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Desert Barbarian (Mills and Boon Romance #1400)

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What the desert claims, it keeps

Was the saying true, Marie wondered. On the moonlit sands of a desert oasis, they were utterly alone.

"Why have you brought me here?" Marie's voice was husky with alarm. Did this arrogant stranger want only the ransom her wealthy father would pay... or was there something more?

Her captor gave her a mocking smile. "You wanted to see the wild,
Paperback, Large Print, 253 pages
Published 1984 by Harlequin (first published 1978)
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From the cover, one would expect some significant degree of sheiky action and sexxoring. But you'd be wrong! And even though I eventually came around to see the book's finer points with the gentle intervention and kindly encouragement of a certain Tammy, it still left me feeling a little unsatisfied.

For all of 33 pages, we get Desert Barbarian action, with the heroine Marie frisking about in Arabian geography, utterly bored with the sterile hotel tourist life. She wants some local color and exci
I enjoyed the exotic aspects of the book, but really the whole thing was just nonsense. Plus it's hard to take a guy who's unfortunately named Stonor seriously (in all seriousness).
Nov 16, 2016 KC marked it as avoid
I can't help but think of a stoner when I read the name of the hero, Stonor. LOL. From the reviews, this doesn't sound all that romantic or sheiky either.
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