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Dead Until Dark

109 Ratings: 2.5
A book by Charlaine Harris

"An author of rare talents." --Publishers Weekly      "Harris writes neatly and with assurance." --The New York Times Book Review      "One of the year's best." --Science Fiction … see full wiki

Author: Charlaine Harris
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Ace
28 reviews about Dead Until Dark
review by . June 11, 2007
Sookie Stackhouse has a lot going for her; she's cute, she's blonde, and she's got a great build. But she's also a barmaid at Merlotte's with very little money living with her grandmother. And best yet, she's been saddled with the unfortunate(?) ability of being able to read the minds of those around her. For this attribute, she's been labeled "weird" by most folk in her hometown of Bon Temps, Louisiana; and cute though she may be, most men don't find her cuteness worth the risk of entertaining …
review by . June 01, 2007
The opening book in Charlaine Harris's Southern Vampire Mysteries, Dead Until Dark is a wonderfully fun, dark, and emotional beginning to a paranormal series filled with vampires, mind readers, and a myriad of other creatures, including, possibly, Elvis.    Sookie Stackhouse is a waitress in Bon Temps, afflicted with a unique "disability"--she can read others' minds. While many people would love to have this problem, Sookie sees it as only an annoyance until she finally meets …
review by . April 05, 2007
This book has been popping up in my recommended for you list, forever. I read some reviews and the plot summary and thought it sounded good; but not good enough to make me want to buy it immediately. I added it to my wish list where it got ignored for a long time. Every once in awhile it would pop back up in my recommendation list and I would think about ordering it soon. Then another reviewer, Tom Knapp/Rambles (.net), recommended it to me, so I finally decided to see what this book was all about. …
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