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  • May 20, 2007
Sookie Stackhouse is asked once again by Eric, a vampire leader, to leave her waitress job so that she can use her telepath skills to locate a missing vampire. The problem is the vampire she is supposed to find is her boyfriend, Bill, who she has just learned has betrayed her.

This is an exciting tale with a lot of emotional ups and downs. Poor Sookie seems to get into one difficult situation after another, all to rescue someone she is really angry with. Helping her on her quest is a werewolf named Alcide. He is indebted to the vampires and takes Sookie to the city and Club Dead as payment on that debt. The sparks fly and he soon realizes his task is not a hardship. I really enjoyed Alcide, I hope we see more of him in future stories.

I normally don't enjoy a book where the two main characters are at odds, but that was not this case with this story. Ms. Harris writes a realistic tale about relationships and their complexities, lacing it with fascinating characters, some battles, a few tears and a couple laughs.

Like the previous stories in this series, this book has a lot going for it; I didn't want to put it down. With the first two books I was kicking myself for waiting so long to start reading this series, I had wished that I would have discovered them back when Ms. Harris wrote the first one. Now, having read this one, I am glad I have the entire series at my disposal now, because if I had to wait a year for book 4, I think I'd go a little nutty.

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Sookie Stackhouse is having man trouble. Her vampire boyfriend, Bill, has been distant and inattentive lately. Then he announces that he is going on a business trip, which clearly is more than it seems. After a werewolf tries to abduct Sookie at work, Bill's boss, Eric, tells her that Bill fell under the sway of his--Bill's, that is--ex, a sexy vamp named Lorena, and has been kidnapped. Eric wants Sookie's help in getting Bill back, and despite her hurt over Bill's betrayal, Sookie agrees to go to Jackson, Mississippi, to find her wayward lover. Eric has persuaded Alcide, a dashing werewolf, to get Sookie access to Josephine's, aka Club Dead, the local hangout of Jackson's supernatural element. In between dodging kidnappers, the advances of amorous Eric, and her growing feelings for Alcide, Sookie has to find out who kidnapped Bill and figure out a way to rescue him. With some droll touches--Elvis, now a vampire, is Sookie's faithful guard --Club Deadis ideal for readers who like their vampire fiction light, humorous, and fast-paced.Kristine Huntley
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ISBN-10: 1841493015
ISBN-13: 978-1841493015
Author: Charlaine Harris
Publisher: Ace Books, Orbit

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