Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes contemporary romance, contemporary women's fiction, romantic suspense, thrillers, 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 Women's Nest, a social and support community for women, 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 been published in Calgary's Child Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Women Business Owners magazine.

Melissa hosts an annual Aspiring Authors contest for children, 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 Cod.

Book List in Order:98 titles

  • THE WICKED AFTERMATH is an emotionally gripping story of love, loss, and hope, with a rich and entrancing happily ever after. Set on the sandy shores of Cape Cod, the Wickeds feature fiercely protective heroes, strong heroines, and unbreakable family...


  • Can a man who resents the hand he's been dealt and a woman who spends her days grateful for every little thing find true love in each other's arms—or are their differences stronger than both of them? Find out in this funny, sexy, heartfelt rom...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the fiercely loyal and sassily sexy characters in the Love in Bloom big-family romance families. All Love in Bloom books...


  • Friendships and family abound during a week of love, laughter, and happily ever afters. Catch up with your favorite characters and enjoy Bones and Sarah's wedding while falling in love with the newest Whiskey-world couple, Penny Wilson and Scott Beck...


  • A fun, sexy, and emotionally riveting new standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. THE GRITTY TRUTH is the perfect love story for those who enjoy fiercely loyal and insanely sexy alpha heroes, smart, sassy heroines, str...


  • Enjoy heart-meltingly beautiful and toe-curlingly sexy romance in Tempted by Love, an emotionally riveting story about a man who has lost it all and carries a torturous secret, a divorced single mother who has everything to lose, and the little girl ...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the fiercely loyal and sassily sexy characters in the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection. Love in Bloom novels ...


  • A captivatingly funny and deeply emotional new standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster.Set on the sandy shores of Cape Cod, the Wickeds feature fiercely protective heroes, strong heroines, and unbreakable family bonds. ...


  • What are two besties willing to risk for something more? The New York Times bestselling author of This Is Love has the answer in this fun, sexy, and emotional romance about friendship, family, and giving love a chance. Something is off in Piper Da...






  • Fall in love at Bayside, where sandy beaches, good friends, and true love come together in the sweet small towns of Cape Cod. Bayside Summers is a series of standalone steamy romance novels featuring alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They'...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the fiercely loyal and sassily sexy characters in the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection. Love in Bloom novels...


  • She has everything money can buy, but her bodyguard is all she wants -- and together they’re exactly what each other needs in this heart-racing romance by Melissa Foster, the New York Times bestselling author of Call Her Mine. Actress Remi Divin...


  • Buckle up for a wild ride as Dixie Whiskey finds forever love in TAMING MY WHISKEY, a funny, sexy, and emotionally riveting standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. The perfect love story for those who enjoy fiercely lo...


  • Fall in love at Bayside, where sandy beaches, good friends, and true love come together in the sweet small towns of Cape Cod. Bayside Summers is a series of standalone steamy romance novels featuring alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They'...


  • Two besties and a baby make for an instafamily and a surprising romance in a delightful series by Melissa Foster, the New York Times bestselling author of the Sugar Lake novels. Ben Dalton has always been honest, except where his heart is concerne...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens and the rest of the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection. In USA Today bestseller WILD, CRAZY HEARTS...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Love in Bloom series. Seaside Summers is a series of stand-alone steamy romances with beautifully flawed and fiercel...


  • Fall in love with Jed and Josie in this emotionally captivating, sexy standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. The perfect love story for those who enjoy fiercely loyal and insanely sexy alpha heroes, smart, sassy heroi...


  • Fall in love at Bayside, where sandy beaches, good friends, and true love come together in the sweet small towns of Cape Cod. Bayside Summers is a series of standalone steamy romance novels featuring alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They'...



  • FINDING MY GIRL / LOVING TALIA is a companion booklet to the contemporary romance novel, LOVE LIKE OURS (Sugar Lake series). If this is your first Melissa Foster book, please note that Finding My Girl / Loving Talia is not a novel, a novella, or even...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens.A Braden Christmas celebration!Family and babies abound during this fun-filled evening of love, laughter, an...


  • Fall in love with Bones Whiskey in WICKED WHISKEY LOVE, an emotionally riveting, sexy new standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. A magnificent love story for those who enjoy fiercely loyal and insanely sexy alpha her...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens.In LOVERS AT HEART, REIMAGINED...Treat Braden wasn't looking for love when Max Armstrong walked into his Na...


  • One wrong move, and she meets a guy with all the right ones… Talia Dalton lives her life on cruise control. Despite her successful career as a professor, she prefers protecting her broken heart to taking chances. She’s calm, cool, collected, a...


  • Fall in love at Bayside, where sandy beaches, good friends, and true love come together in the sweet small towns of Cape Cod. Bayside Summers is a series of standalone steamy romance novels featuring alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They'...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens. In Anything for Love…After Charlotte Sterling loses her last family member, she moves to Sterling House,...


  • Cowboy Cal Hayden has loved Rachel Gray practically since the first time he set eyes on her. But Cal’s a careful, responsible man who knows better than to start a relationship before he can give it his all. He bided his time while caring for his fa...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the fiercely loyal and sassily sexy characters in the Love in Bloom big-family romance families.Welcome to Oak Falls, V...






  • Indulge your inner vixen with these sexy billionaires! Meet the Bad boys, four fiercely loyal, sinfully sexy, uber-alpha brothers, about to fall head over heels for their leading ladies. Brett Bad is the most aggressive and cocky of the famil...


  • A captivating new sexy standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Driving Whiskey Wild is a USA Today Bestseller Special Forces veteran and Dark Knights Motorcycle Club member Bullet Whiskey lives to protect his family, ...


  • Fall in love at Bayside, where sandy beaches, good friends, and true love come together in the sweet small towns of Cape Cod. Bayside Summers standalone steamy romance novels feature alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're fun, flirty, f...


  • Love only works when your heart is in the right place. Hers could be right next door… Single mom Bridgette Dalton doesn’t have time to stop and smell the roses -- not even in her own flower shop. But that doesn’t mean she hasn’t noticed Bo...


  • The Bradens are a series of sexy stand-alone romances. These hot contemporary romance novels feature alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable to readers who enjoy new adult romance, contemporary ro...


  • Bakery owner Willow Dalton’s friendship with Zane Walker has always been a bit complicated. Now a scrumptiously hot A-list actor, Zane’s always had a reputation as a player. He’s arrogant, and he’s definitely not boyfriend material. Sure, he ...


  • SWEPT INTO LOVE THE RYDERS, Book Three THE RYDERS are the newest addition to the LOVE IN BLOOM series by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. This 5-book hot contemporary romance series features alpha ...


  • Second chances really do exist... As the founder of a multimillion-dollar international security business, Carson Bad exposes secrets for a living. He knows better than to forge relationships built on them. But for years he did just that with his b...


  • Fall in love at Bayside, where sandy beaches, good friends, and true love come together in the sweet small towns of Cape Cod.Bayside Summers is a series of standalone steamy romance novels featuring alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They'r...


  • A new, emotionally riveting, sexy standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. You first met mysteriously sexy Bear Whiskey in RIVER OF LOVE (The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor) and you'll fall in love with him in TRU BLUE...


  • A new, emotionally riveting, sexy standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Watch mysteriously sexy Bear Whiskey claw his way to his happily ever after with sassy, rebellious Crystal Moon."Foster writes characters that a...


  • A Braden Wedding! Family and babies abound during this fun-filled weekend of love, laughter, and happily ever afters! Join Josh and Riley on their big day and fall in love all over again with each of the Bradens at Weston, and their children, in thi...


  • Tempest Braden adores her family and her small hometown, but sometimes too much of a good thing can be confining. At almost thirty, having watched most of her siblings find true love, she's anxious to experience her own happily ever after, and the mo...


  • Sinfully sexy bar owner Dylan Bad has a thing for needy women. He's a savior, a knight in shining armor, and his mighty talented sword has no trouble bringing damsels in distress to their knees. Enter Tiffany Winters, a gorgeous cutthroat sports agen...


  • Having a mad crush on her boss's son, Matt Lacroux -- an intriguing mix of proper gentleman and flirtatious bad boy -- is probably not the smartest idea for single mother Mira Savage. Especially when the company, and her job, is already on shaky grou...


  • He wore the skin of a killer, and bore the heart of a lover… There’s nothing Truman Gritt won’t do to protect his family -- including spending years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit. When he’s finally released, the life he knew is t...


  • Tempting Tristan is a stand-alone M/M romance featuring two sexy, lovable alpha heroes. TRISTAN AND ALEX Fresh off the heels of yet another bad relationship, Tristan Brewer is taking a break from men to try to figure out where he keeps going wron...


  • Steve Johnson is living his life’s passion watching over the Colorado Mountains as a ranger and wildlife consultant. But his peaceful life is upended when overzealous and insanely beautiful Shannon Braden flits back into his life after returning fr...


  • CHASED BY LOVE THE RYDERS, Book Four THE RYDERS are the newest addition to the LOVE IN BLOOM series by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. This 5-book hot contemporary romance series features alpha ma...


  • After months of long-distance communication, actress Parker Collins and artist Grayson Lacroux finally plan to reconnect in the seaside town of Wellfleet, Massachusetts. But Parker never shows, and weeks pass without a word, leaving Grayson to believ...






  • Indulge your inner vixen... You asked for naughtier lovers, with the same fierce loyalty as The Bradens - Meet the Bad Boys... Four sinfully sexy, uber alpha brothers, about to fall head over heels for their leading ladies. Everything's naughtier...


  • 1001 Dark Nights is a collection of breathtakingly sexy and magically romantic novellas inspired by the exotic tales of The Arabian Nights. In the original, Scheherazade desperately attempts to entertain her husband, the King of Persia, with nightly ...


  • Fiercely independent Janie Jansen has always believed there were worse things in life than being blind, and she’s spent her life proving it. She’s moved away from her overprotective parents, built a life in New York City, and is one of the top te...


  • The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor are the newest addition to the award-winning Braden series and the LOVE IN BLOOM family, joining the Snow Sisters, the Bradens, the Remingtons, Seaside Summers, and The Ryders. Fall in love with sexy Sam Braden in R...


  • CLAIMED BY LOVE THE RYDERS, Book Two THE RYDERS are the newest addition to the LOVE IN BLOOM series by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. This 5-book hot contemporary romance series features alpha ma...


  • This story features Savannah (Braden) Remington and Jack Remington. You fell in love with Jack and Savannah in Bursting with Love (The Bradens). Now fall in love with them all over again and experience the birth of their first baby while catching u...


  • SEASIDE SUMMERS is a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger Love in Bloom series. The Seaside Summers series features a group of fun, sexy, and emotional friends who gather each summer at their Cape Cod cottages...


  • Fall in love with Cole Braden in the Bradens of Peaceful Harbor. Hot, sexy, & wickedly naughty second cousins to the Weston, Colorado Bradens we know and love. In Surrender My Love… Annalise “Leesa” Avalon never realized that one sentence...


  • A second chance at true love… Fall in love with the Wild & Bad boys. Long enough to burn up the sheets and short enough to leave you craving more. *NO CLIFFHANGERS* Four years ago at a film festival, Cici Fine met Cooper Wild, a man who turne...


  • Everything’s naughtier after dark… Fall in love with the Wild & Bad boys. Long enough to burn up the sheets and short enough to leave you craving more. If raw emotions, cursing, dirty-talk, or intense, passionate sex that sometimes includes a si...


  • Everything’s naughtier after dark… Fall in love with the Wild & Bad boys. Long enough to burn up the sheets and short enough to leave you craving more. If raw emotions, cursing, dirty-talk, or intense, passionate sex that sometimes includes a ...


  • Navy SEAL vet turned private investigator Logan Wild has a thirst for justice -- and one-time flings. But when he meets Stella “Stormy” Knight, he finds himself craving more from the mysterious beauty… BAD BOYS AFTER DARK: LOGAN Stella ...


  • SEIZED BY LOVE THE RYDERS, Book One THE RYDERS are the newest addition to the LOVE IN BLOOM series by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. This 5-book hot contemporary romance series features alpha mal...


  • HARBORSIDE NIGHTS is a sexy, hot, and evocatively real romance series that follows a group of friends who have known one another for years as "summer" friends, and now come together after college to build their lives. They're tough, edgy, and accepti...


  • From New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster comes a new, sweet and sexy wedding romance novella, PROMISE MY LOVE, the follow-up story to DESTINED FOR LOVE (The Bradens). Catch up with all of your favorite Bradens and enjoy Rex Braden and Ja...


  • The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor are the newest addition to the award-winning Braden series and the Love in Bloom family, joining the Snow Sisters, the Bradens, the Remingtons, & Seaside Summers, (Voted BEST BOOK SERIES by Supportive Business Moms, UK)...


  • Fall in love with Sky Lacroux and Sawyer Bass in Seaside Nights, the fifth book in the Seaside Summers series by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster Sky Lacroux has finally realized her dream and opened her own tattoo shop in Provinc...


  • Harborside Nights are a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger Love in Bloom series. If you enjoy the LOVE IN BLOOM series by Melissa Foster, you'll love HARBORSIDE NIGHTS. HARBORSIDE NIGHTS is a sexy, h...


  • Only one woman could hurt ultra-alpha bad boy Jake Braden.Only one woman can heal him.Fiona Steele has arrived…Fiona Steele has a great career, strong friendships, and a loving family. To an outsider, her life appears happy and fulfilling. But the ...


  • SEASIDE SUMMERS is the newest addition to the LOVE IN BLOOM series, featuring a group of fun, sexy, and emotional friends who gather each summer at their Cape Cod cottages. They’re funny, flawed, and will have you begging to enter their circle of f...


  • Emily Braden is a leader in architectural preservation, a pillar in her small hometown, and successful in everything she does--with the exception of finding true love. She's watched several of her brothers fall in love, and she needs this trip to Tus...


  • Voted BEST BOOK SERIES by Supportive Business Moms, UK"...love, loss, lies, grief, finding happiness in the face of adversity, romance, humor, bravery, hot hot hot sex scenes, marriages, births and totally awesome characters." --Supportive Business M...


  • RESCUED BY LOVE THE RYDERS, Book Five THE RYDERS are the newest addition to the LOVE IN BLOOM series by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. This 5-book hot contemporary romance series features alpha m...


  • SEASIDE SUMMERS is the newest addition to the LOVE IN BLOOM series, featuring a group of fun, sexy, and emotional friends who gather each summer at their Cape Cod cottages. They’re funny, flawed, and will have you begging to enter their circle of f...



  • Librarian Callie Barnes has visions of reading and relaxing—and maybe having a few too many drinks—on her girls’ weekend away. Her hopes are crushed when her friends pull into a dude ranch instead of a spa, and she refuses to say longer than on...


  • ROMANCING MY LOVE may be enjoyed as a standalone novel or as part of the larger Love in Bloom, Braden series by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. This contemporary romance series features alpha male heroe...


  • SEASIDE SUMMERS is a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger LOVE IN BLOOM big-family romance collection. The Seaside Summers series features a group of fun, sexy, and emotional friends who gather each summer at ...


  • The Remingtons is a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger Love in Bloom series. Voted BEST BOOK SERIES by Supportive Business Moms, UK "You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that's fresh, em...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens.The Bradens are a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger Love in Blo...


  • The Remingtons are a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger series. This contemporary romance series features alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable to read...


  • The Remingtons are a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger series. This contemporary romance series features alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable to read...


  • The Remingtons are a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger series. This contemporary romance series features alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable to read...


  • The Remingtons are a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger series. This contemporary romance series features alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable to read...


  • Brianna Heart has a six-year old daughter and a twelve-year plan to keep her life as simple as possible until Layla turns eighteen. That means swearing off relationships and the drama that goes along with them, working two jobs, and being the best da...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens."You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that's fresh, emotional and entertaining. Make su...


  • Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens and the rest of the Love in Bloom big-family contemporary romance collection. The Bradens are a series of s...


  • 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 ...


  • On the surface Junie Olson’s life looks idyllic, from her handsome husband and beautiful daughter to her successful business, the bakery she'd always dreamed of opening. But in the past few months her world has slowly unraveled. Her precocious chil...


  • Love hot cowboys? 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. ...


  • PLEASE NOTE: This book has been rewritten as LOVERS AT HEART, REIMAGINED, now available on Amazon.In LOVERS AT HEART... Handsome, wealthy resort owner Treat Braden is used to getting what he wants. When Max Armstrong walked into his life six months e...


  • Sisters in White is a steamy contemporary romance with alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're flawed, funny, passionate, and very relatable for readers who enjoy new adult romance, contemporary romance, and women's fiction. Danica and ...


  • 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 ma...


  • 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 mor...


  • *** Purchase the most recent edition of this bestselling title on Amazon***.*Search for the NEW EDITION --- ISBN: 098905084X*.The racially-charged prejudice of the deep South forces eighteen-year-old Alison Tillman to confront societal norms--and he...


  • Kara Knight can't wait to leave her hometown for the promise of nursing school and a fresh start on her future--leaving behind an over protective mother, a broken heart and painful memories. However, twenty-five miles away, the twin she doesn't know ...


  • Nine years ago, Molly Tanner witnessed a young girl’s abduction in the busy city of Philadelphia, shifting her occasional clairvoyance into overdrive. Two days later, the girl’s body was found, and Molly’s life fell apart. Consumed by guilt for...


  • "Cinematic, emotionally charged story."    - Joni Rodgers, NYT bestselling author."...a fine story woven around people we can relate to and care about...The ending is exhilarating and heartbreaking."     - Tia Bach, author of Depression Cooki...


  • ."[Foster] drew me into this amazing tale easily, with masterful yet not overly complex language that flows beautifully into a story one will remember always...Though clearly creatures of fiction, the characters in Megan's Way are wonderfully thre...