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Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5 Audiobook

Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5

Suffering a horrific childhood as the son of a Bloodletter in his father's war camp, Vishous pledges death to members of the vampire-hunting Lessening Society. Vishous knows no love. He feels no emotion. He lives only to oppose the slayers. But after suffering a mortal wound, a human surgeon named Dr. Jane Whitcomb tends to him. Her ministrations, however, extend beyond his physical injury - and before long her tender hand has awakened feelings of pleasure that Vishous never dreamed existed.
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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author J. R. Ward has blown away fans with her layered, tantalizing tales of sexy vampires and supernatural intrigue. In Lover Unbound, an immortal killer falls into the care - and possibly the arms - of a mortal surgeon. Suffering a horrific childhood as the son of a Bloodletter in his father's war camp, Vishous pledges death to members of the vampire-hunting Lessening Society. Vishous knows no love. He feels no emotion. He lives only to oppose the slayers. But after suffering a mortal wound, a human surgeon named Dr. Jane Whitcomb tends to him. Her ministrations, however, extend beyond his physical injury - and before long her tender hand has awakened feelings of pleasure that Vishous never dreamed existed.

©2007 J.R. Ward; (P)2008 Recorded Books,LLC

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    Bonnie Bellmore, NY, United States 01-23-13
    Bonnie Bellmore, NY, United States 01-23-13 Member Since 2013

    BJS

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    "Brutality, Abuse, and Dark Fantasy."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    If you can't handle brutality, male rape, forced bondage and discipline, as part of the story line than don't read J.R. Ward. If you enjoy intense urban fantasy then I recommended starting with the first book in the series and read in order.


    What did you like best about this story?

    When Vishous tells his story, and finds out some truths about who he really is. That some one can open his heart to feeling he never thought he could have.


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

    I think Jim Frangione does a great job with narration of this series.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    *SPOILER ALERT* When Jane dies.


    Any additional comments?

    I've read every book in this series more than once and have always enjoyed each one. If you enjoy enjoy intense, dark urban fantasy then you will enjoy this series.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    joan 01-06-11
    joan 01-06-11
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    "Lover Unbound"

    Vishous is the most human brother. I only have 3 more books to go and am anxious to "read", but I want to savor these delicious stories. I can I do both? J R Ward - you'll have to write more!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Laura garland, TX, USA 03-04-10
    Laura garland, TX, USA 03-04-10
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    "love this book"

    once you start you wont stop

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Annette Mitchell 05-03-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Sacrifice "

    What cost true love? A great story . Insight into V and Butch's relationship.John Matthew and Darius. So many reveals. Above all V' and Janes story. Heart rending and intriguing.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Davida BUFFALO, NY, United States 11-05-12
    Davida BUFFALO, NY, United States 11-05-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Great book in an awesome series!!"
    What made the experience of listening to Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5 the most enjoyable?

    The way the layers of story just keeps unraveling. J.R, is an awesome writer she keeps the story moving and you never lose interest.


    What other book might you compare Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5 to and why?

    I can't compare it even though it is in a series each book is different.


    Have you listened to any of Jim Frangione’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I think is perfect for the series. I would love to have a female narrator do the female parts and Jim continue with the men.


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

    Unbound Lover


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sandra Washington, MO, United States 10-04-10
    Sandra Washington, MO, United States 10-04-10 Member Since 2010
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    "Lover Unbound"

    This is a great series to read. I highly recomend it to anyone who enjoy paranormal fiction.

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    Crystal Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada 06-03-09
    Crystal Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada 06-03-09
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    "There Are No Words......"

    If you are a J R Ward fan this is another excellent installment in the Brotherhood Series (Book 5). Ward's storyline is unique and fresh as always. Interesting plot developments that leave you wanting more, more, more!!! If you have not experienced J R Ward's vampire world I highly recommend each and every installment of this series. I really like the narrator even though there is not much difference between female and male voices...I hope he continues with the series...have purchased each and every title in series, all are amazing, well worth the credit.

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    McQueen McKeever Quincy, MA 02-04-16
    McQueen McKeever Quincy, MA 02-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Finally!"

    Love the series but the best part of this book for me was that the narrator and director finally figured out how to make it work!!! Woo hoo!! A narrator can make or break an audiobook and up to this round I really didn't care for his style. I look forward to listening to the next one!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    K. Liguori RIVERDALE, NEW YORK United States 10-06-15
    K. Liguori RIVERDALE, NEW YORK United States 10-06-15

    Vampire Lover

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    "Spoiler alert don't read if you haven't read the book"

    The book was well written I love the conflict in V 's life. It made the book believe able, but I hate that Jane is a ghost, it makes no sense. But what ever I still love that V got his happy ending.

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    Willard 09-02-15
    Willard 09-02-15
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    "Another stunner by JR Ward"

    Listen to or read the books; you will not be sorry! Ward takes you on a captivating journey, full of laugh, life, love, fight, warriors and the women who bring the best from them. I'm definitely having book withdrawls on this one. Lucky for me...Book 6 is downloaded & waiting. See you in the next review!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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