Barbary Coast, 1796. Kidnapped and sold into slavery, Chantelle Burke wasled into the Pasha’s scented chambers swearing she’d never surrender to thisruthless master. But she was stunned by the magnificently handsome man whoawaited her amid the silk and splendor. His piercing emerald eyes held herin their power; his muscular embrace made her weak with desire even as shedefied him. She was his to do with as he would. Yet this mysterious stranger– whose eastern garb concealed his true identity — touched her only withtenderness, driving her wild with new sensation, his scorching kissesigniting the fires of her very soul… and sweeping her beyond the haremwalls into a palace of love’s eternal dream.