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Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate List

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Forbidden Love books.

1. Forbidden Love: As Told by Their Son Joe Steele (2018)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListFORBIDDEN LOVE is the true story of Father William Grau, a black Catholic priest, and Sister Sophie Legocki, a white Polish-American nun who, in the segregated fifties, defied the church and society with their passionate secret love affair that lasted for nearly a decade and produced a son, Joe Steele.Through a series of heart-wrenching conversations with his birth mother Joe learns how she, as a young nun, fell in love with his birth father and about their life together in the rectory as secret lovers. During these conversations, Joe also shares his life growing up in Cincinnati with the loving…
Author(s): Jones Gentry, Lisa, Joe Steele

2. Forbidden (Forbidden Trilogy) (2019)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListWhat happens when the man you can’t live without is your husband’s brother?On the eve of their tenth wedding anniversary, Kameron and Aaron Youngblood plan to renew their vows. They seem to have the perfect life and are the very definition of “couple goals.” Yet Kameron feels uneasy about her relationship but can’t figure out what’s missing. Until Bakari, Aaron’s hot younger brother, arrives in town for a job interview, bold in his attraction toward his sister-in-law. Kameron finds herself hopelessly drawn to him again like she was all those years ago when they first…
Author(s): Tiye Love

3. Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground Railroad (2005)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListForbidden Fruit is a collection of fascinating, largely untold tales of ordinary men and women who faced mobs, bloodhounds, bounty hunters, and bullets to be together — and defy a system that categorized blacks not only as servants, but as property. Here you’ll meet, among other extraordinary characters, a fugitive slave from Virginia who spends seventeen years searching for his wife. A Georgia slave couple that sails for England with federal troops trailing behind. A white woman who falls in love with her deceased husband’s slave. A young slave girl who is delivered to her fiancé…
Author(s): Betty DeRamus

4. Hurts to Love You: Forbidden Hearts (2018)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListBeing bad never felt so good, in the third novel in Alisha Rai’s sexy Forbidden Hearts series!Well-behaved women don’t lust after men who love to misbehave.Heiress Evangeline Chandler knows how to keep a secret . . . like her life-long crush on the tattooed hottie who just happens to be her big brother’s friend. She’s a Chandler, after all, and Chandlers don’t hook up with the help. Then again, they also don’t disobey their fathers and quit their respectable jobs, so good-girl rules may no longer apply.Gabriel Hunter hides the pain of his past behind a smile, but he can’t hide his sudden attraction to…
Author(s): Alisha Rai

5. The Forbidden: A Gay Young Adult Romance (2019)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListOnly fools rush in… …especially if it’s forbidden. Zac Nielsen is your typical nice guy. The type who looks frailer than a porcelain chinaware. On the other hand, Evan, also known by his stage name Cody Wilde, is the wild child that he is. The type who, out of spite, breaks the cupboard and its contents. When these two opposites meet in Sapphire Town, things take an interesting turn, because despite their obvious differences, they actually find fun and comfort in each other’s company. It doesn’t take long for them to realize that something else has developed between them.However, because of…
Author(s): Dante Cullen

6. Love Forbidden, A by Morgan, Kathleen [Paperback] (2012)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListLove Forbidden, AMorgan, Kathleen…
Author(s): Kathleen.. Morgan

7. Forbidden Miles (The Miles Family Series) (2018)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListMoving back to my family’s winery seemed like a good idea. I can save money, be closer to my family… But I forgot that when you’re the baby of the family—and your three older brothers are basically insane—life can get complicated. Dating? Forget about it. I’m the forbidden one. There isn’t a bad boy in this town who’s bad enough to go after Brynn Miles. Not with my brothers acting like human chastity belts. Finding love isn’t my focus anyway. Except… there’s this guy. And he’s kind of amazing. I didn’t see him coming, and it…
Author(s): Claire Kingsley

8. Love Sincerely Yours (2018)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListDear Mister.. . . no, too formal.Hey there sweet cheeks. . . no, too forward.*Clears throat*To whom it may concern, Full disclosure; before we move forward with this email, I would like it to be known that I have consumed an adequate amount of alcoholic beverages to intoxicate myself tonight. Three margaritas, two shots, and one beer–because it was free.I think it’s important to be open and honest with your co-workers, don’t you?So here I am, being open and honest. Drunk but honest. Or just drunk with lust? You decide.I have a hopeless, foolish, schoolgirl crush on you when you are the last person on earth I…
Author(s): Meghan Quinn, Sara Ney

9. The Brave Witch (The Coven: Elemental Magic) (2018)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListI’m a witch. All of my dreams finally came true. But now, so are my nightmares.There’s a new monster in town and no one knows how to kill it or where it came from. It lurks in the shadows, preying on our every move. For some reason, it seems to be targeting me.I desperately need Tennessee’s help. Only he is strong enough to train me. My magic is too wild and unpredictable to fight this demon by myself. But my feelings for Tennessee are strictly forbidden by Coven law, just being caught alone together could cost us everything.When one of our own goes…
Author(s): Chandelle LaVaun

10. Falling for the Forbidden (2019)

 Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate ListShe was innocent and untouchable—too good for a man like me.But I caved to my desire.I had her, and I made her mine.We disregarded the warnings and followed our hearts, forgetting one thing:Love was never meant to be that easy. And a love like ours was never meant to exist.Falling for the Forbidden is the emotional first installment of Tracy Lorraine’s new spinoff trilogy of her Falling series….
Author(s): Tracy Lorraine, Pinpoint Editing

Best Forbidden Love Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some forbidden love books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Forbidden Lover (The Diamond Club Book 7)

Author(s): Elizabeth Lennox [Lennox, Elizabeth]
Publisher: Elizabeth Lennox Books, LLC, Year: 2019, Size: 193 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2426783

So Bad for Me: Bad Boy Forbidden Love Romance Collection

Author(s): Jamie Knight [Knight, Jamie]
Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2426815

Shanghai grand: forbidden love and international intrigue in a doomed world

Author(s): Grescoe, Taras;Hahn, Emily;Sassoon, Elias Victor
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press, Year: 2016, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2567722

The Sacred Seduction: Forbidden Truths—Love, Sex & Seduction

Author(s): Rumio
Publisher: Mindbuilt Design Studio, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: azw3
ID: 2338743

Beneath the Mask of Holiness: Thomas Merton and the Forbidden Love Affair that Set Him Free

Author(s): Mark Shaw
Publisher: , Year: 2009, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 475028

Tomato Rhapsody: A Fable of Love, Lust & Forbidden Fruit

Author(s): Adam Schell
Publisher: Delacorte Press, Year: 2009, Size: 2 Mb, Download: mobi
ID: 1034996

The Wild Sight: An Irish tale of deadly deeds and forbidden love

Author(s): Loucinda McGary
Publisher: , Year: 2008, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 578581

The Pearl: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in Catherine the Great’s Russia

Author(s): Douglas Smith
Publisher: Yale University Press, Year: 2008, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1529728

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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