5 STARS! “A total page turner that grips at your heart strings.” - Gayle Pace, Book Reviewer
5 STARS! “I loved it! I was so drawn in from the first page…so romantic…and perfect.” - A. P. Bullard, Triskele Reviews
5 STARS! “A gripping and quick read. A weekend page turner.” - Review Girl
5 STARS! "Forbidden" is an intelligent and well-crafted masterpiece that thoroughly deserves five stars indeed!” - Adisha Kariyawasam
When Lady Eleanor Sotheby unexpectedly enters the life of Jayne Clark, a 23-year old waitress from Wichita, Kansas, Jayne's world is turned upside down. Not only is she welcomed into a family that she never knew, but she is thrust headlong into the highest strata of European society. Nothing is too grand in the fairy tale lives of the uber-rich--the spectacular seaside villas, the sleek, chauffeured limousines, the outrageously expensive designer clothes. When Jayne plays her part and learns to fit into this new world, she meets Robert Astor, the man of her dreams. But her feelings for Robert are forbidden. Jayne's heady new life begins to unravel into a dark web of deceit, domination and greed...and she ultimately finds herself confronting an evil that truly has no limits.
Fans of Sidney Sheldon and Jackie Collins will enjoy this book.
KEYWORDS: free book, freebie, free ebook, clean romance, free promotion, romantic suspense, romantic thriller, mystery romance, modern romance, Mary Stewart classic romantic suspense, traditional romantic suspense, woman-in-jeopardy, amateur detective, women sleuth, womens fiction action adventure, international mystery thriller, second chance romance, travel thriller mystery, mystery romance, dark romantic suspense, second chance romance, friends to lovers, first love, childhood sweethearts, beach vacation romance, Hitchcock, Nora Roberts, Victoria Holt, Anya Seton, Daphne du Maurier, Mary Stewart, forbidden love, forbidden relationship, forbidden sex, top ten romantic suspense, best romantic suspense, best romantic thriller, Cinderella, like Cinderella, france, exotic location, exotic romance, millionaire romance, British Royal Family, British Royalty, scandal, tabloid scandal, paparazzi, upper class romance, elite romance, Paris, travel romance, high society romance, wedding, pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, abortion, secret abortion, unwed mother, secret baby, secret pregnancy, secret abortion, love child, illicit affair, murder, revenge, vengeance, BDSM, call girl, mistress, seductress, domina, dominatrix, MP, House of Lords, England, UK, drugs, heroin, cocaine, abuse, beating, prostitute, prostitution, pimp, Manhattan, New Jersey, Kansas, Wichita, China
About the author
Mike Wells is an American bestselling author of over 20 "unputdownable" thriller and suspense novels, including Lust, Money & Murder and Passion, Power & Sin. He is also known for his young adult books, such as The Mysterious Disappearance of Kurt Kramer, The Wrong Side of the Tracks, and Wild Child, which are used by English teachers in high schools and colleges worldwide. Formerly a screenwriter, Wells has a fast-paced, cinematic writing style. His work is often compared to that of the late Sidney Sheldon, with strong and inspiring female heroes, tightly-written scenes, engaging action/dialogue, and numerous plot twists. He currently lives in Europe and has taught in the Creative Writing program at the University of Oxford.
Almost as soon as Devika Fernando could write, she imagined stories and poems. After finishing her education in Germany and returning to her roots in Sri Lanka, she got a chance to turn her passion into her profession. Having lived in Germany and in Sri Lanka with her husband has made her experience the best (and the worst) of two totally different worlds – something that influences her writing. Her trademark is writing sweet, yet deeply emotional romance stories where the characters actually fall in love instead of merely falling in lust. What she loves most about being an author is the chance to create new worlds and send her protagonists on a journey full of ups and downs that will leave them changed. She draws inspiration from everyone and everything in life. Besides being a romance novelist, she works as a self-employed German web content writer, as a translator, and as a faithful servant to all the cats, dogs, fish and birds in her home. When she’s not writing, she’s reading or thinking about writing.