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Dirty Boy

3.60  ·  Rating details ·  111 ratings  ·  33 reviews
Recipe: 1 Porn Star, 1 Step Sister, 1 Wealthy Father, 1 Flighty Stepmother

Take one trust fund baby porn star, a stepsister in need of money, and a wealthy father the flighty stepmother stole from. Add in a lot of sex, a huge dose of tragedy, a load of betrayal, a pinch of revenge and a heap of arrogance. Mix them together and shake shit up for a few weeks.

The result?

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Published September 30th 2016
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Fre06 Begum
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Lu Bielefeld
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Dec 18, 2016 rated it did not like it
Cheating hero doormat heroine

To elaborate a bit more on this, he still shoots OW scenes throughout the book while the h only has one other scene with a girl. She exclusively shoots with him. So it is NOT safe.

Also, he was such an asshole, SUCH AN ASSHOLE that I would've given higher stars if he had
- grovelled
- redeemed himself

But that wasn't the case... he develops feelings for her and finally wants her and in stead of us seeing their romance, the author says "it had been a month since she'd
Honestly...the funniest part of this novel is the h studying to be an elementary school teacher and thinking she's going to pay for said career by being a porn star. I just rolled off the bed laughing at the logic.

And she's a virgin.

Which she agrees to lose in her first filmed scene.

The feels, I tell ya, Oscar worthy.

The only way to read this book is as a parody. It cannot be taken as a serious plot. Like, at all. It's more cringe worthy than a Telenova soap opera :D

So, naturally, I devoured t
Kathryn Kelly
Sep 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: i-am-the-author
Dirty Boy was a departure for me and I had a lot of fun writing it. I'm offering a limited number of ARCs at, until 9/29/2016. If you'd like a copy, here's the link: ...more
Wendy Livingstone
Oct 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC for an honest review.
This is the first time I have read any of this authors work, so therefore, I was not sure what to expect. Wow, was I amazed! I was hooked from the very beginning. This is a read which is about overcoming obstacles in order to finally find love.
I recommend this read to everybody who loves going on a rollercoaster of a journey, and enjoys steaming hot scenes. I am certainly looking forward to reading more of Kathryn’s work in the future.
De Mueller
Mar 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing

This was my first book by Kathryn Kelly but now I’m hooked.
This book brought out so many emotions in me and I’m still thinking about Story and Max. Although not everyone will feel or agree with how these two characters treated the other isn’t that what a great author and story does, makes you think and feel. The supporting cast rounded out this s*x on a stick book. Be ready for a rollacoaster of emotions, loss, betrayal, assumption, deception, misunderstanding, heartbreak, lust, for
Sep 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
I wasn’t sure what to expect with this book. I wasn’t sure I would like it, but I did. There where sweet moments, OMG moments, WTF? moments, and sad heartbreaking moments. I was actually up all night reading because I had to know what happened.
I read reviews that said the heroine was a pushover. I definitely did not get that vibe. Faced with some pretty crappy circumstances she did what she had to do. She gave it right back to Max when the situation called for it.
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Oct 07, 2016 rated it really liked it

My star rating for DIRTY BOY is: 4 out of 5 stars! :)

My ‘Blogging Reader’s Review’
after reading an ARC Copy of ‘DIRTY BOY’

This latest novel, “Dirty Boy” by author Kathryn Kelly is sexy, enthralling, full poignant and impassioned moments. This novel fits into the Contemporary Romance genre. “Dirty Boy” is written from four character P.O.V.’s(point of views) from Max Sherwood, Story Thornton, Addie Reynolds, and Kayleigh Sherwood.

Max Sherwood is the middle
Elizabeth (Perusing Princesses)
Wow... when I read the synopsis.... I thought... well this is different and it will just be lots of fluff about sex.

Holy cow was wrong.. well right, but  There is a lot of sex.  I mean, it's about the porn industry and players.  But it's also about Family, about love and loss, about a young girl on her very bumpy journey through life and dealing with the cards dealt to her.  And it's about a broken man, who goes out of his way to break a girl, and instead, even though he fights it wit
Debbie Loader
Sep 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
I adore KitKat books, they draw me in and keep me there. Dirty Boy I am not so sure. His arrogance and my way or walk away has already cost the life of his unstable wife and his innocent son. But he still cannot see beyond the end of his dick or his next screen shot.

But Story, now her.... I love her, young in years but so old in spirit. It is her love for him that draws her to him, the proverbial moth and flame. She can see the man he can be but cannot reach him. But he is bitter and allows Kayl
Oct 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! I was so excited to get an ARC copy. I have enjoyed every one of Kathryn Kelly's books and have read everyone starting from the very beginning. The only downfall I found with this book was I stayed up half the night when I had to wake up early the next day just because I couldn't put it down.

This book made me feel. It was gritty and emotional and often times unpleasant and I kept looking for the light at the end of the tunnel. I've been struggling lately to find a really good
Oct 02, 2016 rated it it was ok
I read this as an ARC provided by the author. Let's start off by first by saying, I have loved the authors previous books. This one... not so much. The writing itself, is not in question. As always, her stories flow quite well. I just couldn't like the plot and characters. I tried I really did. Would I recommend this author...hell yeah, without a doubt. This book? It's not a bad read, it's just not for me. And I didn't enjoy reading it. That said, this is just different than her previous books. ...more
Sep 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I highly recommend this book, I started it not knowing what to expect and from the first chapter it reeled me in. I loved going through the emotions with the characters as they did. Definitely worth the read. I gave it 5 stars because not many books give me the tight feeling in my chest where I could cry.
Magi Yarbrough
Oct 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Would have finished it sooner if I did not have so many apts. Did not want to put it down. Max realized though one girl how important life really was. His brothers needed to still be reigned in. Max helped out with some of that. Bab's the step mom is a piece of work. She needs a shrink. Some surprises
Melissa friend
Oct 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC copy for honest review
WOW this story was amazing and had me hooked from the start , max and story overcoming obstacles to find love
another great read from this author
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Nov 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars
Wow…what the hell was that! Dirty Boy #1 by Kathryn Kelly had me going high to low and back again.
Max Sherwood and his family own “Dirty Boy Productions”. They make porn and he stars both behind and in front of the camera. Being one of the hottest attractions in the industry at the moment and loving sex and women the way he does, Max can’t think of a better career choice, even if his decision to delay his promised retirement is pushing his wife to the edge.
When he meets Story, dad
Better than I expected -- explicit and taboo sex ( which I expected when most of the characters are porn stars) but it had a plot. The characters conflict was plausible - can you be with someone that you know sleeps with someone else for a living even though you love him? It also brought up issues of sexuality and judgement for these individuals that do adult films . It brought to attention the tension and problems that happen behind the scenes - drug abuse, jealousy, ostracism, and concepts of ...more
Sue Hancock
Oct 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
Wasn't sure if I'd enjoy this book, but so glad I read it!
Max and his brothers own a porn studio and Max is the star! His family has been hurt by Story's mother and Max believes Story is guilty too. Added to the tragedy in Max's past and it's no wonder that he pushes Story to her limits. She tries to convince Max of the truth after she joins the company as the newest star.
It's not plain sailing, and right to the end you're not sure how it's going to work out. Plenty of steamy scenes alongside a
Danena Freeman
Nov 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: rom
It was a great read. Max is a character your going to want to run over with your car at times but I ended up liking the guy. Story's mom however was a piece of work. I like that these characters were very real and the story line flowed so nicely. There was never a dull moment. Rated very good
Dottie Withers
Max and Story

This is not your average step brother romance. Max is a hard core porn star that was betrayed by his wife. Story is the innocent girl looking for help when she becomes a pawn in Max's twisted retribution.
Dec 29, 2019 rated it did not like it
Shelves: porn-star
This book seems sexy but it's actually very sad. Every sex scene is kind of sad. Very serious phycological issues are evident in the hero. Not romantic at all.
Sep 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
Title: Dirty Boy
Series: Unknown
Author: Kathryn Kelly
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 392
Heat Level: 4 out of 4 flames
Overall Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by Kay Book Snitch

Max is a porn star. He is also part owner for the studio he works for. In case, you are unaware, he's a first class prick. Plain and simple. No way to sugar coat it. He is a vile and wretched individual.

Story is a young woman who has had a history of bad luck. Not just that, her mother is the stuff nightmares are mad
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Nov 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Our story starts off with Story (yep that's the heroine's name) is 15 and meets her step brother. Nothing unusual about that, right? Well, yea there is because he's a porn star!! That was the first time my mouth dropped open in this book and it happened many more times!! OMG, I kept shaking my head while reading this just went above and beyond all the other step brother books I've read lately!

Story is now any adult, trying to go to college, get her degree to be a teacher and make ends
Mindy Bigham
Oct 24, 2016 rated it it was ok
*I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review*

Max is a trust fund baby that enjoys sex so much he decided to live his life as a porn star. Having a wife and kids makes it difficult to have a happy home when you are having sex all day with other women.

Story is the daughter of a gold digging mother that uses men for the finer things in life. When her mother marries into her recent marriage everything seems to be going great. Except the fact that she is lusting on her
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Oct 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Dirty Boys was a different type of read for me. What really drew me to this book was this part of the blurb, "Recipe: 1 Porn Star, 1 Step Sister, 1 Wealthy Father, 1 Flighty Stepmother". I hadn't realize that a lot of the scene in the story would take place at Dirty Boy, a porn production. It's not just sex though it does have a story line.

Story is trying to find a way to pay for college. For mother is crazy and I didn't like her. She tries to get Story to be a sugar-baby. Instead Story applies
Oct 15, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc-s
Dirty Boy is a standalone by Kathryn Kelly.

Max has two sides, one is part owner of a studio and the other being a porn star. Not only is he good looking and cocky, but he’s has his own trust fund. So this porn star, is loaded.

Story, however isn’t. She’s struggling and needing money fast to pay the bills her step-mother racked up in her name. She’s desperate and the only way to make fast money is stripping getting it on with a porn star.

And this porn star is about to be one dirty boy.
Nov 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
I loved it and I hated it!
Loved it because;
Story...I know some thought her a door mat, and to some extent she was, but she was innocent and because of her past, and Old Soul. I think she handled her situation as best as she could considering what her (so called) mother did to her.
Hated it because;
Anything done in front of the camera is not cheating....I think not! Max has a skewed sense of right and wrong. He didn't want to give up being a porn star, not because he need the money, but because
Sep 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Like with all of Kathryn books, I got hooked from the beginning. The reality in the story is amazing. there are a lot of Max's in the world. For them their job goes above everything. The tragedy in his life makes him be who he is. Story is trying to survive the best that she can. Is amazing how they overcome all the obstacles and finally get what they really love out of life. If you like reality in your books and a lot of hot scenes, this is for you. if you are ready for a story that will shake ...more
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Kathryn Kelly is living her dream and writing books. She's always been an avid reader and still devours books in her spare time. She also enjoys football, socializing, music, eating, and jokes. In her head, she's the ultimate biker babe. In reality, she's an ordinary girl-next-door and a native New Orleanian. Since the release of Misled in December 2013, she’s been living her dream of writing book ...more

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