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Black Dagger Legacy Books In Order

Publication Order of Black Dagger Legacy Books

Blood Kiss (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Vow (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Fury (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

J.R. Ward is an American author of fiction. Born in 1969, she resides with her family in the South. She is a number one bestselling author on the New York Times for various novels. Her novels have sold over 15 million copies around the world and have been published in many countries.

Ward is the pen name used by author Jessica Bird. She was born in Massachusetts to parents W. Gillette and Maxine Bird. Her full name is Jessica Rowley Pell Bird. She first started writing when very young as a child, writing short stories and putting her thoughts down in journals and diaries.

Before she went to college, she wrote her first book the summer before semester started. It was a romance novel. She wrote a lot after that for herself. She attended Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. There she focused on history and art history, her two majors. She specialized on the medieval period.

She also attended Albany Law School, where she graduated with her degree in law. Bird worked in health care administration for some time, including as Chief of Staff in Boston, Massachusetts at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She got married to her husband, John Neville Blakemore the third, in 2001.

Her husband was very supportive and encouraged Ward to find an agent that could help her to market Bird’s manuscripts. She did end up finding an agent and had her first novel officially published in 2002. It was titled Leaping Hearts and is a contemporary romance novel.

Today, Bird enjoys writing and spending time with her golden retriever and her husband. Her ideal day is doing nothing but hanging out with her dog, the computer, and a pot of coffee. She says that she enjoys writing novels that have characters from previous books and enjoys writing alpha male heroes and smart and strong heroines.

J.R. Ward has written over twenty novels, many of which have done quite well. She is the creator of several popular series, including the Black Dagger Legacy series. She is also the author of such series such as Bourbon Kings, Firefighters, Wedding from Hell, the Fallen Angels series, and the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. The Bourbon Kings has been optioned to become a television movie.

She has been awarded the RITA Award from the Romance Writers of America in 2007 for her novel From the First. She has been nominated for the Reviewer’s Choice Award from Romantic Times six times. She has once so far for Lover Awakened. She made the 2014 New York Times Bestsellers List at number two as well.

The Black Dagger Legacy series kicked off in 2015 with the publication of the novel Blood Kiss. The sequel to this book came out the next year, titled Blood Vow. The third book in this series by J.R. Ward makes it a trilogy. It is titled Blood Fury. It is a spin-off series from Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood series, which is all about vampires.

Blood Kiss is the debut novel in the Black Dagger Legacy series by J.R. Ward. If you love supernatural thrillers, then you will love this interesting series!

Paradise is the blood daughter to the First Adviser to the king. She has lived the aristocratic life that all girls her age do, but finds that lifestyle very restrictive. At last, she is finally ready to break free. That’s going to take coming up with a plan, but now she has a strategy in place. That plan is to join the Black Dagger Brotherhood.

If Paradise can get into their tough training center program, she knows that she has a shot at learning how to not only fight but to just get a chance to be herself. The plan is a good one, but everything that is supposed to go right for her seems to start going wrong quickly. The training is way tougher than she ever thought that it would be, and she’s having a tough time making friends.

Everyone she trains with doesn’t feel like an ally– they feel like enemies to her. Butch O’Neal is the Brother in charge of the training, and it’s becoming clear that he’s also going through some personal issues. Things start looking up when she falls for Craeg, a civilian from the regular world.

She knows that he’s probably not the guy that her father would want her to date, but she likes everything about Craeg. But when violence threatens to destroy the training program, and their courtship ramping up, Paradise will find that she will be facing challenges greater than she ever imagined.

Now it’s time to find out just how strong she really is. What will happen? Find out by reading the first book in J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Legacy series!

Blood Vow is the second novel in J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Legacy series of fiction. This sequel picks up where readers last left off. The Brotherhood continues to choose to guide and shape the best in the area to be trained to enhance their skills.

They will need all the help that they can get and high skill levels if they are going to go up against the Lessening Society. There are plenty of new recruits being trained. One of them is Axe, who is turning out to be a dedicated and capable fighter who is vicious when faced one-on-one in any situation. Axe is also introverted, a loner thanks to having been through great tragedy.

So when a noble lady requires a bodyguard, Axe agrees to take the job. Elise lost someone too– her cousin was murdered. They both notice the attraction between the two of them, however, pretty much from the instant that they meet.

Their connection is steadily growing, but Axe has some secrets he is hiding. He is worried that the weight of keeping these secrets is going to ruin the relationship for good. Now a Brother named Rhage wants to help guide him towards reaching his greatest potential.

A new arrival may just threaten Rhage’s new family with Mary, and so he finds himself back in the fight. What will happen to Axe and Rhage? Read Blood Vow by J.R. Ward to find out!

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