Typical Thea Devine; not her best work or story, but still highly erotic.
From the back cover: From a private berth on the Orient Express, to the finest hotels & homes in Europe, to the mystical gateway of the East, these unlikely lovers risk a searing passion that will test the limits of desire & fate, as they face a danger greater, and more seductive, than any power they could ever imagine........
very enjoyable adventure story
Beyond Desire by Thea Devine
Brava Historical Romance
Alexandra's sister, Allegra has been kidnapped and the bracelets her father had secreted away before he died have been stolen by Dzmura. Alexandra refuses to let Ryder Culhane, the man who has haunted her thoughts for the last 2 years, to search for them on his own and offers herself as his prize for taking her along.
Ryder feels she will only hold him back and time is of the essence. With his 6th sense he can feel the danger around them. Will he find her sister and the bracelets? Will Alexandra be safe? Or is he the one in danger... from the woman who has offered herself to him?
They embark on a journey together and find love. They endure through train rides, desert paths, and over mountains while all the while someone is watching them and trying to kill them. They struggle with their feelings for each other; Alexandra's fear and inexperience, and the trust the have for each other.
Then, when they are almost to their destination, Alexandra is kidnapped by Dzmura's men and taken to him to become a part of his harem. Ryder is left to bring her back to him for she is his and will belong to no one else. Book rating: ￼
Ok read, but not a keeper.
Alexandra DeLisle might believe that Ryder Culhane is the very devil himself because of his uncanny sixth sense, but if he held the key to finding her abducted sister, she'd bargain with Lucifer himself. She'll do anything, from following Ryder halfway around the world to blackmail to posing as his concubine and submitting to his every intimate demand, and never count the cost ....