The Thief (Black Dagger Brotherhood #16) - J. R. Ward 7.16   6

New enemies rise and desire burns in the next thrilling novel of the #1 New York Times bestselling paranormal romance series the Black Dagger Brotherhood.

Sola Morte, former cat burglar and safecracker, has given up her old life on the wrong side of the law. On the run from a drug lord’s family, she is lying low far from Caldwell, keeping her nose clean and her beloved grandmother safe. Her heart, though, is back up north, with the only man who has ever gotten through her defenses: Assail, son of Assail, who never meant to fall in love — and certainly not with a human woman. But they have no future, and not just because she doesn’t know he is a vampire, but because he is not about to stop dealing arms to the Black Dagger Brotherhood. Fate, however, has other plans for them. When Assail falls into a coma and lingers on the verge of death, his cousins seek out Sola and beg her to give him a reason to live. The last thing she wants is a return to her past, but how can she leave him to die?

As a lethal new enemy of the vampires shows its face, and the Brotherhood needs Assail back on his feet, Sola finds herself not only a target, but a mission-critical force in a war she doesn’t understand. And when Assail’s truth comes out, will she run from the horror... or follow her heart into the arms of the male who loves her more than life itself?


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Release date April 3, 2018
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Black Dagger Brotherhood :: Series

Series contains 21 primary works and has 27 total works.

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

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Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood #1) 8.26   430
Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood #2) 8.14   324
Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood #3) 8.48   296
Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood #4) 7.66   257
Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood #5) 8.02   246
Lover Enshrined (Black Dagger Brotherhood #6) 7.34   216
The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider's Guide (Black Dagger Brotherhood #6.5) 6.94   66
Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood #7) 7.90   195
Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood #8) 8.06   186
Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood #9) 7.82   171
Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood #10) 7.76   165
Lover at Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood #11) 8.32   140
The King (Black Dagger Brotherhood #12) 8.04   93
The Shadows (Black Dagger Brotherhood #13) 7.98   68
The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood #14) 7.46   56
The Chosen (Black Dagger Brotherhood #15) 7.10   11
Dearest Ivie (Black Dagger Brotherhood #15.5) 7.34   3
The Thief (Black Dagger Brotherhood #16) 7.16   6
Prisoner of Night (Black Dagger Brotherhood #16.5) 6.26   4
The Savior (Black Dagger Brotherhood #17) 7.42   7
Where Winter Finds You: A Caldwell Christmas (Black Dagger Brotherhood #17.5) 6.50   4
The Sinner (Black Dagger Brotherhood #18) 7.34   3
A Warm Heart in Winter (Black Dagger Brotherhood #18.5) 8.00   2
Lover Unveiled (Black Dagger Brotherhood #19) 8.00   2
Lover Arisen (Black Dagger Brotherhood #20) 8.00   1
Lassiter (Black Dagger Brotherhood #21) 8.24   13

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