The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the “utterly absorbing” (Angela Knight, New York Times bestselling author) Black Dagger Brotherhood series and The Savior brings you the next sizzling and passionate paranormal romance in the Black Dagger Legacy series.
As a trainee in the Black Dagger Brotherhood’s program, Boone has triumphed as a soldier and now fights side by side with the Brothers. Following his sire’s unexpected death, he is taken off rotation against his protests—and finds himself working with a former homicide cop to catch a serial killer: Someone is targeting females of the species at a live action role play club. When the Brotherhood is called in to help, Boone insists on being part of the effort—and the last thing he expects to meet is an enticing, mysterious female...who changes his life forever.
Ever since her sister was murdered at the club, Helaine has been committed to finding her killer, no matter the danger she faces. When she crosses paths with Boone, she doesn’t know whether to trust him—and then she has no choice. As she herself becomes a target, and someone close to the Brotherhood is identified as the prime suspect, the two must work together to solve the mystery...before it’s too late. Will a madman come between the lovers, or will true love and goodness triumph over a very mortal evil?
J.R. Ward is the author of more than thirty novels, including those in her #1 New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series. There are more than fifteen million copies of her novels in print worldwide, and they have been published in twenty-six different countries. She lives in the South with her family.
"Narrator Jim Frangione returns to J.R. Ward's world of vampires living unbeknownst among the humans in Caldwell, New York. Boone is a trainee in the Black Dagger Brotherhood, whose members are the protectors of the vampire race. Ever since her sister was murdered, Helaine has been searching for the killer. Frangione has the listener feeling her anguish and determination. Helaine and Boone are thrust together when Helaine finds another body and Boone is assigned to investigate with Butch, another vampire. Butch is from Boston, and Frangione smartly handles the Boston accent as well as giving all the characters unique voices. Passion ignites between Boone and Helaine, and Frangione brings the listener along."