Four years ago, when forced to choose between her family or her lover, Tariq, Jasmine was not strong enough to follow her heart. Now she travels to his homeland of Zulheil hoping he will fulfill his threat to kidnap her before she sets foot outside the airport. Tariq has no intention of letting Jasmine leave him again. After securing her as his wife, his only remaining challenge is to ensure she gets nowhere near his heart. Love is a weakness he cannot afford to take a risk on a second time. Nalini Singh tells a heartwarming story of passion and healing in DESERT WARRIOR (4).