Awards
2001 - Agatha Award for Best Novel nominee
2002 - Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original winner
2002 - Locus Poll Award for Best Fantasy Novel (21st place)
2002 - Compton Crook Award nominee
2002 - Independent Booksellers Association's Dilys Award nominee
Characters
Sookie Stackhouse (Female) , Waitress , Telepath , Southerner , Keeps to herself; hates to invade other people's minds; has no social life; saved Bill's life from a couple wanting to drain him and sell his blood; falls in love with Bill;
Bill Compton (Male) , Vampire , His race is accused of murdering three females
Genre
Fiction
Mystery
Horror
Southern fiction
Fantasy
Romance
Topics
Vampires
Psychic abilities
Telepathy
Unexpected love
Murder
Women in peril
Southern life
Small town life
Relationships
Waitresses
Setting
Bon Temps, Louisiana - South (U.S.)
Louisiana - South (U.S.)
Time Period
2000s -- 21st century