Charlaine Harris is a best-selling author who has been penning down mysteries for more than thirty years. Born and raised in the Mississippi Area, Charlaine Harris now resides in Southern Arkansas with her husband.
Order of Sookie Stackhouse Series
|1||Dead Until Dark||2001||Description / Buy|
|2||Living Dead in Dallas||2002||Description / Buy|
|3||Club Dead||2003||Description / Buy|
|4||Dead to the World||2004||Description / Buy|
|5||Dead as a Doornail||2005||Description / Buy|
|6||Definitely Dead||2006||Description / Buy|
|7||All Together Dead||2007||Description / Buy|
|8||From Dead to Worse||2008||Description / Buy|
|9||Dead and Gone||2009||Description / Buy|
|10||A Touch of Dead||2009||Description / Buy|
|11||Dead in the Family||2010||Description / Buy|
|12||Dead Reckoning||2011||Description / Buy|
|13||Deadlocked||2012||Description / Buy|
|14||Dancers in the Dark (Short Story)||2012||Description / Buy|
|15||Dead Ever After||2013||Description / Buy|
|16||After Dead||2013||Description / Buy|
Despite the fact that a majority of her early works were mainly poems about ghosts, she, later on, began working on novels after joining college. Harris is widely known for the Southern Vampire Mysteries series that was later on adapted by HBO into the True Blood Television series.
For more than twenty years, Charlaine Harris has been a published writer. A native of the Mississippi area, Charlaine Harris’s family, owned a cotton field. Currently, Charlaine Harris resides with her husband and three children in Southern, Arkansas.
When she began writing, Charlaine Harris mainly specialized in Ghost stories. When she was admitted to college, she began working on plays and poetry. After she completed her college education, Charlaine Harris took some low paying jobs. Eventually, she decided to quit, and began writing, since she had so much time on her hands. In no time, Charlaine Harris had completed two standalone novels, which were published by Houghton and Mifflin. While raising her children, Charlaine Harris began working on mystery novels, and it did not take long before she brought to life, Aurora Teagarden, a Georgian Librarian.
Real Murders was the novel that introduced the readers to Aurora Teagarden. The novel garnered an Agatha nomination. Eventually, Charlaine Harris began looking for another challenge, and the result was the Lily Bard book series. All the books in the Lily Bard book series have been set, in Shakespeare, Arkansas. The Lilly Bard book series features a heroine who had managed to survive a dreadful attack and is teaching herself to live with the consequences. When the author, Charlaine Harris realized that none of the books that she had previously penned down was going to set the literary world on fire, she decided to regroup and eventually came up with a book that she had always wanted to write, Dead Until Dark. The novel, Dead until Dark managed to break the genre boundaries and appealed to a much wide audience of readers who enjoyed great adventure stories.
Sookie Stackhouse Books into Movies/TV
The Sookie Stackhouse was adapted into a television series, True Blood. The show ran for seven seasons and a total of 80 episodes, airing on HBO. The show was executive produced by Alan Ball who is best known for writing the Academy Award winning American Beauty as well as the television show Six Feet Under which was another hit on HBO. True Blood earned every bit of its TV-MA rating as it featured lots of nudity, sex, and violence. Just like the books they are based on.
Actor Stephen Moyer played Bill Compton while Ryan Kwanten played Sookie’s brother Jason. The breakout actor of the film though had to be Alexander Skarsgard as Eric Northman. This show really burst him onto the scene as an actor and his character was beloved on the show.
The series featured actress Ana Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse
Sookie Stackhouse Series Best Books
Dead Until Dark: This is the first book in the series which introduces us to Sookie as she is working as a cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. Her “disability” makes it hard for her to date or really even have a lot of freinds, but that all changes when she meets Bill Compton. She can’t read his mind and that, plus his looks, make him into the type of guy she is looking for. What she doesn’t know is that Bill is a vampire with a bad reputation and that there are some bad vampires on the lookout for him. Sookie’s life has never really been easy thanks to her abilities, but who knew having a boyfriend would be even harder.
Dead to the World:: This book begins as Bill heads off to Peru. One fine night, Sooky finds the authoritative, cocky, smug Eric, running down her road. However, the only problem was that Eric was half-naked. Apart from his losing his memory, Eric’s personality had changed completely as well. Despite many misgivings, Sooky decides to take Eric in. She eventually gets to learn that a witch had cursed Eric.
The main reason why Eric’s memory had been taken from him was that there was a new group in Shreveport, that was more than determined to dominate the supernatural community. It does not take before her brother Jason disappears. Once she learned that her brother had disappeared, Sooky becomes extremely worried because she feels that witches had taken his brother.
The Werewolves who belong to Alcide’s pack are being brutally murdered. Despite the fact that Sooky had made a promise of not getting involved, she makes a promise of looking after Eric, who was being tracked by witches and also find her brother as well.
Living Dead in Dallas: This is the second installment in the Sookie Stackhouse book series. In this installment, Bill and Sookie start to have a little bit of misunderstanding, which eventually leads to a major row. The two have to determine whether they are going to continue with their relationship. The adventure begins when one of Sookie’s co-worker who had tied to a sex club is brutally murdered. It does not take long before a spiritual female creature that was seeking Eric’s assistance attacks Sookie.
Later on, Eric allows Sookie to assist a group of vampires, the Dallas Vampires who were searching for a missing vampire. Sookie decides to take Bill along, but this time around as his bodyguard. However, it is at this point that things begin to get a little bit crazy. Apart from dealing with a new nest of vampires, Sookie has to deal with a group of religious fanatics as well.
What Is The Next Book in The Sookie Stackhouse Series?
There doesn't seem to be an upcoming book in The Sookie Stackhouse Series. The newest book is After Dead and was released on October, 29th 2013.