Carol Marinelli writes with a passion that has endeared her to fans of romantic fiction everywhere. Heart of the Desert shimmers with the heat of desert sands -- and delivers an even hotter blast of unrestrained desire. Refusing to bend to his family’s will, Prince Ibrahim has shucked off the duty conferred on him by birth. Keeping his emotions in tight check, the sheikh’s heart is a barren, desolate locale. But then Georgie comes along, and her kiss elicits ravenous longings and an all-consuming urge to make her his own.