Friday, March 19, 2010

Egg-cerpt Exchange: Anita Philmar

Today we have an excerpt exchange. Author, Anita Philmar, has generously provided us with a peek into her story, Banished Scoundrel.

The blurb, excerpt and buy info can be found below.

while we normally run a PG-13-ish ship around here, the following blurb contains a few passages that make me blush.** Y'all know I blush easily, but keep this in mind as you scroll down, and If You are Under the Age of 18, please avert your gaze. :-D


From The Wilder Side of Wild Rose Press
and now available at

Banished Scoundrel

Blurb: Known scoundrel Jack Avery must earn the queen's forgiveness by rescuing her missing daughter from the human world. His sources reveal the Princess Noelani is being held by a powerful man who likes a good game of chance. So with twenty borrowed pieces of gold Jack enters the high-stakes game. Only the lady he encounters is no princess. This pretty Kitty makes him want to hear her purr.

Under a memory spell, Kitty recalls nothing before the governor bought her from her parents and offered her protection from those he claims would kill her kind. So what if, in order to control her, he forces Kitty to morph then deprives her of sexual release after transformation. But the crafty card player she is assigned to “entertain” reveals himself as a kindred spirit—a shape shifter—and unravels the lie she’s been forced to live.

Together Jack and Kitty risk it all, for the stakes are high and the prize is worth it...freedom, forgiveness, love.

Banished Scoundrel

Excerpt -

“Have you dropped off your stipend for the game
tomorrow?” She laid her finely, manicured hand on
his arm. The dainty touch sent sparks of awareness
through him, and his cock swelled. “The governor
likes to put all the money in his strongbox for
safekeeping before the party begins.”

Jack reined in his desire and reminded himself
of his primary objective—to transport the lady back
to Ardenia.

However, he liked Sloan’s clever rule. If a man
didn’t contribute the required gold coins to the game,
the governor shouldn’t waste resources entertaining
him. “No, I can’t say that I have. I arrived just a few
moments ago.”

“Then let me show you to the study, and I’ll
fetch you a drink.” She touched his arm again and
stepped into the foyer.

He bowed his head slightly and played the
unfamiliar part of a refined gentleman. “And you

She fluttered her hand over her face and
brushed a wisp of light brown hair from her brow.
“The governor calls me Kitty. It’d probably be best if
you did, too.”

“What an alluring name? It makes me think of a
cat with its lips covered by a luscious coat of cream.”
Jack stared at Kitty’s mouth, and his tongue tingled
at the idea of tasting her rich, flavorful lust.

She giggled and wove her hand through the
crook in his arm. The soft swell of her breast
bumped against his arm. “Oh, you’re naughty, but I
love the alluring image.”

“Then, I hope you’ll let me have a taste later.”
He didn’t crowd her but allowed her to step back.
She led him across the entranceway to a door on the
other side.

Remember she’s a princess.

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