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J.R. Ward

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J.R. Ward is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels, including the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. She lives in the South her family.

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Average rating: 4.3 · 1,506,499 ratings · 81,198 reviews · 100 distinct works · Similar authors
Dark Lover (Black Dagger Br...

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Lover Awakened (Black Dagge...

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Lover Eternal (Black Dagger...

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Lover Revealed (Black Dagge...

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Lover Avenged (Black Dagger...

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Lover Mine (Black Dagger Br...

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Lover Enshrined (Black Dagg...

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Lover Unleashed (Black Dagg...

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BLOOD KISS, the first in my new BDB Legacy series, is out today- and I thought I'd reflect a little on how this spin-off came to my tiny mind.

I don't read reviews; it's true. For one, you can't write by committee- reading is very subjective and what one person likes is what annoys another. Two, the stories aren't interested in even my opinion of them- if I try to make plotlines or people do thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Black Dagger Brotherhood (15 books)
4.33 avg rating — 1,318,122 ratings

Dark Lover Blutopfer Ewige Liebe Bruderkrieg Mondspur Dunkles Erwachen Menschenkind
Black Dagger (28 books)
4.22 avg rating — 238,562 ratings

Covet Crave Envy Rapture Possession Immortal
Fallen Angels (6 books)
4.06 avg rating — 111,759 ratings

Blood Kiss Blood Vow
Black Dagger Legacy (3 books)
4.37 avg rating — 22,896 ratings

The Bourbon Kings The Angels' Share Devil's Cut
The Bourbon Kings (3 books)
3.93 avg rating — 18,152 ratings

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"The creator of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series tells us why she’s trading vampire warriors for sexy Southern gentlemen in her new book, The Bourbon Kings." ...More

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Ok Rhage and Mary have always been my favourite lol but oh wow I cried over some parts , even laughed . this has been one I've waited for and J.R.Ward has not let the brothers down .. Fives stars ( wish I could put more stars up for The Beas..." Read more of this review »
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“Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy, he thought. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistable urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. Yippee.”
J.R. Ward, Dark Lover

“I was dead until you found me, though I breathed. I was sightless, though I could see. And then you came...and I was awakened.”
J.R. Ward, Lover Awakened

“You've won the evolutionary lottery: You're a vampire. Let's go to Disneyland!”
J.R. Ward, Dark Lover


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