Deadlocked: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel – Charlaine Harris
I don’t often review the big dogs. I have a secret desire to find that amazing debut/self-published/small press novel and be the first to hold it up and acclaim its greatness. Still, I’ve read all of the Sookie novels and think a popular work is worth discussion.
I pre-ordered Deadlocked, but it sat on my Kindle TBR pile for more than the usual time. It’s tough both reading and writing a series this long. Characters need to continue to have significant change in order to keep the series from stagnating, but that very change often infuriates readers when it doesn’t take the direction they want it to. I also pointed out this in my blog post on Kim Harrison’s last Rachel Morgan book. The characters’ internal development may not go where I would like them to, but Deadlocked is still worth the read. Maybe not worth the $12.99 I spent, but worth the read. Continue reading