Sookie Stackhouse is a series of mystery novels by American author Charlaine Harris. It is also known as the Southern Vampire Mysteries and has also been retronymed as the True Blood series. The popular series was adapted into the hit HBO television series True Blood by Alan Ball (Six Feet Under).

The title character is a telepath who works at the local restaurant called Merlotte’s in the fictional town of Bon Temps, LA. She meets a vampire by the name of Bill Compton, but just as soon as she falls in love with him, a series of murders start occurring around her. The series began with Dead Until Dark in 2001 with a new installment being published every year. Below is a list of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood books in order of when they were originally published (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Sookie Stackhouse Books


Dead Until Dark(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Living Dead in Dallas(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Club Dead(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead to the World(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead as a Doornail(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Definitely Dead(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Together Dead(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From Dead to Worse(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead and Gone(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead in the Family(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Reckoning(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deadlocked(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Ever After(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After Dead(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sookie Stackhouse Anthologies


Dead But Not Forgotten(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Southern Vampire Mysteries Synopsis: Living Dead in Dallas picks up where Dead Until Dark left off. Sookie is employed by the vampires of Dallas to help find their sheriff Godric using her telepathic gifts. In doing so, she has to meet with an anti-vampire religious group. Meanwhile, in Sookie’s absence, a maenad has wreaked havoc all over Bon Temps. This book was later adapted into the second season of True Blood, with several differences.


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    You forgot to include all the short stories – in other words what is confusing about the order of the Sookie Stackhouse Books …