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A Fate of Wrath & Flame

(Fate & Flame #1)

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4.34  ·  Rating details ·  3,022 ratings  ·  591 reviews
Gifted thief Romeria has flourished from her days as a street kid pilfering wallets to survive. Now she thrives, stealing jewels from the rich under the involuntary employ of New York City’s most notorious crime boss. But when an enigmatic woman secures her services at swordpoint, Romeria is plunged into a startling realm of opposing thrones, warring elven, and elemental m ...more
Kindle Edition, 533 pages
Published May 25th 2021 by K.A. Tucker (first published May 20th 2021)
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WhoIsThis It's definitely either new adult or around there. However, it's not as explicit as the Court of Thorns and roses series.…moreIt's definitely either new adult or around there. However, it's not as explicit as the Court of Thorns and roses series.(less)

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jessica
Jun 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
this is ‘a curse so dark and lonely’ meets ‘from blood and ash.’

and it is everything. fantasy is such a good look for KAT.

this does have more of a YA vibe and isnt as steamy as what im used to with her books, but its still such a pleasurable read. its on the slower side and has a lot of info-dumps (the MC is thrust into a new world and the reader learns about it the same way she does - through dense history lessons), which i know are things that annoy some fantasy readers. but if you can overlo
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Arini ~ Miss Casually Reading
May 29, 2021 rated it really liked it


3.5 Stars

It was a bit of a slog to get through and the politics, intrigue, and mystery have fried my brain cells leaving only two of them left, but—

DEAR AUTHOR, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN HIDING THIS SIDE OF YOU THAT WRITES . . .

INTRICATE PLOTS OF . . .

✓ gods & monsters
✓ kingdoms & otherworldly portals
✓ curses & prophecies
✓ bloodsucking creatures & elemental magic
✓ skilled thieves & broody kings

AS WELL AS A SLOW-BURN ROMANCE WITH TROPES, SUCH AS . . .

✓ mistaken identities
✓ chosen one/girl on a secret
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Paige ♠
Jun 08, 2021 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3-stars
I really wanted to love this because it sounded amazing but I found it kind of underwhelming. There were parts I really liked and others that just didn't impress me very much

THE WORLD WAS AMAZING and it definitely gave me From Blood & Ash vibes, but was still unique and interesting! The world seems so expansive and we've only learned about a littler sliver of it so far so I'm excited to see where the next book takes us

I THOUGHT MOST OF THE BOOK was really slow. I'll be honest, I skimmed a lo
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alluringB
Mar 13, 2021 marked it as to-read
lol i just realized the title follows the classic ’A ___of___and___’ style 😴

liiiiike...authors really haven’t moved on from that trend? i’m curious, does it help increase their sales or sumn??📈 wtv it sure won't stop me from picking this up uwu
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Holly
Sep 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

This book has two interesting concepts:

1) What would you do if you were suddenly put in a new world where you don’t know anyone but everyone ‘knows’ you because your doppelgänger seemingly murdered some important people right before you showed up. That part was honestly resolved way too quickly unfortunately, so fair warning.

2) What you would you do if in that same new world there is a certain class of people who are in slavery? How do you change that when the obvious moral objections
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Aoife - Bookish_Babbling
Despite utterly failing at the Buddy Read (super soz ladies) by starting late and then blowing through it because I could not put the book down sums up "right book // right time" 😇

Intro was a little sluggish for me, which I think I might be in the minority for. Then I was lowkey excited when I thought it might be a more urban vs medieval fantasy setting but once Romy (and we) get dropped through the portal; the ball gets rolling - intrigue kicks in, getting to grips with what happened and how to
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Helena Paris
- set in a world of gods and monsters
- a thief working for the NYC mafia
- a portal fantasy realm
- warring elven and elemental magic
- enemies to lovers
- a marriage of convenience
- pretend lovers


ok everything about this SCREAMS ME!!!
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
May 28, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
4 STARS
Why else does one kingdom fall but for another to rise?

I've been a devoted PNR reader for years, but fantasy has been a rare one for me. I don't even know why, considering I've fallen in love with the genre. And what better way to read more of it than starting with a brand new KA Tucker series? And dang. I was no prepared for this story at all.

Admittedly it took me a hot minute to get into. I even put it down for a day because I knew this was a story that I have to be in the r
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Anna
Jun 03, 2021 rated it really liked it
Okay, let me pitch you this book:

- The story is going to start out in present day New York City and move over to a magical, mystical, old-timey land ruled by a royal family of very shiny and symmetrical non-humans and creepy gods!

- There's plenty of political intrigue and a bloody backstory!

- There's a hot king and a mistaken identity and gorgeous ball gowns and a quest!

- There are secret passages and unseen enemies and about 10 different mysteries!

It’s been well documented how much I’m obsessed
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✰ Liz ✰
★4.5★
"I no longer feel the desire to look backward."
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A Fate of Wrath & Flame is a new fantasy with a complex plot, magic, monsters, and mythology. Romeria is a young woman who has fought hard to survive on the streets of New York. A thief with street smarts, she has learned to overcome and is a true survivor. When she meets a mysterious woman, her entire world is turned upside down. Thrust into another world full of magic, monsters, and a King that wants to kill her, Romeria doesn't know how
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Corina
Mar 14, 2021 marked it as to-read
What can I say - LOVE the cover, I'm not sure about the title, but will drop everything to read the book.

It's been 10 days and I still haven't read it....... Honestly, I'm nervous to be disappointed and bored out of my mind.
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Birjis
This book was an utter perfection: top to bottom to corner to corner. I think the authors imagination is vast and she penned it imaginatively since I felt I was deep into this story. This is a fantasy romance. I'm shelfing this as time-travel for my future rememberance but it's not time-travel; the story is set from New York to a magic universe. In this alternate universe exists the vampires, demons, elves, humans and many new creatures. It's also a slow burn romance, two people from two differe ...more
Robin
May 26, 2021 rated it really liked it
vampires, magic, and k.a. tucker....enough said.
MELISSA *Mel Reader*
May 20, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
4.5 Stars!
(ARC provided by Valentine PR)

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Romeria is a thief in New York who tries to remain unnoticed while she steals from her marks. She's a chameleon who is skilled at her job. She's learned over the years the only person she can truly count on is herself. She always feels controlled and indebted to someone, and longs for freedom. Then she's approached by a beautiful, mysterious woman who comes for her, and soon she's trading one dangerous life for another as she's thrust into a new, ruthl
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• Lindsey Dahling •
Aug 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing
The only thing I didn’t like about this book is that I read it before the rest of the series is published and now I have to wait.

Seriously. I enjoyed this book so much that I forced myself to slow down during the last 100 pages because I didn’t want it to end.

THE SLOW BURN IS TO DIE FOR.

It’s even better because it’s both a slow burn romance and a slow burn plot, but not in a tedious way. I was on the edge of my seat, smiling like an idiot, stressing out over what was going to happen next.

The boo
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AJ
5 stars!

Wow, what a read! An exciting and unpredictable fantasy story with a chemistry-filled enemies-to-lovers romance, I couldn't get enough of this one, and I loved it!

KA Tucker has returned to fantasy, borrowing from her first series, Causal Enchantment, and twisting and expanding on it to create a complex, well-developed world of fae, fates, magic users and supernatural beings, in an exciting and intriguing story that had me hooked from start to finish. It’s the beginning of a brand new ser
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✩ Yaz ✩
3.5 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫

While I may not be guilty, Princess Romeria is, and that’s the only person they see when they look at me. I’m a conniving murderess within their midst, who they’re now forced to guard and feed and serve for the sake of Islor.


A Fate of Wrath & Flame is the first book in Fate & Flame adult fantasy romance series by K.A. Tucker. Tucker introduces an intriguing world of elemental magic, gods, warring Elven kingdoms and political intrigue.

This book takes place in the modern world before
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Sentranced Jem
Mar 12, 2021 rated it really liked it
Why yes I would like to read A Fate of Wrath & Flame.

Update:
As a fan of PNR fantasy and as someone who has read way too many paranormal fantasy romances (and will continue to read just as much), A Fate of Wrath & Flame felt like an old comforting hug yet utterly unique.
K.A. Tucker has written one of my favourite series, Wild series, and when I found that she was planning to write a PNR fantasy, I was all for it. A completely different genre but I love the way she writes.

A Fate of Wrath & Flame i
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Kim
I upped my rating to 5 stars because there was nothing I disliked about this book. If you like books like From Blood and Ash then this will be right up your alley.

Interesting world, characters you’ll love (but also some you’ll hate) and I cannot wait to see what comes next.

Thank you to Jess for suggesting to read this <3
Apoorva
Jun 02, 2021 marked it as to-read
Me adding books knowing perfectly well that I can't start them right now:

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Antonella
the slow pace and info dump created a perfectly boring book...
too much of everything.. as of now I don't wish to read more books in this world..



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Melissasfandomworld
Mar 15, 2021 rated it really liked it
She would know the world of vengeful gods and monsters, and the length one would go for love. And nothing would ever be the same for her again.


As a huge fan of Fantasy romance and paranormal romance, a Fate of Wrath & Flame felt like ‘coming home’ in the best of ways. Reading this book was utter joy and had me constantly longing to pick it up again when I wasn’t able to read.

K.A. Tucker has been a fave romance author of mine for years now, so when I found out that she was publishing this ro
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Diana~ (Kiss Me Books)
A Fate of Wrath & Flame is the first book in a fantasy romance series by K.A. Tucker and it is a phenomenal and captivating one. Not only is there a slow burn romance between Romeria and Zander but there is magic, alternate universes, betrayal, gods & monsters, and destiny. This is not young adult. K.A. Tucker has built a world that is incredibly complex, special, and unique. The cast of characters are also multi-dimensional and layered with their own motivations and ambitions—including the anta ...more
Moon
May 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I've always loved K.A. Tucker's contemporary stories. She's wonderful at bringing her characters to life and pulling you into the story. A Fate of Wrath & Flame is no different. The story is captivating, pulling you in from the first page. You can't help but like Romeria, and root for her as she faces situations out of her control and handles them with aplomb.

The story is rich and multi layered. The world is well developed, and continues to develop as the story unfolds. The book is long, but
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Krista The Romantiquarian
Jun 08, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance, fantasy, steamy
Well damn. This was so good. If you like fantasy I urge you to read A Fate of Wrath and Flame. It is a fully fleshed out complex world but there aren’t any plot holes and it was an easy read. I had no problem following the story once I got the lay of the land. Some things have yet to be explained but they’ve been alluded to and it’s a series so you expect that.

🩸 Forced proximity
🩸 Faked relationship
🩸 Enemies to lovers
🩸 Rags to riches

Don’t be swayed by the prologue, it will all make sense once
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Nadine
May 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
A Fate of Wrath & Flame is Tucker’s re-entry into the fantasy genre and it’s a good one. While A Fate of Wrath & Flame trends more on the fantasy side of a fantasy romance novel, Tucker’s romance writing skills certainly make Romy and Zander’s relationship delicious.

I think the biggest criticism A Fate of Wrath & Flame will receive is that it’s very confusing for the beginning to middle of the novel. Romy is thrust into a new world where she is just as clueless as to the goings on as the reader
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Olivia Wildenstein
Aug 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing
OUTLANDER meets THE BRIDGE KINGDOM.

KA Tucker is quickly becoming one of my go-to authors for stories with thrilling plots and delicious romance. I can’t wait to see where she’ll take Romy and her king next.
Jen (jensdreamylittlereads)
May 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Holy...WOW. I am HOOKED. Hooked, line and sinker on all of the words. On this amazing world. It’s been a while since I’ve read this genre and I’m realising it’s time to dive back in. I love it when a book surprises me but I love it even more when it makes me fall head over heels in love and completely immerse myself in its story. A Fate Of Wrath And Flame did both for me. It is an amazing fantasy romance with action, suspense, romance and unique characters you can’t help but root for. Everything ...more
Brooke — brooklynnnnereads
This novel was an experience. Compared to the beginning of the novel, the book ended in a very different place (physically, emotionally, and….transcendentally).

For me, this book reads as a HIGH fantasy. There is so much involved in this world and the magic system that it can be easy to get lost in it (and I did). I absolutely loved the author’s writing style but man, honestly, I was on confusion island for a good portion of the book. Do not even get me started on the Sofie, Elijah, and Malachi
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