About the Book

Original Publication Date: September 03, 2013

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...

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The Hero: Styxx

The identical twin brother of Acheron, Styxx was born to wealth and power. During their mortal lives, Styxx believed himself to be the older brother. Because of Acheron's life choices and refusal to listen to Styxx's warnings, he was humiliated to be related to Acheron. The fact that they were identical in looks made it all the worse for him, and he was mocked throughout his life for it. Because of his own isolation brought on by being Acheron's...

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The Heroine: Bethany

The daughter of the Egyptian god Set and the Atlantean goddess Symfora, Bethany was raised in the Atlantean pantheon as their goddess of Wrath, Misery and the Hunt. It was a task she never relished and she would find peace from her duties by escaping into the human realm where she fell in love with a young farmer named Hector. For him alone, she was willing to give up her godhood and live as a mortal in their world. But on the very day...

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  • Artemis

  • Nick DH (Spoiler Alert)

  • Agapa

  • Ambrose (Contains Spoilers)

  • Kateri

  • Verlyn

  • Acheron

  • Kyrian

  • Maxis

  • Menyara

  • Misos

  • Mnimi

  • Morpheus

  • Nick (Squire)

  • Noir

  • Nyktos

  • Persephone

  • Ren

  • Ryssa

  • Savitar

  • Simi

  • Sin

  • Stryker

  • Styxx

  • Sunshine

  • Symfora

  • Talon

  • The Fates

  • Themis

  • The Morrigan

  • Tory

  • Urian

  • Wulf

  • Xiamara

  • Xedrix

  • Xirena

  • Ydor

  • Zarek

  • Zephyra

  • Zeus

  • Alexion

  • Aphrodite

  • Apollo

  • Archon

  • Arik

  • Artemisia

  • Asteros

  • Athena

  • Azura

  • Basi

  • Braith

  • Caleb

  • Cam

  • Camulus

  • Cassandra

  • Chara

  • Cherise

  • Danger

  • Davyn

  • Dikastas

  • Dionysus

  • Epithymia

  • Fysia

  • Geary

  • Hades

  • Hera

  • Hermes

  • Ilios

  • Issoro

  • Julian

  • Katra

  • Rezar

  • Apollymi

  • Seth

  • Sebastian (Spoiler Alert)

  • Maahes

  • Zev

  • Tiva

  • (A)SK Sherrilyn

  • Bethany

  • Galen

  • Aricles

  • Bathymaas

  • Zakar

  • Set

  • Apollymi's Mirror

  • Hellhounds

  • Skoti

  • Chthonian

  • Hellchasers

  • Hell-Hunters

  • Dark-Hunter

The Story Behind The Story

You know, I LOVE every book I work on, otherwise I wouldn't let it see print. I don't think it's fair to any of you to just chuck something out to have it on the market. I think too much of my readers and characters for that. My personal belief is that all of you deserve only my absolute best and that’s what I put into everything I write. The downside is that books do occasionally have to be moved because they needed more time to write or I wrote the book and it stunk and needs to be overhauled completely (Darkness Within). The latter is the hardest because once you get it in your head and set the story to paper, it’s hard to undo it and go in a new direction. But when something doesn’t work, a writer knows it and a reader will too so the project has to be set aside until the writer can remove their heart from it and look at it objectively. Or toss it and forget all the...

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Hear it from the Fans

I love this book, this is by far my favourite, thank you for writing this story

Phyllis Wheatland, August 17, 2016

I´m so happy of that nobody forgot Skylos in the desert.

Thania, August 6, 2016

This is my 6th time reading Styxx and I never get tired of reading it.

Crystal, July 22, 2016

I already read Styxx and it honestly broke my heart. I'm rereading it and I noticed something I missed the first time. I came to scene where Styxx ran across Gaius' daughter buying bread and helps her out then goes to visit the family. The oldest son Iason, is he the same Iason that becomes Alexxion?

Melly, July 8, 2016

    Ias and Iason aren't the same character.

    Carl, MB Staff, July 9, 2016

Hi, I didn't like Styxx when I met him in Acheron's story and I told myself I would never read his book. I finally read it. And I cried buckets over what he suffered. His story broke my heart. I always loved Acheron but Styxx's story is more heartbreaking than Acheron's ever was. I don't know how Styxx can forgive when his heart's been ripped out like that.

Selene, June 28, 2016

I just finished Styxx. This book is fabulous. I read Acheron and I really appreciate how you told Styxx's story so well like you did Acherons. I have to say these 2 books are really your finest work. Thank You!

Judi, June 11, 2016

Ok im a bit confused now... Stryker was ok with apollo until he cursed them all. Right? Then he went to apollymi n she taught them to steal soul. It was after that that she gave stryker urian. Right??? Then why did she said she saved the apollites cause urian??? Also apollymi said she gave urian to stryker cause what apollo did to styxx.. but she didn't know how much styxx suffered until she drank his blood. Its confusing!!!! They dnt tally well...

Nitisha, March 25, 2016

    There's nothing confusing about it. Stryker was not okay with his father. Read One Silent Night. They had a rough background with each other. Styxx isn't just Styxx. He has a much longer history with Apollymi than that, read In the House of the Rising Son. There is some degree of obligation and guilt she felt for Styxx/Aricles because she is directly responsible for everything that Styxx lost and for what she did to Bethany. She tucked Urian into Stryker's wife to keep an eye on the baby, thinking to one day use him, and then later taught Stryker what he needed to survive. All the events didn't happen in a single day, but over a period of years, for different reasons. As Sherri says repeatedly in the books "emotions don't have brains." People act for complicated reasons, and for more than one single motivation. Apollymi has always been capricious and reactive. That's her personality. She saved the Apollites for a number of reasons, Urian was just one of them. Her hatred of Apollo is another. She saved Urian for a number of reasons, what she owed Aricles/Styxx is just one of them. It's only confusing if you think of it as a one day event and try to make her a character in a book and not a real, living person who has a complex personality.

    Carl, MB Staff, March 26, 2016

SPOILEEEEEEEEEER ALEEEEEERT Am I the onlyone whose noticed that styxx was in a comma at acherons wedding, yet Acheron´s book shows Styxx in the ceremony as one of the scorts of the bride´s maids

Vania, March 1, 2016

    This has already been explained. No, he's not in a coma. That was why Urian went to get him. Urian woke him *for* the wedding. Sherri assumed readers would understand that since Styxx was at the wedding and it was in Acheron that he was at the wedding and that she wouldn't have to show it in Styxx, too. That readers would figure out it took place those few days between Urian waking him and Styxx leaving to go off on his own. As with most people in the world when they attend a wedding not their own, it wasn't a major part of Styxx's life and he didn't hang around for days for it with people he didn't know. He merely went to the ceremony and made a brief appearance at the reception, then he left, which is why it wasn't in his book. It would have been a really short and unnecessary chapter that would have been nothing more than a grocery list of characters not in Styxx's book that Sherri would have had to explain and introduce for readers (and the characters weren't in the book later so it would have really bogged down to the story with unnecessary details and people), so for that reason, she didn't include it as it would have been boring and not really part of Styxx's character development. Writing 101, every scene and chapter must move the story or characters forward and Ash's wedding in Styxx's book was irrelevant to Styxx and to "his" story. It was Ash's wedding, not Styxx's.

    Carl, MB Staff, March 1, 2016

I'd like to say how much I love that Black Veil Brides are on the playlist for this book! Can't wait to read it! (yeah...I'm a little behind on the series, I've been listening to the Black Veil Brides! <3 )

Carla, February 15, 2016

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