6/13/2012

Crawl in Bed With Jaxx Steele


Crawling Into Bed With Jaxx Steele
And a Good Book

*crawls across bed* Important things first, are these sheets silk or cotton? silk

Very nice...What are you wearing? Boxers and a tank top

What are we snacking on in bed while we read tonight? Lays Barbeque chips and dip J

If I open this nightstand drawer, what will I find? My Nook, a vibrator and gel. LOL

Do you roll up in the blankets like a burrito, or kick the covers off during the night? I’m a kicker.

Can I put my cold feet on your calves to warm them up? Ewww, no.

What are we reading? I think you would enjoy finding out what a day on a pirate’s ship looks like. J Check out A Day on Plunderer’s Pride.


          Life is hard but worthwhile on the pirate ship Plunderer’s Pride. Follow Captain Julian Hazard and his band of ruffians as they go about their daily business. As you endure their daily struggles and nightly rewards you may find that a pirate’s life may be for you, too.

Excerpt:
Sir William Pendleton smoothed the ruffles on his pristine white blouse as he descended the staircase slowly. Two large silver buttons on his abdomen closed the black satin overcoat that swayed along the back of his calves. He exaggerated each step, overextending his legs, causing his foot to hit the stair heavily.
“Greetings, Captain Hazard. So good of you to stop by.” His voice was light and jovial.
“I am here at your request, Governor,” he stated just as cheerfully, walking over to meet him.
“Quite so. Well, in that case, I thank you for answering my summons,” the governor amended, offering the captain a limp wrist handshake. “I am a blunt man, Captain. I will come right to the point of this meeting. You have a reputation of attacking other ships taking whatever riches they have on board, the crew as well. Is there truth to this accusation?”
Captain Hazard wrapped his arms around his chest and raised a brow. “Aye. I take what I want and trade what I don’t need.” Irritation tinged his voice as he confirmed the allegation without faltering.
The governor raised his hands in surrender. “That is not a criticism, my good man, by no means. I ask because I am in need of such skills.” Governor Pendleton produced another scroll from a nearby desk draw. “This is a Letter of Marque. I would like you to stop a trade ship on its way back from the Americas. It is a Spanish galleon that makes birth out of Santa Domingo. It is said that they carry gold, silver, spices, silks, ivory, and the like. Whatever the cargo is I want it.”
Captain Hazard looked over the letter and nodded. “What is my cut?”
“Bring me half of the goods, and the other half is yours. That seems fair, does it not?”
Hazard thought on his offer. “What of the galleon’s crew?” he asked with a raised brow.
Sir Pendleton waved away his question. “Do what you will with them. Lay waste to whole lot for all I care. They are of no concern to me, only the treasure matters. Do we have an agreement?” he asked impatiently.
Captain Hazard looked over his shoulder at his companion. They had been sailing together for many years. He could read the man very well. Julian looked for signs of caution in Nigel’s handsome but blank expression, but saw none. Satisfied, he re-rolled the scroll and handed it over to Nigel before turning back to the governor.
“Aye, Governor, we have an accord.”
“Excellent! My spies tell me that the ship was due to leave the Americas just this morning in route to Santa Domingo loaded to the brim with my riches. If you leave with the rising sun you should be able to intercept them as they move past Cuba toward Haiti. I do not wish them to return to Hispaniola with riches I have already determined to be mine, Captain Hazard. Do not disappointment me,” Governor Pendleton added pointedly with an air of arrogance before turning on his heels to return to the stairs, abruptly ending their meeting.
The captain and his mate left the room quickly.
“Gather the men and meet me on the ship, Nigel. We leave before dawn.”
“Aye, sir,” he said, lagging behind him, already in motion to do his bidding.

Thanks for having me! If anyone is interested in reading more of my work stop by my website! www.jaxxsteele.com You will find free reads there as well. Friend me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/jaxxsteele?ref=tn_tnmn and follow me on Twitter:  I’d love to have you as a friend. J


4 comments:

  1. Jaxx my sweetie - this looks awesome! I do love me some pirate action *waggles brows and giggles*

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  2. I hope you like this one, too, Havan!

    Jaxx
    www.jaxxsteele.com

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  3. This one is awesome. Grab it everyone!

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