Forbidden Colours – Nicole Fitton : Guest Post (@MisoMiss)

Published 8 December 2016


It’s a pleasure to welcome to the blog, Nicole Fitton.  Nicole’s second novel, Forbidden Colours is described as “a romantic medical thriller which grips you with love then throws elements of suspense, psychological drama and adrenaline fueled twists and turns at you from every direction”.

Nicole explains below, her inspiration for Forbidden Colours.

Forbidden Colours by Nicole Fitton

Forbidden Colours was the evolution of a question that had been rattling around in my brain. You know, those annoying questions that wake you at 4am and won’t let you rest until you’ve written something. Well, that’s how it was for me. I had read a newspaper article about the complexity of the human brain and well, it all started from there. Forbidden Colours is a gripping love story which contains elements of psychological suspense. It contains enough adrenaline fuelled drama to power the national grid! Once I had the protagonist Midori Yates firmly fixed in my mind’s eye she took charge and dictated the direction of travel. I have a passion for science and being able to incorporate that into a book is very exciting. The story centres around a new drug being brought to market that does not quite do what it is supposed to…. I shall leave it at that. As I said earlier I started Forbidden Colours with a question and everything flowed from there. So, I know you want to know, what was the question? It’s a question I often ask myself but seldom has it led me in such an unusual direction…… ‘ What if?’

Here’s a snippet:

Katzuko Yates eyed her daughter thoughtfully. A sense of apprehension gripped her. Those years in Japan were long ago; she wondered if she could be clear with her explanation. Even though buried, her memories continued to breathe under the mountain of life she’d lived. Dare she even speak of them? Could she speak of them? Their place of residence had become an unmarked grave in her history. Her family had a right to know, after everything that had happened. His world was dark and full of shadows; where would she begin? For over 25 years she had told no one. Now she was being drawn back into his world. It was a time she wanted to forget. The tie that had been bound to her so tightly was about to be broken


About the book:

What if your memories were not your memories? What if the drug hailed as a cure became a curse and ultimately your destruction?
Midori Yates works for pharmaceutical giant KLD. The launch of new drug Centoria has revolutionised the treatment of amnesia, with outstanding results. Trials exploring its use in the treatment of Alzheimer’s are on the horizon. But is it really as good as the data suggests?
Neurologist Dr. Nick Campbell has seen amazing results with his patients and is ready to believe in Centoria’s transformational abilities…that is until his patients start displaying strange and worrying symptoms with drastic results. Determined to uncover the truth, Midori and Nick find a conspiracy that is to have devastating consequences for both of them. A dark world threatens to engulf them. Can they survive?


About the author:

Nicole Fitton is an author and freelance writer who has lived in such glamorous locations as London, New York and Croydon! She currently reside in Devon, UK with her family. Forbidden Colours is her second novel. Her career has spanned over 3 decades working in PR and marketing within the music industry. She currently works within healthcare in the UK.
Alongside her novels Nicole has a passion for writing short stories.This year has seen her short ‘Soaring’ featured in an anthology by the Black Pear Press. Her stories always have a happy ending, but, the way in which they get there will keep you guessing right up until the last page! She admits she gets bored easily and can often be found enjoying new adventures!


Author Links:  Website  |  Twitter  |  Facebook  | Amazon Author Page  |  Amazon UK  |  |  Pinterest



  1. 24th January 2017 / 4:30 pm

    I love psychological thrillers-sounds like a great read! There’s no telling where those “What if’s…” will take you. Congrats on your release!

    • 24th January 2017 / 8:28 pm

      Thanks Maureen 🙂

  2. 24th January 2017 / 4:55 pm

    I love the title and the teaser really grabs you. Thanks for sharing.

    • 24th January 2017 / 8:29 pm

      Thank you Linda, I’m glad you like them. Thanks for stopping by.

  3. 24th January 2017 / 4:56 pm

    I, too, find the human brain a source of fascination. Your new release sounds intriguing and exciting! Best wishes.

    • 24th January 2017 / 8:31 pm

      Thank you Susan. Yes the human brain is amazing, not sure we will ever fully understand it! Thanks for stopping by.

  4. 24th January 2017 / 5:14 pm

    I love science too, Nicole, but I use that interest in paranormal stories. 🙂 Your book has intriguing concept, just the kind of suspense I enjoy. Good luck with the book!

    • 24th January 2017 / 8:34 pm

      Paranormal is something I am only just now starting to read – You can go so many places with science! Thank you for your kind comments Anna 🙂

  5. Alicia Dean
    24th January 2017 / 6:04 pm

    This was a tense and intriguing read. Well done, Nicole…best wishes!

    • 24th January 2017 / 8:35 pm

      Thank you Alicia, I’m really glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for stopping by.

    • 24th January 2017 / 8:37 pm

      Thanks Pam, I’m really happy you stopped by and enjoyed the snippet 🙂

  6. 24th January 2017 / 9:45 pm

    Great teaser! The premise of the book sounds fascinating and quite frankly, scary. That’s the best part of medical thrillers–the idea that such a fact pattern might actually happen some day.

    • 25th January 2017 / 4:44 pm

      Thanks Amy, it is a little scary when you think about it. You are absolutely right that’s why I like medical thrillers because you just never know what’s around the corner. These days I’m finding truth scarier than fiction! Thanks for stopping by.

  7. 24th January 2017 / 10:42 pm

    Just about to start reading Forbidden Colours. I love medical thrillers and am looking forward to being enthralled by this one.

    • 25th January 2017 / 4:46 pm

      Oh I hope you enjoy it Phyllis. Thanks for stopping by.

  8. 24th January 2017 / 10:44 pm

    Such a beautiful cover. And it sounds like one of those “can’t put it down thrillers”. The concept is so cool. Good luck to you.

  9. 25th January 2017 / 4:48 pm

    Thank you Kara, I’m so glad you like the cover. It took a while to get it right but I’m really pleased with the way it turned out. Thanks for your kind wishes 🙂

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