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K.R. Conway is a sarcastic bugger who likes to torment Cape Cod’s summertime tourists, taunting them about sneaky sharks and traffic-free backroads. She's been a professional journalist since 1999 when several newspaper editors lost their minds and hired her as a feature writer. She is best known, however, for her Urban Fantasy series, Undertow, which reads like a mash-up of Jaws and The Goonies.

Awards, nominations, and features include Barnes and Noble’s Seven Terrifying Summer Reads for Teens (2015), Teen Ink Magazine’s Best Picks, Girl’s Life Magazine Cool Winter Reads, newspapers, magazines, and radio. Nominations include Indie Recon Live (Best New YA, Best Opening Line, Best Book Boyfriend), YALSA, Cybil, Goodreads, IRDA, and others.
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K.R. Conway I write in scenes, rather than from the first page to the last. That way, I write the scenes I feel like writing. It keeps me moving forward, all the …moreI write in scenes, rather than from the first page to the last. That way, I write the scenes I feel like writing. It keeps me moving forward, all the time.(less)
Average rating: 4.17 · 1,054 ratings · 426 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
Undertow (Undertow, #1)

4.01 avg rating — 621 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Stormfront (Undertow #2)

4.25 avg rating — 185 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Cruel Summer (Undertow, #0.5)

4.49 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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True North (Undertow, #3)

4.44 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Last Light (Undertow #4)

4.51 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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Daybreaker

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The Story Book

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Write the Void

[image error]I remember being told more than once, “write what you want to write.”


It took me years to figure out that such advice really isn’t entirely accurate. Because writing isn’t a selfish pursuit if done correctly. In fact writing is basically the most irritating, maddening act of stupidity one can partake in IF they are doing it well. Because great stories, especially in Young Adult, aren’t

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Full disclosure: I'm the author. This last book of Undertow was tough to write and was originally part of Last Light, but it made for a massive book, so it was split. Writing it was both like finally breathing after a marathon swim, yet not quite wil ...more
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"Yep, I am hooked just like a fish off the coast of Cape Cod. Teen angst, young love, best friends, and a dash of the supernatural makes this book, this five-part series a must-read. Eila Walker, orphan, high school senior, and nuclear weapon all in o" Read more of this review »
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"I received a complimentary copy of this title from the publisher through NetGalley. Opinions expressed are my own.

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“Forty minutes later, my hatred for field hockey was in full bloom, courtesy of Nikki. Whoever thought it was a good idea to combine Tag with wooden golf clubs and a rodent-size ball should be beaten senseless. ”
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“You’ll be okay, Eila. You are stronger than you think,” he said, a tad too serious. I nodded drunkenly. “I am still worried though, about a concussion. You look a bit unstable.” I bet I did.”
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“Forty minutes later, my hatred for field hockey was in full bloom, courtesy of Nikki. Whoever thought it was a good idea to combine Tag with wooden golf clubs and a rodent-size ball should be beaten senseless. ”
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“You’ll be okay, Eila. You are stronger than you think,” he said, a tad too serious. I nodded drunkenly. “I am still worried though, about a concussion. You look a bit unstable.” I bet I did.”
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