From Dead to Worse
by Charlaine Harris
Gollancz Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9780575083943
Date: 19 June 2008 List Price £12.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Another month and another Charlaine Harris novel! Harris continues to power ahead in the field of supernatural romantic mysteries, producing consistently bankable novels with well timed and highly professional regularity. Her success is an abject lesson in how to build an author brand and has been enhanced further by the transition of her character Sookie Stackhouse to the small screen! From Dead to Worse is published in hard cover by Gollancz.
"The supernatural community in Bon Temps, Louisiana is reeling from two hard blows: the natural disaster of Hurricane Katrina, and the manmade horror of the explosion at the vampire summit in the up-north city of Rhodes. Sookie Stackhouse is safe but dazed, and she's yearning for things to get back to normal. But that's just not happening. Too many vampires - some friends, some not - were killed or injured, and her were-tiger boyfriend Quinn is among the missing. It's clear that things are changing, whether the weres and vamps like it or not. And Sookie, Friend to the Pack, blood-bonded to the leader of the local vampire community, is caught up in those changes. She's about to find herself facing danger and death and, not for the first time, betrayal by someone she loves. And when the fur has finished flying and the cold blood has stopped flowing, Sookie's world will be forever altered ..."