With the future of the Skavanga diamond mine in jeopardy, heiress Britt Skavanga needs an injection of cash ? fast. She finds it in a mysterious Arabian investor known only as Emir. Britt travels to the desert kingdom of Kareshi to confront her arrogant benefactor. If diamonds are in Britt's blood, then the scorching desert sand runs through Sheikh Sharif al Karehi's. He's determined to show cool, arctic beauty Britt how things are really done in Kareshi ? including how hot nights in the desert can be . . .