With Asim and Elena, Ms. North veered off course. Normally she sets out to seduce her readers with the alpha hero and his tempting ways. This time, she laid the groundwork for romance before any enticing was done. It took a bit longer for the spark to ignite, but the end result was an amazing love story. Like the elegant sagas of old, The Sheikh's Fake Fiancee has a captivating quality that lingers even as the journey ends.