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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  1,011 ratings  ·  205 reviews
They tempted me with her. And I couldn’t resist.

I’m not a good man. I’m a hired killer, and damn good at what I do. Raised to be ruthless and forced into this life, I never had a choice.

Until she was thrown into my lap.

I didn’t want to take the hit. It’s too dangerous, and I can’t afford these kinds of risks. I turned my employers down, but they sweetened the deal.

Kindle Edition, 244 pages
Published April 25th 2017 (first published November 22nd 2016)
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❤️ Paulette
Dec 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, mafia, dark-erotic
Forsaken: A Dark Romance
by B.B. Hamel & Willow Winters

This book is listed under A Dark Romance but it’s also Mafia book with a lot of character development, build-up, tension and crazy plot twists.. So sit back & enjoy the ride
Gio & Grace they are both damaged & disturbed – Gio train to be Hitman before he even hit puberty – Grace has been abused from young age
Have you ever felt betrayed? Question here is which one of these two broken souls where betrayed more by the end of this
❤️ Paulette
Apr 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, mafia, erotic
Title: ➜ Forsaken
Author: ➜ B. B. Hamel, Willow Winters

I am a fan of both B.B Hamel & Willow Winters, but I just love when these two amazing authors collaboration.
This book is listed under A Dark Romance but it’s also Mafia book with a lot of character development, build-up, tension and crazy plot twists.. So sit back & enjoy the ride

I loved the story line & characters, I really enjoyed the twisted.. Just not sure For a A Dark Romance had enough steam in it for me

➦Highly recommende
May 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Grace is a mafia princess who has not lived a life any would envy. She has been raise by mean & abusive Mafia Don. Gio was raised to be an assassin for the mafia & lives with a darkness inside of himself that only killing can keep in check. When the mafia family Gio works for hires him to kill the rival mafia's Don they also want him to take his daughter & break her. He is tasked with turning into a sex slave for one of family members pleasure. But once Gio has Grace under his watchf ...more
Dec 03, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
No romantic relationship development beyond the Hero breaking the heroine when he held her prisoner. Expected to see the MCs grow together after the non con. Sex was mediocre. Revenge story was awesome.
Kathleen R.
May 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Title: Forsaken
Author: B.B. Hamel & Willow Winters

5+ smashing stars

Holy mother of pearls!! I couldn't get enough of this book and this duo was more than i could have hoped for. Although not my first novel by Willow Winters, it is my first by B.B. Hamel and wow. I don't think i could have ever imagined the type of novel this duo could have written together, and i'm more than glad that i took the time to read Forsaken. Unlike any other Mafia genre novel, this one tells the story of a fathe
Cassandra Night
May 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Forsaken: A Dark Romance by B.B. Hamel & Willow Winters

“Forsaken” is Mafia dark romance with a lot of character development, tension and conflict upsurge, wild plot twists and sizzling hot scenes between characters.

Grace lived all her life in an emotional, psychological cage created by her father, the Don of the mafia cartel. Constantly abused by her father for something her mother did when she was just a kid, she plotted all her life escape this degrading life, even if it means killing her
Willow Winters
Aug 17, 2017 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Nov 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Arc review For honest review. Grace was given to gio to make her a sex slave to break but she was already broken so now what's he to do. Great story to read.
Lashuri Chan
Jul 10, 2018 rated it liked it
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diana marcela Ballestas
May 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
The story begins when the Romanos family wants to assassinate the second in command of the Rossi family, unleashing a war between the 2 mafias. The curious thing about this story is that the hired assassin is not very interested in completing the mission, for which they give him an incentive: they give him the privilege of kidnapping Don Rossi's daughter and training her to become a sexual slave; Gio is not convinced yet but his father accepts the job.

The kidnapping occurs almost immediately, an
Diana Perry
Apr 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This review is from: Forsaken (Kindle Edition)
The combined efforts if B.B. & Willow is nothing short of stupendous in this book! Characters easily jump off the pages & drag you into their world. I couldn't put it down! Cover to cover was a definite treat experiencing the HOT, Dark, Steamy Naughtiness that ensues within these pages. I strongly recommend it! I voluntarily read this ARC & this is my honest review
Judy Robichaud
Dec 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

WOW!!! Forsaken leads you into darkness and into the underbelly of evil of the worst kind, family betrayal. It’s not a pretty story with a big bow on top. Instead, you will be taken on a journey filled with despair, agony, fear, joy, intense love and hope. Hope for a life of freedom, hope for a future and hope for righting the wrongs done by those closest to you.

Scum of the e
Nov 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Book Given by the authors for an honest review.
I'm really familiar with BB's books so I was expecting the super sexy and hardcore sex scenes which I loved! But this was my first book from Willow and I can say I'm now a fan!

I loved the darkness in the main characters relationship, that its not everyone's cup of tea, but it just worked perfectly for this two.

The story is not the regular love conquers all and happily ever after kind. It's rough, there's a lo
Jan 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow... This book was just so intriguing.... Gio is a hired hit man. He was trained by his father at a young age. Gio enjoys his job and loves his sotitute and his freedom of course. He was hires to do a big job that could give his father status which he craves for.

Grace is the mob princess. She hates her life and most of her family. She just obeys the rules and keeps her head down but deep down she craves her freedom.

Gio is given a gift which is the mob princess and he is given direct orders o
Dec 14, 2016 marked it as did-not-finish  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016, sucked-so-bad
I have to say that I love me some dark erotica, but I just could not get into this one. I've decided to leave it here for this year and see if i can revisit it in future.
May 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Amazing story...dark, intense and captivating

Forsaken is an intensely dark romance, it’s suspenseful and intriguing.

Gio Luca works as hitman along with his father who has raised him from an early age in the criminal life of violence. Though not part of the family working on the fringes, they both work for the Romano Crime Family. Gio is one serious and professional hitman, but nothing like his cruel father. They are given a job to kidnap the daughter of their rival enemy, and she’s to be made as
April Symes
I love the writing duo of B.B. Hamel & Willow Winters. Their latest offering “Forsaken” is one lustfully hot , darkly intense and suspenseful read.
Gio is a hired hit man-he definitely loves his job. It gives him the quiet and solitude that he enjoys. He was hired to do a big job that could give his father status which he craves. Grace is the mob princess. She hates her title, her life and most of her, her family. She tries to keep out of everyone’s way and do things that would not get her n
Nov 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
B.B. Hamel & Willow Winters re-released Forsaken and I loved it just as much now as when I frist read it! When Gio's father comes to him with the latest job for the Romano family to say he wasn't looking forward to it is an understatement. They want the brother of the Don of the Rossi family taken out and they are kidnapping his niece as well, oh and Gio gets to train her. Grace has lived her life in a cell and at the mercy of her father for as long as she can remember. When tasked by her fa ...more
Jul 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a great story. As I got to reading the book it was plan to see why these two authors chose this name for the book. Here we have Gio who is forsaken and betrayed by someone close to him and we have Grace who is forsaken by her family.

As I was reading about Grace my heart broke. She had a father that did not love her. A father that abused her and a father that wanted to use her. Grace starved for love and freedom.

I can only imagine the fear Grace must of felt when being forced to do as her f
Angie ~aka Reading Machine~
Gio Luca is a hitman very good at his job. However Gio's father is obsessed with becoming about of The Family. Gio thinks nothing good can come from being apart of The Family. He'd much rather be on the outside than inside. Grace Rossi appears to have it all yet nothing could be further from the truth. Grace is her father's pawn against everyone friend and foe alike. Grace has suffered pain and worse at her father's hands. Grace is sent to be a spy even though she's expected to get information t ...more
May 04, 2018 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

Forsaken has a good story with elements I love in a dark romance. A tormented young heroine looking for an escape from her violent mob boss father, a dark and dangerous assassin who has been gifted said tormented girl to do with as he pleases and two feuding mob families that promises a lot of drama.

Forsaken is an exciting book but lacks the turmoil I love to feel in a setting where good things never happen to people like Grace and Gio. I love the storyline for Forsaken, but I wasn’t a
Nov 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Willow Winters captivated me already before with her dark romance " Broken" . But this collaboration with another of my favorite authors , BB Hamel .... this is just ....WOW !!!!
I don 't want to spoil anything in this story by giving too much away , therefore you just have to read and experience this amazing book the way I did !
The characters of Grace and Gio are so compelling , so raw and so broken and the chemistry build between them is fraught with tension but also with something sweet and in
Julianne Macneil
May 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I reviewed this book as part of an arc program and I loved it. This was a dark romance between Gio, a hitman for the Romano family who is gifted Grace to break and make her a sex slave for the Romano family. Gio is so damaged and was trained to be a hitman by his father from the age of ten. Gio wants to train Grace his way and locks her in a cage to gain her trust. Grace is a princess in the Rossi family and is told to let herself be kidnapped in order to spy on the rival family to gain informat ...more
Tara Peters
May 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Grace is an innocent young woman who has never truly been shown love by her family. When she is 'gifted' to Gio, she is told to listen and report back to her father with what his family has planned. Goo is a hardened young man, who was trained from an early age how to kill people and get away with it.
When Grace is first with Gio, he keeps her caged and she refuses to eat. Over time, they start stealing glances and he realizes that she is different and maybe there is more to life than killing. He
May 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Review of Forsaken by BB Hamel & Willow Winters

What a story - 5 stars

Grace and Gio are pawns in the war between two mafia families. These two authors take you into the darkness of the worst type of abuse—family! We see both sides of coin with these two characters. Grace—the princess who was never accepted by her father and beaten repeatedly for the audacity of being born female. Gio—the hitman that was forced into this life by his own father.

All hell breaks loose when Gio turns the table
May 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Gio was raised to become the best Hitman. He was taught by his father Bruno. They do hits for Bruno's half brother. Since Bruno is not a full blooded Italian he was not privy to being in the family business, the Mafia.
Grace is the daughter of a DON and has always been kept away from the business and the outside world. She has been punished by her father for not being a son. She is trying to find a way to get away from her father but it is hard when he keeps her locked in her room. But she is det
Jessy A
May 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle-unlimited
This is the first book by this author and I really enjoyed it. I will definitely be reading more from this author. This is the story of Gio and Grace. Gio is a hitman for the mob in Chicago and Grace is the enemies daughter. Gio is hired to kill Grace's father and to get to him he is gifted grace to turn into a slave. They end up forming a bond and he is the first person that is ever kind to her and shows her compassion. I enjoyed the writing style in this book and though I wish there was more i ...more
May 12, 2017 rated it did not like it
Oh I must be on a downward spiral in choosing books. In trying to change the genre I usually read, I selected this book. One word - disappointed. This rambling book is a mob/mafia book with the handsome hit man and a woman he was gifted. It's set in modern times but the word "doll" is used to excess. The woman is such a pain in the tuckus. Feeble minded weak and impossible to like. Dom who's the hit man falls for her enough to quit the familia. Quit, really- don't think so. I read the whole book ...more
Nov 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book
I know I know it is dark but it is a great read loved the hit man he thought he was cold but his dad was not a nice man in the first place so he had not heart in is life but once he had her in a cage he found his heart and did not want to let it go it was great loved it and felt so sorry for Grace she is a broken women from her Father she saw him kill her Mother and he was beat her up and broker her down scares all over her and she neve
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