Wild, Crazy Hearts
By Melissa Foster
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.
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.
THE BRADENS & MONTGOMERYS (Pleasant Hill - Oak Falls). Order of future books is subject to change.
Embracing Her Heart
Anything For Love
Trails of Love
Wild Crazy Hearts
Making You Mine
Searching for Love
Our Wicked Hearts
Summer of Love
Hot For Love
Claiming Her Heart
Sweet Sexy Hearts
Winter of Love
"When it comes to contemporary romances with realistic characters, an emotional love story and smokin' hot sex, author Melissa Foster always delivers!" The Romance Reviews
"You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that's fresh, emotional and entertaining. Make sure you have all night, because once you start you won't want to stop reading. Every book's a winner!" New York Times Bestselling Author Brenda Novak
"With her wonderful characters and resonating emotions, Melissa Foster is a must-read author!" New York Times Bestseller J. Kenner
"Melissa Foster is synonymous with sexy, swoony, heartfelt romance!" New York TimesBestseller Lauren Blakely
"Melissa Foster writes her romance novels similarly to my favorite adult romance author, Danielle Steel: the perfect blend of drama, romance, friendship, love and passion."- Andrea Buginsky, author
"I highly recommend this book to fans of Nora Roberts (one of my personal faves) and fans of a sweet story filled with heat and heart." - Tia Bach, author
"Melissa Foster is quickly becoming one of my favorites. Fated For Love was amazing. It kind of reminds me of Jill Shalvis' books and they are my benchmark for contemporary romance awesomeness." --Books Like Breathing (on Fated for Love)
"I highly recommend the Snow Sisters all the Braden and Remington books....I am sure there are going to be other family's that intertwine and that is what I love most about these books. They remind me of the McCarthy of Gansett series and The Green Mountain series. I am a huge fan of Marie Force. And now Melissa Foster has joined her ranks...." - I Love NY, Reviewer
Foster's love stories are perfect steamy romance beach reads for fans of Susan Mallery, Linda Lael Miller, Brenda Novak, Debbie Macomber, Jill Shalvis, Maisy Yates, and other big-family, small-town romance fans. The characters are romantic and loyal, some are billionaires, others are blue collar, and you're always guaranteed a happily ever after.
Dynamic Relationship5By CrazieNanaI absolutely love this story of Brindle Montgomery and Trace Jericho. They have a dynamic relationship that has been on again off again for years, since teenagers. They truly love another and care for each other deeply, but don’t know to communicate with one another. It’s not till Brindle returns from Paris pregnant with Trace’s baby, they really work on their relationship and their love is finally admitted to each other and Trace becomes the man she always knew was.
Mustang and Cowboy5By Agent$$$$Wild horses couldn’t keep me away from this story! It was original, thought provoking, hurtful, joyful....EVERYTHING you’d ever want in a romance! Melissa Foster excelled in weaving Brindle’s pregnancy into a meaningful, relatable story. Brindle is a wild, free spirit who doesn’t always think before she speaks. It took a lonely trip overseas to truly find herself. Even though her trip to Paris was a lonely one, she finally realized her love for Trace. Brindle realized she didn’t just love Trace, but she enjoyed his company and friendship. When she returns home, hurtful words are exchanged. Before she knows it, she and Trace have fallen right back into their same destructive behavior. Wanting the best for herself and her baby, Brindle vows to change her ways. Trace was a wreck while Brindle was away. He was hurt she didn’t include him in her plans, but even more surprised when she returns pregnant. Brindle has ALWAYS been “it” for Trace, but he’s always been too afraid to pressure Brindle for fear she’d take off. Even though she’s hurt him more than words can say, he vows to stick by her and prove to her how great they are together. Best story in the series! I gobbled it up in one sitting. Relationships are HARD work! They’re aren’t easy and they require a lot of compromise. You have to learn from your mistakes and break the hurtful patterns that can turn love into hate. I loved how Trace “took over” and started doing things his way. I also enjoyed the parallels between mustangs and Brindle. I can’t wait to see how the rest of the family’s lives unfold. I read a gifted copy and all opinions stated are my own.
Love this book universe!4By Samantha B. SokolI just love that Melissa can continue this series in multiple sub-series that all intertwine and keep the stories going! Picking up where the last book ends, we find that Brindle is pregnant and feeling unsure of her feelings towards Trace after their longtime relationship and how her life is going to change. After taking a longer than anticipated vacation to sort through everything, she arrives back home ready to talk to the father of the baby, Trace. What she doesn’t expect is that he assumes and accuses Brindle of being pregnant with someone else’s baby, taking all those feelings she sorted through moot point. The bulk of the book’s storyline is the two sorting through their feelings while also preparing for the birth of their child. Overall it was a really cute book, especially finally seeing the two of them end up together and happy after the back and forth for so long! Love this series, love this author and can’t wait for the next installment! I voluntarily read and reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
Trindle forever!5By BClan78Always happy when a new Melissa Foster book comes out! I knew that Brindle and Trace was going to be a volatile couple and they didn’t disappoint! My emotions were all over the place right along with Brindle’s hormonal mood swings! I’m never disappointed in a when a Braden or Montgomery is involved in the story!
Does the cowboy get his mustang?5By GrinandstampitIf you have been waiting for Brindle and Trace’s story you will NOT be disappointed. The storyline was not what I expected for the two of them so I thoroughly enjoyed the twists, turns, and revelations regarding their on again, off again relationship. It really was a true romance. Who would of guessed that the tough cowboy would have such a beautiful heart. Melissa Foster’s characters are always exceptional and she has outdone herself with this emotional read.
#TeamTrindleTrio5By KittythiefI freaking love Brindle and Trace. This is probably one of my more favorite couples in the Love in Bloom world (at least, the ones that I have read). They've had a lot of fights and miscommunications over the years, and they weren't even officially together. But because of Brindle being pregnant, they realize that things need to change, and they need to work together. Trace has always gone with what Brindle wanted in a no-strings attached thing, but not anymore. He wants it all with her, and she realizes she wants it all with him. It just took a long trip to Paris to realize it. I loved the character growth, and the growth in their relationship. They both made strides towards being better and more responsible people. Since they've been “together” for so long, the community supports them too, in awesome ways. It'll make you want your own Oak Falls to call home.
Trials of getting to forever5By Amy L mommaAnother great book in this series! We have read about Trace and Brindle in many books about there on again off again relationship. But now it’s their story, and all truths come to light. Their love is full of passions, but they must overcome their stubbornness. When Brindle returns from “finding herself”, they meet their first test. But Trace won’t let her slip away and remains faithful to loving her. And they work on their communications and how to be a real couple. Plenty of steamy scenes, hot cowboys and other characters that will round out the story! A must read in this series for sure!!
Love5By Rad Amy 132OMG! Trace and Brindle’s story...FINALLY! I absolutely loved this book. Trace and Brindle have so much history and I love how Melissa told their story. You get to find out the reason behind why their relationship is the way it is. You get to see a different side to their personalities and their relationship. A definite read!
Excellent5By CntrygirlzBrindle is a schoolteacher and wild and independent. Trace is a rancher and has been in an off again/ on again relationship with Brindle for years. She goes to Paris for six weeks and returns pregnant. Now at first she gives Trace the impression the baby isn’t his but when she tells him, he’s excited. They decide to start over and learn to communicate better. Brindle is rash and always ready for a good time. Trace has loved her forever but was afraid to tell her, afraid she’d find someone else. He let her believe he was happy with their friends with benefits arrangement yet he only wants Brindle. Excellent story with fighting and make up sex. Hilarious at the end. Can’t wait for the rest of the Montgomery’s and Jericho’s stories. * Voluntarily read and reviewed this for the author *
#teamtrindle5By xiotisa00Book 4 of this series is about Brindle and Trace. Brindle is the definition of a free spirit. When Brindle went to Paris to get away no one thought anything of it, until she extends her stay and comes back pregnant. Needless to say everyone was shocked! What was more shocking was that Brindle told her family and Trace, her off/on boyfriend that the baby wasn’t his. Well I guess that’s what happens when you accuse the woman you were in love with of sleeping with anyone. Trace though shocked about the pregnancy and upset that the baby wasn’t his, got over his anger and sadness and remembered that he and Brindle were always best friends and that he wanted to be with Brindle every step of the way even though Brindle told him the baby wasn’t his. Trace is what men should aspire to be. Trace has known he’s wanted Brindle since they were kids. He is strong, knows what he wants and goes after it. Trace and Brindle lack communication with each other but work through it. Melissa has a way of making her characters human and relatable. Love them!