J.R. Ward (Jessica Bird) is an American author. Under her pen name of J.R. Ward, she writes paranormal romance. She puts out contemporary romance novels under her maiden name of Jessica Bird. Her paranormal romance series include Black Dagger Brotherhood and the Fallen Angels series.

J.R. Ward became a published author as Jessica Bird in 2002 as Leaping Hearts. The J.R. Ward nom de plume made its debut in 2005 with the beginning of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, Dark Lover. Below is a list of J.R. Ward’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Unforgettable Lady Books


An Unforgettable Lady(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Irresistible Bachelor(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Moorehouse Legacy Books


Beauty and the Black Sheep(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
His Comfort and Joy(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From the First(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Man in a Million(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Black Dagger Brotherhood Books


Dark Lover(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Eternal(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Awakened(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Revealed(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Unbound(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Enshrined(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Avenged(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Mine(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Unleashed(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover Reborn(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lover At Last(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The King(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of O’Banyon Brothers Books


The Billionaire Next Door(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Fallen Angels Books


Covet(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crave(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Envy(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rapture(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Possession(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Immortal(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bourbon Kings Books


The Bourbon Kings(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Leaping Hearts(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heart of Gold(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Unforgettable Lady, Moorehouse Legacy and O’Banyon Brothers series along with standalone titles Leaping Hearts and Heart of Gold were written under her real name of Jessica Bird. Beauty and the Black Sheep was also published as The Rebel. From the First is also known as From the First Kiss. His Comfort and Joy was later re-issued as The Player.