Review: Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon

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Review: Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Unleash the Night
Book Info

Released: Dec. 25, 2005
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Series: Were-Hunter #3
Pages: 378



I love the way SK is able to integrate soooo many aspects into this one world. It makes it so much more appealing and interesting that it’s really hard to walk away from once you finish the book. ~ Under the Covers

True to Sherrilyn Kenyon’s ways, we have another tortured hero who seems to have a heart of gold! Wren Tigarian is probably the most sweetest, gentlest soul of the bunch and there was something about him that made me want to curl up and hug him. As I read UNLEASH THE NIGHT, I became so attached to Wren that I felt that if anyone threatened him, I would definitely rip them a new one. He has become my baby.

I won’t go into a ton of details about the plot but Wren is a Tigard and he’s been having trouble dealing with this other side of himself. Even as a powerful white tiger, he sees himself as an abomination so the romance he finds with Marguerite seems very new to him. He doesn’t see himself worthy to be with a Senator’s daughter. But Maggie holds on to him and I think it’s so sweet that she sees him in a bright light because it soon changes how Wren sees himself as well.

The tone of this book felt a little different to me than the others. It almost feels like a Young Adult book with the way SK approaches the romance. It’s very unsure and tentative and it blooms quite fast and furious as first loves often do. Also playing into that part is the emphasis on the taunting and hassling by Maggie’s friends in the beginning which reminds me of the sort of thing you’d find in YA books. Maggie and Wren just seemed like two young hearts finding love for the first time and it was such a thrill to read it.

Readers are introduced to Savitar as well and I find him sooo intriguing. He better get his own book! I’m dying to know more about him!

There’s a time travel aspect to this book that makes this book really unique. There was a time there that confused me but overall, it definitely made this book a better one. I love the way SK is able to integrate soooo many aspects into this one world. It makes it so much more appealing and interesting that it’s really hard to walk away from once you finish the book.

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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 65 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.

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  1. Thanks for this review – I haven’t started this series yet but I’ve heard great things about it ….hanging head in shame…..

  2. I really need to re-read this series. Those first books are some of the best and Wren’s is one of my favorites ♥ Savitar is so enigmatic & elusive and I love the tidbits we get of/from him throughout the series. Unfortunately, we don’t have a Savitar book yet, but I hope we get one in the very near future.

  3. This was one of my favorites. I haven’t been keeping up with the series since “Acheron”, but if she writes Savitar’s book (PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE) I will be all over it!

  4. Aw Wren was one of my favorite sin that series. It’s been years since I’ve read it though. I’ll second the needing to go back and re-read the series. Some of those early ones were amazing!


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