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(DEEP #1)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  306 ratings  ·  34 reviews
The more lines they cross, the deeper they get…

Top cadet Lana Marsden lives by the rules. The most important rule of all: no messing around with an officer. She learned that one the hard way.

Now her only desire is to survive the grueling DEEP Training program and leave that scandalous past behind.

When she reports to Station Six amid wild rumors of erotic hazing rituals
Kindle Edition, 307 pages
Published December 2nd 2015 by DreamWarp Books
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Jan 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
Lana Marsden is looking for a fresh start, one where her past is left behind. She’s focused and ready to take on the training of her life—her future life. She just needs to make it through the twelve week DEEP Training Program and she’ll be ready to move forward, living and working in deep space.

Lana’s training will be held on the notorious Station Six—where wild rumors of exotic hazing rituals and sadomasochistic games occur. Lana doesn’t believe the rumors, her brother is a trainer on
Nov 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: erotica-faves
****4.5 stars****
This book was SO what the doctor ordered for me!! I was in need of something completely different to really grab my attention, and Jaine Diamond did just that with this incredible debut novel that will leave readers panting, tied in knots, and cursing how quickly that last page showed up! Lana Marsden is a textbook strong heroine that I just loved, and Catch is the perfect blend of twisted and deliciously sexy. Top that off with a completely unique storyline set in the cosmos,
Sultan * Baby Mama Smut-a-teer*
Dec 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
When I first read about this book I had no idea it was set in the future. How cool is that!! It's been a while since I have read any sci-fi type of book and it was really entertaining. I. The beginning you are given a lot of background story and information to get you caught up to the times they are in. And the DEEP program. Lana is just starting her rounds in the DEEP and she is determined to complete the program so she can be launched into deep space and start completing missions.

Apr 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: wicked
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

This book captured my attention from the first page to the last-- so much so that when I came from work, I left the TV off and just powered up the Kindle.

To me, this book is about finding yourself, finding what you need and who you need. Lana is searching for herself, a place to belong, of someone to call her own. Lana has always felt as though she's an afterthought - especially within her own family. Joining the ISC has
Mary Mooney
Apr 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads, so here is my review.
I was surprised by this book, I did not realize it was set in the future and in space. I use to love watching Deep Space Nine, a Star Trak spinoff and always wondered what it would be like to live in the future. This story takes me there, right into the DEEP.
Lana Marsden is running from her past and right into the DEEP, away from her family and the past she wants to forget. So while she is training with
I have read many erotica, few of them BDSM because I never got into that style. This book was interesting though. Catch was the catch for me. He was so vulnerable. I wanted more of his story actually. This is the fifth book I've read from this author and she definitely has a way of writing complex and intriguing men. I honestly don't know why spanking and pain is a thing. I grew up getting a sweet cut ass for crap I did so the idea of that being pleasurable is a foreign concept for me. I ...more
Dec 29, 2015 rated it liked it
Originally posted on

I have mixed feelings about Jaine Diamond’s DEEP. This book is hot. It’s sexy. It has the troubled hero that we come to expect with BDSM erotica, who isn’t a borderline abusive asshole. Our heroine isn’t some fresh-plucked flower that’s new to sex and gratingly innocent. She’s young and maybe a bit naive, but she’s also independent, strong-willed, and all about kicking ass in ISC training and finding herself. Catch and Lana’s relationship will have you
Mar 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
What did I just read?!! I was so confused at first, because I've never read a book that took place in space!! I was thinking "ship" like in the water, not "ship" like spaceship!! I re-read the beginning more than once to make sure I understood! LOL A very different beginning of a book that quickly turned SCORCHING!!!

Lana is a cadet at the beginning of her DEEP training. Her brother "First" aka Adam, is also on the same ship, outranking her, of course. This is the first time they've been
CoffeeTimeRomance andMore
An incredibly hot, steamy book that has a strong romantic underlying. At first the attraction between Lana and Catch seems entirely physical, however very quickly it is revealed that they are both attracted to each other on an emotional level. By the end of the book I was screaming at both Lana and Catch wanting…needing them to finally admit how they feel about one another. I am not usually a fan of science fiction books, however this one contained very little science fiction in my opinion. ...more
Emma L
Oct 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am a BIG fan of Jaine's other series 'Dirty' so have finally gotten round to reading Deep which was her debut book I think. At first it took me a few chapters to get into it becuase its set in space which I would not go for however it is more milatary than space space. Very quickly I loved the main characters and loved the HOT chemistry between Lana and Catch. I ended up reading this very quickly so I can get on and read the second book.

Give it a chance and don't let the fact it's set in space
Nov 30, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-ku
I don't know how to think of this book. It wasn't exactly what I expected. The space setting kinda threw me off for a second. The characters were a little less fleshed out than Jaine's other series that I also recently read. I'll probably read the next one but I disliked a lot more characters than I liked.
Leigh UK
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Erotica with real characters!

This one is a slow build up of intensity so you really feel it when things crack. By the end the entire relationship was so undefined and fluid and messy, just like things get with real people. I do wish I knew it was a cliffhanger though.. on the upside, there is no wait for Bk 2. So off I go!
Janice Pickup
Nov 17, 2018 rated it liked it

A very very slow start, it's taken me nearly two weeks to read. It just started getting interesting at the last chapter.
Elisa Glendenning
Jun 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Bondage, Domination, Submission & Mastery!!!

Initially, I disregarded this book, as I’m not a fan of military romances or BDSM for that matter. However, I loved Jaine Diamond’s Dirty Series, and coupled with DEEP’s high ratings, I gave in. I’m glad I did. A very slow burner but I ended up not being able to put this book down. I’m not quite sure how I feel about Catch and Lana. My emotions were all over the place. I loved Catch initially, but some of his actions were so despicable, I wanted to
Nov 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing

I am so very happy I found this book. I was worried this was going to be another one of those cheesy, shallow books. It wasn’t! I loved absolutely everything about this book! I loved all the characters. Lana and Catch were great together! I found myself cheering for them. I wanted them to make it. I could literally feel Lana’s frustration at a certain situation throughout the book. I felt like I understood the motivation to their actions toward one another. I loved the way it all
Terri Zumbrook
Sep 07, 2019 rated it it was ok
Not my cup of tea

I couldn’t finish the book. It was set in the future for one thing, and I wasn’t prepared for that. Second, the constant reference to the heroine’s brother was annoying without much background. Third, I thought the rucksack incident and the outcome was gratuitous and pretty illogical. Finished 13%.
Dec 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing

I really enjoy the writing style of this author. I would recommend her to friends and family. I gladly give my 5 star rating.
Sep 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
A very nice love story

If you can get through the outer space stuff this is a good read. I’m looking forward to the conclusion in the next book! Enjoyable.
Haylee Wolsey
Oct 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the Dirty Series by this author so thought I would give this one a try. I was not disappointed. Great story in a unique setting.
Jun 22, 2017 rated it did not like it
Another one I couldn't finish.
Not my cup of tea.
Aug 13, 2017 rated it really liked it

this book is wonderful. hated the ending but it was steamy! can't wait for the second book because it will be just as good i'm hoping!
Colleen Hunt
Sep 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I stayed up all night reading this, don't start reading unless you have alot of time your not going to want to put it down.
Badass Bloggettes
Feb 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.75 Stars

I’m sitting here thinking about Deep and not really sure how I feel. I knew upfront that this was a “to be continued” book. And while I was expecting a cliffhanger I prayed that we were getting a series. I like the writing, the story, and the characters development. I like just about everything until the last chapter or so. I’m trying but can’t wrap my head around the ending at all. I’m not saying it is bad it just isn’t sitting right. So…

What I really like about this book:

Sandra Shipman ~ Two Book Pushers
DEEP is Jaine's debut novel and I thought she did a great job. The setting made the story unique, and made the background of the couple's story more interesting and forbidden...

Lana has a lot to prove when she enters Station Six. She is a trainee on the same hub as her older brother and hero Adam AKA First. She has worked hard for the last five years since she was sent to training by her parents at the age of sixteen. She doesn't want special treatment because of Adam, she wants to prove that
Kristine (The Writer's Inkwell)
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The Writer's Inkwell

If you are looking for something hot and I mean HOT to read this winter, you have to go check out this book. I'm not a prude, but I typically don't read a ton of erotica because too often the author does nothing but write sex scene after sex scene and that's it. So why am I so adamant about recommending this book? Because it's not only written well, but the sex scenes include more than just a description of what's happening. The author is smart
Nov 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars

“Deep” by Jaine Diamond is a debut science fiction story that is the first in a series. It details cadet Lana Marsden’s journey through her DEEP (Deep Space Extra-Vehicular and Emergency Preparedness) training and the obstacles she has to hurdle…both personally and professionally. Finding a man who tempts her to ignore all of her hard-won personal rules and draws her deeper and deeper into a darkly sensual exploration threatens to derail all of her plans and forces her to decide what
Nov 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed reading both books, Deep And Deeper. Hope there will be more in the series, would be nice to know what happens with Catch's friends and to have a update of Catch, Lana and Lana's brother and his girlfriend.
After The Final Chapters
Jan 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing

The first song that comes on as I sit here getting ready to write this review was Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You. Yes, originally sang by Dolly.

As the song plays it kind of goes hand and hand with the book Deep by Jaine Diamond.

I feel sad that this story has ended. I wasn’t read to for it to end, but I couldn’t wait to get to the best parts either.

I have read a lot of books lately and the writing styles compared to this book is nothing but amateurs. Jaine Diamond
Romance Between The Sheets

I am not a space geek but wholly Frak this was a really surprising and great romantic read with erotic scenes and emotional power plays between the two main characters.

This is the first romance novel I have read that is set in space so to speak, I admit I did get a little bogged down at the start with all the descriptions of the station and how the whole centre is set up and the cadet program but then we moved onto the central characters and it blew me away.

We jumped time throughout parts of the
Mindy Bigham
*I received an ARC of this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review*

3.5 stars

Lana Marsden lives by a set of rules. These rules are in place for a reason. Her past. Now that she is being transferred to Station Six to go through her DEEP training she wonders if the rumors are true. She has asked her brother about them since he is a trainer at Station Six but he just tells her it is not what it seems. Lana wants to go into DEEP space once training is complete to get away from
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