Lover Awakened: A Novel Of The Black Dagger Brotherhood (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Sep 5, 2006 - Fiction - 464 pages
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A former blood slave, the vampire Zsadist still bears the scars from a past filled with suffering and humiliation. Renowned for his unquenchable fury and sinister deeds, he is a savage feared by humans and vampires alike. Anger is his only companion and terror his only passion—until he rescues a beautiful female from the evil Lessening Society.

Bella is instantly entranced by the seething power Zsadist possesses. But even as their desire for each other begins to overtake them, Zsadist’s thirst for vengeance against Bella’s tormentors drives him to the brink of madness. Now Bella must help her lover overcome the wounds of his tortured past and find a future with her....


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The love scenes are wonderfully steamy and sexy. - LibraryThing
What starts then is a love story of amazing redemption. - LibraryThing
Good pacing for the romance and the character plots. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - ottilieweber - LibraryThing

Can love bring back even a soul that is believed to be ruined? This is the third book in the black dagger brotherhood series and it does not disappoint! It continues where the 2nd left off where Bella ... Read full review

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User Review  - AshleyLynnWillis - LibraryThing

I was lukewarm on the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, but this book stole my heart. There was just something about breaking down the barriers of a tortured soul that drew me in. Even if you aren't an avid paranormal romance junkie, I'd highly recommend this book. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

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 with her family.

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