The Dark-hunter Companion (Paperback)
|Author: Sherrilyn/ Kontis Kenyon|
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|A companion to the authors best-selling Dark-Hunter series provides detailed synopses of each of the books, a complete breakdown of the fictional world and the rules of the Dark-Hunters, a cast of characters, an Atlantean pronunciation guide, cover art, an interview with the author, a directory of known Dream-Hunters and Were-Hunters, and more. Original. 200,000 first printing. *Author: Kenyon, Sherrilyn/ Kontis, Alethea *Series Title: Dark-hunters *Publication Date: 2007/11/13 *Number of Pages: 352 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 6.75 *Height: 9.50|
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A companion to the author's best-selling Dark-Hunterr series provides detailed synopses of each of the books, a complete breakdown of the fictional world and the rules of the Dark-Hunters, a cast of characters, an Atlantean pronunciation guide, cover art, an interview with the author, a directory of known Dream-Hunters and Were-Hunters, and more. Original. 200,000 first printing.
Consider this handbook your education. Hunter 101. And don’t go thinking you got off easy just because there’s not a pop quiz at the end. This is the good stuff. The real deal. In here you’ll find out all there is to know about being a Dark-Hunter.| |Now for the disclaimer: This book is mutable. It goes with the wind. It changes more often than the mind of a sixteen-year-old Gemini with a closet full of clothes and a date in an hour. Don’t be surprised if you open it up for the thirty-five thousandth time and find something old, something new, something borrowed or. . .well you get the point.| |Curl up in a comfy chair with some millennium-old scotch and feast upon the informative banquet I have prepared for your enjoyment.| |Welcome to your new life.| |---From the Dark-Hunter Companion
Sherrilyn Kenyon is one of the most popular writers working in the genre of paranormal romance. Dozens of her books have appeared on the bestseller lists, often in the number-one-spot, and they have been published in more than 100 countries. Kenyon, a native of Georgia, had a difficult childhood. Her father, an Army officer, left the family when she was small, and her mother fought to make ends meet as a convenience-store clerk. Writing provided an escape for Kenyon. When she was seven, she wrote a story about a telekinetic girl who kills her siblings and classmates. (Her mother, who loved horror films, responded, as Kenyon has recalled, "Cool. [But] you need more guts.") Dyslexic and with a partially paralyzed hand that made typing difficult, Kenyon struggled in college but eventually completed an interdisciplinary degree in medieval history and classical studies at the University of Georgia. Although she produced a steady stream of gothic and science fiction tales, the first book she sold was a nonfiction writing guide called THE CHARACTER NAMING SOURCEBOOK, which was published in 1992. "Vampire, I found, was a four-letter word," she told one journalist, discussing the number of rejections she received early in her career. She tried her hand, instead, on a different genre, and in 1998 she sold a historical romance, using the pen name Kinley MacGregor. (She has since written several romances under that name.) In 2002 FANTASY LOVER, a prequel to Kenyon's wildly popular Dark-Hunter series, about a group of supernatural warriors who protect humanity, was published. Thanks in part to Kenyon's savvy use of social media, the book was an immediate hit, and NIGHT PLEASURES, the first official book in the series, which was published later that year, enjoyed similar success. Kenyon now writes several series--including Brotherhood of the Sword, the League, Lords of Avalon, and the Chronicles of Nick. Her Web site gets more than 100 million visitors a year, and she oversees an annual convention, K-Con, for her fans, many of whom attend costumed as her characters. (The most avid also sport tattoos drawn from motifs in the books.)