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The Dirty Ones

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  766 ratings  ·  256 reviews
They said write what you know so that's what I did. I wrote dirty, I wrote erotic, I wrote the truth.
And then they called me a liar. But it's not me who's lying, it's them.

Our story isn't for everyone. It's not even for us.
So if you're looking for the fairy tale and the stupid prince on his dumb white horse, move along. You've got a hold of the wrong book. This is not you
ebook, 358 pages
Published December 4th 2018 by Science Future Press
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Nov 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-four-stars
4 stars!!!

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JA Huss took readers on one wild, crazy, and twisty ride with The Dirty Ones. I assumed this would be like many of her romantic suspense/erotica books, but it was very different. Personally, I would classify this as a psychological thriller with some erotica thrown it. It was hella good and sucked me in from the start. I couldn't stop reading because I needed answers and there were so many things that were discovered towards the end that I never saw coming. For someone who reads as mu
Kat Valentine
Nov 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a hell of a read!! This is one of the best erotica's I've ever read,ja huss is so fabulous with the written word and her characters are so authenic and muiliti layered and beautifully twisted! This book is a original and like nothing I've ever read before and it grabbed me from page one and didn't let go until the very twisted,didn't see coming end! And yes the sex was hot,filthy, and so friggin good ,but it was so much more. If your looking for a book that is deliciously hot and has a wick ...more
Dec 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica
*Insert When Harry Met Sally Diner scene yeses*

What can I say? This book was sizzling hot, but with a boatload of crazy....prepare for a suspenseful and panty-drenching ride!
Dri ✰
Dec 06, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2018


Este livro tinha tudo para ganhar vários elogios e uma nota mais alta pelo enredo em si, que de fato é interessante e com algo único. No entanto, a maneira como a trama se desenrolou não me agradou. Tive algumas dificuldades no decorrer da leitura e fatores que me incomodaram bastante e infelizmente os pontos negativos foram maiores que os positivos.

A princípio a história me prendeu, pelo menos nos capítulos iniciais me vi intrigada. Porém, não consegui t
Mindy Lou's Book Review
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018, arc
Holy Cow! I was not expecting that!!! I went into this book without research and I strongly urge anyone reading this review to go in blind as well. It made for an ending that just pretty much blew me away due to the unexpected turn of events.

The way this story started, I had no idea where it was going to lead. Like most of J.A. Huss books, this ended up in a completely different place than I was expecting. I absolutely love when that happens. I immediately wanted to find someone who has also re
Eve Recinella (Between The Bookends)

This is LEGIT the second book in as many days that has BLOWN ME AWAY. And again, I can't say too much about it because it is another book best gone into completely blind. Needless to say, I ADORED EVERY MINUTE OF IT. The writing was fantastic. It was well paced. The plot was SO very engaging and well-developed. There were twists and turns. Hot sex. The characters were likable and intriguing. And for some reason, I thought this ended on a cliffhanger, but it does NOT. So yay for that as well! Th
Book-Bosomed  blog
Dec 23, 2018 rated it it was ok
2.5 Stars
*May contain small vague spoilers but I couldn’t honesty express my frustration with this story or explain the rating if I didn’t touch upon the epic fail of the resolution*

When I first saw the listing for this title I was neither here nor there on the whole secret life of erotica authors spiel. Then at one point I read a blurb that said it was about a group of former friends who are tormented by what they did years earlier when they were in college or something, and it sounded a bit l
Jennifer Kyle
Dec 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
4. 5 Stars

I very much enjoyed this read just didn't love the reveal so much. Still the story had my full attention the entire time!
4 dirty fucked up stars

Well well well, this was pleasantly surprising.

In pure JA Huss fashion, this book was HOT as hell, and the story was just like the blurb promised- f-u-c-k-e-d up.

Told from the dual perspective of Kiera and Connor, The Dirty Ones is a tragic tale of power and betrayal and human psychology (or more like how easily you can control it).

Ten years ago seven friends get trapped in a deadly game, one that ends up with a dead man, a woman with a bullet in her body, and another i
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
Woohoo one of my most anticipated reads is on my Kindle 😍😍😍 I'm so intrigued and excited.



Dec 01, 2018 rated it liked it
**Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for giving me the ARC in exchange for an honest review**

Fantastic read!! It was a story that from the start indrigued me!! First time for me in psychological romance and J.A. Huss definitely didn't disappoint me.The pace of the story was amazing and the suspence was perfectly written with many surprises!!
Cherry Bob*omb
Dec 08, 2018 rated it it was ok
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Dec 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Dirty Ones.
We could have just titled this book WTF did I just read, but that doesn’t really sound like a catchy title.

If you’re a fan of JA Huss, this sorcery isn’t new to you. If this is your first experience, just hold on tight and enjoy the ride.

When Connor stumbles across the title of a book in the airport, his worst nightmare begins to come true. A tell all book, released anonymously that depicts the crazy, sexual year of him and five college friends. A book that could ruin his polit
ilknur a.k.a. iko ◬
"brand new dark romance about the secret world of erotica authors"

Jo - *✽*•.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•*✽*
I wasn’t sure what to expect when I began reading this story and it took me on a completely unexpected twisted journey that had me second guessing everything.

Seven people who were friends in college their senior are reunited 10 years after they parted ways when it is discovered a book has been published. A book about them and what they got up to together in that final year at college. This book could potentially have huge repercussions on their personal lives and they need to work out who expose
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book completely blew my mind. I started it, thinking I had an idea how it was going to go, then realised I couldn’t have been more wrong. There is no sweet romance story here. It’s clever, it’s mysterious and it definitely lives up to its title. That’s all I’m saying because I really don’t want to give any of it away.
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
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Lexxie (un)Conventional Bookworms
4.5 stars
Oh my goodness! What kind of mindfuckery was this? My head is spinning, and my hands are damp. I am confused, aroused, happy, sad, and everything in between. Huss truly knows who to mess with her readers' mind *shakes head* o.O
Laura- BookBistroBlog
Nov 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Dirty Ones
By: JA Huss
4 Stars

Well if I didn’t believe in the #BuddySystem before, I am a firm believer now!

As I entered this book, I was a bit confused about what had transpired many years ago. This group of friends, had gone through something together back when they were seniors in college. Other than the weekly ‘meetings’ they attended, slowly this book unravels to tell us what they went through….and eventually caused this group of friends to grow apart… Well some of them.

Now here it is 1
Dec 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
THANKS TO NETGALLEY FOR THE ARC WOW JUST WOW! YUP, ALL CAPS ALL THE WAY! This was one crazy ride and I loved it. Never ever saw those twists coming even when they were hinted but that's the beauty of reading JA Huss and her awesome Dark Romance!
Claypot_Reads -  Michelle
Dec 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! That was one hell of a read. Plot twists, intrigue, emotional and seriously hot. Every time I thought I worked out what was happening I realised I hadn’t. Fantastic romantic suspense read. Definitely grab it if you’re looking for something completely different.

I received an arc of this book
Dec 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing

"When you go in with us you go all in. So make a decision before you turn this page."

I am a huge Huss fan, I have read most if not all her books. The Dirty Ones is a Huss classic. It is filled with suspense, angst and shocking turns. But the writing style is some of her finest work to date. The scenes, character development and momentum just unfolds so eloquently, you are sucked in. I love the introduction to the book. Just like many, you read the opening and laugh. You think Huss is up to her t
Lisa (Two Bookish Brits)
Dec 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Oh my god what a complete mind fuck.

ARC received in exchange for an honest review

When I started reading I didn’t expect to get what I got. I was second guessing everything. Everything I thought was going to happen didn’t actually happen.

My mind was blown, I just, wow.

The Dirty ones was definitely an unexpected surprise. If you like Pretty Little Liars or the movie Truth or Dare you’re definitely going to be interested in this book. It has those certain kind of feels to it and has you sitting
Dec 26, 2018 marked it as not-interested
Kinda crazy, lazy, messy etc. etc. etc.
And what kind of author leaves to the reader to decide if things happened or not?? What is this? A guess book?? 🤔🤔🤣🤣🤣🙄🙄🙄
Angie Crabtree-Liezel and Angie's Book Blog
The Dirty Ones is fucking brilliant! This is one of the biggest mindfucks I’ve ever read that I didn’t already figure out what was going on. I was clueless like the characters were right up to the last page. My mind is officially blown. I’ll say this.. I thought Jordan was pulling his most epic game to date. Bravo, Julie, Bravo!! You proved me so fucking wrong and I bow down to you for that.
Dec 01, 2018 rated it it was ok
2.5 stars
Hmmm.. The first 50% was freaking great. I didn’t know what the hell was going on or what was gonna happen but I was hooked. After the 50% things just got a little boring and confusing. 🤷🏻♀
Dirty Dayna
Jan 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 We are the Dirty Ones Stars
This … wow… I requested an ARC of this book due to reading (321) , Come, and initially discovering her in the Bend anthology. So I know.. she is not your typical flowers and roses kind of romance writer. Which how awesome and refreshing! She weaves stories of ménage, hard decision and confusion in all the books I have read. This story is no different. I would even say this could be rated as a romantic psychological thriller in my opinion. Now I am new at the genre b
Shari Kay
Dec 19, 2018 marked it as not-for-me
(view spoiler) Not for me
Lisa Aiello
Dec 17, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: steamy-romance
3.5 stars - And this is definitely a case of me vs. them (the ones who rightfully loved it). I wasn't all that engaged, I wasn't all that shocked, I wasn't all that scandalized and I wasn't all that satisfied with this storyline. The writing, as always, was so very well done. I just found the getting to what actually was going on took too long and I'm still not sure I understand it (or if I'm even supposed to). At 80%, I still had no idea what was happening. And by that point, I honestly didn't ...more
Dec 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Dirty Ones is storytelling at its very finest. J.A. Huss masterfully combines erotica with mystery like no one else. This tale of 7 college friends who enter into a web of deceit, unsure memories and a year they'd like to both remember and forget is beyond exceptional. It's a book within a book as Hayes, Bennett, Camille, Sofia, Emily, Connor and Keira try and figure out who penned a NYT bestseller about their secret antics in a remote tower near their college campus. But then as the story p ...more
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