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Zarek's Point of View:<P><P> 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.<P> 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.<P> Trust: I can't trust anyone...not even myself. The only thing I trust in is my ability to do the wrong thing in any situation and to hurt anyone who gets in my way.<P> Truth: I endured a lifetime as a Roman slave, and 900 years as an exiled Dark-Hunter. Now I'm tired of enduring. I want the truth about what happened the night I was exiled-I have nothing to lose and everything to gain.<P> Astrid (Greek, meaning star): An exceptional woman who can see straight to the truth. Brave and strong, she is a point of light in the darkness. She touches me and I tremble. She smiles and my cold heart shatters.<P> Zarek: They say even the most damned man can be forgiven. I never believed that until the night Astrid opened her door to me and made this feral beast want to be human again. Made me want to love and be loved. But how can an ex-slave whose soul is owned by a Greek goddess ever dream of touching, let alone holding, a fiery star?
Consider this handbook your education. Hunter 101. And don't go thinking you got off easy just because there's not a pop quiz at the end. This is the good stuff. The real deal. In here you'll find out all there is to know about being a Dark-Hunter. Now for the disclaimer: This book is mutable. It goes with the wind. It changes more often than the mind of a sixteen-year-old Gemini with a closet full of clothes and a date in an hour. Don't be surprised if you open it up for the thirty-five thousandth time and find something old, something new, something borrowed or. . .well you get the point. Curl up in a comfy chair with some millennium-old scotch and feast upon the informative banquet I have prepared for your enjoyment. Welcome to your new life.
Susan Michaels was once the hottest reporter on the Beltway Beat until a major scandal ruined her life and left her writing stories about alien babies and Elvis sightings. Life as she once knew it is over, or so she thinks, but then she gets a lead on a story that could salvage her extinct career. She heads to the local animal shelter, expecting a hot news tip, which she gets in the form of a major police cover-up . . . for a ring of soul-sucking vampires out to take over Seattle. So much for saving her credibility.And if that isn't bad enough, she gets talked into adopting a cat and finds she's allergic to it. A cat that turns out to be a shapeshifter who claims to be an immortal vampire slayer on the prowl for the same corrupt cops. Her first thought: seek professional help.But as Susan's drawn into Ravyn's dark and dangerous world, she comes to realize that there's a lot more at stake than just her defunct career. Now it's no longer a question of bringing the truth to her readers; it's a matter of saving their very lives and souls.Ravyn's life was shattered over four hundred years ago, when he mistakenly trusted the wrong human with the truth of his existence. He lost his family, his honor, and his life. Now, in order to save the people of Seattle, he's forced to confront that nightmare all over again, and to trust another woman with the secret that could destroy him. In the world of the Dark-Hunters, life is always dangerous. But never more so than now; when a very human woman can shatter their entire world with just one story. The only question is . . . will she?
Susan gets talked into adopting a cat only to find that she's allergic to it and it's a shapeshifter who claims to be an immortal vampire slayer. Her first thought: get professional help.
4 paranormal romances: Shadow of the Moon by Sherrilyn Kenyon (a Dark-Hunter Companion novella), The Story of Son by J. R. Ward, Beyond the Night by Susan Squires, and Midnight Kiss Goodbye by Dianna Love.
THESE HEROES ARE 100 PERCENT RAW, DANGEROUS, AND . . . UNDENIABLY SEXY.New York Times bestselling authors Sherrilyn Kenyon, Dianna Love, and Cindy Gerard and rising romance star Laura Griffin mix seduction and suspense in three irresistible romantic adventures. From sultry international jungles to the rugged terrain of the American Southwest, join the larger-than-life, scorching-hot alpha heroes of the Bureau of American Defense, Black Ops, Inc., and the U.S. Navy SEALs for all the pulse-pounding, heart-racing, toe-curling excitement. They're cool under pressure, steamy under the sheets, and when the enemy strikes, there's not a lethal mission these gorgeous men can't handle. . . . Just Bad EnoughSherrilyn Kenyon and Dianna LoveLeave No TraceCindy GerardUnstoppableLlaura Griffin
Sus mundos no podrían ser más distintos: Marguerite Goudeau tiene a su alcance todo lo que el dinero y el poder pueden comprar. Y, sin embargo, se siente atrapada en un mundo de riquezas y privilegios, de deberes sociales e hipocresías, que desdeña. Wren Tigarian es un paria incluso para los de su especie; un joven huraño, silencioso, hermético e inaccesible. En él se oculta una fuerza letal que amenaza con desatarse y no poder ser controlada jamás. Nunca ha luchado por nadie. Nunca ha escuchado a nadie. Nunca ha deseado a nadie como ahora a Marguerite. Una novela de los Cazadores Oscuros.
Sin, an ancient Sumerian god, was one of the most powerful among his pantheon until the night Artemis stole his godhead by trickery and left him one step from death. Trust of any kind died in him that night as well. For millennia, this ex-god turned Dark-Hunter has dreamed of regaining his powers and seeking revenge on Artemis. If only life were that simple!
Un dios de la antigüedad, seductor, implacable y vengativo. El Cazador Oscuro más turbador e irresistible de toda la saga. Lleva un largo abrigo de cuero negro donde oculta sus antiquísimas dagas, y recorre Nueva York para dar caza a unos terribles enemigos, los gallu, que son demonios, sumerios como él. Se trata de Sin, un dios al que Artemisa desposeyó de sus poderes, y que desde tiempos inmemoriales sueña con vengarse. Ha secuestrado a Kat, una servidora de la diosa enviada para destruirlo, creyendo que era la propia Artemisa, y piensa disfrutar de su venganza.Irrumpe una nueva e irresistible criatura de la noche, el dios Sin: impredecible, divino y con una insaciable sed de venganza. Mitología, vampirismo, maldiciones y tórridas pasiones se dan cita en esta original mezcla de novela gótica y romántica de alto voltaje.
Atrás quedaron los tiempos en que Valerio Magno era un despiadado general romano, fiel al lema de su aristocrática y poderosa familia: no conceder clemencia ni esperar recibirla. Hasta que una brutal traición le obligó a entregar el alma a cambio de una inmortalidad que no deseaba. Ahora, tras siglos de vivir en soledad, repudiado por el resto de los Cazadores Oscuros, que no le perdonan su cruel pasado, su altivez y su frialdad, una mujer irrumpe como un torbellino en su vida. Tabitha Devereaux es distinta, atrevida, imprevisible; hace tambalear su mundo y sus creencias. Y está decidida a despojarle de esa máscara tras la que él se oculta para abrir en su corazón una puerta a lo desconocido, a lo prohibido...Una novela de los Cazadores Oscuros.
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.<P><P> 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.<P> But Fate is a bitch, with a wicked sense of humor. And when she throws old enemies together and threatens the wife he thought had died centuries ago, he comes back with a vengeance. Modern day New Orleans has become a battleground for the oldest of evils. And two dragons will hold the line, or go down in flames, in Dragonbane, the next explosive Dark-Hunter novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon.
New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon delivers a special collector's-edition tale of unexpected passion woven from the mysteries of a celebrated ancient tapestry. Beautiful scholar Channon MacRea has spent years studying the legendary Dragon Tapestry, devoting days and nights to deciphering the impenetrable Old English symbolism. Then one evening the unnaturally handsome Sebastian appears. He claims to hold the key to solving the tapestry's mysteries. Bearing magnificently taut and tanned flesh marked by intriguing scars of battle, he also claims to be a dragon slayer trapped between two worlds. For Channon there's only one way to finally uncover the secrets of the intricate embroidery-by following the seductive stranger into a fantastic alternate world of magic, danger, and erotic adventure.
Praised for novels that are "fun, sexy, wild, and fantastically different from anything else" New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon now delivers a special collector's-edition tale of unexpected passion woven from the mysteries of a celebrated ancient tapestry... Beautiful scholar Channon MacRea has spent years studying the legendary Dragon Tapestry, devoting days and nights to deciphering the impenetrable Old English symbolism. Then one evening the unnaturally handsome Sebastian appears. He claims to hold the key to solving the tapestry's mysteries. Bearing magnificently taut and tanned flesh marked by intriguing scars of battle, he also claims to be a dragon slayer trapped between two worlds. For Channon there's only one way to finally uncover the secrets of the intricate embroidery--by following the seductive stranger into a fantastic alternate world of magic, danger, and erotic adventure
Xypher has a month on Earth to redeem himself through one good deed or face eternal torture, but redemption means little to a demigod who only wants vengeance on the one who caused his downfall. A Dark Hunter novel.
Condemned by the gods to live eternity without emotion, Arikos 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.
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 walked into self-imposed exile. Now an ancient enemy has been unleashed and our dreams are his chosen battlefield. The only hope we have is the one god who swears he will never fight again. As a Dream-Hunter, Delphine has spent eternity protecting mankind from the predators who prey on our unconscious state. But now that her allies have been turned, she knows in order to survive, the Dream-Hunters need a new leader. Someone who can train them to fight their new enemies. Cratus is her only hope. But she is a bitter reminder of why he chose to lay down his arms. Time is running out and if she can't win him to her cause, mankind will be slaughtered and the world we know will soon cease to exist.
Dear Reader, Being trapped in a bedroom with a woman is a grand thing. Being trapped in hundreds of bedrooms over two thousand years isn't. And being cursed into a book as a love-slave for eternity can ruin even a Spartan warrior's day. As a love-slave, I knew everything about women. How to touch them, how to savor them, and most of all, how to pleasure them. But when I was summoned to fulfill Grace Alexander's sexual fantasies, I found the first woman in history who saw me as a man with a tormented past. She alone bothered to take me out of the bedroom and into the world. She taught me to love again. But I was not born to know love. I was cursed to walk eternity alone. As a general, I had long ago accepted my sentence. Yet now I have found Grace--the one thing my wounded heart cannot survive without. Sure, love can heal all wounds, but can it break a two-thousand-year-old curse? --Julian of Macedon
En la vigesimoprimera entrega de la saga «Cazadores Oscuros» una valiente cazadora deberá descender a los infiernos para liberar al dios onírico... Si falla, un mal ancestral se desatará sobre la Tierra. A Lydia, cazadora de sueños, se le ha encomendado la más sagrada y peligrosa de las misiones: descender al infierno y encontrar al desaparecido dios onírico antes de que revele secretos que podrían matarlos a todos. Pero lo que Lydia nunca imaginó es que terminaría siendo cautiva del guardián más feroz del inframundo. A Seth se le está agotando el tiempo. Si no consigue la llave del Olimpo tendrá que sacrificar su propia vida y la de los suyos. A pesar de las muchas torturas a las que ha sometido al dios onírico, que está bajo su custodia, no ha conseguido sonsacarle la información que necesita. Así que, cuando aparece la bella Lydia para rescatarlo, Seth decide intentar una nueva táctica para salirse con la suya. Uno de los dos tendrá que rendirse... Pero Lydia no es una simple centinela del Olimpo, ya que en su interior se esconden los poderes más oscuros jamás conocidos. La crítica ha dicho...«Un delicioso equilibrio entre suspense y sensualidad.»Publishers Weekly «Adéntrate en el mundo de Kenyon y quédate hasta la última página.»Midwest Book Review «Cautivadora.»Entretainment Weekly
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. No matter the torture, Seth hasn't been able to break the god in his custody. Then there's the beautiful Dream-Hunter Lydia: She isn't just guarding the gates of Olympus--she's holding back one of the world's darkest powers. If she fails, an ancient curse will haunt the earth once more and no one will be safe. But evil is always seductive. . .
Durante siglos, Cratus fue el brazo ejecutor del Olimpo: aniquilaba sin misericordia a quien se le ordenase, hasta el día en que se topó con un reo al que fue incapaz de matar: un reciénnacido. Su desobediencia desató la ira de Zeus, quien le condenó a vagar entre los humanos y a ser torturado, asesinado y resucitado cada noche. Cuando Noir y Azura lanzan una ofensiva para destruir el panteón, Cratus ve la ocasión perfecta paraconsumar su venganza. Todo parece perdido, pero Delphine, la cazadora de sueños, tratará a toda costa de convencer a Cratus de que cambie de bando y de advertirle del terrible peligro que entrañan sus acciones. Y no solo eso: tal vez pueda también despertar en él emociones que nunca antes había sentido y mostrarle cuál fue el destino de aquel bebé que salvó hace ya tanto tiemp...
Romance, pasión y aventuras paranormales a raudales en esta vigesimocuarta entrega de la serie «Cazadores Oscuros». 2014, Nueva Orleans. Tras un divorcio desagradable y una serie de fracasos profesionales, Josette Landry se merece un golpe de suerte. Sin embargo, no parece que el trabajo de cámara que le ofrece su prima Selena vaya a facilitarle la vida. La joven, que se considera una poderosa vidente, y su grupo de amigos quieren poner en marcha un programa de televisión sobre fenómenos paranormales y a Jo le parece una locura. Cuando durante su primer día de trabajo Jo conoce a Cadegan, las cosas toman un giro aún más extraño. En cuanto le ve, Jo se da cuenta de que hay algo oscuro en él. Lo que no sabe es que vendió su alma hace mucho para vengarse de alguien que le había traicionado. Y tampoco puede adivinar que ese chico tan misterioso y sarcástico está a su vez muy intrigado por algo que ha visto en ella... Cadegan es muy consciente de que debe mantenerse lejos de Josette, pero, al mismo tiempo, este chico que no ha conocido el amor se siente irremediablemente fascinado por esa criatura inocente que despierta su instinto protector.
Be careful what you wish for . . . You just might get it. Nick Gautier is tired of his destiny. He doesn't want to be the son of a demon who's fated to end the world. Nor does he want to see another demon or other preternatural creature who wants to kill or enslave him. He just wants to be normal and have normal problems like everyone else. But normality isn't all it's cracked up to be. When he gets sucked into an alternate reality where his mother has married his mentor and his Atlantean god best friend has become a human geek, he begins to understand that no life is free of pain, and that every person has a specific place in the universe . . . Even the son of a hated demon. Most of all, he sees that his powers aren't the curse he thought they were, and that the world needs a champion, especially one its enemies can't imagine rising up to defend the ones he should destroy. Old enemies and new friends square off for a major battle that will either restore Nick to his real world, or end him forever in #1 bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon's fifth novel in The Chronicles of Nick series, Illusion.
Together for the first time in one volume... Three dazzling stories of magic, fantasy, and romance from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Three of the author's most thrilling stories in one fabulous volume... Fire and Ice On the run, a beautiful virgin crosses paths with a sexy ex-assassin. Knightly Dreams The dashing hero of a novel comes to life. Dragonswan A woman must help a shape-shifting dragon trapped between two worlds. Watch a Video
The world has fallen in love with Nick Gautier and the Dark-Hunters. Now Nick's saga continues in the next eagerly anticipated volume. . . Go to school. Get good grades. Stay out of trouble. That's the mandate for most kids. But Nick Gautier isn't the average teenager. He's a boy with a destiny not even he fully understands. And his first mandate is to stay alive while everyone, even his own father, tries to kill him. He's learned to annihilate zombies and raise the dead, divination and clairvoyance, so why is learning to drive and keep a girlfriend so dang hard? But that isn't the primary skill he has to master. Survival is. And in order to survive, his next lesson makes all the others pale in comparison. He is on the brink of becoming either the greatest hero mankind has ever known. Or he'll be the one who ends the world. With enemies new and old gathering forces, he will have to call on every part of himself to fight or he'll lose everyone he cares about. Even himself.
The fourth novel in the bestselling Chronicles of Nick series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon The heat is on, and a new threat to humanity has risen . . . Nick has his driver's license and he's not afraid to use it. But turning sixteen isn't what he thought it would be. While other boys his age are worried about prom dates and applying for college, Nick is neck deep in enemies out to stop him from living another day. No longer sure if he can trust anyone, his only ally seems to be the one person he's been told will ultimately kill him. But life spent serving the undead is anything except ordinary. And those out to get him have summoned an ancient force so powerful even the gods fear it. As Nick learns to command and control the elements, the one he must master in order to combat his latest foe is the one most likely to destroy him. As the old proverb goes, fire knows nothing of mercy, and if Nick is to survive this latest round, he will have to sacrifice a part of himself. However, the best sacrifice is seldom the sanest move. Sometimes it's the one that leaves your enemies confused. And sometimes, you have to trust your enemy to save your friends. But what do you do when that enemy is you? Inferno is the fourth book in Sherrilyn Kenyon's Chronicles of Nick.
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