In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there's a deadly war raging between vampires and their slayers. And there exists a secret band of brothers like no other—six vampire warriors, defenders of their race. Possessed by a deadly beast, Rhage is the most dangerous of the Black Dagger Brotherhood.

Within the brotherhood, Rhage is the vampire with the strongest appetite. He's the best fighter, the quickest to act on his impulses, and the most voracious lover—for inside him burns a ferocious curse cast by the Scribe Virgin.

Possessed by this dark side, Rhage fears the times when his inner dragon is unleashed, making him a danger to everyone around him. When Mary Luce is unwittingly thrown into the vampire world, she must rely on Rhage's protection. Knowing that Mary feels the same intense animal attraction, Rhage must make her his alone...

Genre: Paranormal Romance
Theme(s): Vampires

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"Ms. Ward has done it again!"
Reviewed by Dee Gentle
Posted November 3, 2006

Unbeknownst to the human population, a war is being waged that will determine the continuation of the vampire species. Only one thing stands between survival and extinction, The Black Dagger Brotherhood... Rhage, aka "Hollywood", has it all, fast cars, movie star good looks, any female he desires; but looks can Read more...

"paranormal lovers will be in vampire heaven"
Reviewed by Janalee Ruschhaupt
Posted November 3, 2006

In the continuation of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, it is Rhage/Hollywood's turn up at bat, so to speak. This is the brother with the movie star looks that can stop traffic and with a beast on his back—literally. The brothers have settled into their new digs Read more...

"terrific paranormal romantic suspense thriller"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted November 3, 2006

About an hour north of Manhattan, Caldwell, New York is wracked by an underground species war between vampires and the Lessening Society slayers. Six chosen from selective breeding and special training have become the champions known as the Black Dagger Brotherhood, whose mission is to protect their undead brethren from Read more...

"An extremely powerful novel with a provocative plot..."
Reviewed by Mindy Lobaugh
Posted February 27, 2007

Returning to Caldwell New York and the Black Dagger Brotherhood in the novel Lover Eternal, J. R. Ward reveals to us more about Rhage aka Hollywood. In her first book Dark Lover the reader is given a glimpse into the curse he carries in his body. Not only is he Read more...


Lover Eternal
(Black Dagger Brotherhood: Book 2)
by J. R. Ward

Signet (Eclipse)
March 1, 2006
Available: March 7, 2006
ISBN #0451218043
EAN #9780451218049
464 pages
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Other Books by
J. R. Ward

Lover Reborn
Lover Unleashed
Lover Mine
Lover Avenged
Dead After Dark
The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider's Guide
Lover Enshrined
Lover Unbound
Lover Revealed
Lover Awakened
Dark Lover

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