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Best Friend's Sister

(Slade Brothers #5)

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4.35  ·  Rating details ·  798 ratings  ·  233 reviews
We weren’t destined to be together, in fact we were strictly forbidden.

The moment my eyes land on my brother’s best friend, my childhood crush comes flooding back.
If I was still the good little girl he remembered, I’d tell him exactly who I am.
Instead, I only have one thing on my mind—showing him exactly the kind of woman I’ve become.

I’ve screwed up so many times in my lif
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Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 238 pages
Published August 3rd 2020
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BP34
Jul 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the fifth and last book in the Slade Brothers Series but can be read as a standalone. This is the youngest brother, Hudson's story. I haven't read all the other books in the series and I did not feel confused reading this book. A great story that was well written with well-developed characters and an engaging storyline. He was the elusive brother since he was away on deployment most of the time. Hudson & Deven will grab your heart in this story of forbidden love. Heartwarming and emotion ...more
Nova
Aug 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I am voluntarily reviewing an advanced reader copy of this book.

Devin can not believe her luck when her childhood crush and her big brothers best friend Hudson walked into the bar, she’s sure he doesn’t recognise her, long gone is the little girl he once knew. It’s her one chance to seduce him and she’s not missing out on that, it’s a brief interlude in the life that she has created for herself. She back in her hometown after her mother sends her away, saying she tried to seduce her boyfriend i
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Cheryl   Graham-Petit
Jul 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is the fifth book in the Slade Brothers series by Alexis Winter. This forbidden romance story is well written and packed with a bit of drama, strong attraction, misunderstandings, secrets, explosive chemistry, suspense, betrayal, hot scenes, and a HEA.

I volunteered to review an advance reader copy of this book.
Nancy
Aug 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Running to Love

Family is everything to the Slade brothers. While each one has pushed boundaries in the journey to affirm his goals and dreams, each has found out that ultimately, his explorations of career, life and self, have led each brother back home to Colorado, to settle on the family land, and for some, to even step back into the family business—a brewery and more recently, a distillery. Hudson Slade, the youngest brother who enlisted in the military out of high school, has finally returne
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anita_thebookaddict
ARC was given by Author throughout Booksprout.
My review is given completely voluntarily. Best Friend's Sister by Alexis Winter this is book 5 in the Slade Brothers series.
Rating 5⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Heat 🔥🔥
Ohhh this was so good she did it again 👏 I've absolutely been loving this series Alexis Winter has thrown everything under the sick at us during this series, each book has had it's own special topic. This one wasn't any different it's about leaving the military too soon, and falling in love with your best f
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Isabel Debono
Aug 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
What a great story with very engaging characters.
This is book 5 of a series but can be read as a stand alone.
Hudson and Devon will captivate you with their tale of forbidden love
This book was a definite page turner.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Cynthia
Jul 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a good read, a small town romance that involves a man who no longer serves in the military and a woman who seems to have her own amount of mess ups. Their chemistry is hot and it was hard to put the book down. I strongly recommend this book.

☆☆Hannah☆☆
Aug 02, 2020 rated it liked it
I read an ARC copy of this.

This was a good read. Hudson comes back home and the first night he sleeps with Deven. She lied about her name so he was surprised by who she really was. Of course they fall in love and the brother finds out. Thankfully in the end everything works out and they get their happy ending.
Vikki Vaught
Aug 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
My Musings

What a great romance. The characters are vibrant and the plot is original. Seven has a few rough edges, and Hudson is the perfect guy to smooth them. This book has an awesome ending, and the author wraps up the series with a big bow. Happy ☺reading 📚!
Jennifer
Jul 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ms. Alexis Winter has just impressed me with this impossible to put down installment to the Slade Brothers. 

Best Friend's Sister focuses on Hudson and Deven, his best friend, Brad's, Sister.  Returning from the Military is not an easy thing to adjust to and as Hudson finds his way, it leads him to the beautiful Deven.

Deven has returned to her home town to begin her life over, away from a horrific situation, and is temporarily staying with her older Brother, Brad.

Discover what happens when thes
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Tammy
Aug 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is the 5th book in the series and it can be read as a stand-alone. Deven sees her brother’s best friend Hudson in a bar he doesn’t recognize her and she gives him a different name. Sparks fly and the share a steamy night together. However, she is surprised when she visits her brother’s place and learns that Hudson is his new roommate. Can they stay away from each other or will their relationship hurt her brother. Fast-paced with loads of drama, twists and turns and amazing chemistry. I real ...more
Book
Jul 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
romance behind his back

This book was very entertaining to read.
Had to laugh at parts of it and then teared up at other parts.
Hudson hooked up with Deven in the most obvious place for a small town.
She has always had a crush on Hudson while growing up and Hudson did not recognize her as his friends little sister.
The first time together was earth shattering for both Deven and Hudson.
The second time meeting Deven was after he already promised Brad he would move into the other bedroom in the apartmen
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MzAnn
Nov 04, 2020 rated it liked it
A Little Disappointed

First, I didn't like Deven...at all. To me, she was a liar and a schemer. She kept referring to herself as an adult, as a woman (even though she was just 18 years old), but how many "women" use fake ID's and mislead guys by using their middle names (because they know that using their real first names would blow their cover)? She had sex with Hudson, knowing full well who he was, and knowing full well that her didn't recognize her.

Hudson Slade returned home after being honora
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Kitten
Nov 16, 2020 rated it did not like it
DNF @ 25%

This trope is one of my favourites but I can't for the sake of it like the way this book is written. The dialogue just doesn't do it for me and I know it'll be a 1/2 star book. I don't feel the chemistry between the main leads and it just feels a little forced.
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A.B. Shepherd
Oct 03, 2020 rated it it was ok
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Jennifer Mangum
Jul 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Best Friend’s Sister is the 5th and final book in the Slade Brothers series. Before reading this book, I actually went back and read all of the other books in the series- you in no way have to do this, as it can be read as a stand alone, but getting to know all the other Slade brothers and get more insight to some of the storyline can definitely be beneficial.

This book is about Hudson Slade- who is the youngest Slade brother that has been away in the military and Deven “Danielle” Olsen, who is
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Debbie
Aug 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I received a free ARC copy in exchange for a honest review.

This is first book I have read by Alexis Winter but it definitely won't be the last. Being book 5 in the series I was a little worried that I might lose something not reading the prior 4 books. This definitely wasn't the case. The series is about each of the 5 brothers each finding love.

In book 5, Best Friend's Sister, we meet the final Slade brother Hudson. The woman he wants most in the world is the one he promises his best friend, Bra
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Frances Hernandez
Jul 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Kathleen
Jul 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
I received an ARC in exchange for my honest review.

This is the story of the youngest Slade brother. I have enjoyed this entire series, and this last installment did not disappoint!!
Hudson has just been honorably discharged from the service and comes back to his hometown. He’s unsure of what he wants to do with his future, but he is happy to be near his family again. If he wants it, there is a job waiting for him at the family brewery and a plot of land for him to build a home. Until he knows wha
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Reading to Stay Awake
Aug 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I'll start this review with a TRIGGER WARNING in relation to the attempted rape scenes of which there are two. They are contextual to the story and not graphic but some may, understandably, find them a problem.

This is my first Alexis Winter book and I will be adding them to my permanent reading list for the future. The style of writing suited me, the pace of the story was good with it not being just about the two main characters; there were sub-plots going on with the support cast who have obvi
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Jo Ellen Colo
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Once I started reading this book. I couldn't hardly put it down. It was steamy from the beginning and just kept getting better. This book brought out a lot of emotions for me. It had me excited, upset, laughing, swooning, and emotional.
Hudson comes home from being discharged from the military and goes back he grew up and his family to figure out the next chapter of his life. Enter Deven his best friends younger sister (who has had a crush on Hudson since she was in Elementry school) and his bes
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Celeste
Aug 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is a likeable book about the youngest Slade brother. I have really enjoyed this series, and this book really delivers on the hot romance between Hudson Slade and Deven Olsen, baby sister to Hudson’s best friend Brad. When Hudson is discharged from the military, he decides to come back home to get his head right and decide what he wants to do with his life. His first night home he goes to the local watering hole for a beer, when the most gorgeous, sexy woman walks in and approaches him. She ...more
Sandy
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The last of the Slade brothers finally returns home after leaving the military ready to settle into civilian life. Hudson doesn't know what he wants to do with his life but his decision doesn't need to be made any time soon. Devon walks into a bar and sees Hudson who was her older brother's friend when they lived in the same town. She crushed on him when she was eight and never thought she'd get a night with him. She introduces herself using her middle name since he doesn't recognize her. After ...more
Lynn Powers
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Hudson is the youngest of the 5 Slade brothers and has just returned home after his military discharge. He doesn’t want to put out his family so he decides to move in to an apartment with a former high school friend, Brad, who had moved away years ago and had now returned. The night before he moved he went alone to a bar and hooked up with a girl he met, Daisy, and had sex in his truck. The next day when he moved in with Brad he discovered that Daisy was Devon, Brad’s 18 year old sister who was ...more
Joane
Aug 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
After Hudson is honorary discharged form the army he isn't sure what to do with his life upon returning to his home town. After an enjoyable night upon his return he never though he would meet his one night stand again. Deven has had a crush on Hudson since she was a little girl. Since Hudson doesn';t remember her and she is already doing something she shouldn't be doing she decides to enjoy her night. Hudson is offered the chance to get out of his brother place and is going to live with his chi ...more
Amy
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a great read by Alexis Winter and its book 5 in the Slade Brothers series. If you enjoy steamy forbidden romance you will love this story. Hudson has come home after an honorable discharge from the military and on his first night home he meets a beautiful young woman. The attraction is instant and they hook up. The next day he goes to meet with his buddy about moving in the spare bedroom. He is shocked when his best friend's little sister shows up and it's the girl from last night. Deve ...more
Raecharmed
Aug 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Hudson is back home after being honorably discharged from the military. He isn't sure what to do next and he wants to give his brother and sister-in-law some alone time so he goes to a local bar. Deven walks into the bar and immediately notices Hudson. He makes his way over to her and when she realizes that he doesn't remember her she uses her middle name to introduce herself. They end up in his truck hooking up before the night is over. However the next day Hudson gets a surprise when he goes o ...more
WoWZAme13
Jul 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
I liked this book. I enjoyed it enough I went ahead and bought books 1-4 to add to my library. I want to read about the rest of the Slade Brothers. They all seem so great in this book, I definitely wanted more.

Hudson is the ultimate hot guy, add in the manners and the ALPHA attitude and you’ve pushed all my feel good buttons. He was absolutely easy to fall for.

Deven is your typical troubled girl who wants to be better. She knows what she wants and she’s going to take it. Consequences be damned.
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Kiyomi
Aug 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Book 5 and just as good as the rest! Love the Slade brothers! I can't even pick a favorite anymore! Two lost people searching for their place. After an earlier than expected, honorable discharge from the military, Hudson is back home, but it doesn't feel like home. Not until he spots a hottie walking into the bar. Deven has been crashing at her brother's as she tries to get her life on track. After a rough upbringing and a slew of bad decisions, she is tired of everyone looking at her like an ir ...more
Nathathida Atirekasâra
Aug 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Lately I read a lot of Best friend's sibling romances that their friends are reasonable so I enjoy reading this trope more than the past. But I didn't enjoy reading this book as I thought. First, I think Deven's age is too young... I know I know that she has been through a lot and be more mature than her age. I even think sometime she is more mature than Hudson but still. Second, I don't impress by the author describes her looks. Well, I get the idea that she is sexy but reading Hudson tells his ...more
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Alexis Winter is a contemporary romance author who loves to share her steamy stories with the world. She specializes in sexy billionaires, cocky alphas, brooding bad boys and the women they love. 

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