Blog Tour Reivew: Crushing on Love

Posted 28th September 2016 by Emma in Blog Tours, Reviews / 2 Comments

Blog Tour Reivew: Crushing on Love

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.

Blog Tour Reivew: Crushing on LoveCrushing on Love by Melissa Foster
Also by this author: Sisters in Love, Lovers At Heart, Destined For Love, Friendship on Fire
Series: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor #4
Also in this series: Healed By Love, Surrender My Love, River of Love, Whisper of Love
Published by World Literary Press on 21st September 2016
Genres: Chicklit, Erotica, Love & Romance
Pages: 300
Format: eARC
Source: for a Blog Tour
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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 from a brief trip home to Maryland. He thought his attraction to her was under control—after all, she’s only in Colorado temporarily, and he doesn’t do casual affairs.

Shannon’s return to Colorado has as much to do with the game of cat and mouse she and Steve have been playing as it does the data she’s been hired to collect. But despite her efforts to explore the undeniable heat simmering between them, Steve’s intent on keeping his distance.

When a ranch abutting the national park goes up for sale, Steve will do whatever it takes to keep it from falling into the wrong hands. And when all his attempts fail, he’s left with no alternative but to follow Shannon’s guidance into the online world he abhors in order to raise the funds. The more time they spend together, the deeper their attraction becomes, and a game of cat and mouse turns into an unstoppable connection. But when Shannon’s assignment comes to an end, will it mean an end to them, too?

Thank you to Lisa for letting me take part in this Blog Tour.

This is the 4th book in the Peaceful Harbor Braden series. The previous books have centred on Shannon’s brothers and have been set in Peaceful Harbor. This book however is set in the Mountains of Weston where Treat, Rex and the original Braden gang all hail from.

I loved the original Braden gang and they have a special place in my heart so I was very happy to check back in with this lot. Treat and Max’s children are adorable and I loved seeing the way the family all rally around each other.

We first see Shannon with Steve at Jade and Rex’s wedding and the attraction was clear from the beginning. Shannon is a social ‘butterfly’ where as Steve ‘Grizz’ Johnson likes the solitude of the mountain. Steve worries that life on the mountain will never be enough for Shannon.

I really loved these two. Their characters were compelling and you just wanted them to be happy. Deep down Steve is quite the sweetie. I won’t give it away but he does something extremely sweet just for Shannon which made me so happy.

I love Melissa’s books and this one was no exception. I can’t wait to read more from Melissa.



About Melissa Foster

Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes contemporary romance, new adult, contemporary women’s fiction, suspense, 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, and 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 lives in Maryland with her family.

Visit Melissa on The Women’s Nest, Fostering Success, or World Lit Cafe. Melissa enjoys discussing her books with book clubs and reader groups, and welcomes an invitation to your event.


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2 responses to “Blog Tour Reivew: Crushing on Love

  1. I can’t wait for you to read more too! I’m so glad you enjoyed catching up with the family and learning more about Shannon and Steve. Thank you for your amazing review–made my night! XOXO

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