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Raw Desire (Desire, Oklahoma #6)

4.16  ·  Rating Details ·  1,403 Ratings  ·  43 Reviews
[Siren Menage Everlasting: Erotic Cowboy Menage a Trois Romance, M/F/M, BDSM, public exhibition, spanking, sex toys] Alison Bennett came to Desire, Oklahoma to hide-and to heal. When her truck breaks down on the way into town, she certainly doesn't expect men like Dillon Tanner and Ryder Hayes to come to her rescue. Extraordinary men in an extraordinary town. Their interes ...more
Published by Siren Publishing (first published August 26th 2011)
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Cindy ~ SnS Reviews
Ahh its good to be back in Desire.. Were we get to see Ace right off the bat in sheriff duties and Boone, Chase and Rachel with the baby. This ones about Dillon and Ryder - the mechanic's in Desire and who we met in the first book.. Alison just got out of a abusive relationship and is coming to Desire for a seminar on how to please a man.. Ok as a woman I had a little issue with that. She is scared of strong brash men due to her crappy ex and she wants to learn how to please a man so they cant w ...more
Sep 09, 2011 Jessica rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I really struggled with what to rate this book... I ended up giving it a 2 Stars due to my inability to like Allison. For some reason she just constantly annoyed me and I just couldn't bring myself to relate to or sympathize with her. While, Ryder and Dillion may not be my favorite male characters, I at least could appreciate their personalities and sexiness!

Raw Desire seemed to be a little too long, but it was definitely filled with a lot of steamy sex. Unfortunately, Allison's personality and
Aug 29, 2011 Judith rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another "home run" of a novel from an author that just keeps her readers delighted with one after another of these Desire, OK stories. While Ms Brooke manages to keep the crisis alive in all her books, there is the added tension in this one of a whole lot of trouble caused by the abuse and lies of the heroine's ex-boyfriend--a young man who wants to live as he chooses without regard to anhyone else in his life and whose selfish ways have cause not only emotional and psychological injury to Allis ...more
Becky Condit
Sep 30, 2011 Becky Condit rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Raw Desire is the sixth book in a series by Leah Brooke that I have loved every single volume. However, on an enjoyment scale from hate to like to love I have to say this one falls into the like category, and the main reason is I just couldn’t wrap my head or my heart around the heroine.I loved the men and really wanted a better third for them.
This is more a plot driven novel than a character driven story, and for that reason I found myself reading quickly through some very scorching sex scenes
Cheryl (Gwyneiira's Book Blog)
Started off interesting but hit a bump and went downhill from there.

And apparently, being bossy is actually being a man. This literally pissed me off on many levels. Being bossy can also mean being a jerk.

“I won’t be controlled. Now, get lost. I want to find someone who’s not so bossy.”

Ryder’s brow went up. “In Desire? Good luck with that. In Desire, darlin’, we call it being a man.”

I felt that Ryder and Dillon were not on the Same page or frequency. It didn't feel like they were in the relatio
Carrie (Bears Read Too)
Originally posted on my sitehere.

I’m a little torn about what I’m going to write for this review. I mean did I like it? Yes. Did I love it? No. Was it fun to read? Somewhat, yeah… I mean you can’t go too terrible wrong with yummy hot male alpha characters. Was it as good as the first few books in the series? Not at all, but should I be comparing?

I don’t want to give a bad review because it was better than just okay, but there was just something missing in it for me and I can’t quite put my finge
Oleta Blaylock
Feb 16, 2015 Oleta Blaylock rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-books
2012, February 9

This series just keeps getting better and better. I loved Dillon and Ryder. What I wouldn't give to find a pair of hot dominant males that were as loving and compassionate as these two. I love Desire and wish that there was a town that was this way I move in a heart beat. I also enjoyed seeing so many of the characters from prior books. It is nice to see how their lives are going. I had to laugh at Erin. She is like the spitfire. I would definitely recommend this entire series.

Feb 19, 2012 Jessy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotic-romance
I love Leah Brooke but the sixth installment of the Desire, OK series was not my favorite. The herione is Allison Bennett with Ryder and Dillon as her men. I have loved every man so far in Desire and if I don't like the book then its usually the woman's fault. This is the case for Raw Desire.

I didn't understand why Allison or "Ally" affectionatly named by Ryder and Dillon, wanted to participate in these seminars in the first place. I think what happened was Brooke had to find some way to get Al
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Slick's review posted on Guilty Pleasures

3.75 stars

Let me say that I have been a long time fan of Leah Brooke (aka Lana Dare). I have loved the Desire series both present and founding fathers and am slightly obsessed with this fictional town (if you’ve read them, you know why and if you haven’t, read them and find out). Since meeting Dillon and Ryder in book one, I’ve waited for their story. They just jumped off the page and screamed, “Just wait until it’s our turn.” Well, at least to me they di
In a moment of weakness, Alison Bennett signed up for a week long seminar at Club Desire, wanting to try to build her self esteem back up after an ex-boyfriend did a number on her. Now on her way to Desire, Oklahoma she is second guessing herself and wondering if there really is a way to please a man and not have them cheat, leave, or treat you badly. When her car breaks down on the outskirts of town, she thinks maybe this is a sign she made a mistake.

Mechanics Dillon Tanner and Ryder Hayes show
Shabby Girl ~ aka Lady Victoria
I really like the concept of these books, the town of Desire, and the way they live their lives. Boy, wish it were a real town, I'd go visit and hopefully stay.

With this one I had a bit of trouble even liking the h. I found her to be quite annoying and a bit of a skitzoid. I do like this author normally, but I don't think she's got the feisty h down pat, she struggles with that as her hs can come across as quite unlikeable at times. It's happened in previous books. The author tends to make you
Raw Desire by Leah Brooke

I gave this story 2.5 stars. I read this series back to back and that can be a good thing and a bad thing in some ways.

I remembered all the characters, their personalities and stories. This became a world fully flushed out in my mind. There was no need to go back to previous books to familiarize myself with the past doings. Each new story also showed glimpses of past characters and showed me how they are doing in their lives.

The scenes seemed repetitive but with
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Alison Bennett came to Desire, Oklahoma to hide-and to heal. When her truck breaks down on the way into town, she certainly doesn't expect men like Dillon Tanner and Ryder Hayes to come to her rescue. Extraordinary men in an extraordinary town. Their interest in her both excites and alarms her, but she knows they're both way out of her league. When an attack on the club brings a halt to the seminar she's signed up for, Dillon and Ryder's proposition to continue her le
I have enjoyed this series a lot. However, this one is my least favorite of the series so far. The heroine, Alison, seemed a little strange to me. There was something about her that bothered me. As a victim of abuse from a previous boyfriend and falsely accused of committing a crime, she decides that the answer to her problems is to run away to Desire and take a seminar on how to please a man in bed. Say what?????? Throughout the whole book, the heroes, Dillon and Ryder, are trying to help her, ...more
Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
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Alison breaks down on the road into Desire, OK with a painful past and an even more broken spirit. In Desire, she hopes for a haven in which to recoup, time to make a plan, and a chance to rebuild her self-esteem. She gets all that plus more than she bargains for when she catches the eye of garage owners and best friends, Dillon Tanner and Ryder Hayes.

Life in Desire is far from typical small town, USA. Thanks to a prequel to the curr
Jan 13, 2016 Brandy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have to say, out of the Desire, OK books so far, this was my least favorite. In the others, it talked about how you can't show favoritism in a menage relationship, you start as you mean to go. From the very beginning you could see Alison favored Dillon over Ryder. It actually made me think, what the hell Ryder would put up with that for...I liked the ending, but it didn't make up for the favoritism she showed all throughout the book to Dillon...I love the series overall, it is great reading an ...more
Feb 03, 2013 Dar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Desire was calling to me so I to re-read a few, now I'll end up reading them all again while I wait for Beau and Charity! There is something about Ryder and Dillon and Allison's reaction to them that is too real to be in a book. Dillon and Ryder magically expect Allison to fall into Desire's ways and get upset when she doesn't let them do everything for her. They seem to forget that she isn't from there and has had a really bad experience with not only men but small towns as well. They work it a ...more
Mar 18, 2014 Tanya rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This one is probably my least favorite of the series so far. I just felt it was too conflicted, too much arguing, not enough of a connection I felt as the reader. I did like the last bit quite a bit (trial and the "epilogue"). That pulled it up some, and ended on a good note. I still like her writing, just didn't like this one quite so much.
~Mel :)~
Jan 26, 2012 ~Mel :)~ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Raw Desire was slow going in the beginning of the book. The guys pissed me off for acting like cavemen. I can't stand a man who acts like a woman has no other choice then to do what they say. Don't get me wrong, That can be HOT AFTER it is agreed to. I was also annoyed with Alison for just sitting there and taking it.

As the story development really got rolling I did start to truly LOVE this book. Dillon and his sweet love and compassion and rough around the edges playboy Ryder both made for som
Ann  Lorz
Jan 30, 2012 Ann Lorz rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotic
I love Brooke's body of work but have to admit, I didn't care for this book. I found that to often scenes were repeated. In fact if she told Dillon and Ryder one more time that it wasn't their business I would have slapped the author. I understand that the author wanted us to feel that Alison felt over powered by these two men, but between the "it's none of your business" and the "I'm going back to the hotel" it was starting to feel like word filler. She could have taken those lines out and made ...more
May 21, 2012 Jess rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romantica, 2012
Wow. If I could give more than 5 stars I would. Holy hotness batman. This is by far one of my favorites from this series. It was a combination of the dominance I love (without straying too far out of my comfort zone) and the menage that I oh so love to read. There was a solid storyline, scorching hot sex, a sweet and romantic relationship and fabulous updates on all of my favorite characters from the series.

Whew.. I'm still fanning my face after this one. I almost want to read it again :)

Now I
Anya Kelly
Jun 10, 2014 Anya Kelly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OMG, this was so good and so bad. The beginning drove me nuts. I swear if she said "None of your business" one more time I was going to slap her myself. And the discord between the two guys drove me batty. I wish they had talked a little more or something. But I think the main reason I didn't give it four stars was the main girl drove me bonkers from the beginning. I'm sorry, but make up your mind girl. The end was amazing though and brought tears to my eyes. I love Leah Brooke, and I will conti ...more
Apr 18, 2015 Talltree marked it as no-dnf-zzz-avoid  ·  review of another edition
h with abusive ex, so overdone
Ŧ ♥️Charlene
Allison needed to be slapped.
Sep 13, 2014 Hollie rated it liked it
2.5 stars - Alison drove me up a wall.
Sep 25, 2011 Llwells rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebook
I really liked this erotic tale but thought it was just short of something missing from the story. But hey...I can't quite put my finger on what was missing.

I really enjoyed the courtroom scene more than some of the love scenes, it was interesting and moved fast, where as some of the love scenes seemed forced by the author.

I don't know, might be just me. I also enjoyed visiting the characters in the town and finding out about the things that were going on in their lives more intriguing than the
Libby Oglesby
Jan 18, 2014 Libby Oglesby rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of my favorites

One of my favorites. One of the books that I like to re-read. I loved the characters and how they react with each other.
Jan 11, 2014 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hope and Ace have been dancing around each other for ages and when they finally meet up explosions happen. With this book it delves a bit deeper into Dom/Sub and taking without safe words and capturing taking. If you are not into this sort of thing I wouldn't suggest reading it. But if u are the way the couple develop to finally getting what both need is great. Great HEA that perfectly suits the couple. Gcv
For most of the book I was really frustrated with Alison, but she grew on me. Ryder and Dillon are hot and more than willing to teach her the ways of Desire. Speaking of, one of my favorite moments of the series was the way the town came together for Alison. It was heartwarming, funny as hell, and just wonderful. I'll definitely be reading this again.
Tammy  Rigney
Aug 28, 2011 Tammy Rigney rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved loved loved this!!

My heart really went out to Ryder in this and loved how Dillon stepped aside at times to allow Ryder's and Alison's relationship to grow. Many times menage stories everyone just seems to fall into the relationship too easily but in this we see the work that goes into it and the understanding everyone must have.
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