About the Book

Original Publication Date: August 02, 2011

Setting: Las Vegas, NV

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...

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Characters

sundown

The Hero: Sundown

  Jess grew up hard under the hand of a father who hated him, and a mother who was fighting illness.  At age thirteen, he ran away and headed out west where he quickly learned life wasn't fair and it wasn't easy for a boy with no family. By age sixteen, he'd learned to make his living as a gunslinger, train robber and card sharp. He lived his life hard and was ruthlessly shot in the back outside the church where his fiancee...

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abigail

The Heroine: Abigail

Orphaned as a toddler, Abigail Yager was taken in by a family of Apollites and raised on one belief: Dark-Hunters are the evil who prey on both Apollites and mankind. 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 meets the man who killed her family... Jess Brady.

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  • Artemis

  • Kell

  • Acheron

  • Menyara

  • Nick (Squire)

  • Ren

  • Warchild

  • Sasha

  • Simi

  • Sin

  • Snake

  • Old Bear

  • Stryker

  • Sundown

  • Talon

  • Tory

  • Windseer

  • Zarek

  • Alexion

  • Andy

  • Apollo

  • Artemisia

  • Astrid

  • Bob

  • Choo Co La Tah

  • Coyote

  • Damien

  • Danger

  • Essie

  • Katra

  • Apollymi

  • The Dolophoni

  • Sebastian (Spoiler Alert)

  • (A)SK Sherrilyn

The Story Behind The Story

As a woman of mixed Tsalagi (Cherokee) heritage, I’ve always been fascinated by the beliefs and legends of all the Native American Nations. I spent many hours as a child, combing through the library, reading any and everything I could find that would give me insight into that part of my heritage as well as listening to many stories told to me by my family, all of whom wove great magic with their tongues.

When I first started writing the Dark-Hunter series back in college, I decided to base it around Greek mythology with one notable exception. The Daimons. A cursed vampire-like demon that wasn’t immortal and rather than feed from blood, they fed from something a little more... robust.

The human soul.

While I created the curse and the mythos around the Atlanteans, Apollites and Daimons from my own mind, there was one thing I did borrow from my ancestors. Part...

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Hear it from the Fans

hey i got completely sucked into this book but when i got the book i wasnt paying much attention and missed the fact that it was part of a series haha but i was still hooked and able to follow the story. i really want to go back to the first bookand read them all in order though i had gotten laid off and finding work has been a challenge so the rest of the series will have to wait sorry to say but i am really looking forward to when i will be able to dive right into each and every story haha just wanted to share well take care.

tommy, September 20, 2013

I loved the book as I love all your books, but the Birth scene and what Simi did to the Heifer bitch goddess. Actually made me physically laugh out loud. Thank-you so much for that.

Andy, November 16, 2012

A song that I think would suit Sundown is "Bad Company" especially Five Finger Death Punch's cover of it...

Amanda, September 4, 2012

Love your books Sherrilyn, and read them like crazy. You're one of the best authors out there! Acheron is my favorite character of all time!

Sarah, April 26, 2012

I ABSOLUTLEY LOVED THE BONUS CHAPTER!!!!!! Ash is going to be a great daddy!!! It is soooo cute!!!! Sorry for ruining the end for the people who have not read that far.:(

Beth Kashon, April 11, 2012

been reading this series since the very start and i still love it. just wondering when sasha gets his own book....and can someone post when this comes out in paperback?

Melissa, March 26, 2012

Dear Sherrilyn I am addicted to your books lol I hope that one day you will consider coming NZ to promote any book you write I would certainly make the trip :)

Manz, AOTEAROA, February 15, 2012

I would love to know when it comes out in paperback. The hardcovers are 1. expensive for me and 2. are to big to carry around to read between classes. Soooo patient!

Anastasia Smith, January 4, 2012

    It'll be out in March or April.

    Carl, MB Staff, January 23, 2012

These books are so good I wish they could be made into films :)

helen, December 7, 2011

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