I must confess the cover of Dirty Deeds by Nicole James influenced my decision in choosing to read/listen to the book. I don’t read a lot of romances set in the motorcycle club world, but those I read I enjoyed and the premise for this one sounded promising.
Dante aka Reno is a member of the Devil Kings MC and the one responsible for carrying out the grunt work for the club. His latest assignment required him to kidnap college Kara, the daughter of a judge. The plan, use her as leverage to coerce the judge in dropping the drug possession charges against their president. Captivated by her photo, Reno followed her until the opportunity came for him to connect with her leading to a night of passion. To say this created a complication would be an understatement. He must do the job no matter what.
While reading, I learnt this was a spin-off of another series which portrayed him as a bad person. In Dirty Deeds, the reader witnessed his growth and discovered that beneath the bad boy exterior lay a heart of gold. I had mixed feelings regarding Kara. Sections of the story portrayed her as an intelligent, strong and determined woman with a fighting spirit. Then there were the parts where her whiny actions irritated me.
The story moved at an even pace and kept me entertained from start to finish. If you love your romance with lots of heat, then you won’t go wrong with this one. Passionate, hot and steamy, three words which define the relationship between Kara and Reno. The reader of the power struggle plaguing the Devil Kings, which made for some intense moments.
Ryan West and Virginia Rose narrated, who are both new to me. I enjoyed the duet narration. It was my first time experiencing a narration where both narrators did all the voices relating to their gender throughout the story. They both enhanced the listening pleasure
Overall, I had some enjoyable moments with this title. I recommend Dirty Deeds to fans of the genre.