The Sinner (Black Dagger Brotherhood #18) - J. R. Ward 7.34   3

A sinner’s only hope is true love in this passionate new novel in J.R. Ward’s #1 New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

Syn has kept his side hustle as a mercenary a secret from the Black Dagger Brotherhood. When he takes another hit job, he not only crosses the path of the vampire race’s new enemy, but also that of a half-breed in danger of dying during her transition. Jo Early has no idea what her true nature is, and when a mysterious man appears out of the darkness, she is torn between their erotic connection and the sense that something is very wrong.

Fate anointed Butch O’Neal as the Dhestroyer, the fulfiller of the prophecy that foresees the end of the Omega. As the war with the Lessening Society comes to a head, Butch gets an unexpected ally in Syn. But can he trust the male — or is the warrior with the bad past a deadly complication?

With time running out, Jo gets swept up in the fighting and must join with Syn and the Brotherhood against true evil. In the end, will love true prevail... or was the prophecy wrong all along?


Release date March 24, 2020

Details updated June 27, 2022

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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

Darius (Black Dagger Brotherhood #0.5) 8.20   5
Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood #1) 8.28   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) N/A
Lassiter (Black Dagger Brotherhood #21) 8.00   4

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