When East meets West… the result is passion! He is Xa Shiraq, sheikh of Xabia… She is Amanda Buchanan, independent hotelier… When they meet, he declares that they are meant for each other, but what does Amanda have to offer such a man? Then the sheikh accuses her of using him to try to clear her father's name.So Amanda offers Xa Shiraq a bargain – one night of love in return for her freedom. But where will this dangerous liaison lead? Amanda finds herself hoping that she will remain the sheikh's captive for ever and ever and ever!