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Death Doesn't Bargain

By Sherrilyn Kenyon

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Death Doesn't Bargain is the second historical fantasy title in New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon's Deadman's Cross series.

The Deadmen are back...

But so are the demons who have broken free of their eternal prison and are bent on mankind's destruction. The worst of the lot is Vine, determined to claim their lives for taking hers. She will see the world burn . . . and has the perfect lure to destroy them all. One of their own.

Kalder Dupree has never known a day of mercy. Born to the cruelest of mer-races, he sacrificed himself for his crew and is in Vine's hands. He expects no mercy or rescue.

Yet Cameron Jack is determined to set Kalder free. As a Hellchaser, it's her calling, and she cannot allow even a not-so-innocent to be tortured for an act of kindness that spared her damnation.

To defeat evil, it sometimes takes an even worse evil, and Cameron is willing to do whatever she must to make this right. If Vine thought she had her hands full before, she hasn't seen anything nearly as powerful as Cameron's resolve.

Death Doesn't Bargain is the second historical fantasy title in New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon's Deadman's Cross series. Where Deadmen tell their tales, and every soul is damned or redeemed by the final choices they make.

Praise for Sherrilyn Kenyon:

'A publishing phenomenon . . . [Sherrilyn Kenyon is] the reigning queen of the wildly successful paranormal scene . . .' Publishers Weekly

'Brisk, ironic and relentlessly imaginative. These are not your mother's vampire novels' Boston Globe

'I couldn't put it down till I'd finished, I was utterly hooked . . . a fantastic read!' bookthing.org

'No matter the genre, Kenyon is an awesome read!' RT Book Reviews

'A wild, wicked delight . . . no one does sexy, tormented heroes better - or more inventively - than Sherrilyn Kenyon' New York Times bestselling author Nicole Jordan

Biographical Notes

New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon is a regular in the #1 spot. This extraordinary bestseller continues to top every genre in which she writes. More than 60 million copies of her books are in print in more than one hundred countries. Her current series include Deadman's Cross, The Dark-Hunters, The League, and Chronicles of Nick. Her Chronicles of Nick and Dark-Hunter series are soon to be major motion pictures.

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  • ISBN: 9780349412207
  • Publication date: 08 May 2018
  • Page count: 336
  • Imprint: Piatkus
Kenyon (Born of Legend) puts the lie to the old adage "Dead men tell no tales" in the jam-packed, appealing first book of her Deadman's Cross historical fantasy series — Publishers Weekly on Deadmen Walking
Kenyon gives readers scrumptious heroes - still with a dark edge and dangerous powers . . . she creates a world full of depth and intelligent details . . . and gives her stories an underpinning and a foundation in authenticity without sacrificing the breathless pace of her plots - no small feat! — Romantic Times
Kenyon delivers the goods readers have come to expect, and more — Booklist
A delicious balance of suspense and sensuality — Publishers Weekly (on STYXX)
Kenyon (Born of Legend) puts the lie to the old adage "Dead men tell no tales" in the jam-packed, appealing first book of her Deadman's Cross historical fantasy series
Kenyon gives readers scrumptious heroes - still with a dark edge and dangerous powers . . . she creates a world full of depth and intelligent details . . . and gives her stories an underpinning and a foundation in authenticity without sacrificing the breathless pace of her plots - no small feat!
Kenyon delivers the goods readers have come to expect, and more
A delicious balance of suspense and sensuality
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