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Book Launch! FORBIDDEN By Feather Stone

February 14, 2017



Forbidden by Feather Stone is a romantic suspense book that I consider simply excellent. It conquers you. I opened the book and started reading.  By the time, I had reached the last sentence on the first page, my heart was saying, ‘this is a winner.’ You hear and feel the culture of the Middle East. My attention, captured, my curiosity grew.  I forgot whatever I had planned to do and found myself walking deeper and deeper into the world Feather Stone had painted.


Her main protagonists had me sitting on the edge. I say, protagonists, because I saw Eliza MacKay and Captain Sharif both as main characters caught up in an intrigue that could take both of their lives.


Eliza MacKay, the paramedic, is the PTSD woman suffering from immeasurable loss and Captain Sharif, the devout Muslim who tries to keep them both alive. Both commit repeated centripetal actions which make them suspicious of each other before they realize only trust can save them both.


Forbidden is not one of those sloppy, soapy, unrealistic romantic suspense books that use bang, bang, boom in the bed to cover up for a weakly developed structure or plot. No, Forbidden is well-structured. I didn’t find any character situations that were unresolved. Think, Daphne Du Maurier, and you will see the same qualities in Stone’s Forbidden.


A writer’s ability to craft a story determines whether the reader will enter the writer’s world, and Feather Stone shows how well she masters her craft. She drew me in. She has woven together suspense and romance and has presented us with a well-written, well-structured and well-crafted story.  Forbidden will keep you on edge until the last sentence in the epilogue.

Congratulations Ms. Feather Stone on an outstanding novel that kept my mind engaged. I enjoyed every reading minute. All the best for the future.

Shalom aleichem,

Pat Garcia August 13 2016






Pat Garcia

P.S.  Beginning with today, Valentine Day, Forbidden is being offered for free until February 18th. So go to Amazon and get your copy now.

  1. WOW!!! Dynamite review! You just sold the book to me!

    Tomorrow I head off to surgery, so after today I’ll be away from the computer for awhile. Big Hugs to you!


    • Hello Girlfriend,
      You are going to love that book!!! It is dynamite and I mean that. The woman knows how to write.
      I’m thinking about you and especially tomorrow. How long will you be in the hospital? Or better more, tell me when they will let you go home?
      Take care of yourself. You’re in my prayers.
      Love you.
      Shalom aleichem,

      Liked by 1 person

    • Good morning gwynrogers. Good luck with the surgery. I will keep positive thoughts for success and a speedy recovery. Thank you for visiting Pat’s blog and checking out her review. Blessings,
      Judy / Feather

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  2. Good morning, Pat. I’m so pleased you loved reading Forbidden. When I read your comments, I knew the last four years were worth the sleepless night. The reader’s pleasure is worth more to me than monetary gain from sales. My goal is always to take the reader to a place they haven’t been to before. And even after the last page, my hope is that the reader remains captured by the story, maybe even create new scenarios for the characters. Blessings,
    Judy / Feather

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  3. An extraordinary review once again, Patti! Thanks for sharing.

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    • Thanks so much, A.J.
      Stone is a fantastic writer. I so enjoyed reading her book. It was not only a romance with suspense but it was also a cultural education. It is free on Amazon websites worldwide until February 18th, so make sure you get your copy.
      Shalom aleichem,

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  4. Great review Pat. I agree outstanding book.
    Juneta @ Writer’s Gambit

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  5. Lara Garcia permalink

    This sounds really amazing to me. I hope to have time to read this book as soon as possible, since it caught your emotions like this! Thanks for this great review.

    Liked by 2 people

    • Hi My Dear Lara,
      It is a truly amazing book from an amazing writer. Feather Stone is a Canadian writer that presents cultural aspects in her writing that draws her readers in.
      I truly hope you enjoy it and thank you so much for stopping by.
      Shalom aleichem,

      Liked by 1 person

  6. Ann Biller permalink

    I do not usually read suspense romance books,but this excellent review just made me want to read it right away. It sounds like a Very intreguing book that would capture my interest from start to finish! Excellent review, Pat!

    Liked by 1 person

    • My Dear Sis,
      You are going to love this book. Stone presents many cultural aspects about the Middle East that will interest you. She is truly an engaging writer.
      Thank you so much for supporting your dear sis. Love you.

      Shalom aleichem,

      Liked by 2 people

  7. What an exciting ride during all of last week’s celebration. Thank you so much, Pat, for being a great host.


  8. sandrafingerut permalink

    I’ve always loved Du Maurier. I’ll have to check this out.


  9. Thank you so much for the ping back.
    Shalom aleichem,
    Pat Garcia


  10. Thank you so much for the ping back.
    Shalom aleichem,
    Pat Garcia


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