Millionaire Italian Ettore Severini was ready to marry--until he learned that Sophie Lang's innocent sensuality disguised a petty thief!
No reason to trust her...
When Ettore saw Sophie again, she was living in desperate poverty--with a baby. She denied the child was Ettore's--but then she denied the theft, too....
And the best reason to marry her!
Ettore had never forgotten her. Now marriage would bring him his son...revenge...and Sophie, at his mercy!
For Layla, princess of Tazkhan, her arranged marriage means one thing—a lifetime of cruelty and captivity. Such an unendurable prospect drives her to throw herself at the mercy of Sheikh Raz Al Zahki—her family's greatest enemy!
Raz demands one thing in return for the safe haven Layla is seeking—this brooding desert king wants to make her his queen! Her freedom might be secured, but now her heart is at risk, for soon she's lost to the scorching heat of their marriage bed. However, it will take more than fire to thaw her guarded husband….