Dead as a Doornail is the fifth book in Charlaine Harris’s series The Southern Vampire Mysteries. Summary[edit]. It’s the first full moon since Jason was bitten by. Our reread of Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse series continues, with fifth book Dead as a Doornail. “I knew my brother would turn into a. Title: Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood, Book 5) Library Edition Author(s): Charlaine Harris ISBN: / (USA.

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LOL… I dont know why I read that as the best so far… brain malfunction.

Dead as a Doornail

Is it considered necrophilia if you do It with a vampire? It’s been a long time since I’ve had so much fun reading a story like this. Sookie Stackhouse is a cocktail waitress in Bon Temps, Dad. Published April 25th by Ace Books first published Club Dead Southern Vampire Series: Eric is as enigmatic as ever and his interactions with Sookie are a highlight as she tries to thwart his determined attempts to discover what really happened between them when he lost his memory.

View all 4 comments. Views Read Edit View history. This is kind of a harrid of mine. However, this story is told from Sookie’s perspective and Sookie is a pretty simple, straight forward gal who just doesn’t delve into murky socio-political territories. Sam appears to be the only one who truly cares for Sookie’s needs and well-being, but does not appear to be the friends with benefits type.

My adventures with the Sookie Stackhouse Series began with the show. What a sad comment on the state of our world. You told me it was the best you’d ever had And the whole sniper against shifters and chqrlaine man after Sookie felt weak. Throughout most of vharlaine book, everyone is irritated with one another. Meanwhile, someone is shooting were-shifters, and both Calvin and Sam get shot.


To view it, click here. Sookie’s got just a month, before the next full moon, to find out who wants her brother dead – and to stop the fiend! Not every book has to be a deep examination of the human experience.

It would have been so easy for the author, Charlaine Harris, to add a serious subtext to this series with the emergence of Vampires into human society and their struggle to mainstream as a metaphor for racism and the battle for civil rights. This one had the most plot lines of any of the books, which I’m not sure I liked as much, but it was still quite enjoyable! I can only be thankful that he has yet to appear in the True Blood TV series.

Each subsequent book about Sookie Stackhouse, telepathic Louisiana barmaid and friend to vampires, werewolves, and various other odd creatures, was very successful in many languages. Eric supports this misogyny, and soon Tara is thoroughly chastised for inconveniencing poor little good-girl Sookie by having been used and mistreated by two vampires whose strength and power she has no recourse against.

I mean she graduated top of her class at Special Snowflake Academy. The target of these shootings? Midnight Crossroad Midnight Texas 1 9. Sookie Stackhouse 1 – 10 of 13 books. And in this book, you get sense of some of what distinguishes Harris from the writers of more mundane romance books: Presumably all drunks in her area have unresolved mother issues. They are being killed by a sniper and Sookie is also being targeted by a murderer. Charlaine lives in Texas now, and all of her children and grandchildren are within easy driving distance.

Alcide’s true nature is also revealed via the Alpha contest sub-plot. Known for dispensing their own kind of justice, the real shooter needs to be found before the werepanthers turn on Jason.

So, Sookie doesn’t actually have sex with anyone in this book. Sep 30, CupcakeBlonde rated it really liked it Shelves: When she finally, finally, has to give in and tell him, so that he will help her, the exchange is pretty hilarious.


She afraid not just because Jason’s at risk, but because his new were-brethren suspect Jason may be the shooter. That was what bound people to society; maybe that was what constituted society.

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Bill begins to date Selah Pumphrey, a real estate agent, from the nearby town of Clarice. Email required Address never made public.

The HBO series is sinister and icky. View all 7 comments. There is no real rhyme or reason to the series and I have grown weary of Sookie and all of her many admirers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

She attracts the supernatural sorts, I attract the creepy guys. Anno Dracula series Kim Newman 9. Day Boy Trent Jamieson 9. Charlaine is a member of many professional organizations, an Episcopalian, and currently the hxrris houseparent to two rescue dogs.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Eric is back to being his old arrogant self, Bill is sulking around with a realtor, Alcide is freaked out Sookie killed his ex and blames her for his father’s death and Sam is incapacitated from being shot although they did share a heated moment I did not like this story as much as book 4, which is by far my favorite so far I am a sucker for memory-challenged Ericbut it was still an interesting tale.

Finally, the sinister vampire, Mickey, who has his hooks into Tara reveals the threat posed by rogues who view humans as little more than food.