Living Dead in Dallas: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel

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Penguin, Mar 26, 2002 - Fiction - 304 pages
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For years, Charlaine Harris has delighted fans with her mystery series featuring small-town waitress-turned- paranormal sleuth Sookie Stackhouse. Now, Ace is pleased to republish her second novel in the series in hardcover. In this book, Sookie is pursued by a very sexy vampire—and a very deadly monster. With HBO and Alan Ball, creator of Six Feet Under, launching an all-new series, True Blood, based on the Southern Vampire novels, the demand for Charlaine Harris and Sookie Stackhouse is going to be bigger than ever.

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User Review  - 4everfanatical - LibraryThing

I really wanted to like this book. I really tried to separate it from the TV show but the TV show is just better. I did not like the portrayal of Godfrey. I did not like the fact that we miss out on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

Sookie is much less whiney in this book then se was in the first Southern Vampire Mystery. The book opens with the murder of Lafayette, one of the short order cooks at Merlott's. The murder isn't ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Charlaine Harris was born in Tunica, Mississippi on November 25, 1951. She attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. She wrote poetry and plays before beginning to publish mysteries set in the American South. The first book in her Aurora Teagarden series, Real Murders, was nominated in 1990 for an Agatha Award for Best Novel. She also writes the Lily Bard series, the Harper Connelly series, and the Sookie Stackhouse series. In 2001, the first book in the Sookie Stackhouse series, Dead until Dark, won an Anthony Award for Best Paperback Mystery. The series was adapted as a TV show on HBO called True Blood. The final novel in the Sookie Stackhouse Series, entitled Dead Ever After, was named to the New York Times bestseller list in 2013.

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