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Presumably all drunks in her area have unresolved mother issues. I actually finished this book nea Well in case you can’t tell, I’m hooked on this series. But recently he’s been a little distant – in another state The books are light and humorous.

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Eric is as enigmatic as ever and his interactions with Sookie are a highlight as she tries to thwart his determined attempts to discover what really happened between them when he lost his memory. We had sex in every room in my house, and we had sex outdoors. Sure Bill, Doonrail and Eric are present but it’s not about them.

I’ll tell you what this book is though: Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris 1 4 May 27, Vead rhapsodyinbooks We’re into reading, politics, and intellectual exchanges. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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I loved the first one and kinda liked the other 3 books, but this is too boring. This series keeps taking the Sookie character in new directions but all of them seem to be logical extensions of where she’s come from.

Every male in the entire world wants Sookie Stackhouse, in case you hadnt caught onto that yet. At this point, the novelty of little Southen Sookie is starting to wear thin. So, the focus in the chadlaine is on the Were’s, as I said, and I came to the realization that I’m not a fan of the Were’s. From what I remember, this one focused on the shifters more and less on the vampires, so right there, that gets a lower rating from me.


Trouble abounds in their relationship, and in the town, and complications arise due to the affections of another, more powerful vampire, a Werewolf, a nasty coven of Witches and two shape shifters. Werewolves still make me contemplate suicide. Dead as a Doornail. It wasn’t that she feared death. Everyone wants a piece of Dornail. I find Sookie’s struggle to deal with these attentions endearing.

Eric still makes my tummy feel all full of butterflies. In the meantime, she has to make a deal with Eric charlaaine get a temporary bartender to cover for Sam, and Alcide wants her help with the choosing of a new packmaster charaline the Shreveport werewolves.

She afraid not just because Jason’s at risk, but because his new were-brethren suspect Jason may be the shooter. I am realllly looking forward to book 6. Books by Charlaine Harris.

Yes, it’s a wonderfully written series that keeps me looking forward to the next book in the series. She is still as spunky and great as ever, but needs better guys to work charlainf. Known for dispensing their own kind of justice, the real shooter needs to be found before the werepanthers turn on Jason.

But back to Sookie, I can hardly wait to get my hands on the next volume and see which of this bunch of guys manages to win her attention.

This includes Bill and Eric. Although there are three storylines that develop independently, each demonstrates the more negative aspects of the various supernatural groups, which have, until now, been presented in a generally positive light.


This is a book I’ve read a couple times in the past and realized I never actually wrote a review for it. View all 18 comments. Sookie discovers that Patrick is cheating in the endurance test. Calvin Norris is also shot and seriously wounded, and Sookie learns that charlsine shifters and were-animals are being shot throughout Louisiana. Sookie having part of her house burned was sad, Dooranil story a bit throw-away, but the climax, the packmaster duel at the end, was just disappointing in its fercoity rather than exhilarating in action.

Because their packmaster died, they must pick a new leader: Alcide, a character I liked in past books, is kind of a jerk here and the whole head of the pack competition grossed me out. I am in possession of book one and havent started it yet! Look up dead as a doornail in Wiktionary, the yarris dictionary.

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And there underlying flirting is awesome. Lists with This Book.

She has broken up with her vampire boyfriend Bill, and is ticked off at her potential werewolf boyfriend Alcid. The new element in this reheated trash is an English pirate vampire. But when I came into this one, and realized at the end that Sookie isn’t actually with anyone in this book, I was a little Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris 1 6 Aug 10, Deax is a great series to have outside by a warm fire, your favorite beverage and a cigar.