Sometimes you find that author whose books leaves you wanting more especially if they write a series like the Lord of The Rings Trilogy or the Dragonlance Saga, or the romantic Carpathian novels. Within those series there is always a few books that readers feel are better than other novels in the series. Fans of Sherrilyn Kenyon books are no different. She has numerous series; the Dark Hunter novels being the most popular. She puts a new twist to the ancient mythological gods and goddess. Within her League novels being an assassin has never been more sexier. As with any author there are some of her books that are must reads.
Acheron: This novel in the Dark Hunter series takes a closer, more in depth look at one of the most influential characters in the novel: Acheron. Readers get to see what really makes Acheron tick and what his dark secrets of the past are. Acheron is a compelling story filled with betrayal, love, torment, and hidden secrets. Throughout the series Acheron is a mysterious character with many deep hidden stories. While Kenyon answers many questions within this novel, there are still mysterious elements behind one of her most beloved characters.
Unleash The Night: As with all races; there are what would be considered minorities. In the Dark Hunter world is no different. Certain blending of species or races is forbidden, making Wren Tigerian an outcast. Within two were-hunter clans. He is a snow leopard and white tiger and neither clan accepts him for the man he is until he meets Marguerite. Wren must not only show her what his world is truly like, but he must also fight the humans who cannot accept his nature as an animal, as well as the hunters who believe he is a danger to their world.
Night Pleasures: Do you have battle scars run so deep that they make you scared to love again? What if your scars are what killed you in the first place? Kyrian of Thrace is haunted by his past, so much so that he is disturbed at the thought of loving another woman. While he battles the demons of his past, as well as the demons of the present, he must also battle the one man who cost him his life, and possibly the new love. Could he work through his past and learn to trust Amanda before it is too late?
Born of Ice: Devyn spent his life serving the League faithfully, until one day he learned exactly what his job entailed. When he refuses to take an innocent life, he has put a mark on his own. He successfully hides under their radars as a runner who supplies planets with their needs for survival. Alix is trying to run from her past, only to be given a task she doesn’t want to complete. She joins Devyn’s team to sabotage his business and his life, as she learns who he is, past and present, she cannot bring down the man she has come to love.
Night Embrace: Talon loves his coffee and beignets warmed. He spent centuries fighting for the safety and protection of innocent humans only to be run-over by a renegade Mardi Gras float. Talon finds himself trapped in Sunshine Runningwolf’s apartment without any pants. He fears loving another woman, fears that his love would be the cause of her death. Greek god Dionysus teams up with Celtic god Camulus to summon the Atlantean Destroyer, when she is released the world will end. Can Talon figure out their plan and stop them before it is too late?
Born of Night: Nyk never thought that his saving a woman’s life would put him on the assassination list. He must protect Kiara, the daughter of a prominent political figure. Nyk must earn her trust while dodging the League. Together they must convince her father of Nyk’s innocence in her kidnapping and near rape, as well as his love for her. They are up against all odds, will they be able to trust the people who threaten their lives the most?
Dream Warrior: Ancient enemies come back to haunt our dreams and Cratus is our only hope; yet he has walked into exile which he placed himself. Delphine is one who protects mankind within our dreams, her allies have turned against and Cratus is her only hope…mankind’s only hope. He is reluctant to help because Delphine is a constant reminder of his past and why he laid down his weapons and walked away from his life as protector of the innocent. Can Delphine win him to the cause, or is mankind’s dreams doomed?
Sins of the Night: Stryker is another compelling character within the Dark Hunter realm. While most of her novels reflect Dark Hunter’s battles with Daimon’s and the battles within themselves; Sins of the Night takes a look at one of the Daimons themselves: Stryker. What makes him have so much hatred, and could there possibly be happiness for someone of his kind? He sets out the destroy the word when he comes to realize the very thing he sent to destroy mankind will destroy him as well. He now needs to team up with the Dark Hunters to stop the madness he has created.
Born of Fire: Syn is known as a tech-thief. He has been trying to destroy and run from his past. He is known as one of the most deadliest assassins. He hasn’t met an enemy that he couldn’t handle, until now. Shahara Dagan is the bounty hunter who is after his bounty. There is one small problem: Syn is a family friend who has helped her brother out of many dangerous situations in the past. In order to protect both of their lives and still be a live they must find the evidence from his past he buried many years ago. As predators, they have now become the hunted and fight past people they considered friends.
Dream Chaser: Who wouldn’t want to be bound to the walking epitome of sexiness? With a gorgeous man shackled to you who cares if you wonder too far from each other that you would die. Right? From Simone that dream, isn’t really a dream. She was given the gift of being bound to Xypher; condemned dream god, that is until she finds out that things are never as they appear. Xypher is bent on revenge, and must help Simone find a rogue Dimme demon, battle a demon after himself and deal with the demon lord he has summoned. Kenyon adds comedic relief in this novel in the form of a 17 year old ghost stuck in the 80’s who is Simone’s best friend. There is a surprise around every corner, wonder what the next one will be.
Devil May Cry: All Sin wanted to was to get revenge on Artemis for stealing his godhood. Gallu demons are on the hunt more so than ever and in Sin’s casino none the less. Sin is now probably the only person who can stop them. Why would the gallu be on the hunt, what are they cooking up. Enter in Katra, daughter of Artemis, maybe the one woman who could kill him. Would she turn him over to the demons or love him the way he has never been loved? Sin has known betrayal in the past and he finds it hard not to believe that Kat wouldn’t hand him over instead of standing by his side during battle.
Dance With The Devil: Zarek is seen as the crudest, deadliest, and most unfriendly Dark Hunter, some say he is the most damned. A Greek Nymph Astrid is asked to spend two weeks with a man others call a psychopath to observe him and determine if he is a danger to humans and the Dark Hunters. While Astrid tries to pass her judgement on Zarek, a task she finds hard to do, Artemis sends her own executioner after him. Astrid must fight time and Artemis’ executioner to save Zarek’s life and prove he is not a threat to the world, but someone else is.