Review: Cape Cod Kisses by Bella Andre and Melissa Foster

Posted June 15, 2015 by Annie in Reviews / 6 Comments

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Review: Cape Cod Kisses by Bella Andre and Melissa Foster
Cape Cod Kisses
by Bella Andre, Melissa Foster

4 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: May 6, 2015
Series: Love on Rockwell Island #1
Published by Self Published
Pages: 300
Format: eBook
 

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“If you’re looking for your next summer vacation read, look no further. CAPE COD KISSES has everything you could ever want in the perfect beach read.” ~ Under the Covers

If you’re looking for your next summer vacation read, look no further. CAPE COD KISSES has everything you could ever want in the perfect beach read.

Melissa Foster is not an author I’ve had the pleasure of reading yet so I was thrilled to hear that she was writing something with Bella Andre, who happens to be one of my favorite authors. While I can pick out Andre’s touches here and there throughout the novel, there were enough differences from Andre’s own books that I found in this one that I really enjoyed and I think I can attribute those touches to Foster.

Family is something that Andre’s stresses a lot in her books so it’s really no surprise that the Rockwell family are a tight group. However, that isn’t to say that everything is perfectly fine between them. When their grandfather drops a bomb on them, the Rockwells will have to gather and decide on their next plan of action because now everything lies in her hands. I personally love this touch to the story because it just adds another layer to the romance although I will admit that there are some times when I think it draws away from the romance at times.

Speaking of the romance, Shelley Walters doesn’t actually have any in her life which is the reason she is at the island. In fact, she’s there on her solo honeymoon and when she stumbles upon Quinn Rockwell while a little tipsy, Quinn is unable to lend a helping hand to make sure she gets home safely after her little skinny dipping session.

Quinn and Shelley are absolutely adorable together. I loved reading about them. There are so many sweet moments between them but that is also interspersed with various experiences that focus more on the island and the people who live there. You can tell that Foster and Andre are looking to make this series a long one. So far, five books are already scheduled to be released and I can already see the possibilities with a lot of the characters. Fans of Toni Blake’s Coral Cove series will definitely get a kick out of this one!

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About Melissa Foster

New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author

"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

Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes contemporary romance, new adult, contemporary women's fiction, suspense, 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 Women’s Nest, a social and support community for women, and 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 The Women's Nest or her personal website.

About Bella Andre

New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly Bestselling Author of "The Sullivans" series.

Having sold more than 2.5 million books, Bella Andre’s novels have appeared on Top 5 lists at Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. After signing a groundbreaking 7-figure print-only deal with Harlequin MIRA, Bella’s Sullivan series is being released in paperback in the US, Canada, the UK, and Australia throughout 2013 and 2014.

Known for “sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance” (Publishers Weekly), her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine ”Red Hot Reads” twice, have been translated into nine languages, and her Sullivan books are already Top 20 bestsellers in Brazil. Winner of the Award of Excellence, The Washington Post has called her “One of the top digital writers in America” and she has been featured by NPR, USA Today, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and most recently in TIME Magazine. She has given keynote speeches at publishing conferences from Copenhagen to Berlin to San Francisco, including a standing-room-only keynote at Book Expo America.

If not behind her computer, you can find her reading her favorite authors, hiking, swimming or laughing. Married with two children, Bella splits her time between the Northern California wine country and a 100 year old log cabin in the Adirondacks.

 

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I’m an obsessive makeup junkie and a compulsive reader. I like to call Under the Covers Book Blog my stomping ground, but when I’m not talking about books with my girls, I write New Adult Dystopian and Contemporary Romance under the pen name Ana Jolene (http://www.anajolene.com). I also work as a virtual assistant for authors. You also can find me as a reviewer and columnist for FreshFiction.com.

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Thanks for the review Annie

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ooo glad to find this when it’s just starting out!!

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Get on it! It’s amazing 🙂

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Thank you so much for trying Cape Cod Kisses! I’m so happy you enjoyed it so much. What an amazing review!! You rock XOXO

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Hi, Melissa! I’m thrilled to find a new author to read! Looking forward to exploring more of your books.

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