Title: AT HIS MERCY
Author: Shelly Bell
Series: Forbidden Lovers, #1
On Sale: June 20, 2017
Trade Paperback: $14.99 USD
eBook: $4.99 USD
“Bell opens the Forbidden Lovers series with a sexy thriller that will leave readers breathless. This novel is sultry and hot in all the right places, with just enough plot to keep the pages turning.” –Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“With a liberal dose of suspense and mega-hot sex, Bell’s compelling first novel in the Forbidden Lovers series is exciting right through to the epilogue…absolutely nothing is wasted in this taut tale.” –RT Book Reviews, Top Pick Review
Angel in his arms . . . Devil at her heels
One last, no-strings night of indulgence. That’s all Tristan wants before he begins a much-needed new chapter in his life. Instead he finds an innocent angel in pink who brings him to his knees.
Isabella is done hiding from the world . . . and her haunting memories. Discovering courage in the arms of a perfect stranger, she finally lets go and sheds her inhibitions.
To Isabella’s shock, she soon learns that Tristan is more than her mystery man—he’s her professor. But Tristan isn’t the only person who’s found Isabella on campus. A dark figure from her past has come back for her. Now Tristan will risk anything to protect Isabella . . . even if it costs him his life.
Panty Scorching- 5
Overall Rating- 5
Reviewed by Joanna
When I read this story… my first thought was, I am a true believer of FATE!
You have Tristan who is looking to just have a one night stand, and goes to a “play party” to have it, before he moves off to another town to be a professor. He has a “history” that will come back to bite him in the butt, but he is trying to rise above it and better himself.
And then on the other side of this, you have Isabelle, she too has had a past. An abusive relationship that almost left her dead. She his now trying to move forward after of living a sheltered life for over a year…everyone trying to protect her and “pamper” her. After everything she has gone through, she has learned that she in interested in the BDSM lifestyle. She has taken the proper steps to learn about it… but she has never experienced it. Isabelle is close with her cousin, who lives the lifestyle and has been invited to her “play party” before she leaves to go off to college. She isn’t looking for a relationship…she knows she is moving away…and she just wants to have some fun.
Isabelle walks into the party, not dressed like the others, but did the best she could after working at the family bakery all day. She grabs the attention of Tristan. Tristan watches her from afar, but finally speaks to her. The connection they had… and the trust that Isabelle had in Tristan was unusual for a first encounter, but it worked.
So they have their “one and done” encounter and then they go their separate ways. Neither spoke of their lives. Then weeks later, they run into each other again, Tristan is the professor, and Isabelle is the student.
Do the continue in their adventures together, or do they forget each other? Oh YES… THEY DO!
This is a sweet and sexy story and loved every minute of it… She was.. At His Mercy, and it was GOOD!
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A sucker for a happy ending, Shelly Bell writes sensual romantic thrillers. When she’s not working her day job, taking care of her family, or writing, you’ll find her reading the latest romance.
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