Dark-Hunter Series by Sherrilyn Kenyon, L.A. Banks, Susan Squires, Ronda Thompson

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  • Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter #1)
    #1

    Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter #1)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 53 ratings · published 2002

    The Dark-Hunters are ancient warriors who have sworn to protect mankind and the fate of the world is in their hands. . .  He is solitude. He is darkness. He is the ruler of the night. Yet Kyrian of Thrace has just woken up handcuffed to his worst nightmare: An accountant. Worse, she's being hunted by one of the most lethal vampires out there. And if Amanda Devereaux goes down, then he does too. But it's not just their lives that are hanging in the balance... more

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  • Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter #2)
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    Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter #2)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 55 ratings · published 2006

    Setting: Modern New Orleans "Night Embrace" spins the story of Talon, an ancient Celtic warrior who killed the son of the god Camulus. Camulus cursed Talon, decreeing death for everyone he loved. Now a Dark-Hunter in modern-day New Orleans, Talon meets Sunshine, who is key to ending his curse once and for all. Not to mention helping him to save New Orleans from an ancient god bent on total destruction. See original cover listed below... more

  • A Dark-Hunter Christmas (Dark-Hunter #2.5)
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    A Dark-Hunter Christmas (Dark-Hunter #2.5)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 23 ratings · published 2003

    This is the special Christmas story that features the gangster Gallagher and Simi when Gallagher is temporarily relocated to New Orleans to help battle Daimons. Written as a gift for DH fans, it originally appeared in the back of the first edition of Dance with the Devil . This story has also been re-released in the Dark Bites anthology.

  • Dance with the Devil (Dark-Hunter #3)
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    Dance with the Devil (Dark-Hunter #3)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 57 ratings · published 2003

    Zarek's Point of View:Dark-Hunter: A soulless guardian who stands between mankind and those who would see mankind destroyed. Yeah, right. The only part of that Code of Honor I got was eternity and solitude. Insanity: A condition many say I suffer from after being alone for so long. But I don't suffer from my insanity-I enjoy every minute of it. Trust: I can't trust anyone...not even myself... more

  • Kiss of the Night (Dark-Hunter #4)
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    Kiss of the Night (Dark-Hunter #4)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 43 ratings · published 2004

    Wulf is an ancient Viking warrior with a useful but extremely aggravating power—amnesia. No one who meets him in person can remember him 5 minutes later. It makes it easy to have one-night stands, but hard to have a meaningful relationship, and without true love he can never regain his soul. When he finally meets Cassandra, the one woman who can remember him, she turns out to be the princess of the cursed race he's sworn to hunt—and forbidden to him... more

  • Night Play (Dark-Hunter #5)
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    Night Play (Dark-Hunter #5)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 64 ratings · published 2014

    Bride McTierney has had it with men. They're cheap, self-centered, and never love her for who she is. But though she prides herself on being independent, deep down she still yearns for a knight in shining armor. She just never expected her knight in shining armor to have a shiny coat of fur...Deadly and tortured, Vane Kattalakis isn't what he seems. Most women lament that their boyfriends are dogs. In Bride's case, hers is a wolf. A Were-Hunter wolf... more

  • Seize the Night (Dark-Hunter #6)
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    Seize the Night (Dark-Hunter #6)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 53 ratings · published 2004

    Dark-Hunter: an immortal warrior who has traded his soul to Artemis for one moment of vengeance on his enemies. In return, they swear to spend eternity protecting mankind from the daimons and vampires that prey on them. Valerius isn't a popular Dark-Hunter - he's a Roman, which means that the largely Greek Hunters have a major grudge against him and his civilization for superceding them. To make things worse, he's very conscious of his aristocratic background and breeding... more

  • Until Death We Do Part (Dark-Hunter #6.5)
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    Until Death We Do Part (Dark-Hunter #6.5)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 9 ratings · published 2016

    Previously published in anthologies, Until Death We Do Part is now available as a standalone e-novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon!The only thing worse than being Dracula's only daughter is betraying him by marrying his bitterest enemy-- a dark sorcerer warlord whose powers make a mockery of the legendary monster known for impalement and massacre... more

  • Love at First Bite (Dark-Hunter #6.5)
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    Love at First Bite (Dark-Hunter #6.5)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon, L.A. Banks, Susan Squires, Ronda Thompson

    · 19 ratings · published 2006

    Until Death Do We Part by Sherrilyn Kenyon Over five hundred years ago, Esperetta’s soul was bound to her husband’s by dark magic, and when Velkan became a Dark-Hunter, to her horror, she became immortal as well. Now, they must come together to fight an old enemy…and the passion that threatens to consume them once more. NOTE: This story has been re-released in the Dark Bites anthology Ride the Night Wind by L.A... more

  • Sins of the Night (Dark-Hunter #7)
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    Sins of the Night (Dark-Hunter #7)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 37 ratings · published 2005

    In the realm of the Dark-Hunters there is a code of honor that even immortal bad boys must follow:Harm no human. Drink no blood. Never fall in love. But every now and again a Dark-Hunter thinks himself above the Code. That's when I'm summoned. Who am I? I'm the one thing the fearless fear. Step over the line and it's my wrath you will face. Nothing can touch me. Nothing can sway me. I am relentless and unfeeling... more

  • Unleash the Night (Dark-Hunter #8)
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    Unleash the Night (Dark-Hunter #8)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 44 ratings · published 2005

    It's a predator-eat-predator world for the Were-Hunters. Danger haunts any given day. There is no one to trust. No one to love. Not if they want to live...   An orphan with no clan that will claim him, Wren Tigarian grew to adulthood under the close scrutiny and mistrust of those around him. A forbidden blend of two animals - snow leopard and white tiger - Wren has never listened to anyone when there was something he wanted. Now he wants Marguerite... more

  • Dark Side of the Moon (Dark-Hunter #9)
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    Dark Side of the Moon (Dark-Hunter #9)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 36 ratings · published 2006

    Half animal, half man, wholly dangerous. Locked in eternal battle, a Were-Hunter knows everything about peril and pain. But the greatest threat is yet to come... Susan Michaels was once the hottest reporter on the Beltway Beat until she walked into a setup that ruined her reputation. Now she's working for a small Seattle paper, penning stories about killer moths and alien babies, convinced that her life couldn't get any worse.. more

  • The Dream Hunter (Dark-Hunter #10)
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    The Dream Hunter (Dark-Hunter #10)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 40 ratings · published 2007

    In the ethereal world of dreams, there are champions who fight to protect the dreamer and there are demons who prey on them... Arik is such a predator. Condemned by the gods to live eternity without emotions, Arik can only feel when he's in the dreams of others. For thousands of years, he's drifted through the human unconscious, searching for sensation. Now he's finally found a dreamer whose vivid mind can fill his emptiness. Dr... more

  • Devil May Cry (Dark-Hunter #11)
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    Devil May Cry (Dark-Hunter #11)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 44 ratings · published 2008

    As an ancient Sumerian god, Sin was one of the most powerful among his pantheon.  . . Until the night Artemis brutally stole his godhood and left him for dead. For millennia, this ex-god turned Dark-Hunter has dreamed only of regaining his powers and seeking revenge on Artemis. If only life were that simple. Unfortunately he has bigger fish--or in Sin's case--demons, to fry. The lethal gallu that were buried by his pantheon are now stirring and they are hungry for human flesh... more

  • Upon the Midnight Clear (Dark-Hunter #12)
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    Upon the Midnight Clear (Dark-Hunter #12)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 35 ratings · published 2007

    Ever think Scrooge had it right before the ghosts ruined his life? Meet Aidan O'Conner. At one time he was a world-renowned celebrity who gave freely of himself and his money without wanting anything in return...until those around him took without asking. Now Aidan wants nothing of the world--or anyone who's a part of it. When a stranger appears at his doorstep, Aidan knows he's seen her before…in his dreams. Born on Olympus as a goddess, Leta knows nothing of the human world... more

  • Dream Chaser (Dark-Hunter #13)
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    Dream Chaser (Dark-Hunter #13)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 36 ratings · published 2008

    Hades doesn’t often give second chances... Xypher has one month on Earth to redeem himself through one good deed or be condemned to eternal torture in Tartarus. But redemption means little to a demigod who only wants vengeance on the one who caused his downfall. Until one day in a cemetery... Simone Dubois is a medical examiner with a real knack for the job. Those who are wrongfully killed appear to her and help her find the evidence the police need to convict their killers... more

  • Acheron (Dark-Hunter #14)
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    Acheron (Dark-Hunter #14)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 69 ratings · published 2009

    The most anticipated story in the blockbuster Dark-Hunter series. The never-before-revealed story of the Dark-Hunter leader, Acheron.  He was made human in order to escape death, but in death he was reborn a god. . . Eleven thousand years ago a god was born. Cursed into the body of a human, Acheron spent a lifetime of shame. However, his human death unleashed an unspeakable horror that almost destroyed the earth. Then, brought back against his will, Acheron became the sole defender of mankind... more

  • One Silent Night (Dark-Hunter #15)
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    One Silent Night (Dark-Hunter #15)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 34 ratings · published 2008

    While the world carries on unawares, Stryker, who leads an army of demons and vampires, is plotting an all out onslaught against his enemies—which, unfortunately for us, includes the entire human race. To avenge his sister, Stryker prepares to annihilate the Dark-Hunters. But things go awry when his oldest enemy returns. Enter his ex-wife. Zephyra. Just when he thought nothing could stop him, he's now embroiled in a centuries old war with a shrew who gives new meaning to pain.

  • Dream Warrior (Dark-Hunter #16)
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    Dream Warrior (Dark-Hunter #16)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 30 ratings · published 2009

    We are the Dolophoni. Diligent. Vigilant. Fierce and inescapable. Servants of the Furies, we are the right hand of justice and no one stands before us. The son of Warcraft and Hate, Cratus spent eternity battling for the ancient gods who birthed him. He was death to any who crossed him. Until the day he laid down his arms and was banished into exile. Now an ancient enemy has been unleashed and our dreams are his chosen battlefield... more

  • Bad Moon Rising (Dark-Hunter #17)
    #17

    Bad Moon Rising (Dark-Hunter #17)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 34 ratings · published 2010

    A stunning and suspenseful new landscape emerges in the thrilling Dark-Hunter world—a world where nothing will ever be the same again. . .   Fang Kattalakis isn't just a wolf. He is the brother of two of the most powerful members of the Omegrion: the ruling council that enforces the laws of the Were-Hunters. And when war erupts among the lycanthropes, sides must be chosen. Enemies are forced into shaky alliances... more

  • No Mercy (Dark-Hunter #18)
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    No Mercy (Dark-Hunter #18)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 34 ratings · published 2011

    Live fast, fight hard and if you have to die then take as many of your enemies with you as you can. That is the Amazon credo and it was one Samia lived and died by. Now in contemporary New Orleans, the immortal Amazon warrior is about to learn that there’s a worse evil coming to slaughter mankind than she’s ever faced before.Shapeshifter Dev Peltier has stood guard at the front of Sanctuary for almost two hundred years and in that time, he’s seen it all. Or so he thought... more

  • Retribution (Dark-Hunter #19)
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    Retribution (Dark-Hunter #19)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 31 ratings · published 2011

    Harm no human... A hired gunslinger, William Jessup Brady lived his life with one foot in the grave. He believed that every life had a price. Until the day when he finally found a reason to live. In one single act of brutal betrayal, he lost everything, including his life. Brought back by a Greek goddess to be one of her Dark-Hunters, he gave his immortal soul for vengeance and swore he'd spend eternity protecting the humans he'd once considered prey... more

  • The Guardian (Dark-Hunter #20)
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    The Guardian (Dark-Hunter #20)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 36 ratings · published 2011

    Dream-Hunter Lydia has been charged with the most sacred and dangerous of missions: To descend into the Nether Realm and find the missing god of dreams before he betrays the secrets that could kill her and her kind. What she never expects is to be taken prisoner by the Realm’s most vicious guardian…Seth’s time is running out. If he can’t hand over the entrance to Olympus, his own life and those of his people will be forfeit... more

  • Redemption (Dark-Hunter #20.5)
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    Redemption (Dark-Hunter #20.5)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 18 ratings · published 0201

    In Redemption, demigod Seth and Were-Hunter/Dream-Hunter Lydia will see if light can shine through the darkness... With new plot and storyline details, the bonus scene should only be read after finishing The Guardian.Bonus Short story available for free on Kenyon's website. It is available in print in Dark Bites.

  • Time Untime (Dark-Hunter #21)
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    Time Untime (Dark-Hunter #21)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 29 ratings · published 2013

    THE MAYANS AREN'T THE ONLY ONES WITH A 2012 PROPHECY...Long before recorded history, there was a Keetoowah warrior so feared that everyone trembled before his wrath. Only a brutal betrayal by the one closest to him could defeat him. But not even death was the end of a man so strong.The Time Untime approaches... Kateri Avani has been plagued her entire life with dreams she doesn't understand. Images of places she's never been and of a man she's never seen... more

  • Styxx (Dark-Hunter #22)
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    Styxx (Dark-Hunter #22)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 48 ratings · published 2014

    Just when you thought doomsday was over... Centuries ago Acheron saved the human race by imprisoning an ancient evil bent on absolute destruction. Now that evil has been unleashed and it is out for revenge. As the twin to Acheron, Styxx hasn’t always been on his brother’s side. They’ve spent more centuries going at each other’s throats than protecting their backs. Now Styxx has a chance to prove his loyalty to his brother, but only if he’s willing to trade his life and future for Acheron’s... more

  • Dark Bites (Dark-Hunter #23)
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    Dark Bites (Dark-Hunter #23)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 20 ratings · published 2014

    For years, eager fans have been clamoring for an all-in-one collection of #1 bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon’s novellas. At their enthusiastic behest, we have delivered this brand-new short story collection, including stories previously exclusive to Sherrilyn’s website, as well as an all-new, never-before seen story! Sherrilyn Kenyon takes readers from the Dark-Hunters to the demigods, from Dream-Hunters to demons, and everything in between... more

  • Son of No One (Dark-Hunter #24)
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    Son of No One (Dark-Hunter #24)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 23 ratings · published 2014

    It’s not easy being life’s own personal joke, but Josette Landry has made an unstable peace with the beast. Life will continue to throw every bad thing it has at her, and she will continue to not put her head in an oven. But that’s okay. That which doesn’t kill her will just require a few hours of mental insanity. Completely down on her luck, Josette takes a job with a local paranormal group trying to get their own cable show as a photographer and camerawoman... more

  • Dragonbane (Dark-Hunter #25)
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    Dragonbane (Dark-Hunter #25)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 23 ratings · published 2015

    Out of all the mysterious boarders who call Sanctuary home, no one is more antisocial or withdrawn than Maxis Drago. But then, it’s hard to blend in with the modern world when you have a fifty foot wingspan. Centuries ago, he was cursed by an enemy who swore to see him fall. An enemy who took everything from him and left him forever secluded. But Fate is a bitch, with a wicked sense of humor... more

  • Dragonmark (Dark-Hunter #26)
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    Dragonmark (Dark-Hunter #26)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 20 ratings · published 2016

    Centuries ago, Illarion was betrayed– a dragon made human against his will, then forced to serve humanity as a dragonmount in their army, and to fight for them in barbaric wars, even while he hated everything about them. Enslaved and separated from everyone he knew and from his own dragon brothers, he was forced into exile in a fey realm where he lost the only thing he ever really loved. Now he has a chance to regain what’s been lost— to have the one thing he covets most... more

  • Dragonsworn (Dark-Hunter #26)
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    Dragonsworn (Dark-Hunter #26)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 18 ratings · published 2017

    There is nothing in the universe the cursed dragon, Falcyn, hates more than humanity . . . and in particular, Greek humans. In a war he wanted no part of, they systematically destroyed everything he’d ever cared for. Now he lies in seclusion, away from the world and waits for the day when evolution will finally rid him of the human vermin.Medea was born the granddaughter of the Greek god Apollo, and among the first of his people that he cursed to die. But she will not let anyone rule her life... more

  • Dragonsworn (Dark-Hunter #28)
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    Dragonsworn (Dark-Hunter #28)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon

    · 19 ratings · published 2017

    There is nothing in the universe the cursed dragon, Falcyn, hates more than humanity . . . and in particular, Greek humans. In a war he wanted no part of, they systematically destroyed everything he’d ever cared for. Now he lies in seclusion, away from the world and waits for the day when evolution will finally rid him of the human vermin. Medea was born the granddaughter of the Greek god Apollo, and among the first of his people that he cursed to die... more

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