Ruthless might as well be Gray Bennett’s middle name. When the renowned Washington, D.C., insider talks, powerful people listen. But Gray hasn’t come home to Saranac Lake to play politics. Or play at all. A tragedy has shaken the unshakable Gray Bennett to his hardened core.And so has the most unlikely of women.The mousy redhead who used to run around the Moorehouse B and B — the one he never noticed — is now all fiery hair and lush curves. But sweet Joy Moorehouse is too innocent for a cynic like him. So Gray won’t let himself lay a hand on her…until the night he can no longer resist the woman she has become. That’s when he discovers a secret that leaves him gasping for breath — and wanting more.“[A] sumptuous mix of danger and romance.” - Booklist on Crave
Where else but America could your career include being corporate attorney, a Harvard Medical School Chief of Staff, and a writer of vampire novels? That is a description of the career path of J. R. Ward, who graduated from Smith College with a double major in History and Art History, then earned her law degree.
Ward has authored over thirty novels, including her series, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, which attained the #1 best seller's lists of the New York Times and USA Today. With 15 million copies sold, and published in 25 countries around the world, Ward has won the prestigious award from the Romance Novel Writers of America.
J. R. Ward has described her idea of a perfectly heavenly day of writing, spending it with her computer, her dog, and her coffee pot. She resides in the south with her husband and her beloved golden retriever.