Charlaine Harris

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Charlaine Harris

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in Tunica, Mississippi, The United States
November 25, 1951




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Charlaine Harris has been a published novelist for over twenty-five years. A native of the Mississippi Delta, she grew up in the middle of a cotton field. Now she lives in southern Arkansas with her husband, her three children, three dogs, and a duck. The duck stays outside.

Though her early output consisted largely of ghost stories, by the time she hit college (Rhodes, in Memphis) Charlaine was writing poetry and plays. After holding down some low-level jobs, she had the opportunity to stay home and write, and the resulting two stand-alones were published by Houghton Mifflin. After a child-producing sabbatical, Charlaine latched on to the trend of writing mystery series, and soon had her own traditional books about a Georgia librarian, Auro...more

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The dates and locations of Charlaine’s upcoming UK book signing tour are now available. Her tour will culminate at Fantasycon in York. Please see the Events List for full details.

“I hope to see you while I’m in the UK.” – Charlaine Harris

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May 2014, Charlaine Harris
"The paranormal powerhouse behind the Sookie Stackhouse series trades Louisiana's vampires for a mysterious new Texas town in Midnight Crossroad, first in her new trilogy." ...More

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“Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.”
Charlaine Harris

“You are speaking of my future lover. Be more respectful.”
Charlaine Harris, Club Dead

“If there were an international butt competition, Eric would win, hands down—or cheeks up.”
Charlaine Harris, Dead to the World


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