The Shadow of the East
by Edith Maude HullThe Shadow of the East
Englishman Barry Craven is in India when he falls in love with Indian girl and marries her. But when an old sweetheart arrives on the scene, Craven is torn between the two. The choice he must make will have dire consequences for one of the women and put Craven himself in danger.
Category: Historical Romance
Self-sufficient, adventurous Diana holds a dance in an Algerian hotel to launch her month-long trip into the desert. She sets off with no-one but her Arab guides, and is swiftly kidnapped by Ahmed ben Hassen, a sheik whose brutality and passion bring on great changes for Diana.
Edith Maude Hull
|Biography:||Edith Maude (E.M) Hull was a British novelist credited with pioneering the popular genre of desert romances. The first novel she wrote in this genre was The Sheik, which became a bestseller in 1921 and was followed with several sequels. Hull, which was a pen name for Edith Hendersen Winstanley, also saw The Sheik made into a Paramount film with Rudolph Valentino.|