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Down Too Deep

(Dirty Deeds #4)

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  3,836 ratings  ·  659 reviews
Fans of Christina Lauren and Colleen Hoover will love this sexy and emotional fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Dirty Deeds series.

Following the sudden death of his wife, Nathan Bell has spent nearly two years burying himself in work and neglecting his biggest responsibility: his daughter. Overcome with guilt, he wants to connect with little Marley, but he does
401 pages
Published October 8th 2019
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Caroline Amazon says October 8th, 2019. Preorder is available!
Jessica Biggs It can be read seperate from the other books. I read the first book Four Letter Word, and I would recommend reading that one first, but other than tha…moreIt can be read seperate from the other books. I read the first book Four Letter Word, and I would recommend reading that one first, but other than that you can figure out the relationships easily. It's so good!(less)

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An emotional and compelling single parents romance that will have your knees weak from the fabulous way J. Daniels writes and brings characters together that have such intense chemistry, both emotionally and physically...

Anyone who knows me, knows that single parent trope romances is one of my top, top favorites and when Nate and Jenna were introduced in Four Letter Word I fell in love with them from the start. I will be honest (when am I not), for some odd reason I thought Nate would end up
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

My heart had become its own protector. It let me love, but it held me back. It hoped, just like it always did, but it wouldn’t believe anymore in the certainty of what I was feeling. With every wish it allowed, it whispered caution behind it. Be careful. You know how I can break.

J. Daniels has finished off the ”Dirty Deeds” series with a story that will have your hearts soaring and your temperatures rising. I have been anxiously anticipating
Arini ~ Miss Casually Reading
Aug 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Arini ~ Miss Casually Reading by: konstantina
3.75 Stars

Cute kids! And that’s really all I cared about since it was the reason I picked it up in the first place. The romance, if it was meant as a sidepiece, was nice and sweet.

However, if it was meant as the focal point of the story, then it was lackluster because I think the kids and the parents playing house together took the center stage and overshadowed the romance.

The relationship had me a little unconvinced considering the H was a widower and he didn’t sort out his feelings for his dea
Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
Oh the feels

How can you not enjoy a book when it has you feeling so much? Another read you need to make sure to pick up. Honestly, nothing more to say except I adored Nathan & Jenna and this book was an amazing add to this series!!

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mel ☽
4.5 stars

to summarize this book, it was A D O R A B L E.

i had my “aww” face the whole time i was reading this.

i mean, MCs being single parents with adorable kids is bound to have a lot of cute moments right?

tbh i liked the familial relationship more than the romance but don’t worry, the flirting and banter was still really cute!

i just love books where it’s full of mundane things and it feels like we’re just living through their lives. i like this because i get attached to the characters so ea
 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕

In Too Deep was a heartfelt romance that had you rooting for these characters from the very beginning. It was touching with humorous moments and you wanted nothing more than to stay in the moment that these characters have created.

It’s been two years since the death of his wife and Nathan Bell is still trying to get his life back in order. When his parents decide to put their foot down and make him take back control of his life and take care of his two year old daughter, Nate knows that things
Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
It's LIVE!

Seriously, there is nothing sweeter than reading about amazing children in books. I'm such a sucker for them. And these kids... top notch!

The blurb for DOWN TOO DEEP summarized events quite succinctly, so I'm gonna delve into how this story made me feel. Soooo good!! Between Nathan finding his love for life again, learning about his daughter, falling more in love with her than ever, how could I not feel absolutely incredible while reading this book? Add in J
~**Anna**~ A Romance Reader
Oct 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
So sweet!! Really liked it!

Olivia, Oliver and Marley were so cute!! I really love those kids. Nate and Jenna are perfect for each other. Loved their relationship and how mature it was. Highly recommend this book.
Dec 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Perfect read to end 2019!! Loved it!
Jun 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
Tears! This book is full of emotion. A sweet and perfect ending in this series. All because of Nathan. God he is such a sweetheart. My new perfect book boyfriend. His struggle with his wife dead is just so heart breaking and lonely.

I am so glad he met Jenna. With Jenna, his heart started to beat again. Smiled again. His romance with Jenna is so sweet and gentle. He shows so many sensitive side. I do love a sensitive and vulnerable hero. His relationship with Jenna's children is also cute and ut
Ⓐlleskelle - That ranting lady ッ
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️3.5 STARS⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
It has been a while since my last read from this author and I'm happy to report I really enjoyed reading Down Too Deep!
I have a soft spot for single dads in romance and actually the reason I picked the book in the first place, now, add a single mom with adorable twins, adorable depiction of kids and family, some steam and you have a happy reader here.
Everything was pretty insta love/lust in this story but it really worked. It was both cute and sweet and I enjoyed the rom
**ARC generously provided by Forever Romance**

I have been waiting for Nathan and Jenna. For so long. Nathan is a widower, alone with his two old daughter Marley, and Jenna is a single mother to her eight year old twins Olivia and Oliver.
Jenna is a wonderful mother who enjoys being just that. A dedicated and loving mother whereas Nathan has other priorities. Work and keeping himself busy so he can’t think about his own failures and guilt especially when it comes to him bonding with his daughter
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
I was just curious. What do you need, Nathan?”
“Right now?”
“Right now.”
He thought for a long moment. “Nothing.”

Le swoon.

I feel like I've been waiting FOREVER for Nathan's book. And I'll admit that I was equally anticipating and dreading it. Why? Because when you're this excited for a character, you run the risk of setting your expectations too high. J Nathan's been setting up his story for 3 books and with every tiny morsel we got of this beautiful man with sad eyes and a he
Wendys Wycked Words
Wow, this was really great, 4/4,5 stars .... review to come...

For now, I highly recommend this series !!! (and the other one)
Jennifer Kyle
Oct 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 Stars ⭐️
Jun 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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“I keep holding back with you. Can you tell?” Nathan bent his arm and braced it on the door above my head, his finger slowly gliding over my hand, my wrist, the sides of my elbow. “It’s not because I don’t want something to happen. There is little I’ve wanted more than this."

DOWN TOO DEEP is the fourth and final book in J. Daniels Dirty Deeds series. Dare I say she saved the best for last? Nate and Jenna's story is filled with heartache and hope, closed doors and new beginnings.

If you're fa
Mar 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I am so sad this series is over…….seriously, I want to cry because I want it to keep going. I have enjoyed all these characters!

Nate we met in the very first book and I have been looking forward to his story. I knew it would be a sad one since his wife died several years ago leaving him with a new born baby girl. Now his daughter Marley is 2 years old. Nate had emotionally checked out after his wife’s death leaving the upbringing of his daughter to his parents but they are evoking “tough love”
Jun 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Ohhh I wanted Nate's book since "Four Letter Word"!!


And it's coming at some point in the future, hopefully soon...??

Elle's Book Blog
Release Date: October 8, 2019
Actual Rating: 5+ stars


Down Too Deep is an intoxicating and sweet romance about two single parents finding love in the most unexpected ways. This is a book that will quickly fill your heart with joy, love, and hope, and also one that readers won't soon forget. J. Daniels has once again proven why her romance novels are must readers and I highly recommend reading Down Too Deep.

Having read a couple of J. Daniels novels in the past
J. Daniels
Feb 08, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)
Down Too Deep is LIVE! The final book in my Dirty Deeds series is ready for you to devour!

“I keep holding back with you. Can you tell?” Nathan bent his arm and braced it on the door above my head, his finger slowly gliding over my hand, my wrist, the sides of my elbow. “It’s not because I don’t want something to happen. There is little I’ve wanted more than this."

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Oct 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
THIS HAS TO BE MY FAVORITE BOOK OF 2019😭😭😭😭😭.. THIS BOOK MADE ME LAUGH, SMILE, CRY LIKE A BABY. I just love this book so much!!!!!! Everyone read this book!!!! I love single parent romances it just makes it so much better. I love you marley, olivia , oliver😭❤️❤️❤️ MY KIDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love you jenna and nathan. ITS JUST SO CUTEEEEEE, Sustained by emma chase was my go-to book for the single parent romance, this book is going with it. I CRIED SO HARD, this book was heartbreaking and i love it ...more
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
5 'What do you need?' Stars!
ARC provided by the author via Wildfire Marketing Solutions in exchange for an honest review.

J. Daniels’ fans have been waiting for this story ever since we heard Nate and Marley’s sad story and met Jenna and her two adorable twins. I am happy to say that I am still surprised by this book and that Jessica did a fantastic job with this story. It was everything I expected and much more! Get ready because reading Down Too Deep you’ll fall in love with Nate, Jenna, Marley
TheBibliotheque ♡
Oct 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-4s-romance
“Being with you, it became something I’ve never felt before. I couldn’t understand it at first. I didn’t know it could be like this. But it’s you, and it‘s your kids…it’s us together, all of us. I need it.”

There is just something about single parents that finds its way right into my heart. Down Too Deep is not only about a single (widowed) dad, but it’s also about a single mom. Both of them in completely different stages and wavelengths of parenthood, and both of them unaware of being exactly w
Carmen Rae
I have to confess it's been so long since I read the first few of these books. Then I had to wait for the next book in the series and I lost track of the releases. But when I read the blurb for this I knew I had to have it right now.

I was prepared for heartbreak and devastation from the first page. But for the first half of the book I was in this happy, cute fluff story that had a really sad backstory. And I figured I was going to be alright reading this without tissues.

Then the past came back t
Tpagirl Loves Romance
Down Too Deep was the fourth and final book in J Daniels’ Dirty Deeds series.

Nathan (Nate) Bell was the owner of the restaurant Whitecaps, which had been a major staple in the previous books. He was a single dad / widower to a young daughter, Marley. Nate worked long hours and his parents had been keeping Marley until he found some additional help.

Jenna Savage was the sister to Brian (book one, Four Letter Word). She was a single mother to adorable twins, Oliver and Olivia. They were eating at t
Aug 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
*** ARC generously and very kindly provided by Forever Romance. Thank you so much***

Let me begin by saying that this is without a doubt my favorite book of this series and by this author. And let me tell you. I loved Bad for You. I didn't think anything could top it. But this one did. This book was a bundle of warmth, laughter and emotions.

Nathan is a widowed single father of a sweet two-year-old, Marley. For two years, Nathan aka Nate has drowned in grief and neglected his daughter. But, due to
Kayla Brunson
Sep 04, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, romance, read-in-2019
This was my first book by J. Daniels and I really enjoyed it! We got a super cute romance and some adorable children. I am trash for single parent romances so I had high hopes for this one. There were some things that kept me from loving it completely but nevertheless, I enjoyed my time reading this. 

I loved Jenna from the beginning. She was selfless and just so damn caring. The amount of love she gave her kids and even Marley warmed my heart so much! I couldn't get enough of her relationship wi
Sep 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Heartwarming, spicy, and adorable!

Down Too Deep is a deliciously charming, uplifting tale that introduces us to the grieving, workaholic, restauranteur Nathan and the kindhearted, dependable, single mother Jenna as they discover the power of friendship, the pull of attraction, and the benefits of being a team.

The writing is humorous and light. The characters are solid, supportive, and endearing. And the plot is an enticing, engaging mix of life, loss, family, palpable chemistry, tender moments,
Spoilers ahead,4.5* rounded up for a rare for me 5*

Firstly I didn't read any of the previous books in this series so the secondary characters as well as the H's possible initial reactions are all new to me

Nathan's wife committed suicide 2 years ago, he's since basically abandoned his daughter into his parents care until his dad called him out on his behavior and returned her. Nathan is a workaholic and without proper child care he takes his daughter to his restaurant with him. One day she escape
4.5 stars

So many feels for Down Too Deep by J.Daniels.

The storyline is well written, emotional, sweet and all the characters touched my heart.

From the first page my interest was captured, watching both Nathan/Nate and Jenna struggle with life and everything they had going on touched me.
Nate and Jenna are likable, relatable characters that I easily connected with. They made me smile, they made me cry, and they made me swoon. I enjoyed their friendship, their honesty and I loved how Jenna was abl
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J. Daniels is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Alabama Summer, Dirty Deeds and Sweet Addiction series.

Best known for her sexy, small-town romances, her debut novel, Sweet Addiction, was first published in 2014 and went on to become an international bestseller. Since then, she has published more than ten novels, including the Dirty Deeds series with Forever Romance.


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Dirty Deeds (4 books)
  • Four Letter Word (Dirty Deeds, #1)
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