Thursday, April 21, 2016

Review and Giveaway: River of Love by Melissa Foster

River of Love
(The Bradens - Peaceful Harbor, #3)
Melissa Foster
300 pages

Fall in love with Sam Braden in the Bradens of Peaceful Harbor. Hot, sexy, & wickedly naughty second cousins to the Weston, Colorado Bradens we know and love.


River rafting and adventure company owner Sam Braden works hard and plays harder. He’s fast, focused, and determined—and never at a loss for a willing woman to share his time with. The trouble is, the only woman he wants refuses him at every turn.

Physician assistant Faith Hayes escaped her painful past and built a safe, happy life in Peaceful Harbor. She’s also put what she’s learned to good use helping others by founding Women Against Cheaters, an online support group. When her boss’s sinfully sexy brother sets his sights on sweet Faith, she knows the self-professed player is everything she shouldn’t want, and she’s determined to resist him.

Sam pulls out all the stops, proving to Faith that his past doesn’t have to define his future. As she lets down her guard and begins to trust Sam, intense conversations turn to intimate pleasures. But when real life steps in and their pasts collide, it’s Faith who’s left with something to prove.

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Author Info
Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes contemporary romance, new adult, contemporary women’s fiction, suspense, and historical fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Her books have been recommended by USA Today’s book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other print venues. She is the founder of the World Literary CafĂ© and Fostering Success. When she’s not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success. Melissa has been published in Calgary’s Child Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Women Business Owners magazine. 

Melissa hosts an Aspiring Authors contest for children and has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Melissa lives in Maryland with her family.

Visit Melissa on social media. Melissa enjoys discussing her books with book clubs and reader groups, and welcomes an invitation to your event.

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Laura's Review: 
Yay for a physician assistant lead character! Faith was just what I'd want and expect - strong and smart, but still with enough vulnerability to make her likable. Sam Braden is her perfect match. They certainly had chemistry and I absolutely loved the way that Sam was so focused on Faith - making sure she was comfortable in every situation, but still pushed her that bit outside her comfort zone, too. The whole story could have been condensed into half the pages though, the same conversation about their relationship repeated over and over became repetitive. The end picked up the pace some and there's no doubt that fans of Ms. Foster and the Braden clan will be very pleased with this book and looking for the next Braden story.

3/5 stars

Note: I received a copy of this book in exchange of this honest review.

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  1. Lovely review. Thank you for hosting RIVER OF LOVE today!

    Crystal, Tasty Book Tours

  2. Thank you for taking the time to read and review River of Love! I'm happy you enjoyed it and I hope you have a great weekend :-)