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Sherrilyn Kenyon - Author

About the Author

Writing as Sherrilyn Kenyon and Kinley MacGregor, she is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of several series, including The Dark-Hunters. She lives with her husband and three sons.

Featured books by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Styxx

Styxx

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/03/2014

The 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. Misjudged, condemned, betrayed and abandoned, this is Styxx's only chance to set the record straight. He hasn't always been on his brother's side but now he could prove his loyalty ...if he's willing to trade his life and future for Acheron's. When allegiances are skewed and no one can be trusted, not even yourself, how do you find a way back from the darkness that threatens to consume the entire world - one that may soon devour your very soul?

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Other books by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Born of Trouble

Born of Trouble

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/01/2020

'A publishing phenomenon... [Sherrilyn Kenyon] is the reigning queen of the wildly successful paranormal scene.' Publishers Weekly 'Kenyon builds a story that is wall-to-wall action, yet touched with poignancy.' Romantic Times Mack Hinto came into the world in the middle of a vicious firefight. It's said her own mother refused to leave her battle-station or cut the cord to her daughter until after they were safely away from the authorities out to end them. She's happily lived her life in danger and turmoil ever since. As a member of the Septurnum Tavali, Mack knows the face of her enemy like the back of her hand. So when she sees a chance to avenge her family's honour by figuratively blackening Ryn Dane's eye and stealing his Wasturnum cargo, she seizes it. What she never expects is the lengths the competing Tavali captain will go to to reclaim his cargo . . . and his dignity. The illegitimate son of the queen of a pirate guild and a murdered aristocrat, Ryn Dane has always been torn between two worlds and classes. Two destinies at war with each other. Because of that, there is nothing he hates more than politics and family feuds. Nothing more than treachery and duplicity. So when the woman who seduces him to steal his cargo turns out to be the daughter of his mother's sworn enemy, whose family has a generational grudge-match against his own, his need for vengeance goes into overdrive. No one will play him for a fool, especially not over politics. Yet Mack is a formidable force, and as war tears their universe apart, old enemies return pitting the two of them against each other. Now, if Ryn doesn't find a way to make peace, more than just their lives will be at stake.

At Death's Door

At Death's Door

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2019

'Epic adventures, fantastical creatures and an epic romance. What's not to love?' Fortress of Books 'Angels. Demons. Sirens. Goddesses. The undead. Pirates. Mermen. Dragons. This book has it all!' Goodreads reviewer _________ One step into the Dark-Hunter world and you'll never turn back Born the beautiful daughter of a poor cobbler, Valynda Moore learned early in life that beauty was its own form of a curse in a world ruled by ruthless men who would use any means to take what they wanted. And the stakes were never higher than the night when one man went so far as to steal her very soul and condemn her to live eternity in the body of a living straw doll. Now she has one chance to be human again. To have her soul restored to a flesh-and-blood body. But only if she betrays everyone she holds dear, and breaks every vow she's made. To her, the choice is simple. She'd never hurt her friends. Besides, what use does she have for a human body? Until her enemies use the one lure that even she cannot resist. Now, like Eve in the Garden of Eden, Valynda has a choice. She can be selfless and alone in her cold, doll's body for eternity. Or she can pluck the one piece of fruit she's always longed to taste and become human in the process. But there's just one small catch. Not only will her friends pay the price for her humanity, she will damn all of humanity in her place. _________ The latest gripping instalment in this sensational, rip-roaring Historical Fantasy series, set in the Dark-Hunter World from #1 NYT bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon, 'arguably one of the most in-demand and prolific authors in America' Publishers Weekly Discover the dark magic of the Dark Hunter series: 'Kenyon boldly goes where no author has gone before and claims yet another genre as her own' Publishers Weekly 'Brisk, ironic and relentlessly imaginative. These are not your mother's vampire novels' Boston Globe 'Kenyon blew me away with her imagination' Goodreads reviewer 'Intense and thrilling' Goodreads reviewer 'Fantastically fun romance' Goodreads reviewer 'A fantastic start to the trilogy' Goodreads reviewer

At Death's Door

At Death's Door

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2019

'Brisk, ironic and relentlessly imaginative' Boston Globe Born the beautiful daughter of a poor cobbler, Valynda Moore learned early in life that beauty was its own form of a curse in a world ruled by ruthless men who would use any means to take what they wanted. And the stakes were never higher than the night when one man went so far as to steal her very soul and condemn her to live eternity in the body of a living straw doll. Now she has one chance to be human again. To have her soul restored to a flesh-and-blood body. But only if she betrays everyone she holds dear, and breaks every vow she's made. To her, the choice is simple. She'd never hurt her friends. Besides, what use does she have for a human body? Until her enemies use the one lure that even she cannot resist. Now, like Eve in the Garden of Eden, Valynda has a choice. She can be selfless and alone in her cold, doll's body for eternity. Or she can pluck the one piece of fruit she's always longed to taste and become human in the process. But there's just one small catch. Not only will her friends pay the price for her humanity, she will damn all of humanity in her place. The latest gripping instalment in this sensational, rip-roaring Historical Fantasy series, set in the Dark-Hunter World from #1 NYT bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon, 'arguably one of the most in-demand and prolific authors in America' (Publishers Weekly) 'Kenyon boldly goes where no author has gone before and claims yet another genre as her own. [She is] a publishing phenomenon . . .' Publishers Weekly

Stygian

Stygian

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2019

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon brings us back to the astonishing world of the Dark-Hunters in Stygian, with a hero misunderstood by many . . . but most of all by himself. Born before man recorded time, I lived for thousands of years believing myself to be something I'm not. Someone I'm not. Lied to and betrayed by gods, Daimons and Dark-Hunters, I've struggled to find my way in a world where I've been cursed since the moment I was prematurely ripped from my mother and planted into the womb of an innocent woman who thought me her son. Trained as a slayer and predator, I learned to fit in and stay low. To become a tool for evil. Until I was sent to kill the one woman I couldn't. My hesitation cost her her life. Or so I thought. In an act of betrayal that makes all the others pale in comparison, I've learned that this world is an illusion and that my Phoebe still lives. Now I will have to travel into the very pits of Hades to try and save her, even as everyone around me attempts to steal what little soul I have left. There's only one person at my back and I'm not sure I can trust her either, for she was born of an enemy race. Yet sometimes the road to redemption is one that singes us to our very core. And if I fail to find the answers I need to save Phoebe, more than just my wife will die. We will lose the world. Both human and Daimon.

Swan of Fire

Swan of Fire

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2019

Experience history as you've never seen it before, in the way it was meant to be told. Not with sterile, boring dates, but through the voice of Sherrilyn Kenyon who is a direct, lineal descendant of these brave women who left everything they knew behind to begin forging their lives among strangers in alien cultures and lands where they had to boldly face adversity, starvation and threats that challenged their wills to survive. Meticulously researched from historical records, and family documentation that has been handed down and preserved, these are the unvarnished tales of life and human endurance, for docile women never make history. Yet these swans forever changed the world . . .

Swan of Fire

Swan of Fire

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/05/2019

Experience history as you've never seen it before, in the way it was meant to be told. Not with sterile, boring dates, but through the voice of Sherrilyn Kenyon who is a direct, lineal descendant of these brave women who left everything they knew behind to begin forging their lives among strangers in alien cultures and lands where they had to boldly face adversity, starvation and threats that challenged their wills to survive. Meticulously researched from historical records, and family documentation that has been handed down and preserved, these are the unvarnished tales of life and human endurance, for docile women never make history. Yet these swans forever changed the world . . .

Silent Swans 2

Silent Swans 2

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Menyon Coloring Book

Menyon Coloring Book

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2019

Death Doesn't Bargain

Death Doesn't Bargain

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2019

The Deadmen are back... But so are the demons who have broken free of their eternal prison and are bent on mankind's destruction. The worst of the lot is Vine, determined to claim their lives for taking hers. She will see the world burn . . . and has the perfect lure to destroy them all. One of their own. Kalder Dupree has never known a day of mercy. Born to the cruelest of mer-races, he sacrificed himself for his crew and is in Vine's hands. He expects no mercy or rescue. Yet Cameron Jack is determined to set Kalder free. As a Hellchaser, it's her calling, and she cannot allow even a not-so-innocent to be tortured for an act of kindness that spared her damnation. To defeat evil, it sometimes takes an even worse evil, and Cameron is willing to do whatever she must to make this right. If Vine thought she had her hands full before, she hasn't seen anything nearly as powerful as Cameron's resolve. Death Doesn't Bargain is the second historical fantasy title in New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon's Deadman's Cross series. Where Deadmen tell their tales, and every soul is damned or redeemed by the final choices they make. Praise for Sherrilyn Kenyon: 'A publishing phenomenon . . . [Sherrilyn Kenyon is] the reigning queen of the wildly successful paranormal scene . . .' Publishers Weekly 'Brisk, ironic and relentlessly imaginative. These are not your mother's vampire novels' Boston Globe 'I couldn't put it down till I'd finished, I was utterly hooked . . . a fantastic read!' bookthing.org 'No matter the genre, Kenyon is an awesome read!' RT Book Reviews 'A wild, wicked delight . . . no one does sexy, tormented heroes better - or more inventively - than Sherrilyn Kenyon' New York Times bestselling author Nicole Jordan

Born of Darkness

Born of Darkness

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2019

Born of Darkness

Born of Darkness

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/02/2019

Dead After Dark

Dead After Dark

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/12/2018

Stygian

Stygian

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2018

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon brings us back to the astonishing world of the Dark-Hunters in Stygian, with a hero misunderstood by many . . . but most of all by himself. Born before man recorded time, I lived for thousands of years believing myself to be something I'm not. Someone I'm not. Lied to and betrayed by gods, Daimons and Dark-Hunters, I've struggled to find my way in a world where I've been cursed since the moment I was prematurely ripped from my mother and planted into the womb of an innocent woman who thought me her son. Trained as a slayer and predator, I learned to fit in and stay low. To become a tool for evil. Until I was sent to kill the one woman I couldn't. My hesitation cost her her life. Or so I thought. In an act of betrayal that makes all the others pale in comparison, I've learned that this world is an illusion and that my Phoebe still lives. Now I will have to travel into the very pits of Hades to try and save her, even as everyone around me attempts to steal what little soul I have left. There's only one person at my back and I'm not sure I can trust her either, for she was born of an enemy race. Yet sometimes the road to redemption is one that singes us to our very core. And if I fail to find the answers I need to save Phoebe, more than just my wife will die. We will lose the world. Both human and Daimon.

Stygian

Stygian

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2018

'An epic tale of family drama, daring warriors, monumental battles, and unwavering love' Fresh Fiction 'Spectacular' GR Review Born before man recorded time, I lived for thousands of years believing myself to be something I'm not. Someone I'm not. Lied to and betrayed by gods, Daimons and Dark-Hunters, I've struggled to find my way in a world where I've been cursed since the moment I was prematurely ripped from my mother and planted into the womb of an innocent woman who thought me her son. Trained as a slayer and predator, I learned to fit in and stay low. To become a tool for evil. Until I was sent to kill the one woman I couldn't. My hesitation cost her her life. Or so I thought. In an act of betrayal that makes all the others pale in comparison, I've learned that this world is an illusion and that my Phoebe still lives. Now I will have to travel into the very pits of Hades to try and save her, even as everyone around me attempts to steal what little soul I have left. There's only one person at my back and I'm not sure I can trust her either, for she was born of an enemy race. Yet sometimes the road to redemption is one that singes us to our very core. And if I fail to find the answers I need to save Phoebe, more than just my wife will die. We will lose the world. Both human and Daimon. What are readers saying about STYGIAN? 'A master storyteller' 'Be prepared for a thrilling and addictive experience' 'EPIC' 'Has me so excited for the next book in the series!' 'Gripping, exceptionally well-written'

Dragonsworn

Dragonsworn

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2018

Sherrilyn Kenyon returns with the next addictive novel in her globally bestselling Dark-Hunter series . . . 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. Not even her notorious grandfather. And when Apollo sends a new plague to destroy what remains of her people, she refuses to standby and watch him take everything she loves from her again. This time, she knows of a secret weapon that can stop the ancient god and his army of demons. Once and for all. However, said device is in the hands of a dragon who wants nothing to do with politics, the gods, humanity, demons or Greek Apollites. And especially not her. He is the immovable object. When Apollo makes a strategic move that backfires, he forces Falcyn back into play. Now Medea either has the weapon she needs to save her people, or she's unleashed total Armageddon. If she can't find some way to control the dragon before it's too late, Falcyn will be an even worse plague on the world than the one Apollo has set loose. But how can anyone control a demonic dragon whose sole birthright is total destruction?

Death Doesn't Bargain

Death Doesn't Bargain

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2018

The Deadmen are back... But so are the demons who have broken free of their eternal prison and are bent on mankind's destruction. The worst of the lot is Vine, determined to claim their lives for taking hers. She will see the world burn . . . and has the perfect lure to destroy them all. One of their own. Kalder Dupree has never known a day of mercy. Born to the cruelest of mer-races, he sacrificed himself for his crew and is in Vine's hands. He expects no mercy or rescue. Yet Cameron Jack is determined to set Kalder free. As a Hellchaser, it's her calling, and she cannot allow even a not-so-innocent to be tortured for an act of kindness that spared her damnation. To defeat evil, it sometimes takes an even worse evil, and Cameron is willing to do whatever she must to make this right. If Vine thought she had her hands full before, she hasn't seen anything nearly as powerful as Cameron's resolve. Death Doesn't Bargain is the second historical fantasy title in New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon's Deadman's Cross series. Where Deadmen tell their tales, and every soul is damned or redeemed by the final choices they make. Praise for Sherrilyn Kenyon: 'A publishing phenomenon . . . [Sherrilyn Kenyon is] the reigning queen of the wildly successful paranormal scene . . .' Publishers Weekly 'Brisk, ironic and relentlessly imaginative. These are not your mother's vampire novels' Boston Globe 'I couldn't put it down till I'd finished, I was utterly hooked . . . a fantastic read!' bookthing.org 'No matter the genre, Kenyon is an awesome read!' RT Book Reviews 'A wild, wicked delight . . . no one does sexy, tormented heroes better - or more inventively - than Sherrilyn Kenyon' New York Times bestselling author Nicole Jordan