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This Man Confessed

(This Man #3)

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  77,690 ratings  ·  4,082 reviews

The Manor, the very place where their passionate love affair began, fills with guests on what should be the happiest day of Ava and Jesse's lives. She has accepted that she'll never tame the fierceness in Jesse-and she doesn't want to. Their love is profound, their connection powerful, but just when she thinks that she's fina
Kindle Edition, 501 pages
Published July 2nd 2013 by Forever
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~ Becs ~
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Jodi Ellen Malpas first appeared on our horizons in October 2012 with a fairly quiet release for This Man which began, rapidly, to snowball as readers, reviewers and bloggers all started to rave about this wonderful, bossy, demanding and a little bit crazy new hero – Jesse Ward, Lord of the Sex Manor. By the time January came around anticipation for the release of the second book in the trilogy, Beneath This Man, had reached fever pitch and it’s no different this time as we’
• Lisa •



I finally got my hands on 'This man confessed' and i'm still riding on central Jesse cloud nine. I have never been more excited about a release of a book, the story of Jesse and Ava and there unrelenting relationship wraps up in this epic finale and I worshipped every page.

Jodi ellen Malpas goes on my list of favourite authors she has two hugely redeeming qualities, number one: she is gorgeously British and proud of it, delivering (and not apologising for) her wonderful Britis
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Jan 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Omg!! The series is coming to an end!!
Jesse gets nicer, sweeter, sexier in this part and their love, marriage vows and trust is tested to the limits!!!
I cried so much, laughed so hard and swooned till my head spun.
Perfect ending to a perfect series
He's still got it!!
5 stars cause I can close my eyes now
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Jun 03, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: least-favorites
I just. Why. Why did I read this. Why. Why did I keep going. Why don't any of my friends like me enough to take me aside and tell me to stop hating myself and take some time to love me enough to stop punishing myself with terrible books that I know are only going to cause me agony? WHY DON'T YOU LIKE ME, FRIENDS? YOU COULD SEE ME OVER HERE WITH THE BOOK. WHY, FRIENDS? WHY? I THOUGHT WE WERE FRIENDS, FRIENDS.

Just don't read any farther than this if you don't want to know anything about these book
Georgia ♥



ZERO, baby!

5 Beyond Awesome, Deliciously Crazy, Swoonworthy, Paradise Stars

"‘You’ve taken me completely, baby. You’ve swallowed me up and drowned me in your beauty and spirit. You know I can’t function without you. You’ve made my life as beautiful as you are. You’ve made me want to live a worthy existence—a life with you. All I need is you—to look at you; to listen to you; to feel you.’ He drops my hands and smoothes his palms over my thighs. ‘To love you.’"


What more can I say, about a series
Miss H
This review is likely to contain spoilers, by which I mean they’re everywhere.

If I could give this book zero stars, I would.

I don’t know what I was thinking when I decided it’d be a good idea to read this. I mean, after all, I wasn’t exactly a fan of the first two books. Can I plead temporary insanity? I’m going to chalk it up to it being one of those cases where it was so bad I couldn’t stop reading—and that goes for the trilogy as a whole. Apparently, it would seem, I’m an even bigger glutton
Jan 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 Lord of the Manor Loving Stars!

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So it’s Monday night at midnight... what am I doing? Thats right, I am awake clicking the refresh screen on amazon to see if ‘This Man Confessed’ is live so I can stay up half the night and read it! I was THAT EXCITED! And let me tell you all- it did not disappoint. The best book in the trilogy by far!

Before I get into my review, let me introduce you to my favorite crazy man JESSE WARD, and all his fabulous qualities that make me love him so!
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That about
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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★★★★★! This Man Confessed, book 3 of 3. The conclusion of the in-control yet so out-of-control, Jesse Ward’s intense & imperious romance of Ava O’Shea. A whirlwind tale filled with secrets, lies, villains & suspense plus their captivating love!

“Everything that happens between us is a result of the potent, sometimes poisonous, love we share. It pushes us to behave erratically and unreasonably— both of us.”

This Man Series is the intense, epic saga about Jesse Ward i
Lady Gabriella of Awesomeness (SLOW)
*obtained a pre-release copy online ! *

ive got to say..this book really was something... And by the end of it stands out to be absolutey ahmazing conclusion to Jodi Ellen's 'THIS MAN''s trilogy...

Ava and jesse ? i couldnt have loved them more. True to the book's title, this installment basically revels EVERY secret that makes the Man- Jesse ward..Ava's jesse.

from heartbreak to unbreakable love.This book has it all..with shocking revels and almost a complete original plot ,readers are left sho
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
"This Man Confessed" deserves 5++++++++++++ STARS!!!

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Wow!!! Ms Malpas you are a GENIUS!!
I truly loved the entire series!
Jesse Ward will always be in my top five book boyfriend list.
This last installment was sheer perfection.
We get all of our questions answered in this book and the love shared between Jesse and Ava has evolved so much, it IS UNBREAKABLE!! :)

Jesse's over protectiveness with regards to the babies makes for a lot of the humor in this book and also just made him even more lovable.
Sophia Triad
Aug 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
“You keep my heart beating, baby. And it will only ever beat for you.”

Third book, third strike and I solemnly declare that I am totally addicted to Jesse Ward!

Another crazy, heartbreaking, intense book with a few twists and turns. An unexpected villain, who was working secretly behind scenes, will try to destroy their happiness. Jesse has one last confession to tell Ava.

Jesse and Ava’s story will come full circle and there will an epic conclusion to their story.

If you enjoy insta-love, inst
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️
Jan 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone who loves alpha males!
Fan-fucking-tastic, absolutely perfection!

**fans self**
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Maybe I should let myself cool off a tad before writing this review.. Nah, I'll dive in while it's HOT. Yes, this book is HOT. If you loved Jesse Ward in This Man or Beneath This Man, I will be astounded if you don't fall fan-crazy in love with him more in This Man Confessed. He's still got his uber controlling (even more-so in ways) attitude and his "Ava, watch your fucking mouth" hang up but in this book, he's absolutely swoonworthy.
Vika aka ♔ of GIF & Grumpy Smut-ateer *P/T Freebie Fairy

"Our normal. I love our normal, too. Our normal is Jesse loving me so violently. it drives him crazy. It's me returning that love. And it's me accepting him in all of his challenging way."

I am ready for you, you crazy man!

Well that is that... I can't believe it's over.

amazing end to a crazy, possessive, count down giving, variety of mind melting sex giving of a series.

"This Man has thrown everything at me, and I still don't plan on going anywhere. Unbreakable."

Reread on March 23- March 25/18

I’m so glad I reread this series in preparation for the new book that is now out! I can’t wait to see what Jesse and Ava have been up to in the last 16 years!!!

I was surprised at how many details I forgot since I’ve read this four years ago! One thing I do remember is the devotion that Jesse and Ava have for each other! Ava finally gets to prove her love several times in this instalment, and I am glad! It always seemed like Jesse cared more and Ava would run away a
Jan 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing

So the crazy saga of Jesse Ward, aka Lord of the Manor, has finally come to an end ...

What can I say? It was a wild ride but it was a ride worth taking!

Things I will miss about this trilogy:

Jesse & his HUGE ... oh, c'mon! get your mind out of a gutter ... I was going to say "variety of f*cks"

John (S'all good, girl!)

Sam & Kate (who NEED their own novella [at least]!!!)

Drew and his ... *ahem* ... male member ...

Things I am happy to leave behind:

Ava ... (or at least the way she is for 2 and 3/4 of
Crystal~BIG book addict~

(Collage by Lisa Jayne because she is awesome)

Jesse Ward.......

There really are no words to describe how much I loved this trilogy as a whole. It made me want to scream, cry, laugh, got me hot and bothered, made me angry, made me sigh in happiness, got me hot and bothered...oops did I say that one already?! The conclusion was everything I hoped it would be. We finally got to the bottom of Jesse Ward. I was so much happier with Ava the second half of the book. The first half I was ready to reach
Aug 25, 2013 rated it did not like it
** Major!!! Major!!! spoilers do not read if you do not want to know what happens**

I'm just going to review all the books & put it here...
I came across these books from Amazon a while ago...then found out that there was going to be a 3rd book. So... I waited to read them until the 3rd book came out..So when the 3rd book came out...I bought it...this trilogy has been Sitting in my kindle for a while..I finally started to read them...ughhh...


Ok... Don't kill me... But...I
5 “What A Crazy and Awesomely Sexy Ride” Stars

Let me just deep breathe for some seconds.

*inhale*, *exhale*

God, this was a hell of a ride.
If you thought they couldn’t be worse than in the previous books, well, you are thoroughly mistaken.


This book starts two weeks after the end of Beneath This Man, so if you've read the series you know what’s happening. And yes, it is a pretty beautiful part of this book.
Unfortunately, it lasts very little time and soon the psychoses of both characters retu
Jamie *Gypsy Smut-a-teer*
Holy freaking cow!! What an amazing ending to a fan-freaking-tastic series!!! I don't think I can be in love with Jesse any more than I am right now!!! AH-mazing!! I just finished and I'm already having withdrawals. I love Jesse and Ava and am so sad the trilogy is over.

The third, and sadly last book in this series picks up right after Beneath This Man ends. Ava has agreed to marry her Lord, and Jesse being his neurotic self he needs this to happen sooner rather than later. So everything is put
Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ bookwormthoughts
Jan 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hot

Five 'Everything happens for a reason....' Stars

I'm struggling to find the words, my brain feels like it's had a work out and my Heart is fit to burst.....I cried and sobbed......just WOW.....this series has given me one of the best reading experiences EVER.

Let me give you a flavour.....and share the love. ♥ ♥ ♥


Miss Malpas has given us a gift, the gift of Jessie Ward He was everything we have come to know and LOVE and so, so much MORE!!!!! He's dominant, controlling, stro
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
♦ Reread September 2014 ♦

3, 2, 1, Zero....End of!

This is it...the end of the series and Wow...what a ride!


The story starts off only two weeks after Beneath This Man and if you've read that, you know what is happening. It is wonderful and...sooo beautiful. And then we get some Jesse confessions but we all knew it was coming. Even though Ava had a good idea, she still comes unglued and rightfully so.

They separate ~again~ and that leads to more drama ~again~ but now we have someone who is after
Jennifer Kyle
Jan 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
4 ish Stars

”You keep my heart beating, baby, but you can also make it fucking stop.”

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My rating for this book ranges from rating the story itself and a rating for the epilogue.

3 Stars for the story

5 Stars for the epilogue

The story starts with the couple’s wedding day and then drops you off the love roller coaster as soon as you board. For the first half of the story Ava drove me insane but Jesse Ward FINALLY won my affections in this final installment, he was adorable and sexy th
((Lots of swearing is involved in this review; all spoilers clearly marked))
I actually found the final book more enjoyable than the first two despite the whole (view spoiler)

This is still an absurd over-the-top version of the "Billionaire corrupts a young girl" trope...
I still wanted Eva to run away.
I still find the whole set up ridiculous.
...But it was a wild ride, and I had fun.

Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
May 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Jointly reviewed for

Gitte: What an absolutely bloody perfect end to the crazy, emotional and passionate ride that was the ‘This Man’ trilogy. We’ve had so many theories and questions, and finally we’re let into some pretty heart breaking and tragic secrets. Secrets that answer every single question, and leaves us with an aching heart and a complete understanding of The Lord, The God, The Sexy and Cocky Man that is Mr Jesse Ward.

No spoilers from us as per usual, but you will
Jan 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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What a fantastic ending to the end of this wonderful series!!!!
Ill be first to admit that this, Jesse and Eva frustrated me at times during this series but now knowing what I do... Everything makes perfect sense and all his actions were somewhat Justified-ish

I wouldn't have my Lord, my Sex God, any other way!!!!!

I'm just glad that I gave this series the time it deserved and Jodi Ellen Malpas did an excelled job in keeping every single one of us Intrigued, A
Akanksha❤ Søren♰
** Contains little spoilers, but you probably know them already **

He flattens my palms on his chest and holds them there firmly. ‘It was made to love you, Ava. For too long it was useless, redundant, not required. Now it’s gone into overdrive. It swells with happiness when I look at you. It splinters with pain when we fight. And it beats wildly when I make love to you. Maybe I go overboard with my love, but that’s never going to change. I’ll love you this fiercely until the day I die, bab
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
Jun 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
♥♥5+ Fabulously Phenomenal Stars♥♥
15+ Stars for the entire This Man Series........END OF!!!

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There have been some many wonderful reviews that I just thought I would highlight my thoughts on this truly fantastic love story!! I also don't want to give anything away so my suggestion is to hurry up and read this book, this entire series. It will definitely be one of those series that I will reread over and over again.

I started out like this cause we were starting a BR- The Pretty Pink Ladies/Lisa
* Meli Mel *

*** 5 Central Jesse Cloud Nine Stars ***

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Jesse-- "Tell me what you want, baby."
Ava-- "Just you. However you come."
Jesse-- "I come with uncontrollable love for you. Is that good enough?"
Ava-- "It's good enough."

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Things seem to be going smoothly for Jesse and Ava. She knows she will never be able to completely tone down the control freak in him, but she knows he his trying to be better
5 - "We're not conventional, baby... But we're special." Stars!

Re-read April 2018.

It's not until you re-read with a more unbiased mind that you realize just how fucking cray-cray this pair are together. Still loved it though. Still not sure that I want to risk the latest installment as this ended pretty well where it was.

Original review from 2013.
I am not going to write a great long essay about this book, not going to tag 100's of pictures to it, and dozens of JPegs, because quite fra
4 Stars (Originally Read - 1/13/2014)

3 Stars (Re-Read - 1/23/2020)

I'm not going to do my full review format because I skimmed most of this and I don't want to give any incorrect information. I wanted to complete the trilogy but was convinced I wouldn't enjoy it (like I did years ago when I first read it) based on my experience re-reading the previous two.

I'm glad I at least skimmed it though. I feel as though much more happened in this one than in the 2nd book, and I enjoyed the epilogue. I rem
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Jodi Ellen Malpas wrote her debut series, The This Man Trilogy, in secret, worried about what people might think if they knew what her imagination was capable of. She was shocked herself. But she finally found the courage to unleash her creative streak and self-published THIS MAN - the first book of the This Man Trilogy - in Octobe

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