Monday, September 21, 2020

Blog Tour: Review & Excerpt of Tempted by Love by Melissa Foster

The Steeles at Silver Island
Melissa Foster
Releasing Sept 9, 2020
World Literary Press


Years ago, bestselling author Jack “Jock” Steele lost his girlfriend and baby in a horrific accident that drove a wedge between Jock and his family, keeping him from sharing a devastating secret. An aging philanthropist saved him from the brink of despair, and for a decade Jock cared for his ailing friend who became his family. Now his friend has passed away and left him a fortune—on the condition that he publishes another book. Jock is floundering, unsure how to rebuild the life he’d walked away from, much less find his muse, have another relationship with a woman, or even think about having a family of his own. But he can’t get his sweet, sexy new friend, single-mother Daphne Zablonski out of his head, and her adorable toddler must know something he doesn’t, because she wraps her tiny fingers around his heart and won’t let go. 

Daphne has been through the wringer with her ex-husband and doesn’t believe true love is in the cards for her. Friends she can handle, but letting a man see her mom bod naked? Especially someone as strikingly handsome and unbelievably sexy as Jock? No, thank you. Besides, she has a toddler to chase after and enough fictional boyfriends to fill her lonely nights. If only her book boyfriends could make her body tingle the way one look from her mysterious neighbor does. 

As Jock and Daphne’s friendship turns to something too tempting to deny, their lives take an unexpected turn. Can a man who has lost everything find redemption with a woman who has everything to lose? And then there’s that secret…

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Available in audiobook (narrated by Brian Pallino and Jennifer Mack)



My thoughts:

Sometimes if takes me a while to write reviews for certain authors because I have a hard time coming up with new ways to say I loved their latest book and it was amazing.    So I'll just say that for Tempted by Love.  It was amazing and I loved it. 

This is the first book in a spin-off series about the Steele family from Silver Island.  This one is Jack "Jock" and Daphne's story.  This relationship was so fun to watch. The chemistry between the two was so steamy.  I loved that Daphne was a curvy girl.  Her insecurity about her mom body really resonated with me.  Ladies, if he doesn't think your post baby body is amazing, then kick him to the curb.  Jock's story was heartbreaking and I was rooting for him to heal from it.  Daphne and little Hadley were just what Jock needed.  A big thank you to Ms. Foster for making Hadley act and sound like an almost 3 year old.  

This is a great first book in a new series. I can't wait to get to know this new cast of characters.  The next book, My True Love is already on my TBR list.  I highly recommend this one!


Read First Chapter here, 

 Author Info

Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance and new adult romance 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 lovers who enjoy reading about wealthy heroes and smart, sassy heroines.

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1 comment:

Melissa Foster said...

Hopefully I come up with a new way to thank you for continuing to read my books and sharing your reviews! I truly appreciate you XOXOX