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REVIEW: Lover Unbound by JR Ward

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Summary:The ruthless and brilliant brother Vishous possesses a destructive curse and a frightening ability to see the future. As a member of the Brotherhood, he has no interest in love or emotion, only the battle with the Lessening Society. But when a mortal injury puts him in the care of a human surgeon, Dr. Jane Whitcomb compels him to reveal his inner pain and taste true pleasure for the first time-until a destiny he didn't choose takes him into a future that does not include her...
Title:  Lover Unbound
Series:  Black Dagger Brotherhood
Book #: 5
Author:  JR Ward
Approximate Book Length:  557 Pages
Recommended Reader Age:  18+
Sexual Content:  Moderate

Thoughts:Learning more about V's history is rough and enlightening. His chemistry with Jane makes sense and they are pretty hot together. Their ending is kind of sad and I think it leaves some holes for inconsistencies, but it's the best one could hope for under the circumstances.

We also get to see from Phury's PO…

BLOG TOUR: Savaged Dreams by Jennifer Lyon

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Thanks to Herding Cats and Burning Soup for hosting this blog tour. I'm sharing my review of Jennifer Lyon's Savaged Dreams today. Happy reading!
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Summary:Going away to college gives LIZA GLASNER a chance to escape her painful and dangerous past…or so she thinks. At fourteen years old, she survived an attack by a famous musician. After that, the media, groupies and crazies hounded her with a merciless cruelty that ruined her life. But now she’s thriving—until an internship brings her face to face with the sizzling hot lead singer of a rock band, and she finds herself drawn to the very thing that once destroyed her. Justice is a temptation she can’t resist…and one that could get her killed.

Sexy rock star JUSTICE CADE is determined to take his band, Savaged Illusions, to the top by winning the Court of Rock T.V. show. Tortured by guilt for failing his family, he believes fame is his only path to redemption. But when the fiery college-intern hidi…

REVIEW: Lover Revealed by JR Ward

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Summary:Butch O’Neal is a fighter by nature. A hard-living ex–homicide cop, he’s the only human ever to be allowed in the inner circle of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. And he wants to go even deeper into the vampire world. He’s got nothing to lose. His heart belongs to a female vampire, an aristocratic beauty who’s way out of his league. If he can’t have Marissa, then at least he can fight side by side with the Brothers.

Fate curses him with the very thing he wants. When Butch sacrifices himself to save a civilian vampire from the slayers, he falls prey to the darkest force in the war. Left for dead, he’s found by a miracle, and the Brotherhood calls on Marissa to bring him back. But even her love may not be enough to save him.
Title:  Lover Revealed
Series:  Black Dagger Brotherhood
Book #: 4
Author:  JR Ward
Approximate Book Length:  514 Pages
Recommended Reader Age:  18+
Sexual Content:  Moderate

Thoughts:I was surprised when this wasn't the second book given how Butch featured…

BLOG TOUR: Return of the Chauffeur's Son by Tara Lain

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Will the promising chef with dreams of starting his own restaurant and winery see the dark, quiet lure of his long time crush's conservative older brother, Dylan Armstrong?



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Luca McGrath may be returning to Napa Valley, California, as a promising chef with dreams of starting his own restaurant and winery, but his heart still lives with the bad-boy son of a billionaire, James Armstrong. Luca spent his childhood playing games with the golden boy of California society, so blinded by James he barely noticed the dark, quiet lure of his conservative older brother, Dylan Armstrong. 
But now Luca’s home, and his own powers of attraction are enough to make James question his dedicated heterosexuality and his promised marriage to a wealthy and powerful businesswoman. The obvious attraction between Luca and James spurs Dylan into action—but he’s fighting a huge secret. While Luca dreamed of James, Dylan dreamed of Luca. When Luca gets caught in the struggle between the brothers and gets…

REVIEW: Lover Awakened by JR Ward

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Summary:A former blood slave, the vampire Zsadist still bears the scars from a past filled with suffering and humiliation. Renowned for his unquenchable fury and sinister deeds, he is a savage feared by humans and vampires alike. Anger is his only companion and terror his only passion—until he rescues a beautiful female from the evil Lessening Society.

Bella is instantly entranced by the seething power Zsadist possesses. But even as their desire for each other begins to overtake them, Zsadist’s thirst for vengeance against Bella’s tormentors drives him to the brink of madness. Now Bella must help her lover overcome the wounds of his tortured past and find a future with her....
Title:  Lover Awakened
Series:  Black Dagger Brotherhood
Book #: 3
Author:  JR Ward
Approximate Book Length:  468 Pages
Recommended Reader Age:  18+
Sexual Content:  Moderate

Thoughts:This book is heart warming to the extreme as well as completely heart wrenching. Z's history is atrocious and breaks my hear…