Dark Lover is the first book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J. R. Ward. In this novel, we are introduced to Wrath, the leader of the vampire race known as TheBlack Dagger Brotherhood. As our story begins, Wrath is struggling with his identity and role within his people – he’s become disgusted with their savage ways and desires a more civilized existence for both himself and those he leads. When an unexpected tragedy forces him into action, however, Wrath must put aside his reservations and embrace his dark side in order to save those he loves most…and protect them from a deadly enemy sworn to exterminate all vampires permanently.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for adults who enjoy reading erotic stories with paranormal elements. The novel has a dark and suspenseful tone, with plenty of action, violence and sexual encounters to keep readers hooked.
- The characters are intriguing and well-developed
- The plot is suspenseful and action-packed
- The author’s writing style is fluid and engaging
- The author writes richly detailed characters and settings, but the plot can be slow at times.
- The explicit sex scenes may not be to everyone’s taste.
- Some readers may find the themes of brotherhood and romance a bit too melodramatic
Learn more about the author
J. R. Ward is the author of numerous paranormal romance novels, including the New York Timesbestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series. A graduate of Smith College, she spent several years in advertising and marketing before turning to writing as her full-time career. She lives with her family in Kentucky.” This book is about a vampire named Wrath who struggles with his identity and role within his people. After an unexpected tragedy forces him into action, he must put aside his reservations and embrace his dark side in order to save those he loves most…and protect them from a deadly enemy sworn to exterminate all vampires permanently.
“A fantastic novel that will have you on the edge of your seat. Ward’s world is dark and dangerous, but wholly entrancing.”
“A steamy and ultra-violent tale of rival vampire clans that is compulsively readable.”
“I have never read anything like this book. It grabbed me from the start and wouldn’t let go.”
” Dark Lover is the first book in a series that I could not put down. It has everything: mystery, action, and romance.”