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Club Dead (2003) is the 3rd in the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris. These are a good example of the snack food of books. It's steamy romance/vampire/mystery with plenty of comic elements all wrapped up in one package. It also has rape and other forms of violence. And an un-named Elvis. Elvis is definitely here.
This installment takes place during the season before Christmas -Advent, for those of you who observe such things. It doesn't figure prominently in the plot, but mentions of decorations and shopping for presents are scattered throughout.
These books have been adapted for TV, but I haven't seen them.
from the back of the book:
There's only one vampire Sookie Stackhouse is involved with (at least voluntarily) and that's Bill. But recently he's been a little distant -in another state distant. His sinister and sexy boss, Eric, has an idea where to find him. Next thing Sookie knows, she is off to Jackson, Mississippi, to mingle with the under-underworld at Club Dead. It's a dangerous little haunt where the elitist vampire society can go to chill out and suck down some type O. But when Sookie finally finds Bill -caught in an act of serious betrayal- she's not sure whether to save him... or sharpen some stakes.SF Site calls the series "one of my favorites for its humor and characters." Love Vampires closes by saying, "In a nutshell, if you like supernatural fantasy, romances and mystery stories you are going to love this book."