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The Forbidden Audiobook

The Forbidden

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Publisher's Summary

What do you do when you can't control your feelings for someone? When you know you shouldn't go there? Not even in your head.

Annie has never experienced the 'spark' with a guy - the kind of instant chemistry that steals your breath and blindsides you completely. Until a night out with friends brings her face to face with the wickedly sexy and mysterious Jack. It's not just a spark that ignites between them. It's an explosion. Jack promises to consume Annie, and he fully delivers on that promise.

Overwhelmed by the intensity of their one night together, Annie slips out of their hotel room. She is certain that a man who's had such a powerful impact on her and who could bend her to his will so easily must be dangerous. But she's already in too deep. And Jack isn't only dangerous. He is forbidden.

©2017 Jodi Ellen Malpas (P)2017 Hachette Audio

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    ronee 08-15-17
    ronee 08-15-17 Member Since 2013

    Married, mother of one that loves the listen to audiobooks while working, cleaning, work out or just lounging!

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    "Mixed Emotions"
    What did you love best about The Forbidden?

    The writing, Jodi Ellen Malpas did a great job as she always does.


    What other book might you compare The Forbidden to and why?

    Not sure...I can't really think of any.


    What does Julie Garthan bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    She did a great job narrating the book. And did a great job with the voices of the characters.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes and no as I had mixed emotions on the book.


    Any additional comments?

    This book deals with infidelity. You understand why as you go along with the book but still I battled my feelings on loving the hero and heroine.

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    sherryanne Paul-John 08-14-17 Member Since 2015
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    I couldn't wait for this book and then I was let down by the narrator's voice she sounded so childish and girly , I liked the premise of the story even if it was sooo predictable. There was even parts that reminded me of 'this man trilogy' (loved being on central cloud 9). But this was boring. I still love Jody Ellen so keep writing

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    mandy 08-15-17
    mandy 08-15-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Amazing!"

    LOVED this book! The angst almost killed me but it was so worth it. Narration was fantastic. A top pick of 2017!

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    Sherri Wilson Nashua, NH USA 08-11-17
    Sherri Wilson Nashua, NH USA 08-11-17 Member Since 2013

    Tell us about yourself!

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    "OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE and glad about it!"

    As always she hit it out of the park! Our JEM is a gem! It's very difficult to write a review about this book without spoilers and spoilers for this book are all kinds of wrong. You have to experience this book. It's unlike anything I've ever experienced. I think I may have hit on almost every first emotions we have as humans: happy, sad, anger, relief, glad. I believe when an author can bring out emotions in their writing then the reader isn't reading they are experiencing. Thank you, Jodi for giving me a experience unlike any I've have ever had. Truly looking forward to you next book. ❤️

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    Amazon Customer MILLVILLE, NJ, US 08-11-17
    Amazon Customer MILLVILLE, NJ, US 08-11-17 Member Since 2016
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    "love it"

    love it has all your books and will be waiting to hear more or hoping to which I think there was a enough end to leave it open for another book you are a wonderful writer and I love your books
    thank you for another wonderful book
    kelly l

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    Denise 08-11-17
    Denise 08-11-17 Member Since 2015

    I am an avid reader, not a professional book reviewer. I gladly offer my opinion of the books I read/listen to.

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    "I couldn't stop listening..."

    I haven't really enjoyed a listen in a very long time. This book was not a listen I enjoyed, however, but somehow it was one I could not stop listening to.
    The Forbidden is very well written, Malpas is truly a gifted writer. I found myself thinking that Annie was, stupid, was deserving of hurt because of poor choices and that everything that happened was a consequence of her actions. I did not love the book, I even despised Jack as being "weak" , still I listened. This book is definitely one you don't put down, but don't expect to love the story.... after all it was "forbidden".

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    Amazon Customer 08-10-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Memorable "

    Malpas knows how to write a memorable story whether you liked it or not.

    I started with her "This Man" series and always looked for her books since. In her stories, there are times when you want to scream in frustration at the main characters. Moments of laughter, sympathy, heck, possible tears, but at the end of all the various emotions, I can say it was worth it.

    I would recommend this book and I can say my money was well spent. I have not felt that way about any book in a few months now.

    This book is about being caught between a rock and a hard place emotionally and socially, in this case, being in love with a married man when you shouldn't be involved to begin with but the connection is already tightly woven. You want to walk away but .....
    Find out for yourself.

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