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Lover Awakened Audiobook
Lover Awakened
Written by: 
J.R. Ward
Narrated by: 
Jim Frangione
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Lover Awakened Audiobook

Lover Awakened: Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Author of the number-one New York Times best-selling Black Dagger Brotherhood novels, J. R. Ward enthralls fans with her erotic urban fantasies.

The third book in the series tells the story of the vampire Zsadist, a former blood slave with a violent past. When he meets Bella, Zsadist thinks her human love could be his path to salvation. Then Bella is kidnapped, and Zsadist will stop at nothing to get her back.

Listen to another Black Dagger Brotherhood chiller.

©2006 Jessica Bird; (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

"This genre-bending third novel in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series...is a perfect fit for those who like fast-paced urban fantasy rich in both fury and poignancy." (Booklist)

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    Christy Oklahoma 02-26-15
    Christy Oklahoma 02-26-15 Member Since 2015
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    "outstanding!"

    Outstanding story. This is my favorite of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. Love the Warden.

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    DeeM 02-20-15
    DeeM 02-20-15 Member Since 2014

    "For the Love of Books"

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    "Love It !!!!"
    Would you listen to Lover Awakened again? Why?

    Yes, I have read the series previously and this is my first time listening to it in audible and it was fantastic!! Listening brings the characters to true life, the narrator is great!!


    What about Jim Frangione’s performance did you like?

    Love, Love, Love it!!! Great narration that brings the story and its characters to true form.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer paterson, nj usa 02-04-15
    Amazon Customer paterson, nj usa 02-04-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Very good"

    The book was very good I am glad that I stumbled upon this series can't wait to listen to the next on

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    Amazon Customer 01-30-15
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    "Great Romance"

    Loved the book! Good story and I liked how the author built up to the romance scenes. The tension adds to the passion between the characters. Not too fond of the narrator. He doesn't always differentiate between the characters which makes him hard to follow at times. It seems like he's just not into what he is reading. Strongly considering buying the printed version so that I don't have to hear his voice. I just don't think that he is suited to this genre.

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    Natalie reads... 01-04-15

    Tell me a story. I promise to listen.

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    "a perfect anecdote ..."

    for all the romance and happiness that doesn't exist in real life.

    in my opinion the best of the series so far.

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    Amazon Customer Ashdown, AR, United States 01-04-15
    Amazon Customer Ashdown, AR, United States 01-04-15 Member Since 2013

    Lover of all books, especially Romance!

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    "BDB Rocks in any format!"

    First off I have all of these books in hardback, kindle and now audible. I love the series anyway I can get it so this is really biased. The narration does the book justice and was good. If you love 50 shades with a paranormal kick butt bite with true grit this is something you might wanna try but can be addictive. Don't say I didn't warn you.

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    Chris 07-20-14
    Chris 07-20-14 Member Since 2013

    Love strong female characters, like twists and unpredictable story line. Love it steamy. Recent favorites; Game of Thrones, Divergent...

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    "Love how the tradition to "nice guy, lover" works!"

    Narrator's voice does not really match the "slang" in the story. Sometimes appears awkward. Use of some terms are already. Story did provide the emotional ride I was hoping for.

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    Tenesha Ocala, FL, United States 02-05-14
    Tenesha Ocala, FL, United States 02-05-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Oh My Goodness......"

    This book is my absolute favorite so far in this series!! I cried, laughed, and could not stop listening! I cannot believe the events that unraveled in this book. I am soooo hooked on this series, but I do not know if another book in this series can compare! I have already downloaded the next in the series!!!

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    Dean Bleary Tokyo, Japan 12-16-13
    Dean Bleary Tokyo, Japan 12-16-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Just got into this series and LOVE IT !!"
    What did you love best about Lover Awakened?

    So far This book is probably my fave in the series. What I loved best was the female leads determination and drive to get what or who she wanted no matter what. Couldn't help but root for the girl.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Obviously my favorite character is Zsadist the lead male. His back story was heartrendingly sad and yes I cried a bit. What made it all the more powerful was the love shown to him by his brother who is obviously suffering himself from unwarranted guilt. But it was amazing to watch as his character grew and finally got to a place where he could love himself.


    What does Jim Frangione bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The narrator was consistent. I have to admit tho that I would much prefer to hear different voices done for these characters though but still no real complaints.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    This story runs the gauntlet of emotions from anger, fear, self hatred, self sacrifice and love. it will take you on an epic journey that epitomizes the time honored cliche that love truly does conquer all.


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    Pinkyglue Foxboro, ma 06-28-13
    Pinkyglue Foxboro, ma 06-28-13 Member Since 2015

    Holly

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    "My favorite book in the series...... but....."
    Would you try another book from J. R. Ward and/or Jim Frangione?

    I'm absolutely in love with this series but the narrator killed it for me...... I only got this book because I had a credit and it was my favorite book in the series.


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