Honour demanded that he protect her, passion made him claim her. She planned to be all business, but nothing could have prepared Sara for the strength and sensuality of Sheikh Tariq Abdullah. When they met she couldn't help but respond to the magnetism of this powerful man. Born to rule, Tariq was accustomed to being obeyed. When their convoy was brutally ambushed and business consultant Sara was attacked, he'd do anything to protect the woman at his side. Trapped in the desert, surrounded by unseen enemies, he would fight to get Sara to safety...but they couldn't fight a desire hotter than the burning sands!