Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon #Review

Posted December 24, 2015 by Shari in Reviews / 5 Comments

Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon #Review
Unleash the Night

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Series: Dark-Hunters #11, Were-Hunters #2
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Published by Grand Central Publishing
Released on December 27, 2005
Pages: 378
Format: eBook

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Wren Tigarian has been a mystery in previous books. One you want to know about, but also one you know isn’t going to be without pain. A loner, tortured by his past, hated for what he is believed to have done and quiet to the point of everyone being suspicious, it is believed Wren is crazy and just one step away from killing. What is perceived by the supporting characters isn’t really who Wren is between the pages. A sensitive soul who has a monkey on his shoulder, he fights his Tigard side not having been shown love or acceptance.

Nick has disappeared and some of his study buddies are having a drink for him at the bar, Sanctuary, when Maggie meets Wren. Maggie is the daughter of a senator and probably as different from him as Wren is from a kitten. Wren doesn’t feel he is good enough for Maggie, but can’t fight the protective feelings he has for her. This is more of a sweet, new found love story than the eternities old Dark-Hunter story. Wren is incredibly gentle with Maggie, but also very protective.

Forces are brewing to get Wren thrown from Sanctuary, where he has lived for years. Being blamed for his parents deaths, you get to see more of the shifter side of this series. Savitar has a bigger role and while you don’t learn who or what he is, he does lay down some really harsh wrath on a few people.

While this is a Dark-Hunter book, it had a different feel to it. Everything seemed innocent and sweet as the two fall in love. Maggie learns to stand up to her father with the support of Wren, while Wren comes to terms with a past he can’t run away from any more. It almost felt like a New Adult book, but that genre wasn’t even around when this came out.

This is probably one of my favorite Dark-Hunter books. While Wren is a tortured soul, the story didn’t go overboard in describing all the bad things one person can put up with during their life. Wren was a yummy hero with a sweet heroine with a steel back-bone.

About Sherrilyn Kenyon

New York Times and international bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon is a regular at the #1 spot. With legions of fans known as Menyons (thousands of whom proudly sport tattoos from her series and who travel from all over the world to attend her appearances), her books are always snatched up as soon as they appear on store shelves. Since 2004, she had placed more than 80 novels on the New York Times list in all formats including manga and graphic novels. Her current series are: Dark-Hunter, Chronicles of Nick and The League, and her books are available in over 100 countries where eager fans impatiently wait for the next release. Her Chronicles of Nick and Dark-Hunter series are soon to be major motion pictures while Dark-Hunter is also being developed as a television series. Join her and her Menyons online at SherrilynKenyon.com and www.facebook.com/AuthorSherrilynKenyon

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Shari is the Delighted Reader. Married to her Prince Charming and mother to two Princesses and one Prince. When she is not slaving away as Cinderella she loves to get lost in the pages of a good book. Never without a reading device and a few good paperback books, because she never knows when she might get 5 minutes to read!

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  • This was one of my favorite’s too. I love this series.

    • Shari Delighted Read

      I loved the early books in this series. Not so much lately.

  • That’s neat how she put some variety in her series by including this sweet ‘less than centuries old’ romantic pair and that their romance developed well instead of instalove.

    • Shari Delighted Read

      I loved having two really broken characters finding each other for an epic love story.

  • Joann Downie

    my first read of Sherrilyn’s was Night Pleasures, I just picked up No Mercy at Dollar General for $3! So I can’t wait to read more-especially in this series, thank you for the review!!