Friday, April 12, 2019

Audible Review The Savior by JR Ward

The Warden's Black Dagger Brotherhood series audible edition is an auto-buy for me between her fantastic storytelling and Jim Frangione's amazing narration. Her latest, The Savior, features a former brother who was ousted over twenty years ago.
If you haven't read this series and you're a lover of Paranormal Romance you're missing out on one heck of a series.

The Savior

The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 17

By: J. R. Ward
Narrated by: Jim Frangione

Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
Unabridged Audiobook
Release date: 04-02-19
Language: English
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio

Listen to a sample:

My Review:

The Savior
The Black Dagger Brotherhood #17
JR Ward

So waiting for one of JR’s books, which are auto-and mostly pre-order buys, is bittersweet because even though it’s almost sixteen hours in audio format it’s always over too soon and that’s the way it was with The Savior.

Murhder has always been one of those whispered characters from back at the beginning of the series and learning about his fate and the reason behind it was very enlightening. The chemistry between him and Sarah is combustible from the get go plus it’s always fun seeing how the Warden brings humans and vampires together like trying to fit a square peg in a round hole but she does it very well.
It’s obvious the series is taking a turn what with the Lessening Society all but defunct the Omega and Scribe Virgin nowhere in sight and the new Shadow entity enemies causing major havoc. JR is doing a bang up job of making those twists and turns exciting while leading readers and listeners down this merry new path.
Although the ending left a big question mark going on and off over the audience’s head, the non-stop action, hot and spicy romance and those larger than life characters make this another slam dunk in a must be read in order series.
Brava to Jim Frangione who absolutely owns this series, his remarkable inflections, excellent emotions, and unmatched voices are the reason I will only listen to this series.

The former Black Dagger Brother Murhder has been in exile for more that twenty years kicked out of the Brotherhood because of his rampage slaughtering scientists inside their medical testing laboratory. The  Brotherhood doesn’t know the truth behind the human attack but that really doesn’t matter. What he needs now is their help and he just hopes there is enough empathy left in their hearts to put aside their hatred of him.
Two years after the tragic death of her fiancé Sarah Watkins uncovers some troubling evidence that reveals a secret testing lab inside the company that she and her fiancé worked for and makes her believe that his death may not have been from natural causes. But she has to pinch herself to be able to believe what she finds when she enters a secret testing lab.

The BDB And Legacy Series

About The Warden:
J.R. Ward is the author of over thirty novels, including those in her #1 New York Times and USA Todaybestselling 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.
After graduating from law school, Ward 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. She lives in the south with her incredibly supportive husband and her beloved golden retriever. 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.

Visit the JRWard Facebook Page for more on the Brotherhood or email her at

About the narrator:
Jim Frangione. Jim Frangione has recorded over 100 audiobooks. He is the narrator for J. R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood series as well as Spencer Quinn's Chet and Bernie mysteries, the Bowser and Birdie stories, and many others.


  1. This series looks so good! I haven't read any of them, but have heard great things about this author. Should these books be read in order?

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

  2. I'm still collecting these because I love Ward, but I just haven't been reading paranormal these days. I like this title too, and definitely plan to add this to the pile. Great review! Hugs and Happy Saturday! RO