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.The Southern Vampire Mysteries (informally known as The Sookie Stackhouse Novels / Chronicles and retronymed the True Blood Series upon their reprinting) is a series of books written by The New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris, first published in 2001. In The Southern Vampire Mysteries series, Harris has developed a detailed mythology, an alternate history that assumes that the supernatural is real and that as of the beginning of the series vampires have only been public knowledge for a couple of years.^ "Dead to the World" Southern Vampire Mysteries, Book 4 by Charlaine Harris published by Ace, 2004 Continuing in the world of the Southern Vampires and the supernatural events in the life of Sookie Stackhouse, here's book 4, "Dead to the World."
  • Gil T's Pleasure 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.gilwilson.com [Source type: General]

^ Publishers Weekly "A delightful Southern Vampire detective series."
  • Living Dead in Dallas - Charlaine Harris - Penguin Group (USA) 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC us.penguingroup.com [Source type: General]

^ If you’ve been watching the HBO series “True Blood,” you can also read about Sookie Stackhouse’s adventures in “the Southern Vampire Mysteries” by Charlaine Harris .
  • The Donnybrook Writing Academy » Between the Pages: Twilight Reads 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC godonnybrook.com [Source type: General]

.Other supernatural beings, such as shapeshifters, werewolves, etc., exist but do not go public until later in the series.^ I continue to be intrigued by the fact that in Sookie's world, the vampires have gone public (complete with vampire groupies, clubs, synthesized blood, and anti-vampire hate groups), while other supernatural races (such as werewolves/werepanthers/werefoxes/etc and fairies) hang back to see how it goes before deciding whether to reveal themselves or not.
  • Charlaine Harris, Dead As A Doornail 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.greenmanreview.com [Source type: Original source]

^ We learn later from Eric's cohorts that a coven of powerful witches, who use their magic for dark purposes, are attempting to take control of all the supernaturals in Area 5 - vampires, werewolves, shifters, etc..
  • LoveVampires Store - Dead To The World: A Sookie Stackhouse Vampire Mystery 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC astore.amazon.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Is she some other variety of magical being, a new species that's neither vampire nor shapeshifter?
  • True Blood - Salon.com 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
  • True Blood - Salon.com 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]

.Its history has otherwise unfolded so closely to that of the real world that the series contains occasional references to popular culture.^ Its history has otherwise unfolded so identically to that of the real world that the series contains occasional references to popular culture.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - True Blood Wiki - Sookie Stackhouse, Bill Compton, Episodes, Seasons, Characters, Locations, and more! 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC trueblood.wikia.com [Source type: General]
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When Charlaine began to realize that neither of those series was ever going to set the literary world on fire, she regrouped and decided to write the book shed always wanted to write.

^ Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series has become a cultural phenomenon, but it's really just the tip of the iceberg for modern stories about vampires.
  • If You Liked Twilight..., Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.clpgh.org [Source type: General]

.The series is narrated in first person perspective by Sookie Stackhouse.^ The series is narrated in first person perspective by Sookie Stackhouse .
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - True Blood Wiki - Sookie Stackhouse, Bill Compton, Episodes, Seasons, Characters, Locations, and more! 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC trueblood.wikia.com [Source type: General]
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sookie Stackhouse (trueblood) book series.
  • Sookie Stackhouse Vampire Mysteries 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: General]

^ I am now hooked on the Sookie Stackhouse series.
  • Sookie Stackhouse: Amazon.ca: Charlaine Harris: Books 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.amazon.ca [Source type: General]

.She is a waitress and telepath in the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana.^ She is a barmaid and telepath in the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana .
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - True Blood Wiki - Sookie Stackhouse, Bill Compton, Episodes, Seasons, Characters, Locations, and more! 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC trueblood.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ TRUE BLOOD chronicles the backwoods Louisiana town of Bon Temps.
  • Shop Home Media Retailing: Drama: True Blood: The Complete First Season (HBO Series) 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC shop.homemediamagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ She is a barmaid and telepath in the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The first book in the series, Dead Until Dark, won the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Mystery in 2001. The ninth book, and sixteenth story, Dead and Gone was released on the 5th of May 2009. Harris is contracted to write at least 10 books, the next being Dead in the Family, expected in May 2010. During the True Blood panel at Comic Con 2009, Charlaine Harris revealed that she has signed a contract for three additional books.^ CHARLAINE HARRIS dead and gone torrent - Google Search .
  • The Southern Vampire series by Charlaine Harris - Harry Potter discussion forum for movies, books, and more! - The Leaky Lounge 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.leakylounge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse, Book 9) – will be released on May 5, 2009 .
  • Charlaine Harris - Maryse's Book Blog 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.maryse.net [Source type: General]

^ I download dead and gone by charlaine harris - Google Search .
  • The Southern Vampire series by Charlaine Harris - Harry Potter discussion forum for movies, books, and more! - The Leaky Lounge 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.leakylounge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Contents

The novels and short story collections

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  1. Dead Until Dark (May 2001) [2]
  2. Living Dead in Dallas (March 2002) [3]
  3. Club Dead (May 2003) [4]
  4. Dead to the World (May 2004) [5]
    • "Fairy Dust" in Powers of Detection (October 2004) - Introduction of Claudine's brother Claude, and posthumous introduction of their sister Claudette[6]
    • "Dancers in the Dark" a novella in Night's Edge (October 2004) - Introduction of Sean and Layla, later seen briefly in All Together Dead.^ She began her Southern Vampire series in 2001 with DEAD UNTIL DARK. .

      ^ Living Dead in Dallas (2002) .

      ^ Living dead in Dallas / Charlaine Harris.

      [7]
      • (a Sookie-universe story without the character of Sookie Stackhouse)
    • "Dracula Night" in Many Bloody Returns (September 2007) [8]
  5. Dead as a Doornail (May 2005) [9]
  6. Definitely Dead (May 2006) [11]
    • "Tacky" in My Big, Fat Supernatural Wedding (2006) - Introduction of vampires Dahlia and Taffy, and their ex-husbands Todd and Don.^ Powers of Detection features the short story "Fairy Dust" 2004 - Night's Edge contains the novella "Dancers in the Dark" 2004 - Bite contains the short story "One Word Answer" 2006 - My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding contains the short story "Tacky" 2007 - The anthology Many Bloody Returns contains "Dracula Night" .

      ^ Dead Until Dark (May 2001) Living Dead in Dallas (March 2002) Club Dead (May 2003) Dead to the World (May 2004) "Fairy Dust" in Powers of Detection (October 2004) "Dancers in the Dark" a novella in Night's Edge (October 2004) "One Word Answer" in Bite (2005), "Dracula Night" in Many Bloody Returns (September 2007) Dead as a Doornail (May 2005) Definitely Dead (May 2006) "Tacky" in My Big, Fat Supernatural Wedding (2006) All Together Dead (May 2007) "Lucky" in Unusual Suspects From Dead to Worse (May 2008) "Gift Wrap" in Wolfsbane and Mistletoe (October 2008) Dead and Gone (May 2009) A Touch of Dead (October 2009) Dead in the Family (May 2010) [ edit ] The Southern Vampire Mysteries Universe .
      • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ "Dead as a Doornail" The Southern Vampire Mysteries book 5 by Charlaine Harris by Gil T. Wilson January 21, 2010 11:15 PM EST .

      .(Dahlia is later seen in All Together Dead and with Taffy in "Bacon".)[12]
      • (a Sookie-universe story without the character of Sookie Stackhouse)
  7. All Together Dead (May 2007) [13]
    • "Lucky" in Unusual Suspects (December 2008) [14]
  8. From Dead to Worse (May 2008) [15]
    • "Gift Wrap" in Wolfsbane and Mistletoe (October 2008) [16]
  9. Dead and Gone (May 2009) [17]
    • "Bacon" in Strange Brew (July 2009) [17]
      • (a Sookie-universe story without the character of Sookie Stackhouse)
    • "The Britlingens Go To Hell" in Must Love Hellhounds (September 2009) - The Britlingens were previously introduced in All Together Dead.^ Sookie Stackhouse universe we have all come to love.
      • A Touch of Dead (Southern Vampire Mystery Short Stories) by Charlaine Harris - Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.goodreads.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Freemont December 30th, 2008 at 9:14 am .
      • 10 More Mysteries of the Unexplained - Listverse 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC listverse.com [Source type: General]

      ^ May 2009 - 05:15 PM .
      • The Southern Vampire series by Charlaine Harris - Harry Potter discussion forum for movies, books, and more! - The Leaky Lounge 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.leakylounge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      [17]
      • (a Sookie-universe story without the character of Sookie Stackhouse)
  10. A Touch of Dead (October 2009) [17]
    • (a compilation of some of the Sookie-universe short stories: "Fairy Dust," "One Word Answer," "Dracula Night," "Lucky," and "Giftwrap.")
  11. Dead in the Family (May 2010) [17]
    • Crimes by Moonlight (April 2010) "Dahlia Underground"
      • (a Sookie-universe story without the character of Sookie Stackhouse)
    • Death's Excellent Vacation (August 2010) [17]"Two Blondes"
      • (a Sookie-universe short-story feat. Sookie Stackhouse)

The Sookie Stackhouse Novels Universe

Vampires

.Vampires are blood-drinking former humans, risen from the dead to prey on the living, with a variety of diverse powers and abilities, individually and within society.^ V or V juice : Vampire blood drank by humans.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ Vampires are blood-drinking former humans , risen from the dead to prey on the living, with a variety of diverse powers and abilities, individually and within society.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Can be used by vampires as a replacement for human blood.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

.In the Sookie Stackhouse universe, the American vampires have divided the land into kingdoms, each state representing a monarchy controlled by a single lead vampire known as the King or Queen of the state.^ "So the state is divided up into Areas?
  • Fictionwise eBooks: Club Dead [Southern Vampire Series Book 3] by Charlaine Harris 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.peanutpress.com [Source type: General]

^ In the Sookie Stackhouse universe, the American vampires have divided the land into kingdoms , each state representing a monarchy controlled by a single lead vampire known as the King or Queen of the state.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ (Otherwise known as the Sookie Stackhouse books).
  • Discussion: Southern Vampire/Sookie Stackhouse books 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.hpana.com [Source type: General]

.Each kingdom is then divided into areas (formerly known as fiefdoms) controlled by a sheriff who owes allegiances to the leader of the state.^ Each kingdom is then divided into areas (formerly known as fiefdoms) controlled by a sheriff who owes allegiances to the leader of the state.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "So the state is divided up into Areas?
  • Fictionwise eBooks: Club Dead [Southern Vampire Series Book 3] by Charlaine Harris 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.peanutpress.com [Source type: General]

^ In the Sookie Stackhouse universe, the American vampires have divided the land into kingdoms , each state representing a monarchy controlled by a single lead vampire known as the King or Queen of the state.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.The vampires announced on network television that they were actually present among humans (also known as the Great Revelation), an announcement that followed the Japanese development of synthetic blood that is able to maintain a vampire's life without needing to feed on human blood.^ But they have announced the fact that they are actually real because the Japanese have developed a synthetic blood that they can use for nutrition, instead of human blood.
  • Charlaine Harris 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC theauthorhour.com [Source type: General]

^ V or V juice : Vampire blood drank by humans.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ Since they have synthetic blood, they do not need to be a danger to humans and announce themselves to the world.

.In the mythology of the series, many nations refused to accept vampires as equal citizens, such as Bosnia, Argentina and many Islamic nations.^ In the mythology of the series, many nations refused to accept vampires as equal citizens, such as Bosnia , Argentina and many Islamic nations.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The third episode of Alan Ball’s series, which was recently picked up for a second season , dove deep into vampire mythology and lore Sunday.
  • True Blood Reveals Rules of Its Vampire Universe | Underwire | Wired.com 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ Charlaine Harris Southern Vampire Mystery Series is another series based on the premise that vampires are real and are now legal citizens of the United States.

.The United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Greece, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada, Japan and some Scandinavian countries adopted a more tolerant attitude.^ The United States, Mexico , Canada , Japan and some Scandinavian countries adopted a more tolerant attitude.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is celebrated in much of the Western world, though most commonly in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Canada and sometimes in Australia and New Zealand.

^ The southern vampire books are published in Japan, Great Britain, Greece, Germany, Thailand, Spain, France, and Russia.
  • McCormick Book Inn Reviews 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.mccormickbookinn.com [Source type: General]
  • Face The Fiction Guest -- Charlaine Harris 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.sfsnnj.com [Source type: General]

[18] .Though many vampires try to live among humans, they remain very secretive about their organization and government.^ Though many vampires try to live among humans, they remain very secretive about their organization and government.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They seldom live for long among humans.

^ That does not mean humans accept vampires though, many do not.
  • Definitely Dead Southern Vampire Mysteries : A Southern Vampire Mystery Sookie Stackhouse Novels: Amazon.co.uk: Charlaine Harris: Books 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.amazon.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Vampires are pale and cold, extremely strong and fast, and have keen senses of hearing, smell and vision.^ Vampires are pale and cold, extremely strong and fast, and have keen senses of hearing, smell and vision.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In this universe, the effects of vampire blood in humans are a feeling of power, increased strength, acute vision and hearing, and most importantly, enhanced physical appearance.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Unexplained smells, extreme cold spots and loud footsteps at the National Fishing Heritage Centre have led staff to think they have a ghostly visitor.
  • The Mystery of the Haunted Vampire: June 2005 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC carnacki.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

.They have the ability to remain completely still, expressionless and silent.^ They have the ability to remain completely still, expressionless and silent.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Though they're not completely citizens, there's still a lot of pending legislation.
  • Readers Sucked In by Vampire Lit : NPR 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: General]

.Vampires can control the minds of humans, and a few can even fly.^ Vampires can control the minds of humans, and a few can even fly.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The only way humans can fake out the vampires is by holding their breath, and even then, they can only hold back these indomitable bunny-rabbits for so long.
  • I vant to suck your broccoli: 23 unusual vampire variations | Film | Inventory | The A.V. Club 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.avclub.com [Source type: General]
  • I vant to suck your broccoli: 23 unusual vampire variations | Film | Inventory | The A.V. Club 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC origin.avclub.com [Source type: General]
  • I vant to suck your broccoli: 23 unusual vampire variations | Film | Inventory | The A.V. Club 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.avclub.com [Source type: General]

^ The brief, anomalous periods when few or perhaps even no vampire movies, books, or TV shows are produced at all.
  • When have we not been in the midst of a vampire craze? - By Christopher Beam and Chris Wilson - Slate Magazine 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.slate.com [Source type: General]

.If a vampire and a human share blood with each other, it will form a blood bond, linking the pair's psyches.^ V or V juice : Vampire blood drank by humans.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ Can be used by vampires as a replacement for human blood.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ If a vampire and a human share blood with each other, it will form a blood bond, linking the pair's psyches.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Their fangs come out when they are sexually aroused, excited, when they see blood or when they need to fight.^ Their fangs come out when they are sexually aroused, excited, when they see blood or when they need to fight.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You know, everyone's favorite blood-sucking creatures of the night, be they traditional, a bit strange, or completely out there .
  • Vampire Fiction - Television Tropes & Idioms 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC tvtropes.org [Source type: General]

^ It focuses on a Louisiana town after vampires have come out in the open due to the creation of a synthetic blood product (Tru Blood) that meets their needs.

.A vampire is compelled to obey his or her maker (the vampire responsible for his or her transformation).^ A vampire is compelled to obey his or her maker (the vampire responsible for his or her transformation).
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Vampires are ageless and can survive and recover from most forms of physical injury, but will die if staked, exposed to sunlight, completely drained of their blood if not treated promplty, or decapitated.^ Vampires, with the help of a new Japanese engineered synthetic blood ( Tru Blood ) no longer need to feed on humans to survive, and thus are "coming out of the coffin."
  • True Blood: Southern Gothic Hospitality - Film.com 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.film.com [Source type: General]

^ Most real vampires see this as condition innate from birth and believe that their physical, mental, and emotional health will deteriorate if they go without feeding.

^ The vampire of Moca left the animals completely devoid of blood which had apparently been removed by a series of small circular cuts.
  • Another 10 Unsolved Mysteries - Listverse 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC listverse.com [Source type: General]

.Silver is also highly toxic to them.^ Silver is also highly toxic to them.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Unlike 'traditional' vampire mythology, a crucifix has no effect on vampires in The Southern Vampire Mysteries universe, holy water and garlic are merely an irritant, and they are able to enter places of worship or "holy-ground" such as a Church or Mosque as they please.^ Southern Vampire Mysteries (series) .
  • Southern Vampire Mysteries (series) - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ This book is a Southern Vampire Mystery series !

^ Southern vampire mysteries series.
  • The Southern Vampire series by Charlaine Harris - Harry Potter discussion forum for movies, books, and more! - The Leaky Lounge 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.leakylounge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, they cannot enter a home if uninvited.^ They’ve been said to ask your permission to enter your home or get a ride in your car, they are very polite and they appear to be either young children or adolescences.
  • Another 10 Unsolved Mysteries - Listverse 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC listverse.com [Source type: General]

^ Some traditions also hold that a vampire cannot enter a house unless invited by the owner, although after the first invitation they can come and go as they please.
  • Vampyres of the Nyght - PaganSpace.net The Social Network for the Occult Community 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.paganspace.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Once they have been invited they can come and go as they please, but must exit if the invitation has been retracted.^ A group of young kids fight this monster in 1958, and must do so again as adults in 1985 after they find out "It" has come back, and is hungry.
  • Aumnicat Weblog: June 2009 Archives 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC aumnicat.aum.edu [Source type: General]

^ Although they are not together quite yet, they will get together but I am thinking there is going to be more to come from them in the near future.

^ The police said they might want us to come to the station later to make a more formal statement but they finally let us go.
  • Evangeline Anderson » Blind Date with a Vampire–a free read from Evangeline 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.evangelineanderson.com [Source type: Original source]

.Vampire blood is sought after by humans as a drug that can enhance strength, heal wounds, increase attractiveness among other effects.^ This blood has a narcotic, hallucinogenic effect on humans.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ V or V juice : Vampire blood drank by humans.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ Can be used by vampires as a replacement for human blood.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

.Because of the effects, it is sold as a drug in vials on the black market.^ Furthermore, demand for vampire blood has been growing in the black market , as the blood is a very addictive drug.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It can be highly addictive, but can cause psychotic or murderous rampages by human users upon the first use and is highly unpredictable who will be affected in this manner.^ Elizabeth Daniels Squire writes novels about a Southern sleuth who uses memory strategies to solve murders.
  • Harriette Austin Writers Conference 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.coe.uga.edu [Source type: General]

^ Upon using the board, people around Michelle start getting brutally murdered.
  • The Mystery of the Haunted Vampire: October 2005 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC carnacki.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ But when murdered humans turn up and vampires go missing, Sookie has to use her telepathic abilities to solve the mysteries.
  • Vampire Novels for Your Post-Twilight Fix - Vampire novels - io9 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC io9.com [Source type: General]

Weres and Shapeshifters

.Weres and shapeshifters can assume both human and animal forms.^ Weres and shapeshifters can assume both human and animal forms.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Shapeshifters can assume the form of any animal, but most often change to the same animal every time, some creature they have a special affinity for.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He’s a human who can shapeshift into other animals, and he’s had some bad luck lately.

.A variety of different types of weres and shapeshifters exist in The Southern Vampire Mysteries, including werewolves, werepanthers and weretigers.^ Southern Vampire Mysteries (series) .
  • Southern Vampire Mysteries (series) - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ This book is a Southern Vampire Mystery series !

^ Southern vampire mysteries series.
  • The Southern Vampire series by Charlaine Harris - Harry Potter discussion forum for movies, books, and more! - The Leaky Lounge 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.leakylounge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In this universe, a were-child (who will unwillingly transform upon exposure to a full moon) can be conceived when a mortal mates with either a "Shifter" or a "Were", but only pure couples (both Weres or both Shifters) conceive children that can change at will.^ In this universe, a were child (who will transform at the full moon ) can be conceived when the parents are a shifter and a werewolf, but only pure couples (both Weres or both shifters) conceive children that can change at will.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Romances used to depend on difficult, dangerous, gorgeous men who, when tamed by ordinary yet meritorious heroines, are transformed into noble and perfect mates.
  • There will be blood - Isthmus | The Daily Page 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.thedailypage.com [Source type: General]

^ Now, Sookie has until the next full moon to find out who's behind the ...

.Being bitten by a were can also transform a person unwillingly at full moons but a person must be bitten several times to accumulate growth.^ The human race was also transformed at this time, with fear for the vampires being woven into the genetic level, and the inability to remember vampire weaknesses such as garlic and crucifixes.
  • topic: Vampire Novels - Mystery of the zen hex 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.zenhex.com [Source type: General]

^ Some time later, the person wakes up as a vampire, having gone through the transformation..
  • Vampire Ecology: Twilight vs. Buffy « The Oyster’s Garter 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC theoystersgarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Conveniently enough, the first time you change into a werewolf, you reach “full growth” in just a few months.
  • Yes, I Read It. It’s Still Stupid. 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC vampirely.wordpress.com [Source type: Original source]

.Shapeshifting conditions manifest in puberty.^ Shapeshifting conditions manifest in puberty .
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[18] .Shapeshifters can assume the form of any animal, but most often change to the same animal every time, usually a creature that they have a special affinity for.^ Shapeshifters can assume the form of any animal, but most often change to the same animal every time, some creature they have a special affinity for.
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^ Weres and shapeshifters can assume both human and animal forms.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They are educational and fun at the same time.

.On the other hand, Wereanimals are those who can change to only one type of animal and they call themselves by that animal: Weredog or Werebat.^ Am I the only one who doesn't care?
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^ On the other hand, wereanimals are those who can change to only one type of animal and they call themselves by that animal: weredog or werebat.
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^ Am I the only one who has to get old?
  • Yes, I Read It. It’s Still Stupid. 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC vampirely.wordpress.com [Source type: Original source]

.Within the Shapeshifting and Weres community, the term "Were" is only reserved for the wolves.^ Within the shapeshifting and weres community, the term "Were" is only reserved for the wolves.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Weres consider themselves superior within the shapeshifters, but they all cooperate with each other.
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.The Weres consider themselves superior within the shapeshifters, but they all cooperate with each other.^ The Weres consider themselves superior within the shapeshifters, but they all cooperate with each other.
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^ They do not consider themselves vampires but shapeshifters.

^ On the other hand, wereanimals are those who can change to only one type of animal and they call themselves by that animal: weredog or werebat.
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.Most of the two-natured beings organize themselves into packs; each pack is led by a packmaster.^ Most of the two-natured beings organize themselves into packs; each pack is led by a packmaster.
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^ To enjoy the full flavor of Sookie’s two-natured world in Bon Temps, La., drop into the fifth novel, “Dead as a Doornail” (2005).
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^ His dreams led him to Two Petals, a powerful mystic, who sees and acts the opposite way of most people.

.Unlike vampires that have announced their existence to the world, the two-natured beings still maintain their secrecy.^ Unlike vampires that have announced their existence to the world, the two-natured beings still maintain their secrecy.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Besides being set in a world where vampires and all manner of other mythical creatures exist, the sensibilities of both properties are quite different.
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^ To enjoy the full flavor of Sookie’s two-natured world in Bon Temps, La., drop into the fifth novel, “Dead as a Doornail” (2005).
  • TV series gets its teeth from Southern Vampire books - JSOnline 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.jsonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

In this series mythology, the shifters decide to publicize their existence in the ninth book, Dead and Gone.

Humans

.In The Southern Vampire Mysteries, humans are portrayed to have different reactions to vampires being in the public.^ This is book 4 in the Southern Vampire Mysteries series.
  • Dead to the World (Southern Vampire Mysteries 4) by Charlaine Harris - Shelfari 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.shelfari.com [Source type: General]

^ Southern vampire mysteries series.
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^ In The Southern Vampire Mysteries, humans are portrayed to have different reactions to vampires being in the public.
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.There are the "Fangbangers," who are vampire lovers that are addicted to vampires and who enjoy having sex with them.^ There are the "Fangbangers," who are vampire lovers that are addicted to vampires and who enjoy having sex with them.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Soon, there are suspicious deaths in the community soon Sookie's new friend, and eventual lover, Vampire Bill is the prime suspect.
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^ "While people are having fun with this new image of vampires, it's important to remember the historical figure who inspired vampire legend as we know it in the West today."
  • The Mystery of the Haunted Vampire: October 2005 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC carnacki.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

.Furthermore, demand for vampire blood has been growing in the black market, as the blood is a very addictive drug.^ Furthermore, demand for vampire blood has been growing in the black market , as the blood is a very addictive drug.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Depending on the age of the blood (the time since it had been removed from its owner) and the age of the vampire from whom the blood has been removed, and the individual chemistry of the drug user, it could be worth quite a lot.
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^ Legends of Blood: The Vampire in History and Myth - Publisher's Marketing: "Delves into the myths, legends, literature, and history surrounding that ever-frightening and yet strangely seductive creature, the vampire."
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.Drainers are the humans who attack vampires in order to drain their blood, though it is a hazardous job.^ Drainers are known to be the humans who attack vampires in order to drain their blood, though it is a hazardous job.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Vampires hate Drainers and they hate the users of the drained blood.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ True Blood Based on the Sookie Stackhouse book series by Charlaine Harris, the HBO TV series stars Anna Paquin as Sookie who lives in the southern U.S. in a world where vampires and humans co-exist.
  • timestranscript.com - The lure of the Vampire | By Eric Lewis - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC timestranscript.canadaeast.com [Source type: General]

.Drainers travel in teams, singling out vampires by a variety of methods and careful planned ambush.^ Ball is planning to retain the Southern flavor of the piece, which centers on a single waitress able to hear vampire thoughts.
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^ Suddenly, in December 2006, a high-level U.S. team traveled out to ABOT to inspect the meters.
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^ The drainers left the vampires staked or simply dumped them out in the open.
  • Fictionwise eBooks: Dead Until Dark [Southern Vampire Series Book 1] by Charlaine Harris 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.peanutpress.com [Source type: Original source]

.They bind vampires with silver chains and drain their blood into vials.^ Vampires hate Drainers and they hate the users of the drained blood.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They bind vampires with silver chains and drain their blood into vials.
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^ They are shape shifters who add to their strength by drinking vampire blood.
  • Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris (Book 4 in the Southern Vampire Mysteries Series) 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC ezinearticles.com [Source type: General]

.Depending on the age of the blood (the time since it had been removed from its owner) and the age of the vampire from whom the blood has been removed, and the individual chemistry of the drug user, it could be worth quite a lot.^ Depending on the age of the blood (the time since it had been removed from its owner) and the age of the vampire from whom the blood has been removed, and the individual chemistry of the drug user, it could be worth quite a lot.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A vial of blood could cost from $200 to $400 depending on the age of the vampire.
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^ There is quite a blackmarket in vampire blood.

.In this universe, the effects of vampire blood in humans are a feeling of power, increased strength, acute vision and hearing, and most importantly, enhanced physical appearance.^ In this universe, the effects of vampire blood in humans are a feeling of power, increased strength, acute vision and hearing, and most importantly, enhanced physical appearance.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Vampires are pale and cold, extremely strong and fast, and have keen senses of hearing, smell and vision.
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^ Vampires are ageless and can survive and recover from most forms of physical injury, but will die if staked, exposed to sunlight or decapitated.
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[19] .The results are notoriously unpredictable and vary per person lasting from weeks to months.^ The results are notoriously unpredictable and vary per person lasting from weeks to months.
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.Some people go mad when the blood hits their systems (sometimes homicidally mad).^ Some people go mad when the blood hits their systems (sometimes homicidally mad).
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Each of True Blood ’s major players is going through some kind of transformation.
  • Why HBO's 'True Blood' Bites | CinemaSpy 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.cinemaspy.com [Source type: General]

^ The beauty queen is supposed to go on some sort of game show where they have one real person in a profession, and two people faking it.
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.Vampires hate Drainers and they hate the users of the drained blood.^ Vampires hate Drainers and they hate the users of the drained blood.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Depending on the age of the blood (the time since it had been removed from its owner) and the age of the vampire from whom the blood has been removed, and the individual chemistry of the drug user, it could be worth quite a lot.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They are shape shifters who add to their strength by drinking vampire blood.
  • Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris (Book 4 in the Southern Vampire Mysteries Series) 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC ezinearticles.com [Source type: General]

.A vial of blood could cost from $200 to $400 depending on the age of the vampire.^ A vial of blood could cost from $200 to $400 depending on the age of the vampire.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Depending on the age of the blood (the time since it had been removed from its owner) and the age of the vampire from whom the blood has been removed, and the individual chemistry of the drug user, it could be worth quite a lot.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And although she admits the prospect of dating a vampire could end with needing several blood transfusions, she actually relishes the risk.
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[20] .Other humans have not accepted vampires as creatures of God, and organizations such as The Fellowship of the Sun are against vampires and their existence.^ Other humans have not accepted vampires as creatures of God, and organizations such as The Fellowship of the Sun are against vampires and their existence.
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^ But their romantic romps aren’t the only draw for the series: the existence between humans and vampires is an uneasy one, and people are dying.
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^ In the mythology of the series, many nations refused to accept vampires as equal citizens, such as Bosnia , Argentina and many Islamic nations.
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Fairies

.In the Southern Vampire Mysteries Universe, fairies are portrayed as beautiful, with pointed ears, and glossy, thin skin.^ This is book 4 in the Southern Vampire Mysteries series.
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^ Southern vampire mysteries series.
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^ This book is a Southern Vampire Mystery series !

[21] .In this universe, fairies are extremely attractive to humans as well as vampires.^ Comment From laura laura: ] That's why I think it's neater to consider the fact that evil lurks in the human heart as well as the vampire heart and will becomming a vampire necessarily stoke or quench that evil.
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^ In part four, “A Musical Interlude,” the vampire discovers that he has a capacity to appreciate humans’ creations as well as their destruction.
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^ Of course, this rate could be much lower if, for example, if extremely attractive gay/bi men were disproportionately likely to become vampires.
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.Vampires have a hard time resisting fairies because of their smell and taste.^ Vampires have a hard time resisting fairies because of their smell and taste.
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^ In book #3 Sookie and Bill, her vampire boyfriend/lover, encounter some hard times, both in life and in love.
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^ I've had a hard time finding another author of vampire stories that I enjoy like her's (I did love the Twilight series as well, and The Host).
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.The first fairy, Claudine, is introduced in Dead to the World and Sookie sees the reaction between vampires and fairies.^ The first fairy, Claudine , is introduced in Dead to the World and Sookie sees the reaction between vampires and fairies.
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^ Claudine is, in fact, Sookie's Fairy Godmother.
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^ In the sixth Southern Vampire novel Sookie Stackhouse (after 2005's Dead as a Doornail), the telepathic waitress of Bon Temps, La., has a new man, weretiger Quinn, in the picture, but on their first date, two were-people attack them.
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.She explains that “it was like watching cats that'd suddenly spotted something skittering along a baseboards.”[22] Vampires say that fairies are hard to catch and they look at them the way a “chocoholic would look at chocolates.”[21] In fact the vampires find the fey's scent almost impossible to resist and this makes face to face interactions between them all but impossible.^ What would it look like to the vampire who has witnessed it first hand?
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^ She explains that “it was like watching cats that’d suddenly spotted something skittering along a baseboards.” Vampires say that fairies are hard to catch and they look at them the way a “chocoholic would look at chocolates.” .
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^ They are pretty hard to find.
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.However some individuals, such as Sookie's grandfather, are able to "suppress their essence" effectively masking their scent and making such contact safer.^ I think you will see some answers to some interesting questions you've had as readers all along--like where did Sookie get her gift, what makes her different?
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^ According to the rules, the Harlequin must make contact through delivery of a mask—white to indicate they are watching, red for pain, black for death.

^ The children make it into a fort, or some such thing, and then maybe something else, then something else, etc, until it finally falls apart.
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  • Loganberry Books: Solved Mysteries: C 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.loganberrybooks.com [Source type: General]

.Fairies can be killed with either lemons or iron.^ Fairies are allergic to lemons and iron.
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.They normally inhabit the fey world, but there are portals and doorways between there and the human world.^ They normally bend between the nodes.

^ They normally inhabit the fey world, but there are portals and doorways between there and the human world.
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^ In Harry Dresden's world, we have just begun to accept that there are other things out there in the dark, although I get the feeling that most of humanity is still in denial.

.Sookie's great-grandfather Niall Brigant, is a fairy prince, and Claudine and Claude are Niall’s grandchildren.^ Sookie's great-grandfather Niall Brigant , is a fairy prince, and Claudine and Claude are Niall’s grandchildren.
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^ Claudine is, in fact, Sookie's Fairy Godmother.
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^ Other changes have a more benign nature: she encounters a most charming man, Niall, who announces that he is a prince of the Fey as well as her great-grandfather.
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.In later books, Claudine admits that she is Sookie's fairy godmother.^ Claudine is, in fact, Sookie's Fairy Godmother.
  • The Sookie Stackhouse Mysteries - Television Tropes & Idioms 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC tvtropes.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Chehkovs Gun - Things Sookie says or sees early in the book end up important later.
  • The Sookie Stackhouse Mysteries - Television Tropes & Idioms 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC tvtropes.org [Source type: Original source]

^ In "Fairy Dust," readers got their first chance to meet Claude AND Claudine, two twin fairies that eventually play a major role in Sookie's life.
  • A Touch of Dead (Southern Vampire Mystery Short Stories) by Charlaine Harris - Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.goodreads.com [Source type: General]

.She was assigned this role in an effort to move on to the next level, which is angelhood.^ She was assigned this role in an effort to move on to the next level, which is angelhood.
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Physically, fairies are superhumanly strong and durable. .They are also incredibly long-lived, though in the eighth book Eric claims that they are not truly immortal.^ They seldom live for long among humans.

^ They really couldn't have hooked up with Eric being actually Eric and not a warm puppy, watered down version of the character you spent 3 books creating!
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^ There were once people within the modern vampire community claiming that they actually were undead immortals.

.Sookie's great-grandfather is over a thousand years old and her half-human great-uncle is centuries old.^ Sookie Stackhouse is a pretty, 25 year old girl in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana.
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^ The war between Sookie’s great-grandfather, Niall, and the attempted usurper, Dermot, is a vicious one of which Sookie becomes a victim, and it leaves her emotionally and physically scarred.
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^ Creationists generally believe the earth to be several thousand years old.
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.When Sookie was kidnapped by two full-blooded fairy assassins, Bill said he did not immediately come to her aid because he would have been quickly killed.^ How did Bill betray Sookie?
  • TV Shows & Movies | Best Fantasy Stories 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC bestfantasystories.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Where did "Sookie Stackhouse" come from?
  • Sexy vampires waking up mystery genre 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.azcentral.com [Source type: General]

^ 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."
  • Sookie Stackhouse Novels 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Those who have fairy blood in them but are not full-blooded fairies are immune to the effects of iron and lemon, while maintaining the attractive qualities of fairies.^ It is over a monument, enclosed by an ornamental iron railing, with four arches erected to the memory of those of the gallant Palmetto Regiment, who fell in Mexico.
  • Southern Illustrated News, Sept. 13, 1862 - March 25, 1865 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.uttyler.edu [Source type: Original source]

^ A vampire would mark a human or humans as “theirs” and that human or those humans, would supply the vampire with blood, and in turn be protected from any other vampires who may wish to hurt the human.

^ One woman explained that vampires were often confused with blood fetishists––those who receive sexual gratification from drinking or sharing their blood.

.Niall stated that Sookie and Jason both inherited the beauty of the fairies but only certain creatures can tell they are part-fairy.^ There was entirely too much thinking involved on both their parts and they finished thinking, Well, that was pretty okay.
  • The Vampire Fan(g) Guide | Open Letters Monthly - an Arts and Literature Review 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.openlettersmonthly.com [Source type: General]

^ Only $ 18.95 Sookie's boyfriend has been very distant-in another state, distant.
  • Crime & Mystery Fiction | Borders 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.borders.com.au [Source type: General]

^ In a similar vein, Jason isn't in the book much either but the part he does play in the book definitely adds unwanted stress to Sookie's life.
  • Math.com Store: Math Books: From Dead to Worse (Southern Vampire Mysteries, No. 8) 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC store.math.com [Source type: General]

.As a genetic quirk (possibly due to fairy blood), Jason greatly resembles his great-uncle to the point where others are unable to differentiate between the two of them.^ While not anything really monumental happens between the two of them, their past and their blood bond combined makes for some interesting avenues for future plot lines with these two.
  • Math.com Store: Math Books: From Dead to Worse (Southern Vampire Mysteries, No. 8) 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC store.math.com [Source type: General]

^ It was a choice between the presumed lesser of two great evils.
  • Canonfire! - The Forgotten History of the Southern Lorridges: Vecna, the Mara, and Ashardalon 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.canonfire.com [Source type: Original source]

^ I have the story in a collection of George MacDonald children's stories, Gift of the Child Christ & Other Stories and Fairy Tales that is published by Eerdmans, but I'm sure it was published by itself at one point.
  • Loganberry Books: Solved Mysteries: C 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.logan.com [Source type: General]
  • Loganberry Books: Solved Mysteries: C 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.loganberrybooks.com [Source type: General]

Witches and Wiccans

.In The Southern Vampire Mysteries canon, a witch practices magic rituals, drawing from a power that most people never tap into.^ Southern vampire mysteries series.
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^ "I was never into that whole vampire thing.
  • Why The Ladies Love Vampires - Newsweek.com 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

^ This book is a Southern Vampire Mystery series !

[23] .A Wiccan, on the other hand, follows a religion, a pagan religion that follows the ways of the Mother.^ A Wiccan , on the other hand, follows a religion, a pagan religion that follows the ways of the Mother.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Religion is the other way: the good life is the other way.
  • The Unitarian Universalist Church - BuffySookieAndWhoWantsToLiveForever 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.uurockford.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The three others -- a couple and a woman from Philadelphia I'll call Janet -- followed with their rods also in hand.
  • The Mystery of the Haunted Vampire: June 2005 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC carnacki.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

.Practitioners can be both Wiccan and a witch, or more one or the other.^ Practitioners can be both wiccan and a witch, or more one or the other.
  • The Southern Vampire Mysteries - Southern Vampire Mysteries, Charlaine Harris, True Blood 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC southern-vampire-mysteries.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sookie’s colleague and fellow barmaid of Merlotte’s, Holly , is a Wiccan practitioner, but not a witch.
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^ I don't remember anything about buttons but maybe that's in one of the other books where maybe Mrs. Noah has a more prominant role.
  • Loganberry Books: Solved Mysteries: C 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.logan.com [Source type: General]
  • Loganberry Books: Solved Mysteries: C 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.loganberrybooks.com [Source type: General]

.Witches and Wiccans first appear in the fourth book, Dead to the World. Sookie’s colleague and fellow barmaid of Merlotte’s, Holly, is a Wiccan practitioner, but not a witch.^ Dead to the World is the fourth novel.
  • charlaine harris - vampire - AbeBooks 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.abebooks.com [Source type: General]

^ Witches and Wiccans first appear in the fourth book, Dead to the World .
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^ Sookie’s colleague and fellow barmaid of Merlotte’s, Holly , is a Wiccan practitioner, but not a witch.
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.In later books, Sookie learns more about witchcraft and befriends Amelia Broadway, a true witch in New Orleans.^ More about History · News by Legate .
  • Canonfire! - The Forgotten History of the Southern Lorridges: Vecna, the Mara, and Ashardalon 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.canonfire.com [Source type: Original source]

^ You can learn more about this series of books here .
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^ MP3 Book - Unabridged Learn more .
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See also

Television adaptation

.The HBO series True Blood is based on the The Sookie Stackhouse Novels.^ In the True Blood series it’s clear that Tara has a huge crush on Jason.
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^ This second installment in the Sookie Stackhouse novels, finds Sookie trying to solve two mysteries: the death of a friend and the disappearance of a vampire in Dallas.
  • Living Dead in Dallas (Southern Vampire Mysteries, No. 2) | AvrDev 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC avrdev.amazonwebstore.com [Source type: General]
  • Living Dead in Dallas (Southern Vampire Mysteries, No. 2) | NDFcompsurplus 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC ndfcompsurplus.amazonwebstore.com [Source type: General]
  • Living Dead in Dallas (Southern Vampire Mysteries, Book 2) Books 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.gocertify.com [Source type: General]

^ Dead to the World (Sookie Stackhouse / Southern Vampire Series #4) by Charlaine Harris .
  • Barnes & Noble.com - All Product Search: eBooks, Harris Charlaine 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC books.barnesandnoble.com [Source type: General]

.In it, Sookie is portrayed by Academy Award-winning actress Anna Paquin.^ Anna Paquin plays Sookie Stackhouse .
  • You've hit the faq-pot! - FAQHit.com 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC faqhit.com [Source type: General]

^ In it, Sookie is portrayed by Academy Award-winning actress Anna Paquin.
  • All 8 Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Mystery audiobooks (download torrent) - TPB 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC thepiratebay.org [Source type: General]

^ This Sunday night True Blood , starring Oscar winner Anna Paquin as telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse premieres on HBO, but advance reviews have not been kind.
  • Weekend Vampire TV Alert: Sookie Stackhouse Comes to the Small Screen - In the Bookroom - Blog on Library Journal 2 February 2010 10:010 UTC www.libraryjournal.com [Source type: General]

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References

  1. ^ http://www.kpbs.org/news/2009/jul/26/true-blood-panel/
  2. ^ ISBN 0-441-00853-4
  3. ^ ISBN 0-441-00923-9, 2009, hardcover ISBN 0-441-01673-1
  4. ^ ISBN 0-441-01051-2
  5. ^ hardcover ISBN 0-441-01167-5, 2005, paperback ISBN 0-441-01218-3
  6. ^ ISBN 0-441-01197-7
  7. ^ ISBN 0-373-77010-3
  8. ^ hardcover ISBN 0-441-01522-0
  9. ^ hardcover ISBN 0-441-01279-5, April 2006, audio book ISBN 1-4193-3730-0, paperback ISBN 0-441-01333-3
  10. ^ ISBN 0-515-13970-X
  11. ^ hardcover ISBN 0-441-01400-3, audio book ISBN 1-4193-9326-X
  12. ^ paperback ISBN 0-312-34360-4
  13. ^ hardcover ISBN 0-441-01494-1
  14. ^ December 2008, paperback ISBN 0-441-01637-5
  15. ^ hardcover ISBN 0-441-01589-1
  16. ^ hardcover ISBN 0-441-01633-2
  17. ^ a b c d e f http://www.charlaineharris.com/
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  19. ^ Harris, Charlaine. Dead as a Doornail. p. 15. 
  20. ^ Harris, Charlaine. Dead to the World. 
  21. ^ a b Harris, Charlaine. Dead to the World. ACE. ISBN 978-0441012183. 
  22. ^ Harris, Charlaine. Dead to the World. ACE. p. 176. ISBN 978-0441012183. 
  23. ^ Harris, Charlaine. Dead to the World. p. 79. 
  24. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2007-02-26). "Anna Paquin finds "True" calling for HBO". Hollywood Reporter (Reuters). http://uk.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUKN2625637220070226. 

Simple English

The Southern Vampire Mysteries is an adventure, mystery, and romance book series written by author Charlaine Harris. In the story scientists have invented a fake blood for vampires to drink, giving them a chance to live with humans peacefully. Sookie Stackhouse, the main character, meets a vampire in her hometown of Bon Temps (a made up place in Louisiana) and falls in love, however she must also solve the mysterious deaths in her town, using her ability to hear people's thoughts.

The book series was first published in 2001, and there are currently eight books all together. In 2007 a television show was created about the books called True Blood, which broadcasts on HBO.[1]

Books

  • Dead Until Dark (2001)
  • Living Dead in Dallas (2002)
  • Club Dead (2003)
  • Dead to the World (2004)
  • Dead as a Doornail (2005)
  • Definitely Dead (2006)
  • All Together Dead (2007)
  • From Dead to Worse (2008)
  • Dead and Gone (2009)
  • A Touch of Dead (October 2009)
  • Dead in the Family (May 2010)

References

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