Friday, September 26, 2014

~Review Tour & Giveaway: Romancing My Love by Melissa Foster~

Romancing My Love
The Bradens # 9
By: Melissa Foster
Releasing September 15th, 2014

After months of caring for her terminally ill mother, Rebecca Rivera is left all alone in a world she doesn’t trust—but she’s determined not to let her mother’s death define her. Losing her job, having to pummel some jerk for being too handsy, and living in her car are just temporary setbacks to an otherwise solid plan in finding her footing. Full of pride and used to being in control of her life, she’s certain she can make it on her own. The last thing Rebecca needs is a man to fix her troubles—even if that man is strikingly handsome, wealthy, and charismatic Pierce Braden.

Pierce is a powerful real estate investor on the verge of a major acquisition. As the eldest of six siblings raised by a single mother, he’s spent his life protecting those he loves. He’s used to being in charge and making things right, and although he’d give his life for his family, he treats the women he dates as expendable—until he meets sexy and stubborn Rebecca Rivera, a woman who is as strong as she is vulnerable.

Passion ignites between them, and the two share their most intimate thoughts and desires. It doesn’t take long for Pierce to realize that Rebecca is as determined not to be saved as he is to find a way into her heart. As their love grows, Rebecca must face fears she didn’t even realize she had—and Pierce must learn the hard truth that sometimes less really is more. Is the power of true love enough for Rebecca and Pierce to learn to give up control and allow their hearts to take over?

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Overall Rating:  5 Rockin’ ★★★★

This is a story about two people that have suffered and survived the loss of loved ones and survived.  The ability to overcome their losses is met in different way but both find themselves on a path that leads them to each other.  My heart bled for Rebecca as she dealt with the loss of her mother and cried for Pierce as he found his way through the loss and betrayal of his father.  Love takes many forms but finding your true love makes for an unforgettable experience and this book gives the reader that experience.

Rebecca lost her best friend, confidant and mother to a cruel disease, lung cancer. She put her life on hold to care for her mother for the last three years and had no regrets for the precious gift of that time with her mother. Now, however, she found herself without a job, homeless and no one to turn to. While leaving a bar, she is accosted by a drunk and takes her frustrations out on him when she defends herself.  She is taken aback by a beautiful, chivalrous man that comes to her aid and a connection is formed between them.  Rebecca does not have time for a relationship, after all she is living out of her car and she has to find a job fast.  Through an acquaintance she was given an opportunity to interview for a possible job at a local resort.    

Pierce has been blessed with family.  His mother, four brothers and sister have been the center of his life since his father left them for another woman.  As the oldest male in his family he assumed the role head of the house.  Life has revolved around family and building his business with one night stands on the side until one night when he sees a woman across a crowded room that will forever change his life.  When he attempts to come to her aid, she brushes him off and leaves.  He follows her and tries to find out more about her, but she gives him a false name and disappears.  Pierce cannot believe his eyes when he looks across the lobby of his resort and there she is the woman that disappeared, looking as beautiful as her remembers.  Has fate stepped in and given him the opportunity to woo her? Will she give him the chance to get to know her? 

Hero –Pierce Braden: 5 stars
Heroine –Rebecca Rivera: 4 stars
Steam: 5 stars 
Plot: 5 stars 
Cliffhanger: No

Would I recommend this book: Yes! I loved this book and would encourage anyone that loves to read a beautiful love story that has a happily ever after to read it!  It checks all the boxes off for a truly incredible read.

Would I read other books by this author: Yes! Every time Ms. Foster releases a book I snatch it up!  I am an avid reader of all things Melissa Foster and look forward to her next book!

About the Author
"Melissa Foster is a wonderful connector of readers and books, a friend of authors, and a tireless advocate for women. She is the real deal"-- Bestselling Author Jennie Shortridge
"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."  International bestseller, M.J. Rose 
Melissa Foster is an award-winning, International bestselling author. 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 is also a community builder for the Alliance for Independent Authors. She has been published in Calgary’s Child Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Women Business Owners magazine. 

Author Links
Twitter: @Melissa_Foster
My social network for women: http://www.TheWomensNest.com
World Literary Café: http://www.worldliterarycafe.com
Facebook Melissa Foster: http://www.facebook.com/MelissaFosterAuthor  (Fanpage)

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  1. Thank you for being such a loyal reader! What a fantastic, rockin' review. So happy you enjoyed the book and that you joined the tour! XOXO