Lover At Last

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Lover At Last

Black Dagger Brotherhood, #11

At last, the story fans of Qhuinn and Blay have been waiting for! Qhuinn, the disavowed son of no one, has long loved Blaylock, Black Dagger Warrior, and now is currently seeing his cousin, council to the king, Saxton. But unbeknownst to Qhuinn, all is not well between Sax and Blay, and after years of Blay and Qhuinn dancing around each other, they finally get together in a furniture breaking, passion filled night. But Qhuinn's old fears and other issues get in the way of them having their HEA. Can they ever come together?

The Lessers have moved into a new era in their war against the vampires. The Band of Bastards and their leader Xcor start to make their move against Wrath. Xcor is planning on dethroning Wrath and taking over the Black Dagger Brotherhood. They just might have the ammunition to do it.

Lover at Last marks the first book in the series with a Male/Male pairing and does a fairly good job at it. It also does a great job at interspersing other sideline stories in and introducing us to some new characters, and changing the course of lives, particularly Trez's. I for one was happy because Vishous appeared on a fairly regular basis, though Jane did not. As usual, a great outing for Ward. This wasn’t my favorite book in the series, but a keeper for sure!

Book Blurb for Lover At Last

“The hottest collection of studs in romance” (New York Times bestseller Angela Knight) returns as #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward brings together two of the most beloved people in the Black Dagger Brotherhood world—at last... ….

Qhuinn, son of no one, is used to being on his own. Disavowed from his bloodline, shunned by the aristocracy, he has finally found an identity as one of the most brutal fighters in the war against the Lessening Society. But his life is not complete. Even as the prospect of having a family of his own seems to be within reach, he is empty on the inside, his heart given to another....

Blay, after years of unrequited love, has moved on from his feelings for Qhuinn. And it’s about time: it seems Qhuinn has found his perfect match in a Chosen female, and they are going to have a young. It’s hard for Blay to see the new couple together, but building your life around a pipe dream is just a heartbreak waiting to happen. And Qhuinn needs to come to terms with some dark things before he can move forward…

Fate seems to have taken these vampire soldiers in different directions... but as the battle over the race’s throne intensifies, and new players on the scene in Caldwell create mortal danger for the Brotherhood, Qhuinn finally learns the true definition of courage, and two hearts who are meant to be together... finally become one.

Night Owl Reviews Jun, 2013 4.50