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Lovers at Heart, Reimagined

Love in Bloom: The Bradens, Book 1
Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
Series: Love in Bloom, Book 4, The Bradens, Book 1
Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
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Hear the magic of New York Times best selling author Melissa Foster's stories, and discover why millions of followers have fallen in love with the Bradens.

Treat Braden wasn't looking for love when Max Armstrong walked into his Nassau resort, but he saw right through the efficient and capable facade she wore like a shield to the sweet, sensual woman beneath. One magnificent evening together sparked an intense connection, and for the first time in his life, Treat wanted more than a casual affair. But something caused Max to turn away, and now, after weeks of unanswered phone calls and longing for the one woman he cannot have, Treat is going back to his family's ranch to try to finally move on.

A chance encounter brings Treat and Max together again, and it turns into a night of intense passion and honesty. When Max reveals her secret, painful past, Treat vows to do everything within his power to win Max's heart forever - including helping her finally face her demons head-on.

Within the Love in Bloom big-family contemporary romance collection, you'll find fiercely loyal heroes and smart, empowered women on their search for true love. They're flawed, funny, and easy to relate to. Characters from each series appear in future Love in Bloom books. All Love in Bloom books may be listened to as stand-alone novels or as part of the larger series, so dive right in and enjoy the steamy ride to your happily-ever-after. 

Love in Bloom Big-Family Romance Collection:

Snow Sisters

The Bradens (at Weston)

The Bradens (at Trusty)

The Bradens (at Peaceful Harbor)

The Bradens (at Pleasant Hill)

The Remingtons

The Ryders

Seaside Summers

Bayside Summers

Wild Billionaires After Dark

Bad Billionaires After Dark

Tru Blue and The Whiskeys

Harborside Nights

The perfect book for the beach for fans of Susan Mallery, Linda Lael Miller, Maisy Yates, and other big-family, small-town romance fans. The Bradens billionaires are wealthy and loyal, and you're guaranteed to enjoy a loving happily ever after.  

©2018 Melissa Foster (P)2018 Melissa Foster

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  • Ashley Hedden
  • 17-02-2019

Great Read

Lovers at Heart was a great read by Melissa Foster. Treat and Max have a past that has continued to follow them. They now have a chance encounter that brings them together agin. Only this time all they need is honesty. I absolutely loved reading Treat and Max's story and can't wait to read more Braden's stories.

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  • Michelle Pierce
  • 30-07-2020

Love this couple!

I fell in love with the original ‘Lovers at Heart’ where we met the ever so charming, good looking and debonair, Treat Braden and fell in love with both he and Max Armstrong. I really enjoyed listening to this updated and reimagined version by Melissa Foster. I enjoyed the backstory on their time in Nassau and I really liked how they talked about their problems and what was going on and worked through everything. I also liked meeting some new friends along the way and we also heard from some of our friends from other books. Another great story from Melissa Foster. I listened to this great story as an audiobook narrated by Andi Arndt and Sebastian York. I have heard great things about this narrating duo, and they did not disappoint. They both did a great job in their narration and in my personal opinion, Sebastian York has this quality to his voice that I could listen to all day, I also thought he did a great job of narrating Hal Braden. I will definitely listen to more audiobooks by this duo.

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  • AMcCrary
  • 15-07-2020

I’m totally hooked!!

I am finishing a book a day! So enamored with The Snows and now The Bradens. Wonderful stories.

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  • Chrissy B (Books with Chrissy)
  • 04-07-2020

Fun Rom Com

This is a fun romantic comedy. I loved meeting the Braden clan, and hope to be able to read more of their books soon. I loved Max, she was a vary relatable character. Treat is a man most women dream of, sweet, caring, loving, and gorgeous.

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  • carvanz
  • 23-06-2020

Looove this!

Audiobook: Narrators - Andi Arndt and Sebastian York

What an absolutely incredible job this pair of narrators did performing this story! From the very beginning I was pulled in and totally captivated by both of their voices. It got to where I was so lost in the story that I failed to really noticed when the narrators changed which is not necessarily a voice things as it is a “Gah, I’m looving this!” thing.


I enjoyed the original trilogy of Love in Bloom but holy heck, I’m infatuated with The Bradens!!! Max and Treat were perfect together! While Max was struggling with issues from her past, Treat was the most PERFECT hero ever in the way he was so very careful with her. He made sure that he communicated openly regarding certain topics (don’t want to spoil it) and that helped Max to move forward. I couldn’t love Treat more than I do after his treatment of Max.

This has more emotional drama than anything else, but it never dragged the story down and it wasn’t necessarily a tissue fest. Filled with heart, a bit of wit, and some wonderful secondary characters, this was my favorite of the Love in Bloom series even as the first in The Bradens. Can’t wait to listen to future books!

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  • G C
  • 22-05-2020

I LOVED IT!

I loved it! The narration was excellent! The author did an excellent job with the character builds and plot. I have read so many of Melissa Foster's books and love her writing style! I look forward to reading the next book in this series! I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Katie
  • 11-05-2020

The most touching Melissa Foster book yet.........

Lovers at Heart, Reimagined is the most touching and heartfelt book by Melissa Foster that I have read to date. The book features Max Armstrong and Treat Braden, both of whom series listeners will remember from the Snow Sisters Trilogy. Max is the personal assistant to a film festival owner, and Treat is a successful resort developer, but they develop a professional friendship over the phone. However, when they meet in person for the first time, both are astounded by their instant chemistry. Of course, with a Foster book, the course to love can't proceed that smoothly, and a misunderstanding leaves them both angry and disillusioned...at least temporarily.

Max is so strong and formidable on the outside, but she secretly hides a fragile and delicate heart underneath all that armor. Thankfully, despite much resistance on Max's end, Treat refuses to let her go without a fight. He woos and seduces her with incredible patience, kindness and support. I found myself crying for Max several times during the story, but that just made the happily ever after so much sweeter when it arrived. This book was not in anyway sad; it just made me feel so much that I fluctuated between a goofy grin and ugly tears throughout. If you are looking for a sweet yet beautifully sexy romance with the usual deep thread of family relations present in all of Foster's work, Lover at Heart is the perfect choice.

I had previously listened to this book narrated by BJ Harrison, and, although he is a fantastic narrator, I must admit that I enjoyed the dual narration team of Andi Arndt and Sebastian York even more. All of these narrators are incredibly talented, but the chemistry between Arndt and York equaled or exceeded that between Max and Treat. With York and Arndt's unique delivery of the characters, I almost felt like I was listening to a brand new story, so that is a treat in itself. I hope Foster decides to reimagine all of her Love in Bloom stories.

I received a copy of this audiobook at my request in exchange for this honest review.

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  • Voracious Book Addict
  • 10-05-2020

Sweet Love Story, a little slow

Lovers at Heart, Reimagined was a sweet (sorta) second chance romance between Treat and Max. These two were adorably sweet and their love was tangible. I found the middle of the story a little slow, but I really loved the ending and Max's journey to find her confidence. The Narration by And Arndt and Sebastian York was wonderful. They put so much emotion into the story and I found it very easy to listen to.

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  • Lynnz
  • 03-05-2020

The start of a Great Series

I received this audiobook free for an honest review. The author did an awesome job with this story. Treat and Max were previously introduced in another series, however, their romance bloomed in this book. After being previously introduced, I couldn't wait to listen to their story. The rich and gorgeous Treat and the shy and work obsessed Max have a love story that delves in to the character and personalities of their relationship. The dynamics between these two is exciting. We all have baggage and Treat is very sensitive and reasonable about his and her history. His with the drama of his large family and her with a college boyfriend experience. The story took off and grabbed the reader/listener and didn't stop until the last word. Couldn't stop listening. I can't say anything about the narrators except that they are two of the best and two of my favorites. So looking forward to continuing this series. Treat has four brothers and a sister and I can't wait to enjoy their experiences.

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  • brisy
  • 27-04-2020

Sweet Treat

Melissa Foster has this way of writing that gives you drama but then snatches it back before it develops into an annoyance. I love that! This book has MC'S with good communication skills that don't react without getting the full story. Chemistry that gives you hot steamy scenes. No mid story breakup. I love all of that and that's this book. No complaints. The narration is flawless. They compliment each other so well because they both give you their A game and you can clearly hear it.

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  • Lisa Dryden
  • 03-07-2020

JUST AS GOOD AS THE ORIGINAL!!!

Lovers at Heart was the first book I read of Melissa's so listening to Lovers at Heart Reimagined was a no brainer and I fell in love with Treat and Max all over again.

Treat will make you melt. After their first initial encounter he is so protective and loving with Max, enough to make any girl swoon right? He falls in love with Max hard and fast and will do anything to make it up to her after their initial encounter goes wrong.

Max has been hurt badly in the past and as much as she wants to fall she is scared and it takes time and patience by Treat and a little bit of fate for them to get their HEA.

Lovers at Heart Reimagined is just as brilliant as it's original and enhanced the love between Treat and Max with the changes made giving us more insight into their relationship. I listened to this book in in one sitting as I couldn't stop.

It was also great to catch up with the other Braden siblings and makes me want to re-read and listen to all the Weston Braden books/audiobooks again, actually every book/audiobook in the Love in Bloom series if I am honest.

This audiobook is highly recommended, as is all Melissa's audiobooks!

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  • Fee
  • 21-12-2019

Lovers at Heart

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Lovers at Heart, Reimagined by Melissa Foster (Love in Bloom: The Bradens) I have a confession to make, I have not read Treat and Max’s original story, so how this is re-imagined I am not sure, but one thing I am sure off is that this is a truly heartwarming story of second chances by the very talented Melissa Foster.
Her Love in Bloom universe is immense and each book is different but all have characters that are real, relatable and easy to fall for.

Lovers at Heat is an emotional ride for Treat Braden and Max Armstrong. They shared a magical evening together and the day after based on a misunderstanding Max ran from Treat and he has been longing for her every since. Six months later Treat heads back home to his father ranch and family and a chance meeting sees him bump into Max! The desire he felt for all this time bubbles to the surface and he is determined not to let her run away again.

Max has been betrayed in the past and never in a million years did she expect to fall hard for Treat – a man who could have any woman on earth by the way, but he chose her. But her past insecurity and betrayal caused her to run, and Treat had no idea just what he had done.

Once they finally get together again, and Max explains her past, Treat tells her about his own betrayal and proves that he is nothing like her ex.

This is one emotional story for Max, and I absolutely loved every moment of it from the first to last page, I loved how they were together and how above all love prevails no matter what happens.

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I was bit unsure of Sebastian York at first as his voice felt a tad emotionless to start with and slightly monotone, but as the chapters went on his voice grew with the story. I enjoyed the dual voices of Sebastian and Andi, which really brought the characters to life.