The Duke Diaries by Sophia Nash

Rating: A Romance: 4/5     Raunch: 3/5 If there’s one thing I’ve learned, Rory, it’s this: everyone wants and needs love, whether they have the courage to admit it or not. Redonk Nutshell: A childhood crush comes to fruition after a forced engagement takes a turn A love a strong heroine who has no […]

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To Tempt the Devil by C.J. Archer

Rating: C Romance: 3/5      Raunch: — I’m excited to welcome a guest post by The Little Red Hen! She read and offered to review a book for The Raunch Dilettante. Redonk Nutshell: Good girl tries not to fall for dangerous bad boy To Tempt the Devil is a fun, flirty read with some lovely steamy bits. […]

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When She Was Wicked by Anne Barton

Rating: A Romance: 4/5              Raunch: 3.5/5 “Though it might seem strange, there’s something very right about you and me. Together. Do you feel it, too?” The sincerity, the vulnerability, in his voice touched her soul. But he was wrong about this. They did not belong together – not truly. They […]

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His At Night by Sherry Thomas

He wanted to give her some warning. “My story, it isn’t always happy.” “No story is, or it wouldn’t be a story; it’d be a paean.” Redonk Nutshell: Two people who fake their circumstances end up in a forced marriage There aren’t many authors I could trust to successfully pull off a plot like this […]

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The Lass Wore Black by Karen Ranney

You’ll hold her when she cries, and try like hell to understand why she’s angry. You’ll coax her and reason with her, and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with her. You better damn well like her, my boy, because love is ninety percent like and ten percent passion. Redonk Nutshell: Recovering woman finds solace in her physician Catriona […]

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How to Tame a Willful Wife by Christy English

“I am your husband. Never speak to him or to any strange man without my express permission.” The idiotic high-handedness of that statement brought Caroline up short. Redonk Nutshell: Misogynist marries an independent woman and enters a war of wills It’s tempting within the first few chapters to give up on this book. It’s hero, Anthony Carrington, […]

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