Blog Tour: Tru Blue by Melissa Foster

Posted November 10, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Blog Tour, Book Tour, Books, Entertainment, Giveaway / 2 Comments

Blog Tour: Tru Blue by Melissa Foster

I received this book for free from Xpresso Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Blog Tour: Tru Blue by Melissa FosterTru Blue by Melissa Foster
Published by World Literary Press on November 9th 2016
Genres: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary, New Adult, Contemporary Women
Pages: 300
Format: eBook, Paperback
Source: Xpresso Book Tours
ISBN: 9781941480595
ASIN: B01EZ4017I
Buy on: AmazonBarnes & NobleiBooks
Goodreads
five-stars
four-half-flames

Imagine falling in love with a man, then finding out he was a killer…

TRU BLUE is a sexy stand-alone romance written in the same loving, raw, and emotional voice readers have come to love by New York Times & USA Today bestselling, award-winning author Melissa Foster.

He wore the skin of a killer, and bore the heart of a lover...There's nothing Truman Gritt won't do to protect his family--Including spending years in jail for a crime he didn't commit. When he's finally released, the life he knew is turned upside down by his mother's overdose, and Truman steps in to raise the children she's left behind. Truman's hard, he's secretive, and he's trying to save a brother who's even more broken than he is. He's never needed help in his life, and when beautiful Gemma Wright tries to step in, he's less than accepting. But Gemma has a way of slithering into people's lives and eventually she pierces through his ironclad heart. When Truman's dark past collides with his future, his loyalties will be tested, and he'll be faced with his toughest decision yet.

Review

Tru Blue is a sweet HEA about two people finding love after a difficult upbringing. The story centers around Truman Gritt, an ex-convict mechanic who suddenly finds himself taking care of the brother and sister he never knew he had. After his mother overdoses from drugs, Truman becomes a father to two kids and becoming a father overnight. Luckily for him, he meets Gemma that same night at the local Walmart. Gemma is a businesswoman with a soft spot for children. When she sees Truman struggling to buy supplies for the babies, she can’t help but help the hot stud out. Told from the dual perspectives of Truman and Gemma, readers will enjoy a heartfelt romance.

Of course it’s basically love-at-first-sight, but that didn’t bother me like it usually does. I actually found Truman and Gemma’s relationship to be adorable, and filled with many swoon worthy moments. What I enjoyed most about Tru Blue, was there wasn’t any extra drama popping up to tear the lovers apart. These two characters have enough baggage on their own that adds drama, and I was thankful one of the usual roadblocks (i.e. ex-lover, secrets, etc.) wasn’t thrown in for good measure. This added a level of realism to the relationship that often goes missing in romances.

Another aspect of the story I enjoyed was the Whiskey family. They seemed real interesting, and I can’t wait to read more about them in Melissa Foster’s future novels. Plus, Gemma’s partner, Crystal, was a hoot. I’d love to learn more about her, and by the way she flirted with Bear Whiskey I just may get my wish. Either way, I’ll definitely be checking out Foster’s other romances in the future.

Rating Report
Plot
five-stars
Characters
five-stars
Writing
four-stars
Pacing
five-stars
Overall: 4.8

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Tour Schedule

November 7th
Just Us Book Blog >> Excerpt
A British Bookworm’s Blog >> Review
It’s All About the Romance  >> Interview
Lucia’s Book Reviews >> Review
SofiaLovesReading >> Review

November 8th
FLYLēF Reviews  >> Review
The Silver Dagger Scriptorium >> Spotlight
Ceres Books World >> Review
More Books Than Livros >> Review

November 9th
Romance Novel Giveaways >> Excerpt
Book Sniffers Anonymous >> Review
Love in a Time of Feminism >> Interview
Lady with a Quill >> Review

November 10th
Book Addict  >> Review
WickedGoodReads >> Review
I Was Angelized_1st >> Review
Loves Great Reads >> Excerpt
BooksChatter >> Interview

November 11th
Kendra Loves Books >> Review
Mommys a Book Whore >> Review
Thoughts in Progress >> Guest post
Whoo Gives a Hoot >> Review
sexy vixen reads >> Review

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