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Charlaine Harris

by Sandra Murphy

Aurora (Roe) Teagarden is married to Robin, guardian to her half-brother Phillip, and three days past her due date for her own baby. You’d think that would be enough to do without getting involved in solving another crime, but you’d be wrong.


Midnight, Texas: TV Review

IN THE October 7 ISSUE

FROM THE 2017 Articles,
andFantasy & Fangs,

by Jane Leslie

Midnight, Texas is a supernatural thriller TV show about a small town in Texas with an unusual population. It is based on the book series by Charlaine Harris.
On the run from his past, young psychic Manfred Bernardo is told by the ghost of his grandmother to seek out refuge in Midnight, Texas.


by Doward Wilson

Many of us are now following all the wonderful Cozy Mystery book series that the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel has brought to life on the small screen. Currently Hallmark has seven different series in production with at least one more being added in the coming months.


by Sandra Murphy

Aurora Teagarden has remarried and is happier than she ever imagined. Crime-writer Robin Crusoe is the lucky groom. His work commute is a matter of feet to the study, hers just to the library in town. Aurora’s half-brother, Phillip, is staying with them for a while after discovering his father in a compromising position and his mother leaving for parts unknown. Aurora and Robin have only been married a few weeks but find having Phillip around isn’t an intrusion.


by Terrance Mc Arthur

Charlaine Harris created the South we always suspected existed, full of strange creatures—vampires, werefolk of the tiger kind, witches, a family that runs a café and does handyman work, angels who may be fallen, psychics, assassins, pawnbrokers. Currently, that world is centered on Midnight, Texas, a mostly boarded-up town at a crossroads far from everywhere. Night Shift is the third in this series, a set of books that doesn’t like to allow the status quo to maintain that status for long.


by Doward Wilson

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has done an entertaining adaption of A Bone To Pick: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery by Charlaine Harris. I have not read this series, so had no preconceived notions about the movie. Candace Cameron Bure is Aurora, and Marilu Henner is her mother.


by Terrance Mc Arthur

An Apple for the Creature is a new anthology edited by Charlaine Harris and her partner in the paranormal-collection business, Toni L.P. Kelner. I love this book, but I’ll tell you what’s going to happen on Amazon and other review sites.


by Jesus Ibarra

We return to Bon Temps to follow the continuing journey of Sookie Stackhouse our favorite telepathic waitress, well one my favorites anyways, as she deals with all sorts of supernatural problems surrounding her life. This book finds Sookie in danger, as her boyfriend Eric Northman the vampire Viking blows into town with payback on his mind, a shifter is out to get her, and there is more fairy trouble because of something she inherited in the last book.


by Jesus Ibarra

After an uneven season 4 that left a lot people sort of cold on True Blood, season 5 returns Sunday June 10 with us picking up where we left off last year. I feel that enough time has passed to make me forget some of the worst parts of season 4 and get excited for some of the prospects of season 5.


by Terrance V. Mc Arthur

As we continue with Halloween month, here you will find some more vampire fun from Sookie Stackhouse (True Blood is based on this book series) creator Charlaine Harris! First a review of Home Improvement: Undead Edition edited by Charlaine Harris/Toni L. P. Kelner and then a review of Charlaine’s companion to her vampire series, The Sookie Stackhouse Companion.


by Jesus Ibarra

Dead Reckoning brings us back to Bon Temps with our favorite telepathic southern waitress, Sookie Stackhouse. The eleventh installment of The Southern Vampire Series, by Charlaine Harris, shows us it’s better than ever with a more matured, evolved Sookie dealing with the various supernatural mayhem in her life. Once again Sookie finds herself in more danger, but this time around she is able to handle herself better.


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