At her coming-of-age at 21, Kalila is pledged to marry the Calistan King. Scarred, sexy Sheikh Prince Aarit is sent to escort her, his brother's betrothed, to Calista. But when the willful virgin tries to escape he has to catch her and the desert heat leads to scorching desire - a desire that is forbidden! Aarit claims Kalila's virginity - even though she can never be his! Once she comes to walk up the aisle on the day of her wedding, Kalila's heart is in her mouth: who is standing waiting to become her husband at the altar?