Midnight Crossroad

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Thorndike Press, 2014 - Fiction - 457 pages
29 Reviews
FIRST IN A NEW TRILOGY
From Charlaine Harris, the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse and her world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, comes a darker locale--populated by more strangers than friends. But then, that's how the locals prefer it...
Welcome to Midnight, Texas, a town with many boarded-up windows and few full-time inhabitants, located at the crossing of Witch Light Road and Davy Road. It's a pretty standard dried-up western town.
There's a pawnshop (someone lives in the basement and is seen only at night). There's a diner (people who are just passing through tend not to linger). And there's new resident Manfred Bernardo, who thinks he's found the perfect place to work in private (and who has secrets of his own).
Stop at the one traffic light in town, and everything looks normal. Stay awhile, and learn the truth...

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User Review  - Maydacat - LibraryThing

Midnight, Texas is not your typical small town, nor are its inhabitants ordinary people. In this close-knit community, neighbors look out for neighbors, lending a helping hand where one is needed. A ... Read full review

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User Review  - WingedWolf - LibraryThing

This was a great, atmospheric, descriptive urban fantasy mystery that made me very, very happy. Delightfully complex characters, fun interactions, and you could see, smell, hear and taste that small ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Charlaine Harris is a "New York Times" bestselling author for both her Sookie Stackhouse fantasy/mystery series and her Harper Connelly Prime Crime mystery series. She has lived in the South her entire life.
Her Sookie Stackhouse novels include: "Dead Until Dark," "Living Dead in Dallas," "Club Dead," "Dead to the World," "Dead as a Doornail," "Definitely Dead," "All Together Dead," "From Dead to Worse," "Dead and Gone," "Dead in the Family," "Dead Reckoning," "Deadlocked," and "Dead Ever After.

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