With the sure touch of a master (Crescent Blues), Charlaine Harris delivers the sort of vampire thrills that make Laurell Hamilton's Anita Blake vels so popular (Locus). In Sookie Stackhouse a Southern cocktail waitress with a supernatural gift Harris has a created a heroine like few others, and a series that puts the bite back in vampire fiction. Now the hit series launches into hardcover for Sookie's biggest twist-filled adventure yet.When cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse sees a naked man on the side of the road, she doesn't just drive on by. Turns out the poor thing hasn't a clue who he is, but Sookie does. It's Eric the vampire but w he's a kinder, gentler Eric. And a scared Eric, because whoever took his memory w wants his life.Watch a QuickTime trailer for the HBO original series True Blood.