Dead as a Doornail

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Gollancz, 2009 - Boston (Mass.) - 295 pages
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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's a great cocktail waitress in a fun bar; she has a love life, albeit a bit complicated, and most people have come to terms with her telepathy. The problem is, Sookie wants a quiet life - but things just seem to happen to her and her friends.

Now her brother Jason's eyes are starting to change: he's about to turn into a were-panther for the first time. She can deal with that, but her normal sisterly concern turns to cold fear when a sniper sets his deadly sights on the local changeling population. She afraid not just because Jason's at risk, but because his new were-brethren suspect Jason may be the shooter.

Sookie has until the next full moon to find out who's behind the attacks - unless the killer decides to find her first.

The Sookie Stackhouse books are delightful Southern Gothic supernatural mysteries, starring Sookie, the telepathic cocktail waitress, and a cast of increasingly colourful characters, including vampires, werewolves and things that really do go bump in the night.

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User Review  - olongbourn - LibraryThing

I followed up the Twilight series with the Sookie Stackhouse series. A good, soft transition into more paranormal romance. Too much hype for Charlaine Harris's books because of the HBO series than ... Read full review

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User Review  - DanielleMD - LibraryThing

This is another enjoyable book in the series. Although while I like Alcide as a character, I'm not too fond of the werewolf storyline. There was some cringeworthy stuff in this book involving the ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Charlaine Harris is the author of several New York Times bestselling series. She is married, with children, and lives in Arkansas.

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