By Linda Lael Miller
Abducted and restrained in a harem -- that's now not the state of affairs Charlotte Quade estimated while she prayed for only one grand experience ahead of crusing domestic to Washington Territory from Europe. whereas exploring the traditional, unique island country of Riz, Charlotte foolishly misplaced her manner. In a dizzying second, she used to be snatched, sure up in a sack and unceremoniously dumped... extra » -- thoroughly bare! -- within the ship's cabin of the exact same guy who had stuck her fancy as a tender lady in Seattle: Captain Patrick Trevarran.
But Charlotte's dream lover grew to become out to be no gentleman! He had as soon as gallantly fetched her, as a mischievous teenager,from the riggings of his send, yet now he appraised her with exasperation and quick packed her off to the harem of a sultan pal. once they have been reunited -- as a lot by means of mercy as through destiny -- it used to be transparent that Patrick wanted in basic terms to tease and trifle with this beautiful, rebellious American. yet, via their experience, Charlotte had stumbled on a provocative guy torn among recklessness and devotion, among hurricane and calm. Now, with the entire energy and fervour she possessed, Charlotte may chart a direction that will sweep them eventually to their future -- a wonderful and resounding love
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Taming Charlotte (Quaid, Book 2) by Linda Lael Miller