Cocktail waitress/telepath Sookie Stackhouse is on a streak of bad luck. Her coworker is murdered. She's attacked in the forest. And her vampire boyfriend's boss needs her to do a favor in exchange for saving her life. What next?
From New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris and Nalini Singh, and national bestselling authors Ilona Andrews and Meljean Brook, come tales of man's worst friend. . . In these hound-eat-hound worlds, anything goes... and everything bites. Follow paranormal bodyguards Clovache and Batanya into Lucifer's realm, where they encounter his fearsome four-legged pets in Charlaine Harris'sThe Britlingens Go to Hell. Seek out a traitor in the midst of a guild of non-lethal vampire trackers, one that intends to eradicate the entire species of bloodsuckers, in Nalini Singh'sAngels' Judgment. Find out why the giant three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades has left the underworld for the real world--and whose scent he's following--in Ilona Andrews'sMagic Mourns. Embark on a perilous search for the kidnapped niece of a powerful vampire alongside her blind--and damn sexy--companion and a hellhound in Meljean Brook'sBlind Spot. These four novellas by today's hottest paranormal authors will have hellhound lovers everywhere howling.
DANCERS IN THE DARK by Charlaine HarrisDancer Layla Rue Le May's childhood prepared her to handle just about anything, including her aloof partner, Sean McClendon, a three-hundred-year-old vampire. But when she acquires a stalker, Layla Rue is surprised to find that Sean is the only one she can trust.HER BEST ENEMY by Maggie ShayneKiley Brigham refuses to believe there's a ghost in her house, but when an unseen hand leaves a bloody message on her mirror, she's forced to turn to local psychic Jack McCain. As the two work to uncover a long-buried secret, Kiley finds that she's haunted not by spirits, but by thoughts of Jack....SOMEONE ELSE'S SHADOW by Barbara HamblyMaddie Laveau worries about her young roommate, Tessa, when she stays late to practice ballet in the old Glendower Building...and when Tessa goes missing, Maddie enlists mysterious tenant Phil Anderson to help. But is Phil the white knight she needs, or the predator she fears?
Aurora is shocked and dismayed to find her sister-in-law, Poppy, lying bloody and dead outside her own back door. Poppy had her flaws, -but she didn't deserve to be so brutally murdered.
Though a small town at heart, Lawrenceton, Georgia, has its dark side--and crime buffs. One of whom is librarian Aurora "Roe" Teagarden, a member of the Real Murders Club, which meets once a month to analyze famous cases. It's a harmless pastime--until the night she finds a member killed in a manner that eerily resembles the crime the club was about to discuss. And as other brutal "copycat" killings follow, Roe will have to uncover the person behind the terrifying game, one that casts all the members of Real Murders, herself included, as prime suspects--or potential victims.
Nickie Callahan can handle herself. But after a successful--yet brief--career as a model in New York in the sleepy college town of Knolls, Tennessee. Living with her best friend, she plans on carving out a new future for herself by studying to be a writer. But the women of Knolls are not safe. And as Nickie gets swept up in a string of brutally violent crimes, she must take matters of justice into her own hands...
In this second book featuring house cleaner Lily Bard, a local weight lifter is killed while lifting weights. Shakespeare is coping with racial issues. And Lily meets a new man in a very odd place.
Lily returns to her home town to attend her sister's wedding. While there, she becomes involved in finding a baby kidnapped eight years ago. One of the suspects is the soon-to-be husband of Lily's Sister.
Lily is adjusting to being married. She has finally decided to join a support group for rape survivors after having injured her husband in her sleep. Unfortunately, the counselor has a history of her own that brings murder to Shakespeare.
The 1st Lily Bard mystery, where she starts over in Shakespeare, Arkansas, hoping to sweep away the secrets of her dark and violent past.
One of the women for whom Lily cleans house is murdered. Is the murderer one of the men she was sleeping with, or someone else?
Charlaine Harris has topped the bestseller charts and become a nationwide phenomenon, thanks to the unconventional, and otherworldly, life of Sookie Stackhouse. Now take a closer look at Sookie and her family, friends, enemies, adventures, and-of course-the lovers who set her world on fire. . . Visit Bon Temps, the small Louisiana town that Sookie calls home, with a detailed map created by Charlaine herself, and learn the characteristics of the supernaturals who live there: vampires, two- natured, and fae. Examine all the branches of Sookie's family tree. And eavesdrop on the private conversations between rival vampires Eric and Bill. Also, enjoy the compelling, never-before-published novella "Small- Town Wedding," in which Sookie accompanies her shape-shifting boss, Sam, to his brother's wedding in Texas, where happily-ever-after seems very far away. . . . Exclusive interviews with True Bloodcreator Alan Ball and author Charlaine Harris-complied from fan questions-will satisfy your craving for all things Sookie, as will trivia questions, recipes (including Caroline Bellefluer's famous chocolate cake!), and a concordance to the Sookie Stackhouse novels.
Catherine Linton has returned to her hometown of Lowfield, Mississippi, unconvinced that the death of her parents in a car crash six months earlier was an accident. And her suspicions are confirmed when she stumbles upon the dead and beaten body of her doctor-father's longtime nurse. There are secrets being kept in Lowfield, and the town where Catherine grew up may be the same place where she is sent to her grave...
Third in the Aurora Teagarden series, one great new look. Deciding if she wants to go into real estate becomes a life-or-death choice for Aurora "Roe" Teagarden. A naked corpse is discovered at her first house showing. And when a second body is found in another house for sale, it becomes obvious that there is a very cool killer at large in Lawrenceton, one who knows a great deal about real estate-and maybe too much about Roe.
Charlaine Harris has re-imagined the supernatural world with her Southern Vampire novels starring telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse. Now, for the first time, here is every Sookie Stackhouse short story ever written-together in one volume. Stories include "Fairy Dust", "One Word Answer", "Dracula Night", "Lucky" and "Giftwrap."
Whether wolfing down a holiday feast (use your imagination) or craving some hair of the dog on New Year's morning, the werewolves in these and eleven more frighteningly original stories will surprise, delight, amuse, and scare the pants off readers who love a little wolfsbane with their mistletoe. ALL-NEW ORIGINAL WEREWOLF TALES by, Donna Andrews, Keri Arthur, Patricia Briggs, Dana Cameron, Karen Chance, Alan Gordon, Simon R. Green, Charlaine Harris, Toni L. P. Kelner, J. A. Konrath, Nancy Pickard, Kat Richardson, Dana Stabenow, Rob Thurman, and Carrie Vaughn.
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