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Melissa Foster

Melissa Foster

Award Winning Author

Melissa Foster is the real deal. Every day, she is out here, in the trenches, sleeves rolled up, cheerful and energetic, as she engages, supports, and creates. She is out in front, navigating the unknown, clearing a path, and setting up sign posts to ensure that all members of the self-published and indie published community have a clear opportunity to walk that same path.She is not just opening doors, she is installing them.” 
— Ashley Barron, The Priyas

Over 4 Million Books Sold!

New York Times, Wall Street Journal, & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster

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Awards

Wilde Herzen (Die Bradens & Montgomerys, Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls), German edition of Wild, Crazy Hearts (Love in Bloom: The Bradens & Montgomerys, Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller in western romance.

My True Love (The Steeles at Silver Island)
My True Love hits USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestseller List
Debuts as a bestseller on Apple Books and Nook, #2 in Kobo romance category, and Top 10 in Amazon categories.

Driving Whiskey Wild – Herz über Kopf (Die Whiskeys: Dark Knights aus Peaceful Harbor), German edition of Driving Whiskey Wild (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller in Military Romance.

Hot for Love – The Bradens & Montgomerys (Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Hot for Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a bestseller on Apple Books Romance, #2 Kobo, Top 5 in Amazon categories, and #25 Barnes and Noble.

Herzen im Schnee (Die Remingtons), German edition of Slope of Love (Love in Bloom: The Remingtons)
Debuts #21 on Amazon DE Kindle, and #5 for Kindle Contemporary Romance

Pfade der Liebe (Die Bradens & Montgomerys, Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls), German edition of Trails of Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens & Montgomerys, Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Debuts #50 on Amazon DE Kindle, and #14 for Contemporary Romance

In for a Penny (A Whiskey Novella)
Debuts as a bestseller on Apple Books, Kobo, and Nook. Reaches Top 10 in Amazon categories

Truly, Madly, Whiskey – Für immer und ganz (Die Whiskeys: Dark Knights aus Peaceful Harbor), German edition of Truly, Madly, Whiskey (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts #15 on Amazon DE Kindle, and #7 for Kindle Contemporary Romance.

Weihnachten mit den Bradens (Die Bradens), German edition of A Very Braden Christmas (Love in Bloom: The Bradens)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller in Western Romance

The Gritty Truth (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
The Gritty Truth hits USA Today Bestseller List and voted Fan Club Favorite Book of 2020
Debuts as a Apple Books Romance and Nook bestseller, #7 Kobo, Top 20 in Amazon categories, #53 GPlay

Herzen in Flammen (Die Remingtons), German edition of Flames of Love (Love in Bloom: The Remingtons)
Debuts #27 on Amazon DE Kindle, and #13 for Kindle Contemporary Romance Novels

Tempted by Love (The Steeles at Silver Island)
Tempted by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a Apple Books romance bestseller and #4 overall, #7 Kobo, #17 Barnes and Noble, Top 25 in Amazon categories, #42 GPlay

Alles für die Liebe (Die Bradens & Montgomerys, Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls), German edition of Anything for Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens & Montgomerys, Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Debuts #29 on Amazon DE for Kindle Contemporary Romance Novels and #87 overall in Kindle

Searching for Love – The Bradens & Montgomerys (Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Searching for Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a bestseller on Apple Books, #5 Kobo, #42 Barnes and Noble, Top 50 in Amazon categories

Tru Blue – Im Herzen stark (Die Whiskeys: Dark Knights aus Peaceful Harbor), German edition of Tru Blue (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts #16 on Amazon DE for Kindle Contemporary Romance Novels and Top 50 in Kindle

A Little Bit Wicked (The Wickeds: Dark Knights at Bayside)
A Little Bit Wicked hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts #2 on Apple Books, #3 Kobo, Top 20 in Amazon categories,#42 Barnes and Noble

Im Dschungel der Liebe (Die Remingtons, Band 2), German edition of Stroke of Love (Love in Bloom: The Remingtons)
Debuts #23 on Amazon DE for Kindle Contemporary Romance Novels and #61 overall in Kindle

Von der Liebe umarmt (Die Bradens & Montgomerys, Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls), German edition of Embracing Her Heart (Love in Bloom: The Bradens & Montgomerys, Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Debuts #22 on Amazon DE for Kindle Contemporary Romance Novels and #42 for Romance Novel Books

She Loves Me (Harmony Pointe)
Debuts as a Amazon bestseller

Bayside Fantasies (Bayside Summers)
Bayside Fantasies hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a bestseller on Apple Books, #3 Kobo, Top 30 in Amazon categories, #37 Barnes and Noble

Spiel der Herzen (Die Remingtons), German edition of Game of Love (Love in Bloom: The Remingtons)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller

Making You Mine – The Bradens & Montgomerys (Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Making You Mine hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a Apple Books, Nook, and Kobo bestseller. Reaches Top 30 in Amazon categories

Sieg für die Liebe (Die Bradens at Peaceful Harbor), German edition of Thrill of Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller

This is Love (Harmony Pointe)
Debuts as a Amazon bestseller

Endlich Liebe — ein Braden-Flirt (Die Bradens at Peaceful Harbor), German edition of Love at Last (Love in Bloom: The Bradens Novella Collection)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller in Western Romance

Taming My Whiskey (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Taming My Whiskey hits USA Today Bestseller List
Chosen as a Top Pick on The Romance Reviews
Debuts as a Apple Books bestseller, Nook, and Kobo, Top 20 in Amazon categories

Melodie der Liebe (Die Bradens at Peaceful Harbor, Band 5), German edition of Whisper of Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller in Western Romance and reaches #50 Kindle overall.

Bayside Romance (Bayside Summers)
Bayside Romance hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a Amazon and Apple Books Romance bestseller, #4 Kobo, #24 Barnes and Noble

Happy End für die Liebe, eine Hochzeitsgeschichte (Die Bradens), German edition of Story of Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens)
Debuts in the Top 30 on Amazon.de for Kindle Contemporary Romance.

Call Her Mine (Harmony Pointe)
Debuts as a Amazon bestseller on day of release

Melissa will be attending Apollycon 2020, 26th – 29th March, Washington, DC

Vereinte Herzen (Die Bradens at Peaceful Harbor, Band 4), German edition of Crushing on Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller in Western Romance and reaches #51 Kindle overall.

Wild, Crazy Hearts – The Bradens & Montgomerys (Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Wild, Crazy Hearts hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a Amazon, Kobo, and Apple Books bestseller, #27 Barnes and Noble

Im Herzen eins, neu erzählt (Die Bradens in Weston, CO), German edition of Lovers at Heart, Reimagined (Love in Bloom: The Bradens in Weston, CO)
Debuts in the Top 40 on Amazon.de for Contemporary women’s literature.

Seaside Serenade – A Seaside Flirt
Chosen as a Top Pick on The Romance Reviews
Debuts as a Kobo Bestseller, #2 in Amazon categories, #5 on Apple Romance, and #34 Barnes and Noble

Liebe gegen den Strom (Die Bradens at Peaceful Harbor, Band 3), German edition of River of Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts at #9 on Amazon DE for Kindle Contemporary Romance and #41 Kindle overall

Mad About Moon (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Mad About Moon hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a Apple Romance, Kobo and Nook Bestseller, Top 20 in Amazon categories

Bayside Escape (Bayside Summers)
Bayside Escape hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a Amazon, Apple Romance, Kobo and Nook Bestseller.

Voller Einsatz für die Liebe (Die Bradens at Peaceful Harbor, Band 2), German edition of Surrender My Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts at #13 on Amazon DE for Kindle Contemporary Romance and #62 Kindle overall

Trails of Love – The Bradens & Montgomerys (Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Trails of Love hits USA Today Bestseller List and #4 on IndieReader’s Best Seller List
Chosen as a Top Pick on The Romance Reviews
Debuts as a Apple Romance and Kobo bestseller, #39 Barnes and Noble, Top 20 in Amazon categories

A Very Braden Christmas (The Bradens Novella Collection)
Debuts as a Amazon and Kobo Bestseller.  Reaches #2 on Apple Romance and #12 overall, #27 Barnes and Noble

Nachwuchs für die Liebe (Die Bradens in Weston, CO 8), German edition of Our New Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens in Weston, CO)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller and #69 Kindle overall

Ein Fest für die Liebe, eine Hochzeitsgeschichte (Die Bradens in Weston, CO, Band 7), German edition of Promise My Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens in Weston, CO)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller and #43 Kindle overall

Wicked Whiskey Love (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Wicked Whiskey Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Chosen as a Top Pick on The Romance Reviews
Chosen in Audio Loves Best AudioBooks of 2018
Debuts as a Apple Romance and Kobo Bestseller. Reaches #17 on Nook and Top 20 in Amazon categories as well as reaching #65 in Amazon CA Paid Kindle Store. Reaches #52 in Audible’s Contemporary Romance Bestsellers.

Geheilte Herzen (Die Bradens at Peaceful Harbor, Band 1), German edition of Surrender My Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor)
Debuts as a Amazon DE bestseller, #9 Kindle Contemporary Romance and #44 Kindle overall

Finding My Girl / Loving Talia (Love Like Ours Companion Booklet) (Sugar Lake)
Debuts as an Amazon and Kobo Bestseller, reaches #2 on iBooks AU / #3 on iBooks US Comics and Graphic Novels.

Lovers at Heart, Reimagined (The Bradens)
Debuts at #3 on iBooks Romance and #14 overall, #18 in romance category on Amazon, #42 Barnes and Noble

Love Like Ours (Sugar Lake)
Debuts at #2 in Amazon categories and #24 in Amazon Kindle overall

Bayside Heat (Bayside Summers)
Bayside Heat hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as an Amazon and Kobo bestseller, #3 on iBooks Romance and #9 overall, #63 on Barnes and Noble

Verspielte Herzen (Die Bradens in Weston, CO, Band 6), German edition of Hearts at Play (Love in Bloom: The Bradens in Weston, CO)
Debuts at #2 on Amazon DE for Kindle Romance, #6 Kindle Contemporary Romance and #29 Kindle overall

Anything For Love – The Bradens & Montgomerys (Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Anything For Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a Amazon and iBooks Romance bestseller, #32 Barnes and Noble, #68 Kobo

Liebe voller Abenteuer (Die Bradens in Weston, CO, Band 5), German edition of Bursting with Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens in Weston, CO)
Debuts at #4 on Amazon DE for Kindle Contemporary Romance, #6 Kindle Romance, and #37 Kindle overall

Embracing Her Heart – The Bradens & Montgomerys (Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls)
Embracing Her Heart hits USA Today Bestseller List and #3 on IndieReader’s Best Seller List
Chosen as Top Pick on The Romance Reviews and Night Owl Romance
Debuts as a Amazon bestseller, #3 on iBooks Romance and #5 overall, #2 Kobo, #32 Barnes and Noble

Love at Last: A Braden Flirt
Love at Last hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #2 on iBooks Romance in their exclusive early release.
Debuts at #2 on Amazon UK and #3 on Amazon US categories, #4 Kobo, #33 Barnes and Noble

Bad Boys After Dark: Brett (Billionaires After Dark)
Bad Boys After Dark: Brett hits USA Today Bestseller List
Chosen in Bookbub’s 18 New Books ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Fans Will Love in 2018
Debuts as a Kobo and iBooks bestseller, Top 10 in Amazon categories, #43 Barnes and Noble

Driving Whiskey Wild (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Driving Whiskey Wild hits USA Today Bestseller List and voted Fan Club Favorite Book of 2018
Debuts at #2 in Amazon categories, #2 iBooks Romance and #8 overall, #2 Kobo, #11 Barnes and Noble

Wogen der Liebe (Die Bradens in Weston, CO, Band 4), German edition of Sea of Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens in Weston, CO)
Debuts at #3 on Amazon DE for Kindle Romance and #25 Kindle overall

Bayside Passions (Bayside Summers)
Bayside Passions hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a Kobo bestseller, #3 on iBooks Romance and #9 overall, Top 10 in Amazon categories, #44 on Barnes and Noble

Freundschaft in Flammen (Die Bradens in Weston, CO, Band 3), German edition of Friendship on Fire (Love in Bloom: The Bradens in Weston, CO)
Debuts at #5 on Amazon DE for Kindle Romance, and #44 Amazon Kindle overall

Only For You (Sugar Lake)
Debuts at #2 in Amazon Books for Romantic Comedy and #34 in Amazon Kindle overall

Thrill of Love (The Bradens)
Thrill of Love hits USA Today Bestseller List and Chosen as one of iBooks “Biggest Books of the Year”
Debuts as a bestseller on iBooks Romance and #3 overall, Top 10 in Amazon categories, #13 Kobo, #29 Barnes and Noble

The Real Thing (Sugar Lake)
Chosen as one of Amazon’s Best Romance Books of the Month!
January 2021, Amazon Editors’ Pick, Best Romance Books of The Month
Debuts #2 in Amazon categories, and Top 20 in Amazon Kindle overall

Swept into Love (The Ryders)
Swept into Love hits USA Today Bestseller List, IndieReader’s Top 10 Best Seller List and on the top-selling self-published list on Shelf Awareness.
Debuts at #2 on iBooks Romance and #4 overall, #11Kobo, #33 Barnes and Noble, Top 50 in Amazon categories

Bad Boys After Dark: Carson (Billionaires After Dark)
Bad Boys After Dark: Carson hits USA Today Bestseller List and IndieReader’s Top 10 Best Seller List
Debuts #2 on iBooks Romance and #6 overall, #11 Amazon CA Romance, #13 Kobo Romance, #42 Barnes and Noble, #76 GPlay

Melissa Foster announces sweet romance pen name, Addison Cole on USA Today Happily Ever After Blog

Bayside Desires (Bayside Summers)
Bayside Desires hits USA Today Bestseller List and IndieReader Bestselling Book List
Debuts #5 iBooks Romance and #15 overall, Top 30 Amazon categories, #44 Barnes and Noble, #16 Kobo

Truly, Madly, Whiskey (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Voted Fan Club Favorite Book of 2017
Debuts at #2 on iBooks Romance and #3 overall, #10 Kobo, Top 20 in Amazon categories, #18 GPlay, #33 Barnes and Noble

Story of Love (The Bradens Novella Collection)
Debuts at #1 in Amazon Short Stories worldwide and Kobo, #69 Amazon Kindle store, #9 iBooks Romance, #18 Barnes and Noble

Whisper of Love (The Bradens)
Debuts as an Amazon Bestseller, #2 on iBooks Romance and #3 overall, #23 Kobo, and #28 Barnes and Noble

Schwestern im Glück (Die Snow-Schwestern, Band 2), German edition of Sisters in Bloom (Love in Bloom: Snow Sisters)
Debuts #7 on Amazon DE Romance and #61 in all Kindle books

Rescued by Love (The Ryders)
Rescued by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #2 on iBooks and #4 overall, Top 20 in Amazon categories, #14 Kobo, #21 Barnes and Noble

Bad Boys After Dark: Dylan (Billionaires After Dark)
Debuts at #4 on iBooks and #6 overall, Top in Amazon categories, #40 Kobo, #44 Barnes and Noble

Schwestern im Aufbruch (Die Snow-Schwestern, Band 1), German edition of Sisters in Love (Love in Bloom: Snow Sisters)
Debuts #4 on Amazon DE Romance and #49 in all Kindle books.

Seaside Whispers (Seaside Summers)
Debuts at #2 on iBooks CA, Top 20 on Amazon Romance, #23 Barnes and Noble, #56 Kobo

Tru Blue (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor)
Tru Blue hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #3 on iBooks Romance and #12 overall, Top 20 in Amazon categories, #23 Barnes and Noble, #32 Kobo

Tempting Tristan (A standalone M/M romance)
Debuts as a bestseller on Amazon CA and Kobo, #2 in Amazon US categories, and #25 overall sales at iBooks

Crushing on Love (The Bradens)
Crushing on Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a iBooks Romance bestseller, Top 10 in Amazon categories, #17 Kobo, #42 Barnes and Noble, and Top 100 Google Play

Chased by Love (The Ryders)
Chased by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts an a iBooks Romance bestseller, Top 5 in Amazon categories, #45 Barnes and Noble, #57 Kobo

Seaside Lovers (Seaside Summers)
Seaside Lovers hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #3 in iBooks CA Romance and #6 overall, Top 20 in Amazon categories, #11 Barnes and Noble, #35 Kobo

Bad Boys After Dark: Mick (Billionaires After Dark)
Bad Boys After Dark: Mick hits USA Today Bestseller List
Silver medal Readers’ Favorite award for Romance Sizzle
Debuts at #4 iBooks CA Romance and #13 overall, Top 10 in Amazon categories, #28 Barnes and Noble, #42 Kobo

Touched by Love (The Remingtons)
Touched by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Silver medal Readers’ Favorite award for Realistic Fiction
Debuts as a bestseller in iBooks Romance, Top 30 in Amazon categories, #13 Barnes and Noble, #80 Kobo
Read the story behind Janie and Boyd’s romance on USA Today’s Happy Ever After blog!

River of Love (The Bradens)
River of Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts as a bestseller in iBooks Romance and #3 overall, Top 10 in Amazon US,CA,AU categories, Top 30 Amazon UK categories, #10 Barnes and Noble, #30 Kobo

Claimed by Love (The Ryders)
Claimed by Love hits USA Today Bestseller List
Debuts at #2 iBooks Romance and #8 overall, Top 20 in Amazon categories, #27 Barnes and Noble, and #60 Kobo

Seaside Embrace (Seaside Summers)
Seaside Embrace hits USA Today Bestseller List
Gold medal Readers’ Favorite award for Romance Sizzle
Debuts at #5 in iBooks romance and #10 overall, Top 10 in Amazon categories, #12 Barnes and Noble, and Top 100 Kobo

Surrender My Love (The Bradens)
Surrender My Love hits USA Today Bestseller List.
Debuts in the Top 25 Amazon Romance categories, #11 iBooks US Romance, #6 iBooks CA Romance, and #31 Kobo Contemporary Romance

Wild Boys After Dark: Cooper (Billionaires After Dark)
Wild Boys After Dark: Cooper debuts in the Top 20 iTunes Romance, Top 25 in Amazon Romance categories

Wild Boys After Dark: Jackson (Billionaires After Dark)
Wild Boys After Dark: Jackson debuts in the Top 20 iTunes Romance, Top 25 in Amazon Romance categories

Wild Boys After Dark: Heath (Billionaires After Dark)
Wild Boys After Dark: Heath debuts in the Top 20 iTunes Romance, Top 15 Romance Collections on Amazon US, CA, and AU

Wild Boys After Dark: Logan (Billionaires After Dark)
Wild Boys After Dark: Logan debuts as a bestseller in Kindle Contemporary Romance / Kindle Romantic Suspense on Amazon CA and iTunes CA Romance

Seized by Love (The Ryders)
Seized by Love hits the USA Today Bestseller list

Catching Cassidy (Harborside Nights)
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 (The Bradens Novella collection)
Debuts as a Short Stories bestseller on Amazon

Discovering Delilah (Harborside Nights)
Discovering Delilah debuts as a Lesbian Romance bestseller on Amazon US / CA

Healed by Love (The Bradens)
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

SEASIDE HEARTS (Seaside Summers)
USA Today Bestseller 2014

HAVE NO SHAME
New York Times & USA Today Bestseller 2014

SLOPE OF LOVE (The Remingtons)
USA Today Bestseller 2014

WHERE PETALS FALL
WINNER, GOLD MEDAL, Readers’ Favorite Awards, REALISTIC FICTION. FINALIST  2 categories (Fiction Drama, Fiction Suspense)

HEARTS AT PLAY (The Bradens)
WINNER, GOLD MEDAL, Readers’ Favorite Awards, Romance Sizzle
Notable Book 2014, Shelf Unbound

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

LOVERS AT HEART (The Bradens)
WINNER, SILVER MEDAL, Readers’ Favorite Awards, Romance Contemporary

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

MEGAN’S WAY
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

CHASING AMANDA
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
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

Versatile Blogger Award, One Lovely Blog Award,

PUBLISHER’S MARKETPLACE: Melissa Foster

Member: League of Extraordinary Authors.

ARTICLES & MENTIONS

PLEASE REFER TO MELISSA’S ARTICLES PAGE for more articles and mentions

My True Love listed in the top 10 books on the Apple Store – ABC News

My True Love chosen as one of the Week’s Five Favorite Indie eBooks by Barnes & Noble Press

Maybe We Will reviewed on Publishers Weekly

The Gritty Truth chosen as Harlequin Junkie’s Top Pick

Tempted by Love chosen as one of Barnes and Noble’s 25 Must Read eBooks for Fall 2020 and one of their weekly Five Favorite ebooks

Tempted by Love chosen as Harlequin Junkie’s Top Pick

Melissa talks to Amazon Live about She Loves Me and Tempted by Love.

A Little Bit Wicked chosen as Harlequin Junkie’s Top Pick

Melissa shares her tip for upcoming authors on How to Self-Publish on Bookbub Parners blog

Melissa talks about Making You Mine over on Walmart’s blog

Bibliolater interviews Melissa Foster

Frolic interviews Melissa Foster – Why I write Strong, Loyal, and Loving Alpha Heroes

Author spotlight interview for Bayside Romance with Harlequin Junkie

Podcast review of CALL HER MINE from No Smut Shaming

Talking all things CALL HER MINE with Reading Between the Wines Book Club!

The Bradens at Weston Boxed Set chosen by ManyBooks readers as Best Romance for May.

Five titles featured in PopSugar.Love’s 100+ Swoon-worthy Romance Books to Add to Your Reading List

Bayside Escape chosen as a Harlequin Junkie’s Top Pick

Bullet Whiskey (in Driving Whiskey Wild) named as one of PopSugar.Love’s 13 reluctant heroes who are no match for love!

Author Spotlight interview on Hidden Gems Books

Wicked Whiskey Love chosen in PopSugar.Love’s sexiest books our November 2018.

Wicked Whiskey Love listed as Harlequin Junkie’s Top Pick

Wicked Whiskey Love reviewed on Publishers Weekly

Interviewed on Under the Covers Book Blog about Wicked Whiskey Love

Melissa on the reimagining of a romance (‘Lovers at Heart’ in particular) on USA Today Happily Ever After Blog

USA Today Happily Ever After Blog asks Melissa, What is your favorite scary TV show or movie?

Bayside Heat made the list for PopSugar.Love’s Sexiest Books Out in August!

Embracing Her Heart reviewed on Booklife by Publishers Weekly

Melissa shares 6 Ways to Boost Your Social Media Presence  on Barnes and Noble Press

Driving Whiskey Wild reviewed on Publishers Weekly

Interviewed by Viviana Enchantress of Books for Audio Book Lovin 2018

Anything For Love named in Bookbub’s 18 New Books to Read This Summer If You Love Nora Roberts feature

Surrender My Love is featured on USA Today Happily Ever After Blog

Bad Boys After Dark: Brett chosen in Bookbub’s 18 New Books ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Fans Will Love in 2018

Driving Whiskey Wild chosen in PopSugar.Love’s 13 Sinfully Sexy Novels For Your Ereader This Valentine’s Day

Awarded Beck Valley Books Reviewers Choice Awards 2017

Only For You listed as Harlequin Junkie’s Top Pick

Slope of Love chosen in Romance Rehab’s The best female athletes in sports romance today

Thrill of Love chosen in PopSugar.Love’s 15 Steamy New Reads to Add to Your Kindle This Month

Swept into Love hits IndieReader’s Top 10 Best Seller List and the top-selling self-published list on Shelf Awareness.

Bad Boys After Dark: Carson hits IndieReader’s Top 10 Best Seller List

Truly, Madly, Whiskey listed as Harlequin Junkie’s Top Pick

Melissa Foster announces sweet romance pen name,  Addison Cole on USA Today Happily Ever After Blog

Bayside Desires hits the Bestselling Book List on IndieReader

Awarded Beck Valley Books Reviewers Choice Awards 2016

TRU BLUE listed as Harlequin Junkie’s Top Pick

TRU BLUE featured on USA Today’s Happily Ever After Blog

TRU BLUE featured on BookBub’s Heroes and Heartbreakers blog

Melissa Foster talks about love & family loyalty in romances on USA Today Happily Ever After Blog

TOUCHED BY LOVE (The Remingtons) featured on USA Today Happily Ever After blog

Melissa Foster talks about her Valentine’s Day fantasies on USA Today Happily Ever After Blog

DARING HER LOVE (The Bradens) featured on USA Today Happily Ever After blog

FLAMES OF LOVE (The Remingtons) featured on USA Today Happily Ever After blog

Melissa Foster talks family, inspiration, and taking a dare with IndieReader

Melissa Foster announces IndieReader’s Discovery Awards at BEA, May 2015

Gay, Straight, or Lesbian – Is it really a choice? Read about the advice Melissa faced when writing Harborside Nights.

Writing Big-Family Romances on Amazon Kindle Post

Guerilla Marketing for Books on CNN Money

Melissa Foster on USA Today’s Happily Ever After Holiday Post

Agent Assisted Self-Publishing on The Alliance for Independent Authors

Melissa Foster noted as BRAVE

Porter Anderson mentions Melissa Foster, Writing On The Ether

Jane Friedman’s Blog, Guest Post: Agent-assisted self-publishing and the Amazon White Glove Program

Are Indie Authors Devaluing The Written Word? Alliance For Independent Authors

Melissa chats with literary agent and author, Andrea Hurst, Authornomics Blog, also on Publisher’s Marketplace

Klout, Kred, and Social Media Scoring, The Priyas

MELISSA FOSTER featured on IndieReader

MELISSA FOSTER featured on KIRKUS REVIEWS, “How I Did It”

MELISSA FOSTER mentioned in an unsolicited blog post by Author Annamaria Bazzi

MELISSA FOSTER mentioned, Where The Gray Matter Pours Out

MEGAN’S WAY featured in Front Row Lit Magazine.

COME BACK TO ME, mentioned in Westchester Magazine by bestselling novelist, Darcie Chan

Mentioned: See Jane Publish

COME BACK TO ME reviewed in Hagerstown Magazine

Melissa Foster quoted in Hope Tour article.

Article referenced on Jane Friedman’s blog,

Why Indie Authors Aren’t Taken Seriously, article by Melissa Foster, Huffington Post.

Jane Friedman, quotes from Melissa’s article, Are eBooks Too Cheap, Indie Authors Debate the 99 Cent Price

CHASING AMANDA, Honest Indie Reviews

COME BACK TO ME, review, Rachelle Ayala

Celebrating WLC with author Stacy Eaton

Top Books of 2011, The Write Agenda, Chasing Amanda #2

Top 10 Books of 2011,  Pixel of Ink, Chasing Amanda

Tea Time With Marce, Top Ten Books of 2011

Author’s Den, Review of Come Back to Me, by Leslie Garcia

PlostForge, Nice People, They Are Out There, by John Brewer

Huffington Post, Are eBooks Too Cheap, Indie Authors Debate The 99 Cent Price, by Melissa Foster

USA Today’s book blog, Happily Ever After, features COME BACK TO ME

Review of Come Back to Me by IndieReader.com, “Come Back to Me is perceptive and penetrating look at the intricacies of love, respect and relationships. Foster’s characters are solid; her writing style engaging and her story moving.”

Review of Chasing Amanda by IndieReader.comFoster captures the terror and fear of an abducted child as well as the passion and resolve of the woman who is driven to rescue her before it’s too late in this riveting, polished page-turner.” 

One Read At A Time Magazine, Author Feature

Working Mom Daily

Priya Blog

Working Mums, by Sally Dennehy

Herald-Mail, by Chris Copley

She Writes, by Bonnie Trachtenberg

Ebook Friendly, Bestselling Indie List

CHASING AMANDA and COME BACK TO ME, and AMAZON bestsellers (60+ days running) Indie Readers Bestseller List (7 weeks running)

CHASING AMANDA in Huffington Post

Clearing Your Chaos, Calgary’s Chld Magazine Nov/Dec 2011

CHASING AMANDA in KDP Newsletter

Yahoo Associated Content, Chasing Amanda

Barnstable Patriot, features Megan’s Way

Hagerstown Magazine, features Chasing Amanda

Mommy Guilt, by Melissa Foster, September/October issue, Calgary’s Child Magazine (in print and online)

Gazette Newspaper, Aspiring Authors article, by Peggy McEwan

Lunch Network, Review of Megan’s Way, by Sheila Deeth

Bella Online Women’s Lit Site, Review, Chasing Amanda

Minds Eye Magazine Review of Megan’s Way

Mensa Bulletin, Review, Megan’s Way, Nov/Dec 2009

Bella Online Women’s Lit Site, Review, Megan’s Way

The Infinite Field Magazine, September 2009, pp. 30-31

The Maryland Gazette, September 9, 2009

Monocacy Monacle, September 11, 2009, pp3 & 21

 

PRESS RELEASES

Melissa Foster joins EverAfter Romance

An Unforgettable Drama About Courage and Love, COME BACK TO ME

Self-Published Novel Gains Powerful Following: Soon to Be Motion Picture (attached, below)

Author Melissa Foster’s books, Chasing Amanda and Megan’s Way Nominated for Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards

Author Melissa Foster Kicks Off Blog Tour For New Release

Debut Novel, Megan’s Way, Moves Readers to Tears

New Author, Melissa Foster, Take Blog World By Storm

Melissa Foster, Author of Megan’s Way, Brings Unique View To Right-To-Die Issue on The Authors Show

Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance and women’s fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa’s emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented–perfect beach reads for contemporary romance and new adult romance lovers who enjoy reading about loyal, wealthy heroes and smart, sassy heroines with complex relatable issues.

Melissa also writes sweet romance under the pen name,  Addison Cole.

Melissa enjoys chatting with readers and book clubs. Send her an email invitation to your next event!