Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood #1) - J. R. Ward8.28

In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there's a deadly turf war going on between vampires and their slayers. There also exists a secret band of brothers like no other – six vampire warriors, defenders of their race. Among them, none relishes killing their enemies more than Wrath, the leader of the Black Dagger Brotherhood...

The only purebred vampire left on the planet, Wrath has a score to settle with the slayers who murdered his parents centuries ago. But when one of his most trusted fighters is killed – orphaning a half-breed daughter unaware of her heritage or her fate – Wrath must usher the beautiful female into the world of the undead...

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 brotherhood and blood frighten her. But his touch ignites a dawning hunger that threatens to consume them both...

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Release date: 2005
Genres: fantasy, romanceparanormal romance
Tags: vampires
Average rating: 8.28/10
Total ratings: 427
Updated: August 19, 2021

Black Dagger Brotherhood :: Series

The Black Dagger Brotherhood is an ongoing series of paranormal romance books by author J. R. Ward. The series focuses on a society (the "Black Dagger Brotherhood") of vampire warriors who live together and defend their race against de-souled humans called lessers. The first book in the series was published in 2005.

Related series Black Dagger Legacy
Related series Black Dagger Brotherhood: Prison Camp
Related series The Lair of the Wolven

The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider's Guide6.94
Dearest Ivie7.34
Prisoner of Night6.26
Where Winter Finds You: A Caldwell Christmas6.50
A Warm Heart in Winter
Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood #1)8.28
Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood #2)8.14
Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood #3)8.48
Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood #4)7.66
Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood #5)8.02
Lover Enshrined (Black Dagger Brotherhood #6)7.32
Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood #7)7.90
Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood #8)8.04
Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood #9)7.80
Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood #10)7.76
Lover at Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood #11)8.30
The King (Black Dagger Brotherhood #12)8.02
The Shadows (Black Dagger Brotherhood #13)8.00
The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood #14)7.44
The Chosen (Black Dagger Brotherhood #15)7.10
The Thief (Black Dagger Brotherhood #16)7.16
The Savior (Black Dagger Brotherhood #17)7.42
The Sinner (Black Dagger Brotherhood #18)7.34
Lover Unveiled (Black Dagger Brotherhood #19)8.16

Reviews

8/10 |
August 05, 2009
This review is counterbalance for Seregil of Rhiminee's review. It's not just about how the writer writes, or how beautifully the writer has made the characters or how "good quality" the book has. It's about what you're looking for. I can ...
2/10 |
July 01, 2009
In my opinion J. R. Ward's Dark Lover is one of the worst vampire books I've ever read (and it's definitely the worst book I've read this year). I usually like vampire books, but I didn't like this book at all. Although this book can be called ...