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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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    NEW NAME Georgia, United States 01-14-13
    NEW NAME Georgia, United States 01-14-13 Member Since 2015

    Say something about yourself!

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    "They just keep getting better!"

    J.R Ward keeps the hits rolling. If you have gotten to book 3 then you know why! The plots are awesome, the characters are awesome, and the love scenes are hot!

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    Theresa UINTAH, UT, United States 12-15-12
    Theresa UINTAH, UT, United States 12-15-12 Member Since 2016
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    Fun and easy to listen too!!!! I am hooked on the series and can't wait to listen to the next one.

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    Regina SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT, United States 12-13-12
    Regina SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT, United States 12-13-12 Member Since 2015

    Believer in what you can't see

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    "Very disturbing story, but it was still worth it"
    Would you listen to Lover Awakened again? Why?

    I have already listened to it again. This series is better when you read and listen to it at the same time.


    What did you like best about this story?

    That Zsadist was able to get beyond his past and learned to love and care for others.


    What about Jim Frangione’s performance did you like?

    Frangione's fits the storyline and brings out the characters emotions and personality very well.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Yes, it made me very upset that Zsadist was so abused. I never understand how anyone get their jollies out of hurting someone that badly and actually believe themselves to be so important. Pathetic.


    Any additional comments?

    A very emotional and disturbing book. I love that J.R.Ward is so thorough with her stories. You will never feel shorted by her books.

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    Geekette in San Jose 12-08-12

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    "Darker than book 1 & 2 but very excellent"
    If you could sum up Lover Awakened in three words, what would they be?

    Another intense story waiting to draw you into their world


    What about Jim Frangione’s performance did you like?

    Jim Frangione's voice and performance is a good match for the depth of this story.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    It was hard to unplug and return to my everyday life.


    Any additional comments?

    I am relieved there are so many books in this series!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Michelle centennial, co, United States 12-04-12
    Michelle centennial, co, United States 12-04-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Excellent - best of the first 3!"
    Where does Lover Awakened rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    These books are enjoyable but I was worried that by book 3 the theme would start to repeat. I was happily surprised by this book and really liked where the author is taking these characters.


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    timberly Tallahassee, FL, United States 12-01-12
    timberly Tallahassee, FL, United States 12-01-12 Member Since 2011
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    "LOVE THE SERIES"
    What made the experience of listening to Lover Awakened the most enjoyable?

    The whole series is great to listen to, very entertaining. Very easy yo be sept away in the story. :)


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    Cynthia L Scales 11-10-12 Listener Since 2009
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    "Best story so far!!!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Lover Awakened to be better than the print version?

    Oh yes!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Lover Awakened?

    The whole story!


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

    His voice is wonderful


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

    What's Doing?


    Any additional comments?

    If you havent read this you are missing out!!!!

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    Shannon Franklin, IN, United States 11-05-12
    Shannon Franklin, IN, United States 11-05-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Great Read"
    Would you listen to Lover Awakened again? Why?

    I would listen to this book again because I am sure there was something I missed.


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    Erin Weston, WI, United States 10-23-12
    Erin Weston, WI, United States 10-23-12

    Communications Professional, Jewelry Artist and Lifelong Reader

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    "Favorite of the first four books in the series"
    Would you listen to Lover Awakened again? Why?

    Maybe, and that's saying something for me. I'm a voracious reader, but I very rarely re-read books, regardless of format. In over 30 years, the only books I've ever read more than once are "The Hobbit" and "LOTR" by Tolkein, "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte and "A Discovery of Witches" and "Shadow of Night" by Deborah Harkness (and I only re-read these last two for the sake of a book club discussion.) The character of Zhadist is what might lead me to re-read "Lover Awakened". He's very unique, and his story is one of absolute ruin to absolute redemption.


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    Davida BUFFALO, NY, United States 10-22-12
    Davida BUFFALO, NY, United States 10-22-12 Member Since 2016
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    "An excellent book (Mixed up reveiws with Eternal)"
    Would you listen to Lover Awakened again? Why?

    (( So sorry I mixed up my reviews)) Zsadist is one of my favorite characters and I just loved the way the story was written. JR has become one of my favorite authors


    What other book might you compare Lover Awakened to and why?

    I can't compare it. She is an author who can write stories that connect but are not copies of the others. And that is a great in my book!


    Which scene was your favorite?

    How Bella's love was able t save Zsadist from himself.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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