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El Mandato Del Jeque (Desert Nights #2)

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El hijo del jeque

Lujayn Morgan había dejado al príncipe Jalal Aal Shalaan para casarse con otro hombre…que había muerto poco después. Antes de su matrimonio, Jalal y Lujayn habían compartido una noche inolvidable, de modo que no había manera de negar que el hijo de Lujayn también lo era de Jalal. El matrimonio era la única respuesta, pero Jalal era uno de los candidatos al
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published August 20th 2013 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2012)
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Christa Runge
Jul 25, 2012 Christa Runge rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lujayn Morgan and Prince Jalal Aal Shalaan had carried on a secret affair for four years, until she walked out and married his wealthy best friend. Now that her husband is dead, with only a touch, she succumbs to Jalal and they share an unforgettable night proving their passion is still alive. In the morning she pleads with him to leave her alone and never try to contact her again. But he soon learns he cannot for she has been hiding his child from him. Now he has to prove to her he wants to cla ...more
Dee
Those who know me know that I love a good sheikh book and that I think that OG is one of the best in writing about them, but I am sorry to say this one just didn't hit the mark.

It was just a bit too busy, it was well over the top with all the drama and it just didn't seem like a sheikh book. A lot of the drama wasn't fully explained especially the bit about Lujayn's marriage to another guy. I am so sick and tired of hearing about his mother, the wicked and much disliked exiled queen that I think
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Jennie -  Webbweaver Reviews
This story is so full of twists, turns and fabulous characters I could hardly put it down!
This is the first book I've read where I actually was on the hero's side from the very beginning, despite what appearances were showing.
The intense, searing emotions in this story had my heart rate doubling.It was heartbreaking reading about Jalal's life being played out almost behind his back by 2 women most important to him. Neverthelesss, there it was and it was crushing!
The intensity and tenderness imbu
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Amelia
Sep 06, 2012 Amelia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
For the second book in the Desert Knights series, there are secrets to discover and devious manipulations that must be overcome before genuine happiness can come into the lives of its spirited couple. Olivia Gates once again delivers when creating a sheikh hero who conveys alpha tendencies yet can be brought to his knees by one female.

Since he believes the only woman that he has ever loved is gone from his life forever, Prince Jalal Aal Shalaan wants to be the next king of Azmahar as it will gi
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Josie
Sep 22, 2012 Josie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Sheikh's Claim has it all. Fantastic, emotional writing like no other, matched hero and heroine who strike a lightning storm off each other from start to finish, very good reasons and rationalizations for the misunderstandings and why it wouldn't have worked in the past between them, and an actual and highly interesting plot in the background set among a very rich setting and secondary characters. All in all, another masterpiece that Olivia Gates manages to compose in the boundaries of what ...more
Saly
Too much over the top & drama and I had a hard time following what was going on. I also felt that the heroine marriage wasn't explained, did she love her husband?Was it a real marriage? Heroine had been involved with the hero for four years, but well they never cleared the air, she was a model and her mom a servant of the hero's evil mother. She thought she was his dirty secret and felt degraded every time she was with him, he kept her a secret because of his mother, so to get out she marrie ...more
Cari
Jun 08, 2012 Cari rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: desire, olivia-gates
Olivia Gates is sooo talented. I love how she builds the relationships in her books. You feel what the characters feel and root for both. You'll want to read all of her books after reading one.
Tanya Mayes
Nov 10, 2012 Tanya Mayes rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: harlequin-desire
Wow this book had drama on overdrive. I felt myself wanting to cry at the end. Some people are just to evil to live. Good job to the writer. Will we ever find out who becomes King???
Geraldine Sadiku
Hot passionate romance at its best. Will take you away to a different way of life great for escapism. Highly recommonded
Beverly Diehl
Jun 02, 2013 Beverly Diehl rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
3.5 stars. As always, Gates delivers with the scorching sex scenes, opening with one of hate/revenge sex, but I found this one harder to get into than others I've read.

Part of it was time-jumpy - we start with the hate sex, almost on top of her husband's coffin, two years after Lujayn left Jalal (and IMMEDIATELY married his once-best friend?), which was after Jalal and Lujayn had had a secret "thing" going on for four years - and then the story picks up two years after that (the hate sex which r
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Chantal ❤️
It was one train wreck of a relationship that he treated her like a whore even though she was a virgin and for 4 years she let him until she almost destroyed herself in the process. He was an total four letter word. I could have started a hate club with this guy and hired a hit man to kill him!!! He does redeem himself a little but I still did not like that it took a baby for him to come to senses. after the way he treated her and the things he said to her ho could she just drop her drawers and ...more
Jennifer Mcpherson
Reading an Olivia book is like I'm living it... She set the standards so high and then tops it again ..Thank you An absolutely must read...
Oky Septya
Apr 12, 2013 Oky Septya rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: harlequin, ebook
That's more like it. Lebih oke daripada volum pertama. Feelingnya dapet dan Jalal emang lebih lovable daripada karakter Haidar, jadi yah secara keseluruhan lebih enak dibaca lag. Haha. Dan dibuku ini seluruh keluarga kerajaan muncul loh.. duh kayaknya saya emang kudu bener2 baca seri2 Olivia Gates sebelumnya supaya bisa kenalan sama ALIYAH, AMJAD, DLL.

Di buku ini Demon Queen juga muncul utk pertama kalinya, ga hanya asal disebut2 konspirasinya ajah tapi beneran dimunculin orangnya. Nyam, nyam. J
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Tia
Aug 10, 2012 Tia rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This novel was filled to the top with drama. So much so, it was too busy to even concentrate on reading correctly. I was just frustrated with it! I usually like the sheikh/desert prince books but this one made me partially dislike it. I just couldn't get into it and I thought about killing the book half way into it.
Tigger
Jan 31, 2016 Tigger rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars
Really good story!

On to the last book in the series...all good things must come to an end!
Debbie
Sep 29, 2012 Debbie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read on Kindle. I haven't cared for Olivia Gates books lately and have thought about not reading them anymore. But I actually liked this one. Can't wait for the next.
Mem
Dec 09, 2013 Mem rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Roub
Sep 05, 2013 Roub rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
i did not like the book dat much. it focused on too many other details. and the society they lived in was too narrow-minded
Dracanea
Dracanea rated it liked it
May 30, 2013
Diane
geez, if you think that your mother-in-law is bad, check out the one in this book!
Diana
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