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The Desert King's Virgin Bride (The Desert Princes #3)

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As Sheikh of Kharastan, Malik has no time for distractions. But when Sorrel, an Englishwoman in his care, wants to explore the "pleasures" of the West, Malik decides he will be the one to teach her the ways of seduction! Malik wants Sorrel, but he will not dishonor her. Yet, as sheikh, he is expected to marry and his bride "must" be pure. Is the answer to make Sorrel his v ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2007)
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Jenny
Jul 29, 2013 Jenny rated it it was amazing
Oh my! This was such a beautiful love story. Cheesy, romantic, sweet not to mention emotional. I am a sucker for unrequited love and it made me sad seeing the heroine's adoration for the hero not being returned. He was quite oblivious and in denial but he was vulnerable and I enjoyed his jealousy and possessiveness. The final chapter was without a doubt the sweetest most romantic chapter I've read! I want my own Malik!
Ann Keller
May 09, 2010 Ann Keller rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
Sheikh Malik was Sorrel’s guardian. She’d come to him as a teenager and over the years, he’d never shirked his responsibility to ensure her well being. Sorrel fit so well into his calm, orderly world that Malik hadn’t realized how much time had passed. Sorrel had grown into a bright and exceptionally beautiful young woman, eager for a taste of adventures in the West! Unfortunately, Malik didn’t agree with her.

Sorrel’s abrupt departure brings Malik to his senses. He never realized how much she di
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Sue Child
My favourite of the three Desert Princes. Malik, although ruthless, is more cold and emotionally distant with a sense of honour.

SPOILER He didn’t discover he was in love until the end of the book and I wondered how Sharon was going to pull that off, but she did so very well END OF SPOILER

I love Sharon’s voice and writing style, there’s a likeable heroine, and intensity in a fantasy setting. She writes some of the best love scenes in the Modern line-up with a high degree of sensuality and sexual
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Mar 29, 2015 Amyclare111 rated it it was ok
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Jan 30, 2010 Sabihah rated it did not like it


Before: The only reason I am going to read this book is because I received it for free when I bought a women's magazine. Not my type, but decided to read it before getting rid of it.

After: What a waste of time! Superficial. As a result of this book I am not even bothering with reading the other free books I received with magazines.
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I was told off as a child for making up stories—little did I know that one day I’d earn my living by writing them!

To the horror of my parents, I left school at sixteen and held a bewildering variety of jobs: I was a London DJ (in the now-trendy Primrose Hill), a decorator and a singer. After that I became a cook, a photographer and, eventually, a nurse. I waitressed in the south of France, drove a
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Other Books in the Series

The Desert Princes (4 books)
  • The Sheikh's English Bride (Harlequin Presents, #2612)
  • The Sheikh's Unwilling Wife
  • The Desert Princes: The Sheikh's English Bride / The Sheikh's Unwilling Wife / The Desert King's Virgin Bride

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