Worth the Fight Series
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If you love the MMA romances of Vi Keeland and Kendall Ryan, Sidney Halston’s Worth the Fight series will knock your socks off! In Fighting Dirty, a geek-chic cage fighter proves that appearances can be deceiving . . . and oh-so-tempting.
With his preppy clothes and horn-rimmed glasses, Enzo Silva is the last dude anyone expects to find in a mixed martial arts gym. A wealthy Brazilian banker who never had to fight for anything, Enzo’s stuck in the amateur circuit—but he burns to make the pros. Maybe that explains the heat he feels whenever he’s around Jamie Lynn Calhoun. The pint-size, magenta-haired bartender with the Texas drawl is everything he’s not . . . and everything he craves.
Tough as nails and independent to a fault, Jamie Lynn—JL to her friends—works hard to pay her bills and keep life simple. Enzo is doing his best to complicate that. Even though she likes to bust his balls, he’s got some kind of a nerdy-hot vibe that makes JL wonder if she might finally be able to let her guard down. It might do the boy some good to spend some time in her world, where blood, sweat, and victory are as sweet as the first taste of real love.
Praise for Fighting Dirty
“A sexy across-the-tracks romance . . . full of hot chemistry and some serious wooing!”—Heroes and Heartbreakers
“If you love cracktastic drama and sexy times, this is for you!”—RT Book Reviews
“The characters are entirely lovable, the banter is brilliant, the chemistry between them is indescribable, and the story itself is perfectly romantic. The Worth the Fight series is absolutely worth the read!”—FicCentral
“Halston does hot well. . . . If you love an MMA touch and a passionately-in-love hero I recommend Fighting Dirty.”—Harlequin Junkie
“A complete swoony escape! It’s a fun, sweet and deliciously sexy story about a woman who is tough and confident on the outside but soft, caring and, yes, a bit damaged on the inside, and a very predictable and too uptight man who discovered that even though they came from two very different worlds, they were perfect for each other.”—TJ Loves to Read
“I highly recommend this one and the whole series. It has a great story with angst and some twists, an emotional romance, and some pretty hot sex. What could be more perfect? Looking forward to the next one in the series.”—Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews
Praise for the Worth the Fight series
“Against the Cage is funny, steamy, scorching—and holy hot MMA fighter, I wanted more! Five stars all the way!”—New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Toni Aleo
“A steamy and fun romance that will leave readers begging for more! Sidney Halston is an author to watch!”—New York Times bestselling author Cherry Adair, on Against the Cage
“Halston’s new series opener creates an organic and sensual dynamic between Jack and Chrissy that makes an easy buy-in for readers.”—Library Journal (starred review)
“Sidney Halston has another knockout with her latest release in the Worth the Fight series. Full Contact is a heavyweight contender in the world of MMA romances.”—Smut Book Junkie Book Reviews
Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
From Publishers Weekly
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Fight for me
This is the 5th book in the Worth the Fight series. This book can be read as a standalone novel. I just want to caution the reader that the order of books intended by author is for a reason and you may miss out on all the fun if you skip ahead.
Enzo has wanted Jamie Lynn AKA JL to go out with him for months. The attraction between them is really strong. She thinks he is not her type since they are opposites.
JL cannot help how she feels about Enzo. But they both have secrets from their pasts that may interfere with them trying to start a relationship. Can they give it a go?
Enzo just has to convince JL that she is everything. This story is so good! It has so much heat. These are really strong characters who want to control how a relationship evolves. I cannot wait to see the next installment in this series!
***This ARC copy was given by Netgalley.com and its publisher for review purposes.
Loved this sexy MMA story by Sidney Halston. This is a opposite attracts, love story, that is sizzling hot. Great characters, in Enzo and Jamie Lynn as well as other supporting characters. I thought that they had great personalities and were so sexy. These two have such a great connection from the get go between them once Jamie Lynn agrees to a date. I loved the pull they had on each other and the twists and turns add a nice bit of drama and emotion to round it all out. Definitely a super schmexy 5 star read for me.
Jamie Lynn " JL" has been the object of Lorenzo Silva's "Enzo" insane attraction since he met her when he moved from Brazil a year ago and became best friends with her twin brother Travis. JL has been rejecting Enzo's advances until she gets a glimpse of what is beneath the stuffy suits that he usually wears when Enzo loses a bet and has to model in the nude for a local community college's art class.
Enzo has just recently signed his divorce papers. He had left Brazil after he caught his wife with his ex-best friend. He comes from a very affluent family and is working for the family business, Silva Conglomerate LLC working a lead to hopefully make millions. But when JL finally accepts an invitation to go out on a date with him this workaholic is forced to play by JL's rules and he has never ever had a date like this before. And uptight Enzo can't get enough.
" He kissed her like doing so would quench his thirst after being stuck in a desert."
" His stare felt like a warm caress all over her already ignited body. "
These two are red hot together. But what happen when reality sets in? You have got to read this to get all the juicy combustible action. Super Sexy!
Received an ARC through NetGalley in exchange for a honest review.
A fun and sexy romance!!!
This is the story of Lorenzo "Enzo" Silva and Jamie Lynn "JL" Calhoun, twin sister to Travis Calhoun. Enzo has wanted her for a year and finally his divorce is over. Now he can pursue her in earnest. She always turns him down though. She's attracted to him but they come from two different worlds and it would never work. Enzo is an amateur fighter in his spare time. He's not a full time career MMA fighter. After he loses a bet and does something unexpected, she just might change her mind. What would be the harm in one dinner between the sexy serious business man and the tattooed, colored hair, combat boot-wearing pixie?
This book is a fun, sexy, and steamy romance. All the books in the Worth the Fight series are fantastic reads. I love visiting Tarpon Springs and the Academy where all the action is. Where the rough and tumble men find the women that turn their lives upside down. I can't wait for my next visit.
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