The Siren by Tiffany Reisz

A love story is not the same as a romance novel. A romance novel is the story of two people falling in love against their will. This is a story of two people who leave each other against their will. It starts to end the minute they meet. Redonk Nutshell: Erotica author & Dom goes […]

Heat by R. L. Smith

Redonk nutshell: During a record heat wave, a fugitive alien hides out on earth while an alien cop pursues him Knowing what I know about this book, the above “redonk nutshell” has to be the lamest one I’ve possibly ever written.  This is probably going to be a bizarre review so bear with me.  This […]

The Last Hellion by Loretta Chase

She was not unaffected.  The devil in her, one she normally kept well concealed, was bound to be drawn to its counterpart in him.  But she was not a fool either.  She knew well enough that this was a rogue’s own countenance, and she could sum it up in one word: trouble. Title: The Last […]

Shameless by Anne Stuart

Title: Shameless Author: Anne Stuart Redonk Nutshell: Hardened cynic teams up with roguish rake to take on an infamous secret society Official Synopsis: A long string of tragic loves haunts Viscount Benedick Francis Alistair Rohan. Cool and cynical, he’s weary of life’s fickle games and wants a prim and proper wife he can ignore while […]

Seduction and Scandal by Charlotte Featherstone

Title: Seduction and Scandal (The Brethren Guardians #1) Author: Charlotte Featherstone Redonk Nutshell: Heroine is inexplicably drawn to dark hero with ties to supernatural relics Official Synopsis: With the scandalous nature of her birth to live down, Isabella Fairmont dreams of a proper marriage—even if a passionless one. She saves her deepest desires for the […]

Author Spotlight: Anne Stuart

After hitting up a library book sale recently, I got my hands on a vintage Anne Stuart book I’d never read before.  And lemme tell you, I was REALLY excited about it. I first read Anne Stuart this past fall when Barnes & Noble kept insisting I check out her Rohan Series.  The covers are […]

Eternal Rider, by Larissa Ione

Title: Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance Book 1) Author: Larissa Ione Redonk Nutshell: Official Synopsis: They are here. They ride. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. His name is Ares, and the fate of mankind rests on his powerful shoulders. If he falls to the forces of evil, the world falls too. As one of […]

The Devil’s Temptress, by Laura Navarre

Title: The Devil’s Temptress Author: Laura Navarre Redonk Nutshell: Shielded woman gets her armor cracked by brooding knight Official Synopsis: In the glittering, sumptuous court of Eleanor of Aquitaine, betrayal lurks around every corner. The queen is at odds with her king, and to obey one could mean treason against the other. Even Alienore, considered […]

The League Series, Sherrilyn Kenyon

Sherrilyn Kenyon has a new book coming out later this month for her League Series. WHICH I LOVE. ! Sherrilyn Kenyon is one of the first romance/fantasy/paranormal authors I delved into when I started really getting into the genre. Her Dark Hunter Series is well known (think vampires mixed with a little greek lore). I […]

The Devil Wears Plaid, Teresa Medeiros

Title: The Devil Wear Plaid Author: Teresa Medeiros Redonk Nutshell: English miss takes a liking to her Scottish captor Official Synopsis: Emmaline Marlow is about to wed the ancient patriarch of the Hepburn clan to save her father from debtor’s prison when the Hepburn’s sworn enemy Jamie Sinclair bursts into the abbey on a magnificent […]

Don’t Tempt Me, Loretta Chase

Title: Don’t Tempt Met Author: Loretta Chase Redonk Nutshell: Escaped English harem captive gets help in re-entering society from childhood hero Official Synopsis: Spunky English girl overcomes impossible odds and outsmarts heathen villains. That’s the headline when Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years in the exotic east, she’s shockingly adept in the sensual […]

Author Spotlight: Julia Quinn

I’ve been ambushing the library’s paperback section lately, and I’ve honed in on specific authors.  I’ve read several books by Julia Quinn, and I have officially added her to my mental “favorite authors” list.  Her stuff is fantastic.  Witty, hilarious, romantic, sensual, dramatic and original.  I’m rarely disappointed in any book I pick up that’s […]