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Pared for a cold mutually convenient marriage Instead she is carried off into the sands where the virgin ueen soon discovers an unexpected desire for her sinfully sexy captor that leaves her cravin Captured by the Sheikh by Kate Hewitt is a well written romance around the kidnapping trope The forbidden romance between Khalil and Elena is enjoyable due to the amazing chemistry they share This is one of the few romances where both the hero and heroine are similar in their nature and have so much in common They both are different in their own way but are not polar opposite as it generally happens in romanceRead More

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Captured by the Sheikh Rivals to the Crown of Kadar #1

Lil's campaign begins by kidnapping his enemy's bride to be She's a means to an end so why is he so inflamed at the thought of her in anyone's bed but his own? ueen Elena Karras of Thallia was pre I took your bride I 'll take your throne Because both are mine by right Those are the words spoken by Sheikh Khalil al Bakir the banishment and shame has turned him into man determined to reclaim the crown of Kadar from his rival He starts by kidnapping his enemy's bride to be She's a means to an end so why he get's all inflamed at the thought of her in anyone else's bed but his own is a mystery he simply does not know how to solve nor does have the time he has a thrown to take over ueen Elena Karras of Thallia is prepared for a cold mutually convenient marriage but instead she's carried off into the desert sand where the virgin ueen soon discovers an unexpected desire for her sinfully delicious captor and leaves her craving for and she get's it but when the game ends will Khalil walk away and leave her broken hearted or will he see himself through her eyes?This was a truly beautiful read of how two people learn to fight the battles of life together I loved the fiery passion that Khalil has but sadly his passion for the throne is overshadowed with the thoughts of revenge and of course this made him the type of hero you can only have luke warm feelings for but it is only for a certain period on the book because as all fans of Harleuin Presents books know there is always something or someone that will turn the person around And that person was Elena beautiful smart and always seeing the side of a person they attempt to hide from the world I loved Elena to bits The author took me on a truly remarkable journey of how one man finds himself willing to fight for what he believes is his and the one woman who let's him finally see the truth shine out from the revenge darkness that his mind has become I am taking away a message of life has it's way of guiding us on the wrong path but it's in order to find the right one The trick of course is to not miss the right turnoff to take whilst on that wrong path because the road up ahead might not bring along another turnoff to the road where the your calling is waiting for you I highly recommend this read for all fans of a excellent deeply emotional Sheikh romance Kate Hewitt is simply one of the most remarkable author 's of all time and with each book her writing just get's better and better55 star review To win the game all he has to do is see himself through her eyes Prison Ramen determined to reclaim the crown of Kadar from his rival He starts by kidnapping his enemy's bride to be She's a means to an end so why he get's all inflamed at the thought of her in anyone else's bed but his own is a mystery he simply Saints and Misfits does not know how to solve nor Macroeconomics (7th Edition) does have the time he has a thrown to take over ueen Elena Karras of Thallia is prepared for a cold mutually convenient marriage but instead she's carried off into the Godzilla Returns desert sand where the virgin ueen soon Shiki the Shikigami and the Tower of Depravity: Book One: Sticky Situation (English Edition) discovers an unexpected Operation Kangaroo Trap desire for her sinfully To Charles Fort, With Love delicious captor and leaves her craving for and she get's it but when the game ends will Khalil walk away and leave her broken hearted or will he see himself through her eyes?This was a truly beautiful read of how two people learn to fight the battles of life together I loved the fiery passion that Khalil has but sadly his passion for the throne is overshadowed with the thoughts of revenge and of course this made him the type of hero you can only have luke warm feelings for but it is only for a certain period on the book because as all fans of Harleuin Presents books know there is always something or someone that will turn the person around And that person was Elena beautiful smart and always seeing the side of a person they attempt to hide from the world I loved Elena to bits The author took me on a truly remarkable journey of how one man finds himself willing to fight for what he believes is his and the one woman who let's him finally see the truth shine out from the revenge Fearful Symmetry darkness that his mind has become I am taking away a message of life has it's way of guiding us on the wrong path but it's in order to find the right one The trick of course is to not miss the right turnoff to take whilst on that wrong path because the road up ahead might not bring along another turnoff to the road where the your calling is waiting for you I highly recommend this read for all fans of a excellent Bon Appetit, Yall deeply emotional Sheikh romance Kate Hewitt is simply one of the most remarkable author 's of all time and with each book her writing just get's better and better55 star review To win the game all he has to The Beast on the Brink do is see himself through her eyes

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I took your bride I'll take your throne Because both are mine by right Banishment and shame has turned Sheikh Khalil al Bakir into a man determined to reclaim the crown of Kadar from his rival Kha Captured by the Sheikh is the story of Elena and KhalilThe book begins when our hero Sheikh Khalil al Bakir kidnaps the heroine just as she's about to marry Aziz his rival to the throne of Kadar Khalil knows he is the rightful owner of the crown and sets out to stop the marriage that could take it away from him as it brings two strong kingdoms togetherInitially rebellious and eager to escape Elena knows the marriage would bring the much needed stability to her kingdom as her nemesis plot to unseat her due to her gender But spending time with Khalil enlightens her towards the harsh truths about his past forcing her to re evaluate her feelings towards the marriage convenienceSoon they engage in a passionate ONS but as Aziz ends up getting married to his maid and secrets about Khalil's past are revealed we can only ask the uestionCan their relationship survive such tumultuous waters?Sweet low angst romance with a yearning beta hero a strong heroine some beautiful lovemaking followed by a happy ending There wasnt much drama and couple admitted their feelings without any preamble as well as confessed on minimal coercionDidn't have the oomph or good reread factor so rounding the rating to lower denominator for onceSafe355


10 thoughts on “Captured by the Sheikh Rivals to the Crown of Kadar #1

  1. says:

    Captured by the Sheikh is the story of Elena and KhalilThe book begins when our hero Sheikh Khalil al Bakir kidnaps the heroine just as she's about to marry Aziz his rival to the throne of Kadar Khalil knows he is the rightful owner of the crown and sets out to stop the marriage that could take it away from him as it brings two strong kingdoms togetherInitially rebellious and eager to escape Elena knows the marriage would bring the much needed stability to her kingdom as her nemesis plot to unseat her due to her gender But spending time with Khalil enlightens her towards the harsh truths about his past forcing her to re evaluate her feelings towards the marriage convenienceSoon they engage in a passionate ONS but as Aziz ends up getting married to his maid and secrets about Khalil's past are revealed we can only ask the uestionCan their relationship survive such tumultuous waters?Sweet low angst romance with a yearning beta hero a strong heroine some beautiful lovemaking followed by a happy ending There wasnt much drama and couple admitted their feelings without any preamble as well as confessed on minimal coercionDidn't have the oomph or good reread factor so rounding the rating to lower denominator for onceSafe355


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    reviewed from an e arc provided by NetGalleyThe young ueen Elena of Thallia whose position in the throne is a precarious one has made a very deliberate engagement with Sheikh Aziz of Kadar Both desperately need the added stability that a judicious marriage will bring to their rule But that's exactly what Aziz's half brother Khalil doesn't want; instead of being taken to her fiancé Elena finds herself a prisoner in the desert And though she dutifully tries to escape as time goes on she finds herself wanting to less and lessThis has a uieter tone than you might expect from a kidnapped by the sheikh romance although not in a bad way Elena and Khalil have a lot in common along with the shared burden of responsibility towards their people they've both had lonely lives and suffered major betrayals from people they loved The bond between them grows naturally from their shared experiences and makes them sympathetic especially Elena who is valiant in her efforts to be a good ueen Tears pricked under her lids and she blinked them back furiously She wasn't a little girl to cry over a cut knee She was a woman a woman who'd had to prove she possessed the power and strength of a man for four endless stormy years It couldn't end now like thisI enjoyed the first half of this book which has action and danger in Elena's escape efforts and then a bittersweet uality as the attraction between Elena and Khalil grows I didn't like the second half uite as much; I was exasperated by how long it took the two of them to see the obvious answer to their mutual problem and then found Khalil's shilly shallying about his feelings to be kind of tiresome But the end goes in an interesting direction nicely setting up Aziz's story


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    I took your bride I'll take your throne Because both are mine by right Banishment and shame has turned Sheikh Khalil al Bakir into a man determined to reclaim the crown of Kadar from his rival Khalil's campaign begins by kidnapping his enemy's bride to be She's a means to an end so why is he so inflamed at the thought of her in anyone's bed but his own? ueen Elena Karras of Thallia was prepared for a cold mutually convenient marriage Instead she is carried off into the sands where the virgin ueen soon discovers an unexpected desire for her sinfully sexy captor that leaves her craving


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    I took your bride I 'll take your throne Because both are mine by right Those are the words spoken by Sheikh Khalil al Bakir the banishment and shame has turned him into man determined to reclaim the crown of Kadar from his rival He starts by kidnapping his enemy's bride to be She's a means to an end so why he get's all inflamed at the thought of her in anyone else's bed but his own is a mystery he simply does not know how to solve nor does have the time he has a thrown to take over ueen Elena Karras of Thallia is prepared for a cold mutually convenient marriage but instead she's carried off into the desert sand where the virgin ueen soon discovers an unexpected desire for her sinfully delicious captor and leaves her craving for and she get's it but when the game ends will Khalil walk away and leave her broken hearted or will he see himself through her eyes?This was a truly beautiful read of how two people learn to fight the battles of life together I loved the fiery passion that Khalil has but sadly his passion for the throne is overshadowed with the thoughts of revenge and of course this made him the type of hero you can only have luke warm feelings for but it is only for a certain period on the book because as all fans of Harleuin Presents books know there is always something or someone that will turn the person around And that person was Elena beautiful smart and always seeing the side of a person they attempt to hide from the world I loved Elena to bits The author took me on a truly remarkable journey of how one man finds himself willing to fight for what he believes is his and the one woman who let's him finally see the truth shine out from the revenge darkness that his mind has become I am taking away a message of life has it's way of guiding us on the wrong path but it's in order to find the right one The trick of course is to not miss the right turnoff to take whilst on that wrong path because the road up ahead might not bring along another turnoff to the road where the your calling is waiting for you I highly recommend this read for all fans of a excellent deeply emotional Sheikh romance Kate Hewitt is simply one of the most remarkable author 's of all time and with each book her writing just get's better and better55 star review To win the game all he has to do is see himself through her eyes


  5. says:

    I loved loved the virginal super sweet heroine but unfortunately hero was too cheesy and soft and nice As a result there was zero angst and weak chemistry


  6. says:

    What a wonderful delightful book by Kate Hewitt Loved it from the first page ueen Elena arrived in Kadar to marry the Sheikh to save two crowns His and hers A marriage of convenience Only one flaw in that plan she was whisked away by another into the desert to stop the marriage because he was the true ruler of Kadar In his eyes Two people had learned not to trust that love was a weakness At a young age they both had been ripped apart emotionally by circumstances Khalil banished and shamed at such a tender age only had one mission to take back what was his The crown of Kadar as their rightful ruler yet started to fall for this young ueen who was strong determined to save her own crown from those within who wanted her gone This is a story of learning to trust rely on each other and how love was a strength teaching each other that support and belief in each other can see one through so much and come out the other side a better person and the future isn't always what you think it is It was an amazing journey Elena finally learned to let go and feel because for so long she had to show no weakness had to be strong couldn't have a life outside of her royal life of duty Can't wait to read the second book Commanded by the Sheikh


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    ueen Elena have subject herself to a marriage of convenience to Sheikh Aziz of Kadar only to have whisked off by Sheikh Khalil Khalil feels that he is the rightful heir to the throne and he will do all its takes to make sure to stop Sheikh Aziz from the throne including kidnapping his fiancée Though Elena is kept at the dessert she was surprise that Khalil have provides the necessity for her and she have all the comfort of a home During their isolation in the middle of nowhere they begin to discover about each other and the last thing that they expects it to have feelings for each other It is a well written with a gripping storyline set among the remote hot desert of Kadar Both main characters of the story are likable with both Elena and Khalil have put their people on priority over their own needs It may sound unbelievable but this is what they willing to sacrifice for their people Overall it is an enjoyable read for me


  8. says:

    Captured by the Sheikh by Kate Hewitt is a well written romance around the kidnapping trope The forbidden romance between Khalil and Elena is enjoyable due to the amazing chemistry they share This is one of the few romances where both the hero and heroine are similar in their nature and have so much in common They both are different in their own way but are not polar opposite as it generally happens in romanceRead More


  9. says:

    What a refreshingly different kind of story I loved itright up until the end Oh how my heart broke for Khalil His was a bittersweet end even though he got a beautiful blessing in Elena How devastating to find out that everything he believed was a lie Still I cannot help but hope for some greater reward to befall these two people who lost so very much I am glad they found each other I got my happily ever after but I want for them And as for Aziz his story intrigues me Bring it onRating 45Recommend YesARC provided by Harleuin via NetGalley


  10. says:

    I found this to be a really nice story with engaging characters who worked their way through all of their difficulties and helped each other after a lifetime of loneliness I really like Khalil and Elena and although it took him in particular a long time to give in to the idea of loving Elena it was an understandable reluctance I disliked the ending not the fact that he discovered he actually had no claim but that we were not given an insight into how he and Elena would creat a new life on Thalia which would have given him back a goal and an identity as well the happiness he deserved with Elena and a family I found that really disappointing so have given 3 stars instead of 4


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