American author, Sherrilyn Kenyon, has risen above abject poverty to become a very popular and influential novelist. She was born in Columbus, Georgia in 1965. She writes under her own name and also under a pseudonym of Kinley MacGregor. Sherrilyn Kenyon has written urban fantasy and paranormal romance, the Dark Hunter series being her best known work. Kinley MacGregor writes historical pieces with paranormal elements. She has 70 million copies of her books in print, where they have appeared at the top of many bestselling lists.
Other novels in her accomplishments include: Chronicles of Nick, Deadman's Cross, Black Hat Society, Silent Swans, Nevermore, Lords of Avalon, and The League. She has thousands of dedicated fans who are known as Menyons. Many even have tattoos representing her genre-defying series.
Her rise to literary stardom should be a beacon to all those who are struggling to provide for themselves or their families. Sherrilyn Kenyon found a way to come through a dark time in her life as an impoverished, single mother, to a very bright career. Her books have been adapted by Marvel comics, adult coloring books, and soon will be on both the big and small screens in movie franchises.