Olivia Gates's THE DESERT KING takes the reader away to a world where her characters breathe passion not just with their bodies but in the heart, in every word and action. Open this book and be prepared for everything else to go by the wayside except Kamal and Aliyah's story! Olivia Gates thrills with her descriptions. Power radiates from the bodies of her characters, Aliyah as much as Kamal, as they face one another, indeed surprise one another, with their strength of character. The ending leaves the reader convinced that Kamal and Aliyah are two lovers who have given the other exactly what they needed to be whole and also given to the kingdom, through their passion for one another, an amazing gift that will revitalize not only them but the kingdom. From trickery comes eternal love, a love able to change lives and land. The very language of THE DESERT KING mesmerizes the reader as Olivia Gates has some of the best one-liners ever. Indeed, her unique vision revitalizes language itself in the dialog with lines that inspire this reader to memorize them for their sheer uniqueness, beauty and humor. From the heights of passion to the threat of gut-wrenching loss, Olivia Gates takes the reader on one intense emotional journey. In her debut series for Silhouette Desire and this spellbinding finale of THE DESERT KING, Olivia Gates has a powerful, intense voice destined to become a classic in the romance genre.