A Taste of Whiskey: Melissa Foster

A Taste of Whiskey

Posted on April 10, 2024 by Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading in Reviews / 4 Comments

First there was Dare, then Cowboy and now we have Ezra. Melissa Foster sure knows how to create swoon worthy heroes and she did a magnificent job with Ezra in A Taste of Whiskey. In this the third book of The Whiskeys: Dark Knights At Redemption Ranch, Foster treats her fans to the following tropes
1. Single Dad
2. Friends to Lovers
3. Found Family
4. Forbidden Romance


A Taste of Whiskey: Melissa FosterTitle: A Taste of Whiskey: Sasha Whiskey
Author(s): Melissa Foster
Series: The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Redemption Ranch #4
Also in this series: The Trouble with Whiskey , Freeing Sully , For the Love of Whiskey
Published by World Literary Press on April 17, 2024
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance
Source: Author
Purchase: Amazon
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Series Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
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Sasha Whiskey is done being the good girl. She’s ready to wrangle in the one man not looking to be caught and give him a taste of Whiskey. With any luck, one taste won’t be nearly enough. Come along for the steamy, emotional ride in this friends-to-lovers, forbidden romance.
Equine rehabilitation therapist Sasha Whiskey has everything she needs right there on Redemption Ranch—a job she’s passionate about, a loving family, and Ezra Moore, the sexy single father who went from trying to nail her as a belligerent teen to keeping his distance as a successful therapist and the person to whom she compares every other man. She’s done with comparisons. She wants the real thing. But going after what she wants means risking everything they’ve both worked so hard to achieve. If only dating co-workers weren’t forbidden.

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A Taste of Whiskey was an awesome read. Ezra and Sasha were an adorable couple. Because of a no fraternization among employees rule, they both kept their feelings for each other under wraps. They spent time together as friends, but the more they were in each other’s company, the harder it became for them to deny what they felt. Eventually tension increased and like an active volcano it exploded, leading to several secret liaisons.

Ezra may not have been born a Whiskey, but he fits perfectly into the family. Ezra and Sasha’s interactions will have you smiling throughout the story. From the moment they met as teenagers, one could feel the chemistry building between them. All it took we was one kiss and things were never the same. However, the road leading to their happily ever after was paved with pain, disillusionment, disappointments, imperfect timing, fear, and insecurities. Despite the odds stacked against them, Ezra and Sasha fought for their happiness. Their willingness to sacrifice all they accomplished working on the ranch for their relationship reflected the authenticity of their feelings for each other. A that will have readers rooting for them.

While I loved Ezra and Sasha, the star of this instalment was Gus, Ezra’s son. An adorable little boy and a charmer in the making. His interactions with Sasha and the secondary characters will have readers smiling throughout the story.

It was fun returning to the Redemption Ranch, where family and friendship thrive. Once again, Foster gave her readers a story brimming with laughter, heat, and heart.


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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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