Caught by Love by Melissa Foster

Caught by Love

Posted on February 9, 2022 by Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading in Reviews / 10 Comments

Caught by Love by Melissa Foster delivered an emotional and sexy romance. In true, Foster style Caught by Love will not only tug on your heart, but it will have you smiling as you follow Indie and Archer on their journey to happily ever after.


Caught by Love by Melissa FosterTitle: Caught by Love
Author(s): Melissa Foster
Series: The Steeles at Silver Island #3
Also in this series: Tempted by Love, My True Love , Always Her Love , Wild Island Love
Published by World Literary Press on February 9, 2022
Pages: 388
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance
Source: Author
Format: eArc
Purchase: Amazon|B&N|Kobo|ITunes
Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Series Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Heat Level: One FlameOne FlameOne FlameOne FlameHalf a Flame

He’s set on pleasure, but she’s all business. Sizzling chemistry and a surprising connection set this sexy love story in motion. But is it enough to last forever? Find out and fall in love on the sandy shores of Silver Island, home to coffee shops, boat races, midnight rendezvous, and the sexy, sharp-witted Steeles.
Archer Steele is one of the leading vintners on the East Coast. He’s arrogant, aggressive, and has never been interested in settling down, which is what makes his hookups with his sister’s beautiful blond best friend, hair and makeup artist Indi Oliver, the perfect escape. But Indi’s toying with moving to the island, and when she ends their no-strings trysts to focus on her business, Archer isn’t ready to let her go…
Other love stories set on Silver IslandMAYBE WE WILL (Silver Harbor)SEARCHING FOR LOVE (Bradens & Montgomerys)
Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection. Love in Bloom novels are written to stand alone or may be enjoyed as part of the larger series, so dive right into this fun, sexy romance
Snow SistersThe BradensThe Bradens and MontgomerysThe RemingtonsSeaside SummersBayside SummersThe RydersWild Boys After DarkBad Boys After DarkThe Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful HarborThe Wickeds: Dark Knights at BaysideSugar LakeHarmony PointeSilver HarborHarborside Nights

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After meeting Archer in Tempted by Love and seeing him shrouded in anger, bitterness and sadness, I knew his story would be intense. I slipped into his story with ease and had fun watching him got caught by love. I think Archer is the most stubborn hero Foster has crested. Someone like him would need a strong woman who would call him out on his crap. Indira (Indie) Oliver was that woman.

Indie plans to open a boutique on Silver Island. With her focus on establishing her cosmetic line and this new business venture, a relationship was not in the cards. So ending her casual hookups with Archer Steele shouldn’t be a problem. Especially knowing he has no intention of settling down. Well, you know what they say about good intentions.

These two could never seem to have enough of each other. Soon their hookups became so much more. I could only smile each time Indie said it would be the last time, as she was only deluding herself. 

Archer was an awesome individual. He may be a bit rough around the edges and lacked filter, but it added to his appeal. He cares deeply for his family and friends. It was this caring nature that opened the door for the pain and guilt he shouldered for many years. Not wanting to go through this pain again, he built walls around his heart. But Indie broke them down one by one.

It pained me to see this strong caring man believing he did not deserve to be loved. I delighted in his growth and the steps he took towards self forgiveness and healing. Indie helped him to that he was more than capable of handling a relationship. Who would have guessed he was such a romantic? The way he supported Indie and her dreams will warm the coldest of hearts.

Like all if Foster’s heroines, Indie was headstrong, smart, determined and independent. She knows what she wants and despite not having either support of her family; it didn’t stop her from pursuing her dream with passion. She may not have had her parents’ support, but between Archer, his family, and the residents of Silver Island, she had all she needed.

Indie and Archer’s romance was burning 🔥 hot. Whew, fanning self. These two sure know how to burn up the sheets. The story delivered several humorous moments. There was a scene near the end that had me cracking up.

Caught by Love was a delightful read from start to finish. I recommend Caught by Love to readers who love romantic stories surrounding love, loss, healing and forgiveness. Readers who enjoy an emotional and sexy romance featuring a strong heroine and a grumpy hero will want to add it to their reading list.


Favourite Quotes

“You’re definitely more like a barrel of whiskey than a tall glass of champagne. You can be tough to swallow, but you’re so worth the burn.”


“And when you yell at me for making mistakes, which you know I will, I want to kiss you into silence and remind you of all the reasons you fell in love with me in the first place.”


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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.

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