Dead Until Dark

Dead Until Dark

eBook - 2009
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The first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series that gave life to the Dead and inspired the HBO® original series True Blood .

Sookie Stackhouse is just a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Bon Temps, Louisiana. She's quiet, doesn't get out much, and tends to mind her own business--except when it comes to her "disability." Sookie can read minds. And that doesn't make her too dateable. Then along comes Bill Compton. He's tall, dark, handsome--and Sookie can't hear a word he's thinking. He's exactly the type of guy she's been waiting for all her life...

But Bill has a disability of his own: he's a vampire with a bad reputation. And when a string of murders hits Bon Temps--along with a gang of truly nasty bloodsuckers looking for Bill--Sookie starts to wonder if having a vampire for a boyfriend is such a bright idea.
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, c2009
ISBN: 9781101146316
1101146311
Characteristics: 1 online resource (260 p.)

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Elm_tree
Jul 07, 2018

vapid drivel. #pacl2018.

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MicaelaMuldoon
Jun 29, 2018

Did not finish. Poorly-written. Also, even though I know this book is well over a decade old, I am so tired of reading about pretty heroines who point out tertiary characters as both unattractive and stupid. And of course, these heroines aren't mean because they just "feel sorry for" these other girls. So trite and shallow. Too bad, because I really wanted to like this.

CRRL_MegRaymond Jan 02, 2018

Sookie Stackhouse can’t keep a boyfriend. She’s smart and blonde and pretty, but she is also able to read minds, which isn’t all that much fun. Then she meets Bill. She can’t read his mind because he is … undead.

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Invisicat
May 05, 2017

This is the beginning of an absorbing series. They have kept me up late many nights because they are so hard to stop reading!

ArapahoeJenny Dec 02, 2016

The first book in the Sookie Stackhouse series is a lot of fun! Don't let the vampire on the cover scare you off.

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jessparsons90
Jul 03, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed Dead Until Dark. I checked out the book after watching the True Blood series and was pleased to find that the first book was even better ( No surprise there) I love the fact that even though the show was pretty on the mark, that the books themselves delve into much more information about our favourites. There is alot of Erotica, but if you've caught glimpses of the show, you already know that. So if thats not your thing, don't check out these book. I however thoroughly enjoyed it. On to book 2.

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Al6Hameed
Apr 11, 2016

Do vampires really exist? Yes!...in my opinion. But they all don't obtain their blood by biting. The vampire theme has an esoteric meaning. This book focuses on the Hollywood type vampire. Real vampires thrive on the blood of certain groups of people. It revitalizes them. The violence and debauchery in this book is typical of this society. It didn't bother me because they happen regardless to the words or descriptions used to present them.

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guinea3
Sep 30, 2015

Okay, this was just weird. I returned it in less than 24 hours. The whole premise is that vampires do exist and are simply a routine part of daily life in Sookie's world. Maybe some feel this is amusing, but I thought the storyline was seedy and strange. Not my cup of tea.

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stacyhays
Jun 11, 2013

I expected the first book in the series to be fun, and it delivered. The build-up to her relationship could have been more developed...I felt this lacked in the tv series as well, but now I see that it was following the feeling of the book. Otherwise a good read.

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Nagl
Jun 07, 2013

Fun, easy reading book. Has both humor and mystery elements.

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