Lover Enshrined

Series Rating
AuthorJ.R. Ward
SeriesBlack Dagger Brotherhood #6
GenreParanormal Romance
Tagsdemons, paranormal romance, vampires

Product Description

Fiercely loyal to the Black Dagger Brotherhood, Phury has sacrificed himself for the good of the race, becoming the male responsible for keeping the Brotherhood's bloodlines alive. As Primale of the Chosen, he is to father the sons and daughters who will ensure that the traditions of the race survive and that there are warriors to fight those who want all vampires extinguished. 

As his first mate, the Chosen Cormia wants to win not only his body but his heart for herself - she sees the emotionally scarred male behind all his noble responsibility. But while the war with the Lessening Society grows more grim, and tragedy looms over the Brotherhood's mansion, Phury must decide between duty and love.

Review & Comments

This story is a messy one - two major plotlines, lots of action, more intertwined relationships and sub-plots than you can shake a stick at, plus emotionally overloaded content like drug addiction and the aftermath of rape - and yet the mess is so realistic and the author's handling of the characters so deft and well-written that this book is going on short my list of favorites.

Some readers will be disappointed that the interactions between the lead romantic couple is not the primary focus of the story. But you can't have a romance without characters, and the character development here is stunning.

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