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A bad experience with a man leaves budding artist Rosalie Winters leery of men. During a vacation on Q’aroum she meets Arik. She’s attracted to him but also afraid to let him any where near her heart. As she gets to know him she becomes more comfortable; he’s not like the other men she has known. Not wanting him to know about her past nor the fact that her sister is married to the Prince, Rosalie wants to treated like a normal person, not like she is a part of a royal family. When Rosalie feels things are starting to get too personal, she leaves and returns to her sisters side. But can she forget the Sheikh that broke down the barriers around her heart?
Sheikh Arik Kareem Ben Hassan never has any problems when it comes to women. So when he first sees Rosalie on the beach, Arik assumes she will just fall at his feet. Up close, however, he can see the wariness in the lovely young woman's eyes. Her body language explicitly says to back off. Undaunted, he sets out to seduce her. He shows her the way’s a man can cherish a woman. Once he has her in his bed he wants more but before he can tell her she disappears. When he does find her, he discovers her real identity, becoming angry and hurt by her omission. Can he set things right in time or will he loose the one woman who holds his heart?
This is a story of two people, Arik and Rosalie, who don’t realize until it’s almost too late that they need each other. Can they get past the old hurts and mistrust in their lives and come together to create new memories?
Annie West has done it again with THE SHEIKH’S PLEASURE, the follow up story to The Sheikh’s Ransomed Bride. The characters are fully developed and loveable. Arik is exactly the kind of man that Rosalie needs. These two people fit together like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle - each made to complete the othe r. I look forward to reading more of Annie West’s work.
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