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Down & Dirty: Dex

(Dirty Angels MC #8)

4.34  ·  Rating details ·  1,060 ratings  ·  153 reviews
Welcome to Shadow Valley where the Dirty Angels MC rules. Get ready to get Down & Dirty because this is Dex's story...

A stranger with a diary that contains a thirty-year-old secret. One that could rip a brotherhood apart...

DAMC born and bred, Dex was never like the rest of his club brothers. Even though being a biker was his destiny, something was always missing. He
Paperback, 258 pages
Published October 3rd 2018 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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May 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I didn't think I could love this book series anymore than I already did until Brooke showed up and stole my heart along with Dex's. Jeanne does such a great job connecting all the story lines and characters from the previous books while still giving this new relationship it's own space to grow. Dex is a man who finally realizes what he wants in life and is not ashamed of it which is really refreshing in an MC series. I literally laughed out loud at the banter between the brothers and felt the ...more
Nov 05, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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26% into the book and I’m really not liking Brooke. I personally don’t like a heroine who constantly tries to prove she has bigger balls than the hero. She is also a bitch to him just because she gets off on it. I sure hope Dex remembers he’s got balls of his own pretty soon.

100% - I have never hated a heroine more than I hated Brooke up until maybe 3/4 of the way into the book, when she sorta found compassion and her heart, and things kinda sorta equaled out a little bit more. Sorta. The words
Pam Nelson
May 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dex & Brooke

I really enjoyed having someone completely new to this life come in and twist all these bikers up on their heads. In a good way.
A lot of things have finally come to light and I really am happy because I think it was the perfect time for it to all happen the way it did.

Brooke’s independence is a true testament of how much she has survived in her life and how she deals with it. I love that she is a little dominate to Dex’s more submissive but don't mistake that as not being manly
Erin Lewis
May 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 star review of Down & Dirty: Dex Dirty Angels MC #8 by Jeanne St James

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Raw and gritty there is something about this series that truly captivates me. This has become my favourite MC series that I have read. From start to finish Jeanne St James and the narrators Jacob Morgan & Ava Lucas drew me in and kept my attention. Ava Lucas has a versatility about her voices that really is fabulous and to me Jacob Morgan was was spot on as Dex.

I really liked Dex, I have from the first
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Jan 23, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Not sure I could have liked the h any less. She was a horrible, hard headed b***h throughout the entire book. I was hoping for some softening later in the book, but by the point it came, it was too little, too late. I was so done with her character that I started to skim the book to just get enough to move on to the next book without missing key info.
Gwen Shafer
Oct 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hold on because this one is intense right from the beginning. Brook wants to know who her father is. She believes that he is part of the Dirty Angels MC. But she doesn't know who he is. But she knows what he has done. She meets Dex who is willing to help her but what is going to be the final price for both of them? I love Dex and Brook together. Such an intense chemistry. This book was gripping from beginning to end. Twists and turns that you don't see coming. A page turner that will keep you ...more
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Nov 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dex is a born and bred DAMC man to the bone, but something was always just not wuite right for him. He just couldn't find that piece that was missing until Brooke walked into the the Shadow Valley Pawn Shop. Dex instantly knows he can't just let her leave and has to figure her out, and maybe himself at the same time. Brooke is in town for one thing, to find her father, and then get back to her life. It doesn't take long before Dex and Brooke get tangled into more than they bargained for. Things ...more
Whitley Cox
Jan 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ooooh, just like Marc from the Brothers in Blue series, Dex has a secret hidden under his shirt that I can't get enough of. Brooke is my kind of woman, tough as nails but with a vulnerability that you can't help but be drawn to. This book packs a punch not only in the gut but the heart, too. We didn't know much about Dex until this book, but he's proven himself and then some. I like a man who isn't afraid to switch now and then ... 5 stars!
Jul 26, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ok...Dex was great and Brook was ok when giving Dex what he needed...but throwing shit in his face was not cool.
Oct 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh my gosh I freaking love this series and Ms. St. James knocked it out of the park, again! Down & Dirty Dex allows us to revisit the Dirty Angels rguys and their more than significant others and, as always, we’re in for the ride of our lives. Dex was so fun to read. He’s a little more laid back than some of his brothers, but no less dangerous or over protective when he needs to be. Brooke is tough and sexy, definitely holds her own in a sea of alpha males. This story had a dash of mystery ...more
Nov 18, 2018 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars
Do you like an alpha-submissive male? Well you get it in spades in this book. He's alpha outside the bedroom but in the bedroom he's totally submissive. I didn't care a lot for the heroine But I guess you need a bossy woman to be the dominant in the bedroom. It seemed to me that she wanted everything her way inside and outside the bedroom. I love this series and the secondary characters involved.
May 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a story! You would think after 7 books about an MC, Jeanne St James would run out of original ideas. But this story not only features Dex and many of the previous members of the club, but brings in Brooke giving us a completely new and different look at the MC . Brooke is the ultimate heroine. She comes into the story with a bang, and never stops. Looking for her biological father, Brooke not only stirs up a whole lot of dark history and betrayal, but she wins the heart of Dex. I love both ...more
Melissa Rivera
Jan 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Gotta say Dex & Brooke’s story is quite different then the other books in the DAMC series, but definitely not disappointed!!
Jeanne St. James took us on a crazy ride with book 8 and I loved it!! Besides each book having their own HEA, you never know how these alpha males are going to fall and give their hearts to the women who wrap them around their fingers.
Can’t help who you fall in love with, or how, just matters that you find yourself and your soulmate in the process. This book is a
Oct 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I know I've said this multiple times in my reviews of the Dirty Angels MC, but I freakin' love this series!! The men of the DAMC are bearded and tattooed men with strong alpha personalities. It is that reason I was completely shocked to find out what Dex likes in the bedroom. No spoilers here though. You'll have to read for yourself to find out what he and Brooke get into when they're behind closed doors (or out in the open). I love how Dex's protective instincts come out when it comes to ...more
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K. Was this a great addition to the DAMC story? A resounding yes. We finally got all the answers surrounding Pierce and just how dirty he was. Big Diesel finally got brought to his knees (literally) by his baby girl Violet. By the way, we need a novella on Diesel after Violet was born and him adjusting to being a daddy. By far the best parts of this book included Diesel and him being Uber
Meg Wide Eyes
WOOOOOOOW. Okay. Just. Wow. This was the 8th book in the DAMC series from the wonderful Jeanne St. James. I can honestly say that these books not only are getting better and better but they are definitely keeping me on my toes. How can I wait over a month for the next one?? I enjoyed reading this book because it was so different, it was different and unique. I haven't read many books that are like this one, because women like Brooke are not usually a huge favorite of mine, especially the ones ...more
Jan 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bit of a sexual twist in this one & I really liked it! Dominant women rarely get space in alpha male romances & I appreciated the switch up.
Brooke is a strong independent woman, who owns her own business & is in town looking for her father. She doesn't know anything but that he is a Dirty Angel. The first Angel she meets is Dex, who is instantly turned on by her & has no filter. But Brooke can and does work with that, eventually pulling him into the back of her BMW & having
Nov 09, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I couldn't see it coming.
Of all the DAMC men he was some kind of a black horse for me before reading his story. I couldn't really get a feel of him in the previous books. So it's just right the author gave me the biggest surprise with this one. The one thing I would've never thought of.
I can't really say I liked Brook but I'm not interested in reading about heroes/heroines who can pass as carbon copies of one another either. She surely was a unique woman thus being a great addition to the DAMC
Oct 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Down & Dirty: Dex by Jeanne St. James is an awesome book. This is the eighth book in the Dirty Angels MC series. This is the story of Dex and Brooke. Dex is a member of the Dirty Angels MC and is working at the pawn shop the MC owns. Brooke is in town looking for her biological father. Her mother just passed away and she found a diary that says her real father is an MC member. They meet when Brooke comes into the pawn shop. There is an immediate connection. Brooke has to control everything ...more
Nov 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Past Sins Never Stay Buried

Things for the Angels have been difficult lately, and the men want to get the family in order as the new generation is already being born. As if the club didn't have enough problems, on walks Brooke. With her comes a deep, dark secret and betrayals. One of their own has been deceiving them, he's hurt innocents and loved ones, he's been working with the enemy. Now it's time he pays the price.
I loved Brooke, she was strong and independent. Unfortunately for her, she was
Sep 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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What can be said about this book? It is over the top sensational!! This series just keeps blowing one’s mind and Ms. St. James threw in a curve ball with the sexy, spitfire, domme named Brooke and she definitely has the goods to bring any bad boy biker to heel. Brooke has come to Shadow Valley following up on some information she uncovered after the passing of her mother. Her first stop is the area’s pawn shop where she encounters Dex. From the moment Dex lays his eyes on Brooke, it is on like ...more
Aug 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Oct 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dex has long been seen as the laid back ladies man, one of the younger members of the DAMC. He has no trouble getting women and is a bit of a hound dog. That is until he meets Brooke. She is not what he is used to and she knocks him on his butt. She is in Shadow Valley for a reason and Dex will do whatever it takes to keep her in town. Before he knows it, he is in deep. But will a classy lady like Brooke be willing to take a chance on a biker?

Jeanne St James is a genius! Her MC series is one of
K.  Ramjohn
Aug 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely love this series and I've been following it from the start. This is book 8 in the series, Dex and Brook's story although we get the DAMC family involved in the story. So many secrets were revealed in this novel and I was shocked speechless. Jeanne St James knows how to keep her readers/listeners glued to the pages of the story.
As to be expected with this series it was funny, action-filled and steamy. I loved Dex and I loved that he was a bit different from the DAMC guys however I
Lee-anna Dunk
Oct 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Stephanie Ditmore
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced copy of this book. I loved Dex! He’s sexy AF and stubborn, loveable and when gorgeous Brooke walks into the shop he’s anything but cool, but he can’t help it, there’s something about her. Brooke has a secret and she’s trying to get to the bottom of it and with Dex’s help she just might get the answers she looking for it wish she never found out. Their chemistry is off the charts hot, sexy, steamy. Their story has some twists and turns, surprises and a whole lot ...more
Oct 17, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wow wow wow!!!! Just when you thought you had fit yourself comfortably into the DAMC world. Jeanne goes and throws Dex at you!!

It’s hard to surprise me these days in the book world and she did it twice in big ways in this book!!!! I’m anti spoiler all the way, so I won’t say how! But I loved every minute of this ride!!! Each book has gotten better and better in this series and to see things start to come full circle is so thrilling!!

You have all your rough and tumble, family, brotherly love in
Elysian Fields
Oct 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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What this author dies well is write dynamic stories, filled with action and emotions. This story will take the reader on an emotional ride, make your heart race, and expose you to deep emotions. Years in the making, secrets are revealed, friendships are tested, and the brother hood must make some tough decisions.

There is nothing better for a reader then following an intense ride with some amazing characters. This is the story of Dax and Brooke; and what a ride it is!

Dax has been bred for the
Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Look - I am all for a dominating women but this Brook chic is WAY over the top. I got half way through the book and skipped over her parts due to her over reacting, bitchiness and flat out verbal abuse to Dex. Who by the way does not deserve it.

Yes, I believe these men are barbaric and have said it in many of my reviews. I was looking forward to a strong woman to tell them where the bear shits in the woods and how to step in it. Hell, I would have even cheered her on. Having said that, when this
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JEANNE ST. JAMES is a USA Today bestselling romance author who loves an alpha male (or two). She was only thirteen when she started writing. Her first paid published piece was an erotic story in Playgirl magazine. Her first erotic romance novel, Banged Up, was published in 2009. She is happily owned by farting French bulldogs. She writes M/F, M/M, and M/M/F ménages. Want to read a sample of her ...more

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