Review: Dark Lover

Written by Seregil of Rhiminee - 1.0

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 horror fantasy, it's much closer to paranormal romance than genuine horror fantasy, which is a bad thing. This kind of romantic horror fantasy may appeal to some readers, but I don't like it (if somebody wants to read good horror fantasy, I can recommend Anne Rice's first vampire books - they're excellent books). In my opinion Dark Lover is a good example of how not to write horror fantasy books. The writing was below average, the character development was horrible, the plot was almost non-existent etc... I could write several lines of text about the badness and low quality of this book, but I won't do so. I simply say that do yourself a favour and don't read this book.
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About the Book :: Dark Lover

J. R. Ward Release date: 2005
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy, romanceparanormal romance
Tags: vampires

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 ... (more)

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