Forbidden (The Arotas Trilogy)
by Amy Miles
4.7 out of 5 stars on Amazon
YA Paranormal Romance
Roseline Enescue didn't ask to become an Immortal, to have all of the guests at her wedding slaughtered, or be forced into marriage with a man whose lust for blood would one day ignite the vampire legend.
Willing to risk everything for a chance at a normal life, Roseline escapes to America. Terrified her husband Vladimir will find her, Roseline enrolls as a senior in Chicago's elite Rosewood Prep school. Mingling with humans is the last place he would look for her.
But her transition into the human world isn't easy. Mortal men flock after her while cutthroat girls plot her demise. Yet Roseline remains relatively unfazed by the petty hysteria until she falters into the arms of Gabriel Marston, reluctant MVP quarterback, unwilling ladies man, sensitive artist in hiding, and blah, blah, blah.
Troubled by the bond that pulls her towards the mortal boy, Roseline tries to ignore him, but Gabriel is persistent. As their lives entwine, Roseline begins to realize that Gabriel is much more than he appears. His ability to toss a football the entire length of the field and grind concrete into dust pales in comparison to the glowing blue cross tattoo that mysteriously appears on his forearms.
Despite the forbidden bond between them, Roseline can't help wondering what Gabriel is: He's not human. He's not Immortal. So just what is he?
Quotes from Reviews:
Amy Miles has written a vampire story that defies convention in many ways.
For young adult readers, in particular, this is likely to be a very enjoyable story.
This book will now be added to my "favorite's" list. I really, really loved it. The storyline was that type of story that will keep you on the edge of your seat and then just when you think you know what is going to happen its something totally different.
I loved the characters in this book. Definitely not your average vampire story. The connections between all of the characters draw you in and make you believe you are apart of their world. Great read! Do not miss out!!