Forbidden by Beverly Jenkins

Romance Book Club

Forbidden Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the third person narration?
  2. What do you think of the book’s beginning with Rhine revisiting his past?
  3. Do you like Eddy?
  4. How does her response to adversity reflect her character?
  5. Did you expect someone to take advantage of her on the trip?
  6. What would you do if you were abandoned in the desert?
  7. What do you think of Rhine’s rescue of Eddy?
  8. Rhine is a saloon owner, does he seem like the stereotypical saloon owner?
  9. Which of the secondary characters is your favorite?
  10. What do you think of Rhine’s fiancée, Natalie?
  11. Rhine and Andrews are half-brothers, how does this shape their relationship?
  12. Does the book evoke the feel of early Virginia City?
  13. Were you surprised when Natalie’s mother corrected her for bigoted behavior?
  14. Does Rhine try to approach Eddy too quickly after the end of his engagement?
  15. Were you surprised at Nash’s reappearance and Eddy’s reaction to him?
  16. What did you think of Eddy and Rhine’s first kiss?
  17. Why do you think that Rhine told Eddy at dinner about his real past?
  18. Were you surprised about Doc and Sylvie’s bet?
  19. Were you surprised at the reactions of most of the people at Rhine’s ball?
  20. What do you think of the sheriff’s response to Rhine telling the truth?
  21. Did you expect Natalie to kidnap and shoot Eddy?
  22. What do you think of Eddy’s nieces’ arrival?
  23. Did you expect Sable to come to the wedding?
  24. Did you like the book?
  25. Do you want to read more books by Beverly Jenkins?

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