BOOK TWO: At the age of fifteen, Harper Connelly was struck by lightning, an event that gave her the ability to find the dead and see how they died. Since then, Harper's scratched out a living selling her services to anyone with a checkbook.
Harper's latest case has brought her and her step-brother Tolliver to Sarne, Arkansas. What started off as a simple missing person's case has escalated into a murder mystery, with a demented killer seemingly determined to follow in Harper's wake. Will she be the killer's next victim?
CHARLAINE HARRIS is a New York Times bestselling author who has been writing for thirty years. She was born and raised in the Mississippi River Delta area. She is also the author of the successful Sookie Stackhouse urban fantasy series about a telepathic waitress named Sookie Stackhouse who works in a bar in the fictional Northern Louisiana town of Bon Temps. Sookie Stackhouse has proven to be so popular that it has been adapted into True Blood for HBO. It was an instant success and is now filming its fourth season. Harris is married and the mother of three and lives in a small town in Southern Arkansas.