Dark Lover: A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood

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Penguin, Sep 6, 2005 - Fiction - 416 pages
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THE FIRST NOVEL OF THE BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD

“Dark fantasy lovers, you just got served” (New York Times Bestselling Author Lynn Viehl). Return to where it all began—in the first novel in the phenomenal Black Dagger Brotherhood series by #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward....


The only purebred vampire left on the planet and the leader of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, Wrath has a score to settle with the slayers who killed his parents centuries ago. But when his most trusted fighter is killed—orphaning a half-breed daughter unaware of her heritage or her fate—Wrath must put down his dagger and usher the beautiful female into another world.

Racked by a restlessness in her body that wasn’t there before, Beth Randall is helpless against the dangerously sexy man who comes to her at night with shadows in his eyes. His tales of the Brotherhood and blood frighten her. Yet his touch ignites a dawning new hunger—one that threatens to consume them both....

INCLUDES A NEW LETTER FROM J. R. WARD
 

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User Review  - SadieSForsythe - LibraryThing

Dark Lover is PNR as it should be. The romance smoulders, but the sex doesn't cross into pornographic or blot out the plot with its frequency. There is enough to keep you titillated, but not enough to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schlyne - LibraryThing

I swear, one of the worst things about this series is the names. Couldn't you have give your men (your vampires even) a better naming convention than Rhage? Tohrment? Wrath? Zsadist? Really? Wrath is ... Read full review

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Chapter
Chapter Three
Chapter Five
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Fifteen
Copyright

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J. R. Ward is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels, including the Black Dagger Brotherhood series and the Fallen Angels series. Writing as Jessica Bird, Ms. Ward is also the author of Leaping Hearts and Heart of Gold. She lives in the South with her family.

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