February 12, 2016

#Review of Forbidden (Forbidden #1) by Kimberley Griffiths Little

Genres: Historical Fiction
Pages: 397
Source: Purchased
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In the unforgiving Mesopotamian desert where Jayden’s tribe lives, betrothal celebrations abound, and tonight it is Jayden’s turn to be honored. But while this union with Horeb, the son of her tribe’s leader, will bring a life of riches and restore her family’s position within the tribe, it will come at the price of Jayden’s heart. 

Then a shadowy boy from the Southern Lands appears. Handsome and mysterious, Kadesh fills Jayden’s heart with a passion she never knew possible. But with Horeb’s increasingly violent threats haunting Jayden’s every move, she knows she must find a way to escape—or die trying. 

With a forbidden romance blossoming in her heart and her family’s survival on the line, Jayden must embark on a deadly journey to save the ones she loves—and find a true love for herself.

Set against the brilliant backdrop of the sprawling desert, the story of Jayden and Kadesh will leave readers absolutely breathless as they defy the odds and risk it all to be together.

Kimberley Griffiths Little was born in San Francisco, but now lives on the banks of the Rio Grande in New Mexico with her husband and their three sons. She's won the Whitney Award, the Southwest Book Award, a New Mexico/Arizona Book Award Finalist, Crystal Kite Finalist, and her books have appeared on the Bank Street College Best Books of the Year several times. 

Kimberley adores anything old and musty with a secret story to tell. She's stayed in the haunted tower room at Borthwick Castle in Scotland; sailed the Seine in Paris; ridden a camel in Petra, Jordan; shopped the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul; and spent the night in an old Communist hotel in Bulgaria.

Kimberley also writes Contemporary Romance as Kimberley Montpetit. 

This one was ok. Not an OMG everyone has to read this but it was ok. The characters were pretty good. And the story was slower but all in all it was a solid 3 stars for me. I got bored with it around 150 pages but did finish it. It just needed more story and less dialogue for me. 

 Go Into This One Knowing 
Needed More Story Less Dialogue/Dancing

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