Living Dead In Dallas

Author: Charlaine Harris
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575089393
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Cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse is having a streak of bad luck. First her co-worker is killed, and no one seems to care. Then she comes face-to-face with a beastly creature which gives her a painful and poisonous lashing. Enter the vampires, who graciously suck the poison from her veins (like they didn't enjoy it). The point is: they saved her life. So when one of the bloodsuckers asks for a favour, she obliges - and soon Sookie's in Dallas, using her telepathic skills to search for a missing vampire. She's supposed to interview certain humans involved, but she makes one condition: the vampires must promise to behave, and let the humans go unharmed. But that's easier said than done, and all it takes is one delicious blonde and one small mistake for things to turn deadly ... The Sookie Stackhouse books are delightful Southern Gothic supernatural mysteries, starring Sookie, the telepathic cocktail waitress, and a cast of increasingly colourful characters, including vampires, werewolves and things that really do go bump in the night.

True Blood Omnibus

Author: Charlaine Harris
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575110384
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Sookie Stackhouse enjoys her job as a cocktail waitress in Merlotte's, a small-town bar in small-town Bon Temps, deep in Louisiana. She's funny and pretty and, thanks to her grandmother, she's very well-mannered - but since not many people truly appreciate her ability to read their minds, the guys haven't exactly been beating down her door ... And then along came Bill, tall, dark and handsome - and Sookie couldn't 'hear' a word he was thinking. He was exactly the type of guy she'd been waiting all her life for. Of course, Bill had a disability of his own: fussy about his food, not into suntans, bit of a night person: yep, Bill was a vampire. But at least now Sookie nows there *are* guys she can date who won't worry about her catching them thinking about other women ...

The Charlaine Harris Sampler

Author: Charlaine Harris
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575129883
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A perfect introduction to Charlaine Harris' work, this sampler contains the following five complete novels: DEAD UNTIL DARK - Sookie book one LIVING DEAD IN DALLAS - Sookie book two CLUB DEAD - Sookie book three Meet Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic cocktail waitress in the quiet rural town of Bon Temps, Lousiana: she's found a vampire boyfriend, and her life will never be the same again! GRAVE SIGHT - the first Harper Connelly novel Introducing Harper Connelly: a gutsy new heroine who makes her living finding the dead - telepathically! SHAKESPEARE'S LANDLORD - the first Lily Bard novel Lily Bard is starting over again. She's disguised herself as much as she can, but before long, everyone is going to know Lily Bard's name.

Dead Ever After

Author: Charlaine Harris
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425256391
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After learning the devastating reason why vampire hunk Eric Northman has been cooling on their relationship, clairvoyant waitress Sookie Stackhouse becomes embroiled in a shocking murder that sends all of Bon Temps reeling in the final novel of the best-selling series. Reprint. 750,000 first printing.

The First Sookie Ebook Collection

Author: Charlaine Harris
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575129123
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The first six Sookie Stackhouse novels, inspiration for HBO's hit series TRUE BLOOD Contains six fantastic novels: DEAD UNTIL DARK, LIVING DEAD IN DALLAS, CLUB DEAD, DEAD TO THE WORLD, DEAD AS A DOORNAIL, DEFINITELY DEAD

Novels By Charlaine Harris Book Guide

Author: Books, LLC
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781155375663
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 23. Chapters: The Southern Vampire Mysteries, List of The Southern Vampire Mysteries characters, A Touch of Dead, Living Dead in Dallas, Club Dead, Dead and Gone, Dead Until Dark, Dead in the Family, Dead as a Doornail, All Together Dead, From Dead to Worse, Definitely Dead, Two Blondes, Dead to the World, Grave Sight, An Ice Cold Grave, Three Bedrooms, One Corpse. Excerpt: This is a listing of significant characters in Charlaine Harris's The Southern Vampire Mysteries / Sookie Stackhouse novels only. HBO created a television series called True Blood based on this series. Sookie is the protagonist and narrator of The Southern Vampire Mysteries, and resides in the fictional town of Bon Temps, in rural, northern Louisiana. In the first novel, Dead Until Dark, she describes herself as being 25 years old, with blond hair and blue eyes. She also states: "my legs are strong and my bosom is substantial, and I have a waspy waistline." She is written to wear a ladies size 8-10. Sookie, although not highly educated, is well read and has an extensive vocabulary, mainly attributed to her affinity for her "word-of-the-day" calendar. Although Sookie appears to be human, she possesses telepathic abilities, which manifested at a very young age. She is able to read most human minds, and after meeting the vampire Bill Compton, learns that she can not "hear" Bill's thoughts.* She discovers that while it is possible to read the minds of other supernatural creatures, they do not "broadcast" as clearly as true humans. Sookie lives in her ancestral home, which she inherits after her grandmother, Adele Stackhouse, is murdered in the first book. She has one sibling, her older brother Jason Stackhouse. In the sixth book, Definitely Dead, Sookie discovers she is part Faerie. Sookie has several Fae relatives, including twin...

Politics In Fantasy Media

Author: Gerold Sedlmayr
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786495103
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Fantasy is often condemned as escapist, unsophisticated and superficial. This collection of new essays puts such easy dismissals to the test by examining the ways in which Fantasy narratives present diverse, politically relevant discourses—gender, race, religion or consumerism—and thereby serve as indicators of their real-world contexts. Through their depiction of other worlds allegedly disconnected from our own, these texts are able to actualize political attitudes. Instead of categorizing Fantasy either as conservative or progressive, the essays suggest that its generic peculiarity allows the emergence of productive forms of oscillation between these extremes. Covered are J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire sequence, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, the vampire TV series True Blood, and the dystopian computer game Fallout 3.

The Vampire Book

Author: J Gordon Melton
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578593506
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The Ultimate Collection of Vampire Facts and Fiction From Vlad the Impaler to Barnabas Collins to Edward Cullen to Dracula and Bill Compton, renowned religion expert and fearless vampire authority J. Gordon Melton, PhD takes the reader on a vast, alphabetic tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the blood-sucking undead. Digging deep into the lore, myths, pop culture, and reported realities of vampires and vampire legends from across the globe, The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead exposes everything about the blood thirsty predator. Death and immortality, sexual prowess and surrender, intimacy and alienation, rebellion and temptation. The allure of the vampire is eternal, and The Vampire Book explores it all. The historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and popular aspects of one of the world's most mesmerizing paranormal subject. This vast reference is an alphabetical tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the soul-sucking undead. In the first fully revised and updated edition in a decade, Dr. J. Gordon Melton (president of the American chapter of the Transylvania Society of Dracula) bites even deeper into vampire lore, myths, reported realities, and legends that come from all around the world. From Transylvania to plague-infested Europe to Nostradamus and from modern literature to movies and TV series, this exhaustive guide furnishes more than 500 essays to quench your thirst for facts, biographies, definitions, and more.

The Undead Among Us The Figure Of The Vampire As The Unknown Other And Its Representation In True Blood

Author: Felicitas Schott
Publisher: diplom.de
ISBN: 3842821859
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Drakul. Nosferatu. Upyr. Vampyre. There have been many names for what we know today as the vampire. For over a century, literature, television, cinema and many other areas in our daily lives cannot be imagined without the appearance of this fictional character. Almost everyone is familiar with the image of the walking undead that creeps out of its coffin at night and sucks the blood out of humans. The undead has always been appealing to its audience. It is the ‘otherness’ of such monsters, their frightful darkness and exoticism that makes them so interesting. This book deals with the figure of the vampire regarded as the ‘unknown other’ and how it is fictionally represented in the American TV series True Blood (2008 - ). Considering both psychoanalytical concepts as well identity theory, the author depicts the literary and cinematographic development of the fictional figure of the vampire since the late nineteenth century, and analyzes different representations of the vampire and its “otherness” as well as their appeal to the audience in the True Blood.