- Title: Eating the Forbidden Fruit
- Author: Roland Page
- Genre: Literature, Fiction, Crime Fiction, Family Life Fiction
- Length: 274 pages
- Publication Date: March 30, 2020
Eating the Forbidden Fruit – Synopsis
Eating the Forbidden Fruit is a gritty fiction novel loosely based on true events in author Roland Sato Page’s life. The newcomer author delivers a personal journey into his rise and demise as a St. Louis City Police Officer. He takes the readers on a roller coaster ride of good ole family memories to the nightmarish reality of being a police officer indicted on federal drug charges. During his trial, he wrote memoirs as a testimonial of redemption. Roland’s case stems from the conflict of his childhood affiliation and his oath to uphold the law. What is certain is one can’t run from sin for karma is much faster.
About the Author
The year of 2020 has been so unpredictable we bear witness to many misfortunes in the entertainment, political, and economy. Paranoia has invaded the minds of the norm.
However, the newly ordained author Roland Sato Page has counted his blessing with the tragedy. He recently released his life based novel “Eating the Forbidden Fruit” a thrilling journey of his past profession as a St. Louis law enforcement officer convicted of federal crimes because of his childhood affiliation. A tale of karma, confession, and redemption.
Roland states, “I have Lupus so my anxiety is on volume ten. I thought it was the end of the world. My book release is going to take a hit because of the lack of in person promotional campaign. I invested money into a delayed strategy. Yet the opposite happened. I was being booked on podcasts, blogs, and national editorials as soon as the press release went out. People were so receptive of my story.”
He suggests many readers relate to transparency, trial, and tribulation of life. “We all fall from grace at times sometimes more than once. “Eating the Forbidden Fruit” displays the woes many marriages and life encounter. I reveal complete transparency to the readers. It’s practically like putting on my police uniform and riding shotgun in my squad vehicle.” The book shows the unmentioned things people would not believe cops experience. Sin behind the badge. The St. Louis writer feels he is a humble man wishing to share his inspirational story filled with drama, humor, even true romance. He does not proclaim the title as an author for he feels he has to earn that honor.
Roland’s resume reads like an exciting roller coaster ride warranting of a series. A former cop to a famed tattooist stricken by Lupus thus resorting to the literary industry. Regardless of what he considers himself it is clearly visible he has a Midas touch when it comes to success. He is known as quite an outstanding entrepreneur in the Midwest region. He has gained national attention in every endeavor he has committed to. He is pleased to say during the pandemic he has completed two other novels for future release “Skin Deep” (Tattoo Industry) and “Walking the Purple Road” (90 day hospital stay battling Lupus).