Dead Reckoning (#11)

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Caught up in the politics of the vampire world, psychic Sookie Stackhouse learns that she is as much of a pawn as any ordinary human in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.

With her knack for being in trouble’s way, Sookie witnesses the firebombing of Merlotte’s, the bar where she works. Since Sam Merlotte is now known to be two-natured, suspicion falls immediately on the anti-shifters in the area. Sookie suspects otherwise, but her attention is divided when she realizes that her lover, Eric Northman, and his “child” Pam are plotting to kill the vampire who is now their master. Gradually, Sookie is drawn into the plot—which is much more complicated than she knows…


“Charlaine Harris is a master of storytelling with this crafty and wildly popular series.”

Portland Book Review

“[The series] has always drawn fans across genres, and this fastpaced and fun entry will be no exception. […] Sookie mania shows no sign of abating any time soon, and with nicely timed released dates for the latest book and the new season of the TV series, the feeding frenzy is sure to continue.”


“Solid [11]th installment […] Harris throws in the usual vampire fight-to-the-death, introduces a new supernatural creature and, most importantly, lays the groundwork for future plot twists.”

Publishers Weekly

“Multitalented Harris wraps up some previous plot threads and lawys out clues to the series’ next intriguing direction. Things are never dull in Bon Temps!”

RT Book Reviews

“This remains one of my favorite urban fantasy series.”


“Charlaine Harris is a phenomenon. She layers plotlines brilliantly, delivering convincing emotional storylines as well as plenty of action.”

SFX Magazine (UK)

“You won’t want to miss this installment.”


“Surprises, page-ripping action, and twists enough to leave fans anxiously awaiting more.”

Monsters & Critics

Awards & Accolades


#1 New York Times Bestseller (#1 for 4 straight weeks)

United Kingdom

#1 Sunday Times Bestseller List


#1 Sydney Morning Herald Bestseller List


2011 Goodreads Choice Award Finalist: “Best Novel” and “Best Paranormal”