Definitely Dead

Definitely Dead

Book - 2006
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As a person with so few living relatives, Louisiana cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse really hated to lose one. But she never guessed that it would be her cousin Hadley--a consort of the Vampire Queen of New Orleans. After all, technically speaking, Hadley was already dead. And now, as unexpected heir to Hadley's estate, Sookie discovers the inheritance definitely comes with a risk.

Someone doesn't want Sookie looking too deeply into Hadley's past--or for that matter, Hadley's possessions. And they're prepared to do anything in their power to stop her. But who? The range of suspects runs from the Rogue Weres who reject Sookie as a friend of the Pack to the Vampire Queen herself, who could be working through a particularly vulnerable subject--Sookie's first love, Bill.

Whoever it is, they're definitely dangerous--and Sookie's life is definitely on the line...

With HBO's launching of an all-new show, True Blood , based on the Southern Vampire novels, the demand for Charlaine Harris and Sookie Stackhouse is bigger than ever.

Watch a QuickTime trailer for the HBO original series True Blood.

Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780441014002
Branch Call Number: MF Harr
Characteristics: 324 p. ; 21 cm.


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Nov 11, 2013

Okay. I haven't read this, so don't shoot me pleaaseee.
But, a SUPERNATURALLY gifted cOCKTAIL WAITRESS?! This book sounds like...
Well, in all honesty, like something i would read. Still. Id say that idea is pretty freaking CREATIVE.
dont hurt me and tah!

Jul 03, 2013

A fast, fun read! Perfect for summer.

Jun 14, 2013

Definitely not my favorite book of the series... I wasn't to keen on her relationship with Quinn. However, still a good read, just not one of the best from the series.

Jun 07, 2012

Fun, fast read. Good storyline with a rather satisfying ending that sets us up for things to come. On to the next one....

Mar 06, 2012

I enjoyed this series very much. Man I certainly wouldn't mind a Quinn myself.....bring on the next series !

Oct 15, 2011

My favorite of the series so far, though I could do with less Quinn and more Eric!

Sep 26, 2010

I don't like the idea that she got together with Quinn... though the book was good... I finished the whole series in less then half a month... overall a great book!!

Aug 26, 2010

This book can be called a main plot book as it expands and deals with the big picture in the Southern vampire series. New characters are introduced and new agendas are set out. Definitely worth reading!

Jun 10, 2010

Sookie's life is taking a sharp turn to the left. As her cousin's sole heir, she needs to clean out her apartment and claim her inheritance. The Vampire Queen of Louisiana wants her services at the upcoming vampire summit. Her brother Jason may be close to getting married. And Quinn, a were-tiger, seems interested in her for more than business purposes.

Mixed into this are an ongoing series of attacks by Weres, a revelation about Bill's original interest in Sookie and the secret to why she is so attractive to the supernatural set.

Definately Dead reminded me why I like this series so much. Author Charlaine Harris has no qualms to do something that many series authors fail miserably at; she keeps her characters fresh by having them grown and change. Sookie is not the same woman she was in the first book. Her relationships (and those of the people around her) have changed. This keeps the series fresh and exciting. Which keeps readers coming back for more.

Jul 26, 2009

This girl suffers far too many injuries. How much can she take?

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