First they were childhood friends and then lovers and then life changed for both of them. Desi became a model and sheikh Salah returned home to the desert and responsibility. Their love and passion consumed them both and then as all things happen in life, things fell apart due to a press release, pride and misunderstandings.
Now Desi is on a mission to help her closest friend Samiha obtain her greatest wish to marry the man she loves, not the arranged marriage her brothers want for her, to marry her distant cousin Salah. Desi’s plan is to seduce Salah no matter what cost to her heart and help her friend.
When she arrives in Khouri it’s under false pretenses as she’s requested to Salah’s father, that she’s interested in a “dig” and he can’t refuse her request because of the years Desi’s family befriended his son. However, she’s greated by Salah and he’s now a man she doesn’t recognize…..he’s a man she’s doesn’t even recognize but a man she’s here in his country to seduce and betray.
Their journey was very painful to read. It’s obvious from the moment they see each other again that they both haven’t put the past to rest and that they still want each other. It’s a very dangerous game, full of passion, lies and so many misunderstandings from the past which wasted ten years of happiness they could have enjoyed.
Alexandra Sellers definitely has a passion for the desert, the sheikh genre and when you read the Sheikh’s Betrayal you are emerged in the desert and culture from the beginning to end. This author is a master storyteller and takes deception and turns it around to a brilliant love story.
What had brought Desiree Drummond to his desert land? Sheikh Salah Al Khouri knew the celebrated beauty must have an ulterior motive…hadn't she always? He'd let her slip from his grasp once, but he wouldn't make the same mistake again. Before the week was out, she would be in his bed.
Desperation had driven Desi back into Salah's life. And though the man who looked at her with such cold eyes was so different from the one she remembered, her goal remained. She had to stop Salah's long-awaited arranged royal marriage…any way she could.
Friday, August 21, 2009
Saturday, August 08, 2009
I had forgotten about 1st Choice (used) books and then I remembered when I wanted Susan Mallery's Desert Rogues collection, I was able to purchase the older books all in once place with only one charge for shipping and handling.
I just added a new author, Alexandra Sellers and see that she has a ton of books in her Sons of the Desert Series. Her latest release Sheikh'[s Betrayal is wonderful which led me today to order the rest since I can't purchase them at Harlequin backlist.
I also ordered some additional "sheikh" authors I've never read and can't wait for my order to arrive.
So if you're interested in collecting a series and paying only one shipping and handling, then here is the link. Just use "Fletch", type in sheikh books and have fun!
Thursday, August 06, 2009
For the past several years I’ve seen blog posts about Delaney’s Desert Sheikh so I was curious and went on Amazon. It was released in 2002 and now the paperback is selling used on amazon for $19.00. I contacted the author and here’s what she said:
DELANEY’S DESERT SHEIKH RETURNSI am so excited to announce the return of Book 1 of the Westmoreland series, which will kick off the re-release of all the others in regular book form. Thanks to Harlequin!!
But what is so special about Delaney’s book being released is that it will be included in a “2-books-in-1” edition titled, WRAPPED IN PLEASURE.
In addition to getting Delaney’s story, you will get another sheikh story that features Sheikh Rasheed Valdemon from the Madaris and Friends Series. You may recall
Rasheed from Fire and Desire and Unfinished Business. Rasheed’s story will be titled Seduced by a Stranger. WRAPPED IN PLEASURE IS SCHEDULED TO HIT THE BOOK STORES JANUARY OF 2010!!
Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Sunday, August 02, 2009
Saturday, August 01, 2009
Laney you are the winner of Kate Hardy's book and Renee, you've won Susan Stephens. Congrats to the winners and thanks to all of you for your posts. I emailed you for your details.
Posted by Marilyn Shoemaker at 2:26 PM