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Catherine lives in the USA, is 24, a children's librarian, single and prone to day-dreaming. Her wealthy father is worried that she spends too much time alone and she will have a lonely life. He does a business deal with the King of a Bedouin royal family which also involves an arranged marriage for Catherine. Hakim is a Bedouin prince and a nephew of the King, and he happily accepts the arranged marriage. Catherine's father has asked Hakim not to tell Catherine of the arranged wedding and Hakim romances Catherine into accepting marraige. Luckily they are well-suited to each other and Catherine falls in love, but arguments erupt when Catherine finds out that their marriage was arranged.   If you're looking for a light romantic read this is a good choice.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   arranged marriage spurring real love If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   40's-50's Sex makes him    -   confident

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   librarian Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   a better lover    -   mature Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Arabic Africa Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   passenger plane Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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