When she slipped into Cameron Bandor's hotel suite disguised in veil and harem costume, Damita Shaughnessy was determined to force the powerful executive to help her find her mother Lola Torres, who the world knew only as a glamorous sex goddess. But the bronzed panther Damita surprised in the darkness was not at all what she expected. He made her breathless, his eyes gleamed with steamy sensuality and a touch of mischief, and his lips taught her what no man ever had -- that she was a woman of flesh and desire. Cam's mouth burned her, his fingers caressed the warm satin of her skin, and Damita had no choice but to follow him -- deep into the Arabian desert, and finally to the wild outback he called home. When a desperate revenge endangered the woman he loved, Cam grew as ruthless and brutal as the raw land he'd endured. But could Damita believe that his promise of love, once given, would be kept at all costs?