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Kenyon in 2017
|Born||1965 (age 54–55)|
Columbus, Georgia, US
|Pen name||Kinley MacGregor, and Sherrilyn McQueen|
|Genre||Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, Suspense|
Sherrilyn Kenyon (born 1965 in Columbus, Georgia, US) is a bestselling US writer. Under her own name, she writes both urban fantasy and paranormal romance. She is best known for her Dark Hunter series. Under the pseudonym Kinley MacGregor she wrote historical fiction with paranormal elements.Kenyon's novels have an "international following" with over 70 million copies in print in over 100 countries. Under both names, her books have appeared at the top of the New York Times , Publishers Weekly , and USA Today lists, and they are frequent bestsellers in Germany, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
Sherrilyn Kenyon was born in Columbus, Georgia.
On January 7, 2019, Kenyon filed a lawsuit against her husband and his assistants, claiming they had poisoned her over a number of years in order to sabotage her health to his financial gain. After her husband filed for divorce in March 2018, the suit alleges that tests concluded her levels of lithium, tin, barium, thorium and other metals were at a dangerous level of toxicity, indicating that they had “systematically poisoned her since 2015".Her husband‘s statement about the lawsuit called her “a brilliant fiction writer who has made it apparent that she cannot discern between fiction and reality”.
Novels and short stories may be listed repeatedly because many of her series share the same fictional universe.
Each sub-set of the series is marked by the type of creatures the novel is about.
|Dark #||L.O.A. #￼||Were #||Dream #||Hellchaser #||C.O.N. #￼||Shadows Of Fire #||Title||Characters||Publication Date|
|1||--||--||--||Dark-Hunters (formerly Fantasy Lover)||Julian and Grace||February 2, 2002|
|2||--||--||--||Night Pleasures||Kyrian and Amanda||September 1, 2002|
|3||--||--||--||Night Embrace||Talon and Sunshine||July 1, 2003|
|4||--||--||--||Dance with the Devil||Zarek and Astrid||December 1, 2003|
|5||--||--||--||Kiss of the Night||Wulf and Cassandra||March 23, |
|5.5||1||--||--||Sword Of Darkness||Kerrigan & Seren||March 28, 2005|
|5.75||2||--||--||Knight Of Darkness||Varian and Merewyn||November 1, 2006|
|6||--||1||--||Night Play||Vane and Bride||August 3, 2004|
|7||--||--||--||Seize the Night||Valerius and Tabitha||December 28, 2004|
|8||--||--||--||Sins of the Night||Alexion and Danger||June 28, 2005|
|9||--||2||--||Unleash the Night||Wren and Maggie||December 27, 2005|
|10||--||3||--||Dark Side of the Moon||Ravyn and Susan||May 30, 2006|
|11||--||--||1||The Dream-Hunter||Arik and Geary||February 6, 2007|
|12||--||--||--||Devil May Cry||Sin and Kat||July 31, 2007|
|13||--||--||2||Upon The Midnight Clear||Aidan and Leta||October 30, 2007|
|14||--||--||3||Dream Chaser||Xypher and Simone||February 5, 2008|
|15||--||--||--||Acheron||Acheron and Soteria/Tory||August 4, 2008|
|16||--||--||--||One Silent Night||Stryker and Zephyra||November 25, 2008|
|17||--||--||4||Dream Warrior||Jericho and Delphine||February 3, 2009|
|18||--||4||--||1||Bad Moon Rising||Fang and Aimee||August 4, 2009|
|19||--||5||--||No Mercy||Dev and Samia||September 7, 2010|
|20||--||6||--||Retribution||Sundown and Abigail||August 2, 2011|
|21||--||7||5||2||The Guardian||Seth and Lydia||November 1, 2011|
|22||--||8||--||Time Untime||Ren and Kateri||August 7, 2012|
|23||--||--||--||Styxx||Styxx and Bethany||September 3, 2013|
|23.75||--||--||--||Dark Bites||Collection of short stories||January 21, 2014|
|24||3||9||--||3||Son of No One||Cadegan and Jo||September 2, 2014|
|25||4||10||--||4||Dragonbane||Maxis and Seraphina||August 4, 2015|
|26||5||11||--||Dragonmark||Illarion and Edilyn||August 2, 2016|
|27||--||--||--||5||Deadmen Walking||Bane and Mara||May 9, 2017|
|28||6||12||--||Dragonsworn||Falcyn and Medea||August 1, 2017|
|29||--||--||--||6||Death Doesn't Bargain||Kalder and Cameron|
|30||7||13||--||Stygian||Urian and Sarraxyn||September 3, 2018|
|31||--||--||--||7||At Death's Door||Valynda and|
Notes: Begun as Kinley MacGregor. Continuing as Sherrilyn Kenyon.
Part of three series: The Dark Hunter Universe, Hellchasers and Sea Wolves. They are historical fantasy.
The Chronicles Of Nick take place well before the first Dark Hunter novel (Fantasy Lover) and follows one of the series' main characters: Nick Gautier.
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Published by Avon (HarperCollins Publishers) unless noted otherwise. Some of these appear in multiples because they happen in the same universe.
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