Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.


Dead in the Family

by Charlaine Harris

Other authors: See the other authors section.

Series: Sookie Stackhouse (10)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
5,5072141,301 (3.73)178
After the brief but deadly Faery War, Sookie Stackhouse is hurt and she's angry. Just about the only bright spot in her life is the love she thinks she feels for vampire Eric Northman who is under scrutiny by the new Vampire King because of their relationship. And as the political implications of the Shifters coming out are beginning to be felt, Sookie's connection to the Shreveport pack draws her into the debate and up against a Fae who wants her dead.… (more)



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 178 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 214 (next | show all)
not my favorite of the series. too much politics, too much blah, blah, blah. more action, please! ( )
  stephanie_M | Apr 30, 2020 |
this one was kinda boring, was not impressed with it hopefully the next one will make up for it. ( )
  hixxup79 | Feb 23, 2020 |
Although the story arc for this individual book feels a bit weak, it's still an absorbing read, seamlessly continuing the series. ( )
  AngelaJMaher | Feb 2, 2020 |
This book could have easily been merged with another book because of how little actually happens in it. Unlike most filler books, this one didn't really move the story forward in any significant ways. I didn't enjoy reading about Eric's maker and brother at all. I felt like their presence was pretty boring and didn't alter the characters at all by the end of the book. We already know how strong the bond between maker and protege is and that was the only real purpose they appeared to have.

Sookie and Eric's relationship was frustrating because Eric seemed to be very different than the Eric we have come to love. He seemed to have lost his spark the minute they got together and I felt like he was doing things that he never would have before. Maybe this is supposed to show that he can change for love, but that too is out of character. Eric is an old vampire and will not be changing for anyone in the span of a few years. It was unrealistic for both characters and as a result, was less satisfying. ( )
  bookworm148 | Oct 11, 2019 |
I really enjoyed reading this book. We got to learn more about Eric's back story, and his maker. We also learned more about Bill's vampire "family." Hunter came back for a visit too. I really like Hunter, and wish he could be in the series more. Between the vampires, weres and fairies, there was a lot going on in this book. It was fast paced, and easy to read. By this time in the series, so much has happened that you really need to read the previous books to follow all the drama. ( )
  readingover50 | Jun 11, 2019 |
Showing 1-5 of 214 (next | show all)
Harris is no mean shakes at romance — Erik may be dead, but he's still hot — and she serves up the paranormal thrills and juggles her enormous cast with ease. But more to the point, she seamlessly blends all this into a lovingly observed portrait of small-town Louisiana.

» Add other authors (3 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Harris, Charlaineprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boucher, Frédérique LeTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Desimini, LisaCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mümmler, BrittaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Parker, JohannaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
This book is dedicated to our son Patrick, who has not only met our hopes, dreams and expectations for him, but exceeded them.
First words
"I feel bad that I'm leaving you like this," Amelia said.
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (3)

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers


Average: (3.73)
1 14
2 112
2.5 22
3 512
3.5 116
4 572
4.5 24
5 378

Sourcebooks Landmark

An edition of this book was published by Sourcebooks Landmark.

» Publisher information page

Recorded Books

An edition of this book was published by Recorded Books.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 147,599,501 books! | Top bar: Always visible