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Forbidden #4

by Diana Cosby

File Size: 3138 KB

Print Length: 215 pages

Publisher: Lyrical Press

Publication Date: August 6, 2019

Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC

Language: English


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Publisher’s Description:

Bound by revenge, a woman turned outlaw and a knight sworn to reclaim his birthright band together to vanquish an enemy of Scotland …
After her family is slain and her home seized, Elspet McReynolds flees into the forests surrounding Tiran Castle, where she resorts to thievery to survive and save her sole remaining kin. There she finds an unexpected protector and ally in Sir Cailin MacHugh, rightful heir to the earldom of Dalkirk–a noble rumored to have perished at sea . . .
Sir Cailin owes his life to the Brotherhood for saving him from a murderous plot. But what is the Knight Templar to do about the fearless, sword-wielding beauty who has enlisted his aid–and awakened his desire? In the face of devastating betrayals and traitorous enemies closing in, can Cailin and Elspet dare claim a love that makes no promises–for a future they may not live to see? 

My Thoughts:

This is another well written book in the Forbidden Series.
I have been enjoying Diana Cosby books since her debut novel when I didn’t know what an e-book was.
I really enjoyed reading Elspet and Calin’s story and look forward to the next book by this talented author.
The characters are well drawn out and the story needs no explanation. It can easily be read as a standalone but I recommend reading the series in order. This is book #4 of this series.
I gave this installment 4.4 of 5.0 stars for story line and characterization.
I received a complimentary copy of this book to read. This in no way affected my opinion of this title which I read and reviewed voluntarily.


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The Scandalous Diary of Lily Layton

Sweetest Taboo Book 3

by Stacy Reid

File Size: 1127 KB

Print Length: 182 pages

Publisher: Entangled: Scorched

Publication Date: February 18, 2019

Sold by: Macmillan

Language: English


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scandalous diary coverBeneath Lily Layton’s sweet and charming exterior beats the heart of a vixen—one with shocking and scandalous secrets and desires. But as a genteel lady, she confines her forbidden fantasies, like those about her employer’s devastatingly handsome son, to her diary…until she loses it.

Oliver Carlyle, Marquess of Ambrose, has finally found the perfect wife, a woman who will not hide from his dark, carnal cravings. He just needs to figure out who she is. When he has a secret rendezvous with a mysterious stranger, suddenly he starts to believe she might be the author of the diary.

He’s determined to find out who his mystery woman is…

His biggest fear—and deepest fantasy—is she may be the one woman he cannot have.

Each book in the Sweetest Taboo series is STANDALONE:

  1.  Sin and Ink by Naima Simone
  2. Passion and Ink by Naima Simone
  3. The Scandalous Diary of Lily Layton by Stacy Reid

Pre-Orders by date of new books by Stacy Reid

The three books up for Pre-Orders are:

Lawless: Noah Kincaid (The Kincaids) 
New and final release date: August 28th
Sophia and the Duke (Forever Yours, book 7)
New and final release date: September 9th
Sins of Viscount Worsley. (Forever Yours book 8)
New and final release date: September 23rd  

 Lawless: Noah Kincaid (The Kincaids) 

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