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Destined for Love Audiobook

Destined for Love: Love in Bloom, Volume 5 (The Bradens, Book 2)

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Rex Braden is wealthy, hard-working, and fiercely loyal. Sweat at his brow, he works the family ranch by day, then kicks back at night with part time lovers who require nothing more than his physical presence a few times each week. But that was before. Before Jade Johnson, the daughter of the man his father has been feuding with for over 40 years, moves back into town.

After ditching a horrific relationship - and her veterinary practice in the process - Jade Johnson returns to the safety of her small hometown and finally finds her footing. That is...until her horse is injured and Rex Braden comes to her rescue. The last thing she needs is a bull-headed, too-handsome-for-his-own-good Braden complicating her life.

Despite the angry family history, sparks fly between Rex and Jade, and attitudes follow. Fifteen years of stifled, forbidden love stirs a surge of passion too strong for either to deny - and the rebel in each of them rears its powerful head. Loyalties are tested, and relationships are strained. Rex and Jade are about to find out if true love really can conquer all.

©2014 Melissa Foster (P)2014 Melissa Foster

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  • Happyreader
    1/02/15
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    "Awesome story!"

    I loved this book and the one before this. It had the right amount of sex scenes and regular relationship interactions. I will definitely read all the other books in the series.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • JJB
    4/07/17
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    "Sexy Rexy"
    What did you love best about Destined for Love?

    Sexy Rexy......really nothing more needs to be said, but I will. You will fall in love with this cowboy. It's every cowboy fantasy I've ever had, just wish he was real. <br/>Jade is a feisty force of nature. They are prefect for each other. <br/>Their families have been feuding for years and it's forbidden for them to be together. Will their love win out or will their loyalty to their families. You will have to read or listen to find out. You won't regret it. <br/>The narration by BJ is amazing as always. He has the perfect voice for this. His inflection is timed perfectly.


    Which character – as performed by B.J. Harrison – was your favorite?

    Hal. I love the head of the family.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Angie M.
    Kansas
    31/05/17
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    "Sexy Rexy + Jade = A win for Melissa Foster"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Destined for Love to be better than the print version?

    Yes and no. I love creating my own images when reading the print version of a book, but I also enjoy the images invoked when listening to a book! Either way it is a great story!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Destined for Love?

    Hal walking into the barn when Jade was working with Hope.


    Have you listened to any of B.J. Harrison’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have listened to all of the previous Love in Bloom series books and have grown to truly enjoy B.J. He does a great job of differentiating voice between characters, despite being the single voice of all.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Even a family feud cannot defeat this attraction


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Renee
    GLENDALE, AZ, United States
    30/04/17
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    "A solid five-star listen/read."

    I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audio-book by the author, narrator, or publisher.

    Loyal to a fault, money to burn, handsome as all get out, and yet, one of the loneliest men you will ever know. Sexy Rexy is an understatement, but I love the nickname given to him by Jade Johnson’s best friend. This book is so good, I don’t even know where to start. I love how these books continually pull me into their world.

    Rex Braden and Jade Johnson have been attracted to each other since they were kids, but a feud between their fathers has kept them apart for years. Jade eventually moved away to go to college and become a top notch vet, while Rex stayed behind on his family’s ranch in Colorado to help his widowed father run it. He never regretted his choice to honor his father’s wishes and stay away from ‘the Johnson girl’, until Jade returned home after a bad break-up and they discover their feelings for one another have been way more than puppy love all along.

    Before long, it’s evident that ignoring each other is not an option. Neither of them know the exact circumstances of the feud between their families and neither of them wants to break their fathers’ hearts. They agree to date clandestinely until they can come up with a way to break through the barriers between the two families. The problem with this plan is that there are too many Bradens and they are all too smart, as well as the fact that Jade’s mother also knows her daughter very well. There’s a rough road ahead for Jade and Rex, and there is no smooth sailing for them.

    Melissa Foster’s characters always draw me into their stories, but Rex and Jade literally tore their way into my heart. B.J. Harrison does an excellent job narrating, as always. I’m not sure what I will do if/when this series ends, these characters are all like family to me now. If you love Melissa’s writing, as I do, you will not want to miss this audio-book/book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • JenL
    20/04/17
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    "Sexy Rexy tames the wild mare!"

    Be still my heart! Rex Braden has a big heart underneath that big brawny cowboy exterior. I read this book a few years ago and recently got the opportunity to review the audiobook as well. This is one of Melissa's books that I loved, kind of a modern day Romeo and Juliet, but with a HEA! I also love Jade as a strong female lead. I don't want to include spoilers, but I particularly love some of the story line including the connection to Rex's mother as I believe in that connection to those we have lost. The narrator as part of the third person is good, but his voice wasn't what I "hear in my head" as reader when he narrates Rex's voice. Overall, I still love the story and enjoyed rediscovering it and listening while I was on vacation!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Shanna Z.
    14/04/17
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    "Family feud no match for true love"

    Rex and Jade's families have been feuding for years but that can't stop the feelings that they have for one another once Jade returns to town. This is yet another well written book by Melissa Foster. That was expertly narrated and easy to listen to on the car rides to work. Can't wait for the next one!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Laura
    13/04/17
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    "Modern time Romeo and Juliet"
    If you could sum up Destined for Love in three words, what would they be?

    Loyalty, Sinful, and Romance


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Rex Braden. He is the embodiment of a Cowboy.


    Have you listened to any of B.J. Harrison’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    This is my 2ND book by B.J. Harrison. I absolutely love to hear his take on character voices. He really makes the listener believe there are different people narrating.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Hearts divided


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kirsten Evans
    12/04/17
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    "Absolutely Destiny"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    If you are one for an AudioBook, I would definitely recommend this to a friend. The narrator gives feeling and inflection to many of the spoken parts to give the listener a sense of being there.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I love the fierceness and loyalty of Jade, though I associate more with Riley.


    What does B.J. Harrison bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Feeling and inflection


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I LOVE all the Braden's so it isn't hard to have extreme reactions. The intimate scenes really affected me as well.


    Any additional comments?

    Read and then went back and listened through. The narration really added to the feel of the book and being able to know everything behind what was going on with Rex and Jade. <br/>Their family loyalties ran deep with both and it was hard to conform to not only their desire for each other but also for the love and respect they each had for their families. In the end, it was WONDERFUL and amazing how their love brought the families back together!! It was great to watch also how the siblings all stood with each other!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Melissa Guerra
    11/04/17
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    "Sizzling and Hot"
    What did you love best about Destined for Love?

    Destined for Love has a long standing family feud which i love to read about. Its your typical Romeo and Juliet story.


    What other book might you compare Destined for Love to and why?

    I can compare this with a modern day Romeo and Juliet. Long standing feud. Two individuals who want love but are hesitant because of family.


    Which character – as performed by B.J. Harrison – was your favorite?

    I loved Jade. She is sassy, strong and independent.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed a lot with the audiobook. The narrator brought a smile to my face with his voice changing for each character. He really made the audio come alive.


    Any additional comments?

    I truly loved the audiobook and cant wait to see what else Melissa Foster has next.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • donna v
    30/03/17
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    "Sexy Rexy"

    I love audio books! BJ Harrison has a great voice and easy to listen too.
    He helps bring one of my favorite Braden books to life. Rex and Jade are right in the middle of there feuding families and in love. Sadly they have to sneak around until Rex has had enough and puts an end to the sneaking and the feud!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Debra McDonald
    21/02/17
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    "Rex and Jade smoking hot!!"

    Having read this book countless times it was great to hear it in audio book. The Love between Rec and Jade comes through powerfully as does the family feud. Definitely one to listen to as the emotions are so powerful.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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