Stand-In Star by Rachel Johns

  Rating: B Romance: 3.5/5      Raunch: 2/5 Redonk Nutshell: Opposites find they have more in common and attraction ensues Holly McCartney is heading to Hollywood to attend a ceremony where her deceased sister is up for a Best Supporting Actress award. Holly had a falling out with her sisters years ago and hasn’t actually spoken to […]

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Special Guest Meg Maguire

I’m squeeing in excitement over having special guest Meg Maguire today! The Raunch Dilettante is the 2nd stop on the Strangers on a Train blog tour, and Meg stopped by to answer some questions. Thanks for stopping by, Meg! Where did the Strangers on a Train idea originate?  I believe the origin myth begins with the “Hot […]

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Too Hot To Handle by Victoria Dahl

Rating: B Romance: 3/5         Raunch: 3/5 “There was nothing worse than being felt out when you really wanted to be felt up.” Redonk Nutshell: Cheerful nerd is at her wit’s end and accepts aid from a man who ends up being her arch nemesis Merry Kade has always been a bit flighty. […]

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Making Him Sweat by Meg Maguire

Rating: B         Romance: 3.5/5          Raunch: 3.5/5 Redonk Nutshell: Woman falls for an associate of her disowned, deceased father Jenna Wilinski has inherited her father’s seedy boxing gym, and she has intentions to gradually close it and turn it into offices for her new business venture, a dating service. Her plan […]

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Along Came Trouble by Ruthie Knox

Rating: C+ Romance: 3.5/5        Raunch: 3/5 Redonk Nutshell: Security guard becomes attached to his stubborn charge Ellen Callahan is an entertainment lawyer who lives with her young son and works mostly from home with various musicians, including her superstar heartthrob brother, Jamie. When paparazzi threaten to overwhelm her quiet lifestyle, her brother takes it […]

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Wounded by Jasinda Wilder

He does not just fill my body, my womanhood. He fills me. My heart, my soul. He fills the horrible emptiness that has gaped inside me all my life. The moment that he slide into me, I knew. It has just taken me this long to understand the strange feeling flowing in my veins in place of blood: happiness. […]

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The Perfect Catch by Linda Cajio

Redonk Nutshell: Widow and businessman hit it off over a series of baseball games Elaine Simpson has a special love of baseball. She attends the Phillies games as often as possible with her adolescent son in tow, in the company of of three female friends. Elaine is widowed and isn’t really looking for love. In […]

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My Bluegrass Baby by Molly Harper

I didn’t know if we really liked each other or if it was just our weird creative natures combined with the thrill of competition creating these intense situations. We had heat and chemistry, but so did most nuclear reactors, and I tired to stay away from those whenever possible. Redonk Nutshell: Sparks fly when a […]

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Operation Cinderella by Hope Tarr

Redonk Nutshell: Undercover journalist unwillingly falls for her subject Macie Graham is a writer for a swanky NYC magazine, and her recent article about birth control and teens has earned her some scorn from conservative radio host Ross Mannon. Macie is livid, enough so that she comes up with a scheme to expose Ross for […]

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