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Forbidden: A Romance Anthology

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Seven authors bring you seven forbidden romance stories with a twist.


Prepare for the ride of your life.


This gripping collection of angsty tales will have you turning the pages non-stop.


Get lost in this set of brand-new, never before released, deliciously ILLICIT romances where the DECEIVED are revealed.


The SIN KEEPER will be exposed and ENFORCE HER to abide by the LOVELESS
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Paperback, 594 pages
Published April 1st 2020 by Independently Published
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Malene
What I liked and enjoyed about this anthology is the variety of tropes. My reader heart was satisfied when I reached the final page. If you’re a romance reader and enjoys forbidden and dark romance then this Anthology is the right one for you. The seven novellas are forbidden, a little dark and twisted but most of all sexy as hell. There’s a MC romance from Abigail Davies. A very twisted and dark age gap from Yolonda Olson. I was pleasantly surprised when read Loveless from C.L Matthews cause it ...more
~**Anna**~ A Romance Reader
Enforce Her- Abigail Davies

Lolita- Yolanda Olson

Loveless- C.L. Matthews

Illicit- C.M. Radcliff

Sin Keeper- Michelle Brown

All We Know- J.M Walker

Deceiver- Alexandra Silva
Bridgett Brown
Apr 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Overall definitely a 5 star read. All the stores were great and I definitely recommend this anthology

Up first is a story called Enforce Her. In this one you read about Haisley and Jax. Let's just say Jax needs her for a special reason. Haisley might just end up needing him more. This story is by Abigail Davies and it's a MC story. 5/5 stars.

The second story is Lolita by Yolanda Olson. Meryska is just looking for a job to help get her back on her feet. When she finds the perfect job as a babysit
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Andrea Britton
Apr 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What an amazing Forbidden Anthology. I enjoyed every single story. Five Stars for an All-Star line up! You just can’t get enough of these stories. I couldn’t put this anthology down. And you won’t either.

Enforce Her by Abigail Davies will have you all hot and bothered. We briefly meet Jax in the Burned Duet. His forbidden story will leave you breathless. You will absolutely love the way Jax takes care of Haisley. Who would of thought that taking her would be his downfall. He can’t help but fall
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Linda Cotter
Apr 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enforce Her:
I haven't read much by Abigail Davies, but I really need to rectify that. Absolutely enjoyed this glimpse into her MC series, and will have to grab the Duet the character Jax was in.

Lolita:
Another wild tale from Yolanda Olson that really made me pause. The story of a girl getting exactly what she wants, and the twist will absolutely throw you! And it'll have you second guessing who you invite into your house!

Loveless:
Who doesn't love a little M/M in their lives. C.L. Matthews brings
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Michelle Claypot_Reads
Deceiver from Alexandra Silva

I absolutely devoured Damon & Ava!!

This was my favourite of the anthology. It was fast paced and packed a punch. The kind of novella that was rich enough it read like a full story.

Damon was delicious & met his match in the feisty Ava. Their connection had me hooked from the first page.

It had wit, it had humour, it had plot twists & the chemistry - well all I’ll say is ensure your other half us home or that BOB has a full charge!!
it.sgottabethebooks
This collection has an amazing line-up of authors. Each story provided is a nice mix of tropes. Forbidden is perfectly titled as each story has that naughtiness, forbidden romance that we al love. The angst and sexiness will blow your mind. You will be consumed with this unputdownable collection. This is a must read.
Azalia
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved Deceiver! Alexander knows exactly how to write edgy alpha male characters and in her latest book Deceiver you’ll get that in sexy Damon Coldwell. This book is in the Forbidden anthology and I couldn’t put it down when I started reading. Ava Monroe is going on a roller coaster ride when she meets Mr. Alpha himself. Buckle up and swoon. This was a 5 star read from me.🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤
Athena D.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 STARS

Forbidden: A Romance Anthology has an amazing group of authors who have written a collection of deliciously dirty and taboo stories. These stories will entice readers and whet one's appetite with whatever they may fancy from an office romance to an age gap (older female) romance. I highly recommend picking up this anthology! Forbidden: A Romance Anthology is an EPIC collection and will join the ranks of the BIBLIO-ARISTOCRACY!!!
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Nikki
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Holy moly what a fab anthology full of Forbidden goodness.. so many different types of naughtiness all in one big book by 7 different authors..
I do like an anthology as it's all about one thing with all separate styles of writing and what that author gives us is always different from the others involved.

So it starts with Enforce Her by Abigail Davies.. this is the main reason I bought this book as I'd read anything Abigial writes including her shopping list lol
If you've read previous books by
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Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Enforce Her by Abigail Davies

This was fantastic. Jax and Haisley are complete opposites. He takes her but keeping her is what he wants yet he knows they are too different. Brilliant MC story.

Lolita by Yolanda Olson

Here was I thinking this author had written a complete different genre to what she usually writes. Yes she was fooling me until I read it some more. Meet ska has always fought for what she wants. She’s now hoping a babysitting job will change her life. Fab read.

Loveless - C.L. Matthe
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Dawn Yarrow
Apr 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A juicy collection of Forbidden stories to sink your teeth into.
Each story tells a different naughty tale, whether it is a student/teacher, babysitter/parent or an age gap romance etc, there is something for everyone.
I've read a few of these authors before and was excited to read their stories but it's the authors I've never read previous that i get excited to read so i can find new authors to follow.
In this collection my favourite stories were Abigail Davies who's novella was a standalone sp
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 LizLovesBooks
Jun 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
I've been dipping in and out of this Anthology, I enjoyed it. Deceiver and Illicit was me fav. ...more
Jessica Roessler
While I am not usually all that huge of a fan of anthologies, this one showed me that they can be done correctly, if it is the right collection of Author's working together!

Made up of some truly talented authors, this anthology brought the kind of forbidden that dark romance, and forbidden romance lover's would die for!

The author's weren't afraid to take you out of your comfort zone, and it paid off, because it made the book that much more phenomenal of a read!

If you haven't already, make sure t
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T
Apr 06, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Short enough to fit in between chores, but hot enough you will need a shower!
Courtney
Apr 10, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I Give this Book an Overall 4.5/5 Star Rating, Listing as 4.

*There Are Some Great Stories in Here!*

I will be reviewing each story individually, each will have an individual rating.
I will then total the ratings to give an Overall rating of the Anthology.

Book 1: Enforce Her by Abigail Davies
Rating: 3.5/5
Dark(?): Not To Me, So No.
Heat: 1.5-2/5, Low Heat > Essentially ’Next Day’ Type.
Romance: 3.5/5
Drama & Suspense: 3.5/5
Relationship Type: MF
HEA(?): Yes.
This is a decently fast paced story, I person
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Amanda Anderson (Beauty.and.the.bookies)
I HAVE READ EVERY BOOK. BLOWN AWAY. ALL IN ALL THIS IS A 5 STAR ANTHOLOGY. WOW. AMAZING JOB TO THESE AUTHORS.

Lolita by Yolanda Olson:

I loved this novella! Like all Yolanda books, the ending was CRAZY and I laughed and said 'what the hell' hahaha. The little twist after they had sex threw me for a loop I did not see coming. LOVED IT LIKE ALL HER OTHERS.

Loveless by CL Matthews:

Goshhh I have been wanting to write this review for monthhhssss it seems!!!!! I read this a little while back and loved
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vxhexn reads
Jun 03, 2021 rated it it was amazing
✨I will continue to update my review as mor stories are read. (Last updated: 6/2/2021) ✨

🖤 LOLITA by Yolanda Olson
RATING: 4⭐️

This story took a turn I wasn’t expecting!! Just when you think you’ve figured it out...WHAM...your smacked in the face with a door. It would be fun to see this storyline expanded.

🖤 LOVELESS by C.L. Matthews
RATING: 5⭐️

✨This story has been republished under the same name.✨

The way CL Matthews portrays her characters emotions has my heart on a roller coaster. One minute it’s
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Frances
Enforce Her by Abigail Davies 5⭐

I love a good MC, story and this is a good one. I love to read about how they are there for each other, and how they would do whatever they can to make the situation better. This story is no different.

Jax is apart of the MC and has to make war against an official. When he comes up with a plan, he doesn't think that the plan will bite him in the buttocks. Haisley is the breath of fresh air, that Jax needs. She is hoping that with this new outcome in her life, that
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Sophie Ruthven
Apr 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
All stories of this epically depraved anthology should be read and enjoyed under the covers... but here are a few reviews/instant reactions from me so that you get the idea and hit that one click button...

Lolita- Yolanda Olson
It has been awhile since I've read a book by Yolanda and as I sit here thoroughly confused about what I just read (in the best way) I'm wondering why. Everything wasn't as it seemed that's for sure.... My mind is broken! I need answers!!

Illicit- C.M. Radcliff
Any book by Cal
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Eve Jones
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received an ARC copy of this book for an honest review.
This book is a mix of fabulous authors who have come together to make one great book.
Abigail Davies is one of my favourite authors, and I buy most/all of her book's as I love her style of writing. And she doesn't disappoint in this anthology either.
Her book is about Jax a guy we originally meet in one of her duets, and I'm really glad he got his own book, because he's hot as sin and needed his own book 😍😍🤤🤤
The rest of the anthology is j
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Lis Garcia
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Review is based on current reads. Will update as I go.

Enforce Her by Abigail Davis.
Hot tomalie, sugar. In this one you meet Jax and Haisley. When a MC's plan to kidnap a judge's daughter doesn't go quite as planned as attraction takes form..things go wild.

Lolita by Yolanda Olson.
Oh my, Meryska is a young girl looking for some income where she finds this gig as a babysitter. When she meets the family, something feels off about the father. One day when the mom goes out for the day...shits start
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Yvonne Eason
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There are some brilliant short stories in here by 7 authors. Some authors I have read before whilst some I have not.

I am so glad that Abigail Davies wrote Jax's story. We meet him in some of her books. However, he never got his own story. I was so giddy when she finally released this.

Yolanda Olson. Your writing never fails to freak me out. How wrong can it be to enjoy something so much.

The other authors are new to me and I will defiantly look at picking some of their own individual books up.
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arissa
Enforcer Her by Abigail Davies - 4 stars - I really like this, the first ever MC story that I actually liked. I need a full length novel because this wasn't enough.

Lolita by Yolanda Olson - WTF just happened.

Loveless by CL Matthews - 2.5 stars.

Illicit by CM Radcliff - 2 stars. Woah, this took a turn I wasn't expecting, which I liked, but Aleksei was a freaking doormat omfg.

Sin Keeper by Michelle Brown - 3 stars - Weeeeell, this was nice.

All We Know by JM Walker - 3 stars - HOT HOT HOT.

Deceiver b
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Terri Handschumacher
Apr 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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7 amazing authors all in one book, yes please.

I loved every moment I got to experience in this anthology. I got to read words by authors that I have enjoyed on their own, and then I got the perfect introduction to new to me authors as well. I couldn't ask for a better way to spend my time then reading this again and again.
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crispylicious juicylicious
All i wanted from this novel was for it to be a kiss in the dark but it ended up being that guy who ends up following you and giving you the eye the whole night until you and your friends end up changing locations.

Anyway, there are still some good ones.

Enforce her
he was supposed to abduct her but ended up *sniffles* saving her
4/5
Maybe i was biased cause i love me some good old stockholm syndrome but this actually got in my feelings and didnt read like a porn like the other stories here haha

Lolit
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Brittany Reece
Apr 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is not your mama's book of love stories.
The seven stories written on the pages of this book all showcase twisted talent from the seven authors who penned them.

Abigail Davies' Enforce Her is a steamy tale of what happens when a man who will do anything to protect his chosen family is faced with a task he knows he must complete, no matter how gray the area of love and loyalty gets.
Yolanda Olson's Lolita is twisted ride from the Queen of Dark Reads herself, proving that nothing is ever what it
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Jill
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Review for Deceiver by Alexandra Silva:

I had to dive right into Alexandra's contribution to this anthology because well, I love her books! Damon and Ava's office romance is one of my new favorites. They ignite immediately but deceptions and omissions give their story incredible push and pull, and their interactions are full of love/hate steamy chemistry and lip biting tension! I love how Damon falls and once he does, boy is he fiercely protective/possessive! A twist has Ava a bit more reluctant
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Patricia G.
Apr 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Review for Sin Keeper by Michelle Brown.

I CANNOT EVEN RIGHT NOW. I SERIOUSLY CANNOT EVEN. This was...and I just...and all of it was...GAHHHHHH!!!!!!

HOLY F*CK! The amazing Michelle has written another incredible book that will spike your temperature and have your panties melting.
This story was so dirty and steamy, I was afraid it was going to melt my kindle.

Is there something this author writes that’s not amazing??
This is a M/F/M story and you won’t want to miss these three.
The triangle formed
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Jenn the Readaholic
I needed to see who manages to bring Jax to his knees, and I wasn’t disappointed. Abigail Davies delivered Haisley, a woman beaten down by the one who should love and protect her most, used as a pawn, and discarded by all. Except...Jax can’t get her out of his head. So when he finds out what her life REALLY is, he makes sure to change it. I only wish that they’d had a truly full-length story because I wanted more!
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