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Lover Reborn

(Black Dagger Brotherhood #10)

4.33  ·  Rating details ·  77,004 ratings  ·  4,776 reviews
Ever since the death of his shellan, Tohrment has been unrecognizable from the vampire leader he once was. Physically emaciated and heartbroken beyond despair, he has been brought back to the Brotherhood by a self-serving fallen angel. Now, fighting once again with ruthless vengeance, he is unprepared to face a new kind of tragedy.

When Tohr begins to see his beloved in hi
Hardcover, First Edition, 572 pages
Published March 27th 2012 by NAL
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Apr 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: fans of the series who love Tohrment
Recommended to Lora by: my obsession
Shelves: g-pr
Verily, Ward, you hath redeemed thyself in mine eyes.

Lover Unleashed was disappointing for me on several levels. But I knew that, if Ward did it right, Tohrment's book had the potential to be the best installment to the series in a long time. I've wanted him to find peace and healing ever since that fateful scene at the end of Lover Awakened, but I knew it would take time. And now that his time has finally come, I'm pleased to say that Ward doesn't disappoint.

Tohrment & No'One:
I know a lot of pe
Valkyrie ✨
Jan 10, 2012 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: masochists, Layla stans, people meh bout Wellsie, no Qhuayers, bitches for Lassiter,
Shelves: faves, books-2012
Just a fair warning: This book buttfucked me raw without lube (~*spoiler*~ pun intended) and destroyed my heart and sanity. My feelings are all over the place and I need to vent. Cursing, spoilers and inappropriate gifs ahead.



A year ago when Ward announced Tohr was next, I got so mad. It was too soon for him, it felt rushed, he wasn't ready, she was fucking him up, etc. And sadly, I still stand on that.

And on that note, let me clarify som
UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish

(Spoilers are hidden)

“The quick and the dead are all the same.
Everyone’s just looking for home.” - LASSITER

Hear ye! Hear ye!

Leteth it be known that on this day, March 31st, 2012, I solemnly vow that I shall never doubt the WARDen again!

So, now that that's out of the way, my thoughts on the book...

I wasn’t sure she could do it. Pffffft! Silly me.

I didn't think she could pull it off. *sigh* Whatever was I thinking?

And had I had actually considered skipping this book
5 stars – Paranormal/Vampire/UF Romance

Thoughts Before Reading:

When will the WARDen give us Qhuinn’s/Blaylock’s story, dammit?!?!? I don’t give a @*#&$ about Tohr!? I want Qhuay!!!!

Thoughts After Reading:


This is me coughing up feathers after eating crow because Lover Reborn was sooo much better than I expected. It’s an emotional read that had me shedding serious tears and an a+wesome installment to the series!

And now that the Warden has officially announced on Facebook that Blay and Qhu
Apr 17, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
With Lover Reborn, Ward partly redeems herself for last book. I can't say she's back to her old level though. To me, the book was a 4 star start and a 2 star finish. There were lots of okay moments, some very beautiful moments and some seriously contrived, idiotic and redundant moments. So I ended up with 3 stars.
Despite this I think this book came too soon and didn't do justice to Tohr, his needs, and his relationship with neither Wellsie or No'One. More on that later, I'm going to start with
Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
3.5 Letting Go Stars

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First read 2014
Reread 4/9/2017

"I need this," he said, as if speaking to himself. "Yes, you do. You are so gaunt that I ache for you." Except he was going to stop this, she thought as his stare grew dull. And she knew why. "She is welcome in this space," No'One said. "Bring your shellan unto your mind. Let her take my place."-Tohr and Autumn

Lover Reborn, the 10th book in the BDB series was an emotional read for me. I have loved Tohr since book one. I also loved his
Princess under cover
Dec 05, 2017 rated it did not like it
Update: lowered to 1 star because I got reminded about how disappointed I am in the wreck that is Tohr's story...

Very disappointed. And I'm a HUGE JR Ward fan. I was really looking forward to Tohr's story. If anyone deserved a happy ending it's Tohr.


What the hell????? This book is 2 stars because I love JR's writing style, the other characters that we follow, their continued development. But for the main couple of the story, I'd give this something close to 1 star. It's that bad!


Here are a
Blacky *Romance Addict*

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"He waited for his conscience to start screaming.
He prepared himself for an overwhelming desolation that he had been with another female.
He was… ready for something, anything to cough up out of his chest—despair, anger, frustration.
All he got was the sense that what had just happened was the beginning, not an end."

Lover Reborn is a heartbreaking story, even though it has a happy end.
Watching Tohrment and his suffering, trying to let go of Wellsie... It was sad and beautiful at the sa
Jul 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of the series
(*big satisfied sigh*)
Well, I was a little worried about how this book (Tohr's story) might play out. Tohr has been in misery over losing his Wellsie for just over 15 months (has it only been 15 months? It seems so much longer...) Anyway, in this book he has to move on and get past his grief because Wellsie is (view spoiler)
Maricela Moncada
Apr 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Well Xcor and Layla might be hooking up.and than Quinn and Layla trying 2 get knock up. SMH. Anyways the book was awesome. All of JR Wards books are awesome. When Thor let go of his Wellsie that was so emotional. And opening his heart for Autumn was so beautiful. It had me crying.Can't wait for Quinn and Blay book. It's about time!!!!!! I know one thing John and Xhexania sure did have some very intensive sex. They both out did Thor and Autumn. Lmao!!!! ...more
Opening Line "The bastard's taking the bridge! He's mine!"

Wow, I honestly don’t know where to begin with this review. To say that this was good is an understatement. To say that it knocked me on my ass and left me a drained, emotional wreck, is far closer to the truth. Yup, LOVER REBORN did me in, talk about your gauntlet of emotions, I mean I expected some angst but jeez! I cried (I mean really cried) I laughed, I sighed, I swore, I groaned and I gasped but in the end I also smile
May 17, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Mar 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
“Life was short, no matter how many days you were granted. And people were precious, each and every one, no matter how many you were lucky enough to have in your life. And love... love was worth dying for.
Worth living for, too.”

This book is tragic. Tohr has to move on and leave his past behind if he want his shellin to rest in peace, it's not easy when she is the only thing he can hold on to even he passed the storms, it still hurts like hell for him. I didn't expected too much about this b
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
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May 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 BDB Obsessed Stars!

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“God, I miss you,” he said in a voice that cracked. “Every night. Every day…”

Even though Tohr’s shellan has been gone for a while, it still hasn’t gotten any easier for the brother. He is heartbroken, devastated, all he can do is fight the lessers, fight to avenge his shellans death. That’s all he has the strength for.

We meet No’One in book 8 (JM and Xhex’s book) She is Xhex’s mahmen, and she has been staying on this side to try to form a connection with h
*sigh* Where to begin?

I don't really have much juice left to write a full blown review. This book just kind of...drained me. Here are some thoughts that I'll share, however...

(Note that it's pretty much spoiler-free, in my opinion. Possible spoilers have been hidden behind spoiler tags.)

1) WRITING: The slang. ARGH, THE SLANG! No matter what ANYONE says or thinks (*coughs* JRW! *coughs*), "Pop-Tarting" is not a word that can be used interchangeably with jerking something upwards. Not at all. Also
Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
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Apr 11, 2011 rated it liked it
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Sophia Triad
Tohrment (or Tohr) and No’One (or Rosalhynda – her initial name; or Autumn – the name that was given to her by Torh)

Life was short, no matter how many days you were granted. And people were precious, each and every one, no matter how many you were lucky enough to have in your life.
And love... love was worth dying for.
Worth living for, too.

Such a sad sad love story.

Torhment is heartbroken because his mate Wellsie and his unborn son were killed. Since he knows that if he kills hims
• Lisa •
Jul 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: FANS OF PNR
Shelves: favourite-series

“Life was short, no matter how many days you were granted. And people were precious, each and every one, no matter how many you were lucky enough to have in your life. And love... love was worth dying for."

I thought I couldn't possibly love this series more and I'm convinced I'm becoming annoyingly predictable with my black dagger five star ratings, but quite frankly I just can't help myself. 'Lover reborn' had all the usual ingredients dished out in one well written book, action
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Glad to see Tohrment happy again!

There was a lot of angst in this on the way to getting Tohrment to let go of Wellsie. Apparently she and their baby were stuck in the “in between” and slowly moving further away until they disappeared forever. They would never make it to the Fade unless Tohrment lets them go, and gets over his grief.

He begins to feel attracted to No’One who is the mother of Xhex and was the young girl that he and Darius rescued when he was young. She had been taken hostage by a S
Tohr's loss serves as the catalyst for his struggling brothers...
The BDB rallies behind their king, their cause, and each other...
Man, destiny sucked ass. It just had to barge in and piss all over everyone's rose garden.
And now it was taking a shit in the other flower beds.
Before we get started, I want to make sure I sing several praises of this book, because it was not all fun for me...

There was a lot more laughter and witty dialogue from the Brotherhood in this Novel. that kind o
Mar 30, 2012 rated it did not like it
Lover Reborn is the 10th book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series and is the story of the last original Brother, Tohrment, and the female character No'One. In the first 3 books, Tohr was the most stable of the Brothers as he was happily bonded to Wellesandra (Wellsie) for almost 200 years. Wellsie is a featured character as Tohr's beautiful, devoted, pregnant mate, and a loving surrogate mother to pre-transition John Matthew. In Lover Awakened, Wellsie is murdered by a Lesser and
There aren’t spoilers present, but I’m still warning you to read at your own risk.

Tohr - No one deserves a happily ever after more than he does. His grief is potent and moving, causing me to tear up as expected. I love that Ward took this one slow. It was needed for the type of distance Tohr had to travel.

No ‘One - To be honest, I wasn’t expecting much from No ‘One but I have to say that I enjoyed reading about her genteel spirit and quiet strength. She has her own past to outrun so Tohr and h
Stacia (the 2010 club)
***Second Read November 2014*** As promised, I'm not re-reviewing all of the books because that seems like far too much work for what's meant to be a lazy and enjoyable series re-read. However, this book needed me to expand on some thoughts. There are series spoilers up through book 10, so please don't read this review if you aren't looking to be spoiled.

Why did I decide to add an additional note to this book in particular? Well, the reason is this : I'm doing it for the disgruntled BDB fans. Yo
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I CANT WAIT TILL NEXT YR!!!...The Warden needs to surprise us with an early release later this year...come one PRETTY PLEASEEEEEEEEEEE

UpdateThe Warden always delivers! Outstanding characters creatively woven through well crafted events. Somethings I didnt always understand, or like but I appreciated the action-packed and emotional roller-coaster ride I escaped to for a few hours. She always cements with each new novel the extent of her writing prowess and as My fav wr
Jun 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Vamps lovers
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Type: Book 10 of Black Dagger Brotherhood series
POV: Third Person

When Tohrment lost his shellan Wellsie, he lost part of himself too. Once a feared and respected leader of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, what left of him was just a shell of the male he used to be. What he didn't realize was as he suffered in living, so did she in the afterlife. He needed to move on to ease both of their suffering.

No'One knew suffering first hand. With a tragic past, she carried h
To be named was to be claimed, and it made her feel … reborn.

Lover Reborn is the 10th book of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. It is the story of Tohr and No'One (a.k.a. Autumn), and as usual, there are many other storylines.

Tohr and Autumn
Lover Reborn raises many questions and debates: why Wellsie wasn’t saved, like Jane and Mary? Is it too soon for Tohr to move on? Does No’One deserve a HEA? Is their love real, or is No’One only a substitute for Wellsie?

I was disappointed in To
Jun 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 hand-to-my-heart-and-tears-falling ~ STARS !!!! I loved this book !!!

My Tohr❤❤

I will love one and only one female for the rest of my life. No matter what I do, who I'm with, or how things appear, you can take that shit to the bank, son. We clear?"

Tohr broke my heart throughout this whole book. ( except for the one part where he took a stupid pill and ripped my heart out ....)
The love of his life Wellsie had been killed earlier in the series. He was as devastated as if it happened just yest
Suzanne (Under the Covers Book blog)
Woohoo! release day at last and I can put my review up!
Review also on: Under the Covers

We are now on the tenth Black Dagger Brotherhood book and I still love this series as much as I did when I started Dark Lover, for me this series never gets old. When I first started reading though I never though Tohrment would need a book of his own, he already had his shellan, Wellsie, but shit happens and Tohr is now drowning in his own grief, which is not only killing himself, but is preventing Wellsie and
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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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“And if that bastard’s innocent,” Rhage spoke up, “I’m the fucking Easter bunny.”
“Oh, good,” someone quipped. “I’m calling you Hop-along Hollywood from now on.”
“Beasty Bo Peep,” somebody else threw out.
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“Enough, Qhuinn thought. Enough with the excuses and the avoidance, and trying to be someone else, anyone else.
Even if he got shanked, even if his precious little ego and his dumbass little heart got shattered into a million pieces, it was time to stop the bullshit. It was time to be a male.
As Blay started to straighten like a message had been received, Qhuinn thought, That's right buddy:
Our future has come
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