Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris (born November 25, 1951 in Tunica, Mississippi) is a New York Times bestselling author who has been writing for over twenty years. She was raised in the Mississippi River Delta area. Though her early works consisted largely of poems about ghosts and, later, teenage angst, she wrote plays when she attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. She began to write books a few years later.

After publishing two stand-alone mysteries, Harris launched a lighthearted series "starring" Georgia librarian Aurora Teagarden, with Real Murders, a Best Novel nominee for the 1990 Agatha Awards. Harris wrote eight Aurora titles. In 1996, she released the first of the much darker Shakespeare mysteries, featuring the amateur sleuth Lily Bard, a karate student who makes her living cleaning houses. Shakespeare's Counselor, the fifth - and last - was printed in fall 2001.

After Shakespeare, Harris created The Sookie Stackhouse urban fantasy series about a telepathic waitress who works in a bar in the fictional Northern Louisiana town of Bon Temps. The first of these, Dead Until Dark, won the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Mystery in 2001. Each book follows Sookie as she tries to solve mysteries involving vampires, werewolves, and other supernatural creatures. The series, which now numbers nine titles, has been released worldwide.

Sookie Stackhouse proved to be so popular that Alan Ball, creator of Six Feet Under, announced he would undertake the ... (more)

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Speculative Fiction Novels (26)
2020  The Long Fall (Gunnie Rose, #2)
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Release date - January 14, 2020
2018  An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose, #1)
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2017  The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories (The Southern Vampire Mysteries)
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2017  Dancers in the Dark & Layla Steps Up: The Layla Collection (The Southern Vampire Mysteries)
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2016  Night Shift (Midnight, Texas, #3)
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2015  Day Shift (Midnight, Texas, #2)
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2014  Midnight Crossroad (Midnight, Texas, #1)
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2013  After Dead: What Came Next in the World of Sookie Stackhouse (The Southern Vampire Mysteries)
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2013  Dead Ever After (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #13)
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2012  Deadlocked (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #12)
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2011  Dead Reckoning (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #11)
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2010  Dead in the Family (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #10)
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2009  Grave Secret (Harper Connelly, #4)
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2009  A Touch of Dead (The Southern Vampire Mysteries)
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2009  Dead and Gone (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #9)
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2008  From Dead to Worse (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #8)
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2007  An Ice Cold Grave (Harper Connelly, #3)
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2007  All Together Dead (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #7)
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2006  Grave Surprise (Harper Connelly, #2)
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2006  Definitely Dead (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #6)
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2005  Grave Sight (Harper Connelly, #1)
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2005  Dead as a Doornail (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #5)
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2004  Dead to the World (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #4)
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2003  Club Dead (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #3)
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2002  Living Dead in Dallas (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #2)
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2001  Dead Until Dark (The Southern Vampire Mysteries, #1)
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Comics and Anthology (13)
2018  Haunted (Cemetery Girl, #3)
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2015  Inheritance (Cemetery Girl, #2)
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2014  Dead But Not Forgotten
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2014  Games Creatures Play
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2013  The Pretenders (Cemetery Girl, #1)
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2012  An Apple for the Creature
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2011  Death's Excellent Vacation
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2011  Home Improvement: Undead Edition
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2009  Must Love Hellhounds
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2008  Wolfsbane and Mistletoe
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2007  Many Bloody Returns
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2005  Bite
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2004  Night's Edge
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Others non-spefi books (2)
2019  Small Kingdoms and Other Stories
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Release date - May 28, 2019
2011  The Sookie Stackhouse Companion (The Southern Vampire Mysteries)
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