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The fine calf leather of his boots creaked a little as he lowered himself, and the arousing scents of agarwood and sandalwood made a potent assault against senses that were already under siege. I have my foibles just like anyone else. She was clearly as shocked and startled as he was. Her cool, slim palm trembled slightly beneath his touch. He had met them at the foothills of the city, where the taxi that had waited for them at the airport had left them, and had then accompanied them up the mountain in a cable car. When he finally spoke his voice was gruff.
They spend one night together and she leaves. Was she shocked to learn his true identity at last? It was all Gina could do to keep her fingers laced together in her lap and not reach out to touch her. She appeared a little nervous, he thought, and his brow furrowed in concern. I learned that the Emir does not want to relegate his beloved only daughter to a loveless marriage—no matter how influential or beneficial. But now, having seen him again, and knowing for certain that she had never stopped loving him and never would, the three days of his absence from the palace was like being slowly tortured. We could stay overnight at the apartment and have dinner at your favourite restaurant.
It's down to historian Gina Collins to handle the rare artifact. It seems he is much influenced by the legend attached to our infamous family jewel, and is breaking with his family's tradition by now believing that she should only marry a man who adores her. Gina all but held her breath. He hated to think he would not. Her expression equally concerned, Farida's voice was falsely bright.
Not hearing the soft tread on the carpeted hall floor, Gina chewed thoughtfully on her pencil as she perused the delicate urns on the plinth in front of her. It simply gave way because Mother died. She will drive you crazy in a matter of hours, let alone days! But when sufficient time had passed and she was more like herself again he was certain he could persuade her that the sale was for the best. They had always been close, but since Farida had lost her husband Azhar six months ago she had become withdrawn and uncommunicative, and all the joy had vanished from her almond-shaped dark eyes. Could there be truth in the legend after all. Jamal, you may serve coffee and refreshments now.
Surely he needed to marry a woman of his own kind--and do it for love. It's down to historian Gina Collins to handle the rare artifact. I completely forgot the time. I will be reading this author's work again. I believe in the power of magic, brother, but I wold have trouble believing in a magic as powerful as that.
Her favorite occupation was daydreaming and making up stories in her head, and this particular pastime has stayed with her through all the years of growing up, starting work, marrying and raising a family. Author: Spend the Christmas season in London. After the bitterness he's suffered, he sees emotion and marriage as two very separate things and orders the jewel be sold! Yet an old fear that she might not get her heart's desire after all dampened it down a little. He'd spent most of the journey there and back again from Kajistan consumed with concern about Gina and his sister. She has just turned eighteen, so is eligible. I want you to stay here with Farida. This book is about loving, hurting and healing.
It's not outside the bounds of feasibility that a woman—a lovely woman—might fall in love with you. It devastated me when he died not very long after my mother. It's down to historian Gina Collins to handle the rare artifact. The presence of a family heirloom that he privately thought of as a curse would not help her achieve that. From there, a comfortable horsedrawn buggy, with ravishing silk curtains and cushions, had transported them to the palace. I know Farida's been busy organising the menu with the kitchen staff all day,' she murmured.
The prophecy that states every descendant of the house of Kazeem Khan will marry for love? Had it been because there was someone else waiting for her back home in England? Determined to ignore it, she pulled her glance determinedly away from the strong, handsome face at the opposite side of the table, to contemplate the delicious selection of food on her plate instead. It would be like hoping for a powder to turn a mule into the most elegant of Bedouin thoroughbreds! I fear I am working you too hard, Dr Collins. So broken that he followed her after. She tugged him hard, then stood back to survey him. He plans to sell it, we were told. Gina's unexpected rejection of his amorous attentions in the library had left him feeling aggrieved, ill-treated and sore.