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4.03  ·  Rating details ·  6,743 ratings  ·  901 reviews
Noah Marshall has known a privileged and comfortable life thanks to his mother, the highly decorated chief of the Austin Police Department. But all that changes the night she reveals a skeleton that's been rattling in her closet for years, and succumbs to the guilt of destroying an innocent family's life. Reeling with grief, Noah is forced to carry the burden of this shock ...more
Paperback, 436 pages
Published January 23rd 2018 by Atria Books
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Chelsea Humphrey
Oct 17, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Keep Her Safe was one of my most anticipated reads of 2018; lucky for me it publishes in January which means I didn't have to wait long. The author has dabbled in romantic suspense before, but while He Will Be My Ruin leaned more on the sexy, psychological thriller side, this one was all about the police procedural with a tender, budding romance. If romantic suspense isn't your thing because you can't stomach the cheesy, vomit inducing, erotic nature of a large portion of the genre out there, re ...more
Oct 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!!!!


What. A. Ride. Keep Her Safe is one of the most intriguing and suspenseful books I’ve read this year. I love reading a book that not only keeps me guessing, but manages to surprise me. The suspense part of the book was the predominate part, but I loved the bit of romance Tucker threw in there as well!

“Who were you, really, Jackie Marshall?”

This is the question Noah Marshall finds himself asking after he finds his mother, the police chief of Austin, dead. Before his mom passed,
Nov 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
after my last experience with a KAT mystery/thriller, i thought i would have to give up and stick to only reading her romance stories. but this has surprisingly changed my mind, or at least willing to give her another chance.

although this is heavily marketed as a romantic thriller, there is hardly any romance present and i think thats why i enjoyed this so much. the romance isnt necessary to the plot and, had it got more attention, i think i would have been annoyed because i was really in the mo
K.A. Tucker
Oct 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Just my way of balancing out the low stars this book got before I even finished writing it *shrugs* :D
Jan 21, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley
3 Stars.

Noah Marshall and Gracie Richards knew each other when they were children. Noah remembers her well. His mom, Jackie Marshall, and her dad Abe were friends as well as partners in the Austin Police Department. Abe was like a father to Noah. Then something went awry. Abe got killed and was found to be a corrupt cop. Embarrassed, Gracie’s mom, hightailed it out of town and took Gracie with her and never looked back. Years later, Jackie Marshall became the Chief of the APD. For all these year
Holly  B

Solid romantic suspense police procedural.

Noah Marshall's mom, Jackie was chief of police in Austin, Texas twenty years ago. She worked with her partner Abe Wilkes, who was also her best friend. His wife, Gina and daughter Grace were close to Jackie and Noah.

Tragedy strikes before Grace is 6 years old, and her father Abe is killed during a horrendous drug bust and is labeled a "bad cop". Jackie can't live with herself any longer because she has personal knowledge about that day and divulges u
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Publisher}

My stomach tightens as my mother’s voice fills my head, reminding me that it’s not just money that she wanted to give Abe’s daughter. She wanted to fix this. To give Gracie peace of mind. A coat of polish for the tarnished memory of her father. A chance to know a different truth.

KEEP HER SAFE was a mystery filled with nail-biting suspense. There is romance but this one is very low on steam. The plot is what makes this book insanely enterta
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4-4,5 STARS

This was another great story from K.A. Tucker!!I loved it, it has an interesting plot, the writing was flawless and the story captivating!It started a little bit slow but I think it happened to set up the atmosphere and keep the readers interest!The truth is I was hooked from the first pages and I couldn't put it down!


Noah and Gracie are two different people who are connected in so many ways!Gracie is an interesting character, she
Janelle Janson
Big thanks to Atria Books for providing my free copy of KEEP HER SAFE by K.A. Tucker - all opinions are my own.

This is my first Tucker novel and boy can she write! I was hooked from the first page. With interesting characters and a complex plot, I was glued to this book!

Jackie is a highly decorated police officer for the Austin Police Department. She has been burdened by a terrible dark and dangerous secret that quite possibly ruined an innocent family’s life. One day while coping with her grief
reread 10/08-10/11/2022.
5 stars.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
I originally read this long enough back that there were still some surprises for me during this reread.
The writing, the storyline , the characters....simply the best!!!!!
4.75 stars. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
So very good.
My first book by K.A. Tucker and it was magic.
The sort of book that you want to pick up and keep reading until the finish, which I pretty much did.
Great story and it was really well told. Also the pacing in
4.5/5 stars

K.A. Tucker is one of my favorite authors. So I was very excited to get to read her latest book.

Keeping Her Safe is a standalone novel. The author describes the book as an intense suspense story with a genuine deep-rooted romance. And unlike any other book that she's written.

I guess if I had to choose a genre to put this book in I would say romantic suspense. Romance is definitely featured in this book. Although to me the mystery/suspense aspect of the story is more prevalent.

The mai
Jan 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Menacing, adrenaline-pumping, and well crafted!

Keep Her Safe is a steamy thrill ride that takes us into the lives of Noah and Gracie as they investigate and unravel all the lies, secrets, deception, and corruption that has tainted their past and present and try to vindicate their loved ones once and for all.

The writing is taut and edgy. The characters are complex, secretive, scarred, and genuine. And the plot told from multiple perspectives is an intense, suspenseful love story filled with polic
Noah Marshall’s very comfortable and orderly life changes in an instant when his successful but troubled mother’s life ends one night. Jackie Marshall was the chief of police for the Austin Police Department and she left behind some troubling secrets, partially revealed to Noah the night of her death. His quest for answers takes him to Arizona in search of Grace Richards, the daughter of his mother’s former partner who was revealed to be a corrupt cop the night he died.

What an interesting story
Debbie Oliphant
Apr 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This was an "on the edge of your seat" story. I could not put this down. After reading The Simple Wild, I had to read more from this author.

Noah and Grace are are reunited after his mother dies. She has a secret that prompts him to find Grace and her mom, and discovers there is more to the story of Grace's father's murder 14 years ago. The two are confronted by FBI agents who also have an interest in the murder. As clues are revealed, it becomes clear that the two deaths are linked and
Katie B
2.5 stars

I loved Until it Fades by the author, so I'll admit I was kinda disappointed with this one. It's like the basic elements of the story could have been intriguing but somehow the way it was put together just didn't work for me. I usually give 3 stars to a book that I thought was at least okay but this didn't quite meet that standard so I'm shaving off half a star.

Noah Marshall's mother is the chief of the Austin Police Department. Her son is now carrying the burden of a secret his mom has
DNF at 50%
I decided that this year I'm not going to finish books that I'm not enjoying, I just don't have the time or energy for it. Unfortunately, this one just really bored me. It's a "romantic suspense" but the romance is mediocre at best and the suspense wasn't very interesting. It's taken me weeks to get through some of this book, which is rare for me. I wasn't really interested in Gracie and her back story and how Noah is connected to all of it and idk..... It was all just forgettable.

Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
K.A. Tucker has a wonderful ability to be able to completely capture you with her stories from the very first page down to the last. They are captivating, thrilling and will leave you with an ending that is always as every bit as satisfying as it was fulfilling.

Her mysteries even more so.

I read a lot of mysteries and because I have for many years now, I've come to be able to predict a lot of what is going to happen in a story and sometimes that can leave the story lacking. But Tucker manages to
Jan 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Keep Her Safe

K A Tucker

Received from Atria Books

Oh my goodness! KEEP HER SAFE is such an intense story! Once I started reading it was very hard to put down. I had no idea who dun it and I would not rest until I knew. The suspense and the mystery surrounding Police Chief Jackie Marshall's death kept me on the edge of my seat and left me almost afraid to turn the page, afraid of what was coming next. Nail biting moments are going to keep you flipping the pages late into the night! I have read K A
Jan 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
K.A. Tucker, I love you!!! I discovered this author recently, and I loved everything that I read so far. This book is so good! A thriller with a romantic twist, alternating between the present and the past, to uncover a story with many, many developments. I loved every bit of it, and didn't see how I would end at all.

Loved, loved, loved!

I received an e-copy of this book from the publisher and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Bex | TotallyBex.com
★★ 4.5 stars! ★★

Keep Her Safe combines all of the elements I have loved in KA Tucker's previous books—the who-dunnit murder mystery from He Will Be My Ruin, a kickass and prickly heroine like Ivy in Surviving Ice, and a strong and sweet hero like River from Chasing River. Throw in some slow-burning chemistry, a buried family secret or two, and a mangy mutt, and you have yourself a winner!

Noah comes from a family of lawyers and law enforcement. Growing up, he was loved dearly by his mother and ha
Simply Love Book Reviews
Jan 23, 2018 rated it really liked it

Grace is a tough as nails character; life has dealt her a pretty crappy set of cards to play. She does so with a gritty personality, she takes no prisoners and protects her family fiercely. When the world shunned her and her mom, her mom fell apart. Grace learned how to become a provider and care taker, learning how to survive in some of the toughest conditions for a young adult. Her world turned upside down when Noah entered the picture with a bag full of dirty cash and gun that belonged to her
Jan 09, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley
I didn’t pick up on the fact that this one is labeled as a romantic suspense novel before I read it and that’s completely my fault, somehow when I first read the description I assumed it was a mystery police procedural type of read even though it says romantic suspense in the blurb! All of that to say, my expectations were not correct when I started this and I think it had an impact on my overall feelings about this one so keep that in mind when reading this review.

This is told using various tim
Jan 16, 2018 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

Noah’s life is turned upside down with his mother’s death, a decorated police chief. Noah’s always looked up to her, but with her drunken confessions about Abe Wilkes’ death, his mother’s police partner, Noah’s not sure about anything anymore. Abe Wilkes was not only Noah’s mother’s partner, he was like a second dad to him up until he was killed in a supposed drug deal gone bad. With all these new questions, and a quest from his dead mother, Noah seeks out Gracie, Abe’s daughter. Gracie
Jan 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's been quite some time since I read a K.A. Tucker book. I'd always been meaning to get to them, but for one reason or another it never actually happened. Well let me tell you, Keep Her Safe was an awesome way to jump back into her books.

Noah Marshall is the son of the chief of the Austin police department. Gracie Richards is the daughter of a drug addicted mother, and a father who was a corrupt police officer, killed in a drug deal gone wrong. Noah and Gracie haven't seen each other for four
Anne OK
Jan 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-reads, 2018-arcs
K.A. Tucker steps solidly into the romantic suspense genre with a powerful new release. This is a first-rate whodunit that spins and delivers a complex story bringing two innocents together in a search for the truth.

I lean down to place a kiss on her forehead, and she reaches up, her palm cupping my stubbled jaw in an affectionate gesture. ‘I love you so much. Always remember that.'

Readers are quickly swept into the sordid underbelly of police corruption by a gripping hook. The thin blue line hi
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Jan 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018
5 Addictive Stars!

‘My mother held onto a secret that ended up killing her.’

Keep Her Safe by KA Tucker had us gripped for two days straight. When we weren’t reading this book; we were thinking about this book. Intense, thrilling and frustrating; we were hooked as we followed Noah and Gracie on their journey to uncover the truth of a twisted and wrongful tragedy. Whilst not a romance per se, it did feature a blossoming relationship which simmered in the background of an addictive suspenseful who
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I am a huge fan of KA Tucker, but I really love her contemporary romances. I don't ever read novels that are primarily suspense or mystery, but I do love a good suspense movie or TV show. So when I had the opportunity to read this book, I couldn't say no.

Noah Marshall has lived an ordinary, privileged life with his police chief mom. But when his mom reveals something that happened in the past that has been weighing on her all of these years, Noah is shocked and finds himself driving to Arizona
Sandra Cortez
Aug 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
OMG YOU GUYS this book was AMAZING but also seriously messed up hahaha! I can't wait for everyone to read. Review to come. ...more
Jessica  (Angie & Jessica's Dreamy Reads)
This storyline had me COMPLETELY RIVETED. KA Tucker takes her reader on a spellbinding journey of suspense and intrigue in Keep Her Safe and I couldn't put it down. I was RAPT, completely consumed as long buried truths are unearthed in these pages, as justice is sought. I can't even properly explain how well done this book was, how fully engrossing this storyline is. Tucker meticulously crafts this unputdownable storyline of the grown children of two dead police officers left to piece together t ...more
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*I received a free copy of [title] from [publisher] via . This has in no way influenced my voluntary review, which is honest and unbiased *Watch out, everybody! Romantic suspense has a new queen, Tucker totally nailed it with Keep Her Safe. There are ugly secrets, dirty cops, a beautiful love story, and some incredibly difficult decisions to make.

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Keep Her Safe is an excellent romantic suspense, and I have to say Tucker na
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