The Southern Vampire Mysteries - WikipediaA Touch of Dead is an anthology that contains every short story written by Charlaine Harris featuring the telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries. The stories offer self-contained plots and characters, though there are a few brief instances where characters and incidents overlap with the series of novels. Guess what? Wikia's Y. Society is moderating a panel at BookCon on May 31 , which is featuring Charlaine Harris!!!
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The setting is contemporary, and the stories occasionally reference popular culture. The series is narrated in first person perspective by Sookie Stackhouse , a waitress and a telepath in the fictional town of Bon Temps in northwestern Louisiana. The 12th book, Deadlocked , was released on May 1, Harris was originally contracted to write 10 books, but she revealed at Comic Con that she has signed a contract for three additional books. Two years prior to the first novel's timeline in according to the Sookieverse timeline  , vampires around the world have revealed themselves, via television, to the world as actual, and not mythical, beings after the development of a synthetic blood product the most popular marketed brand of which is called "TrueBlood" that provides adequate sustenance for vampires and therefore does not require them to feed on human blood.
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. The author, Charlaine Harris, spins her own a tale of the supernatural with creatures from myth and legend, an old idea with her own fresh new twist. The series grew into popularity, so much that today it has spawned many spin-offs and even a television show. Sookie Stackhouse is the main protagonist of The Southern Vampire Mysteries novels or the more commonly known Sookie Stackhouse Series By Charlaine Harris , several spin-offs or short stories of the series, and she is also the main protagonist in the television show adaptation of the novels, True Blood. She has lived a hard life before the stories of the novels took place, having been born with an unusual talent that scared her parents, enough so that she was put through a mental health facility. She had also lost her parents at the tender age of seven and was even molested by her great uncle.