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Sweet and Deadly By Charlaine Harris

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This story takes place in a small town, everybody knows each other and thought they knew each others secrets as well. But soon we start to see there is a darker side to some of the townspeople and more than one, are in on the secret.         I think that if you have started off reading Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse novels, anytime you pick up another of her's outside the series, you may find it boring and not living up to her hype as a writer. She has spoiled us with the entertaining adventures of Sookie and I think we all expect that kind of activity in her other books, but I have found that her other novels are diverse and sometimes subtle. I just read a review on the above book "Sweet and Deadly' on audible.com where she states, "I turned it off after the first hour..I found it boring." To a point I agree with this statement, the first couple of hours are boring, even though the dead body is found and the investigation begins. I found that the real …