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Dark Lover: A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: J.R. Ward

Narrated By: Jim Frangione

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: February 2009

Duration: 13 hours 36 minutes


The first novel of J. R. Ward's New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series features a unique take on vampire lore and heavy doses of sensuality. The vampire Darius fears for the life of his half-breed daughter, who is unaware of her unusual destiny. To oversee her transformation, Darius seeks help from Wrath, a dangerous loner and the world's only purebred vampire.


  • TDH

    JR Ward is one of those writers that grabs me on some emotional level that I can't explain. Her Black Dagger Series is terrific and I wanted to listen on audio format . But the books have so many characters I wondered if a single reader could do it justice. I was especially worried since the reader was male and I don't always like how men do female voices. Well it works. The first in the series, Dark Lover introduces this interesting world, with a new twist on the vampire genre. As those who read the books know, it is a somewhat violent world at times. But the characters are well drawn and the whole thing grabs me by the throat. My only complaint is that SA doesn't carry all the books in To-Rent format!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful.

  • candice boyd

    love the book i wish the narratior was more into the character voices

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Lianne P

    I have read the whole Black Dagger series but its really different when you "hear" it . I loved it and it kept me completely entertained.

  • Cecelia Zumbado

    Couldn't stop listening! Narrator speaks clearly and enthusiastically.

  • joshua hopper

    this book was extremly good! it was suspenful, eroctic and thrilling. im downloading the second book right away and am so excited there are a total of 11 books in ther series. Not a fan of the narrator tho, didnt do the best job. just seemed like he was reading the book and not putting much life in the characters. but the book was still amazing!

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