Forbidden [NOOK Book]

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Roseline Enescue didn't ask to become an Immortal, to have all of the guests at her wedding slaughtered, or be forced into marriage with a man whose lust for blood would one day ignite the vampire legend.

Willing to risk everything for a chance at a normal life, Roseline escapes to America. Terrified her husband Vladimir will find her, Roseline enrolls as a senior in Chicago's elite Rosewood Prep school. Mingling with humans is the last place ...

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Overview

Roseline Enescue didn't ask to become an Immortal, to have all of the guests at her wedding slaughtered, or be forced into marriage with a man whose lust for blood would one day ignite the vampire legend.

Willing to risk everything for a chance at a normal life, Roseline escapes to America. Terrified her husband Vladimir will find her, Roseline enrolls as a senior in Chicago's elite Rosewood Prep school. Mingling with humans is the last place he would look for her.

But her transition into the human world isn't easy. Mortal men flock after her while cutthroat girls plot her demise. Yet Roseline remains relatively unfazed by the petty hysteria until she falters into the arms of Gabriel Marston, reluctant MVP quarterback, unwilling ladies man, sensitive artist in hiding, and blah, blah, blah.

Troubled by the bond that pulls her towards the mortal boy, Roseline tries to ignore him, but Gabriel is persistent. As their lives entwine, Roseline begins to realize that Gabriel is much more than he appears. His ability to toss a football the entire length of the field and grind concrete into dust pales in comparison to the glowing blue cross tattoo that mysteriously appears on his forearms.

Despite the forbidden bond between them, Roseline can't help wondering what Gabriel is: He's not human. He's not Immortal. So just what is he?

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032886068
  • Publisher: Amy Miles
  • Publication date: 11/4/2011
  • Series: Arotas Series , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,784
  • Age range: 13 years
  • File size: 334 KB

Meet the Author

I’ve been a carbaholic since birth and am now hopelessly addicted to frozen Cokes. I mix coleslaw into my KFC mashed potatoes, soak cornbread in my milk and never drink from a straw. I’m not really a big chocolate fan (I know, GASP!) and I want to run a marathon by the time I’m 35. Ok, maybe 40. 45???My one vice in life, apart from cupcakes, is Vera Bradley stores! Why does she have to make sure amazing purses?!?!I’m a world traveler at heart who loves setting insane goals and working to meet them. I adore attending book signings to meet new friends and am trying to overcome my introvert nature. I spend far too much time on Facebook chatting with fans and have a heart for raising funds to help Action for Autism, a truly amazing St. Louis based organization that helps kids reach their true and unique potential.I'm the author of:Forbidden, Book I of the Arotas TrilogyReckoning, Book II of the Arotas TrilogyRedemption, Book III of the Arotas TrilogyDefiance Rising, Book I of the Rising Trilogy
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  • Posted August 24, 2013

    I absolutely adored this book.  It was great for young adult rea

    I absolutely adored this book.  It was great for young adult readers, and for adult readers.  I really loved Roseline.  After literally hundreds of years of severe abuse from the man who is most likely the most scary man on the planet, she risked a possibly severely painful death to escape him, leaving with practically nothing, and starting a new life at a Prep school in Chicago.

    As you may expect, Roseline was hesitant in making too many friends, but the friends she did make were every bit as important to the story as she was.  I loved all of their individual quirky personalities, and how they brought Rose out of her shell, and made her (and me as the reader) laugh.

    And then there’s Gabriel….the perfect guy.  She can’t stay away from him.  No matter how hard she tries, they are both constantly drawn together, and they start to realize there is more to their story than just a crush or a physical attraction.  And although Roseline is afraid to get too close, and have her past literally come back to haunt her, Gabriel won’t give up.  The author did a perfect job of keeping their relationship realistic in how you would think they would really be affected by her (real) age, her past that could kill, and the strange new things that were happening with Gabriel.  There were definitely some “awww” moments, but not too many.  It was perfect.

    The end of the book wrapped up perfectly, not leaving a cliffhanger, but definitely leaving me ready to read the next book ASAP!  It was a great read!

    This Review is copyrighted. Please do not share without giving Paranormal Reads/Erin full credit.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2013

    A page turner

    This book will keep you on your feet froom start to the end. I love everything about it and the vivid images were amazing. Now for book 2

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2014

    ...

    Does anyone else notice that they basically use the same picture for another book? Its called bluedawn

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2013

    :)

    Not bad it is a very difrent take on dracula's lovers. Not a sappy love story and great read for any young adult

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2014

    Fun read!

    Amy Milles puts an entertaing spin on this genre of fiction. I enjoyed the character development as well as the story line.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2013

    Yay!

    This is an awesome book! The plot gripped me from the beginning, in somewhat of a horror story. There was great character development througout the book, and I found myself rooting for Roseline from the start and hating her cruel husband-who is commonly known as Dracula. This was a interesting twist on the classic Dracula story. The summary makes it sound a bit like Twilight, but if Bella was the vampire and Edward was the normal person everyone seemed to have a thing for. Do not be alarmed, it's not like that! There is magic and love and intelligence(Thank goodness!!!) that all blends together to give you a book that you can't put down. I also loved the great descriptions in the story that provided a vivid picture in my mind. Overall the only thing that bothered me was that the whole book was told in present tense, which got to be kind of annoying sometimes. However, I look forward to reading the rest of the trilogy and finding out what happens to Rose and Gabriel. Yay for sequels!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2014

    Teen book

    It was free.
    It was same old worn out plot
    Boring. 1 star just to be able to publish warning to others just to pass on this one.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2014

    It was...disappointing

    The book is very obviously written by a new author just learning the basics. It is not even close to being a fantastic book, but it is ok. The writting is very immature and makes me wonder who the audience is suppost to be at times. It is rather hard to keep up with when it has so many errors. The story line is rather bland and predictable, but a little intertaining. Not a big fan of the character Rose. Her demure is to dull and boring when she is suppost to be a few hundred years old. I expected her to convey more of her actual age, but she seemed more like a normal teenager than an immortal being. And her attitude dos not help me like her anymore either. Franky I am disappointed in the creation of such a character. The book though is ok as a quick read, if yu have nothing else to do. I even went ahead and baught the second one, which is three times longer, I hope I am not disapppinted again.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2013

    Enjoyable

    The fact that she has not written a stereotypical vampire book make this a good read, the. Characters are young but likable. I am interested in the next book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2014

    Same cover?

    Same cover as witches of santa anna? Have not read yet

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2014

    Forbidden review

    Finished this book in 3 hours. So good!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2014

    Great Job!

    Great use of imagery. Loved it! Bought the second one!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2014

    Great

    I would recommend this book.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2014

    I love the dress!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Can someone tell me where i could get ta dress.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2014

    Great Teen Book

    This is a great teen book. I would recommend it for ages 13-17. And also the girl on the cover is so pretty.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 23, 2013

    Age?

    What age would you sugjest this book be for ?

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 16, 2013

    Still reading...

    I'm still reading the book, and it's good so far. I think if it was written in first point of view, it'd be more powerfull.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 11, 2013

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    3.5 stars I started this book while I was waiting for an event t

    3.5 stars
    I started this book while I was waiting for an event to start. I took easily to the opening chapters. I chose the book because of the cover and paranormal blurb. 

    Characters 3.5/5
    Amy's writing style is very easy and I was captivated within the first few pages. The characters need some development, but are rounded enough to appreciate them and fall in love with them in this book. 

    Roseline - I liked her instantly. I liked that she isn't the outcast but also doesn't want to be queen bee, even though she naturally draws attention. She is a well-balanced heroine, who is lovable and protective of her friends. I would enjoy finding out more about her past. 

    Sadie - I loved her spunk. She is the outcast who rebels against the popular but secretly wishes to be a part of it too. She is smart and witty. Without giving too much away, I was really happy that she opened her eyes and found something special at the end of the book - I really look forward to the development of this in the next book. 

    William - I adored him and his boyish charms. I liked his enthusiasm and easy nature. Part of me really wanted him to end up with Roseline, even though she belongs with Gabriel. I appreciated the fact that he is a great friend to Roseline, regardless of whether she is single or not. 

    Gabriel - I love this name! His instant infatuation/draw to Roseline is a bit weird in the beginning, but he definitely grows on you throughout the story. I felt bad for him and the life he's stuck with. He is trapped by parental expectations and business arrangements, which include a girlfriend every guy wants and he cannot get away from. We are still left with many questions about the changes we see in Gabriel throughout this story, but in the sneak peek to book 2, it looks like a lot of things should be cleared up. 

    Vladimer & Lucien - Vladimer is the villain in the story, and an exceptionally evil one. He is mean, cruel and evil to the core. Lucien is Vlad's brother and even more evil and sadistic. The roles they play aren't too big until the end. I don't like Vladimer or Lucien, but I guess that is the point. 

    Nicolae - his arrival unsettles Rosaline intensely. He is strange and has quite a few secrets. He plays more of a background role until the last 3rd of the book, but he will play a bigger, more important role in the books to come.  

    Fane - Fane is Roseline's best friend and lover from long ago. I liked his character and was touched by how much he truly loves Roseline. I do hope to see him in the future books. 

    Plot, Writing style & Cover 4/5
    Amy has an easy writing style. The only critique I have here is the grammar/editing errors I picked up a few times along the way. The story line was unique and I really enjoyed the twists she brought into the story. The plot has a great pace and the last 20% of the book was really good! There are a few loose ends in the story but nothing that takes away from the plot. The characters are developed, and I think Amy has a lot of potential to work within the next book. Even though I am left with a few questions and a small cliff hanger  I am sure these will be covered in the sequel. 

    Forbidden lay a good foundation for this series. 

    This series has an awesome cover. I saw this girl on 2 other covers though? This does have me raising a few questions, but ultimately I loved the cover: 5/5

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2013

    Would have given more stars, but...

    The plot is good, the story is engaging, but the horrible grammar really distracts from the story and makes it so hard to stay inside the story while you're reading it. If the author can't correct her own errors, she should spring for a really good proofreader.

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    Posted September 3, 2013



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