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Publisher's Summary

The Remingtons are a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger Love in Bloom series.

In Slope of Love....

Olympic gold medalist skiers Jayla Stone and Rush Remington have been best friends for years. They've seen each other at their best and worst and have kept each other's secrets without fail. Only there's one secret Rush has kept close to his chest. After months of introspection, Rush realizes he's been filling his bed but not tending to his heart. He's changed his womanizing ways, and the only woman who can fill his heart has been right by his side all this time.

Years of intimate conversations and the sharing of hopes and dreams collide when Rush reveals his secret, and one toe-curling kiss changes everything between Rush and Jayla. They're no match for the passion that kiss ignites, or the pull of true love. But being Rush's best friend means knowing all about his revolving bedroom door - and Jayla has a secret of her own that could jeopardize her career and her relationship with Rush. Even their love may not be enough to overcome Rush's past or secure Jayla's future.

©2017 Melissa Foster (P)2017 Melissa Foster

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Rush and Jayla- down the ski slope of love

Another great book by Melissa Foster. The narration by B.J. Harrison, who has a great voice, was pleasant to listen to. It’s nice to hear it from a male perspective even though he was reading Melissa’s words. He brought the book to life in his own way.

Rush Remington and Jayla Stone are both Olympic Skiers and have been friends since their early teenage years. It was nice seeing this friendship move along to something more. It was as if they were both sowing their oats and finally realized that they loved each other in the “more then friends category” As with all Melissa’s books, there were twist and turns at unexpected times Thank goodness for my HEA!!!

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A Rush of Emotions

WOW!!! Another GREAT 'Love In Bloom' Book!! The Friendship between Rush & Jayla is one of those PRICELESS pieces of your life that you wish to experience with anyone...and to find that in someone you can eventually marry...to be a lover & a best friend...That is seriously Once in a Lifetime!!

It was tough to navigate from friends to lovers...and Melissa was able to capture that into words and we felt every word that was written through BJ's narration!!

Keep it up Melissa & BJ...we LOVE these guys!!!

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This book brings the Fire and Ice

I loved this friends to lovers story. Rush and Jayla have been best friends since she was 13. They are both Olympic skiers who are helping at a ski clinic for kids while training for their last race of the season. Rush sees it as a week to have Jayla to himself so they can just hang out but Jayla brings her boyfriend Marcus and feels the opportunity is dead.

Jayla is dealing with shoulder issues but is determined to compete in the final race of the season. She is trying to concentrate on her shoulder and the race. She finally decides it is time to cut Marcus loose which makes Rush very happy. As they spend time together their feelings for one another surface and they finally tell each other how they really feel about one another.

This book gave me the feels. I loved getting to re visit with characters from other LIB books. The narrator was so good that he made the story flow nicely and quickly. I hated getting out of my car because I wanted to keep listening.

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Adored Slope of Love by Melissa Foster!

I always want to start by saying that I always enjoy Melissa Foster books, and even better when BJ Harrison narrates the story.

I have been a big fan of friends to lovers stories, because there are definitely quite a few different ways that the author can take the story. Rush and Jayla have been friends for a long time, and life as a playboy has worked quite well for Rush. Until he realizes that it's time to change his ways.

The book was really enjoyable, and I always love when old characters make appearances in other books.

Both characters have some big secrets that they are trying to reveal to one another. Will they be able to survive these changes together and find their HEA? You have to listen to find out!

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An enjoyable story to keep you hooked...

Slope of Love is book four in the Love in Bloom: The Remingtons series. Jayla and Rush have been the best of friends for years. But one day things change for Rush. He realizes she is the one for him, but can he convince her? Jayla has a secret that just might get in the way. Their story was magical, their chemistry spilling off the page. I really enjoyed this story and narrator. I highly recommend it.

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Can See Listening To This More Than Once

I loved that the author took the time to include a "Note To Readers" that set up the reader/listener for this book.

I'm not going to gush about Mr. Harrison but he is perfect as the narrator for Ms. Foster's books. The way he talks to us, just has me sitting back and relaxing while I listen to what he has to say. If I'm out working in the yard he helps in getting me to forget how hot it is and how I wish it was winter so that I could sit with a cup of hot chocolate as I listen to this story.

In this latest story our main characters are two competitive skiers. They also happen to be friends. Jayla had me frustrated. There were times where I wanted to yell at her. There were times where I'd let out a snarky laugh. It was interesting to watch Rush come to realize certain things. It was a pleasure to watch them to go from the love of friendship to the love between a man and a woman. They made me anticipating when the next Winter Olympics comes around but I don't know that I can wait until 2022. Maybe I'll have to see if I can find anything that shows the events from February. Otherwise my other choice would be to visit Vail Colorado but I'm no snow bunny. And somehow I can't picture myself sitting outside in a pile of snow listening to Slope Of Love.

This book helps me forget that and let the characters take me to a winter wonderland instead. This is a book that I wouldn't mind having both the book copy and the audio copy. I've heard Mr. Harrison enough that as I read I would probably hear him talking to me in my head. I find myself smiling from beginning to end, maybe let out a laugh or two, and forgetting any bad things that may have happened during the day. It also gets me to relax and just enjoy a romantic story. I can't wait to have more from this series, from this narrator and more importantly from Ms. Foster.

I voluntarily reviewed an Audiobook copy of this book.

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Friends to lovers

Rush and Jayla are Olympic skiers and have been best friends for years. Rush has been known as a playboy, but after a comment from his brother Rush realizes he's in love with his best friend.

Jayla has been in love with Rush for years and has never said anything to him. She has finally decided it's time to move on and get over her feelings for him.

I absolutley loved Rush and Jayla together and enjoyed seeing their friendship grow into something more.

I enjoyed Slope of Love, by reading it and by listening to it. B.J. Harrison has a voice that is easy to listen to and makes the story come to life.

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Best Friends make the best partners

This was a wonderful book, it was chalk full of steamy romance along the journey. Here we meet Rush and Jayla, two best friends who through thick and thin are always there for one another. Only as time passes they cannot deny their true passion for each other. This book was narrated by none other than BJ Harrison who once again nails it page after page. It's hard to believe he can pull off each character but time after time he does just that. I know when he's telling the story I'm going to be sucked in and made to be part of the action. The book was one I just adored and didn't want to stop listening, I was almost sad for it to end but just enjoyed the adventure in love along the way. This is a must read...or in this case a must listen to.

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Love Rush

How can you not love a hunky Remington? This story is a friends to lovers and so much more story. Rush and Jayla have been skiing together for 15 years, both in love with the other, but neither willing to explore the relationship until now. This was a great story especially with all of their history. I loved imagining the pictures that were taken before every competition. They know everything about each other, except how the other feels about them.

BJ Harrison did a fabulous job narrating this story. He brought life and images to the story with his telling. I loved hearing his new characters of Jace and the guys at the nightclub. He does a mean southern drawl and I hope to hear more of it in future books.

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Friends to Lovers

This is a friends to lovers story. I love the story of Rush and Jayla. This is a realistic and sweet love story, well written. The narration was great and easy to listen. I enjoyed my listening. I received this free review copy audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Jo Venison
  • 01-18-18

A fabulous read

I love stories about friends who after time, realise that they are so much more. This is the case of Rush and Jayla.

Rush and Jayla met as teens and grew up together on the competitive skiing circuit, becoming best friends. Now as adults, the each realise that perhaps they are so much more. Each of them must overcome obstacles to make peace with this, before they can give in to their emotions.

This story follows so well and you find yourself wanting them to just hurry and realise that they belong together. This is one if my favourite Melissa Foster stories.

Yet another fabulous tale :)

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  • katiemay
  • 10-16-17

Love on the slopes

Jayla and Rush have been best friends forever. That all changes on the ski slopes of Colorado. Unbeknown to each other they realise that they have feelings for each other. After breaking up with her boyfriend, Rush makes his move. Jayla is not sure that he is for real.but he wins her round. Another great listening book, love the narration from BJ Harrison.