Forbidden

Forbidden is set on the French-Creole island of Saint Helen in a society whose past is rooted in the horrors of slavery, and where social status is determined by the colour of your skin. Christian Joseph, a mulatto born out of wedlock, discovers his father has left his plantation to Christian’s mother. This causes controversy and turmoil in the lives of all those associated with the estate. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781458063311
About Toni Williams

I was born in the Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. Presently, I live in a picturesque mountain village, once a refuge for runaway slaves, where I'm finally able to do what I love most; creating worlds in my head and bringing them to life with my pen. Prior to that, I found this really hard to do because of the primal need to survive and pay the bills. On leaving high school I sought solace in journalism after coming to the sobering realization that the road to becoming a published author was going to be a long and arduous trek.

Along the way I got sidetracked and ended up managing a family-owned banana plantation. A few years later I jumped ship and returned to journalism, and became an editor for the Crusader newspaper in St. Lucia. I am a Reuters Fellow (Green Templeton College, Oxford University). Presently, I do mostly freelancing, including editing the St. Lucian lifestyle magazine, Dazzle. For the past five years I've been using my website, Caribbean Book Blog to provide writers and readers with updates on new books and useful information about new resources and opportunities for writers to publish and promote their work, as well as book reviews.

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