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Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood #3)

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In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there’s a deadly war raging between vampires and their slayers. And there exists a secret band of brothers like no other - six vampire warriors, defenders of their race. Of these, Zsadist is the most terrifying member of the Black Dagger Brotherhood.

A former blood slave, the vampire Zsadist still bears the scars from a pas
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Mass Market Paperback, 448 pages
Published September 5th 2006 by Signet
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Tina you can but if the books are read in order they make more sense. Each one has a lot of things going on not related to the HEA couple
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Ivee9 When she gets in her needing period.

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Blacky *Romance Addict*


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“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.”



Beautiful.
Don't know what more to say about this book.
Amazing and beautiful and those 5 stars don't do it justice.
Z is definitely my favorite BDB Brother <3




"He couldn’t stand to have anyone put their hands to him…though he wished he’d let Bella find a piece of his flesh just once. With her, he might have been able to handle it."




The story


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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
5 Fuck I love Z Stars

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"I...I can't get clean. I don't want you to get dirty, too." He lifted his wrist and blood oozed down from his forearm. "See? Look at the dirt. It's all over me. Inside of me." -Z

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First read 2014
Reread 3/26/2017

"When I was..." She cleared her throat. "When I was in that hole in the ground, I thought of you. I wanted you to come for me. I knew you could get me out." His brows went down even though his lids were lowered. "I thought of you, too." "You did?" His chin mo
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KatLynne

Z

My dear friend Karla and I went on this emotional roller coaster of a ride together. It was so much fun and I enjoyed every minute! Her unique way with words and her humor kept me in stitches. Thank you sweet Karla for reading this with me and to all our friends for their encouragement along the way!

Whew...What a story! There is no way I can do a review and do justice to this book. Zsadist's story was everything and more that I was told. I have fallen hard for another one of JRW's brothers! Be
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✘✘ Sarah ✘✘ (former Nefarious Breeder of Murderous Crustaceans)


This is where most people would say something like: "warning! Unpopular opinion time!"

This is where I say something like: "this is my opinion! I don't give a damn what you think! Oh, and by the way, I don't like you either!"

Just so you know.

Sooooo. This was ridiculous, stupid and boring. Wait, I think I'm forgetting something here. Oh yeah, it was pretty lame, too. I think it's high time to get my favourite antediluvian beast out of extinction:



Good doggy.

Believe it or not, the main proble
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k8inorbit
Jun 11, 2008 rated it did not like it
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Jennifer
5 THOUSAND BELOVED-NALLA STARS!!!

I've read this book countless times, but this is my first review. Zsadist is my 5th favorite book man ever!!!





...even though his face was harsh, his voice was so soft and beautiful, like the candle flame.



A dark musk with an evergreen spice.



My Zsadist:

♥

Zsadist is a tortured soul, the darkest of the Brothers, the meanest. After spending a hundred years as a blood and sex slave, he has nothing left to give anyone, and he can barely stay alive for himself. He has
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Buggy
Opening Line:"Goddamn it, Zsadist! Don't jump--"

~ZSADIST YOU BROKE MY HEART~
This is an amazing book and my favourite in the series. LOVER AWAKENED tells the agonizingly painful story of Zsadist, a former blood slave and most feared member of the Blackdagger Brotherhood. After Zsadist rescues the beautiful, aristocrat Bella from the Lessoning Society's torture facility she refuses to leave his side (or bed.) Craving the strength and security she now finds only with him. And it's with her growing
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Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
Jesus, I hated Zsadist before this book. I thought of him as a ruthless killer, and he is. But there is another side of him that is revealed in this book. With Bella, Zsadist's tortured soul is exposed. You see a much darker side of him that is painful and I feel ashamed to say that I am captivated by him. Knowing him, that is the last thing he would want. Zsadist has no patience for those who show sympathy or pity him. And I respect him more for that.

This is one of the more darker books of the
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P
Mar 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
“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.”




This is the best of the series. Zsadist is a real tortured hero. What he has been through shatters my heart. And Bella, she is a savior of this broken man. She has fire in her heart, especially when he tries to push her away, she resists. That's why I love her. That's why I love this book so damn much !



“He knew he was being overbearing as hell, but he couldn't help
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Lisa
Jul 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This review contains a lot of spoilers so please read at your own risk. You have been warned. Please don't blame me. :)

When the last laudation had been murmured he switched back into English. “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”.

Best. Book. Ever.

There really are no words to describe how I feel about this book. It was beyond beautiful! Lover Awakened is an amazing tale and is now one of my favourite books
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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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Black Dagger Brotherhood (1 - 10 of 16 books)
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  • Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2)
  • Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #4)
  • Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5)
  • Lover Enshrined (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #6)
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“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.” 2683 likes
“Z: "You know, this was a hell of a lot easier when you were out cold in the back of that truck."

Phury: "That was you?"

Z:"You think it was Santa Claus or some shit?”
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