Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

(9.0/10) A great mixture of paranormal thriller and laugh-out-loud fun.

Sookie Stackhouse is a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. She's quiet, keeps to herself, and doesn't get out much - not because she's not pretty - she's a very cute bubbly blonde - or not interested in a social life. She really is . . . but Sookie's got a bit of a disability. She can read minds. And that doesn't make her too dateable. And then along comes Bill: he's tall, he's dark and he's handsome - and Sookie can't 'hear' a word he's thinking. He's exactly the type of guy she's been waiting all her life for. But Bill has a disability of his own: he's fussy about his food, he doesn't like suntans and he's never around during the day . . . Yep, Bill's a vampire. Worse than that, he hangs with a seriously creepy crowd, with a reputation for trouble - of the murderous kind. And then one of Sookie's colleagues at the bar is killed, and it's beginning to look like Sookie might be the next victim...

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All reviews for Charlaine Harris's Southern Vampire Series series

Dead Until Dark

Southern Vampire Series: Book 1 written by Charlaine Harris

Sookie Stackhouse is a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. She's quiet, keeps to herself, and doesn't get out much - not because she's not pre [...]

Published: 2001

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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A Touch Of Dead

Southern Vampire Series: Book 10 written by Charlaine Harris

Sookie Stackhouse enjoys her job as a cocktail waitress in Merlotte's, a small-town bar in small-town Bon Temps, deep in Louisiana. She's funny and pretty and, than [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.0 | positive reader reviews

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Dead In The Family

Southern Vampire Series: Book 11 written by Charlaine Harris

If you think your family relationships are complicated, think again: you haven't seen anything like the ones in Bon Temps, Louisiana. Sookie Stackhouse is dealing with [...]

Published: 2010

Our rating: 8.0 | positive reader reviews

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Dead Reckoning

Southern Vampire Series: Book 12 written by Charlaine Harris

There's a reckoning on the way . . .. . . and Sookie has a knack for being in trouble's way; not least when she witnesses the firebombing of Merlotte's, [...]

Published: 2011

Our rating: 9.8 | positive reader reviews

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Deadlocked

Southern Vampire Series: Book 13 written by Charlaine Harris

Sookie Stackhouse is a cocktail waitress in Bon Temps, Louisiana. Now the vampires and the shapeshifters are 'out', you'd think the supernaturals would get on w [...]

Published: 2012

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Living Dead In Dallas

Southern Vampire Series: Book 2 written by Charlaine Harris

Cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse is having a streak of bad luck. First her co-worker is killed, and no one seems to care. Then she comes face-to-face with a beastly crea [...]

Published: 2002

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Club Dead

Southern Vampire Series: Book 3 written by Charlaine Harris

There's only one vampire Sookie Stackhouse is involved with - at least voluntarily - and that's Bill. But recently he's been a little distant - in another state [...]

Published: 2003

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Dead To The World

Southern Vampire Series: Book 4 written by Charlaine Harris

Sookie comes to the rescue of a naked, amnesiac vampire - and ends up in the middle of a war between witches, werewolves and vampires! Sookie Stackhouse is a small-town coc [...]

Published: 2004

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Dead As A Doornail

Southern Vampire Series: Book 5 written by Charlaine Harris

Sookie's got just a month, before the next full moon, to find out who wants her brother dead - and to stop the fiend! Sookie Stackhouse enjoys her life, mostly. She' [...]

Published: 2005

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Definitely Dead

Southern Vampire Series: Book 6 written by Charlaine Harris

Sookie doesn't have that many relations, so she hated to lose one - but of all the people to go, she didn't expect it to be her cousin Hadley, a consort of New Orle [...]

Published: 2006

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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All Together Dead

Southern Vampire Series: Book 7 written by Charlaine Harris

Sookie's beginning to get used to being surrounded by all varieties of undead, changeling, shapeshifting and other supernatural beings - but even she has her limits. Sh [...]

Published: 2007

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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From Dead To Worse

Southern Vampire Series: Book 8 written by Charlaine Harris

The supernatural community in Bon Temps, Louisiana is reeling from two hard blows: the natural disaster of Hurricane Katrina, and the manmade horror of the explosion at the [...]

Published: 2008

Our rating: 8.0 | positive reader reviews

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Dead And Gone

Southern Vampire Series: Book 9 written by Charlaine Harris

Now it's the turn of the weres and shifters to follow the lead of the undead and reveal their existence to the ordinary world. Sookie Stackhouse already knows about the [...]

Published: 2009

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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