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J R Ward

USA flag (b.1969)

A pseudonym used by Jessica Bird

J.R. Ward is the author of over twenty novels, including those in her #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, The Black Dagger Brotherhood. There are more than 15 million copies of Ward's novels in print worldwide and they have been published in 25 different countries around the world. She lives in the south with her incredibly supportive husband and her beloved golden retriever. After graduating from law school, she began working in healthcare in Boston and spent many years as Chief of Staff of one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation. Writing has always been her passion and her idea of heaven is a whole day of nothing but her computer, her dog and her coffee pot.

Genres: Paranormal Romance, Young Adult Fantasy, Romantic Suspense, Romance
J R Ward recommends
A Kiss of Midnight (2007)
(Midnight Breed, book 1)
Lara Adrian
"Evocative, enticing, erotic..."
Into the Shadow (2008)
(Darkness Chosen, book 3)
Christina Dodd
"A star."
Stay the Night (2008)
(Darkyn, book 7)
Lynn Viehl
"A must-read series by a paranormal master."
Dawnkeepers (2009)
(Nightkeepers, book 2)
Jessica Andersen
"An astounding paranormal world."
As Shadows Fade (2009)
(Gardella Vampire Chronicles, book 5)
Colleen Gleason
"Sophisticated, sexy, surprising!"
First Grave On the Right (2011)
(Charley Davidson, book 1)
Darynda Jones
"The best debut novel I've read in years! Hilarious and heart-felt, sexy and surprising. An absolute must read!"
Dragon Bound (2011)
(Elder Races, book 1)
Thea Harrison
"Black Dagger Brotherhood readers will love Dragon Bound... I'm hooked!"
Touch If You Dare (2011)
(Soulfire, book 2)
Stephanie Rowe
"Rowe is a paranormal star!"
Master of Shadows (2011)
(Mageverse, book 11)
Angela Knight
"If you like... pages that sizzle in your hand, you're going to love [Angela Knight]!"
Dead Man's Deal (2013)
(Asylum Tales, book 2)
Jocelynn Drake
"Gritty, authentic, and fast paced!"
Hard As You Can (2014)
(Hard Ink, book 2)
Laura Kaye
"A great new Author."
Viper Game (2015)
(GhostWalker, book 11)
Christine Feehan
"The queen of paranormal romance."
Shadow and Ice (2018)
(Gods of War , book 1)
Gena Showalter
"I love this world… this is Gena Showalter at her best!"
The Shape of Night (2019)
Tess Gerritsen
"This book reminds me why I love reading. Tess Gerritsen is a writer I look up to!"
House of Earth and Blood (2020)
(Crescent City , book 1)
Sarah J Maas
"House of Earth and Blood is a gamechanger! A must read. Sarah J. Maas has set the new standard with this book."

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