Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I have to say this is my favorite of the series so far.
Something about the way Eric is helpless on the road and the tentative way he and Sookie interact just felt so real. Bill is out of the picture, working on his database for the Queen, so he is basically out of the picture until the very end, just before the final battle. So Sookie and Eric have plenty of time to grow together.
It was both very intimate and hot at the same time, without ever being salacious.
The secondary story revolves around Jason, who has gone missing. I won’t spoil the how, but both Sookie and Jason are slowly getting pulled deeper into the supe world.