The warrior she tamed... Wild and untamed, Tarek al-Khalij was never meant to rule Tahar. More familiar with a sword than a crown, this lethal warrior must now heal the suffering his brother's rule has inflicted. To do it, he needs his most precious—and dangerous—weapon yet...a royal bride! The widow he conquered Elegant and poised, Queen Olivia will educate Tarek in the civilised art of political warfare. But in exchange Tarek unleashes an unrestrained primal passion she could never have guessed at possessing. Soon Olivia realises that she has become inescapably bound...to the warrior King!