The Heiress Effect by Courtney Milan

 Rating: B        Romance: 4/5          Raunch: 3/5 Redonk Nutshell: Two unlikely people hiding in plain sight fall in love I always enjoy whatever Courtney Milan has to offer up, and The Heiress Effect was no different. That said, I had a hard time finding my words in describing this installment […]

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. […]

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 […]

Sacrifice by Cayla Kluver

Redonk Nutshell: Conquered country’s queen must play a game of politics while keeping her love a secret The third book in Cluver’s fantasy series, Sacrifice, is the story of Alera, the queen, trying to find a way to rule her people while pleasing their new overlords, AND while keeping her own heart’s content with her love. […]

All He Ever Desired by Shannon Stacey

Redonk Nutshell: Lingering attraction pulls together a couple for a second chance Ah, The Kowalski’s. All He Ever Desired brings us Ryan Kowalski’s story. Ryan owns and operates a successful construction company, and he returns to his roots in Maine in order to put his skills to use in restoring the family’s lodge. He’s hesitant to […]

Love Unscripted by Tina Reber

Redonk Nutshell: Celebrity actor has a relationship with an every-girl Hot commodity Ryan Christiansen is in town filming the latest in a series of super popular films, and Taryn Mitchell enjoys sitting back and watching the crazy unfold. She owns and operates a classy pub in the small Rhode Island town, and while her regulars aren’t […]

The Angel by Tiffany Reisz

Redonk Nutshell: In which we learn more about a sadist priest and his lover This is the 2nd book in Tiffany Reisz’s The Original Sinners series. Book one left me torn and strewn about like a roll of toilet paper in a house full of cats. I was drooling in anticipation for this book, anxious […]

How a Lady Weds a Rogue by Katharine Ashe

Redonk Nutshell: Woman  is forced to revise her plans of finding her mother when she runs into a charming yet haunted man Diantha Lucas is determined to track down and confront her wayward mother. When her plans go awry, she realizes she needs to seek out the help of a hero, a man who will […]

Never Seduce a Scot by Maya Banks

I’m pleased to introduce my latest Rauncher, Olivia Somerset! *cheers* She’s fairly new to the Highlander genre, so I was excited to give her Maya Banks’ latest. Here is her take: Redonk Nutshell: Arranged political marriage results in interesting twist of romance The King wants to join bitter allies, the Montgomerys and the Armstrongs, so […]

Seven Years to Sin by Sylvia Day

I have wanted you for so long now,” he said roughly, “I’ve no memory of how it feels to be devoid of the craving. But you must know what you do. I need you to think of who you are and where you are and who I am. Think of how things will be once […]

The Secret to Seduction by Julie Anne Long

Redonk Nutshell: Vicar’s daughter gets in over her head when she meets a notorious poet Sabrina Fairleigh is a practical woman, a woman who has a firm desire to help those around her. She’s the adopted daughter of a vicar, her father the sole parent who has raised her. She has her eye on the […]

A Night Like This by Julia Quinn

“If you’re brave enough to want me, I will marry you.” He pulled her against him, kissing her with all the passion, and fear, and emotion he’d been holding inside of him for a week. “Bravery has nothing to do with it,” he told her, and he almost laughed, he was so exquisitely happy. “It’s […]