Princess Julia will bend to my will! –Sheik Rashid Kamal, Crown PrinceAll of Tamir celebrated Sheik Rashid Kamal's heroic homecoming, but he would not rest until Princess Julia Sebastiani accepted his hand in marriage. During a forbidden night of desire, Rashid and Julia had surrendered to the ultimate temptation. And now that the radiant princess was pregnant with the sheik's heir, he knew their only recourse was to enter into a marriage bargain that would ensure their child's legacy–and unite their dueling kingdoms. Yet if truth were told, Rashid could not rationalize the surge of possessiveness he felt for a defiant Julia whenever her soft, yielding lips branded his heart and soul. What would it take for these tempestuous lovers to fulfill their royal destiny?