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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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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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“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!”
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