• Dead as a Doornail

  • Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Mystery #5
  • By: Charlaine Harris
  • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
  • Series: Sookie Stackhouse, Book 5
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 10-15-09
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (118 ratings)

Regular price: $15.98

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Publisher's Summary

Sookie Stackhouse enjoys her life, mostly. She's a great cocktail waitress in a fun bar; she has a love life, albeit a bit complicated, and most people have come to terms with her telepathy. The problem is, Sookie wants a quiet life - but things just seem to happen to her and her friends. Now her brother Jason's eyes are starting to change: he's about to turn into a were-panther for the first time. She can deal with that, but her normal sisterly concern turns to cold fear when a sniper sets his deadly sights on the local changeling population. She's afraid not just because Jason's at risk, but because his new were-brethren suspect Jason may be the shooter.
Sookie has until the next full moon to find out who's behind the attacks - unless the killer decides to find her first.
©2005 Charlaine Harris Schulz (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC
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Customer Reviews

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4 out of 5 stars
By Suzette on 09-10-14

Great book, sorry about the narrator.

Would you listen to Dead as a Doornail again? Why?

Never in a million years.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I like Erik - and Sookie of course.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

She has the WORST accent and just ruins the book entirely! She isn't a bad narrator but she cannot do mens voices and accents!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Yes I got mad and turned it off. I have the written books, thought the audiobook would be great for bed time - but the narrator turned me off it completely. I will read the darned things myself!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Rae on 04-28-12

Loved It

Any additional comments?

Great narration. I like to list this first as it can make or break a story.

Loved this story. Easy listerning and very entertaining. Will be impatiently waiting for any new books in audio from this author.

I really enjoy it when readers with similar reading interests list their favourite authors and series. It really helps me find new authors too follow. Mine are Charlaine Harris, Jeaniene Frost, Jennifer Estep, Faith Hunter, Molly Harper, Ilona Andrews, Kresley Cole, Deborah Harkness, Nalini Singh, Coreene Callahan and Sherrilyn Kenyon.

Happy Reading

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5 out of 5 stars
By Nadia on 10-21-09

Dead as a doornail

This is book 5 of the Sookie Stackhouse series. Someone seems to have it in for the local shifter population, and Sookie has until the next full moon to discover the culpret. This has all the Charlaine Harris trademarks; plenty of action, mystery and romance, and the characters fans have come to know and love. A great addition to the series.

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5 out of 5 stars
By P. GILL on 04-22-17

The story that keeps surprising

Another totally absorbing story that seductively draws you into the lurid world of Ms Stackhouse. The other world is so intisingly revealed that you just cannot stop trying to take a peep.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Catherine on 12-25-16

Great story great voice

The narrator has a great voice for this series and it really helps the characters come to life

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