“With her wonderful characters and resonating emotions, Melissa Foster is a must-read author!” -NYT Bestseller Julie Kenner
“Melissa Foster is synonymous with sexy, swoony, heartfelt romance!” -NYT Bestseller Lauren Blakely
“You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that’s fresh, emotional and entertaining. Make sure you have all night, because once you start you won’t want to stop reading. Every book’s a winner!” New York Times Bestseller Brenda Novak
“What sets Melissa Foster apart are her compelling characters who you care about… desperately. This is psychological suspense at its most chilling. I dare you to read the first chapter and not be hooked.” NYT Bestseller MJ Rose
“I’m highly addicted to her stories, and still want to kick my own behind for taking so long to finally read her.” – The Power of Three Readers
“The authors writing was amazing, and to be completely honest here, to get me to read a sub-genre I would not normally touch with a barge pole, shows that her writing can make even the pickiest reader fall in love with her books, you just have to give them a chance.” – Cara’s Book Boudoir
“Melissa creates quite a palate of feelings for the reader to experience all through the novel.” Cruising Susan
“One of the greatest contemporary romance authors of all time.” Underneath the Covers
“Melissa Foster has to be my favorite author out there.” – Short and Sassy Book Blurbs
“Melissa does a great job giving us stories with characters whose stories will keep you engrossed”– Wicked Babes Blog
“She has a way with words that endears a family in our hearts and watching each sibling and friend go on to meet their true love is such a joy!” – Thoughts of a Blonde
“I am not sure how she is a new author to me, but I plan to rectify this problem as soon as possible!” – Nerdy, Dirty & Flirty Blog
“Melissa Foster is a prolific author who writes wonderful romance stories.”– Alpha Book Club
“Let’s be honest, Melissa Foster is known for her writing of great characters who seem so real, that you route for them all to have their HEA.” – I’d Rather Be Reading
“Melissa Foster is an up and coming star…she belongs in the ranks with the absolute best with Chasing Amanda and Megan’s Way.. Foster writes page turners and we can hardly wait to turn the pages of her next book.” Yahoo Contributor
“Melissa Foster is as kind as she is successful. With her experience, Melissa is the best advocate for writing, publishing and marketing. Hands down.” – Rebecca Berto, Editor
“Melissa Foster is a touchstone for the indie publishing community.” —Ashley Barron, The Priyas
“Foster’s latest novel is in the same league as books written by such authors as Nicholas Sparks, Jennifer Weiner, and Kristin Hannah.”–Author Carrie Green
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 Café 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.
Check out After Dark with Melissa Foster on Spreecast.
Bayside Desires hits USA Today Bestseller List and IndieReader Bestselling Book List
Debuts in Top 10 iBooks Romance, Top 20 Kobo Romance, Top 50 Amazon Romance / Nook and Top 100 on GPlay.
Truly, Madly, Whiskey
Debuts at #2 on iBooks Romance/#3 overall, Top 10 Kobo Romance, Top 10 Amazon Romance, #18 on GPlay, and #33 on Nook.
Story of Love
Debuts at #1 in Amazon Short Stories worldwide and Kobo, #69 Amazon Kindle store, top 10 on iBooks, and #18 on Nook.
Whisper of Love
Debuts at #1 in Amazon Romantic Erotica worldwide, #3 on iBooks, #23 Kobo, and #28 on Nook.
Schwestern im Glück (Die Snow-Schwestern, Band 2) German edition of Sisters in Bloom (Love in Bloom: Snow Sisters)
Debuts in top 10 on Amazon.de Romance and top 70 in all Kindle books.
River of Love
River of Love has been optioned for film by Passionflix
Rescued by Love
Rescued by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #2 on iBooks, top 20 on Amazon Romance, #14 Kobo, and #21 on Nook.
Bad Boys After Dark: Dylan
Debuts at #4 on iBooks, top 40 on Amazon Romance, top 40 Kobo, and top 50 on Nook.
Schwestern im Aufbruch (Die Snow-Schwestern, Band 1) German edition of Sisters in Love (Love in Bloom: Snow Sisters)
Debuts in top 5 on Amazon.de Romance and top 50 in all Kindle books.
Debuts at #2 on iBooks, top 20 on Amazon Romance, top 30 Barnes and Noble, and top 60 on Kobo.
Tru Blue (A sexy stand-alone contemporary romance)
Tru Blue hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #3 on iBooks, top 20 on Amazon Romance, and top 40 on all other retailers.
Tempting Tristan (A standalone M/M romance)
Debuts at #1 on Amazon, #1 on Kobo and top 40 on iBooks
Crushing on Love
Crushing on Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #1 in iBooks, top 10 at Amazon, top 50 Barnes and Noble, top 20 Kobo and top 100 Google Play
Chased by Love
Chased by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #1 in iBooks, top 5 at Amazon, top 60 Barnes and Noble, and top 100 Kobo
Seaside Lovers hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #3 in iBooks, top 20 at Amazon, top 20 Barnes and Noble, and top 50 Kobo
Bad Boys After Dark: Mick
Bad Boys After Dark: Mick hits USA Today Bestseller List
Silver medal Readers’ Favorite award for Romance Sizzle
Debuts at #4 in iBooks, top 10 at Amazon, top 30 Barnes and Noble, and top 50 Kobo
Touched by Love
Touched by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Silver medal Readers’ Favorite award for Realistic Fiction
Debuts at #1 in iBooks, top 20 at Amazon, top 15 Barnes and Noble, and top 100 Kobo.
Read the story behind Janie and Boyd’s romance on USA Today’s Happy Ever After blog!
River of Love
River of Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #1 in iBooks romance, #3 overall sales at iBooks, top 10 at Amazon US,CA,AU, top 30 UK, top 10 Barnes and Noble, and top 30 Kobo.
Claimed by Love
Claimed by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #2 iBooks Romance, #8 overall iBooks, top 20 at Amazon US, top 30 Barnes and Noble, and top 60 at Kobo.
Seaside Embrace hits USA Today Bestseller List
Gold medal Readers’ Favorite award for Romance Sizzle
Debuts at #5 in iBooks romance, #10 overall sales at iBooks, top 10 at Amazon US,CA, top 20 UK, top 30 AU, top 20 Barnes and Noble, and top 100 Kobo.
Surrender My Love
Surrender My Love hits USA Today Bestseller List.
Debuts at #20 in Women’s Fiction New Adult in Amazon US and #43 in Amazon CA, #32 in Romance in Amazon US, #96 in overall paid Kindle store Amazon CA and #24 in Contemporary Romance. #25 Women’s Fiction Amazon DE. #66 Nook, #14 overall at iBooks US, #11 Romance at iBooks US, #16 overall iBooks UK, #11 Romance iBooks UK, #10 overall at iBooks CA, #6 romance iBooks CA. #31 KOBO Contemporary Romance.
Wild Boys After Dark: Cooper
Wild Boys After Dark: Cooper debuts in the top 25 at Amazon US, CA, AU, UK, and Top 100 at Barnes and Noble and iBooks
Wild Boys After Dark: Jackson
Wild Boys After Dark: Jackson debuts in the top 25 at Amazon US, CA, AU, the top 30 Amazon UK, and Top 100 at Barnes and Noble and iBooks
Wild Boys After Dark: Heath
Wild Boys After Dark: Heath debuts in the top 100 at iTunes US, CA, and UK, and the top 15 in Romance Collections at Amazon US, CA, and AU.
Wild Boys After Dark: Logan
Wild Boys After Dark: Logan debuts at #1 in Romance and #3 of ALL books on iBooks CA, #1 in Romantic Suspense and #1 in Contemporary Romance in Amazon CA, #3 in Military Romance on Amazon US, and #15 on Barnes and Noble.
Seized by Love
Seized by Love hits the USA Today Bestseller list.
Debuts at #3 iBooks US in romance, #10 overall iBooks CA, #17 iBooks US, #10 iBooks CA, #10 Amazon romance anthologies, #10 contemporary romance
Silver medal winner in the 2015 Readers’ Favorite award for Realistic Fiction
Seaside Nights (Seaside Summers)
August 2015, debuts as USA Today Bestseller
Promise My Love
Debuts as #1 in Short Stories on Amazon
Discovering Delilah releases at #1 in Lesbian Romance on Amazon US/CA/UK and #15 in Romance, iBooks
Healed by Love
June 2015, hits USA Today Bestseller List
LOVE, LAUGHTER, & STEAMY EVER AFTERS boxed set
May 2015, hits New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Lists two weeks in a row
LOVE IN BLOOM SERIES
Beck Valley Books Reviewers Favorite Series of 2014
SEASIDE SUMMERS SERIES
Beck Valley Books Reviewers Favorite Mini Series from the Love in Bloom Series 2014
SEASIDE SECRETS (Seaside Summers)
2015 USA Today Bestseller
DREAMING OF LOVE (The Bradens)
2015 USA Today Bestseller
January 2015, Amazon Editors’ Pick, Best Romance Books of The Month
ROMANCING MY LOVE (The Bradens)
2014 USA Today Bestseller
SEASIDE SUNSETS (Seaside Summers)
December 2014, Amazon Editors’ Pick, Best Romance Books of The Month
FLIRTING WITH LOVE (The Bradens)
2014 USA Today Bestseller
November 2014, Amazon Editors’ Pick, Best Romance Books of The Month
IndieReaders’ List That Counts
TAKEN BY LOVE (The Bradens)
USA Today Bestseller
SLOPE OF LOVE (The Remingtons)
2014 USA Today Bestseller
HEARTS AT PLAY
Notable Book 2014, Shelf Unbound
SEASIDE HEARTS (Seaside Summers)
USA Today Bestseller 2014
HAVE NO SHAME
New York Times & USA Today Bestseller 2014
SLOPE OF LOVE
USA Today Bestseller 2014
WHERE PETALS FALL
WINNER, GOLD MEDAL, Readers’ Favorite Awards, REALISTIC FICTION. FINALIST 2 categories (Fiction Drama, Fiction Suspense)
LOVERS AT HEART (The Bradens)
WINNER, SILVER MEDAL, Readers’ Favorite Awards, Romance Contemporary
FRIENDSHIP ON FIRE (The Bradens)
WINNER SILVER MEDAL, Readers’ Favorite Awards, Romance Sizzle
DESTINED FOR LOVE (The Bradens)
WINNER, BRONZE MEDAL, Readers’ Favorite Awards, Romance Sizzle
HEARTS AT PLAY (The Bradens)
WINNER, GOLD MEDAL, Readers’ Favorite Awards, Romance Sizzle
HAVE NO SHAME, moves on to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award in the category of General Fiction.
TRACES OF KARA
Kindle Bestseller (Amazon US & UK)
WINNER GOLD AWARD, Dan Poynter Global Ebook Award, Thriller
WINNER BRONZE AWARD, Dan Poynter Global Ebook Award, Suspense
WINNER, Readers Favorite Award, FICTION/DRAMA
WINNER, 2011 Beach Book Festival Award, SPIRITUALITY
Finalist, 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, NEW AGE
Finalist, Readers Favorite Award, WOMEN’S FICTION
Honorable Mention, New England Book Festival, SPIRITUALITY
WINNER, Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards, PARANORMAL
WINNER, Readers Favorite Award, PARANORMAL
Finalist (2x), Readers Favorite Award, MYSTERY, WOMEN’S FICTION
Amazon Top 100 60+Days running, Indie Reader’s Bestselling List That Counts
Top Books of 2011, The Write Agenda
Top Books of 2011, Pixel of Ink
Finalist, Ebook Festival of Words Awards, 2012, Best Novel
COME BACK TO ME
Named Notable 100 Winner in Shelf Unbound 2016 Best Indie Book Awards
Finalist, Next Generation Indie Book Awards, 2012
Finalist, Readers Favorite Awards, 2012
Finalist, Kindle Book Review Best of Indie Book Awards, 2012 (Winner TBD Oct. 2012)
Top 5 Must Read Books of 2011, IndieReader
Top Ten Books of 2011, Tea Time With Marce
IndieReader Best Reviewed Books of 2011, Huffington Post
Perez Hilton’s Recommended List, 2011
MELISSA FOSTER, nominated for Shorty Award (Author) 2011
PUBLISHER’S MARKETPLACE: Melissa Foster
Member: League of Extraordinary Authors.
Enjoy each and every day. No one else will do it for you,” Melissa