Monday, April 5, 2010

“Dead in the Family” review by Ben Steelman

This morning’s mail brought an advance copy of “Dead in the Family” by Charlaine Harris (Ace Books, $25.95), the 10th novel in her “Southern Vampire” series starring Sookie Stackhouse.

Long before “Twilight,” Harris found a niche, and a new curve, in vampire fiction, basing her stories in Bon Temps, La., a small Southern town in an alternate universe, where the Japanese have invented artificial blood and the vampires have come out in the open — or come out of the coffin, so to speak.

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kayteadee said...

Wow. Did he even bother to read the book? It sounds a lot like blurb that was released online.

Rita said...

Well i must say that i have to agree
with Kayteadee i don't think he even
read it.

Sharon said...

Certainly nothing we haven't seen before. I could have written more.