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A Touch of Dead

by Charlaine Harris

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Series: Sookie Stackhouse (Fairy Dust, 4.1; Dracula Night, 4.2; One Word Answer, 5.1; Lucky, 7.1; Gift Wrap, 8.1)

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A collection of every short story featuring Sookie Stackhouse, the telepathic waitress heroine of the best-selling Southern Vampire novels.
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This is a collection of short stories written for anthologies between the Sookhouse novels. I'm so glad they were all put together in one book. I just read each story in between the novels it linked and it was "all good". Much easier and quicker than getting and reading several other anthologies to get the stories.
My only problem with these stories is that the events of the last one are so out of character for Sookie. Even with her grandfather's interference, one-night stands are not Sookie's style. And she didn't even have second thoughts when she woke up? Not the Sookie I know. I didn't even blink when she found out her grandfather was a fairy prince, because as weird as it was, it fit into the story. But Gift Wrap seems like it came from another author, one who doesn't know Sookie at all. So this only gets 4 stars, not 5, like the others. ( )
  amandabeaty | Jan 4, 2024 |
Even though the stories were just ok, it was kind of interesting to fill in the gaps. ( )
  jskeltz | Nov 23, 2023 |
Title no longer available. this book plus additional stories are now sold as "the Complete Sookie Stackhouse" ( )
  acb13adm | Sep 13, 2023 |
Misschien heb ik even teveel Sookies gelezen, want van deze genoot ik net wat minder. Niet dat hij niet leuk is, maar ik kon me net wat minder inleven. Dus maar even een pauze.

Voor zover ik kan vinden zijn ook alleen de eerste 10 Sookies vertaald, dus even een pauze voor ik verder ga met de engelstalige boeken lijkt me sowieso wel goed. ( )
  weaver-of-dreams | Aug 1, 2023 |
I absolutely loved this book and this series! I got involved with this series before True Blood became a show and I couldn't quit reading. I ended up getting all caught up and then had to wait each year for the next to come out until Harris finally reached the end of the series (I was devastated and wanted more Sookie Stackhouse in my life). It's been nearly 10 years since I read the first one and probably getting close to time for a re-read! ( )
  justagirlwithabook | Aug 2, 2018 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Charlaine Harrisprimary authorall editionscalculated
Desimini, LisaCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Parker, JohannaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Permatasari, HarisaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For all those readers who want every last sip of Sookie
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FAIRY DUST: I hate it when fairies come into the bar.
DRACULA NIGHT: I found the invitation in the mailbox at the end of my driveway.
ONE WORD ANSWER: Bubba the Vampire and I were raking up clippings from my newly trimmed bushes about midnight when the long black car pulled up.
LUCKY: Amelia Broadway and I were painting each other's toenails when my insurance agent knocked at the front door.
GIFT WRAP: It was Christmas Eve. I was all by myself.
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FAIRY DUST: 'We won't use lemons.'
DRACULA NIGHT: 'What happens in Shreveport, stays in Shreveport.'
ONE WORD ANSWER: 'Abracadabra, please and thank you.'
LUCKY: Maybe it's not a good sign when the area vampire bar is on your speed dial.
GIFT WRAP: 'Pretend you have mistletoe.'
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Contains:
•One Word Answer
•Lucky
•Dracula Night
•Gift Wrapped
•Fairy Dust

Do not combine with The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories,
which contains five additional stories.
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A collection of every short story featuring Sookie Stackhouse, the telepathic waitress heroine of the best-selling Southern Vampire novels.

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