About the Book

Original Publication Date: April 09, 2013

Setting: Modern New Orleans

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...

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The Hero: Nick (CON)

My name is Nick Gautier and this is the story of my life. First off, get the name right. It's pronounced Go-shay not Go-tee-ay or Goat-chay (that has an extra H in it and as my mom says we're so poor we couldn't afford the extra letter). I'm not some fancy French fashion designer. I'm just a regular kid... well as regular as someone with a stripper for a mother and a career felon for a father can be. But as my mom so often says friends are...

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  • Artemis

  • Ambrose (Contains Spoilers)

  • Kell

  • Ian

  • Acheron

  • Adarian

  • Kyrian

  • Laguerre

  • LaShonda

  • Liza

  • Madaug

  • Mark

  • Menyara

  • Nekoda

  • Nick (CON)

  • Noir

  • Quinn

  • Remi

  • Rosa

  • Savitar

  • Simi

  • Stone (CON)

  • Talon

  • Thorn

  • Tiyana

  • Aimee

  • Alex Peltier

  • Amanda Devereaux

  • Amanda Hunter

  • Brynna (CON)

  • Bubba

  • Caleb

  • Casey

  • Cherif

  • Cherise

  • Dev

  • Duff

  • Eric

  • Grim

  • Karma

  • Tabitha

  • The Howlers

  • Sanctuary

  • Sraosha

  • Bubba's Mama

  • (A)SK Sherrilyn

  • Tristan

  • Bethany

  • Marla

  • Zavid

  • Nick's Grimoire

  • Bathymaas

  • Rogue

  • Hellhounds

  • Hellchasers

  • Dark-Hunter

  • Were-Hunter

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Hear it from the Fans

one of the best books i have ever read after war and peace. And i have read alot of books for being in the 8th grade.

Ace, February 20, 2014

I looooooooooooooooooooove inferno!!!!!!!!!1

Yoda, December 5, 2013

Helo, I am Vincent Esquiliano The Q in my name is said like a K so(Es-Killi-ano). I am from Chicago, IL and what can I say about Your books OH I know! Sherrilyn Kenyon I am in love with your books. I hope to have more adventures in the Dark-Hunter world and For those I had I thank you.

Vincent Esquiliano, December 3, 2013

make a movie

Dorian, October 11, 2013

What is tbe connection of Kody to Styxx and Acheron?

Grace, September 20, 2013

Just finished reading Inferno and it is AMAZING!! Cant wait for Illusion!!

Luke, August 8, 2013

Who would you believe the women you love or the person you consider a brother

DJ 123, July 25, 2013

You know the way as told the story of the first Malachai is diffrent than what Kody told Nick in Infamous

DJ123, July 17, 2013

    What you have are two versions of the story. As Sherri always says, there are three sides to every tale. Your side. Their side. And the truth that lies somewhere between them. Sherri peppers these things to get readers thinking until the "truth" comes out.

    MB_Staff, July 23, 2013

Next book please:) Enjoyed all of them so far and I am Curious to see how Nick deals with a new confusing life after the way Inferno ended. Can't wait for The fifth book:))

Jonathan, July 15, 2013

This explains Ash's apprehension about Kody, he knows better than anyone about what happens when a young destroyer gets i volved with a huntress

Nicks got it bad, July 9, 2013