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Taken by the Sheikh

4.28  ·  Rating details ·  68 ratings  ·  17 reviews
Three desert Sheikhs. Three captive brides…

Bound by duty to honor their father’s dying wish, three royal brothers must marry their destined brides… by whatever means necessary…

Book 1: Hostage to the Sheikh ~ Mel Teshco

Sheikh Shahzad Salah al Din doesn’t have time for hearts and flowers, not when his parents’ bodies are barely even cold in their graves and his country, Oman
ebook, 220 pages
Published December 25th 2014 by melchristinacathleen
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Jun 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am very partial to a Sheikh so the tile of this boxed set had me grabbing for them and I was smiling at the end. We have three very alpha Sheikhs, brothers who have all spent a lot of time in the western world and now that they have their own lands to protect they must do what is needed and that according to the Grand Vizier is to marry virgins hand -picked by him, one very wise man, let the journeys begin.

Stolen by the Sheikh, Cathleen Ross
Jamal El-Amin is in London finding his bride to be, d
Dec 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Taken by the Sheikh was an excellent trilogy around three brothers and their wives to be. Wives that are modernized and don’t necessarily want to be wives. The brothers are bound by duty to take their wives and soon. All three stories were sweet and seamlessly woven together. While each story can be read on it’s own, the third brings them back together nicely.

In the first, Hostage to the Sheikh, Lexi goes about her day. Little does she know that she is meant to be the bride of a sheikh. Shahzad
Dec 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is the first time I have read any of these authors and I really enjoyed each story. Each story is about one of the brothers who now have to marry since their father has been murdered. It was interesting reading about these sheikhs, obviously they are very alpha males and trying to do their duty to their country with some resistance from their brides to be. I was hooked from the first story and they flowed very well together even though they were each written by different authors. I was give ...more
Dec 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
'Taken by the Sheikh' (Book 1: Hostage to the Sheikh by Mel Teshco, Book 2: The Sheikh's Mistaken Bride by Christina Phillips, and Book 3: Sold to the Sheikh by Cathleen Ross) is a amazing collection. This was the first time I have read anything by these wonderful authors and I was hooked from the very beginning. This entire set is well written and the story flowed smoothly. It was a pleasure to read this set. I look forward to reading more by each of these authors in the future. Highly recommen ...more
Jodi Ciorciari-marinich
Dec 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Great collection of stories. I enjoyed all 3 of them. Mel, Christina and Cathleen are new authors for me and this was a good way to get a feel of their writing. I really liked all 3 brothers in these and thought they were all well written and couldnt put it down. The stories itself were original and not the type you read in every book about Sheikhs. Will definitely be reading more from these ladies.GREAT JOB
Michelle for Book Spots and Thoughts
Christina Phillips, author of book 3 in this trilogy, sent me an ARC for an honest review of these stories. When she sent me the ARC, I had no idea it was for three separate books. I loved that each author had their own style, but each story followed three brothers, all royalty, and their journey of claiming their promised mates. Each book centers on one of the brothers, starting first with the Sheikh himself, Shahzad, and his kidnapping of his promised, Lexi. Lexi has no idea she has been promi ...more
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Book 1: Hostage to the Sheikh ~ Mel Teshco
So...a guy kidnaps you, tells you that you will marry him, and you do him the same day. Being a virgin an all. Ok. I would not jump into bed with my creepy but sexy kidnapper, but maybe Lexi just wants to get laid.

Shahzad was all alpha, bordering on alphahole. Lexi was...malleable. They do it. There is drama and they live happily ever after.

Book 2: The Sheikh’s Mistaken Bride ~ Christina Phillips
This one was better in the doing your kidnapper aspect. The
Dec 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: contemporary

Taken by the Sheikh.
by, Mel Teshco, Christina Phillips, Cathleen Ross.

This trilogy consists of a story of three Sheikhs, who on their fathers dying wish are honor bound to marry.

Book 1: Hostage of the Sheikh by Mel Teshco. Tells the story of the eldest brother. He knows who is to be his wife, a long ago arrangement will secure peace for his country. All he has to do is get her, and marry her. Only she's not to happy about the union. Well he'll just have to resort to a little kidnapping.

Book 2:
Dec 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this is was an easy enjoyable read and very romantic!!!
Deanna from Deanna's World
Sep 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
I want to start this review by saying that I was attracted to reading this series of books due to a hilarious review on Goodreads which pointed out that the premise of all the stories were improbable and the heroes were all alphaholes. I love the word "alphahole". It's a new word for me and I was most curious to find out what it meant when describing a hero. Might start a whole new trend of heroes!

In reading these books, I also needed to set aside some pretty ingrained personal prejudices agains
Tina Williams
Jan 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sheer Indulgence!

This boxed set was just what I needed to combat the cold winter nights, containing not one but THREE desert hotties to fulfill my fantasies.… I really liked the overarching plot which linked the three stories and characters together. Also kudos to the authors for exploring the cultural differences between the heroes and their three chosen brides and the self-sacrifices those in their position are expected to make for their country. Of course the scorching love making scenes, of
Dec 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This trilogy was great!! I received an ARC from one of the authors.

The stories span three brothers having to marry quickly in order to prevent civil war in their country upon the assassination of their father, the King & his first wife.

The first story (Hostage to The Sheikh), tells the story of the eldest brother, Shahzad. He has known for some time who his bride is and has kept watch over her from afar. He kidnaps her to facilitate a quick wedding - out of duty - only to find himself totall
Rosemary K
Dec 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The Salah al Din family lost their father and leader in a terrorist attack. Now his sons must move on and secure their future and that of their country. They need to marry. This might not be easy. Their brides may be chosen but love and fate have other plans. I loved meach of these three stories. I really can't choose a favorite. The characters are well written and grabbed my attention. The Sheiks are all Alpha and very passionate. Their loves are just as strong willed and are determined to be l ...more
Cyn Mistress Kitty
3.5 Stars.
Interesting concept of Sheikh's in a contemporary setting especially when it usually takes place in a historical setting. With all the unrest in the Middle East, this can be tricky and may not be a popular read.
This book contained 3 stories about 3 Prince brothers claiming their brides and also some intrigue. The women gave in to their captures awfully fast, oh, and btw, they were all virgins and the intrigue was glossed over and fixed very quickly.
My favorite story was the second book
Apr 21, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Every romance reader loves a good Sheikh romance and this boxed set has three. R

Taken: when Rafi offered to fulfill the marriage contract with Maysara to free his brother so he could marry the woman he loved, he didn't expect to enjoy the little spitfire. Now his only worry is convincing her he isn't like her cruel father so she can learn to care for him. Can he succeed? Or will they have only a political union that she will try to escape such as the one that broke her mother?
Jan 24, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 stars. Not a lot of details. Simple but good.
May 21, 2015 rated it liked it
Interesting romance set about three brothers. Each story being written by a different author.
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Mel Teshco grew up in Australia, where her seemingly gypsy dad and ever patient mother saw her living in many areas of the East Coast, along with her sister and two brothers.

Each new home stimulated an already over-active imagination, where she spent as much time dreaming about fantasy worlds as the real world - the fantasy sometimes being much better.
Now living on a small rural property with th