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 Poisoned Chocolates Case, Anthony Berkeley
Downfall, Rob Thurman
The Skeleton Takes a Bow, Leigh Perry
Written in My Own Heart’s Blood, Diana Gabaldon

Anthony Berkeley’s wonderful mystery was originally written in 1929, and it’s still a great read, very entertaining. In the tradition of mysteries of that time, it’s lighthearted and features a group of people of varying degrees...

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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.”
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Which January New Release would you like to read in March?

Books were randomly chosen from Goodreads' "Most Popular Books Published In January 2014" list.

Bitter Spirits (Roaring Twenties, #1) by Jenn Bennett
Bitter Spirits by Jenn Bennett
(Roaring Twenties, #1)
 
  4 votes, 40.0%

Dark Bites (Dream-Hunter, #1; Hellchaser, #1; Were-Hunter, #1; Dark-Hunter, #2.5, 2.6, 7.5, 9.5, 9.6, 10.5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Dark Bites by Sherrilyn Kenyon
(Dream-Hunter, #1; Hellchaser, #1; Were-Hunter, #1; Dark-Hunter, #2.5, 2.6, 7.5, 9.5, 9.6, 10.5)
 
  2 votes, 20.0%

Forsaken (The World of Nightwalkers, #3) by Jacquelyn Frank
Forsaken by Jacquelyn Frank
(The World of Nightwalkers, #3)
 
  1 vote, 10.0%

Magic Possessed (The Hidden, #2) by Jaime Rush
Magic Possessed by Jaime Rush
(The Hidden, #2)
 
  1 vote, 10.0%

The Pretenders (The Cemetery Girl Trilogy, #1) by Charlaine Harris
The Pretenders by Charlaine Harris
(The Cemetery Girl Trilogy, #1)
 
  1 vote, 10.0%

Fury of the Demon (Kara Gillian, #6) by Diana Rowland
Fury of the Demon by Diana Rowland
(Kara Gillian, #6)
 
  1 vote, 10.0%

Netherworld (The Chronicles of Diana Furnaval, #1) by Lisa Morton
Netherworld by Lisa Morton
(The Chronicles of Diana Furnaval, #1)
 
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Unhinged (Splintered, #2) by A.G. Howard
Unhinged by A.G. Howard
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Evertrue by Brodi Ashton
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