Dead Until Dark, by Charlaine HarrisRead about the other entries on the list.
The very definition of peril is probably “dating a vampire”—something Sookie Stackhouse knows all about. This is the first in Harris’s Southern Vampires series (which inspired the HBO hit True Blood), which introduces us to Sookie, Bill, and the tiny town of Bon Temps, Louisiana.
Eric Northman of the Southern Vampire series is among Will Hill's top ten vampires in fiction and popular culture. The Stackhouse family is one of Jennifer Lynn Barnes's top 10 supernatural families.
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