Edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner.
The editors of the New York Times bestselling Death's Excellent Vacation bring home a new collection... with a never-before-published Sookie Stackhouse story!
There's nothing like home renovation for finding skeletons in the closet or otherwordly portals in the attic. Now, for any homeowner who's ever wondered, "What's that creaking sound?" or fans of "how to" television who'd like a little unreality mixed in with their reality shows, editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner return with an all-new collection of the paranormal perils of Do-It-Yourself.
Sookie Stackhouse resides in these pages, in a never-before-published story by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris. And New York Times bestselling authors Patricia Briggs, James Grady, Heather Graham, Melissa Marr, and nine other outstanding writers have constructed more frightening and funny fixer-upper tales guaranteed to shake foundations and rattle readers' pipes.
- Introduction by Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner
- Through This House by Seanan McGuire
- Rick the Brave by Stacia Kane
- Full-Scale Demolition by Suzanne McLeod
- The Brightest Day by Toni L. P. Kelner
- Gray by Patricia Briggs
- Blood on the Wall by Heather Graham
- The Strength Inside by Melissa Marr
- It's All in the Rendering by Simon R. Green
- If I Had a Hammer by Charlaine Harris
- Wizard Home Security by Victor Gischler
- The Path by S. J. Rozan
- Woolsey's Kitchen Nightmare by E. E. Knight
- Squatter's Rights by Rochelle Krich
- The Mansion of Imperatives by James Grady
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