Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes contemporary romance, contemporary women's fiction, romantic suspense, thrillers, 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 Café. 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 annual Aspiring Authors contest for children, and has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Melissa's interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape Cod.
Melissa is available to chat with book clubs and welcomes comments and emails from her readers. Visit Melissa on her personal website or social media.
"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 . "Melissa Foster is synonymous with sexy, swoony, heartfelt romance!" New York Times Bestseller Lauren Blakely
"What sets Melissa Foster apart are her compelling characters who you care about... desperately. I dare you to read the first chapter and not be hooked." International bestseller, M.J. Rose
"Melissa Foster is a wonderful connector of readers and books, a friend of authors, and a tireless advocate for women. She is the real deal"--Author Jennie Shortridge
HAVE NO SHAME (New York Times & USA Today Bestseller)
SLOPE OF LOVE (USA Today Bestseller) SEASIDE HEARTS (USA Today Bestseller)
TRACES OF KARA
2013 Dan Poynter's Global eBook Award, Gold Medal Winner (Thriller) 2013 Dan Poynter's Global eBook Award, Bronze Medal Winner (Suspense)
MEGAN'S WAY 2011 Beach Book Award Winner (Spirituality) 2011 Readers Favorite Awards, Winner (Fiction/Drama), Finalist (Women's Fiction) 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Finalist (Spirituality) 2011 New England Book Festival, Honorable Mention (Spirituality)
CHASING AMANDA 2011 Readers Favorite Awards, Winner (Paranormal), Finalist, (Women's Fiction, Mystery) 2011 Dan Poynter's Global eBook Awards, Winner, (Paranormal) Top 10 Books of 2011, Pixel of Ink Amazon Top 100 75+ Days running Indie Reader's Bestselling List That Counts (8 weeks) Top Books of 2011, The Write Agenda
COME BACK TO ME 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, Finalist, 2012 Readers Favorite Awards, Finalist 2012 Kindle Book Review Best Indie Books Award, Finalist 2011 Dan Poynter's Global Ebook Awards, Finalist Top 5 Must Read Books of 2011, IndieReader Top Ten Books of 2011, Tea Time With Marce IndieReader Best Reviewed Books of 2011, Huffington Post Perez Hilton’s Recommended List, 2011