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Worth Forgiving

(MMA Fighter #3)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  7,699 ratings  ·  493 reviews
They say men like a lady in the living room and a whore in the bedroom. I never knew the sentiment was reciprocal. Until I met Jax Knight. A gentleman in public, a commanding, dirty talking rogue in the bedroom.

Daughter of legendary fighter “The Saint,” Lily St. Claire knows firsthand how fighters can be. As the owner of a chain of MMA gyms, she’s no stranger to aggressive
Paperback, 314 pages
Published August 20th 2014 by Createspace
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*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time

I'm really torn between filling 3 and 4 stars for this one! Sadly the heroine, Lily, ruined this one for me.

And really I could have lived with Lily and her stupidity up until the "conflict" but then she really went and pissed me off.

And while I can forgive Lily....damn I just can't seem to forget how stupid she was.

But...let it be known that Jax was

The blurb makes it pretty obvious that Lily has an ex that is going to cause problems. After the death of her father, Lily t
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
3.5 it's all about Jax Stars

There's only two choices with a man. Forgive him or forget him. If you can't do the latter, then you need to forgive him because he's already stolen your heart.

I knew I would love Jax the second he was first introduced in Worth the Chance. And you know what? I was so right. This man was EVERYTHING.

Suit clad rich business man by day, dirty talking MMA fighter by night. And when I mean dirty talker, I mean dirty talker. This man could melt the panties of a nun. I
**ARC provided in exchange for an honest review**

Title: Worth Forgiving
Series:MMA Fighter #3
Author:Vi Keeland
Release date: August 21, 2014
Rating:3.5-4 stars
HEA: (view spoiler)

After reading the third and final installment of the MMA fighter series, I'm feeling a little nostalgic and sad to close the door on them for good. But while I won't say that I didn't like this one, unfortunately it was my least favorite of the bunch. The first two books were excellent
This one is somewhere between 2.5 and 3 stars. More like 2 GR stars, but I'm no longer as pissed off as I was when I finished reading it.

I actually liked it 'til the last... 15% ish. It was close to 4 stars even, I had high hopes for it.
So what could turn a 4-star book into a 2 star one? You have 1 guess.

DING DING DING! You guessed it!
The MC turned into an idiot!

All went well until she decided she should be an idiot.
You know when you find a character that you want to strangle 'cause she's so o
[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥
3 stars

Jax is training to fight and Lily co-owns a chain of MMA gyms. But what happens when both have obstacles in their way?

I thought being a daughter of a champion fighter would have made Lily tough. But she ended up being the helpless blushing heroine and there was times that she really annoyed me. Jax was gorgeous, strong, protective, sexy. What was not to like?!! and Caden *shivers*

So the series didn't end on a high note but overall I like this series. The MMA heroes were awesome, sexy
Jan 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, i-pictured-it

Title: Worth Forgiving (MMA Fighter, #3)
Series: Yes
Author: Vi Keeland
Release Date: 21st August , 2014
Rating: 3.5 stars
Cliffhanger: No
HEA: (view spoiler)

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Worth Forgiving is the third and final instalment of Vi Keeland's MMA Fighting Series. Let it be said she chose a mighty fine Male MC to go out with.

Jax Knight: Is, to the untrained eye; a suit. The professional, confident unassuming type. However, get him out of the suit and he's the all commanding, sexy alpha male
Nov 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
☆ I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!! ☆

3.75-4 stars!!

Me before reading: Omigah!! I WANT it already!! I was already half in love with Jax in Worth the Chance and now I just want to keep him for myself and lock him in a cave with me forever! lol♡♥

Me finished reading: Waaah!! I'm done! ! I can't believe it's all over!! Jax, I LOVE YOU!!♡♥♡♥


Worth Forgiving was a bittersweet ending to Vi Keeland’s MMA fighter trilogy. I’ll admit that the epilogue didn’t exactly wow me
Jacqueline's Reads
Feb 19, 2014 rated it liked it
3 – 3.5 Jax Stars

I love this series, but I struggled with this one. I was hooked at the beginning, but as I continued to read, I started to fall asleep. Suffice it to say, it took me two months for me to read this book. I went back to it several times reading a chapter here and there.

Lily works at the gym and Jax works out at the gym. There is some cute banter between the two as they interact at the gym. I loved this part and I could have read tons of this. But Lily and Jax kind of formed a rela
❤️ Dorsey aka Wrath Lover Reviews ❤️

4 Fighting for Love Stars!!

Jackson “Jax” Knight is the perfect mix of Alpha male (he is after all a MMA fighter), respected business man who wears $3000 suits, and the perfect gentleman (except in the bedroom). We first met Jax in Worth the Chance and despite only a brief appearance I knew I wanted to know more about him, he made a great first impression.

Jax Knight was still reeling from the fallout of his father's scandal. Because of the scandal he was thrust into a media frenzy, and his l
The BookChick
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Nov 28, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
** A little reminder for those that might be wondering who is Jackson...
We met Jackson briefly in Worth the Chance. Vince’s half-brother, son of the Senator – that cutie that hit on Liv and seemed like he was more beyond the smooth polish he had to show the world... Yeah, that’s Jackson.


Jax’s life has been turned upside down over the last few months when the story hits that his father, the Senator has lived a double life. The press had hounded him and for the first time he isn’t looking to
Hannah G
Aug 16, 2016 rated it liked it
SPOILER WARNING!!!!! I was really looking forward to reading this book. I really enjoyed the other two books in this series. This book was disappointing compared to the others. I gave this a three stars which means average to me. I loved Jax he was a gentlemen but behind the bedroom door something else. I liked that he didn't ever go back to his father in the story. It shows how strong willed he is. The reason this book is such a disappointment to me is Lilly. The book summary makes it sound lik ...more
Jan 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Incredible read!! Perfect ending to a series I adored. I loved how different all the fighters were and yet all had an alpha streak. The wrap up at the end was memorable and I didn't stop smiling. Full review to come during blog tour!

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Alba and Her Secrets..♥
♦ 4 "Angel" Stars! ♦

Worth Forgiving is the last book in this trilogy by the author Vi Keeland, and it didn't disappoint me. It is a beautiful love story between Jax Knight, a tycoon and secret brother of Vince Stone (the hero from book 2), and the daughter of a fighter who has some problems with her ex, Lily St. Claire.

As always, this author knows how to write, especially the sexy scenes and the hero's dirty talk is to die for, ladies! However, I find this book to be the one that I enjoyed less
Kellie Maddox-Ward
Feb 02, 2014 rated it liked it

This cover is making my body tingly... I'm in love with this guy!

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Aug 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Business Deal Stars

Is there anything sexier than a nice looking guy in suit? I mean underwear models are nice, but dressed up? In a suit. Ready to open the door for you? That is sexy. My theory on this Sexy Suit Phenomenon is that coded into our genetic DNA is the assumption that if a guy is dressed in this manner he must
A. Have a job
B. Earn a pay check

Now this is not to say that we are shallow and only want a man for his bank account. NO. I think A & B add up to C.

C. He is a mature guy wh
Jan 08, 2014 rated it liked it
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I was so excited when I found out Jax was getting his own book. Unfortunately I struggled to finish this book.

Jax was the perfect Hero. He was basically delicious! The Three star rating is solely for him.

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I admit I struggle with stories where the heroine lacks any common sense. This describes Lily. While initially liking her spunky yet vulnerable personality, as the book moved on Lily's stupidity made it hard to cheer for her HEA. Basically I spe
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I adored this series - Nico & Vince, and Jax Knight was right there. He was the only reason I tried to continue but sadly the mood is not kicking in well for me to continue.

Only one reason LILY - the dumb ass heroine - she really hits my nerves. I will try it again but not now.

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**ARC provided for review**
Jan 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Genre: CR
Sensuality: X

Gym owner meets a businessman who fights on the side.

There are some who say that this was the least of this trilogy of MMA romances but IMO, they were all about the same: likable and sexy, and less polished than the author's later works.

I think there will be some who will say that there were too many sex scenes; there were a lot in the middle, one after the other, but I didnt mind. What I minded more was the Big Betrayal and how amateurishly it was handled. It really stuck
Jul 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
“There’s only two choices with a man. Forgive him or forget him. If you can’t do the latter, then you need to forgive him because he’s already stolen your heart.”
Felecia Hickman- amaya
Aug 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
(I received and ARC for a honest review)

OMG where do I begin. I'm so in love with this series. This latest edition and it's FANTASTIC. When I reached the end of this book I found my self smiling uncontrollably and chanting Jax ,Jax ,Jax.
Jackson Knight is the perfect mixture of ALPHA male and perfect gentleman. I really feel sorry for the men in the next book I pick up. I will be comparing them to Jax and that's just not fair to them. I will be feeling the effects of a fabulous book hangover for
Jennifer G.
Nov 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: would-read-again, arc, hea

What an amazing piece of work Vi has done!!! It doesn't surprise me because anything she writes is amazing!!!

I was given an ARC of Worh Forgiving for exchange of an honest review.

This is one of my top 2014 books. It was fricken spectacular!!!!

I just LOVE, wait let me make sure you understand that I LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE JAX!!!!!!!! He was just OMG!!!!!

I love Jax and Lily's story, they were just amazing together.

Caden, is a scumbag, and I knew it from the beginning, but what he did was
Nov 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: series
I would have loved this story if Lily had not been such a spineless (at times TSTL) leading lady. Jax deserved better. He was awesome. Lily was not horrible, but she really should have dealt with Caden better.
Cassia Brightmore
Aug 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs

worth forgiving teaser (1)

Worth Forgiving is the 3rd book in Vi Keeland’s MMA Fighter series.  This is the final book in the series, and the one I was most looking forward to.  Jackson “Jax” Knight finally got his story - and my oh my, what a delicious, dynamite story it is!  Jax is a unique character, with a background that’s intriguing as well as life changing.  The paths, choices, decisions of others have helped lead him on his own journey, a journey that has him leaving his home in Washington D.C. and tra
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I first met Jackson Knight back in "Worth the Chance" his connection to Vince completely shocking me. Despite only a brief introduction to this man though, what I saw, I really liked and so when I discovered he was getting the third and final book in Vi Keeland's "MMA Fighters" series, I may just a squealed a little!!! "Worth Forgiving" was quite a quick read that was fun, flirty and oh so very dirty
*Update 9/1 - Full review now posted.

What can I say? Vi Keeland owns this genre as far as I am concerned.

I LOVE this series and am sad it has come to an end, but what an ending!!

I loved Jax. We met him in Worth the Chance, Vince'a story and he made such an impression on me that I was thrilled he was getting his own story. There was just so much to him and more Jax was definitely needed.

Aside from he fact he is swoon worthy, gorgeous, tough, and sensitive. A dirty talker that had me blushing, wi
Jan 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
First off, thank you Vi for the amazing ARC!

Secondly, this book... Dear lord hot heaven in hallelujah hotness of steam, this book was awesome. I inhaled this book so fast that I read it in under three hours. Simply amazing.

Vi did it again, taking my mind away from reality and making me feel like I was living this book. And it also involved Liv and Vince too!!

Lily, this girl, tough, daddy's girl, artist, quiet, gets to meet Mcsteamy Pretty Boy Jax :) I don't want to give the book away but let's j
Chris- Bookaddict
Nov 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I can not wait for Jax's Story

I did it. I Read the MMA Fighter trilogy by Vi Keeland in less than 5 days. I have to say, this one is the one that I enjoyed the most. Jax is amazing. And the things he did for Lily, just #Goals.

I didn't did a review of the previous two books, because frankly, I feel like there is nothing much to say about this trilogy in general. All three books are cute NA sports romance novels. Perfect for a quick read. And, well, Vi Keeland knows how to write men. Oh yeah.

So if you're in the mood for an e
♥️♥️ Lanae ♥️♥️
When Penelope Ward and Vi Keeland Co-author together they tend to make MAGICKK. But seperately it's always a gamble whether I'll find the book too sappy, too this, or too that or too something. Or maybe it's that I'm reading their catalog of books backwards, trying to play catch up. I'm reading their books from newest releases to older published works so maybe their writing is like that saying about fine wine...

The MC in this, Lily made me angry.

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Vi Keeland is a #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author. With millions of books sold, her titles have appeared in over one hundred Bestseller lists and are currently translated in twenty-six languages. She resides in New York with her husband and their three children where she is living out her own happily ever after with the boy she met at age six.

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