Lover Enshrined

Lover Enshrined In this frighteningly addictive paranormal romance saga there s a war raging between vampires and their slayers Here are the stories of a secret band of brothers like no other six vampire warriors de

  • Title: Lover Enshrined
  • Author: J.R. Ward
  • ISBN: 9781436222143
  • Page: 106
  • Format: ebook
  • In this frighteningly addictive paranormal romance saga there s a war raging between vampires and their slayers Here are the stories of a secret band of brothers like no other six vampire warriors, defenders of their race And now a dutiful twin must choose between two lives Fiercely loyal to the Black Dagger Brotherhood, Phury has sacrificed himself for the good ofIn this frighteningly addictive paranormal romance saga there s a war raging between vampires and their slayers Here are the stories of a secret band of brothers like no other six vampire warriors, defenders of their race And now a dutiful twin must choose between two livesFiercely loyal to the Black Dagger Brotherhood, Phury has sacrificed himself for the good of the race, becoming the male responsible for keeping the Brotherhood s bloodlines alive As Primale of the Chosen, he is obligated to father the sons and daughters who will ensure that the traditions of the race survive, and that there are warriors to fight those who want all vampires extinguished As his first mate, the Chosen Cormia wants to win not only his body, but his heart for herself She is drawn to the noble responsibility behind the emotionally scarred male But Phury has never allowed himself to know pleasure or joy As the war with the Lessening Society grows grim, tragedy looms over the Brotherhood s mansion, and Phury must decide between duty and love.

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    1. 2.5 Really don't care for Phury StarsSpoilersFirst read 2014Reread 4/1/2017Oh God where do I start with the hot mess that is Phury? This book is the one I like the least of all the books in this series and that's because I really don't care for Phury. Let me just say that I like Cormia but I don't really understand how she and Phury fell in love. He totally ignored her for like 6 months. When did they spend enough time together to fall in love? Phury is a total drug addict for 85% of the book. H [...]

    2. “You tell the others I was not worthy of her.” As the Directrix’s mouth fell open, he pointed his finger at her. “That’s a goddamned order. You tell them . . . she is too good for me. I want her elevated to a special rank. . . . I want her fucking enshrined, do you understand me? You do right by her or I’ll bust this place into ruins.”I have to say that these 4 stars go to the BDB world and stories revolving around all the other characters. I enjoyed the book even though I wasn't t [...]

    3. I loved this book. I had heard many criticisms about it not being as good as the others, and Phury not being as fleshed out. I have to say that I have a real understanding of Phury now. His torment is very much internal and revolves around his sense of failure, his not being able to "get there on time", as my mother so wisely said as we discussed the book last night at dinner. He failed in helping his parents, he failed in getting his brother back faster. Boy does he have a whopping case of Surv [...]

    4. What is it about JR WARD's BDB Series that the more times I read the books, the more I love them.I loved Phury & Cormia's story . if that's at all possibleter my 4th read!!!!!I think that Phury is probably one of the most underrated brothersere's so much more to him than just being Z's twin!!!!!I am even beginning to "feel" for the Scribe Virgins I amher perfect world is just fading awayleaving her lonely and so alone!!!!AND I JUST KEEP WANTING TO READ THIS SERIES OVER AND OVER AGAIN - IT'S2 [...]

    5. I was so excited when Phury's book came out. He was the only man I liked in Black Dagger Brotherhood. I thought he was different in a lot of ways from the other guys. Stronger and more reliable. My type of hero. I bought the book and planned to love “Lover Enshrined” and Phury even more. . . Boy, was I wrong. How many times did we had to see how tormented this guy was? How many times did we had to know that he had emotional issues that go way back to the century he was born in? How many time [...]

    6. 5 SELF-CONFESSED ADDICT STARS.Yes, JR Ward has most certainly won me over, again. Welcome to book six 'Lover Enshrined', if like me you can't get enough of the brotherhood your in for a real treat.The brotherhood If you want a flowery romance series full of sunshine and lollipops with straight laced characters and a straight forward perfectly happily ever after, then I doubt the brotherhood will be for you. BUT if you want a series about a band of brothers, who are fighting for the survival of t [...]

    7. "'I love you forever' didn't always need to be spoken to be understood.”Phury and Zsadist are twins. Since Z was rescured and healed by his beloved Bella, Phury had tried to help him get past his nightmare and become a man that deserving a woman. But it was not that easy when Phury has feelings for Bella, from the last book, he cared for her too much and what happened in Lover Awakened doomed his life irrevocably. He chose to become the Primale of the Chosen. “Among the problems with shame w [...]

    8. I did not care for this book--at all. I thought it had too many plots, scene interruptions and not enough romance. I was very disappointed in Phury's character--FIVE months and he all but ignored Cormia, then "assigned" John Mathews to show her around. Did not think Phury's way or style of killing "lessers" should have been grounds for kicking him out of the Brotherhood. It wasn't just the drug problem because he'd had that for several hundred years. The icing on the cake was his torturing the " [...]

    9. I’m going to have to go with a 4-4.5 Stars for this one. There were a lot of things I really liked, but I guess following Vishous’ book was too tough of an act to follow. Phury is Zsadist’s twin. He is the calm, cool brother. Always willing to sacrifice himself to help anyone out. Thats whats got him in this predicament in the first place. After being celibate for over 200 years (can you say world’s oldest virgin?) Phury takes V’s place as the Primale. This means he has to ‘bed’ an [...]

    10. Genre: Paranormal RomanceType: Book 6 of Black Dagger Brotherhood seriesPOV: Third Person - MultipleRating: After volunteering to take on a new role, Phury was having a hard time adjusting and accepting that things could no longer be the same. The only way he knew how to cope was a destructive measure.Cormia's first time in their world proved to be a learning experience. Eager to gain knowledge and please Phury, she learned more about herself along the way. But thing were not easy when the futur [...]

    11. Phury and CormiaI really really like Phury. When I was reading his book I just wanted to cuddle him and squeeze him and tell him not to be sad and everything will be all right. He has woken up my maternal instinct this boy.In this book, Phury is lost somewhere in the cuckoo land living as a cloud cuckoo lander instead of being a fierce warrior and fearsome brother. And he talks to a wizard with a dark voice in his head. Endless discussions, arguments, advices between Phury and his wizard who tho [...]

    12. This was a disappointment. I was upset! It wasn't what I expected. The previous books in this series were good so who would have thought this one would be a dud. Why didn't I read any reviews before picking it up?! I must be a glutton for punishment!I had two major problems with Lover Enshrined.1. PHURY. Wasn't he supposed to be this book's hero? I felt like he virtually contributed nothing to the story and I couldn't care less about him. For 95% of his story, he kept drowning in his own misery, [...]

    13. Its Phury Time !!!!!!!!!!! here is the weekly installment of the Black dagger brotherhood eye-candy-lick-a-licious yes that is a wordFreaky-Friday-Phury[image error]

    14. I didn’t particularly like this installment of the BDB. Ward still writes well but plot wise I felt that she was all over the place. Phury’s story, that was supposed to be the main story, meandered throughout the novel. I didn’t like him and I didn’t think that his sudden love for Cormia was in the least bit believable. He was boring and tedious. Even their love scenes were blah and Ward has always written phenomenal ones for her lead characters. The other brothers were also stale. Lots [...]

    15. A clear departure from the Black Dagger BrotherhoodFor better or worse“For fuck's sake, get off the cross. Someone else needs the wood.”I've taken a few days to gather my thoughts before writing this review. Truth is, I did not love this book But, I didn't hate it either It was just different from the other books in the series and didn't live up to my own expectations. That's not the author's fault.One of the main problems: This was supposed to be Phury's moment in the spotlight, but I'm not [...]

    16. **3.75 Too Much Going On stars**LOVER ENSHRINED had so many different story lines going on that I started to lose interest in the book the further I went in it. Three main stories fought for attention in this book:♦ Phury & Cormia - frustrating ★★★♦ Rehv - interested at the beginning but as the book went on I dozed off ★★♦ JM, Blay and Qhuinn - BEST PART OF THE BOOK ★★★★★"The Wizard" came up with Top Ten Reasons, Phury, Is a Sh*thead.Here's "Foxy's" Top 10 Reasons, [...]

    17. Wow! This one was unlike any of the others in the BDB series. It didn't focus so much on the romance between the H/H (Phury and Cormia), as the other books in the series did, and at first I missed that. This was more about Phury coming to grips with his past, and his ability to finally forgive himself and allow himself the freedom to love and be loved. It was also heart wrenching at times to watch Phury battle with his drug addiction, which he had for (hundreds!) of years! At times Phury's self [...]

    18. Lover Enshrined, the sixth addition to the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, is Phury’s book. Mind you: it’s not only about Phury finding love. So if you’re looking for a simple, straight forward romance and you’re satisfied with boy meets girl, boy loves girl, boy gets girl, please: skip this book. (At least you won’t be adding to the undeserved critiques the book has been receiving.)Lover Enshrined goes deep: it’s hard, painful, frustrating, heart breaking. It is about Phury coming [...]

    19. 4 "Red Smoke" StarsWhere to begin. I think this book reminds me of childbirth. All during labor you are cranky, not happy, feeling discombobulated and then you give birth and they place that baby in your arms and you forget how you felt before and all you feel is happiness!! The ending was so beautiful in my eyes that I forgot that this book did not wow me as much as I wanted it too. While this book was about Phury and Cormia, there was more BDB and Lessers stuff going on. I almost felt like I n [...]

    20. Second re-read: 10.07.2017I wasn't supposed to re-read this, but I missed Qhuinn, so I decided to fuck everything else, and read everything Qhuinn. So it goes without saying that I skipped everything but the parts of Qhuinn in the book this time around as well. I just love him. My second favorite character in this series. Behind Wrath. I think. Or he comes first. Shit, can they share first place?See, this was the thing with Qhuinn. He could be out there and he could let his edge get away from hi [...]

    21. * * * * 3.5 BDB Stars * * * *This is the story of Phury and Cormia. I was really looking forward to this one. As you know if have followed the series I was expecting some major changes. Also, I really wanted Phury to get his HEA. However, I didn’t enjoy this one like I have the other books. Why you ask? One word: PhuryPhury…really?? You drove me freaking insane! As many of my friends and I have talked about I can let a weak or annoying heroine go, I almost expect it, but a weak hero…NO GO! [...]

    22. 3,5 starsOk I dint like it very much sometimes I was pissed with PhuryBut in the end I love it!!!!I like Phury with Cormia.!!!!I like the scenes between Zsadist and PhuryStill my favourite brother is Zsadist!!!I love him and in the end with Bella sweet!!!!

    23. Como mucho un 3.5Humo. Sí. Tal vez el mismo humo rojo que fuma Phury. Así es como he sentido este libro. Y aunque en cierto sentido me ha gustado y hasta he hecho las paces con Ward, reconozco que ese humo es como la historia de amor entre Phury y Cormia: una nube blanca difusa en la que se mueven los demás personajes. Sin embargo, me he dado cuenta de que si algo hace bien la Ward, (aparte de que escribe de miedo), es que es capaz de hacer que los otros personajes, los secundarios, nos resul [...]

    24. yikes. I can't tell you how much I hated this book. Well ok I can and will. Well first off was there a contest to see how many subplots she could fit into this book? The cast of hundreds bored me, i cared about none of them. So many plot holes, The omega now can have children? Well I guess as the author she thinks oh well my readers are so stupid they will not remember I put that in a previous book, the omega can not create life. Well I did,and many others. This book was a mess from start to fin [...]

    25. Sadly this was the book I enjoyed least so far in this series. I found Phury to be infuriating ( I wanted to write inphuriating ). I kept wanting to tell him to get over himself and deal with things. And the ending did not help at all since it was just too neat and easy. After 500 pages of angst how could everything be fixed just like that!The other parts of the book however were great. There were story lines galore and heaps of character development. A nice little happening at the very end guar [...]

    26. Too many storylines, so little cramped space. I think J.R. Ward spent so much time interweaving the various storylines that she let the main love story lapse. This is supposed to be Phury/Corima's story and it ended up becoming a race to see how many characters she could cram into the book. Yes, she moved alot of different plots foward but in the end, she ended up not giving Phury/Corima the storyline that they deserve. One reason I love her books is because she gets me invested in her character [...]

    27. 4 work-hard-for-your-story Stars"Sometimes words didn't go far enough, the vessels of letters and the ladles of grammar incapable of holding the hearts sentiments."This book's bloody hard work for the first 45% but oh, so worth it in the end worth the effort and slight boredom for the epicness of the continuation of the Black Dagger Brotherhood story."Phury's a good male. A great male. He loves deeply."I ♥ this series. I've fallen in love with the gorgeous hunks of the Black Dagger Brotherhood [...]

    28. 4.5 Stars.I am going to completely agree with all my friends who said 'this book is based on everyone except the main characters'.Phury and Cormia didn't even have half of their book- which is quite ridiculous. I didn't even bother reading Lash's, Mr.D's and Omega's POV, i literally skipped their parts. I was very bored at times with John's side of the story too, so i sometimes skipped a bit there as well.I'm not going into any more critizm than that because i found none, and also what is the po [...]

    29. 4/5 stars“I love you forever" didn't always need to be spoken to be understood.”I know perfectly well that every time I read a BDB book I become addicted and all I want to do I see binge read the series. I also know that I shouldn't binge read the series but should read a wide variety of books. However, I also greatly overestimate my self control here I am again, having read another book and having serious BDB withdrawals. I am absolutely addicted to this series. Phury has been disgusted wit [...]

    30. My thrist as been fulfil for now! The 40% of the book bored me a little, but I´m happy I kept going!! MY PHURY'Lover enshrined’ does not have the romance that the others have, It´s the struggles of the most altruistic, brother – PHURY! He has always taken care of those around him, everyone but himself. It was also a very busy story with so much happening. I would have liked to see more of how would have been Phury and Cormia together as a couple… MY CORMIAThings I love most:Badass va [...]

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