The King (Black Dagger Brotherhood)
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From J.R. Ward
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Most Trusted Reviews
- Verified Purchaser
- Brand Repeater (8 of 454 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 3.4)
- Overlapping Review History: reviewed 1 of 9 top products
- Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 4.2)
Least Trusted Reviews
- Verified Purchaser
- Created on a high volume day
- Overrepresented word count (23 words)
- Contains repetitive phrases (show)
- Brand Repeater (2 of 10 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 5.0)
- Overrepresented Participation (posted 10 reviews)
- Easy Grader (avg. rating: 5.0)
4.5 Product's Average Ease Score
4.2 Category's Average Ease Score
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- Have an overrepresented word count
In the graph above, we can see the distribution of review word counts for this product and the expected distribution for this category. We see the following 1 group with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:
685 of the 3,716 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.9 while reviews without substantial repetitive phrases rated this product an average of 4.6. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.
We discovered a total of 5 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 5. Even though deleted reviews don't affect the average rating, the fact that action was taken to delete reviews raises some red flags about the integrity of the reviews for the product as whole.
There are a few limitations to keep in mind regarding the Deleted Reviews test:
- We don't have a magic ability to collect every single deleted review; we can only identify reviews as deleted if we collect them on one date and then notice they are no longer visible on a subsequent date.
- We have no information on reviews that were never published in the first place.
- We also don't know why these reviews were removed. It could be action from the platform, personal decision by the review author, part of an entire account closure, even some data error on our part, etc.
5.0 average rating of deleted reviews
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- Created over 69 days
We counted 3,716 reviews for this product over the span of 1,621 days, an average of 2.3 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 9 or fewer reviews on any given day.
However, we see the following 69 days exceeding this threshold:
1,423 of the 3,716 reviewers have reviewed other products for this brand. While this is more Brand Repeaters than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.
118 of the 3,716 reviewers have reviewed multiple products but half or more of their reviews are for this brand. While this is more Brand Loyalists than we'd expect to see, the discrepancy in ratings between the Brand Loyalists and non-loyalists isn't significant enough to rule out the possibility of it being due to random chance.
374 of the 3,716 reviewers have only reviewed this product. While this is more One-Hit Wonders than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.
188 of the 3,716 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. While this is more Take-Back Reviewers than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.
- From reviewers with an overrepresented participation
We see the following 2 participation groups with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:
911 of the 3,716 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
Unverified purchases may be the result of Kindle Unlimited readers, buyers who didn't pay full price, or reviewers who did not purchase the product at Amazon. Read more about our Unverified Purchases test.
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692 of the 3,716 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
1 of the 3,716 total reviews for this product admitted to receiving a free or discounted product in exchange for a review. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
Read more about our Incentivized Reviews test, or check out our study showing that Incentivized Reviewers are much more likely to leave a positive review.