Night Embrace is the third book in the Dark Hunter series written by paranormal romance author Sherrilyn Kenyon. It was released on July 1, 2003.
Talon, a Celt Dark Hunter, preferred to be alone. He was forever cursed to cause death to those he loved and cared about; so the only solution was to get away from everyone and never let anyone get too close. He had already lost the people he cared about once; so he would rather not have a repeat performance. His heart couldn’t take it. Now he had settled in the New Orleans bayou, content with the quiet and simple life. Now his life is all about controlling his emotions and keeping the Daimons from killing the humans. [...]