Provoke Me by Cari Quinn

Redonk Nutshell: Sexual tension explodes between a bookstore employee and the straight-laced manager I picked this up on a whim after hearing some chatter on Twitter over its hawtness.  Glad I did – I really enjoyed it. Provoke Me is the story of Kelly and Spencer, two people that are constants in each other’s lives as employer (Spencer) […]

Enslaved by Virginia Henley

Redonk Nutshell: Woman is transported back in time to Roman-occupied Britain where she gets lessons in ancient history and passion I’ve recently been on a time-traveling kick.  I found myself searching GoodReads for romance books that featured a time-traveling hero or heroine and I came across Enslaved by Virginia Henley.  I’ve not yet read anything by her, […]

Treasure Me by Robyn DeHart

Redonk Nutshell: Intelligent and spirited woman gets tangled up with an adventurer on a quest to find a fabled treasure at Loch Ness The 3rd in Robyn DeHart’s Legend Hunter series, Treasure Me is a fun, guilty pleasure of an adventure story between two very head strong leads. After discovering her fiance in the arms of […]

Touch of Enchantment by Teresa Medeiros

Redonk Nutshell: Heiress and witch in denial is accidentally transported back in time and into the path of a knight bent on seeking vengeance Tabitha Lennox has inherited her mother’s penchant for magic, and she ain’t happy about it. She immerses herself in science and technology and sharpens her already brilliant mind, a move to […]

Tempt Me by Shiloh Walker

Redonk Nutshell: Widowed lingerie shop owner falls into an unexpected 2nd chance at love This is a lovely contemporary novella by veteran romance author Shiloh Walker.  Roxanne ‘Rocki’ Monroe runs a successful lingerie boutique with her best friend.  When tall glass of “oh HELLO there” Cole Stanton walks in one day with his stick-up-her-ass fiancee, Rocki acknowledges her […]

Soulless by Gail Carriger

“Miss Tarabotti was not one of life’s milk-water misses–in fact, quite the opposite. Many a gentleman had likened his first meeting with her to downing a very strong cognac when one was expecting to imbibe fruit juice–that is to say, startling and apt to leave one with a distinct burning sensation.” Redonk Nutshell: No-nonsense spinster […]

Ward Against Death by Melanie Card

Redonk Nutshell: Fledgling necromancer gets more than he bargained for when he raises a young woman from the dead Ward De’Ath, a young doctor and burgeoning necromancer, summons beautiful Celia Carlyle from her recent death to perform a quick 15 minute wake – so her family can pay tribute.  What he doesn’t expect is for […]

Some Like it Wicked, Teresa Medeiros

Title: Some Like it Wicked Author: Teresa Medeiros Redonk Nutshell: Woman bargains to bail out her childhood hero from debtor’s prison in  exchange for helping her get to Scotland to reclaim her highland legacy Official Synopsis: Highland beauty Catriona Kincaid cares nothing for propriety—or even her own safety—when she storms the grounds of Newgate Prison. […]

The Undoing of a Lady, Nicola Cornick

Title: The Undoing of a Lady (The Brides of Fortune Book 3) Author: Nicola Cornick Redonk Nutshell: Childhood friends realize they’re waaaaay more than friends Official Synopsis: Courting scandal since girlhood, free-spirited Lady Elizabeth Scarlet vows there is just one way to save her childhood friend from a loveless marriage: to kidnap him! But Nathaniel […]

The Raven Prince, Elizabeth Hoyt

Title: The Raven Prince Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Redonk Nutshell: Lonely widow seeks secretarial employment with broody earl Official Synopsis: There comes a time in a woman’s life when she must do the unthinkable – and find employment. For the widowed Anna Wren, that means taking a job as female secretary for the Earl of Swartingham. […]

How To Woo a Reluctant Lady, Sabrina Jeffries

Title: How to Woo a Reluctant Lady (The Hellions of Halstead Hall) Author: Sabrina Jeffries Redonk Nutshell: Minerva has been in love with Giles since she was a little girl, until he spurned her advances at a risque ball. Then she hated him and decided to get back at him by painting him a vicious […]