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Desire in the Desert - cover

Desire in the Desert

Barbara Cartland

Publisher: Barbara Cartland

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Summary

Dashing Druce Pevel, the Marquis of Peverell, Lord of all he surveys, with women falling at his feet…
 
A pair of money-grabbing, murderous cousins bent on bleeding him dry – or even dead…
 
Shamara, an innocent, yet strangely exotic, Missionary’s daughter, plucked from an orphanage to become the Marquis’s ward…
 
A bewildered Shamara finds herself voyaging aboard his yacht to Senegal – where it’s the Marquis’s turn to be bewildered when they’re kidnapped by a tribal chieftain and held for ransom in his kasbah…
 
At first he is mystified… How is it that this innocent abroad knows the ways of the Africans – even speaks their language. How has she such wisdom beyond her tender years? Then, as he watches over her sleeping in their kasbah prison, Druce is suddenly smitten – and taken aback by the fierceness and passion with which he swears, “I will kill anyone who hurts her!”
Available since: 12/23/2021.

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