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Dead Until Dark

by Charlaine Harris

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Sookie Stackhouse is a cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana, but she keeps to herself and doesn't date much because of her "disability" to read minds. When she meets Bill, Sookie can't hear a word he's thinking. He's the type of guy she's waited for all of her life, but he has a disability, too--he's a vampire with a bad reputation. When one of Sookie's coworkers is killed, she fears she's next.

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...question that was to a vampire. The vampire in question was stroking my back as though he were soothing a kitten. "I was made vampire in 1870, when I was thirty human years old." I looked up; his glowing face was expressionless, his eyes pits of blackness in the dark woods. "Did you fight in the War?" "Yes." "I have the feeling you're gonna get mad. But it would make her and her club so happy if you'd tell them a little bit about the War, about what it was really like." "Club?" "She belongs to Descendants of the Glorious Dead." "Glorious dead." The vampire's voice was unreadable, but I could tell, sure enough, he wasn't happy. "Listen, you wouldn't have to tell them about the maggots and the infections and the starvation," I said. "They have their own picture of the War, and though they're not stupid people--they've lived through other wars--they would like to know more about the way people lived then, and uniforms and troop movements." "Clean things." I took a deep breath....

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All comments: 4

TKohn3

20 Nov 2010 02:39:48

Loved this book -- alot of fun and a great escape.

bizenghastas

31 Oct 2010 07:55:56

I really liked the book, when I throw all that sex scenes

j.fernando25

27 Oct 2010 11:55:11

When i watched True Blood i was inlove with it. I looked hard for these series

kaleidoscope17

09 Oct 2010 15:06:29

Found out about this book series by watching HBO Trueblood. Fell in love and got hooked its a must read...

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left-link right-link "Bubba is going to watch you while I'm gone, " Bill said stiffly. I raised my eyebrows. "All right. He's not long on... " Bill cast around. "... Anything, " he finally admitted. "But he's strong, and he'll do what I tell him, and he'll make sure no one breaks into your house. " "He'll stay out in the woods?" "Oh, yes, " Bill said emphatically. "He's not even supposed to come up and speak to you. At dark, he'll just find a place from which he can see the house, and he'll watch all night. " I'd have to remember to close my blinds. The idea of the dim vampire peering in my windows was not edifying.

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  It's not that long a drive from Bon Temps to New Orleans, and everyone who came into the bar said that if you threw a rock on a street comer you'd hit one. Though you better not.

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  "Ooh, did he have fangs?"

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i'd beenWAITING for the vampire for years when he walked into the bar

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