FORBIDDEN – BY D.G. TORRENS

An emotion-charged, romantic suspense that will take you on a journey of love, hope and undying loss… 

The ties that bind us are the ones that can break us… Jessica Hamilton is 25-years-old and born into a strict, white, Christian family. One that does not believe in interracial relationships under any circumstances. She meets Ajay Sharma at work, an Associate Director for Lansdale and Down Communications. There is only one problem – he is a Hindu. Jessica and Ajay fall irrevocably and irreparably in love with one another. A perfect love they have to conceal from all those around them for fear of reprisal from their unforgiving families… families that are imprisoned by their own cultural constraints. They are both faced with unimaginable and unforeseeable obstacles that lead Jessica to a near fatal accident, one that changes their lives forever. Jessica has no memory of the events that led to her accident on that fateful night. Will Ajay find justice for Jessica? Will Jessica’s memory return?

One reviewer said: This book grabbed me from page one and kept my emotions running to the very last page…

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Amelia the Mother (A pocket full of innocence) book #3 Release date – 2017

Announcement: AMELIA The MOTHER (A pocket full of innocence) book #3 due for release 2017!

I wanted the cover for this book to be a very personal one. The cover is an image of myself and my daughter… My cover designer, the fabulous Ares Jun, incorporated the image and came up with this beautiful book cover. I love it.
To all my lovely dedicated readers. Over the last four years since the publication of Amelia’s Story and Amelia’s Destiny, many of you have sent me messages asking me lots of questions on various aspects of both books. Hundreds of you have asked me all sorts of questions. So I have made a list of all those questions and they will be answered in the 3rd and final book in the Amelia series. There were some questions that I did not have the answers to in book #2 that I can now answer due to knowledge gained along the way. This book also includes a road trip that Amelia and Jake (now in their 40s) decide to go on. The road trip takes them on an emotion-charged journey around the country, visiting places from their past. Places that impacted on them emotionally. They laugh, they cry and they open up to one another in ways they never had before. Revealing their true emotions of a time gone by. The book also takes you on Amelia’s personal journey through motherhood and how her life was changed forever on the day her daughter was born. Most of all, the book shows that no matter what your beginning in life – your future is in your hands and the direction you take as an adult is a choice only you can make!Amelia The Mother

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I Acquire a Literary Agent…

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I’m happy to announce that I’ve just engaged literary agent Sarah Hershman, of Hershman Rights Management LLC, to represent and sell subsidiary rights to my Amelia Story series.

In hiring Ms. Hershman, my main focus is to publish more print, ebook, and audio editions of the Amelia series  in foreign languages and markets. Sarah Hershman will negotiate future FILM/TV contracts, publishing contracts, foreign rights, and audible contracts.

This is a new era for me as an author. Exciting times ahead for sure! As an indie author, I feel I have achieved a great deal over the last five years. This has led to great success with my Amelia series, which led me to the BBC Radio as an occasional Headline Reviewer for the Adrian Goldberg breakfast show. This brought about great things on its own and opened doors for me that otherwise would have remained closed…

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Amelia’s Story & the sequel, Amelia’s Destiny (my autobiography) has gained a lot of traction over the last four years. It has been downloaded almost 300k times worldwide and inspired many people around the world. Amelia’s Story has also been successful enough to fund all 12 of my other published books.  All this I have managed to achieve on my own as an indie author. However, for foreign-language editions of my books, self-publishing is not the best option at all. The market is harder for an indie author to negotiate and manage. You need to acquire and pay for a great translator for your chosen countries, this could mean multiple translators worldwide. Not to mention, narrators for audible books. This is quite a different thing altogether. With the popularity of audible and foreign markets, it makes complete sense for me to engage Hershman Rights Management (HRM) to represent this side of my business as they have the knowledge and experience as agents. As experienced literary agents, they are able to negotiate the best contracts for Amelia’s Story going forward as far as film/tv/publishing/audio/foreign markets are concerned.

I am excited about expanding Amelia’s Story to a wider global audience and look forward to what the future brings to my writing  journey…

 

 

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NEW RELEASE: FORBIDDEN…

I am pleased to announce my new release of FORBIDDEN! This book was such a challenge for me and took me outside of my comfort zone… 

 

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Our true nationality is mankind
       Our true race is human
~ H.G. Wells ~

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BLURB:
The ties that bind us are the ones that can break us…

Jessica Hamilton is 25-years-old and born into a strict, white, Christian family. One that does not believe in interracial relationships under any circumstances. She meets Ajay Sharma at work, an Associate Director for Lansdale and Down Communications. There is only one problem – he is a Hindu. Jessica and Ajay fall irrevocably and irreparably in love with one another. A perfect love they have to conceal from all those around them for fear of reprisal from their unforgiving families… families that are imprisoned by their own cultural constraints. They are both faced with unimaginable and unforeseeable obstacles that leads Jessica to a near fatal accident, one that changes their lives forever. Jessica has no memory of the events that led to her accident on that fateful night. Will Ajay find justice for Jessica? Will Jessica’s memory return?

– FORBIDDEN –

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USA LINK: http://amzn.to/1TRuAbi

UK LINK: http://amzn.to/1UygZpX

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Now available for PRE-ORDER: ~ FORBIDDEN ~

 

The ties that bind us are the ones that can break us…

Jessica Hamilton is 25-years-old and born into a strict, white, Christian family. One that does not believe in interracial relationships under any circumstances. She meets Ajay Sharma at work, an associate director for Lansdale and Down Communications. There is only one problem – he is a Hindu. Jessica and Ajay fall irrevocably and irreparably in love with one another. A perfect love they have to conceal from all those around them for fear of reprisal from their unforgiving families… families that are imprisoned by their own cultural constraints. They are both faced with unimaginable and unforeseeable obstacles that leads Jessica to a near fatal accident, one that changes their lives forever. Jessica has no memory of the events that led to her accident on that fateful night. Will Ajay find justice for Jessica? Will Jessica’s memory return?

– FORBIDDEN –

USA LINK: http://amzn.to/1TRuAbi

UK LINK: http://amzn.to/1UygZpX

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NEW RELEASE: BY MARIA SAVVA ~ LOST AND FOUND

Maria Savva is an extremely talented author. I first came across her works in 2013, when her novel, ‘Haunted’, caught my attention. Once I started reading her novel I could not put it down. It was a cleverly written, dark story that kept me turning the page until the end.  Maria Savva has that unique talent of being able to transport you into the mind of her characters and that is exactly where I remained throughout the whole story of, ‘Haunted’. The author has a new release (see below) called, LOST and FOUND. A collection of mixed-genre contemporary fiction, which I know you will enjoy… Read on to find out more about this exciting new release from talented author – Maria Savva!

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AUTHOR BIO:

Maria Savva lives and works in London. She’s a lawyer, although not currently practising law. She writes novels and short stories in various genres, including drama, psychological thriller, and family saga. Maria is also a music blogger for the UK Arts Directory. You can find out more about her work on her website: www.mariasavva.com

KINDLE RELEASE DATE – 18th March 2016…  (AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER)

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Blurb:

“Human nature is not neat and predictable.

What makes us betray a loved one?

Can isolation lead to irrational behaviour?

Why do other people’s lives always look more appealing?

Ordinary people living ordinary lives, torn apart by regret, remorse, and deceit. We’re all stumbling through life together. This collection of stories shows you the Lost and Found among us.”

 

It will also be available in paperback soon…

 

Here’s a list of the stories… mixed genre/contemporary fiction.

  1. A Different World: A young man finds friends in the most unlikely place.
    2. An Innocent Man: Will Oliver face a prison sentence for something he didn’t do?
    3. Boomerang: A single mother wants her old life back, but will her prayers be answered?
    4. What’s Left Unsaid: When one lie leads to another.
    5. Office Gossip: What happens when a handsome new male boss starts work in a female dominated environment?
    6. Birthday Boy: Will Victor get away with his lecherous behaviour?
    7. Happy Anniversary: Les is unhappy in his marriage but things take an unexpected turn. 

 

Website: Maria Savva – Official Site

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Author-Maria-Savva-171466979781/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Maria_Savva

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#FREE #BOOK ~Tears of Endurance~ 29th to 31st Jan…

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#FREE For two days only, ‘Tears of Endurance is’ #free to download on all Amazon sites worldwide. From 29th Jan  – 31st Jan… Grab your copy while you can!

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A secret can tear you apart … or bind you forever.

For Arianna Ferria, a satisfying and challenging life as an art gallery owner takes an unexpected turn into burning romance when she falls for the handsome and successful Ben Fielding. Soon, their relationship blossoms into more than she could ever imagine, but when a black secret comes crashing down around them, their love faces the ultimate test as they come to grips with a tragic fate that will bring you to tears … Tears of Endurance

US LINK: http://amzn.to/12IHHyl

UK LINK: http://amzn.to/11b9ie1

 

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