This is the 27th book in the Dark Hunter series by Sherrilyn Kenyon and the story of Cratus and Delphine.
The son of Warcraft and Hate, Cratus has spent eternity battling for
the ancient gods who birthed him. He is death. Now that an ancient
enemy has been unleashed, Cratus's task is to destroy it. Delphine
Toussaint is a philanthropist whose passion is for world peace. When a
chance meeting brings her together with Cratus, the two develop a
striking bond. Cratus is at first baffled by this human and her open
nature...but soon he realises that Delphine is the key to completing
his mission. Delphine, meanwhile, is troubled by nightmares that are
starting to become a reality. The only comfort she can find is around
Cratus. But she refuses to give in to war, and he refuses to lay down
his arms. Yet one of them must give in, or humanity will pay the
The only thing I can say is Sherrilyn Kenyon is an amazing writer. Believe it or not, I was late coming to the Dark Hunter party - but this gave me the opportunity to read them one after the next - all 22 of them. LOL I was blown away by the world Ms. Kenyon has created and now consider myself a Kenyon Minion. :) I look forward to each new release and gladly tell anyone who will listen that they should read these books. :)
I give this book and the entire series 5 out of 5 stars!!!