Lord of Desire
September 30, 2011
Available in: e-Book (reprint)
Alysson Vickery, wealthy, beautiful and wildly rebellious, leaves France to join her fiancé, a French colonel, in war-torn Algiers. There she meets Nicholas Sterling, son of an English noblewoman and a Berber sheik. Known as Jafar el-Saleh, the notorious golden-haired Algerian rebel, he has sworn vengeance against the French colonel who he holds responsible for his parents’ death.
Seizing Alysson, Jafar carries his lovely prey into the exotic wilderness only to discover his prisoner is a spirited beauty he vows to tame. Driven by a fierce passion that consumes them both, they are joined in a perilous alliance of danger and desire, captives of love in a war between two worlds.
Originally published January 1992 by Avon Books.
New York Times bestselling author Nicole Jordan spins delightful tales that simmer with passion and sensuality. In her former life, Nicole grew up as an Army brat, moving frequently and attending high school in Germany. She later earned a civil engineering degree from Georgia Tech and spent eight years as a manufacturing manager making disposable diapers and toilet tissue! Currently Nicole lives in Cincinnati with her beloved show horse, EZ. With more than thirty historical romances to her credit and seven million books in print, set in numerous eras and locales, Nicole now enjoys chronicling the sparks that fly when Regency lovers play the matrimonial mating game. Her latest novel, MY FAIR LOVER, a September 2017 release from Ballantine Books, earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly, a Best Book nod from Amazon, a Fresh Pick from Fresh Fiction, and a Top Pick from RT Book Reviews magazine. One of Nicole's novels had the dubious honor of being humorously spotlighted by Jay Leno on The Tonight Show. On a more serious note, Nicole's romances regularly appear on numerous bestseller lists, including The New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly, and have earned such honors as RITA finalist, RWAs Favorite Book of the Year, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Historical Romance, and the Dorothy Parker Award of Excellence, presented by a group of over one hundred romance reviewers.