Review: The Sheikh’s Kidnapped Bride by Susan Mallery

The Sheik's Kidnapped Bride (Desert Rogues, #1) (Silhouette Special Edition, #1316)

Swept away by the passionate Prince Khalil Khan, Dora Nelson reveled in her new fairy-tale life as princess of El Bahar. But once she learned that the love and affection Khalil had showered her with were a sham, she refused to bend to his will. For he’d tricked her, and she couldn’t forgive him .

But she also couldn’t stop loving him. More than anything else, Dora wanted a happy home and an adoring husband. Still, when Dora’s feistiness met Khalil’s arrogance, sparks flew. And unless Dora and Khalil agreed to meet halfway, this fiery marriage threatened to consume them both!

Title: The Sheikh’s Kidnapped Bride
Author: Susan Mallery
Series: Desert Rogues
Publisher:  Silhouette Books
Format: ebook
ISBN: 0373243162
Genre: Romance
Release date: April 1st 2001
Number of pages: 256


Nora was just a girl running after she discovered her fiancé was an asshole and treated her really bad because he was never in love with her and was just pretending all the time just to keep his job, but it was really unusual how she asked for a ride with Prince Khalil and he said yes.

He wasn’t the best person in the begin of the story but I could feel his frustrations, first at his secretary that only wanted to sleep with him and enjoy his fortune, but the worst part was his fiancé. He was betrothed to her since childhood because her family was very important for the country and his job as a prince included think of the country needs first.

The girl, Amber is a piece of work, because she fuck with any male, even Khalil’s brother and doesn’t even pretend to be a good girl. It’s really interesting to see how she wove a net around him and there was no way he could escape the marriage because it would be real bad.

But I liked the way he seduced Nora, my only problem was the fact he didn’t explained to her about Amber and his reasons for a rush wedding in the first place. She never guessed anything and it was strange watching her discovering his lies and thinking it was her fault.

I liked their relationship, Nora had trouble acpteing the reasons why Khalil had married her in the first place, but I enjoy his wooing days. The best part was his reaction on the last page. Oe thing that could had been handled earlier on the book was the Amber situation. I don’t see a reason to let her cause more problems. But that’s just me…

Series in Order

#1 – The Sheikh’s Kidnapped Bride
#2 – The Sheikh’s Arranged Marriage
#3 – The Sheikh’s Secret Bride
#4 – The Sheikh and the Runaway Princess
#5 – The Sheikh and the Virgin Princess
#6 – The Prince and The Pregnant Princess
#7 – The Sheikh and the Princess in Waiting
#8 – The Sheikh and the Princess Bride
#9 – The Sheikh and the Bride Who Said No
#10 – The Sheikh and the Virgin Secretary
#11 – The Sheikh and the Christmas Baby
#12 – The Sheikh and the Pregnant Bride
#13 – The Sheikh and the Bought Bride


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