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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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    Deborah Riviera Beach, FL, United States 10-25-12
    Deborah Riviera Beach, FL, United States 10-25-12 Member Since 2014

    I love listening to books when time permits! I enjoy this service its awesome!

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    "Another great One!!!!!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Vishous!!! Has such a sorted past being the bloodleders son and enduring the torture and still being as strong as he is was super sexy! This book explores the S&M which was a added bonus for those who like the a surprise and not in a bad way if there is such a thing!!! I enjoyed this book thoroughly. I wont give the it away but let me say it was intense and I totally recommend this one!


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    Monika 09-27-12
    Monika 09-27-12
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    "No Lessers ... YAYYYYY"
    If you could sum up Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5 in three words, what would they be?

    No Lessers ... YAYYYYY


    What did you like best about this story?

    The special attention to the real characters!


    What about Jim Frangione’s performance did you like?

    same as the rest.. not that great!


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

    Not really, got a little to wierd at sum points!


    Any additional comments?

    A ghost? Really .. WTH is this turning into? And did Laylah ever get her mess cleared up with the other side when they found out it was a John Matthew issue?????

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    Cristina United States 09-26-12
    Cristina United States 09-26-12
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    "Amazing!!!"
    What did you love best about Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5?

    I loved the story of V and Jane and how unexpected it was.


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

    Nothing


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When V took Jane to his penthouse.


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    Rebecca Woodward Whittier,Ca 09-10-12
    Rebecca Woodward Whittier,Ca 09-10-12

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    "** Love this series Vicous is yum yum!!"
    Would you listen to Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5 again? Why?

    Yess. It's so hot!!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5?

    When he firsts meet his mom. I WAS LIKE WOW!


    What about Jim Frangione’s performance did you like?

    PERFECT! I Love his voice.


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

    The whole book.


    Any additional comments?

    Wish I was mated to a brother. ;)

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    Rowan 08-13-12
    Rowan 08-13-12 Member Since 2011

    I am a 40ish woman with more interests than time but some of my favorite things are books, audio books and e-books. I have over 325 audio titles and have already listened to about 2/3rds of them. I drive over 25000 miles a year and my listening keeps me sane on the road.

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    "A painful journey with an unconventional twist!"
    Where does Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    High. I love this series and was curious about where the story was going after the pervious book. JR Ward and Jim Frangione did an excellent job with Vishous's journey and some of his history is just gruesome. V is another tortured character who channels his demons in some unique ways but he is forced to go in a direction he would never choose with his life and fights it with all his might. I really felt for Vishous and wanted him to find his joy.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Vishous's evolution and his conflicting feelings for both Butch and Jane. I loved learning his back story even though it was very painful to listen to and broke my heart. It also made me all kinds of angry and I enjoyed getting my inner rage on against the Scribe Virgin and the Bloodletter.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When V is recovering from the gunshot and is in the room with Jane. The interplay and building romantic tension was awesome.


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

    Both. I laugh myself silly at some of the antics of the brothers but V's story really made me cry.


    Any additional comments?

    Read the series in order.

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    Michelle Delmar, DE, United States 08-04-12
    Michelle Delmar, DE, United States 08-04-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Need different narrator"

    I read this book previously and really enjoyed the book but this terrible narrator made it difficult to enjoy.

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    Tracy T Jacksonville, FL USA 06-30-12
    Tracy T Jacksonville, FL USA 06-30-12 Member Since 2016

    Audible Addict!

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    "Another excellent book in this series"

    This is one of my favorite series. Totally reccomended and worth every credit. Cant get enough. Moved on to book 6. Trust me you will enjoy this series.

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    Sarah Champaign, IL, United States 05-03-12
    Sarah Champaign, IL, United States 05-03-12

    Mom, cupcake froster at local gourmet shop, and avid listener to books while doing said frosting or housework. True audiobook addict!

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    "The mystery behind Vishous is revealed"

    I have to be honest, this book is not one of my favs in the BDB series, but it certainly is a must read. We finally find out more about Vishous, hear his internal battles, and discover why his past still haunts him.

    Vishous is into some weird stuff so brace yourself for some BDSM - although it is not a highlight of the entire book.

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    Brandy D CAMINO, CA, US 03-15-12
    Brandy D CAMINO, CA, US 03-15-12 Member Since 2015

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    "Definitely new favorite author"

    Incredible world developed for our enjoyment. Ward is a wizard; she knows just how to push the buttons of her audience. Awesome story line and character development, you really feel a part of the action. Lovely fantasy opportunities.

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    JanBreesmom MIRA LOMA, CA, United States 03-08-12
    JanBreesmom MIRA LOMA, CA, United States 03-08-12 Member Since 2012

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    "Unusual Plot Twists, Fascinating Characters"
    If you could sum up Lover Unbound, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5 in three words, what would they be?

    Scribe Virgin, Doctors


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

    This series of books is very different from most books I have read....really hard to compare.


    Which character – as performed by Jim Frangione – was your favorite?

    Vischous


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

    Yes.


    Any additional comments?

    No.

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