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The Dream-Hunter

by Sherrilyn Kenyon

St. Martin's Press | February 6, 2007 | Mass Market Paperbound

3.0909 out of 5 rating. 11 Reviews
In the ethereal world of dreams, there are champions who fight to protect the dreamer and there are demons who prey on them...

Arik is such a predator. Condemned by the gods to live eternity without emotions, Arik can only feel when he''s in the dreams of others. For thousands of years, he''s drifted through the human unconscious, searching for sensation. Now he''s finally found a dreamer whose vivid mind can fill his emptiness.

Dr. Megeara Kafieri watched her father ruin himself and his reputation as he searched to prove Atlantis was real. Her deathbed promise to him to salvage his reputation has now brought her to Greece where she intends to prove once and for all that the fabled island is right where her father said it was. But frustration and bad luck dog her every step. Especially the day they find a stranger floating in the sea. His is a face she''s seen many times.... in her dreams.

What she doesn''t know is that Arik holds more than the ancient secrets that can help her find the mythical isle of Atlantis. He has made a pact with the god Hades: In exchange for two weeks as a mortal man, he must return to Olympus with a human soul. Megeara''s soul.

With a secret society out to ruin her expedition, and mysterious accidents that keep threatening her life, Megeara refuses to quit. She knows she''s getting closer to Atlantis and as she does, she stumbles onto the truth of what Arik really is.

For Arik his quest is no longer simple. No human can know of a Dream-Hunter''s existence. His dream of being mortal has quickly turned into his own nightmare and the only way to save himself will be to sacrifice the very thing he wanted to be human for. The only question is, will he?

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 3.94 × 6.3 × 0.79 in

Published: February 6, 2007

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312938810

ISBN - 13: 9780312938819

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The Dream-Hunter

The Dream-Hunter

by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 3.94 × 6.3 × 0.79 in

Published: February 6, 2007

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312938810

ISBN - 13: 9780312938819

About the Book

The "New York Times" bestselling author of the Dark-Hunters( novels begins a breathtaking new series that takes readers into the ethereal world of the Dream-Hunters, champions who fight to protect the dreamer from demons who prey on them. Original.

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Chapter One   Santorini, Greece, 1996   "my kingdom for a gun."   Shaking his head at Geary''s hostile words, Brian calmly opened the car door for her as she approached their small taxi that waited in the heart of the crowded Greek thoroughfare. "You don''t have a kingdom."   She paused on the sidewalk to glare at him. Given the fury in her system, she couldn''t believe he''d dare point out the obvious to her. She''d been known to verbally let serious blood when only half this riled. Truly, the man had no sense of self-preservation. "And I don''t have a gun--looks like I''m shit out of luck all the way around, huh?"   Still, he was his ever present calm self--which didn''t really help her mood. For once, couldn''t he get ticked off, too? "I take it you didn''t get the permits . . . again."   She could have done without that "again" part. Really. "What was your first clue?"   "Oh, I don''t know. That stomping stance as you walked down the street, clenching and unclenching your fists like you''re already choking someone, or maybe it''s that way you''re looking at me like you could claw out my eyes when I haven''t done anything to piss you off."   "Yes, you have."   She could tell he was fighting a smile. Thank goodness he had the good sense to keep it hidden. "And that is?"   "You don''t have a gun."   He snorted. "Come on now, you can''t shoot every Greek official who gets in your way."   "Wanna bet?"   Brian ste
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In the ethereal world of dreams, there are champions who fight to protect the dreamer and there are demons who prey on them...

Arik is such a predator. Condemned by the gods to live eternity without emotions, Arik can only feel when he''s in the dreams of others. For thousands of years, he''s drifted through the human unconscious, searching for sensation. Now he''s finally found a dreamer whose vivid mind can fill his emptiness.

Dr. Megeara Kafieri watched her father ruin himself and his reputation as he searched to prove Atlantis was real. Her deathbed promise to him to salvage his reputation has now brought her to Greece where she intends to prove once and for all that the fabled island is right where her father said it was. But frustration and bad luck dog her every step. Especially the day they find a stranger floating in the sea. His is a face she''s seen many times.... in her dreams.

What she doesn''t know is that Arik holds more than the ancient secrets that can help her find the mythical isle of Atlantis. He has made a pact with the god Hades: In exchange for two weeks as a mortal man, he must return to Olympus with a human soul. Megeara''s soul.

With a secret society out to ruin her expedition, and mysterious accidents that keep threatening her life, Megeara refuses to quit. She knows she''s getting closer to Atlantis and as she does, she stumbles onto the truth of what Arik really is.

For Arik his quest is no longer simple. No human can know of a Dream-Hunter''s existence. His dream of being mortal has quickly turned into his own nightmare and the only way to save himself will be to sacrifice the very thing he wanted to be human for. The only question is, will he?

About the Author

In the past two years, New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon has claimed the #1 spot twelve times, and since 2004, she has placed more than 50 novels on the New York Times list. This extraordinary bestseller continues to top every genre she writes. With more than 23 million copies of her books in print in over 30 countries, her current series include: The Dark-Hunters, The League, Lords of Avalon, BAD Agency, Chronicles of Nick and Nevermore. A preeminent voice in paranormal fiction, Kenyon helped pioneer and define the current paranormal trend that has captivated the world. She lives with her husband, three sons, a menagerie of animals and a collection of swords.

Editorial Reviews

 "I love the world that Kenyon has so painstakingly developed over the years. And with this new series, she's delved into new territory that is sure to delight old fans as well as new ones."
--Romancing the Book
 
"Love it!!!!"
--My Vamp Fiction
 
PRAISE FOR SHERRILYN KENYON

"Kenyon is the reigning queen of the vampire novel."--Barbara Vey, Publishers Weekly

"An engaging read."-Entertainment Weekly on Devil May Cry

"Kenyon's writing is brisk, ironic, sexy, and relentlessly imaginative. These are not your mother's vampire novels."-The Boston Globe on Dark Side of the Moon

 

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