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The Return of the Sheikh (Arabian Heat #1)

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His Latest, Greatest Conquest

After a seven-year absence, Crown Prince Zain Mehdi returns to his throne with a tarnished reputation and finds a fiery, blue-eyed political consultant named Madison Foster to help him repair it. But Madison isn't just another plaything for the sheikh….

A romance between a royal and a commoner is forbidden, yet Madison can't resist the passionat
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 7th 2013 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2013)
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I liked the book, plenty of angst because of hero's impending coronation and the rules that he has to marry a royal. Plenty of sequel baiting with the hero's brothers and a miracle pregnancy. Despite being predictable it made for a good read.
Apr 29, 2013 Susan rated it really liked it
Good book. Zain has returned to Bajul to take his place as king. He had left seven years before after arguing with his father about bringing the country into the modern era. Since leaving he has acquired the reputation of a playboy and now has to repair that image in order to go forward with his plans. He is not happy that his brother has hired Madison to provide that help. He's more interested in luring Madison to his bed than in talking business with her. Her independence and attitude draws ...more
Kaycee Sapinoso
Full of angst, misunderstandings, true love and noble sacrifices with an added dash of secret pregnancy. I loved the melodrama of it all.
Patricia Murphy
Zain actually was living in L.A., but then his father died, and he came home to take over the role of sheikh. He thought he'd be able to put his heart into it and do the job, but his brother was also there, and his brother remained true to the people and wanted to be the sheikh, too. Madison tried to help Zain fit into his new role. At first, he was a womanizer who liked Madison, but she wanted to stay away from him. This story is about how they work through their problems, and eventually, the ...more
Linked to these books, who feature the other Mehdi royals: One Night with the Sheikh (Rafiq Mehdi), The Sheikh's Secret Heir (Tarek Azzmar, illegitimate son of Bajul's former king), The Sheikh's Son (Adan Mehdi) & featuring the sister to the heroine in The Sheikh's Son, One Hot Desert Night.
Jul 06, 2013 Tawnya rated it really liked it
I love to read Sheikh books, and this one did not disappoint. Hope to read about the brothers in the future!
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"Gold's Sheikh is sexy, tortured and absolutely irresistible, and Madison is the perfect match." RT Book Reviews, rated 4 1/2 stars
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Kristi Gold has a fondness for beaches, baseball and bridal reality shows. She saw the release of her first book in 2000 and since that time has published over thirty books for Harlequin. She's written for the Desire, Special Edition, Everlasting Love and Superromance Imprints. Kristi has also been a Romantic Times award winner, National Reader's Choice winner and three-time Romance Writer's of ...more
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Arabian Heat (5 books)
  • One Night with the Sheikh
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