Friday, September 03, 2010

Forbidden - Christina Phillips

A slight change from the usual programming today, as I wanted to give you a heads-up about a new Berkley Heat author from down under.

I haven't had a chance to read Christina Phillips' Forbidden yet, but it's got centur
ions, druids, emperors - sounds awesome!

Here's more info on the book and the launch party direct from Christina.

Christina Phillips
He was a master of seduction - but no match for the magical allure of the woman he wanted most...

Carys knew from the moment she first spied on Maximus in his naked barbarian glory that he was a dangerous Roman centurion - his taut, battle-scarred flesh marking him as a fearless warrior. But her desire for him was as undeniable as it was illicit.

Charged by his emperor to eliminate a clan of powerful Druids in Britain, Maximus never expects his mission to be thwarted by the clan's ethereal princess, Carys, his daring voyeur. Falling under her spell, he doesn't realize her true heritage - until he captures her heart as well as her body.

As Carys's loyalties are twisted, and freedom is no longer her single-minded obsession, an avenging former lover threatens to crush Maximus's people into oblivion. Now Carys and Maximus must overcome the devastation of war and face the ultimate sacrifice if their forbidden love is to survive.

Excerpt (Over 18s only)

To help celebrate the release of Forbidden, Christina Phillips's debut Roman/Druid Ancient Historical Romance from Berkley Heat, she's holding a launch party with lots of amazing authors and fabulous giveaways!

In addition, Christina's giving away a signed copy of
Forbidden to one lucky person who helps spread the love. All you have to do is mention the party (you can copy and paste this blurb), being held from 1st to 6th September at

You can Tweet about it, blog, Facebook, MySpace or anything! And then drop her an email at ChristinapPh @ gmail dot com (no spaces) to let her know. Please put Forbidden Launch Party (or something similar) in the subject line. The winner will be drawn for that on Monday 6th September.

And if you'd like to also put the trailer up on your sites, please do!!! The YouTube link to embed is

(The book club will return tomorrow!)


Katie Dalton said...

Hello Nalini, I just read your book Bonds of Justice and reviewed it on my blog. :) Feel free to stop by and check it out.

take care :)

Tiona said...

Oh, this book sounds great! I actually wrote my first book which was about a Roman soldier and a Princess, hehe. Love that it's slightly different than the usual fare. Sounds great!
Thanks for sharing, Nalini!