About the Book

Original Publication Date: July 07, 2009

Setting: Modern New Orleans

In the war against vampires, mankind has only one hope: The Dark-Hunters. Ancient warriors who died of brutal betrayal, the Dark-Hunters have sworn themselves into the service of the goddess Artemis to protect us.

It’s a pact with pretty good perks. Immortality, power, psychic abilities, wealth and a cool wardrobe. But it comes with a few drawbacks: fatal sun poisoning and a new, irreparable dental problem. But aside from the fangs and nocturnal lifestyle, it’s not so bad.

Kyrian is an immortal Dark-Hunter who just lost his Dark-Hunter powers and along with it, his immortality. Now he is faced with the chance to regain not only his humanity, but his very soul. The problem is, it couldn’t have happened at a worse time. Desiderius is...

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The Hero: Kyrian

Born prince and heir to Thrace, Kyrian was disinherited when he married an ex-prostitute against his father's wishes. As a legendary Macedonian general, he cut a trail of slaughter through the Mediterranean during the 4th Macedonian War. Chroniclers wrote that he would break the Roman stranglehold on the known world and claim Rome for his own. He would have succeeded had he not been betrayed by his wife into the hands of his enemies. He...

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The Heroine: Amanda Hunter

Accountant by trade, Amanda wants nothing to do with the kooky paranormal world of her sisters. She likes normality, but when her psychic powers are uncovered, all Hades breaks loose and her life will never be the same. The Devereaux sisters are (listed in their birth order): Esmeralda (Essie) Yasmina (Mina) Petra (Pet) Ekaterina (Trina) Karma Tiyana (Tia) Selena (Lanie) Tabitha (Tabby) Amanda Amanda's psychic powers are:...

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  • Artemis

  • Nick DH (Spoiler Alert)

  • Ambrose (Contains Spoilers)

  • Acheron

  • Kyrian

  • Liza

  • Nick (Squire)

  • Rosa

  • Selena

  • Talon

  • Tate

  • Valerius

  • Amanda Hunter

  • Aphrodite

  • Apollo

  • D'Alerian

  • Eric

  • Essie

  • Grace

  • Julian

  • Tabitha

  • (A)SK Sherrilyn

The Story Behind The Story

The Dark-Hunters was originally submitted to Dark Horse, Marvel and DC back in the late 1980's. Unfortunately, they weren't interested.

Because she's been a longtime manga and lifelong anime fan, Sherri actually contracted with St. Martins back in 2003 to do a manga series. Since they weren't a manga publisher, it took them awhile to find a packager. The Dabel brothers were hired after they contracted to do her Lords of Avalon. The next step was to find an artist for the series that Sherri would agree to. Sherri wanted an artist who knew and breathed the Japanese style and she was Otaku enough to tell the difference. They tried to contract a Japanese artist, but all the ones Sherri wanted were under contract and didn't have time. Claudia was finally found. A Brazilian artist, she's worked on numerous manga and anime series. But it was her artwork on Full Metal Alchemist that...

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Hear it from the Fans

It is the best book My sister wishes to read more of this book I will read this book every day, but only for 2 weeks Thanks Sherrilynkenyon for this wonderful book

antonia, May 27, 2014

I have been looking for this series as an ebook; can anyone tell me where I can find it? I have a Nook.

Babsie, January 12, 2014

OMG! Sherri is a manga/anime fan!? And likes Naruto! :D I think I love her even more! *is a huge manga fan here* : D

Miranda, November 17, 2013

This....This keeps me motivated to read books. I love this so much, I think I'll devote my art to drawing JUST Kyrian, Amanda, Julius, Grace, Sunshine, Talon, and my love...Zaerk.

RinMae, March 23, 2012

Thank you also to the many supporters of that work we were thrilled to find out it had qualified as a Canadian Best Seller about five months back.

Sydney Dyson cluban, February 5, 2012