The irresistible call of adventure brings lovely Christina Wakefield to the alluring Arabian desert. But fate imprisons her after she encounters Sheik Abu, the strikingly handsome though arrogant adventurer, whom she had known in England as Philip Caxton.Once Christina had rejected Philip's... show more
The irresistible call of adventure brings lovely Christina Wakefield to the alluring Arabian desert. But fate imprisons her after she encounters Sheik Abu, the strikingly handsome though arrogant adventurer, whom she had known in England as Philip Caxton.Once Christina had rejected Philip's fervent offer of marriage. But now she is to be his slave -- desperate for the freedoms denied her...yet weakened by her heart's blazing desire to willingly explore her virile captor's most sensuous cravings.
Publish date: November 24th 2009
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Victorian Romance
It is a very disturbing book. I completely understand why some reviewers hate this book. This book is so politically incorrect. I shook my head so many times reading this book. Kidnapping, rape (or not rape, let's not get stuck in technicality here, she was forced into the situation, Whether she enj...
I love Johanna Lindsey!! I hate Captive Bride!! I thought the dialogue was silly and contrived, the plot was very simplistic and the few romance scenes were not so much 'romance' scenes as they were 'rape' scenes. With each 'romance' scene I got more and more angry with the story and just wanted to...
Love that she got her characters out of England, but it still has a huge pet peeve of mine. The title should have given it away, but I'm sorry, the following just doesn't work for me:I must have you.No!I'll make you want me. (Proceeds to grope and fondle the girl while she half struggles, half goes ...
Really fast read. Liked the story – but the writing just did not seem up to par. Then I read it was one of her first books - makes since.
This is one of the first Johanna Lindsey books I read. It was magic. It was also my first official sheikh book. Ever since I have had a weakness for sheikh romances. I can't even count how many times I read this book. It's been a while but I remember being absolutely transfixed by the writing and...