Train on Thursday: Deadlocked, Charlaine Harris

Train on Thursday
On Thursday I travel with the train. A lot of people read while traveling and I am curious what they read while traveling. In this weekly I take a look at their books and see if it is something for me.

This week in the train a twentysomething happily engaged in Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris. As you will find out eventually I am still working on this series. While I caught her reading the latest available book in the series I was entertaining myself with book five "Dead as a Doornail". This is part of the series challenge I got going which means that I am still reading Deadlocked this year IF I am going to make it.
It did take me some time to combine the cover and the author/title in my head though. I got all those cartoon covers where Sookie is displayed as some sort of stick puppet. 

Charlaine Harris Deadlocked

It’s vampire politics as usual around the town of Bon Temps, but never before have they hit so close to Sookie’s heart...

Growing up with telepathic abilities, Sookie Stackhouse realized early on there were things she’d rather not know. And now that she’s an adult, she also realizes that some things she knows about, she’d rather not see — like Eric Northman feeding off another woman. A younger one.

There’s a thing or two she’d like to say about that, but she has to keep quiet — Felipe de Castro, the vampire King of Louisiana (and Arkansas and Nevada), is in town. It’s the worst possible time for a human body to show up in Eric’s front yard — especially the body of the woman whose blood he just drank.

Now, it’s up to Sookie and Bill, the official Area Five investigator, to solve the murder. Sookie thinks that, at least this time, the dead girl’s fate has nothing to do with her. But she is wrong. She has an enemy, one far more devious than she would ever suspect, who’s set out to make Sookie’s world come crashing down
So to make a long story short. Yes I will eventually read this book. Though I am not overly impressed by the style and storyline of these books I find them a light and entertaining read when I am totally stuck in my other books.

Deadlocked is part of the The Southern Vampires mysteries published by Ace Books. The book series is known by several names but this is what the publisher calls it. The other names are Sookie Stackhouse Novels  or True Blood, named after the TV show that is based on the books.

What is your favorite commuting book?
Do you read the Sookie Stackhouse books and what is your opinion on them? *no spoilers please*

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