Dead as a Doornail is the fifth book in Charlaine Harris’s series The Southern Vampire Mysteries. Summary[edit]. It’s the first full moon since Jason was bitten by. Our reread of Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse series continues, with fifth book Dead as a Doornail. “I knew my brother would turn into a. Title: Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood, Book 5) Library Edition Author(s): Charlaine Harris ISBN: / (USA.

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With regard to Sookie’s love life, ded is, once again, the object of affection for numerous supernatural males. Sookie also learns quite a bit more about werewolf politics, learns how to file an insurance claim and what a gunshot wound feels like. And will Bill ever come around and wise up? Also the quote was funny. Unfortunately, this is not to be as someone is using the local shifter population in Bon Temps for target practice and Sookie’s brother, Jason, the newest member of the Were-Panther community is the prime suspect.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. For whatever reason, I thought this was a young adult series it is SO doornaill, btw and on shallow reflection, I think it’s because of her name: At this point, the novelty of little Southen Sookie is starting to diornail thin.

Three scenes weren’t nearly enough for doornial fun element that he brings into this series. Amy Harper Bellafonte is six years old and her mother thinks she’s the most important person in the whole world.

Dead As A Doornail by Charlaine Harris book review

I don’t remember too many specifics from this honestly, so this will be a basic review. To view it, click here. I poured the coffee into a mug. That was very interesting and somewhat disturbing.

When Michael Crawford discovers his bride brutally murdered in their wedding bed, he is forced to flee not only to prove his innocence, but to avoid the deadly embrace of a The befuddled Bubba shows up at the back door to tell Sookie Eric has been trying to reach her, and adds he sent him over to tell Sookie that someone is a hit man.


Someone tries to burn down Sookie’s house, but she is saved by her fairy godmother, Claudine. Plus he contributes nothing, except illustrating the fact that Harris cannot conceive of anyone who is not a fan of Elvis. Harris has clearly established that “any woman worth her salt” does sensible things, is tough, doesn’t put up with anyone’s crap, and can clean a mean house.

Sookie is still single and several different guys have been showing some romantic interest in her, but it seems that all of them come with a ton of complications attached. Mass Market Paperbackpages.

Presumably all drunks in her area have unresolved mother issues. Now I wish you all Happy Reading and many more wonderful books to come! Meanwhile, someone is shooting were-shifters, and both Calvin and Sam get shot. I haven’t even seen my own ass as much as I saw his in just a few episodes. And a news report indicates that many other people in nearby areas have also been shot by a sniper in mysterious circumstances.

But I think if one looks deeper into the story assuming this is even possiblethe entire series can be viewed as an allegory for women’s liberation.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I like how the vampires are on the sidelines in the story. It was once common for vampires to trade around their groupies, draining them to death when they grew bored. And, although the main storyline is the same as the first book, it was weird to see all of the “creative liberties” that were taken. Club Dead Southern Vampire Series: Soon Charlaine was looking for another challenge, and the result was the much darker Lily Bard series. For all of thirty seconds his reaction was completely gratifying.

Admittedly it later transpires that the character apparently never kept his wallet in his jacket pocket, but even leaving aside how unlikely it is that someone would be known for where they keep their wallet, there is no way Sookie could know this. Cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse is having a streak of bad luck.


Recommended fantasy series Recommended fantasy trilogies Hidden fantasy book gems Recommended fantasy audiobooks. However, the drama in this book was increidbly less after the previous stories filled with much death and destruction.

I really don’t care what happens to Jason, I never liked him anyway. The problem is, Sookie wants a quiet life – but things just seem to happen to her and her friends. Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book. Each time it seems more ridiculous than the last.

Dead as a Doornail

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Bloodshot Cherie Priest 8. I enjoyed the story, once again, but I was disappointed by one thing, which has sort of been bothering me since the 1st book in the series. Although Eric had paid restitution for the killing, Hot Rain felt that Eric’s penalty was not sufficient, and wanted to take something Eric held dear, and therefore chooses Sookie.

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Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris 1 4 May 27, This series keeps taking the Harriis character in new directions but all of them seem to be logical extensions of where she’s come from.

Rhapsody in Books Weblog. First off, I enjoyed the book. The Worse and worse. Perhaps this book is just a bit of literary cotton-candy. With the story revolving around Sookie and who hook the shape s Sookie. Sookie Stackhouse is a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana.