Walking into the lion's den unprotected, Princess?' For Layla, Princess of Tazkhan, arranged marriage means a lifetime of captivity. The unendurable prospect drives her to throw herself at the mercy of Sheikh Raz Al Zahki - her family's greatest enemy! In return for safe haven this brooding desert king wants to make her his queen. Is the scorching heat of their marriage bed enough to melt the bars of her gilded cage?