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Desdemona could not have conjured a more dashing savior in her wildest fantasies. Someone said something connie sounded suspiciously like the Arabic equivalent of “Uh-oh.

When first snatched from the Cairo market four days before, fear had paralyzed her usually agile intelligence, terror had crippled her spirit with the certainty that soon she would hrockway the plaything of some cruel desert sheik. But its not the dark desert prince she imagines in her fanciful fantasies- it’s brockwah Harry.

I’ve been told you have to be in the mood for this, and I definitely wasn’t. After the first chapter, the plot slowed to a crawl and it was hard to keep reading. We soon find out why Dizzy as Harry so charmingly calls her is so disappointed with her savior. I am glad so many people enjoyed this book but I was not one of them. This one was a first for me because it’s set in Victorian Egypt.

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And ex mistress in book that wanted him but he didn’t want her. View all 11 comments. When Harry’s hunky, desiee cousin Lord Ravenscroft shows up in Egypt she realizes he may just be hou perfect antidote to Harry. I rated it a C. Lists with This Book. The pale and proud girl faced her captors, making no effort to hide her disdainful glare. I don’t know exactly what. The grockway papyrus scroll Rabi had given her as a means of keeping her occupied was fascinating, yes, but a bit too Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


His gaze bfockway, shielded by his lashes. They couldn”t even afford your fake faience. And yes he did love her I guess but he just bugged me. This story follows our protags through the sands and markets of Egypt as they come to an understanding about each other. Oct 21, Saly rated it really liked it Shelves: This wasn’t without flaws, but it left with me with the happiest of happy sighs.

Together, Harry and Dizzy are an utterly charming pair, complimenting each other beautifully.

Harry Braxton was a rouge, a scoundrel, and a born opportunist who had already broken her heart once. Notify me of new posts by email. Mere memory of you awakes my flesh, brings singing to limbs that are numb without you.

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Reading this one was breath of fresh air and it is my desire to see other authors branch out like that. Brockway was incredibly amazing incorporating pharaohs and their romantic scriptures!

June November 12, at 7: She knew of these motives, yet she stupidly goes out alone to do the thing and gets harmed. Your palms open, fingers flexed, are minarets, delicate and elegant.

Other editions – View all As You Desire: Nov 17, Autumn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: In his time the closest diagnosis they have is “word blindness” and carries with it the stigma of retardation. I loved that about him.


The writing imagery was really beautiful and the poetry that Harry spoke to Dizzy had me fanning yoi. Today Connie lives in Minnesota with her husband David, a family physician, and two spoiled mutts. It was more suitable reading for a private setting. I loved that the setting of AYD stayed in Egypt.

View all 10 comments. I loved so many things about this book. She took the chair next to his and started buttering her own toast with supreme indifference.

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Other books in the series. There was just enough action and angst in this story, I never felt overwhelmed by drama even though part of the plot had a slightly suspenseful overtone. So Desdemona did not have a typical childhood. View all 8 comments. TBH, I’m not even certain that all those elements were actually resolved. All 3 of the Soon enough she jettisoned the idea of writing serious literature for what she considered and still considers the best gig in the world, writing romance.

Des provides Hero and heroine stupidity. I could just kick myself for waiting so long to read it. I’m torn about this book. While I enjoyed the interactions between Harry and Dizzy, the rest of it just fell flat for me.