Nov 6, 2015

Seized By Love by Melissa Foster Review

Seized By Love
Love In Bloom #29: The Ryders #1
By: Melissa Foster
Releasing October 28, 2015
World Literary Press

You fell in love with Blue Ryder and Lizzie Barber in Seaside Summers, now follow their journey to find true love in SEIZED BY LOVE, the first book in the Ryder series.

Lizzie Barber runs a successful flower shop by day and secretly hosts the Naked Baker webcast at night to help pay for her younger sister’s education. To keep friends and family from finding out about her sexy secret, she’s put her social life on hold until her sister’s education is paid off and she can stop filming the webcast.

Blue Ryder fell hard for Lizzie Barber when he met her a year ago, and he hasn’t been able to get her off his mind since. Everything about the feisty little brunette, from her tight bod to her seductive smile, cuts straight to his heart. Though Lizzie has turned down every invitation he’s extended—Blue is not about to give up trying.

Renovating Lizzie’s kitchen brings Blue further into Lizzie’s life, and the oven is not the only thing heating up. One night and one powerful kiss changes everything. But when Lizzie’s secret is revealed and the safe bubble she’s hidden in shatters, true love may not be enough to put the pieces back together.

THE RYDERS are the newest addition to the LOVE IN BLOOM series by New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. This 5-book hot contemporary romance series features alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They’re flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable to readers who enjoy new adult romance, contemporary romance, and women’s fiction. 

I sometimes wonder if Melissa Foster is one of the hardest working romance authors in the business! I am astounded that she manages to produce amazing stories at such a quick rate! But she does and all of her series are awesome! And this book is no different!

Have you every kept a secret so huge, you know if you ever reveal it you whole life will change and not for the better. Lizzie Barber faces that problem…you see she is The Naked Baker! This is something Lizzie has done since her college days in order to pay her way through college and now she continues in order to pay for her sister. But while hiding this part of her, she has also put up a thick wall around her emotions so she doesn't get hurt. But in doing that, she also rejects the one man she has ever cared about…Blue Ryder.

Blue Ryder has been cheated on in the past, which makes him extra wary with the women he meets. All except for Lizzie, since meeting her at a wedding a year ago he has been half in love with her, but after a year of being turned down, he finally get Lizzie to say yes to a date!!! And he is thrilled that finally he is with the women he loves…until she reveals her dark secret and he feels betrayed.
Now Lizzie has finally told everyone in her life and it has not gone as well as she would have hoped and now she feels more alone than ever! Will Blue and Lizzie ever be able to trust each other again?

This is another great book in the Love in Bloom series! As normal with a Melissa Fosters book, the story is beautifully written, with no plot holes and lovable characters! I have re-read the story again and again and I still love every second of this story.
I give Seized By Love 10 out of 10!

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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 World Literary CafĂ© and Fostering Success. 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 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 social media. Melissa enjoys discussing her books with book clubs and reader groups, and welcomes an invitation to your event.

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  1. Wow! Ten out of ten? That's awesome you enjoyed it as much as you did! Thank you for an amazing review. I'm lucky to have you for a reader OXOX