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Blood Fury

(Black Dagger Legacy #3)

4.39  ·  Rating details ·  15,024 ratings  ·  1,472 reviews
A vampire aristocrat, Peyton is well aware of his duty to his bloodline: mate with an appropriate female of his class and carry on his family’s traditions. And he thought he’d found his perfect match—until she fell in love with someone else. Yet when his split-second decision in a battle with the enemy endangers the life of another trainee, Peyton has to face the idea that ...more
Hardcover, 411 pages
Published January 9th 2018 by Ballantine Books
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Azola Mtshabe Novo and Peyton!!!!

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Novo and Peyton!!!!

Already impatient though i have to wait a least The Chosen is coming out...Today!!!!!! woohoo

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Sophia Triad
“You know, love is the greatest gift the Scribe Virgin bestowed on her species. I’m happy to see it in this house again.”

*****Many Spoilers*****

Everything in this book is about romance and sappy love. Fast, foolish, strong and breathless, unconditional and unquestionable love.

Of course there are some bad guys around (lessers and humans) and some bad things happen to good vampires. But all these unfortunate situations are used only to emphasize the romance. To emphasize the ways that
Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
4 Falling Fast and Hard Stars

“Now, Novo, if you don’t play nice, I’m going to take my vodka and my dick elsewhere.”“You’re right. If we keep talking, this is not going to happen.”-Peyton and Novo

Blood fury, which is the 3rd book in the spin off series of BDB, called Black Dagger Legacy was a great read. Of course we are talking about J.R. Ward here and she is an amazing writer so no surprise that I loved it. Like all Mrs. Wards' books there is more than one story line going on. You got Petyo
1.) Blood Kiss ★★★★
2.) Blood Vow ★★★★

“When you had everything in the world, it never dawned on you that there were chances to miss.”

I still really enjoyed this installment, but I have to be honest and say that this was my least favorite in this spinoff series thus far! I love Novo, I love Ruhn, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Saxton with the sum of my being, but I honestly dislike Peyton. And, like, look at the cover… he’s probably the main character of this book, even though he shares the spotli
And I was like ”I’m so not feeling this book” and ”Ward has disappointed me so much lately, I just can’t anymore” but I hadn’t read the full blurb until now and SAXTON IS GOING TO BE PART OF THIS STORY AND HE’S GONNA MEET SOMEONE AND HE’S GONNA FALL IN LOVE!!!!.


My baby is finally getting the love he deserves and now I have to read this book. Fuck.

I’m still bitter and not going to continue with BDB, to be honest.
Jan 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
I've really like this spin-off of the BDB series. It still has our old favorites in it, but focuses on the younger recruits, and it has been very PNR with less appearances by the bad guys. Which, I like. Admittedly, there were a few times in the original series where the bad guys were so gross and creepy that I was thoroughly squicked out by them.(view spoiler) I felt like I neede ...more
Kat Valentine
Jan 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Blood fury was everything I hoped for and more!!! Damned if JR Wards world of the black dagger brotherhood didn't take me on one hell ride once can't read one of her books without having it touch you somewhere deep inside,between all her strong and loveable characters to her trade mark snarky humor she brings out so many emotions that by the time the book's finished you feel like you just went through hell and back!! I have loved Saxon from the beginning and I was so glad JR gave him s ...more
Stacia (the 2010 club)
Jul 27, 2017 marked it as to-read
Let's get real...the main reason to be here is for Saxton and Ruhn. Am I right? ...more
Apr 28, 2017 marked it as anxiously-waiting
*Update from the author*
Saxton will get his HEA with *um* Ruhn (I guess Bitty’s uncle?) Omg !!!! I’m freakin out right now.

The cover is stunning !

I love the BDB’s, so naturally a spin-off series which includes the original brothers going about their lives; I’m going to devour!!! This instalment gives a spotlight to two couples!!! My favourite was Saxton and Ruhn! ( if you are not a fan of M/M romance, then this book won’t be to your liking!) Saxton finally gets his very own love interest! Let me tell you... these two sizzled, and they also had the ability to melt my heart!

Then there was Peyton and Novo. I didn’t feel their romance as much
Sammy Loves Books
Hot Damn!! Saxon finally finds Love!!! I was hoping he would get his own story...but I'll take it how ever I can get it!!


He knew all too well what unrequited love felt like. This stuff with Ruhn? It had an even greater potential for destruction.


***Saxton and Ruhn***

I just finished reading a BDB book, The Thief, and in it, Saxton was mated to Ruhn. Needless to say I was upset that I had somehow missed his love story. I've been waiting for what seems like forever for the sweet guy to f
Jen Davis
Dec 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I’m almost to the point where I can just say point blank that I like these Black Dagger Legacy books more than current incarnation of the core series. Why? More focus on the romance. The main BDB books jump all over the place, from character to character, scene to scene. There have always been parts I’ve wanted to skim to get back to the romance, but with the spinoff books, it’s all romance; there’s nothing to skim.

That’s not to say there’s no jumping around here… there is. It just happens betwe
Jun 02, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal, mm
I wasn't too sure about this one when I first started it, the first two books haven't been anywhere near the calibre of the BDB books but still, I get to see peeks of my boys so it tides me over. A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do! I'm glad I read it, both couples grew on me and am glad S&R got their happy.

What totally made the book for me was Manny and Wrath - LOVE those two blokes so damn hard.

Was it worth the original £10? Not a cat in hell's chance, so I'm glad I waited till the price
Apr 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: library-2
I really enjoyed this edition to the Legacy series of the BDB, which featured two couples, trainees Peyton and Novo, and from the main series, Saxton, the King’s attorney and jilted lover of Blay who still isn’t over his heartbreak, and Ruhn, uncle of Bitty. It was pretty pitiful to see how sad Sax still is after all this time, and I was so pleased to see the joy he was able to find with Ruhn. It was interesting to have two main romances going on in the same book, and while Sax/Ruhn was definite ...more
Dec 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: m-m, pnr
This spin-off series of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, is still BDB....just with a new crew of warriors. But the veterans are still roaming the halls, and making appearances.

Blood Fury gives us two romances - Peyton and Novo, two trainees in the brotherhood fighting program, who start off the book more as enemies, and it takes a bit for them to move past hate sex to --oh wait, I love you. Peyton had very intense, romantic feelings towards another trainee, Paradise, but if you have read this serie
UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish
Love this cover! Not sure about the release date though.

Kerri just commented this: "At her recent Q & A she said it was being released in November 2017"

Thanks, Kerri!
Jan 10, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: vampires, m-m-romance, pnr
Rant incoming. I am so frustrated right now.
I love this universe and I love Ward's characters, blablabla yadayadayada.
But this series feels like reading the same male and female character over and over again.
Peyton's family situation is the same as so many others, boring. Drugs, booze, women, asshole of a father, blablabla. Novo's reaction to hearing of Peyton's mating and their reconciliation is almost the exact same as Elise/Axe from ONE book ago. Like, are you serious?

My biggest gripe howeve
Initial impressions:

Maybe 3.5 stars?

A bland HEA for Saxton - but he did get to wield a dagger and work through his feelings for Blay. I've been waiting for Saxton's story for so long. We really didn't learn a lot about him here. As much as Ruhn, having grown up lower class, doesn't really understand same sex relationships, he falls into his relationship with Saxton very easily. I liked Ruhn's back story and it made for a nice opposites attract pairing, but the whole storyline felt rushed and pre
3.5 stars

Since this book is split between 2 couples, who are both new to this series and not a revisit/continuation storyline from the BDB books, I’m going to rate it and review it as such.

Peyton & Novo: 2.75 Stars

These two didn't work for me. They were ok. Not bad. But just...ok. I struggled to see romantic chemistry between them. Rivals? Sure. Sparring partners with snarky comebacks? You bet. But Omg I want you so much, where have you been all my life?......Meeeh. Eh. I kept waiting to see it
Jan 12, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-challenge
4 1/2 "Forever and Always" Stars!

Loved!! Two complete love stories in one book! Ms. Ward always had a lot going on her her books. Several threads that continues through several books. But in this book's case, there was just the two stories- Peyton/ Novo and Saxton/Ruhn. I absolutely loved both! There was just the tiniest hint at what is to come- THE THIEF. There wasn't a whole lot of action, which was fine with me. I hate the parts in this series with the Lessers. But there was a lot of getting
Jun 28, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: stalking-stupid, meh
I wish people would stop reviewing books that they haven't read yet!
Goodreads should delete this feature. What's the point of posting reviews about a book that will be published months from now? Oh,yes. Lip service resulting in sales.
There are group discussions for the people who want to share their thoughts and hopes and speculations.
o4/12/2018 Amendment:
After having read Blood Furry, I can say that it's great for what it is, a BDB spin-off. By far the best of the three Legacy books.
The chara
❤️ Dorsey aka Wrath Lover Reviews ❤️
4 Fighting For Love Stars!!

Novo is a commoner and one of two female trainees in the program, she’s working hard to prove herself worthy to fight with her peers and Brotherhood. Peyton is an aristocrat and trying to escape his father’s expectations as well as his unrequited love for Paradise (Blood Kiss). Novo and Peyton find themselves grudgingly attracted to one another, neither wants anything to do with romance especially with each other. I have to say when the inevitable happens it’s fun
Under the Covers Book Blog
Jan 09, 2018 rated it really liked it

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Oh what a happy day when I get to crack open a J.R. Ward book and get lost in the world she's created.  Honestly, it's a magical experience.  So as you can imagine I was more than excited to start reading BLOOD FURY but at the same time, I was a bit scared because the previous Ward book (BDB not BDL) left a little s
Mare SLiTsReaD Reviews
"I just have so much FURY in my BLOOD" So Tru Ward... So TRU!!!!!!!

Whats that saying about expectations lead to disappointment?????????
Is that the correct saying????

OK. So 2 fold.
I enjoyed Peyton and Novo's story.....

Peyton made me laugh, Novo made me sad, she reminded me of Xhex just a softer version. Not so hardcore.
And of course I had a theme song for them and in true Ward fashion (kinda) its hip hop you don't stop......

That's true, that's right
She's sipping Moet, and yeah I swear it
Jan 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Blood Fury had not one, but two romances I thoroughly enjoyed. Novo and Peyton may throw verbal barbs at each other, but there’s an undercurrent of attraction brewing between them. Novo, however, writes Peyton off as a rich, shallow playboy, normal for the aristocratic glymera. Also, it seems Peyton does nothing but moon over Paradise, another member in their training team. It doesn’t matter Paradise is bonded to another male, Novo wants nothing to do with a male who just wants to get his rocks ...more
Jan 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-favourites
As always, J. R. Ward has presented us with an another amazing book!

I've no gripes at all but sometimes I just wonder why we have this additional series when some of the side stories are our original characters from the BDB books.... I get the younger generation being that 'The Legacy' is carrying on.... but still... On the absolute plus point, it's yet another release of an amazing world, so as I said, no gripes!

Blood Fury is a rollercoaster of emotions, fun, fury, mystery, love, nail bitin
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Type: Book 3 of Blood Dagger Legacy
POV: Third Person

Peyton son of Peythone had his heart on someone but she was never his to keep. That was until his eyes started to see Novo, his fellow trainee, as what she’s worth. However, she had her own past to deal with before she could open her heart to others.

Saxton was still mending his broken heart when Ruhn walked into his life. But as Ruhn’s life turned completely around, he had hard time accepting the changes includ
Feb 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I can't believe I'm still reading this series. Book # bazillion and one. Yes, I consider the Legacy books part of the ongoing BDB series.

When I start reading each new release, a coming-home feeling sets in. I know these characters so well that they might as well be my friends and family who I don't see but once or twice a year.

I enjoy each new chapter in their lives. I'm happy to be reading about these new, young additions. But only because they are part of the whole BDB life.

After all these ye
Ezinwanyi Chinyere
3.5 Stars. It was okay but I didn’t feel passionate about either couple.i am glad Saxton can stop wallowing in his own misery now though
Enjoyed this, another fun book in this spin off series.
Jan 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 STARS⭐️

Okay, so I enjoy reading J.R. Ward's vampire series!! I liked and enjoyed this book but I just didn't love it.
Can I just say that each of the four main characters have their very own family drama from the past!! Seriously, it was ridiculous. The only decent family seemed to be Ruhn's family, but even his father had a problem that Ruhn thought he was the only one who could fix it and that made his life hell for a time!!!

First off, Peyton reminds me of Qhuinn and well Qhuinn just doesn
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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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