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Melissa Foster

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Washington, DC, The United States


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Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, new adult romance, romantic suspense, thrillers, and historical 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. Her books have been recommended by USA Today's book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other prin

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“Enjoy each and every day. No one else will do it you.”
Melissa Foster

“If someone takes the time to text, you damned well better be kind enough to check it.”
Melissa Foster, Lovers At Heart

“Everyone has a past. I have mine, you have yours, and we have ours. No matter what it takes, I will prove to you that our past, no matter how hurtful, didn't ruin the future we could have. Only we can either make that happen or run from it. It's our decision this time, Amy. There are no outside influences that can push us one way or the other. There's only you and me and what could be.”
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message 32: by Melissa

Melissa Foster Mary wrote: "Hi, Melissa, Thanks!"

**waves** Nice to meet you!

message 31: by Sandra

Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)

message 30: by C.J.

C.J. Heck C.J. Heck C.J. Heck

Hello Melissa,

It's a pleasure 'meeting' you. Thank you for visiting and for being a friend.

My warmest regards and best wishes,

message 29: by Owen

Owen Jones Hi Melissa,

Thanks for accepting my request to be friends, I hope that you are well.

All the best,

message 28: by Mary

Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Melissa, Thanks!

message 27: by Melissa

Melissa Foster Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

Hi Christine! Thanks for dropping by. Very nice to meet you.

Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

message 25: by Melissa

Melissa Foster Hi Jacob, thank you for stopping by! Nice to meet you.


message 24: by Jacob

Jacob Nordby hello, Melissa! Great to meet you. Look forward to getting to know your work.

Warm Regards,

Jacob Nordby

MoonWynd I enjoyed your interview with Ms. Ella Sandwell! :-)

message 22: by Melissa

Melissa Foster Douglas wrote: "What can I say, Melissa? Thank you for your friendship on Goodreads and on Twitter! I love your Cafe and I am loving MEGAN'S WAY! You deserve all your success!

Thank you, Douglas, that means a lot to me:-) Thank you for taking the time to stop by my profile here on GoodReads.

message 21: by Douglas

Douglas Wickard What can I say, Melissa? Thank you for your friendship on Goodreads and on Twitter! I love your Cafe and I am loving MEGAN'S WAY! You deserve all your success!

message 20: by Melissa

Melissa Foster Savannah wrote: "Melissa, thank you for the friendship.."
Glad to meet you, Savannah!

Savannah Melissa, thank you for the friendship..

message 18: by Melissa

Melissa Foster Rachel wrote: "Melissa, I enjoyed your book! Come Back to Me..look forward to reading more of your books.

I wrote a review & being a 2x brain tumor survivor my comas & periods may not be correct :)lol


Hi Rachel, thank you so much for taking the time to contact me and for reading and reviewing my work. I'm so happy that you enjoyed COME BACK TO ME, and recognized the beauty of the ending. It was very difficult to write (I won't reveal spoilers).

I hope you enjoy my other books, and I'm always happy to discuss them with you. Thank you again. I hope you will share your review on Amazon:-)


message 17: by Rachel

Rachel Melissa, I enjoyed your book! Come Back to Me..look forward to reading more of your books.

I wrote a review & being a 2x brain tumor survivor my comas & periods may not be correct :)lol

Rachel Grady's review Jan 24, 12

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Recommended for: A must read! Everyone
Read from January 18 to 24, 2012

Book Review: Come Back to Me by Melissa Foster

**A passionate,romantic moving story of loss and hope**
*Test of loyalty, strength and love*

This is my first time reading one of Melissa Foster's books, I was excited to sit down with this one, hoping Come Back to Me would draw me in the way a great book does.

In no time at all, I was on the journey with the books characters and had a difficult time stopping reading,I needed to know what would happen next.

Come Back to Me is a story full of love, loss and a determination, faith and a beautiful ending that you didn’t really see coming.There were definitely some tears that fell during several parts of the story as the author brought her characters to life. It was easy to feel the emotions and see the struggles and challenges that they endured. I connected to this book in many ways.

The story is of the unending love shared between Tess and Beau. When Beau heads off to Iraq for a short photography job, Tess tries to talk him out of it, but Beau assures her, he will be safe and this is just the thing that will launch the career he has always wanted. She knows she must support him. During his trip she discovers she is pregnant and cant’t wait to share the news with Beau who is miles away.

Tragedy strikes, as you suspected it would and Tess keeps her undying faith that Beau will come back to her. There are plenty of interesting twists and turns along the way that will keep you wondering if Tess will remain faithful in her knowing that Beau will return. The story was beautifully written.

Melissa Foster's great writing creates an emotional connection immediately with the characters, the setting, the story. Not only was this book amazing, I can't wait to read more of her books. I will let you know what I think of her other books, Megan’s Way and Chasing Amanda. I will make sure to put these books on my to read list on Goodreads!

message 16: by Sara

Sara Lowe Melissa, thanks for accepting my friendship request!

message 15: by Duca

Duca Blueheart Happy Holydays!

message 14: by James

James Piper Thanks Melissa for accepting my friendship request.

All the best,
James Piper

message 13: by Melissa

Melissa Foster I had to take a double take on your picture and put it together with your birth year. No way, is all I can say to the pic/age matching.

Long lost daughter? I'm open to a new father, so...heck yea! lol.

Great to connect:-)

message 12: by Stuart

Stuart Land Hi Melissa, thanks for being my friend. Well, we have more in common than I thought. I was born in DC, too. And you were born the month I graduated High school in Silver spring! We have the same hair (only you have a lot more of it). We're both writers... You wouldn't happen to be my long lost daughter, would you?...

message 11: by P.J.

P.J. Thanks for the friendship, Melissa!

message 10: by Melissa

Melissa Foster Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Melissa, it is a pleasure to meet you."
Thank you, it's a pleasure to connect with you, too.

Harlequin Books Hello Melissa, it is a pleasure to meet you.

Melissa Foster Hi Ellen! Write on :-)

message 7: by Ellen

Ellen Maze Hi Melissa!

message 6: by Israa

Israa i loved chasing amanda i only read the beginning

Melissa Foster Penelope wrote: "Thanks for your friendship!"

I'm looking forward to reading your reviews:-)

Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!

message 3: by Karla

Karla Great dinner date Melissa!! Thanks for add/request. You book sounds captivating. I look forward to a great book disscussion about Megan's way!!

message 2: by Yas

Yas Thanks! Your book sounds very good! Ill certainly be checking it out! :)

Wendy T I would love to win a copy of your book Megan's Way Melissa.

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