A professor and his student fall into an all-consuming forbidden love affair in this edgy erotic suspense with killer plot twists.
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.
"I was at Shelly Bell's mercy from page one. This novel sucked me in, and didn't let me go until the very last sexy page. This book had some of the hottest scenes I've ever read. 10 stars!" -- New York Times bestselling author Alessandra Torre
Bell opens the Forbidden Lovers series with a sexy thriller that will leave readers breathless. Isabella Lawson barely survived being attacked by her ex-boyfriend. She's ready to take control of her life again by embarking on four years of study and dedication at Edison University. But then she crosses paths with sexy dominant Tristan Kelley, and a one-time foray into kinky play turns her life upside down. After an exceptionally arousing negotiation to plan Isabella's first scene, they throw away the rules and enjoy a searingly hot one-night stand. To their mutually awkward dismay, they soon discover that the temporary teaching job Tristan took to bolster his business puts him puts him in daily contact with Isabella as her entirely unavailable professor and work-study supervisor. Isabella and Tristan navigate their unstoppable chemistry, the dangers of a forbidden affair, and the possibility that Isabella's ex might still pose a threat. This novel is sultry and hot in all the right places, with just enough plot to keep the pages turning.