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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (36,951 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: J. R. Ward Narrator: Jim Frangione Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Black Dagger Brotherhood Series Release Date: March 2011 ISBN: 9781101436554
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Payne, twin sister of the Black Dagger Brother Vishous, suffers a devastating injury, and brilliant human surgeon Manuel Manello is called in to save her. Their attraction is instant, and as powerful as it is dangerous. But as human and vampire worlds collide, a centuries- old score catches up with Payne and puts both her love and her life in jeopardy.


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Quotes & Awards

  • Winner of the RT Award in 2011 for Best Vampire Romance

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Crystal | 2/19/2014

    " This book was a whole lotta long drawn out nothing. Not much action. Not much to the plot. Not much of anything. There were a few funnies, most of them courtesy of my favorite character Butch. I'm glad that V finally got his head on straight but I think that could have been done in his book rather than this one. I also felt like there were too many things left unresolved at the end. V and his female discussed getting mated officially but they didn't. The whole story line with Xcor and his band of bastards has been left open ended. The part about the detective and his now murdered murderer has been left unresolved. All in all it was a slow read and definitely my least favorite of the series. I have much higher hopes for the next one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rebecca Modisette | 1/24/2014

    " I am a Vishous fan, so I am a bit partial. However, not many Lessers in this one, which was fine with me, guess they are building up someplace. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stephanie | 1/17/2014

    " I'm gonna start this review the same way I've started all of my reviews of J.R. Ward's previous books: I LOVED IT! Love love love. This book was great. Wonderful twist at the ending too. Way to keep things fresh! On to the next one :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Deana | 1/15/2014

    " Excellant book about Payne "V" sister but you get alot more on "V" alot more... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Keli | 1/10/2014

    " Payne- her story or lack of her story, mostly pertained to V and Jane. Would have liked more of Payne, V had his book -which in this book, would have answered a lot of questions the first time around. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lucy Pireel | 12/29/2013

    " And even their sister is able to make the reader want more. This is by far the first series I've read that had me wishing for an endless string of books to come. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Benny | 12/8/2013

    " This one was just as amazing as the rest. I really want to know what is in store for Layla. These capture you will the story line, which is what it is all about. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Julie | 9/15/2013

    " Surprised by the erotic details of this book...couldn't put it down! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shana Simmons | 7/2/2013

    " Loved this book! JR Ward is a writer unlike any other. Awesome I wanted to neglect my life and just spend all my time reading this! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jess | 5/20/2013

    " Meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeh. Screw it. I'm skipping the next one, these books aren't worth it anymore. I just want to read how she's screwed up Qhuinn and Blay's relationship in Lover at Last and put this entire series behind me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Miracle | 12/2/2012

    " Was Not my favorite of the series but still good! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kevin | 8/1/2011

    " I love all this series. This one was great but I loved the other ones more. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carrie | 7/21/2011

    " I really like that more of the story is coming out "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 April | 5/23/2011

    " love this series, really left it open for the next one! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sherry | 5/23/2011

    " Very into the story, nearing the end. I enjoyed this book, and liking the direction it is headed and interested in the new characters...Xcor is going to be an power character...hopefully he is a good guy. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Melissa | 5/20/2011

    " Very boring. no action hardly at all. I love this series but was so disappointed with this one. It was almost like someone else wrote it. Not her usual work at all. But still love her. :D "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gretchen | 5/18/2011

    " Can we be left on any more cliff's and NOT plumit to the rocky shore below? The wait for the next book might just kill me! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marguerite | 5/18/2011

    " I think this was my favorite BDB yet!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vicki | 5/17/2011

    " Seriously didn't think it could get better than the previous book in the series, but WOW!!!
    "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lily | 5/15/2011

    " Qhuinn broke my heart in this book. ( Wahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! )

    I just don't know how much longer I can wait for their HEA. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Antionette | 5/14/2011

    " Amazing... so many things answered. Can't believe how much the brotherhood and their mates have grown. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dalis | 5/14/2011

    " Not as good as the previous one, this one didn't have enough action and drama, it was just too "easy". "

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About the Author

J. R. Ward is the author of more than thirty novels, including those in her #1 New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series. There are more than fifteen million copies of her novels in print worldwide, and they have been published in twenty-six different countries around the world.

About the Narrator

Jim Frangione is an actor and audiobook narrator who won AudioFile magazine’s 2011 Best Voice in Mystery and Suspense for his reading of Philip Carter’s The Altar of Bones and Spencer Quinn’s To Fetch a Thief. He has won numerous Earphones Awards and has been was a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award. His theater credits include the off-Broadway production of Scrambled Eggs and the New York premiere of David Mamet’s plays The Old Neighborhood, Romance, and Oleanna, in which he also performed with the national tour. His film and television appearances include Joy, Transamerica, Spartan, Heist, Brotherhood, The Unit, and Law & Order.