Marc's warning annoyed Dove, especially as he added, "However much you are tempted."
Of all the vain, conceited men, she thought indignantly. She was in the Middle East to look after Sheik Rahma's children, not to entice the tough ex-Legionnaire in charge of the oil kingdom's security. Besides she had no desire to fall in love w/ an experience-scarred woman hater.
"You are in no danger from me," she answered him coldly. "Absolutely no danger at all."