The sookie stackhouse series by charlaine harris is a series of fictional books that was first published in 2001 and it is also known as the southern vampire mysteries novels. If you have not read all of the sookie stackhouse books, this will not make any sense. Sookie is a telepathic waitress who lives in a small town in louisiana. The first book, dead until dark, won the anthony award for best paperback mystery. Dead until dark, living dead in dallas, club dead, dead to the world, a touch of dead, dancers in the dark, definitely dead, all together dead, dead and gone, from dead to worse, dead as a doornail, the sookie stackhouse companion, dead reckoning, dead in the family, deadlocked, home improvement, dead ever after. The sookie stackhouse mysteries chronicle the adventures of telepathic barmaid, sookie stackhouse. Character profile for bill compton from dead until dark sookie. Sookie stackhouse this lists all of the novels, short stories, other books and video game featuring sookie stackhouse and other characters from the series also. Dead to the world the southern vampire mysteries book four. Sookie merlotte nee stackhouse is a major character in the books of the. Sookie is the most prominent main character in the. If you have read all of the sookie stackhouse books, you will enjoy this short story that brings closure to all of your favorite characters. People bitching about the sookie stackhouse ending just. The sookie stackhouse book series by multiple authors includes books dead until dark, living dead in dallas, club dead, and several more.
This history was provided by wikipedia, same with most of the links. Her later novels have been in the genre of urban fantasy. The sookie stackhouse mysteries, also known as the southern vampire series, are a series of bestselling novels by charlaine harris. New fans can fill in the gaps in their sookie lore while old friends can revisit some of their favorite moments and characters. I personally did not enjoy the writing style with this collection of stand alone stories that ms. True blood charlaine harris sookie stackhouse series 10. The sookie stackhouse mysteries literature tv tropes. Sookie stackhouse has appeared in the following books.
Sookie stackhouse series charlaine harris book list. Dead until dark, living dead in dallas, club dead, dead to the world, a touch of dead, dancers in the dark, definitely dead, all together dead, dead and gone, from dead to worse, dead as a doornail, the sookie stackhouse companion, dead reckoning, dead in the family, deadlocked, home. Sookie stackhouse the complete sookie stackhouse stories for the first time together in one volume, here is the complete short story collection starring louisianas favorite telepathic waitress, sookie stackhouse. From dead to worse is the eighth sookie stackhouse book and, after reading it, definitely a comfort sookie for me. Two blondes sends telepathic waitress sookie and vampire pam out of town to visit a casino and run an errand for vampire sheriff eric northman. Sookie stackhouse audiobooks listen to the full series. William erasmus bill compton is a fictional character from the the southern vampire mysteriessookie stackhouse. The other 2 books in the series from dead to worse southern vampire mysteries, book 8 and dead and gone sookie stackhouse, book 9 must be purchased separately. Below is a list of charlaine harris sookie stackhousetrue blood books in order of when they were originally published which is also their chronological order. After not liking the last installment overmuch all together dead, i thought fdtw was a nice return to sookie s roots and the foundation that made the series so good in the first place sookie being herself back home in bon temps, louisiana. Sookie stackhouse is just a smalltime cocktail waitress in smalltown bon temps, louisiana. Sookie stackhouse is a halfling, and main protagonist, on the hbo original series true blood. This book reflected the sookie character more like the first couple of books.
Order of charlaine harris books american novelist charlaine harris is best known for her sookie stackhouse novels, which are also known as the southern vampire mysteries. Charlaine harris discusses her sookie stackhouse series. What came next in the world of sookie stackhouse, october 20 because theres just no way i could write a book with all the. Sookie s got just a month, before the next full moon, to find out who wants her brother dead and to stop the fiend. Harris is also the creator of the wildly popular sookie stackhouse fantasy series about a telepathic waitress. Sookie stackhouse is the fictional protagonist and narrator of charlaine harris the southern vampire mysteries and the main character in hbos television adaptation, true blood. I agree that sookie is a terrible character, both in how she acts towards those who care about her, and in. Southern vampire mysteries is a fandom books community. Each small character in the town of bon temps radiates individuality, and each has their own part to play throughout the coming books. Character profile for sookie stackhouse from dead until.
The author charlaine harris had published these short stories, but in different anthology books, and this book was the best and cheapest way to read them all in one item. The series began with dead until dark in 2001 with a new installment being published every year. The great revelation goes well at first then the horribly mutilated body of a werepanther is found in the parking lot of merlottes, and sookie. All the sookie stackhouse novels, in 100ish words or less. The characters are interesting and sookie is always getting herself in some sort of trouble. For those of you that dont know, sookie is the main character of charlaine harriss. I have only read 2 of the 7 books in this series but cant wait to start the third. She has had this power her entire life, and it often led her to become an outcast in her youth until she learned to gradually control it.
In hbos television adaptation, true blood, sookie is portrayed by anna paquin. The sookie stackhouse books are delightful southern gothic supernatural mysteries, starring sookie, the telepathic cocktail waitress, and a cast of increasingly colourful characters, including vampires, werewo club dead theres only one vampire sookie stackhouse is involved with at least voluntarily and thats bill. She first appeared in the book series, and later in the television adaptation true blood. Despite the differences between the novel series southern vampire mysteries and the. They take place mostly in and around the town of bon temps, louisiana, and are written with a distinctly old school southern flavor, including some of the consequences of living in that part of the country. What came next in the world of sookie stackhouse alphabetical list of characters and what happened to them after the last novel, with illustrations by lisa desimini. The titular character and narrator of the sookie stackhouse novels, the series of books in which true blood is based, sookie is descended from niall brigant, the king of the original tribe of fae, and was last seen in the series finale episode, thank you, in the series seventh, and final season. The complete sookie stackhouse stories by charlaine harris. Sookie stackhouse is a major character in the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth seasons of true blood. Sookie is a telepathic waitress from louisiana who is in her midtwenties at the beginning of the southern vampire mysteries series. Nov 28, 2012 all of the characters are likeable and loveable in the tv show, even eric whos supposed to be a cold, cruel killer.
Shes quiet, keeps to herself, and doesnt get out much not because shes not pretty, shes a very cute bubbly blonde, or not interested in a social life she really is. Sookie stackhouse is a fictional character from charlaine harriss southern vampire mysteries novels. Sookie lives in her ancestral home, which she inherits it from her grandmother, adele stackhouse, is murdered in the first book. The characters are believable and the book is a great mixture of paranormal thriller and laughoutloud fun. But we cant end this journey without discussing the long. Later in the book series, sookie learns that sookies grandfather is not her biological grandfather. I would say that these are the type of books you could read on the beach while on vacation and have a good chuckle. The main character, and the one from whose point of view.
In the third book, club dead, bill leaves sookie for his maker lorena, who drains. It is also known as the southern vampire mysteries and has also been retronymed as the true blood series. Next week, ill be looking at some of the absolute worst books in the english language. She is well known for the series the southern vampire mysteries which is also referred to as the sookie stackhouse novels. Characters of true blood has detailed description of erics character from the tv show. The title character is a telepath who works at the local. While the sookie stackhouse of the books is a true heroine, willing to risk herself for. Harris has written, its a nice sentiment to try and keep the world of the sookie stackhouse alive, but personally i could tell from the writing and the words she used that she was writing as if she was looking at from the perspective of the characters at the time but rather after the whole series. Dead and gone, the 9th in the sookie stackhouse, southern vampire series, is a refreshingly quick read that finally.
The sookie stackhouse companion by charlaine harris. Sookie stackhouse this lists all of the novels, short stories, other books and video game featuring sookie stackhouse and other characters from the series also known as the southern vampire series. From dead to worse is the eighth book in charlaine harris sookie stackhouse series. Bill compton bill is one of the main characters in the sookie stackhouse series by charlaine harris and he is the first love interest of main character sookie stackhouse. True bloods alan ball used the charlaine harris sookie stackhouse novels as a starting point and he translated the first book, dead until dark. The sookie stackhouse mysteries characters tv tropes.
Sookie stackhouse december 10, 2016 april 5, 2019 jowritesstuff for those of you that dont know, sookie is the main character of charlaine harriss the southern vampire mysteries or as its more widely known thanks to. The sookie stackhouse series also known as the southern vampire series went on to include fulllength novels, many short stories featuring sookie and other characters from the series, several other books and even a video game. Sookie stackhouse was born may 24, 1982 to parents corbett and michelle stackhouse in in the. True blood differences between the show and the books. Other main characters in the sookie stackhouse novels included. The sookie stackhouse mysteries all the tropes wiki fandom. This is the love story of eric northman and sookie stackhouse, in case you have not read the books or you would like to recap their amazingly written love story. The popular series was adapted into the hit hbo television series true blood by alan ball six feet under. The whole story revolves around its main character sookie stackhouse and is told in a narrative by its main character in the first person perspective.
Living dead in dallas the southern vampire mysteries book two. This page contains all of the characters in the southern vampire mysteries series. If i was a betting man, i would say that this is likely to be the. She is sookie and jasons grandmother, and raised them after their parents were killed during their childhood.
List of the southern vampire mysteries characters wikipedia. In 2005, she began a new mystery series featuring the main character, harper connelly who can determine anybodys cause of death. Whereas the novelmmyou dont really get the feeling that bill truly loves sookie, not for several books and sookieshes mostly horny, not in love. The stories follow sookie stackhouse, who lives in bon temps, louisiana, and works at the local bar called merlottes. Lafayette is killed at the beginning of the second novel in the series. The name sookie is a girls name meaning lily this spelling seems to be taking off as a result of media appearances as characters in first gilmore girls and then as sookie stackhouse, the anna paquin character in true blood, based on the southern vampire mysteries series of books by charlaine harris. Sookie stackhouse southern vampire mysteries fandom.
Well everyone, weve completed our 12 book reread of charlaine harris sookie stackhouse books. Sookie is the main character of the southern vampire mysteries, and resides in the fictional town of bon temps, in rural, northern louisiana. Meaning, of the eight books so far, this is one ill go back and reread when i want to feel good about things again. See the complete sookie stackhouse series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The series is commonly called the sookie stackhouse seriesthe original title is the southern vampire mysteries series. General oneline descripton of who the character is. Her first power is telepathy, which is the ability to hear thoughts and read peoples minds.
Sookie is the most prominent main character in the series. Charlaine harris threatened by fans over final sookie stackhouse novel. Whereas the novelmmyou dont really get the feeling that bill truly loves sookie, not for several books and sookie shes mostly horny, not in love. People bitching about the sookie stackhouse ending just dont. In the first novel, dead until dark, she describes herself as being 25 years old, with blond hair and blue eyes.
Eric northman eric northman is a fictional character in the southern vampire mysteries. Jun 11, 20 charlaine harris recently wrapped up the sookie stackhouse books with dead ever after, and true blood returns to us this sunday. Sookie s husband refers to the character playing the role of sookie s unknown husband on the hbo original series true blood. She is a humanfairy hybrid from bon temps, louisiana. Sookie is the most prominent main character on the show and is played by academy awardwinning canadian kiwi actress, anna paquin and debuts in. The series has been adapted to the extremely popular hbo television series true blood. I wrote a little coda book for the sookie books after dead. Throughout the book and the show alike, we see sookie make dumb and irresponsible decisions, against the wise words of her friends, and then get pissed off at them for expressing concern. Charlaine harris birth place is mississippi tunica area. Sookie stackhouse already knows about them, of course her brother turns into a panther at the full moon, shes friend to the local were pack, and sam, her boss at merlottes bar, is a shapeshifter. Anna paquin is the first millennial to have received an academy award nomination for acting, and the first to win.
Sookie stackhouse is a smalltime cocktail waitress in smalltown louisiana. Stories from the world of sookie stackhouse anthology by other authors ace, november 25, 2014, isbn10. Explore the unconventional, otherworldly life of psychic waitress sookie stackhouse in this companion to the bestselling series that takes a closer look at sookie and her family, friends, enemies, adventures, andof coursethe lovers who set her world on fire. He is also a vampire, and was turned into one against his will by another vampire named lorena. Find out how charlaine harris, the author of the sookie stackhouse novels, envisioned the ending in her final book, dead ever the series finale of. Sookie stackhouse is a telepathic waitress in a smalltown restaurant. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. She is killed in the first novel by rene arlenes boyfriend dead until dark.
A refreshing look at the vampire subculture and other things that go bump in the night. Its disappointing to have people impugn my character in such a personal way. Sookie stackhouse is a fictional character and protagonist of the southern vampire mysteries book series, written by charlaine harris. Sookie merlotte nee stackhouse is a major character in the books of the southern vampire mysteries. This book is an excellent addition to the sookie stackhouse southern vampire series. True blood is an american television drama series created and produced by alan ball. Charlaine harris recently wrapped up the sookie stackhouse books with dead ever after, and true blood returns to us this sunday. May 16, 20 well everyone, weve completed our 12 book reread of charlaine harris sookie stackhouse books.
After 10 years and a whopping books, charlaine harris last week released the final novel in the longrunning sookie stackhouse series, the literary impetus for hit hbo show true blood. A true blood novel sookie stackhouse book 1 kindle edition. The series author is charlaine harris about the character edit. Despite the differences between the novel series southern vampire mysteries and the television adaptation true blood, there are a number things that are. Order of sookie stackhouse books sookie stackhouse is a series of mystery novels by american author charlaine harris.
Character profile for sookie stackhouse from dead until dark. People always ask me if they should bother reading these books, and the answer is. Played by american stuntman timothy eulich, sookie s husband is seen only at angles which hide his face, and appears only in the 2014 thanksgiving dinner scene at the end of the series finale episode, thank you, in the series seventh, and final, season. This is a listing of significant characters in charlaine harriss the southern vampire mysteries sookie stackhouse novels only. The sookie stackhouse books are delightful southern gothic supernatural mysteries, starring sookie, the telepathic cocktail waitress, and a cast of increasingly colourful characters, including vampires, werewolves and things that really do go bump in the night.
In the third novel, club dead, sookie says that though every now and then. All of the characters are likeable and loveable in the tv show, even eric whos supposed to be a cold, cruel killer. I suspect that many readers who pick up deaths excellent vacation, a collection of paranormal stories with a vacation theme, will do so for charlaine harris brandnew sookie stackhouse story. Charlaine harris threatened by fans over final sookie.117 988 86 207 1014 156 603 189 696 328 508 26 464 1122 694 78 1310 1077 303 828 1366 980 1364 884 50 597 584 1223 1102 807 478 1392 681 620 1143 85 238 80 29