[Reading] ➮ Dead Until Dark ➶ Charlaine Harris – Alwaysonltd.co.uk

Dead Until Dark Sookie Stackhouse Is Just A Small Time Cocktail Waitress In Small Town Louisiana Until The Vampire Of Her Dreams Walks Into Her Life And One Of Her Coworkers Checks OutMaybe Having A Vampire For A Boyfriend Isn T Such A Bright Idea


About the Author: Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris has been a published novelist for over thirty five years A native of the Mississippi Delta, she grew up in the middle of a cotton field Charlaine lives in Texas now, and all of her children and grandchildren are within easy driving distance.Though her early output consisted largely of ghost stories, by the time she hit college Rhodes, in Memphis Charlaine was writing poetry and plays After holding down some low level jobs, her husband Hal gave her the opportunity to stay home and write The resulting two stand alones were published by Houghton Mifflin After a child producing sabbatical, Charlaine latched on to the trend of series, and soon had her own traditional mystery books about a Georgia librarian, Aurora Teagarden Her first Teagarden, Real Murders, garnered an Agatha nomination.Soon Charlaine was looking for another challenge, and the result was the much darker Lily Bard series The books, set in Shakespeare, Arkansas, feature a heroine who has survived a terrible attack and is learning to live with its consequences When Charlaine began to realize that neither of those series was ever going to set the literary world on fire, she regrouped and decided to write the book she d always wanted to write Not a traditional mystery, nor yet pure science fiction or romance, Dead Until Dark broke genre boundaries to appeal to a wide audience of people who simply enjoy a good adventure Each subsequent book about Sookie Stackhouse, telepathic Louisiana barmaid and friend to vampires, werewolves, and various other odd creatures, was very successful in many languages.The Harper Connelly books were written concurrently with the Sookie novels Following the end of Sookie s recorded adventures, Charlaine wrote the Midnight, Texas books, which have become a television series, also The Aurora Teagarden books have been adapted by Hallmark Movie Mystery.Charlaine is a member of many professional organizations, an Episcopalian, and currently the lucky houseparent to two rescue dogs She lives on a cliff overlooking the Brazos River.



10 thoughts on “Dead Until Dark

  1. says:

    After reading a succession ofserious books, I felt the need to read something light and trashy As I discovered from reading this book, you should be careful what you wish for Light Yes Trashy Oh yes Oh yes, yes, yes But not in a good


  2. says:

    C 67% Almost Satisfactory NotesIts supporting characters are flat and uninteresting, the plot s banal, and the mythology isn t explored to its potential.


  3. says:

    The first book in the Sookie Stackhouse series I confess I picked this up at the bookstore for a few reasons 1 The cover was sparkly and I liked the art 2 Vampires Having spent a huge chunk of my youth hoping the vampires in Anne Rice s novels woul


  4. says:

    I started reading this series because I was currently watching True Blood and had developed a slight obsession with Eric Since then, the books have become an absolute guilty pleasure of mine They are not the best written and occasionally we get a little t


  5. says:

    I can t remember if I started the books before the show or started the books after becoming obsessed with the show But who really cares I loved this world and still do Mel I can t remember if I started the books before the show or started the books after becomin


  6. says:

    Stephenie Meyer has nuthin on this woman understatement Harris has in one pinky all the talent of the aforementioned hack, and her huge fan base must take note Dead Until Dark is a loud middle finger to all those in deep love therefore those with questionable tastes wi


  7. says:

    December 2014 buddy read with Shelly, Carole, Evgeny, Karly, Jess, Allison, Catherine Monty Cupcake DNF at 50%.Sookie, Sookie, Sookie Because of you most of my friends either hate me or think I m a total freak They think you re quirky, I think you re silly They think your sto


  8. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Sigh I tried to give this a fair chance, I really did I went into it hopeful, despite some other negative reviews that I ve read, because I quite liked the pilot for True Blood, the new HBO series based


  9. says:

    I d never heard of these books until a few months ago, and as usual, once one person recommends them, everyone seems to be talking about them, you see them everywhere, and you get curious They re in the fantasy section, though for some bizarre reason I was under the impression, at first, t


  10. says:

    The television show True Blood was better than this in every sense it completely transcended it Well, at least, before the fourth season hit and the writing went down the toilet But that s a separate issue altogether The show took Charlaine Harris s book and made the story better it made it sexy


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