what he’s searching for.

Ivy has one foot out of San Francisco when a chance encounter with a stranger stalls her departure. She’s always been drawn to intense men, so it’s no wonder that she now finds a reason to stay after all, quickly intoxicated by his dark smile, his intimidating strength, and his quiet control.

That is, until Ivy discovers that their encounter was no accident—and that their attraction could be her undoing.

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It’s just a regular ringtone. For me, though, it’s the wail of a war siren, and I’m immediately alert. There is only one person who has this number, and I didn’t expect him to use it again so soon.

The tile is cool against my bare feet as I roll out of bed. I collect the phone from the nightstand with one fluid movement, unhindered by sheets or the morning sluggishness that an average person might face. Stepping through the propped-open patio doors and onto the balcony, I answer with a low, curt “Yeah.” The sky is just beginning to lighten over the quiet bay. Dozens of boats sit moored below, their passengers lulled into deep sleep by the ocean air and rhythmic waves. I’m high enough up that I’m not likely to offend anyone with my lack of clothing, especially at this hour. Not that I’m truly concerned by it.

“Ice.”

The code name is a sharp contrast to the warm breeze skating across my bare skin. My adrenaline begins to spike, all the same. Hearing it means that I will be forced to leave this haven soon. Sooner than I had hoped.

“How is recovery going?”

I instinctively peer down at the angry red scar on the outside of my thigh, where a bullet drilled into my flesh and muscle just three weeks ago, outside of Kabul. I nearly bled out before I made it to the doc. He patched me up on a makeshift operating table, buried deep in a maze of rooms, and charged me a hefty price.

“Like new,” I lie.

“Good.” Bentley’s voice is rich and smooth, a welcome sound in a sea of strangers. “Where are you now?”

I peer out over the beautiful vista of crystal blue water and whitewashed stone buildings, the volcanic rock cliffs in the distance, reluctant to divulge my location. I sank a good chunk of my last payout on renting this one-bedroom villa for the month. It’s my private sanctuary, where I can revel in anonymity and peace for a while, before finding somewhere else to drift to.

Bentley has never asked before.

But he also has the technical capabilities to trace this call. If he really wants to find out, then he will. In fact, the second I picked up, he probably already had his answer. “Where do I need to be?” I say instead.

“San Francisco.”

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I absolutely loved Surviving Ice by K.A. Tucker. This is the fourth book in her Burying Water series but can be read as a standalone. K.A. Tucker has an amazing way with words and each book she writes gets better and better.

Ivy Lee has been moving from place to place for the past few years and has decided to finally settled down for awhile in California and work at her uncle’s tattoo shop. One night her life changes forever when she is witness to the murder of her uncle and one of his clients. She really wants to get out of town as quickly as possible but she first must deal with the tattoo shop and her uncle’s home. One day a mysteriously good looking guy comes in wanting a tattoo and Ivy has no idea that he is going to throw another curve ball into her life and change everything. Will he change it for the better or will he make things worse for her?

“Everything has changed for me, and it’s all because of him.”

Sebastian Ryker was a Navy Seal and now works in security for a company called Alliance. He is sent on an assignment to investigate Ivy and find a video tape that his boss believes is filled with infomation that could put his company out of business. Sebastian is completely suprised by his feelings for Ivy when he first meets her as he has no interest in a relationship or settling down. Will spending time with Ivy have him changing his mind or will he continue his care free lifestyle?

“I wanted to fill her with me. I wanted to mark her, in a way.”

I loved the connection betweeen Ivy and Sebastian. They were such an unlikely pair but found comfort in each other. They were both very closed off individuals but found it easy to open up to one another. I loved all the twists and turns this story took and found myself unable to put it down at times. I am sad this series is over but am super excited to see what K.A. is working on next!!

**5 Stars**

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And don’t miss the previous titles in the Burying Water Series!

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BURYING WATER

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BECOMING RAIN

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CHASING RIVER

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About K.A. Tucker:

Born in small-town Ontario, K.A. Tucker published her first book at the age of six with the help of her elementary school librarian and a box of crayons. She currently resides in a quaint town outside of Toronto with her husband, two beautiful girls, and an exhausting brood of four-legged creatures.

 

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