Sookie Stackhouse can hear everyone's thoughts, well nearly everyone's. She waitresses at the local bar where her boss, Sam Merlotte, has a crush on her and a secret of his own. Sookie's thrilled when she meets Mr."Vampire Bill" Compton, a new, depending on how you look at it, resident in Bon Temps, Louisiana. She and Bill begin a tenuous relationship that mysterious events, murders and locals constantly test. All of the characters have colorful personalities that make each chapter absolutely entertaining. The fun stories never end, and you won't want them to. So here's a link to the author's website. You'll be pleased to see the plethora of books Charlaine Harris has written. Enjoy!