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Devil May Cry

(Dark-Hunter #11)

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As an ancient Sumerian god, Sin was one of the most powerful among his pantheon. . . Until the night Artemis brutally stole his godhood and left him for dead. For millennia, this ex-god turned Dark-Hunter has dreamed only of regaining his powers and seeking revenge on Artemis. If only life were that simple.

Unfortunately he has bigger fish--or in Sin's case--demons, to
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Hardcover, 1st Edition, 320 pages
Published August 3rd 2007 by St. Martin's Press (first published 2007)
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Exina
Feb 12, 2014
“It's not fair to show someone the sun and then to banish him from it.
Even the devil may cry when he looks around hell and realizes that he's there alone.”

Devil May Cry is the story of Sin of Sumeria and Katra Agrotera.

Kat already appeared in previous books of the series. She is the daughter of (view spoiler), bearer of not only unimaginable power and strength, but also kindness and honesty. She is fair-minded and caring.



Sin is an ancient
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Sophia Triad
Sin or Nana Su'en (Sumerian God – always AND Dark Hunter – not very willingly) and Katra Agrotera (Goddess)

So far, this story is my favorite.
Who can possibly love the powerful and beloved daughter of a Greek Goddess and an Atlantean God?
A Sumerian God of course!

Katra is the daughter of Artemis and Acheron . I suppose this is not really a spoiler, because we learn about this fact early in the book. This is also a fact that Acheron does not know, meaning that he does not know that he has a
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Jilly
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was ok
I'm just saying... you hold on to your virginity for eleven thousand years waiting for "the one", maybe it's not a good idea to give it away to a guy you just met a couple of days ago. A crazy guy...who wants to kill your whole family... and hates you...

It reminds me of a song:
Hey, I just met you,
And you hate me,
So, here's my hymen,
Call me, Crazy!!

perfect man photo: perfect man waiting.jpg
I guess she just got tired of waiting...

So, this book is about Katra and Sin. Sin is also known as Nana. I don't know about you, but a guy named
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 Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
Oct 17, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Fans of well-written paranormal romance and urban fantasy, mythology fans
If Kenyon had been borne before modern times, she would have been a traveling bard. For this woman can tell a story like no other writer on earth. I have been a fan of hers for almost ten years, starting with her historical romances written as Kinley MacGregor. I had turned away from my true self, abandoning the world of fantasy and the supernatural. I didn't read any horror, fantasy, and I turned my nose up at paranormal. 'Who wants to read a book with a vampire as a romance hero?' I scoffed. I ...more
Sita
Jul 19, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: own, reviewed, romance
I feel like such a bad person for dislikeing this book. I mean so many people loved it, saying stuff like this is my favorite out of the whole series ect. I just couldn’t see it. I couldn’t connect with either of the main characters. I didn’t the plot and I sure as hell didn’t like the end. Full review to come.
Alp
3.5/5

It's really hard for me to rate this book! I'm torn between giving it 3 or 4 stars. This is a good story but I found it moved quite slowly, and somehow I grew a bit bored around the middle of the book. I didn't feel like I was engaged in reading or became excited the way I did when I had read the previous ones in this series. Just when I thought about giving it 3 stars, there was something holding me back. It might be because I'm personally interested in Ancient Mesopotamia and the
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Gavin
Jul 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormal
Devil May Cry turned out to be a bit of a weird addition to the Dark-Hunter series. The story was very entertaining, but the romance was surprisingly dull!

Thousands of years ago the Greek Goddess Artemis stole the powers of Sin, the Sumerian Fertility God, before the rest of her Pantheon waged an underhanded war of manipulation that ended with the whole Sumerian Pantheon being wiped out. Sin, now an ex-God, still hungers for vengeance despite being one of the Dark-Hunters. Unfortunately Sin has
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Miss Kim
Sep 23, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: all dark-hunter lovers
I LOVED it! Sin is a Sumerian Fertility God whos powers were removed by Artemis thousands of years ago. Katra is one of Artemis's Kori who is sent by Artemis to kill Sin. After traking him down, and getting to know him a bit, she finds all that Artemis says may not be the truth. Shocker.

Katra finally gets to meet her father, Ash. Not many books make me cry, but I teared up when Ash finally learns of her existance after eleven thousand years, and gets to meet her. He is just so wonderful!
Julianna
Jun 07, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of PNR Romance or the Dark-Hunters
Reviewed for THC Reviews
"3.5 stars" This far along in the Dark-Hunter series, there are still things that I enjoy about it. The characters are usually likable and generally relatable, the Greek mythology woven into the stories is interesting, and the overall Dark-Hunter concept is intriguing. These things, as well as being a huge fan of Acheron and very much wanting to read his story, have kept me coming back and slowly working my way though the series. However, lately, whenever I pick up one of
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Ronak Gajjar
Apr 24, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: series, 2018
“How can anyone be afraid of love?”
“How can they not?” His face was completely aghast. “When you love someone … truly love them, friend or lover, you lay your heart open to them. You give them a part of yourself that you give to no one else, and you let them inside a part of you that only they can hurt—you literally hand them the razor with a map of where to cut deepest and most painfully on your heart and soul. And when they do strike, it’s crippling—like having your heart carved out. It
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Ang -PNR Book Lover Reviews
Apr 22, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
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Carmen
Nov 08, 2014 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Kenyon fans
I'm torn on how to review this.

On one hand, this is a good story. It's exciting, has an interesting plot, and a wide range of a variety of characters.

However, if you (like me) are hoping for a good romance, a good love story - you are S.O.L.

Two immortal, all-powerful beings fall in love with each other. Actually, they don't. I use the term 'fall in love' extremely loosely. They basically meet each other and decide they want to have sex with each other - NOT the same as love, in my opinion.

The
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Anna 'Bookbuyer'
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CC
I just don't know what to say. The publisher STUPIDLY decided to change narrators and it was a terrible mistake! This narrator was wooden. He did not even voice Simi, my favorite character, even close to how she sounded before. She sounded like a normal woman. What a huge difference this makes!

Overall the story was at least a bit different. That kept it interesting. But I found myself getting more and more frustrated by Ash and Aretmis. To the point I pretty much dislike them both. Her for very
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AJ
I absolutely loved it, my fave of all of the Dark Hunter books so far.

Katra is a phenomenal heroine – I loved everything about her. She’s witty and sarcastic, and uber-powerful, and I love the way she handles everything that goes down in the story. Same with the oh-so-hot and tortured Alpha hero, Sin. And the two of them together were absolute dynamite. There was intense chemistry from the beginning, and brilliant banter throughout. And they had a great partnership, both of them battling
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Sharon
Dec 14, 2010 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

I'm not quite sure how to review this book. I enjoyed many parts of it....and others just annoyed me.

The Sin/Kat story was very interesting. I love how certain characters just know that they've fallen in love fast and hard. What I didn't like was how Acheron was instantly a father and how his daughter kept calling him daddy. (Don't boo me yet..) I know that he is Simi's "dad" but I just felt that that type of intimacy between a father and daughter came a little to fast for me. I can see
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Holly
Mar 14, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2009
I WANTED to like this book. Unfortunately, it fell flat compared to the other DH books. No matter how much i tried, i simply couldn't force myself to care about, or even really like Kat. Her character has grated on my nerves since her first appearance in the series. And an entire book about her, did nothing to endear her to me.

**spoiler**


Also, There were several aspects of this story that didn't add up. Sin forgiving Kat so easily for what she had done to him in the past, being the main bone of
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Beth
Exciting thrill ride with the characters we all have grown to love during the rest of the series. Really enjoyed this book.
Sara Kate
Loved this one!! It's almost like each story becomes more juicier the more you learn about this world.
Jocelyn Jazmen
Jan 24, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was recommended to me, but I guess I should have started at the beginning of the series. I was fascinated by Kat, who has the strength and courage of a true kick-ass heroine. The author has a vivid imagination which comes alive on the pages, but I could not appreciate the intricate background of the characters without reading the previous Dark Hunter books. My rating is based on the merit of the series and the worlds that the author creates, but as mentioned, it would be best to start ...more
Sandra ~ ♥ Cross My Heart ♥
I enjoyed this much more than the last book. An added bonus...more Archeron! Really good addition to the series. Feels like things are back on track. A Must Read!
Ronda  Tutt
Jan 24, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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Pamela(AllHoney)
The seventh addition to Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark Hunter series. Katra, the daughter of Artemis and Acheron, is sent to kill Sin Nanna, a Sumerian fertility god that Artemis betrayed. Artemis believes that Sin is getting ready to come after her for revenge. But Katra finds that Sin has another agenda that needs to be taken care.

I have not been reading this series in order but for this one I don't really think I needed to. I liked and enjoyed this book. I still prefer The League series over this
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Siobhan
Aug 01, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anyone who read any of the DH books
Seriously, this has to be my favorite of the series. I would NOT recommend reading this book first, but for anyone who has followed along over the years-this book answers questions, gives more insight into main characters (like Ash) and just is a fantastic read. It's classic Kenyon but with SO much more and leaves you dying waiting for the next book to come out. This is a book I will probably wind up reading a billion times over because it was THAT GOOD.
Laura
Jun 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this one as a whole new Sumerian Pantheon is introduced along with some delectable Gods, Sin being one, the dance he and Katra do together through emotions from love, loss betrayal ecstasy and trust is so breathtaking, i Loved everything about this book, including revelations to Acheron which had me in tears!!!!

Suffice to say i finished this in record time and loved every minute, its also nice to finally see a little chink in Artemis's armor......

Yea huge 5 stars!
TJ
Dec 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
4.5/5.0

This is probably my favorite in this series since Kenyon strayed from the original Dark Hunters. Both Katra and Sin are characters one can absolutely fall in love with - and undoubtably will! Both are members of the God's pantheons, both know and have lived with both the good and bad that entails. Where Katra was essentially loved and cared for, however, Sin has seen the very worst of what the Gods can do. While Sin is bent of vengeance and trusts no one, Katra's overwhelming love and
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Leah
Mar 14, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reread, adult-lit, 5-stars, m-f
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Jennifer
Aug 09, 2010 rated it really liked it
Great read! Sin is positively SINFUL.............Kat and Sin are great together BUT more importantly.............what happened between Kat and Ash took top honors in this book...........it was heartwarming, very sweet and was glad to read Ash getting just a little bit of happiness.

Artemis is such a cold hearted, self centered, selfish, lying, no conscience BITCH and I hope somewhere in the rest of this series she gets whats coming to her.

On to the next one............................
Emily
Sumerian god, Sin was betrayed by Artemis who took his godhood. For centuries Sin has been biding his time waiting to exact revenge and he is getting closer to reclaiming his power and killing Artemis. However, the gallu are back and ready to destroy every human they come into contact with which is causing a distraction towards his overall goal.

Katra's whole life has been a secret, but when Artemis begs her to kill Sin to protect herself she knows she needs to find out why. She didn't expect to
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Mahlet
Jun 17, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pnr, series
I loved this hero Sin - absolutely gorgeous, Sumerian, and tortured of course ;) Sin has curly black hair, topaz lion-like eyes, and due to his heritage, darkly tanned skin. What an awesome combination! I have a weakness for Italian/Latin/Middle Eastern...basically, anything exotic, and Sin is it! Sin is similar to past Dark-Hunters I've loved in that he's shunned by the Dark-Hunter community and misunderstood (think Zarek and Valerius). The book starts off with Sin taking the heroine Kat ...more
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“She didn't understand that. "How can anyone be afraid of love?"
"How can they not?" His face was completely aghast. "When you love someone... truly love them, friend or lover, you lay your heart open to them. You give them a part of yourself that you give to no one else, and you let them inside a part of you that only they can hurt—you literally hand them the razor with a map of where to cut deepest and most painfully on your heart and soul. And when they do strike, it's crippling—like having your heart carved out. It leaves you naked and exposed, wondering what you did to make them want to hurt you so badly when all you did was love them. What is so wrong with you that no one can keep faith with you? That no one can love you? To have it happen once is bad enough... but to have it repeated? Who in their right mind would not be terrified of that?”
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