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Defiant in the Desert

When only scandal will do Sara Williams’s hand in marriage was bought and paid for when she was a child, to cover a debt the size of a small country. ... read more

ISBN: 9781472002709
Published: Dec 2013


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When only scandal will do

Sara Williams’s hand in marriage was bought and paid for when she was a child, to cover a debt the size of a small country. She knew her wedding day would come but, now an independent career woman, Sara is determined never to marry anyone!

Middle Eastern diplomat Suleiman Abd al-Aziz has the honour of delivering Sara to her desert destiny – the bed of her sheikh fiancé. But with his charge so sexy when she’s angry, and so definitively forbidden, Suleiman’s iron will is tested to the limit.

Sara’s only escape from this marriage is ruination, so she sets about seducing her achingly handsome but immovable escort…

‘What can you say about Sharon Kendrick? Another simply brilliant book!’

– Hannah, Carer, Cotswolds

not so good

Rating By Susan, 01 Nov 2013

not up to the usual standard. The male was weak in the end and she treated him like a slave. I wont read again


Rating By R, 19 Nov 2013

Although in general I'm not a great fan of the royal/sheikh-desert them I judge each book on its own merits and this is one of the better ones. Quite a large part of it actually takes place in the UK. I like the way the author has challenged the normal M&B perceptions of this genre and given the plot a different and original path. Although half Arab initially Sara's British character is to the fore and even if some of her actions were surprisingly naive she was able to well stand up for he

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