She was the privileged daughter of a king, envied for her delectable beauty.
He was the all-powerful ruler of Egypt, worshipped as a god by his people.
And when Shanda, unwilling, was sent by her father as a gift to Pharaoh, sparks of anger flew between them-for she refused to suppress her bold, independent spirit for any man, especially such an arrogant one, who saw her as nothing but a possession, a jewel in his harem.
But soon he was intrigued by her...by her exotic golden-haired beauty...her innocence...and her defiant will. And the sparks of fury ignited into a blazing flame of passion that burned like the desert sun-and would shape their destiny forever!