Living Dead in Dallas: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel by Charlaine Harris

Living Dead in Dallas: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel

byCharlaine Harris

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The second novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris’s “addictively entertaining”(Locus) Sookie Stackhouse series.

Even though Sookie has her own vampire to look out for her—her red-hot, cold-blooded boyfriend, Bill Compton—she has to admit that the bloodsuckers did save her life. So when one of the local Undead asks the cocktail waitress for a favor, she feels like she owes them.

Soon, Sookie’s in Dallas using her telepathic skills to search for a missing vampire. She’s supposed to interview certain humans involved. There’s just one condition: The vampires must promise to behave—and let the humans go unharmed. Easier said than done. All it takes is one delicious blonde and one small mistake for things to turn deadly...

Title:Living Dead in Dallas: A Sookie Stackhouse NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 26, 2002Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1101134046

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from easy read These books are so easy to read, they move pretty quickly, but can sometimes be redundant. They are they type of book you can almost turn your brain off and read. I recommend this series if you have recently read a tough book and need a moment to breath. You will easily FLY through this series.
Date published: 2017-10-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good I continued to read this series because I enjoyed the first book and wanted to see what would happen to Sookie and the other characters. After a few books though I was skimming a lot and the plots just started to become boring and over-dramatized.
Date published: 2017-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Living Dead in Dallas Great series, amazing follow up
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Addicting but not Amazing Guilty pleasure is how I would describe this series. The writing is not the best and Sookie makes me want to pull my own hair out sometimes, but I still end up wanting to read the next.
Date published: 2017-04-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid Great follow up in the series. Flew through it fast.
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I love this series I loved this book, as the relationship of Bill and Sookie evolves.
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Sequel Another great story in a one-of-a-kind urban fantasy world. I really enjoyed it.
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Living Dead in Dallas Great story. I couldn't put it down. The author really makes you love and hate the characters she writes about.
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Living Dead in Dallas It has lots of supernatural goodness and a fun quick read, like all the books in this series.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from really love this one! I read the complete sookie stackhouse serie, this one I remember most, the story was one of my favourite :)
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyed It wasn't as suspenseful as I hoped since this and the show followed a really similar path unlike some of the other novels in this series.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Great book. I think that it's better than the show. I can not wait to read the rest of them............
Date published: 2015-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Living Dead in Dallas I really enjoyed the adventure and excitement of the novel. I look forward to reading the rest of the series
Date published: 2014-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting series.. The book is a little cheesy at times, but the characters are developed effectively and the story is strong. Good read! Will be continuing to finish the series!
Date published: 2013-12-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 3.5 After I completed Dead Until Dark, I was hesitant to continue on with the second installment. However, I had made a promise to a friend to stick it out, and I had already purchased the book, so I got comfortable and braced myself for the impending doom. At first, my fears were realized. Sookie was still dingy, annoying, and cried at least four times in the first 30 pages. My outlook was grim, but I prevailed on in hopes that the small glimpse of Eric provided within the first few chapters would escalate into a consistent presence and that Dallas would prove to be a more intriguing setting than Bon Temps. I got my wish.
Date published: 2012-09-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from better than the first Sookie Stackhouse is a telepathic cocktail waitress in small town Louisiana. Her boyfriend, Bill is a vampire. Sookie is in love but has a fight with Bill and leaves in a snit to wander in the woods and encounters a maenad. To save Sookie, Bill takes her to the head of the vampires in the area, Eric and it takes several of them to give her their blood in order to survive. Eric then loans her out to the vampires in Dallas who need to find one of their own who is lost. This leads to the Fellowship of the Sun which is a fanatic Christian-based vampire hate group. Hate, murder, werewolves, pain, injury and all sorts of nasty things happen as Sookie follows the leads to find the missing vampire. A sub-plot is the murder of the cook of the bar where Sookie works. The two stories seem totally unconnected and it feels a bit like it was a filler to round the book out. My comments about Bill: what a sleaze. He is cold but he is however a vampire. Eric is also a vamp but he seems so hot. Bill seems to want sex whenever Sookie is hurting. Lots of compassion there. NOT! Bill is definitely not one of my fav characters. I felt this book was better than the first in the series.
Date published: 2012-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Read! All I can say is that I'm so excited to read the next book. So far, this series is great.
Date published: 2012-01-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Second installment This was the second installment of the Sookie Stackhouse series. The characters were good, and made up for the fact that the mystery was easy to figure out. In fact the characters are definitely the best thing in the Sookie books. This is definitely an enjoyable summer book.
Date published: 2011-07-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great series Great Series! Although I can't say i like Sookie so much, she kind of seems self-centered. There is just something about how. However, I love her adventures!
Date published: 2011-05-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from SOOKIE'S DALLAS ADVENTURES- ANOTHER GREAT INSTALMENT This was another super entertaining read; combining fantasy, action, romance and mystery that you'll find difficult to put down. With book #2 we return to small town Louisiana and telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse, still slinging beers for Sam and spending time with her boyfriend, Bill the vampire. Their relationship continues to progress here with anger and jealousies surfacing, and although for the most part Bill is still sweet to Sookie his undisputed predator tendencies also make an appearance. It doesn't take long for Sookie's adventures start up again when a co-worker with ties to a sex club is murdered. (This sub plot then takes a back seat returning later in the book) Soon after Sookie gets attacked by a mystical female creature which requires the assistance of Eric (and others) to suck the poison from her body. Eric then `loans' Sookie out to the Dallas Vampires to aid in the search for a missing vamp. Sookie feels obligated to comply, taking Bill along as her bodyguard. (He flies as cargo in a coffin) And that's when things get really crazy. With a new nest of vampires to deal with as well as assorted religious fanatics and several aggressive werewolves Dallas isn't going to be any vacation. Sexy and cheeky Eric makes a welcome appearance here and I really enjoyed getting to know him better. I'm very curious to see how this immerging love triangle plays out. Despite the progression of Sookie into the supernatural world, which at times made her feel like a clumsy super hero I still found her relatable enough that I was able to discover everything right along with her. Sookie does get injured a lot in this book however and I kept wondering why she refused to take Vampire blood. I mean if she's going to continue playing in the vampire world she's going to need all the strength she can get so its a no-brainer really as it speeds up healing and gives humans increased power. As much as I'm enjoying this series I guess I should have taken a closer look at the spine of this book because with this instalment Charlaine Harris switches from paranormal romance to more urban fantasy, which was a real disappointment to me. I always struggle with UF, preferring my romance front and center, without the now present fade-to-black love scenes (I want in on the steamy action) I also tend to glaze over when too many fantastical creatures are introduced and this worried me early on here with the introduction of the `maenad' and her razorback pig companion. Luckily Harris keeps it to a minimum. Now this is not to say that I didn't enjoy LDID, I did and plan to continue on with the series I was just thrown off by the abrupt genre switch from book#1. It also felt to me like Harris wrote the first and last parts of this book together and then inserted the middle (Dallas) section afterwards. I mention this because as soon as Sookie returns home to Bon Temps from her Dallas adventure we start getting back-story information dumps again, as we'd had in the beginning chapters, rehashing Harris's vampire world rules and events that took place in Dead Until Dark. This felt very strange to me especially in the last quarter of the book. The Dallas section also felt removed from the rest of the story and in all honesty except for the scenes with Eric I didn't enjoy it very much. Anyways I'm ranting here.
Date published: 2011-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved It This is the second book that I have read from the Sookie Stackhouse series and it is certainly better the first one. I love the Sookie character she is out of this world along with bill and jason. This series is very addictive and every book is a fun read it is for all ages.
Date published: 2011-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just As Perfect As The First! LIVING DEAD IN DALLAS by Charlaine Harris This book was just as incredible as the first in the series. I loved this book! The storyline was never lacking, there wasn't even a hole in the story that gave my mind time to stray, much less get bored with the book. I didn't think these characters could get any better, but they did. Some of the predicaments that the characters got themselves into were just hilarious - Lycra, anyone? LIVING DEAD IN DALLAS had a fantastic plot that brimmed with mystery, sex, humor, and some of the best characters (not to mention writing) that I've ever had to pleasure to read. I cannot wait to read the next in the series! I highly, highly recommend the Sookie Stackhouse series! "Somehow, fanged all-night dry cleaners didn't have the same allure that a vampire-studded bar did." Overall Opinion: A+ Visit my blog for my full review! http://kaylasbookcase.blogspot.com/
Date published: 2010-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this series! Living Dead in Dallas picks up where Dead Until Dark left off. Hooks you in like the first one.
Date published: 2010-06-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sookie is at it Again In the second installment of the Southern Vampire Tales, Charlaine Harris does not disappoint. Charlaine does what she does best, write a quick moving tale, with witty dialogue. In this one we are introduced to new mythical creatures, that become a threat to Sookie and her friends. But it does not end there, Sookie is bartered out to a powerful Vamp Nest in Dallas. One of their brothers, has gone missing, and they need Sookie's talents to help dig up evidence to help find him. In typical Sookie fashion, she manages to get in over her head, and finds help in the least likeliest of places. She also sees qualities on Bill her Vampire lover, that makes her question their relationship. If this is not enough, her friend Lafayette is found dead in the vehicle of one of the local law enforcement, and Sookie is determined to see justice done for him. Even if helps a someone that has an animosity towards Sookie, her talents, friends and family. Even though I enjoyed the book, I felt it could have been a little longer or had a few less elements to the book. There was a lot going on for the scant 291 pages that make up this novel. It almost seems more like a short story. Even with series that has the steam this series has, 9 books and counting, I think the books could be better if they were fleshed out a bit. I think Harris has the talent and the ideas to do it.
Date published: 2009-08-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Better than the first! 'Dead Until Dark' had its funny moments but 'Living Dead in Dallas' is waaay funnier...Eric, I think, is one of the best characters in the story. If you love the first one I just don't know how you won't love this one!
Date published: 2009-08-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ooooh, this one was good This is the 2nd book in the Sookie Stackhouse series. I was a bit trepidatious about reading Living Dead in Dallas because I wasn't drawn into the 1st book, Dead Until Dark, like I like to be. I was am so pleased that I continued! It seemed to start off slow, but it does pick up a bit as the mysteries are resolved. I was completely enthralled with the interactions with the her encounters with new supernatural beings as I ventured with Sookie through two main mysteries. Althought these books are about vampires and I accept the dark nature that comes with the realm, there were moments in this book that I feel were twisted/creepy, and I can think of a few from Dead Until Dark as well. These moments are not celebrated, but through Sookies eyes, we see the divisions between normal, not so normal, and down right icky...at times the boundaries aren't quite clear. I'm going to happily continue with this series because of the number of things I've come to enjoy. 1. Virtually any character in her world is fair game for becoming the culprit or victim. 2. The interactions she has with Eric and Sam are certainly entertaining. I like both of them for different reasons. Eric is amusingly sexy. Sam is strong and something about how her yearns for Sookie has endeared him to me. 3. Her relationship with Bill isn't exactly perfect - they get mad...they fight. Thank goodness! I enjoy angst. But it's fun when they make up. 4. New supernatural beings are introduced and I find myself looking forward to their future involvement with Sookie. Sometimes I find the plot development a bit slow and I fail to sypathize with Sookie, but I am enjoying the books. I would recommend this book to those who enjoy paranormal + mystery + romance with a few dashes of sexy and a sprinkle of twisted/creepy.
Date published: 2009-08-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Super Sequel "Living Dead in Dallas" may be billed as the inspiration for TV's "TrueBlood" (a fantastic show, by the way), but the book stands alone as greatly entertaining, suspenseful and surprising. Harris definitely held my attention through another Sookie Stackhouse mystery. I loved the addition of new characters and a handful of crazy plot twists. It was especially interesting to get a closer look at all of the "shifters" as well as the "Fellowship of the Sun". The aspect of intolerance in Sookie's world is explored further, and Harris draws us in to her supernatural world. Though the novel may be a quick read it certainly is just as fun and enjoyable as the first in the series. A great summer read too!
Date published: 2009-07-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another entertaining mystery Living Dead In Dallas by Charlaine Harris is the second of the Sookie Stackhouse novels. The novels are entertaining and unpredictable. There are so many different events that take place to make the story more exciting. Sookie finds Lafayette is dead in Detective Andy Bellefleur's car. Andy is being suspected by the townspeople, but who murdered Lafayette? And why? Andy asks Sookie to look into the minds of people to discover the culprit, but telepathy is not as easy at it sounds. Not only that, Eric takes up Sookie on her offer of helping out whenever her assistance is needed, as long as the humans that were involved would not be killed. Sookie is to go to Dallas with Bill to talk to Stan, whose vampire brother, Farrell, has been abducted. The Fellowship of the Sun, a religious anti-vampire group, is suspected. Will Sookie be able to provide her assistance and recover Farrell alive? 4/5
Date published: 2009-07-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good twists and turns Slowly getting more into the series. I love the balance of the light heaterdness and the darkness of the situations Sookie gets into. I really do enjoy the tension between Sookie and Eric. People always seem to want the good girl with the bad guy. But maybe he's not the bad guy after all. He seems to care for her, behind those manipulative walls he puts up. Its also alluring hearing about Sam playing on the dark side with the beautiful maenid (sp). Looks like Bill and Sookie get a bit distanced in the next installment and my bets are on that she turns to Eric.
Date published: 2009-05-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Funny and frightening all wrapped into one! Another great book by Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas. The follow up novel to Dead Until Dark. Harris knows how to bring vampires, shapeshifters and maenads to life. This book is not quite as good as book # 1 in the Sookie Stackhouse Series, however I do believe that it is a great novel setting up the storylines for the following books. Still highly recommended! Note: HBO's tv show, True Blood, is made after this series of novels.
Date published: 2009-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Entertaining! Great follow up to 'Dead Until Dark' very entertaining, I love how the Sookie Stackhouse books are not just one 'issue' she has to overcome/resolve/deal with per book there is always more then what you intially think going on it keeps you curious about what is going to happen next! I watched and Enjoyed the first season of 'Trueblood' and I am really hoping they follow the story line of this book!
Date published: 2009-05-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sookie returns, and grows In 'Dead Until Dark,' we met Sookie Stackhouse, cocktail waitress, blonde and beautiful, and, oh yeah, telepathic. She's a fun character, with a great inner monologue that makes you laugh, and lives in a world where Vampires have 'come out of the coffin' and let the world know they exist, ever since the invention of synthetic blood. And when she met one, in 'Dead Until Dark,' for the first time in her life, she couldn't read his thoughts. And it was fantastic. 'Living Dead in Dallas' picks up more or less where 'Dead Until Dark' left off, but this time, Sookie finds her telepathic talents are a tool, and she has been asked to use them to solve a missing vampire mystery. Once again, her inner monologue is a joy to listen to (the woman has a healthy dollup of snark), and it is good to see her character's inner strength growing. Similarly, Harris' world becomes more complex, and the surrounding cast of characters (many of which are the things that go bump in the night) come more and more to the forefront. I listened to this book recently as an unabridged audio (I originally read it years ago) - the television show, 'True Blood,' has given this series a nice nudge into the spotlight, and it returns for season two this summer.
Date published: 2009-04-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Living Dead in Dalas I liked this book more than the first in the Sookie Stackhouse novels. It's about Sookie and Bill having to do a favour for Eric. They travel to Dalas together trying to solve a mystery of a missing vampire under the directions of the clan's leader. Using her mind reading gift, Sookie starts to pick up little clues about the missing vampire, and suddenly, she is betrayed, leading her to be in danger. Back at home, Andy is trying to figure out another mystery about who left the dead man in his car and why someone would want to frame him. Sookie and Bill's relationship strengthens, and Eric becomes more closer to Sookie than what Sookie is comfortable with.
Date published: 2009-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good Second Book What a great follow up to the first book. Basically this book has 2 big plots in it. you feel like you are reading 2 books in one. Sookie is lent out by Eric to Stan who is the boss of Dallas to look for a missing vampire. The adventure drives her further into the other world of the supernatural. She learns that there is more to her world than humans and vampires. She also comes back to her home and tries to solve the death of a co-worker. Sookie needs to go to a sex party to learn the truth . And she takes Eric with her. the chemistry that Sookie and Eric have is palpable. It makes her being with Bill very boring. (my opinion anyway). This books is better than the first. Because it goes right into the action. What a great follow up. Could not put this book down.
Date published: 2009-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved It!!! No matter how hard I try not to get sucked in to this series, it happens anyway! I just love these books!!! They are fun and light and a real pleasure to read. My only complaint is that I go through them so quickly and now I have to wait until the rest of them arrive to find out what happens next!
Date published: 2009-03-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from It Is What It Is It's tough to be critical of Charlaine Harris and her Sookie Stackhouse books; after all, there is no pretense of serious literary merit, nor is there a rabid fan base that begs for "re-education." No...Charlaine Harris's books are exactly what they are meant to be: somewhat entertaining, light weight, playful riffs on the Vampire and mystery genres. There is always something fun and fresh in the Sookie novels. Living Dead in Dallas, for instance, has a crazy KKK-like bunch of religious kooks called the Fellowship of the Sun whose mission it is to expunge Vampirism from the world -- or at least from the USA. And there is always a bunch of straight laced, almost monogamous sex between Sookie and her Vampire lover, Bill. Unfortunately, the sex is never arousing, even if it is mildly fun to read, and it only makes me want to crack out some genuine erotica and read it out loud while my wife and I soak in our big clawfoot tub surrounded by candles (but that's not exactly a bad reaction to evoke). As for Sookie's love life, she kisses whomever she wants whenever she wants, while being constantly jealous of Bill, but that is right in line with her skewed personal morality, which turns up its nose at a menage a trois but has no difficulty with being a blood source during sex. But at least she recognizes her hypocrisy. She knows she's a "goody two shoes" -- h*ll, even thong panties are enough to scandalize her (is this a little too much of Charlaine coming through in her character?) -- and that is definitely part of Sookie's charm, but that element of her personality can also become a little much by the end of an installment (which is why it is best to take a break of a month or two before reading another). Even so, I actually do get why Bill and other Vampires, specifically the Viking Vampire, Eric, are attracted to Miss Stackhouse. The telepathic waitress turned telepathic investigator for Vampires is more than a little mouthy, and her ability to stand up to the powerful Vampires without flinching coupled with her genuine self-confidence makes me believe that they'd dig her -- unlike other human females, whose names I won't mention, who inexplicably and inappropriately attract creepy Vampire lovers, whose names I won't mention either. Sookie is a pain in the a**, but if she were real I know I'd be attracted to her. Living Dead in Dallas is a pretty decent Sookie novel, and it is a nice piece of fluff if you're reading something challenging and need a back up. But don't expect greatness. Bon Temp ain't the place to find greatness.
Date published: 2009-02-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not nearly as good as the first This book is the second in the Southern Vampire Series - also known as the Sookie Stackhouse series. Sookie Stackhouse now has a business agreement with Eric - the head vampire in her small little town. Eric loans her service out to the vampires in Texas and some new characters are introduced. There is a 1000 year old vampire who wants to commit suicide. He wants to take out as many vampires in the process. There is a religious cult that goes by the name the Fellowship of the Sun (or something similar). This is a clan that wants to kill all vampires in the name of God. They also like to kill humans who associate with vampires - very ethical by religious standards (insert eye-roll here). In Shreveport (which I believe is the small town where Sookie is from) there is a Maenad. I believe this is a mythical creature which appears as a naked woman in the woods. But she’s strong and vicious. All I can say is that I sure hope the rest of the series is better. The one thing that I liked was that it didn’t dwell too much on the first book. It jumped right in, assuming you’ve already read the first adding a few sentences here and there as a refresher. Honestly, by the end of the book I had forgotten half of the stuff that had happened in the beginning, and this is not a good sign given the book is less than 300 pages long. Often times, I couldn’t remember the title of the book so when people asked what I was currently reading I would have to fish it out of my purse to give an answer. Also, not a good sign. This novel is not as sexual as the first. This can be good or bad depending on what you’re into. It still has some juicy sex scenes including an orgy, so for those that like it - it’s still there, it’s just lacking a bit. It’s got some controversy - Harris flat out compares the Fellowship to the KKK. It’s a decent comparison from what I know (which to be honest, is not very much regarding the KKK). The whole issue turns my stomach and I prefer NOT to know what these cults get up to. I found Sookie to be more annoying in this story. She’s clever, which I like, but she’s just so ridiculous to Bill - her loving boyfriend. She fights with him over things that should just be forgotten. Instead of buying her a sweater, Bill buys her an entire mall. Instead of saying “thank you” she explodes with rage and walks out on him. Read more at: http://justkickinit.ca/2008/11/09/living-dead-in-dallas-by-charlaine-harris/
Date published: 2008-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Number TWO in a series of great books!!! I love this whole series, each one is great!
Date published: 2008-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much better than the first. Loved it So this book gave alot more than the first, more adventures, more romance, more excitement and thrills. I found it was written much better than the first and the Sookie character was beautifully developped. I adored this book and can't wait to read the next one.
Date published: 2008-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better then the first! This sequel had more action, more lust, and more VAMPIRES then the first! I absolutely loved it! There was so much going pertaining to different story lines that I couldn't put it down!
Date published: 2008-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just as good as the first, if not better I really loverd this book, it was full of mystery,romance, a bit of action as well as humor. New characters are introduced, and more is learnt of the old ones. Sookie's relationship wth Bill gets stronger, while Sookie and Eric form an attraction. Ths is really a great series and i recommend it to everyone, it's a book that just can't be put down.
Date published: 2008-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Second in the Series! Small town waitress, Sookie Stackhouse has a lot to deal with in this second installment of the Sookie series. A body is found in the local police detective’s car in the parking lot of Merlotte’s, but before Sookie can use her mind reading abilities to find the killer, something else comes up. It seems that the Dallas vampires are having a problem in the form of a missing vampire. Eric, the vampire sheriff who has jurisdiction over Bon Temps and therefore Sookie and Bill, sends Sookie to Dallas to use her telepathic gift to locate the missing vampire. Unfortunately, Sookie ends up over her head when she has to start using her gift on a radical group of vampire haters known as The Fellowship of the Sun. Charlaine Harris has delivered another fantastic novel with Living Dead in Dallas. It was so much fun to read that I couldn’t bring myself to put it down. The plot turns were unpredictable and exciting. I absolutely loved the direction the plot took. This book didn’t spend much time in Bon Temps, but I found the change of setting enjoyable because it gave the reader a change to get a better idea of vampire politics and the vampire lifestyle. Harris has done a great job in creating a unique, fun universe for her vampires and Sookie. During the course of the novel, the characters personalities were explored further. Eric had a much bigger role in this book than he did in the first, so Eric fans will be pleased. Things really start heating up in this novel, so be sure to have a glass of water nearby to cool off with. The Sookie universe is expanded with new vampire characters as well a species which had previously not been introduced. Overall, I’m thrilled with the progression of the series so far, highly recommended.
Date published: 2008-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sookie Soars You know what I love about Sookie? She knows when to be tough, and when to be soft. I used to hate romance novels where I would sit and wish the protagonist had just cried and let herself be comforted. Charlaine Harris knows just when to do that.
Date published: 2008-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Judge a Book by it Cover I was browsing in the local Chapters and this book's cover caught my eye..I'm glad it did.. this was the 1st of her books that i have read but it won't be the last..I really enjoyed the book..i found it in the fantasy section but besides the fact that it has vampires and shapeshifters as some of the main chartacters, I found it to be more of a (racey!)mystery..if i had to compare it to anyone else, I would say this book is the love child of laurell k hamilton and joe lansdale..i finished this book the same day i started, i couldn't put it down b/c i wanted to see how it all ended!
Date published: 2002-08-18