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. Now their enemies have discovered a new source of power- one that makes a mockery of anything faced to date. The war is on and Dev and Sam are guarding ground zero. But in order to win, they will have to break the most cardinal of all rules and pray it doesn't unravel the universe as we know it.
Fang Kattalakis no es un lobo cualquiera; es el hermano de dos de los miembros más poderosos del Omegrion, el consejo que dicta las leyes de los Cazadores Arcadios y Katagarios. Cuando la guerra estalla entre los licántropos, todos deberán escoger en qué bando luchar. Los enemigos se convertirán en aliados y Fang verá estrictamente prohibida su verdadera pasión...Cuando Aimée Peltier, la cazadora Arcadia a quien Fang ama, es acusada de traicionar a su gente él será su última esperanza. Pero para salvarla, tendrá que vulnerar las leyes de los suyos y quebrantar la confianza que sus hermanos han depositado en élUn nuevo horizonte emerge en el intrigante mundo de los Cazadores Oscuros, un mundo de lealtades y de amores imposibles donde se romperán reglas milenarias, donde surgirá un peligroso conflicto sin precedentes... y donde ya nada volverá a ser como antes.
Stryker is plotting an all-out attack against his enemies, which include the entire human race. New battle lines are being drawn as the Dark-Hunters rally for a final showdown in One Silent Night. This is also in the Dream-Hunter series, as Book 4.
En el reino de los Cazadores Oscuros existe un código de honor que incluso ellos, los chicos malos de la inmortalidad, deben respetar: «No hacer daño a ningún humano. No beber sangre. No enamorarse jamás». Aunque en ocasiones hay quien se rebela, y entonces se ve obligado a intervenir Alexion, el juez y verdugo de los Cazadores Oscuros, el brazo ejecutor de Aquerón.Frío y distante, Alexion es aquel a quien todos temen y que nada teme. Implacable en sus veredictos, nadie puede detenerle... salvo quizá, esta vez, Dangereuse St. Richard.Porque Danger es un peligro y una distracción letal. Pero también la única mujer que, en más de doscientos años, ha atravesado la coraza de Alexion y a la que ahora él no puede ni quiere dejar escapar. Aunque su amor por ella se interponga con el deber.Una novela de los Cazadores Oscuros.
"New York Times"-bestselling author Kenyon and acclaimed romance author Love team up for their sixth novel of romantic suspense, featuring the sexy agents from the Bureau of American Defense (BAD).
Now in mass market from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon--a thrilling novel of romantic suspense featuring a gutsy female agent from the Bureau of American Defense who encounters an elusive killer who isn't at all what he seems. After losing her mother to a vigilante killer, Terri Mitchell has dedicated her life to justice. Working covertly as a new agent for the Bureau of American Defense agency, she's consulting with the New Orleans Police Department to bust an organized crime ring suspected of funding terrorism. But when rumors surface of a phantom ghost terrorizing and killing the very people she's investigating, she's suspicious. Nathan Drake has spent his life protecting his family, the only thing that matters to him...until the most feared drug lord in the southeast takes everything Nathan holds dear. Now he's a man on a mission with nothing to lose. He figures he only needs to stay alive long enough to protect the innocent lives the killers are out to destroy. As Terri and Nathan seek their own brand of justice, they are drawn deep into an evil underbelly that cuts through all levels of society. Now two people who have no reason to trust must do so or die. And if they die, a deadly attack will be unleashed on thousands of innocent people...
Esa es mi existencia, pero me encanta vivir así. O eso pensaba hasta la noche en que me desperté encadenado a mi peor pesadilla: una joven de aspecto conservador, una mujer inteligente, fascinante, ingeniosa y que no quiere tener nada que ver con el mundo paranormal; es decir, conmigo. La atracción que Amanda Devereaux despierta en mí va en contra de todas mis creencias. Por no mencionar que la última vez que me enamoré, no solo me costó la vida, sino también el alma.
New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon and rising stars Jaid Black and Kresley Cole unlock the pleasures and perils of embracing the boldest and most powerful of lovers -- 100% alpha males -- in three sensually erotic tales. Discover the physical rapture of his muscular arms.... Become a prisoner of passion, swept away by an encounter with his primal side.... And get lost in the all-consuming thrill of white-hot pursuit by a relentless stranger who may be your most dangerous foe, the best lover you've ever had -- or both. Let your fantasies run wild with these unforgettable novellas where bigger is most definitely better -- and playing easy-to-get is the only way to go!
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon comes the next thrilling installment in her blockbuster Dark-Hunter series. 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. Orphaned as a toddler, Abigail Yager was taken in by a family of vampires and raised on one belief --- Dark-Hunters are the evil who prey on both their people and mankind, and they must all be destroyed. While protecting her adoptive race, she has spent her life eliminating the Dark-Hunters and training for the day when she meeting the man who killed her family: Jess Brady. A gun in the hand is worth two in the holster... Jess has been charged with finding and terminating the creature who's assassinating Dark-Hunters. The last thing he expects to find is a human face behind the killings, but when that face bears a striking resemblance to the one who murdered him centuries ago, he knows something evil is going on. He also knows he's not the one who killed her parents. But Abigail refuses to believe the truth and is determined to see him dead once and for all. Brought together by an angry god and chased by ancient enemies out to kill them both, they must find a way to overcome their mutual hatred or watch as one of the darkest of powers rises and kills both the races they've sworn to protect.
In the fourth novel of the bestselling Belador paranormal series, Evalle Kincaid must turn her back on the Beladors to protect those she loves, and the world, from annihilation. To prevent a genocide, Evalle is forced to embrace her destiny...but at what cost? As an Alterant who fights everything from trolls to demons, Evalle has lived as an outcast among the Beladors, but can now change all that...and find answers to her origins as well. Those answers and a traitor hide within the Medb coven, an enemy poised to destroy the mortal world and all that Evalle holds dear. While her best friends Tzader and Quinn want to help, they have their own conflicts and face unthinkable choices as relationships with the women they love twist in unexpected directions. With time ticking down on a decision that will compel allies to become deadly enemies, Evalle turns to Storm and takes a major step that only complicates matters more when the witchdoctor he's been hunting now stalks Evalle.
Hail Glorious Reader: I was born the noble son of a legendary Roman senator. I was led through the ancient world as a general, until a brutal betrayal caused me to bargain my soul. Now I'm an immortal Dark-Hunter, bound to protect mankind from the evil scourge that haunts it. Over the centuries, I've seen many terrifying things: plagues, pestilence, disco music... And now Tabitha Devereaux. A human, she has trained hers to fight vampires every bit as capably as any Dark-Hunter. Idiosyncratic and off-beat, she is my personal bane--and yet she beguiles me. There are only two small problems. She happens to be the twin of my mortal enemy's wife. More than that, Tabitha and her sister are being stalked by a power that will rest until everyone she holds dear is dead. Unlike my Dark-Hunter brethren, I rely on no one but my gift. They spurned me and I turned my back on them. But the only reason to save Tabitha and her family is to find some way to bridge a one thousand-year-old feud. They say opposites attract, but can they stay together when in the end the Fates conspire to keep them apart? Then again, the Fates have never dealt with the likes of Tabitha Devereaux before. They're going to be in for quite a fight.... --Valerius Magus
Includes Phantom in the Night, Whispered Lies, Silent Truth and an excerpt from Alterant
La decimosexta novela de los Cazadores Oscuros.Stryker, el líder de los daimons, es un ser arrogante, leal con su gente y despiadado con los humanos. Los detesta con un ansia casi enfermiza y, su única razón para no masacrarlos es que los necesita para seguir viviendo. Por su causa, su raza está maldita y los Cazadores Oscuros diezman a su pueblo. Por culpa de un humano, su hermana está muerta. Por una humana, su hijo lo traicionó. Stryker está dispuesto a destruir el mundo entero si con ello consigue vengarse, salvar a los suyos y volver a ver de nuevo la luz del sol. Pero no contaba con la visita sorpresa de una mujer dispuesta a acabar con él. El último predador está a punto de encontrar la horma de su zapato mientras una nueva batalla contra los Cazadores Oscuros se avecina...«Esta serie da un giro contemporáneo a la mitología clásica? Irresistible.»Publishers Weekly
In the sizzling new adventure from New York Times bestselling authors Sherrilyn Kenyon and Dianna Love, a red-hot BAD boy teams up with a sexy television reporter on an explosive quest for revenge. Tough-as-nails Bureau of American Defense agent Hunter Thornton-Payne is no stranger to uncomfortable top-secret missions, but tonight takes the cake. He just needs to stick out a stuffy charity fund-raiser long enough to find the ruthless assassin he's hunted for four years. It's a rogue operation, but Hunter's got nothing to lose--until a beautiful brunette unexpectedly pulls him into her own dangerous agenda. Abbie Blanton will do anything to cure her mother's mysterious illness. When a high-profile heiress is murdered as Abbie tries to blackmail her for clues, Abbie realizes she's stumbled into an unforgiving conspiracy--and she's the next target. Soon, she and Hunter discover an alarming connection and begin a treacherous battle against an evil enterprise that someone will go to terrifying lengths to keep hidden.
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 slay me. I am relentless and unfeeling. Or so I thought until I met a female Dark-Hunter who goes by the name of Danger--it's not just her name, it's how she lives her life. She doesn't trust me at all. And who could blame her? She alone knows that I'm here to be judge, jury, and, most likely, executioner of her friends. Yet she is my key to saving some of them. Without her, they will all die. Dangereuse St. Richard is a deadly distraction. Something about her is reawakening a heart I thought was long dead. in a race against evil, the only hope mankind has is that I do my duty. And how can I do my duty when it means that I will have to sacrifice the only woman I've ever loved?
Sherrilyn Kenyon's most highly-anticipated novel in the Dark-Hunter series since Acheron is here--the unforgettable story of Styxx, Acheron's twin brother and one of the most powerful beings on earth 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. The Atlantean goddess of Wrath and Misery, Bethany was born to right wrongs. But it was never a task she relished. Until now. She owes Acheron a debt that she vows to repay, no matter what it takes. He will join their fellow gods in hell and nothing is going to stop her. But things are never what they seem, and Acheron is no longer the last of his line. Styxx and Acheron must put aside their past and learn to trust each other or more will suffer. Yet it's hard to risk your own life for someone who once tried to take yours, even when it's your own twin, and when loyalties are skewed and no one can be trusted, not even yourself, how do you find a way back from the darkness that wants to consume the entire world? One that wants to start by devouring your very soul?
Four novellas revolving around tapestries, love, romance and a bit of fantasy thrown in for good measure.
In this sexy erotica anthology, three hot authors reel you in with sizzling novellas about alpha heroes who will do anything to get the women they want -- even kidnap them! Bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon presents "'Captivated' by You," the second sexy story in her series featuring the Bureau of American Defense. Rhea Stevenson is a "BAD" agent who has just been handed her most challenging assignment. She must go undercover as a dominatrix to bring in a deadly terrorist. The only upside is that her fellow agent, "Ace" Krux, whom she has long desired, is her training partner. Almost immediately the roles of master and slave are wonderfully blurred and Rhea and Ace unleash a wealth of hidden desire. From bestselling romance author Melanie George comes "Promise Me Forever," the story of Savannah Harper, who has finally put her breakup with pro-football player Donovan Jerricho behind her. But when Tristan comes home to Mississippi on the eve of Savannah's wedding, he still wants her. And when he carries her off and holds her hostage, Savannah's surprised to find that the desire's deliciously mutual.... From Jaid Black comes "Hunter's Right," the fantastical story of Corporal Ronda Tipton of the U.S. Army, whose chopper goes down in the Arctic Circle. The only survivor of the crash, Ronda happens upon a hidden civilization of Vikings -- where she must face the bridal auction block. Only Nikolas Ericsson, the man who found Ronda, can save her by claiming her as his own according to sacred rights. But will she and this primitive brute give in to the sparks made when their worlds collide? Sensual and playful, these three novellas will carry you away!
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon comes the next thrilling installment in her blockbuster Dark-Hunter series. 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. Her quest for answers has driven her to Las Vegas where she hopes to finally silence the demons in her mind. What she never anticipates is coming face to face with the warrior who has haunted her her entire life. One who belongs to a world the scientist in her refuses to believe is real. Ren Waya came back from the dead to keep the prophecy he began from coming true and ending the world. For thousands of years, he has fought the same evil that once possessed him. But now that evil has found the one person he can't fight. The one person who, against his will, holds the most sacred part of him. His heart. But if he doesn't kill Kateri, the deadliest of evils will reemerge and destroy everyone else on the planet. It was a sacrifice he made once. Will he be able to make it again?
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. Marguerite D'Aubert Goudeau is the daughter of a prominent U.S. senator who hates the socialite life she's forced to live. Like her mother before her, she has strong Cajun roots that her father doesn't understand. Still, she has no choice but to try and conform to a world where she feels like an outsider. But the world of rich and powerful humans is never to meet the world of the Were-Hunters who exist side by side with them, unseen, unknown, undetected. To break this law is to call down a wrath of the highest order. In order to have Marguerite, Wren must fight not just the humans who will never accept his animal nature, but the Were-Hunters who want him dead for endangering their world. It's a race against time and magic without boundary that could cost Marguerite and Wren not just their lives, but their very souls...
A Dream-Hunter novel about Aidan, who's angry at the world, and Leta, an immortal goddess who needs him to protect her from a ruthless enemy.
Knightly Dreams by Kenyon, Shattered Dreams by York, and The Road of Adventure by Owens - 3 stories of magical romance
In the suspenseful new thriller from New York Times bestselling coauthors Sherrilyn Kenyon and Dianna Love, a Bureau of American Defense agent must join forces with an informant he can neither trust nor resist. Bureau of American Defense operative Carlos Delgado has spent the past sixteen years watching over his shoulder, waiting for death to catch up to him. His luck runs out when BAD intercepts an unexpected tip on the number one threat to United States security: the Fratelli de il Sovrano. Their best hope for uncovering a deadly plan that risks countless lives and threatens economic chaos just days before the presidential election is to capture a mysterious informant known as Mirage. But when Carlos takes her into custody, Mirage is not at all what he expected -- and neither is the threat she poses to the secrets he would die to protect. Gabrielle Saxe has hidden from a killer for the past decade, sending anonymous tips on international criminals to intelligence agencies around the world. When a postcard arrives from a friend who is supposed to be dead, she takes a risk that catapults her into the midst of dangerous operatives on a treacherous mission -- and into the arms of a man who is duty-bound to surrender her to Interpol as an international felon. Carlos is the last person Gabrielle should trust and the only one standing between her and death. But little does she know, she holds the key to his survival as well....
This reference for writers provides meanings for some 25,000 names and surnames from 45 countries, listed by origin. An explanation of naming practices and historical context is provided for each origin section, and there is a reverse lookup of names by meaning, as well as an alphabetical index of names. An introduction gives practical advice on naming characters and places plus tips on naming for specific genres, and sidebars within the entry sections tell how published authors solved their naming dilemmas. Kenyon (whose name means Blond from the White Meadow) is a fantasy author. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)