Dead to the WorldCharlaine Harris
fantasy > urban fantasy, romance > paranormal romance
Sookie Stackhouse is back! The mind-reading, vampire-dating, small-town cocktail waitress from small-town Louisiana returns in her fourth Southern Vampire Mystery.
Life is never simple for Sookie Stackhouse, despite (or maybe because of) the fact that she always tries to do the right thing. Maybe that's why, when she comes across a semi-naked vampire on the road home from work, she doesn't just drive on by, even though she knows it almost certainly means trouble. Turns out the vampire hasn't a clue as to who he is.
But Sookie does. It's Eric, still as scary and sexy – and dead – as the day she first met him. But now that he has amnesia, Eric is sweet, vulnerable, and in need of Sookie's help – because whoever took his memory now wants his life. Sookie's investigation into why leads straight into a dangerous battle among witches, vampires and werewolves. But the greater danger could be to Sookie's heart – because the kinder, gentler Eric is very difficult to resist...
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
The Southern Vampire Mysteries :: Series
Also known as the Sookie Stackhouse series.