J. R. Ward is the author of more than thirty novels, including those in her #1 New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series. She is also the author of the Black Dagger Legacy series and the Bourbon Kings series. There are more than fifteen million copies of her novels in print worldwide, and they have been published in twenty-six different countries around the world. She lives in the South with her family.
Praise for The Beast "Intimate, evocative...the last quarter or so of The Beast had me breathing fast, furiously flipping pages. Emotional surprises and plot twists signal big things to come as this consistently compelling and exciting series evolves. This immersive, introspective yet rousing next installment will leave you clamoring for more."--USAToday.com "The Beast is a joy of a novel...Ward is a master of her craft."--New York Journal of Books "A beautiful experience meant to be savored by fans."--Under the Covers "Intense, intoxicating and uplifting...J. R. Ward will captivate your imagination; pull you into the story line; and never let go when the passion and emotions roll away with your soul."--The Reading Cafe "The beauty of this story totally BLEW ME AWAY...The Beast made me feel like I had come home, everything was as it should be and even better than I had remembered. It met the criteria for what I want in a romance, heart and panty-melting goodness. It was magnificent and one of the most beautiful stories I've read in a really long time. Well done, well done indeed."--Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews More Praise for the Novels of the Black Dagger Brotherhood "Delicious, erotic, and thrilling."--New York Times bestselling author Nicole Jordan "Dark fantasy lovers, you just got served."--New York Times bestselling author Lynn Viehl "To die for. I love this series!"--New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann "J. R. Ward's urban fantasy romance series is so popular I don't think there's a reader today who hasn't at least heard of the Black Dagger Brotherhood."--USA Today "Hold on tight for an intriguing, adrenaline-pumping ride."--Booklist