J.R. Ward

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J.R. Ward

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Aka Jessica Bird

Jessica Rowley Pell Bird was born on 1969 in Massachusetts, USA. She is the daughter of Maxine F. and W. Gillette Bird, Jr. She began writing as a child, penning her thoughts in diaries as well as inventing short stories. She read her first Harlequin Presents novel in a rose garden when she was in her teens. She was hooked immediately. By the time she went to college, she had boxes and boxes of Harlequins and Silhouettes. Every year, her mother would ask why all those books had to live in the house and Jess would reply that if even one of them disappeared she would know. (She'd catalogued them.)

Jess finished her first romance manuscript the summer before her freshman year of college. She attended Smith College and graduated...more


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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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Dimitri/Rose/Adrian (Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead)
 
  8 votes, 29.6%

Other (leave a comment below with your trio)
 
  7 votes, 25.9%

Edward/Bella/Jacob (Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer)
 
  4 votes, 14.8%

Zsadist/Bella/Phury (Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward)
 
  3 votes, 11.1%

Sookie/Bill/Eric/Quinn (Dead Until Dark series by Charlaine Harris; Okay, so this is a Love Square but I couldn't leave out Quinn)
 
  2 votes, 7.4%

Acheron/Tory/Artemis (Acheron by Sherrilyn Kenyon; Love-Hate Triangles count, too!)
 
  2 votes, 7.4%

Vivian/Gabriel/Aiden (Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause)
 
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Georgina/Seth/Maddie (Succubus Heat by Richelle Mead)
 
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