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DEAD AND GONE
Genre: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
Star Harris pulls out all the stops in this dra- matic and downright scary story that's darker in tone and content than most of her previous chapters. This time protagonist Sookie Stackhouse's first-person perspective gives readers ample evidence that her world has turned very treacherous indeed. Harris' characters have always reflected the strengths and weaknesses of humanity, which adds a feeling of realism. This is a seminal book in the series -- and one that won't soon be forgotten. It's marvelously addictive, and you better hang on tight!
For once Sookie's life appears to have mellowed out, although she still hasn't had her all-important talk with vampire Eric about his newly returned memories of their affair. Humanity, however, is about to get another shock when the weres decide to announce their existence to the world.
At first things appear to be going well, but then Sookie's estranged sister-in-law is found crucified behind Merlotte's. Subsequently Niall, Sookie's great-grandfather the fairy, warns Sookie that she's a target in a violent war between two factions of fairies. If there's anything more ruthless than a vampire it is a fairy, and now Sookie is in their crosshairs. (ACE, May, 320 pp., $25.95)
Reviewed By: Jill M. Smith
Published: May 2009