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 […]

A Most Scandalous Proposal by Ashlyn Macnamara

Redonk Nutshell: Man & woman go from best friends to lovers This was a sweet and somewhat traditional tale. Julia St. Claire isn’t sure how she feels about being pursued by an earl, especially the same earl that her sister has been crushing on for a long time. What Julia doesn’t know is that the earl […]

Boyfriend from Hell by Jamie Quaid

Redonk Nutshell: Woman w/ unknown legacy realizes her superpowers can change lives for the good and the bad Tina Clancy is trying to finish law school and stay out from underfoot at her job in The Zone, the radioactive area of Baltimore where things…aren’t always what they seem. When her boyfriend of several months nearly […]

A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett

Redonk nutshell: Unlikely friends ally to solve a murder mystery and end up finding love This book ended up not being at all what I was expecting.  And you know something? I kinda liked it. The Marquess of Beningbrough is a stand-up, straight-laced kinda of guy who has had to go above and beyond to prove […]

Shaedes of Gray by Amanda Bonilla

Redonk Nutshell: Immortal assassin takes on a case that blows her world as she knows it to smithereens I had put this on my TBR pile after reading some mixed reviews.  What was intriguing to me was that people either loved it or really didn’t like it at all.  I was looking forward to seeing […]

Incarnate by Jodi Meadows

Dear Fellow Raunchers, It’s my pleasure to introduce the newest member to the posse (I have a posse now, byatches!), Miss Sassy Jack.  SJ is an avid reader, audiobook-phile, and cheesecake connoisseur.  She can also be found over at Restless Jackie. I asked Sassy to read Incarnate by Jodi Meadows, a new YA book that’s […]

Firelight by Kristen Callihan

Redonk Nutshell: A masked man & woman haunted by fiery abilities team up to track down someone committing murders to members of a mysterious club What do you get when you combine a regency Gothic romance with paranormal themes and fairy tale inspiration?  Answer: Firelight, by Kristen Callihan.  It sounds complicated, but she pulls it off […]

How to Dance with a Duke by Manda Collins

Redonk Nutshell: Woman takes it onto herself to clear her father’s name by marrying into the elusive Egyptian Club Cecily Hurston is hellbent on clearing her father’s good name.  Having returned from a disastrous expedition in Egypt an invalid, Cecily is convinced that the answer to what really happened is in his journals.  The journals, however, are […]

A Lady Awakened by Cecelia Grant

Redonk Nutshell: Newly widowed woman makes a deal with local rakehell to impregnate her so she can retain rights to her husband’s estate This book has gotten a lot of buzz and I was really, really looking forward to reading it for myself. Martha Russell is a newly made widow and she’s desperate to hang […]