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.
©2005 J.R. Ward; (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC
Yes. Much to take in, interesting details.
Beth, the human reporter whose life changed.
The inflections in the voices.
This book is your introduction to a terrific series. The Brothers are powerfully sexy and a load of fun. Hang in there, it just gets better and better.
Great book, very interesting and not too much paranormal to dominate the story.
The romance is the best.
Wrath, complicated and honorable, he learns he deserves happiness too.
Narrator is FABULOUS! Takes a little to get used to but once you do Frangione is AMAZING!
different, erotic, entertaining
when Wrath rescues Beth
distinguishable voices for each character
Half-human becomes vampires lover
can't wait to the other books in the series
I am an avid fan of audible. I have over 150 titles in my library. Kersey Cole is one of my favs
Couldntput it down
Wrath so strong yet so vulneralbe
Marissa and Butch
Humans and vampires make world better
I love this series. I've read the books several times and wanted to be able to listen to them on the way to work. At first I didn't care for the narrator Jim Frangione and even looked to see if he narrated the rest of the books. But after the first few chapters you could tell Mr Frangione really started to connect with the characters. I really enjoyed this audiobook. I will warn... These books are steamy and it's different to hear the sexual encounters than it is to read them. I was a little pink at times :)
I would have given this more stars but for me the narration was so jarringly WRONG, I couldn't rate the audio book higher. Never fear, I was able to get past my initial dislike of his voice and cruddy acting skills - and I'm so glad I did. I have since read (on my Kindle) 7 more of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series and am very thankful I found them! While I was a devotee of the romance novel in my young adulthood, I have since moved on to mysteries/suspense/paranormal/urban fantasy - romance novels now usually bore me. Not these! They're an awesome mix of the action/supsense and romance... I highly recommend the series (even if I can't recommend the audio book!)
I hated this book. I've listened to more than 50 "Urban Fantasy/Romance" type books since I first fell in love with the Twilight series.
This is by far the worst I've listened to. I only forced myself to listen because it had so many good reviews and I hoped it would get better. It didn't.
There isn't any love or romance in this book. There isn't any excitement until the last chapter or so and even then it's dry and predictable. There isn't anything supernatural really, and the characters are stupid and boring. The sex isn't even interesting. Don't waste your money if you are over 16.
This was a great book: good characters, strong plot, lots of action. The only problem I had was the narrator. He wasn't bad enough to detract, necessarily, but his accent and attitude reminded me too much of a goodfella and distracted me. I think I would have preferred to read it in print.
I have always loved vampire stories, and since I have exhausted many other sets, I needed a fresh series. I will say, that in the beginning of the book I was hating it. I didn't understand much of what was happening and had a hard time keeping the vast number of characters straight. But don't give up! It really does get better! I ended up really loving the book, and the fresh take on vampires and their society. The author does a great job of allowing the story to give you the angle of all the characters, and in the end there is good character development. The guy's voice annoyed me a little at first, too, but it also grew on me once I understood the characters better. I hope the succeeding books are as good.
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