Proud Juliette Hawkins was terrified when Barbary brigands overran her Mediterranean-bound ship. For safekeeping, they handed her over to Deric Raleigh, an Englishman turned desert trader, and the redhead's terror turned to fury. How dare this arrogant mercenary-her own countryman-continue to hold her captive! But as they traveled deeper into the Sahara, the independent beauty came to rely on Deric's expertise more and more. Soon admiration became desire...and Juliette yearned to love the very man she was suppose to hate!
Caravan leader Deric Raleigh never wanted to get mixed up in holding Juliette Hawkins prisoner. But in order to gain his best friends freedom,, he had to bow to the pirates, demands. They cynical nomad had no use for a gently bred innocent in the hard, adventurous life he had chosen. But as they traversed the dunes beneath the starlit sky, Deric couldn't help wanting to bed his alluring hostage, teach her how to please a man, and make her his Desert Slave.
First he held her for ransom, then he held her in his embrace.
Barbary pirate's overrun Juliette Hawkins on a ship bound of the Mediterranean. She is give to Deric Raleigh,a desert trader of the Sahara, who doesnt really want her but does to help his friend.