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The Dirty Ones

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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
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ebook, 358 pages
Published December 4th 2018 by Science Future Press
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Christy
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
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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
Dri ✰
Dec 06, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2018
2 STARS

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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
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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
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Bibi
Dec 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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!
Ari
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
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
Woohoo one of my most anticipated reads is on my Kindle 😍😍😍 I'm so intrigued and excited.
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ilknur a.k.a. iko ◬
"brand new dark romance about the secret world of erotica authors"

HAYDAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA...
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
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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
Tzelina
Dec 01, 2018 rated it really 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!!
nikkigracereads
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.
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
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Ela
Dec 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-s, favorites
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
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
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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.
Michelle
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
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SimplyƝì₭
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
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MJ
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
Julie
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The queen of conspiracy strikes again! Her latest novel, The Dirty Ones, is a wild psychological thriller that brought to mind other mind imploding books/movies like Shutter Island and Inception. J.A. Huss’ The Dirty Ones is so suspenseful that I couldn’t put it down. I can’t help but try to guess the antagonist and outcome while reading, and all my hypotheses were seriously wrong! Ms. Huss kept me guessing until the very end, and that folks, is entertainment.

Ten years after the group of eight c
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Bookworm Between the Sheets
Whoa I Could. Not. Put. Down. This. Book! I literally read this book in one sitting and was just going to start reading it and then next thing I know its past 3AM and I just HAD to know how this book was going to end!

Politics, Scandal, Anonymous Bestseller, College Shenanigans, Rich People Problems are the many plot themes you will find in this story that you will crave reading this book.

In the books by JA Huss that I have read I am ready for her crazy, erotic, and scorcher reads. The Dirty Ones
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Butthisbook
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. 🤷🏻♀
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Wendy LeGrand
Dec 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
After finishing reading The Dirty Ones, the first word that popped into my head was the British term, Gobsmacked. That was after sitting there speechless for a bit, mind whirling so much at the same time. Picture a whirling cloud over my head, twisting like a tornado, filled with nothing but words, but they're all swirling around so fast that your brain can't land on just one. So I sat for a bit, just trying to quiet the riot in my head until everything went calm, and the first word that floated ...more
Jean
Dec 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
After a frolic and detour into the land of RomCon, the Mistress of Twisty is back with a vengeance! The Dirty Ones is fan-fucking tastic!!! It is, far and away, her best work yet!!

Kiera puts the town in “town and gown”. A scholarship student at Essex College, a tiny, elite school for the ultra-rich and privileged. She’s still living in the shadow of campus when her past shows up on her doorstep ten years later. A past in the form of Conner, the kinky, sexy golden boy of Essex College who has exp
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Becky Baldridge
Dec 03, 2018 rated it it was ok
Umm... What? That pretty much sums up my thoughts all the way through this bizarre story. I understood what this odd mix of people remembered from their senior year of college - the things they did, the things they were forced to do, the way it brought them all together. What I didn't get was why. For the majority of the story, the focus is on which of them wrote The Dirty Ones and for most of that time, I kept wondering why they didn't just read it and go from there. Instead, we get a jumble of ...more
April Symes
Holy Hella Good!! This is so deliciously good!! Yesss MA'AM!!!! J.A. Huss delivers another spine-tingling, steamy, intense treat for the eyes.
7 people who were friends in college are reunited 10 years after they parted ways after something happened in their senior year of college when it is discovered that 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, horrible repercussions on their personal li
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Pamela Lilley
Nov 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Whoah! My first JA Huss full length novel and it blew me away! Was it erotica? Was it mystery? Was it suspense? Was it romance? All of the above, I think. I know one thing, I was hooked, I was mesmerised, I was desperate to get my hands on THAT book. I was desperate to find out what would happen at the end of THIS story. Brilliantly clever, wonderfully written and I’ll let you in on a little secret.....whatever you think is happening.....you’re wrong. So many little twists and plot turns, all ge ...more
Kelly - Words We Love By
Nov 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Holy Hell what a total mind fuck. JA Huss knows how to spin a web of sex and suspense. You never know what is real, a dream or maybe just an Illusion. For a while there I thought I was back in a JA Huss book with "The Company" and they only lead me to believe I was reading this unforgettable book. The Dirty Ones are a complex group of friends that formed a bond in college that became complicated by the tasks they needed to complete. Unfortunately, all their secrets come out in the form of a dark ...more
Lg
Nov 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The queen of the psychological erotic thriller returns with an epic story that will bend your mind in a way that only an M.C. Escher painting can.

Ten years ago 7 college friends are instructed to partake in some games that put them in very compromising positions, while one of the group members is tasked with keeping detailed written accounts of what occurred. What they all believe happened all those years ago is their truth.

In the present a book hits the New York Times Best Seller list claiming
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