Sea of Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens, Book 4) Book Review and Giveaway

 


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Book #4 The Bradens, Love in Bloom Series #7

You fell in love with Lacy Snow in Sisters in White (Snow Sisters, Book Three). Follow her on her path to her forever love in Sea of Love.

Lacy Snow wasn’t looking for love when she met strikingly handsome and seductive Dane Braden. But how could she ignore the six-foot-three darkly handsome god who tagged and researched sharks for a living—and made every nerve in her body tangle into an overly sensitive knot? Even her fear of sharks could not suppress their intense attraction.

As founder of the Brave Foundation, Dane Braden travels from port to port, educating and advocating on behalf of the mammals he adores—and spends his nights finding solace in the arms of strangers. The last thing Dane was looking for when he met Lacy Snow was a relationship, and the last thing he expected was to fall in love.

Fifteen months—and hundreds of flirty emails, steamy phone calls, and sensual video chats—later, they reunite and take passion to a whole new level. But as Lacy’s phobia meets Dane’s past love life, their steamy romance is upended, and when tragedy strikes, Dane and Lacy are forced to face their deepest fears head-on as they try to navigate their own sea of love.

SEA OF LOVE is part of the Love in Bloom series.  

**CONTENT WARNING: Due to mature content, recommended for readers aged 18+**

My Review-

I want to be Melissa Foster’s book tester- you know like the kitchen helper you get to taste the first batch of whatever is cooking? Yeah, I’d like to be the first to read whatever Foster whips up for writing. Really, I’m not sure how she’d go wrong really. With that being said, I will say book 4 in the Love in Bloom series – Sea of Love is wonderful!

Dane Braden and Lacy Snow met at a cousin’s wedding in a previous book ( don’t worry all books are stand alone , you will enjoy) After the wedding, Lacy and Dane have kept up in contact spend the next fifteen months – yeah 15!- keeping in touch . I love that it’s made this way, in this day an age everyone is on the phone, computer and technology can bring two people together, well Foster made it happen! During these months they grow as close as possibly from a distance, really getting to know each other and feeling their way until they get to meet face to face again at another wedding. There’s just no way to miss the passion between the two, it just grows stronger page to page.

Dane loves risks, tall dark and handsome along with risks, come on what’s not to love? Who’s to blame Lacy for falling for him ? Problem is, Dane’s passion has him off studying the very thing that scares Lacy who is dealing with her own passion. Working hard to get promoted it only adds another challenge between the two. Can they work through the obstacles? Or will another fifteen long months separate the two- or worse , will it end things all together? You’ll have to read it to find out.

Foster really kept this book true to life, the hardships, how they had to work at things . That’s always important to me, people are changing from day to day experiences change you so when it’s brought to words in a book it always grabs me.  There’s nothing lacking in this story from beginning to end Foster always deliveries!

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About the Author

Melissa Foster is the award-winning author of a number of International
bestselling novels. 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 Women’s Nest, a social and support community for women, the World Literary Cafe. When she’s not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success.

Melissa hosts an annual Aspiring Authors contest for children, she’s written for Calgary’s Child
Magazine and Women Business Owners Magazine, and has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Melissa’s interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape
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Book #1 Snow Sisters, Love in Bloom Series 
Sisters In Love

DANICA SNOW has always been the smart, practical, and appropriate sister. As a therapist, she prides herself on making reasonable, conservative choices, even if a bit boring, and as part of the Big Sister Program, she has little time for anything more in her life. 



BLAKE CARTER is a player. He never gets bored of conquering women, and with his sexy good looks and successful lifestyle, he has no trouble finding willing participants. When his friend and business partner dies in a tragic accident, he suddenly, desperately, wants to change his ways. The problem is, he doesn’t know how to stop doing what he does best. 



WHEN BLAKE walks into Danica’s office, the attraction between them is white hot, but Danica isn’t the type to give into the heat and risk her career. Danica’s desire sets her on a path of self-discovery, where she begins to question every decision she’s ever made. Just this once, Danica wants to indulge in the pleasures of life she’s been so willingly ignoring, but with her Little Sister in turmoil and her biological sister’s promiscuousness weighing heavily on her heart, she isn’t sure it’s the right time to set her desires free. 



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Book #2 Snow Sisters, Love in Bloom Series 
Sisters In Bloom
You loved Danica and Kaylie in SISTERS IN LOVE, find out what happens next with SISTERS IN BLOOM “
Kaylie Snow has always been the fun, flirty, pretty sister. Now her burgeoning baby bump, hormone-infused emotions, and faltering singing career are sending her into an unexpected identity crisis. Watching her older sister, Danica, glide through a major career change and a new relationship with the grace of a ballerina, Kaylie’s insecurities rise to the forefront—and her relationship with fiancé Chaz Crew is caught in the crossfire.
Chaz Crew has everything he’s ever wanted: a lovely fiancée, a baby on the way, and soon, the film festival he owns will host its biggest event ever. When he’s called away to woo the festival’s largest sponsor—and the lover he’s never admitted to having—secrets from his past turn his new life upside down.
With her baby shower around the corner and her fiancé’s big event looming, the pressure is on for Kaylie to pull herself together—and for Chaz to right his wrongs. In a few short weeks, the couple who had it all figured out will learn things about life and love that may change their minds—and their hearts.
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Book #3 Snow Sisters, Love in Bloom Series

Sisters In White

Danica and Kaylie Snow are about to celebrate the biggest day of their lives—their double wedding—on an island in the Bahamas. But no wedding is complete without a little family drama. The two sisters aren’t ready to face the father they haven’t seen since he divorced their mother and moved away to marry his mistress, and live with Lacy, the half sister they’ve never met.

While Danica has exchanged letters and phone calls with Lacy, Kaylie has fervently tried to pretend she doesn’t exist. Lacy is sweet, fun, and nearly a mirror image of Kaylie. To make matters worse, not only is Lacy looking forward to meeting her sisters, but she idolizes them, too. As the countdown to the wedding date ticks on, their parents are playing a devious game of revenge, and there’s a storm brewing over the island, threatening to cancel their perfect wedding. The sisters are about to find out if the bond of sisterhood really trumps all.

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Book #4 The Bradens, Love in Bloom Series

Lovers at Heart

You met Treat Braden and Max Armstrong in Sisters in White, Book Three of the Snow Sisters (Love in Bloom Series). Now fall in love with Treat and Max all over again, and see where their hearts take them next.

Handsome, wealthy resort owner Treat Braden is used to getting what he wants. When Max Armstrong walked into his life six months earlier, he saw right through the efficient and capable façade she wore like a shield, to the sweet, sensual woman who lay beneath. She sparked an unfamiliar desire in him for more than a one-night stand, leaving his heart reeling and his blood boiling. But one mistake caused her to turn away, and now, after six months of longing for the one woman he cannot have, he’s going home to try to forget her all together.

Max Armstrong has a successful career, a comfortable lifestyle, and she’s never needed a man to help her find her way—until Treat Braden caught her attention at a wedding in Nassau, causing a surge of emotions too reminiscent of the painful past she’d spent years trying to forget. Max will do anything to avoid reliving that pain—including forgoing her toe-curling, heart-pounding desire for Treat.

When a chance encounter turns into a night of intense passion, Treat realizes that the mistake he made six months earlier may cause him to lose Max completely. He will do everything within his power to win her heart forever—and Max is forced to face her hurtful past head on for the man she cannot help but love.



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Book #2 The Bradens, Love in Bloom Series #5
Destined for Love

You met Rex Braden in Lovers at Heart, Book One of the The Bradens (Love in Bloom Series). Jade Johnson is about to turn his comfortable rancher’s life upside down. Don’t miss this powerful love story.
Rex Braden is wealthy, hard working, and fiercely loyal. Sweat at his brow, he works the family ranch by day, then kicks back at night with part time lovers who require nothing more than his physical presence a few times each week. But that was before. Before Jade Johnson, the daughter of the man his father has been feuding with for over forty years, moves back into town.
After ditching a horrific relationship—and her veterinary practice in the process—Jade Johnson returns to the safety of her small hometown and finally finds her footing. That is…until her horse is injured and Rex Braden comes to her rescue. The last thing she needs is a bull-headed, too-handsome-for-his-own-good Braden complicating her life.
Despite the angry family history, sparks fly between Rex and Jade, and attitudes follow. Fifteen years of stifled, forbidden love stirs a surge of passion too strong for either to deny—and the rebel in each of them rears its powerful head. Loyalties are tested, and relationships are strained. Rex and Jade are about to find out if true love really can conquer all.
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Book #3 The Bradens, Love in Bloom Series #6

Friendship on Fire

You met Josh and Riley in Destined for Love (The Bradens, Book Two). Follow these two young lovers to New York and see what fate has in store for them.

Small-town overachiever Riley Banks has finally scored her big break—working in Manhattan as a fashion design assistant for her childhood crush, Josh Braden. She enters her new job hoping to make a name for herself and—just maybe—explore the romance that slipped through her fingers way back when. Josh Braden has models at his beck and call, a staff that never says never, and an elegant clothing line for the holiday season. When he hires Riley Banks, he expects her to learn the business from the ground up. But the girl next door turns out to be much more than he remembered. Josh and Riley’s friendship heats up. Every steamy kiss and every erotic caress stirs a love they cannot deny. But when Riley designs a wedding gown that would cause even the most jaded fashion editors to swoon, Riley’s mentor accuses her of stealing the design. Facing indisputable proof and the mistrust of her lover, Riley is not sure she can take the heat of life in the fast lane of the fashion industry—and Josh is forced to choose between the woman he loves and the career he adores.

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COMING SOON…………………..

Release Dates……
Bursting with Love, January 9, 2014 
Hearts at Play, January 9, 2014

NOW FOR THE AUTHOR’S GIVEAWAY !!

Three lucky winners will each receive ebooks for
Lovers at Heart (Bk 1 of The Bradens) & the very first book of the Love In Bloom Series, Sisters In Love (Bk1 of the Snow Sisters)
Ending on Thursday 6th February at 11.59pm EST
Open Worldwide

Enter Below & Good Luck !!

26 thoughts on “Sea of Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens, Book 4) Book Review and Giveaway

  1. Melissa Foster

    I love coming to your site, it's so cheerful 🙂
    Thanks for another fabulous review! I'm busy at work so I can keep bringing you more handsome, dreamy hunks. XOXO

  2. MikiHope

    I have read all the books in this series so far and love them all. Although they can be read as stand alone you will begin to recognize characters from the previous book if you read them all!

  3. Amanda Love

    Sounds like a good read just in time for February, the month for lovers. I'm always looking for more books to read and you have quite a selection here. Thank you.

  4. Ave

    I have to check out this series of books! Might be something I would love to read if I get some free time! Thanks for a great review!

  5. Jennifer Williams

    I actually read the Sea of Love this past weekend and loved it. It is rare that I get to read an entire book in just a couple days but my husband let me have some time as I did not feel well – I loved this book.

  6. Pam

    Wow, so much material to read and so little time. I have heard some good things about this author and I really need to get one of her books and spend some me time reading it.

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