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Sea of Love

(The Bradens at Weston, CO #4)

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  1,986 ratings  ·  121 reviews
You fell in love with Lacy Snow in Sisters in White (Snow Sisters, Book Three). Follow her on her path to her forever love in Sea of Love.

Lacy Snow hadn’t been 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
Paperback, 300 pages
Published December 28th 2013 by World Literary Press (first published December 3rd 2013)
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Stars: Overall: 4 Narration 4 Story: 4

Lacy and Dane first met 15 months ago at her sister’s wedding: but distance and careers kept them apart. They’ve managed to keep in touch via telephone, Skype and email: but each loves the job they have, and neither is particularly ready for a full-on relationship. Lacy is working in her dream job: marketing and promotion, and she’s completely comfortable doing just that. Sure, she’s attracted to Dane, and she does dream of him, not to ment
Melody Cox
I read this years ago and failed to rate it. This week I began this series for the second time. Love Melissa Foster's series!!!

This was a very good love story. I enjoyed it but had a bit of struggle with the safety aspect.

H and h met at a family wedding and they both fell and fell fast. He began calling, texting and skyping her afterwards and they talked almost daily, from what I understood. This went on for fifteen months until the next family wedding where they planned to spend the weekend to
Jan 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I was so excited to read that Lacy was coming back in this story. The last I read about her was at Kaylie and Danica's wedding. I read every book waiting for her to make another appearance and my luck finally changed and I got my wish.

Dane Braden is smokin' hot and an amazingly caring guy. We learn about his work with sharks through the Brave Foundation. His whole life revolves around teaching others about sharks and why they do the things they do. Enter Lacy Snow who has a fear of sharks ever s
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Finally Lacy and Dane
Overall 4 out of 5 stars
Performance 3 out of 5 stars
Story 4 out of 5 stars
Reviewed: 01-30-20

We met Lacy and Dane both in the last Snow sisters book (Sisters in White). We hear the ribbing of Dane from his sibling throughout some of the other Braden books, but now we get Dane and Lacy finally. These two went through a lot to get to there little piece of happiness. We get to see some of the good characters/couples from previous books in the Love In Bloom series. The Snow sist
Jan 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Okay, you all know how much I love the Braden brothers. Add Dane to that ever-growing list of book boyfriends. Shark tagger, lover, sex-god - that is Dane. Hot, sexy, tan and oh, so delicious.

I honestly don't know how Melissa Foster keeps up with all these sexy characters. Lucky Lacy Snow (Danica and Kaylie's sister) met Dane when Danica married Blake, but that was 15 long months ago. During that time they've kept up with one another via Skype and messaging, but when Treat and Max get married D
Michelle Garrett
Jan 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I love that each book in this series builds on the storyline and lives of the characters, but can, easily, be read as a standalone novel. Sea of Love reintroduces us to Dane Braden and Lacy Snow. Sparks flew when these two met at Lacy's sisters wedding and, of course, sparks flew. For over a year, the two have been keeping in touch regularly via Skype, steamy phone calls, and flirtatious text messages and emails - a modern day romance, right?

Now it would not be a true romance novel if there wasn
Elizabeth Towns
Jan 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
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I was very expectant when I began this book, and it met every one of my hopes. I don’t read romances, but I do read Melissa Foster. I love her writing and have been following her Braden brother series. I am excited to experience Lacy Snow and Dane Braden’s tumultuous fight for their love to prevail. This book, which is actually in The Bradens’ series, re-introduces us to Dane Braden, whose work is centered on one of Lacy’s greatest fears. She’s had anxiety and panic attacks her whole life after ...more
Nate Brightman
Jun 19, 2017 rated it liked it
I loved the Lacey Snow character in this book but I had a much harder time with Dane Braden the second oldest of the Braden siblings. No question Dane loves Lacy. Just not as much as he loves his job. Je's a good man. Like all the Bradens he's honest, caring, loyal and passionate about his work trying to change public opinion about sharks. My issue with Dane is that despite his love for Lacey he'd rather let her walk away than give up the dangerous part of his work to ease her concerns. And hone ...more
Jan 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Right now in literature, I think the Braden brother have got to be my favorite men. Dane is the book boyfriend that I have been looking for to add to my list. He is everything you could want and more. He is the founder of the Brave Foundation, and is always somewhere studying and tagging sharks. He is a risk taker which makes him all the more appealing. With his life that he leads though he has never seen himself settling down, but when he met Lacy Snow at his cousin's wedding that all changed. ...more
Jan 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I want to be Melissa Foster's book tester- you know like the kitchen helper you get to taste the first batch of whatever is cooking? Yeah, I'd like to be the first to read whatever Foster whips up for writing. Really, I'm not sure how she'd go wrong really. With that being said, I will say book 4 in the Love in Bloom series - Sea of Love is wonderful!

Dane Braden and Lacy Snow met at a cousin's wedding in a previous book ( don't worry all books are stand alone , you will enjoy) After the wedding,
Emma Star Crossed Reviews
This review was originally posted on Star Crossed Reviews I received this book for free for a Blog Tour in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The first few chapters are set at Max and Treat's wedding and all I can say is man does Treat know how to throw a wedding. It was beautiful. I loved it and after hearing so much about the dress in Friendship on Fire it was excellent to finally picture Max in it.

Lacy Snow is a brave woman.
Dec 04, 2015 rated it did not like it
It's a series, so I have to finish it. But I really wish I hadn't even started reading it! The characters and writing style make me want to scream!
Aug 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Braden saga continues with Dane Branden taking the plunge. Dane and Lacy have only actually seen each other once in the past 15 months. Their attraction was immediate and strong but their careers drove them in different directions and kept them apart, physically, for over a year.

Theirs is a story of learning to overcome fears. They’re both young and idealistic, determined to follow the path they have set for their lives. They’d met at Lacy’s sister’s wedding 15 months earlier and were wildly
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sea of Love brings us the love story of shark researcher and founder of the Brave Foundation, Dane Braden and Lacy Snow, Danica and Kaylie’s younger half-sister.

Dane travels all over the world educating and protecting sharks. Happy in his life and not looking for a relationship or love, he meets and is immediately smitten with Lacy Snow when they meet at Danica’s and Kaylie;s destination wedding.

Lacy too feels the pull of attraction and heat between them and so begins a fifteen month “relation
May 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This author has a talent for creating characters & storylines that grab her readers’ hearts from the beginning & don’t let go. They become emotionally invested in the story & feel the same emotions the characters are going through. The compulsion to read the book from cover to cover is hard to resist since there isn’t a good stopping point until the end.

Dane & Lacy have been engaging in a long distance friendship ever sense Dane’s brother’s wedding. As their friendship has grown, their feelings
May 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another amazing book by Melissa Foster. This is the story of Dane Braden, founder of the Brave Foundation, a shark Conservatory, and Lacey Snow, one of the Snow Sisters from the original books that started the whole wonderful world of Love at Bloom.

Dane and Lacey have spent the last 15 months and burning up the phone lines, Skype and email since Lacey's sisters double wedding. Another wedding had brought Dane and Lacey back together so they could start down their path to forever love. But the r
Melissa Guerra
Jul 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I had the pleasure of listening to the audiobook for Sea of Love. Omg this audio was scorching hot. Sea of Love is the story of Lacy Snow who works at World Geographic as an account executive and Dane Braden who is founder of Brave Foundation. Dane works with saving and educating people about sharks. Lacy and Dave first meet and Lacy sisters double wedding. That was 15 long months ago. Since then they have exchanged emails, flirty texts and video chats. All that comes to a head when they finally ...more
Angie McCune
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
15 months. It took 15 months for Lacy and Dane to be in the same physical space again. It took Max and Treat's wedding to finally make it happen. The attraction was immediate and likely obvious to everyone around them. While the attraction was undeniable, what was it that kept them apart for so long? Work? Promotions? The Brave Foundation mission of helping sharks?

Lacy, is afraid of sharks due to an experience from her childhood. Dane isn't sure, at first, what he is afraid of, but why didn't h
Linda Ketter
May 25, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love the Bradens. I love their family dynamics and the sage advice of their father. This book starts at Treat and Max's wedding with Dane and Lacy doing the deed. Both just acted on lust and not on ramifications/consequences.

Neither has any clue what is about to happen ...

Fears, anxiety and panic take over. Will Lacy be able to overcome her issues? Will Dane be able to overcome his issues. Will they be there for each other and help the other through?

This story surprised me a little. I alway
Jul 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book wasn't just a love story, but an educational story about overcoming your fears. Dane and Lacy are very intense, and the book even addresses issues of mental health, like anxiety and panic attacks. If you've ever suffered from anxiety or a panic attack, Lacy is a character to relate to. Dane, he's a bit on the selfish side, job wise, until the end. Life isn't all about work. There is a life to live in between with emotions, ups and downs, family and friends.

I enjoyed the rawness behind
Amy Meyer
May 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dane and Lacy met at her sisters’ double wedding. They have built a long-distance friendship for the past 15 months. Lacy is working extra hard to get a promotion at her job and Dane’s travels for the Brave Foundation, which tags and research sharks, keeps them from seeing each other. They are excited and a little nervous to see each other at Treat and Max’s wedding and decide to spend the weekend together. As their relationship strengthens, Lacy’s fear of sharks due to a childhood accident, is ...more
Jen Landers
Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved coming back to this book a couple years after initially reading it and listening to the audiobook version. Lacy and Dane, who were introduced during of Melissa's "Snow Sisters" series, come back together after months of keeping in touch and steamy conversations. This book was great to experience as an audiobook because you could really feel the emotion conveyed between the characters.Between the physical distance that has separated them and the two separate "worlds" they come from, as a ...more
May 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Melissa will make all of the Braden's special to you, as they are to me. B. J. Harrison narrates the audiobook and he is nothing short of Marvelous!
Lacy Snow met Dane Braden at her half-sisters wedding in Nassau some fifteen months ago. Dane was traveling the world over in and out of the water trying to save sharks. There had been an attraction between them and they had been in contact with each other ever since. When Dane's brother Treat and Max got married, they met again. Lacy was an account
Ashley Hedden
Dec 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sea of Love: Love in Bloom, Book Seven was a great read by Melissa Foster. Lacy met Dane Braden at a time when she wasn't looking for love. Dane is the founder of the Brave Foundation, which travels from port to port to educate and advocate for animals. Dane also wasn't looking for love or a relationship. They spent fifteen months getting to know eachother through emails, phone calls and video chats. They are both facing their fears head on but they don't know how it will turn out together. I lo ...more
Geri Grinstead
Dec 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dane and Lacy struggle to survive- excellent story

This series just gets better and better! Sea of Love is the story of Dane Braden and Lacy Snow who met at a wedding. They have not seen each other for 15 months but over time have developed a phone, text, and Skype relationship. When they finally see each other they become intimately involved. But Lacy has a secret that will challenge their relationship and their future. BJ Harrison’s voice is melodious and riveting. I love how he reads patriarch
Jan 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
We met lacy and Dane in the 3rd book of this series in sisters in white.

After their first meeting they start a long distance friendship. And after nearly a year apart they are finally in the same town at the same time. However to move their relegation ship forward lacy has fears she needs to over come and Dane has to fight to help her overcome them. It's clear from the start they live each other but this is a story in asking if love is enough to get past the fears holding them back.

Melissa wri
Leann McKay
Feb 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lacy is waiting for her happily ever after.

Dane is busy sailing the 7 seas.

Together they have to overcome a lot of obstacles.

The story is true Melissa Foster. Very down to earth yet full of fantasy. Keeping the reader totally engaged.

I am finally getting used to the narrator (BJ Harrison) of this series. The first few times I wasn’t a the fan of his voice BUT I loved the story so I plugged along. I am not sure if it is because he doesn’t have to do so many regional voices or what but this time I
Mar 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a great addition to this series as it progresses. I enjoyed Lacey and Dane's story as they overcame fears and insecurities to find their love. I enjoyed the return of the characters from the previous books in the series as well as the strong sense of family among the characters throughout the book. I like how each book in this series can be read as a standalone book but the reader is given enough backstory so that the reader was not lost. In the audio version of this book, I enjoyed the ...more
Kathleen Booker
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So in love with the Bradens

Lacy has fear of sharks since she was bitten as a child. Dane runs organization to save sharks. They meet thru her sister and his cousin and carry on a relationship over Skype and phone calls for over year and finally come together at Treat and Max's wedding. They fall in love but she runs because of her fear. He comes up with plans to help her get over her fear so they can be together. So glad they worked it out.
May 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is the fourth book in The Bradens Series. This Series is also part of the Love in Bloom Series. Lacy and Dane's story is beautiful. They share a strong chemistry. This story is about fears. Dane is a protector of sharks, and Lacy is afraid of them. How to conciliate that? This is another great story in the Series. BJ Harrison did a great narration. I received this free review copy audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.
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