Tag Archive | Southern Vampire Mysteries

Review: Widower’s Walk by MaryJanice Davidson

Review: Widower’s Walk by MaryJanice Davidson

MaryJanice Davidson was always an Eric appreciator; he’s the man with the plan. Her story “Widower’s Walk” takes place 201 years after the event of┬áDead Ever After, Eric is nursing a drink and musing over life, death, the state of the world, and the repercussions of love and sacrifice. Since he’s a multitasker, he’s going […]

Review: Another Dead Fairy by Miranda James

Review: Another Dead Fairy by Miranda James

My friend Miranda James has always admired Claude Crane, fairy and stripper, first introduced in the story “Fairy Dust.” Miranda’s story takes place a couple of weeks after the events in “Fairy Dust.” On a rainy night in Monroe, Louisiana, Claude’s cousin Seamus O’Flaherty disappears not long before he’s due onstage at Hooligans. Claude and […]

Review: What A Dream I Had by Nancy Holder

Review: What A Dream I Had by Nancy Holder

Alcide Herveaux, werewolf and member of the Long Tooth pack, has always carried a torch for Sookie. Alcide famously has a disastrous history with women. Though he and Sookie had chemistry, Sookie had to kill Alcide’s murderous ex, Debbie Pelt. After that, Alcide’s love Maria-Star Cooper was murdered. Then her replacement, Annabelle, was unfaithful. Maybe […]

Review: Don’t Be Cruel by Bill Crider

Review: Don’t Be Cruel by Bill Crider

Bill Crider has always been a fan of the King. The hapless entertainer, whose change into a vampire didn’t go very well, has been a recurring character in Sookie’s story. Do you remember the time he almost got crucified as entertainment for Russell Edgington and his friends? You can bet that Bubba does. And it […]

Review: Love Story by Jeanne C. Stein

Review: Love Story by Jeanne C. Stein

Most of the readers of the Sookie novels were shocked to find out that Sookie’s beloved and revered Gran had conceived her two children out of wedlock. How did this out-of-character union come about? In Jeanne Stein’s story, we find out. Of all the stories featured in Dead But Not Forgotten, Jeanne C. Stein’s “Love […]

Review: Knit A Sweater Out Of Sky by Seanan McGuire

Review: Knit A Sweater Out Of Sky by Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire has always found Amelia fascinating. The witch has crossed paths with Sookie time and again, but her true home is New Orleans, a city that needs its witches more than ever after the last few years. Luckily for Amelia, she has her boyfriend, Bob, to keep her from biting off more than she […]

Review: Taproot by Jeffrey J. Mariotte

Review: Taproot by Jeffrey J. Mariotte

Jeff Mariotte contributed “Taproot,” which takes place shortly after the events that open Living Dead in Dallas. If you remember, Sookie has to call Andy’s sister, Portia, to pick up Andy, who’s had too much alcohol to drive. When Andy comes to pick up his car the next day, there’s a nasty surprise inside. With […]