"This is what a love story should be." - RT Book Reviews

He saved her life. Now it's her turn - to help him save his country. By marrying him.

Rafiq paid a sheikh's ransom to rescue Belle Winters. The ransom is a national treasure but also a traditional bridal gift to the sheikh's betrothed. Now his people expect a royal wedding.

Belle owes Rafiq so much. How can she deny him this sham marriage that will keep the peace in his fledgling island democracy? They're from different worlds. She's a dedicated archaeologist from an ordinary family. He's descended from a line of autocratic adventurers and buccaneers. Is their marriage simply a political necessity or a passionate destiny?


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"This is what a love story should be. Annie West has created a strong, combustible twosome." ~ 4.5 stars from Sandra Garcia-Myers of Romantic Times 

"With Annie West's first foray into writing about sheikhs, she did one heck of a job. I could not put the book down and even had to read it a second time. Belle and Rafiq are two characters who learn to give each other what is needed without sacrificing anything.  I have to say that this book tops my list of favorites in the Sheikhs category...as long as authors like Annie West write so wonderfully about Sheikhs, I will continue to read and dream." ~ 4 Blue Ribbons, Shayla, The Romanc . . . Reviews Continue

North America Edition

To be Released : July 2007


United Kingdom Edition

To be Released : April 2011


Australia / New Zealand Edition

To be Released : May 2007


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