Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens and the rest of the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection.
In WILD, CRAZY HEARTS...High school teacher Brindle Montgomery and rancher Trace Jericho have been close friends forever and on-again off-again lovers for years. As rebellious as they are stubborn, they're both perfectly happy with their no-strings-attached hookups. But when Brindle returns from a trip to Paris with a baby bump, it sends Trace's wild, crazy heart into a frenzy--and Brindle is left wondering if she's made the biggest mistake of her life.
**The Bradens & Montgomerys are part of New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Melissa Foster's Love in Bloom big-family romance collection. Love in Bloom novels feature alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable to readers who enjoy contemporary romance and women's fiction. These novels are written to stand alone or may be enjoyed as part of the larger series, so dive right into this fun, sexy romance.
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Melissa Foster has proven once again why she is my go to author for sweet, heartwarming and steamy romances. She created a story filled with relatable characters, which focused on friendship, love and family.
Wild Crazy Hearts is Brindle and Traces story, whom I met in Trails of Love. Do not worry you do not need the books in order as they can be read out of order. These two has an on and off, uncommitted relationship since they were teenagers. So they fight, so they breakup, so they get back together. It was enough to give you a permanent whiplash.
Brindle went to Paris, to gain some perspective as it relates to her feelings for Trace. After a couple of months, she realized she loved him and wanted more than a physical relationship. She returned home, hoping to build and cement her relationship with Trace. She returned with an unexpected package, which left Trace speechless and angry. His response reeked of immaturity. I wished I could knock some sense into his head. Brindle’s response has a result was not any better. The lies and secrets were overwhelming. It took them sometime, but they eventually got their act together. At this point, their love for each other shined through the pages. I enjoyed watching them work out the kinks in their relationship.
Brindle is stubborn, rebellious, and independent. If you push her, she pushes right back. Trace is protective and puts her needs above his. They blended so well together making them perfect for each other. I liked that he never tried to change her, but (in the words of John Legend) embraced all her curves, her edges and her perfect imperfections. Being a private person, I was not too keen on how the community was all up in their business, but I guess that is what small towns are all about.
Fans of small town romance, served with sweetness and heat will enjoy this latest offering from Melissa Foster.
About Melissa Foster
Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance and women’s 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, the perfect beach reads for contemporary romance and women’s fiction lovers who enjoy reading about loyal, wealthy heroes and smart, sassy heroines with complex relatable issues. Melissa also writes sweet romance under the pen name Addison Cole. Melissa enjoys chatting with readers and book clubs. Send her an email invitation to your next event! Never miss a brand new release, special promotions or inside gossip again by simply signing up to receive your newsletter from Melissa.
Nadene's addiction to reading began at an early age, when a family friend gifted her a copy of Wuthering Heights. From that moment she was never without a book.She will read anything as long the material is compelling enough to hold her attention. She gained many experiences through the pages of the books she had the opportunity to read.She created this blog to share her love of books with like minded individuals hopes that in sharing reviews of the books read visitors to the blog will discover their next addictive read. When not reading, Nadene enjoys cooking, listening to music and watching television.
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25 responses to “Review: Wild Crazy Hearts by Melissa Foster”
I definitely need to read more of Melissa Foster’s work. I am so glad you enjoyed this one, Nadine!
I enjoy a good small town romance, but agree that it would drive me crazy if I lived in a small town, and everyone was in my business! I love that the characters blended well, and the male lead embraced the female lead for who she was. Wonderful Review Nadene 🙂
Lindy@ A Bookish Escape
Great review. The book sounds intriguing.
I’m glad you enjoyed the read. Thanks for the review.
Gemma @ Gemma’s Book Nook
Sounds good. I think I would like this.
I like the name Brindle, and her character sounds spunky and fun too! Hugs, RO
Yes, she is spunky and sassy.
Oh, the lies and secrets… LOL Glad they finally got past that and did well together.
Yeah, I understood why she felt she had to lie, but I did not agree with it.