#RomancingSeptember Day 1 Taken by Love by @Melissa_Foster #Romance #Books

Welcome to Romancing September 2015 Day 1

30 Day, 30 authors, 2 locations

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We open our tour with Melissa Foster and her chosen book Taken by Love.


Where is your home town?


How long have you been writing romance?

Since 2011

What is your favourite sub-genre of romance?

I love contemporary and new adult romance.

The Bradens are part of a very successful series what is the first book in that series?

The Bradens are part of the Love in Bloom series, which follows several families. The Snow Sisters, Bradens, Remingtons, Seaside Summers gang, and the Ryders. The first book in the series is SISTERS IN LOVE (Snow Sisters, Book 1), and you meet Treat Braden (yum!), the hero in the first Braden book in book three, SISTERS IN WHITE. The Braden series is LOVERS AT HEART.

Did you always intend the books to be part of a series?

Absolutely! I had too many wonderful connections to ignore!

Taken by Love is about Daisy Honey, how much fun do you have with the names of your characters?

Names for my characters are so important to me. Without the right name, I simply can’t write them! Silly, but true! Daisy Honey’s name, IMHO, fit her perfectly. It was one of the things she’d spent her life trying to overcome, and I think it really helped her grow as a character.

What has happened to Daisy in the past and what brings her back to the town of Trusty?

Growing up, Daisy experienced a lot of bullying and teasing because of her name, and her incredibly sexy appearance, which was all natural. Many of us wish we looked like Daisy, and Daisy shows us how uncomfortable it can be. You’ll have to read the book to see why she returns to Trusty, CO

I’ve read several of your books and they can easily be stand-alone books as well as enjoyed as part of the series, do you have a favourite Hero/ Heroine from any of the books?

Oh goodness no! That would be like choosing a favorite child. I can’t do that. They’re all so wonderful!

Tell us what you are working on at the moment.

I’m currently working on The Ryders, the newest addition to the Love in Bloom family. The Ryders have been entrenched in the Seaside Summers, Remingtons, and Bradens series, and it’s time for them to find their happily ever afters.

Where can readers find out more about you?

Readers can sign up for my newsletter to stay up to date with my releases, giveaways, and more! I’m creating a special short story that will be released exclusively for newsletter subscribers.

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Buy it now links
KINDLE US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J2AWML4

KINDLE UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00J2AWML4

NOOK: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/taken-by-love-melissa-foster/1119696590?ean=2940149589319 

KOBO: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/taken-by-love-love-in-bloom-the-bradens-book-seven 

GPLAY: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Melissa_Foster_Taken_by_Love_Love_in_Bloom_The_Bra?id=D5CWAwAAQBAJ 

iBOOKS US: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/taken-by-love-love-in-bloom/id847669854?mt=11

iBOOKS UK: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/taken-by-love-love-in-bloom/id847669854?mt=11

SMASHWORDS: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/437132

Paperback US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/product/1941480004

Paperback UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/product/1941480004

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Melissa’s Bio

Melissa Foster is a New York Times USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, new adult romance (M/F, M/M, F/F), romantic suspense, thrillers, and historical fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa also co-writes the Love on Rockwell Island series with New York Times bestselling author Bella Andre. Melissa’s emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented. 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 Café. When she’s not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success.

Melissa has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Her interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape Cod.

Melissa is available to chat with book clubs and welcomes comments and emails from her readers. Visit Melissa on social media or her personal website. Never miss a release! Follow Melissa here on Amazon and sign up for her newsletter: www.MelissaFoster.com/Newsletter

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Find out more from Melissa in today’s second post coming from Georgia, USA in a few hours with http://stephanie-hurt.com/

26 thoughts on “#RomancingSeptember Day 1 Taken by Love by @Melissa_Foster #Romance #Books

  1. Brilliant opening to the tour, great to meet you Melissa, your energy and enthusiasm just bounces off the page, and your characters sound great fun. I’m fascinated by the concept of the World Literary Cafe and will definitely be seeking that out, together with getting to know The Bradens along the way. Excellent start to a month of Romance!


  2. I can imagine a name like that would give you a bit to overcome! It’s like how whenever I see Candy Crowley on CNN I’m impressed she made it as a journalist – must be hard to get people to take you seriously!


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  5. 30 Days. 30 Authors. Two locations. What an opportunity to find new books to read and new writers to follow. Thanks Rosie and Steph. Great post Melissa – thanks for kicking it all off.


  6. I’m impressed by how prolific a writer Melissa Foster is! She has an amazing array of books, all with beautiful covers. Happy to meet her through this blog tour. I’m looking forward to reading some of her romance novels.


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