Due to the popularity of our Black Dagger Brotherhood posts, we’ve put together a round-up of all the cheat sheets, chat recaps, reviews and other posts related to J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood and Black Dagger Legacy series. We’ll update this page as new reviews are posted and when the cheat sheets are updated.

Cheat sheets | Reviews | Chat recaps | Other

Dark Lover by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 1) - Australian/UK edition Lover Eternal by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 2) - Australian/UK edition Lover Awakened by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 3) - Australian/UK edition Lover Revealed by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 4) - Australian/UK edition Lover Unbound by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5) - Australian/UK edition Lover Enshrined by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 6) - Australian/UK edition Father Mine by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 6.5) - US edition The Black Dagger Brotherhood - An Insider's Guide Lover Avenged by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 7) - Australian/UK edition Lover Mine by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 8) Lover Unleashed by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 9) - Australian/UK edition Lover Reborn by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 10) - Australian/UK edition Lover At Last by JR Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 11) - Australian edition The King by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 12) - Australian edition The Shadows by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 13) - UK/Australian edition The Beast by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 14) - Australian/UK edition The Chosen by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 15) - US edition
Blood Kiss by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Legacy, Book 1) - Australian/UK edition Blood Vow by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Legacy, Book 2) - Australian/UK edition
In chronological order:

BDB #01 Dark Lover (Wrath/Beth)
Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #02 Lover Eternal (Rhage/Mary)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #03 Lover Awakened (Zsadist/Bella)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #04 Lover Revealed (Butch/Marissa)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #05 Lover Unbound (Vishous/Jane)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #06 Lover Enshrined (Phury/Cormia)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #06.5 Father Mine: Zsadist and Bella’s Story (Novella)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #07 Lover Avenged (Rehvenge/Ehlena)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #08 Lover Mine (John Matthew/Xhex)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider’s Guide
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia  | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #09 Lover Unleashed (Manny/Payne)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #10 Lover Reborn (Tohr/No’one)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #11 Lover At Last (Blaylock/Qhuinn)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #12 The King (Wrath)
Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #13 The Shadows (Trez and iAm, but not with each other!)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDL #01 Blood Kiss
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #14 The Beast (Trez and iAm, but not with each other!)
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDB #15 The Chosen

You can find all pre-release spoilers and teasers for book 15 here: Teasers & Spoilers
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

BDL #02 Blood Vow

You can find all pre-release spoilers and teasers for book 2 here: Teasers & Spoilers
— Amz | TBD | Booktopia | Galaxy | Library | Audible

Cheat sheets

Decadence, our resident BDB guru, has put together some cheat sheets to use as a refresher on what we know so far about the Brothers and their world. Note that these cheat sheets contain spoilers for the BDB books. Last updated December 2016.

Wrath: Wrath, Beth, Wrath (Wrath’s father)

RhageRhage, Mary, Tohrture (Rhage’s father)

ZsadistZsadist, Bella, Ahgony (Z’s father)

Butch: Butch, Marissa

Vishous: Vishous, The Bloodletter (V’s father)

Phury: Phury, Cormia

Rehvenge: Rehv, Ehlena

John Matthew: JM, Xhex

Payne: Payne, Manny Manello

Tohrment: Tohr, No’One, Hharm (Tohr’s father), Lassiter

Qhuinn and BlaylockQuinn, Blaylock, Saxton, Luchas

Trez and iAm: Trez, iAm, Selena, maichen

Paradise: Paradise, Craeg, Abalone

Supporting characters

  • Layla
  • s’Ex
  • Assail
  • Sola
  • Murhder
  • Night
  • Peyton
  • Axe
  • Novo
  • Boone
  • Anslam
  • Ricardo Benloise
  • Unnamed glymera female
  • Elph
  • Story of Son

The Brotherhood

  • Overview of the BDB
  • Pretrans training program

Antagonists

  • The Omega, The Lessening Society and Lash
  • The Band of Bastards

World building

  • Vampire physiology
  • Class structure
  • Points of interest
  • Symphath culture
  • The s’Hisbe of Shadows
  • The Other Side (including The Scribe Virgin)
Dark Lover by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 1) - US edition Lover Eternal by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 2) - US edition Lover Awakened by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 3) - US edition Lover Revealed by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 4) - US edition Lover Unbound by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 5) - US edition Lover Enshrined by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 6) - US edition Father Mine by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 6.5) - US edition The Black Dagger Brotherhood - An Insider's Guide Lover Avenged by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 7) - US edition Lover Mine by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 8) - US edition Lover Unleashed by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 9) - US edition Lover Reborn by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 10) Lover At Last by JR Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 11) - US edition The King by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 12) - US edition The Shadows by J. R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 13) - US edition The Beast by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 14) - US edition The Chosen by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 15) - US edition
Blood Kiss by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Legacy, Book 1) - US edition Blood Vow by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Legacy, Book 2) - US edition

Reviews

BDB#04 Lover Revealed/Butch — Kat

BDB #05 Lover Unbound/Vishous — Kat

BDB #07 Lover Avenged/Rehv — Decadence | Kat | Wandergurl

BDB #08 Lover Mine/JM — Kat

BDB #09 Lover Unleashed/Payne — Decadence
Pre-release spoilers

BDB #10 Lover Reborn/Tohr — Kat
Pre-release spoilers: Part 4 | Part 3 | Part 2 | Part 1

BDB #11 Lover At Last/Qhuinn — Kat
Pre-release spoilers: Part 7 | Part 6 | Part 5 | Part 3 | Part 2 | Part 1

BDB #12 The King/Wrath — Decadence
Pre-release spoilers: Part 5 | Part 4| Part 3Part 2Part 1

BDB #13 The Shadows/Trez, iAm — Gabby
Pre-release spoilers: Part 1 | Part 2

BDB #14 The Beast/Rhage
Pre-release spoilers

Chat recaps

Crave and Black Dagger Brotherhood chat recap – 16/10/2010

Other related posts

Covet by J.R. Ward (review by Decadence)
Further musings on V (posted by Kat)