Sally Ibarra has royal blood in her veins, and the power to bring peace to the war-torn kingdom of Tari’ell. But the price is marriage to the powerful Sheikh Khalid Ash-Hareth and she is certainly no match for this man. One look at him and her body begins to tremble; his touch sparks flames in her soul. Khalid has already lost one fiancé. Assassinated by factions that oppose his union to the once-great Ibarra family, he knows Sally is at risk of the same fate. When his desire to protect her turns into something else the power she exerts over him becomes impossible to ignore. His marriage of convenience is becoming anything but! Dogged by danger and desire, mistrust and ancient blood grudges, Sally and Khalid have everything against them. Can they find a way to make their marriage work, despite the odds? And will Sally be kept safe from the same threats that killed Khalid’s first fiancé?