They'd met but once.Yet during that encounter,Jalia Shahbazi knew that herlife was in danger. At least, herlife as she wanted it. So she'dfled Bagestan, where she wasreenthroned royalty, forEurope, where she was refreshingly herself, tofight falling prey to the man his people called theFalcon: Sheikh Latif Abd al Razzaq Shahin. And whenmaintaining distance proved impossible, she flauntedthe last weapon in her arsenal.Another man's ring.Yet Latif saw through the lie. He knew there was noman behind the bauble, just as he knew that herpassion was his for the taking.Her love was another matter….