Ten years ago Salari, the Kattahar princess, was banished by her father. A visiting prince lied and said she slept with him. Kalif, a guardsman’s son, has loved Salari since they were fifteen. Kalif is blackmailed into backing up the prince’s lies. Now that Salari’s father is dead and her brother is King, she can return for a visit. She still hasn’t forgiven Kalif but maybe he can make up for the years she’s been gone. Someone doesn’t want Salari there and an attempt on her life is made several times. Kalif will keep her safe at all costs.
Short story with sex and suspense.
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