Friday, October 13, 2017

TLC Book Tours Book Review: Unforgivable Love

About Unforgivable Love

• Paperback: 528 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (September 26, 2017)

A People Magazine October pick!

"A dazzlingly dark and engaging tale full of heartbreak, treachery, and surprise.” - Kirkus

In this vivid reimagining of the French classic Les Liaisons Dangereuses, it’s the summer when Jackie Robinson breaks Major League Baseball’s color barrier and a sweltering stretch has Harlem’s elite fleeing the city for Westchester County’s breezier climes, two predators stalk amidst the manicured gardens and fine old homes.

Heiress Mae Malveaux rules society with an angel’s smile and a heart of stone. She made up her mind long ago that nobody would decide her fate. To have the pleasure she craves, control is paramount, especially control of the men Mae attracts like moths to a flame.

Valiant Jackson always gets what he wants—and he’s wanted Mae for years. The door finally opens for him when Mae strikes a bargain: seduce her virginal young cousin, Cecily, who is engaged to Frank Washington. Frank values her innocence above all else. If successful, Val’s reward will be a night with Mae.

But Val secretly seeks another prize. Elizabeth Townsend is fiercely loyal to her church and her civil rights attorney husband. Certain there is something redeemable in Mr. Jackson. Little does she know that her worst mistake will be Val’s greatest triumph.

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Review: Dangerous Liasions (Les Liasions Dangereuses) is one of my favorite classic novels and it is one of my favorite movies.

I loved the idea of reimagining this story for modern times.

It has been a long time since a book has blown me away, but this one did that.

It was perfection.

Really, it was.

I loved the name she chose for the male lead. (You really can't call him a hero) the original book was de Valmont.


This book was just as sexy as the original and fabulously written.

Rating: 5 flowers (and then some)

About Sophfronia Scott

Sophfronia Scott hails from Lorain, Ohio. She was a writer and editor at Time and People magazines before publishing her first novel, All I Need to Get By. She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a bachelor’s degree in English from Harvard. Her short stories and essays have appeared in numerous literary journals. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and son.

Find out more about Sophfronia at her website, and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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