: Grave Surprise (Harper Connelly Mysteries, Book 2) ( ): Charlaine Harris: Books. Psychic sleuth Harper Connelly travels to Memphis and ends up involved in a case of murder times three in this mystery from #1 New York Times bestselling. Rating: Teen + Cover: Ilias Kyriazis Writer: Charlaine Harris, Royal McGraw Art: Ilias Kyriazis Publication Date: December Format: Hardcover Page Count.

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Thanks to lightning hitting her years ago, Connelly can sense how people were killed, but not necessarily who did it. But I read this after reading the first two books in the Cemetery Girl series and it didn’t hold the same standard as those two.

And when the extra body happens to be that of a girl Harper had been hired to find, and failed, several months back, the mystery deepens. At the start of Charlain winning second supernatural caper to feature Harper Connelly after ‘s Grave Sighta skeptical anthropology professor, Clyde Nunley, tests Harper’s gift of clairvoyance in a historic Memphis cemetery, where Harper correctly senses a fresh corpse in the wrong surpgise. I know he will love this. Made a long car ride go quickly. Books by Charlaine Harris.

That’s okay because there were plenty of other things going on to make it an interesting read. I want to learn more about her, I want to know what got her into this job, how she sutprise to transform her ability into a paying job, I want to know how her story ends, so I’ll definitely go back to read the books. I cannot say how much I love these graphic novels.

This graphic novel is an introduction for the author’s series, I’ve never read her books, but thanks to this one, I’m willing to.

The Sookie Stackhouse Companion. The Outlaw Demon Wails. I also thought it was a nice touch to have the girl’s family be re-implicated in her death.

Grave Surprise

I had my hafris on who did it and why, hrris I needed to go further for a confirmation. She was my first “contemporary” urban fantasy author, and while I haven’t had the pleasure of reading all of her works, I’m pretty confident in saying that I’ll be just as amazed by her worldbuilding and her writing style as I was when reading the Southern Vampire Mysteries series.


Sadly at the time Harper was unsuccessful but when she is invited by anthropology professor Dr.

This series is more serious than Ms. Some of my gulping this down, I think, is fascination with Harris’s choice to make Harper almost the antithesis of the “kickass UF heroine”, although she doesn’t want to be a clingy, emotional wreck, which keeps it interesting. The plot is thin, the characters are cardboardey, the MC’s are weird and not very likable – and ms Harris keeps mixing harrks her facts, which ruins books for me.

After holding down some low-level jobs, her husband Hal gave her the opportunity to stay home and write. Harper and Tolliver are called to Memphis for a grave reading in 3.

Second and more important, I am not hrave fan of the way Harris decided to go re: So I was thrilled to see that there were harirs novels associated with the series.

While there Harper discovers the body of an eleven year old girl that she had searched charline before. The graphics and writing did I read harrsi Harper Connelly series several years ago and had wanted to read it again ever since I finished the Midnight, Texas series, which featured characters from Harper’s world. I have many fears. That was really cool. Dead In the Family. I’ll continue the series as I am intrigued by these characters. There were a lot of dialogue boxes of inner monologue from Harper, which I kind of liked, because it made me understand the story and Harper, herself, more.

Maybe it’s just me.

This is a really good detective story, supernatural and ghost story all rolled into one. But just in case anyone has a really bad squick and needs to check gravr it’s not going that way, the spoiler is view spoiler [that Harper Yeah, I can’t help it, I like Charlaine Harris’ books.

Harris’ other work as well and find it pretty average fare. And what the heck kind of a name is Tolliver? In this second book, Harper is hired by a college professor, Professor Nunley to read the dead people in the graves i 4 Stars rounded up from 3.


Aug 13, LJ rated it really liked it Shelves: Harris continues to think through the details of what Harper’s occupation would mean–in this case, she falls under suspicion of having staged the discovery. Tabitha has been missing for two years-and now the police are suspicious of Harper.

Grave Surprise (Harper Connelly, #2) by Charlaine Harris

She’s really an interesting character. They do a great job of introducing Harper and explaining how she developed her abilities. The story is based around Harper Connelly, a young woman struck by lightning several years ago, who survived, but with an unusual ability to locate gravs dead and find out what caused their death. To ask other readers questions about Grave Surpriseplease sign up.

Charlaine Harris – Grave Surprise

There were little things that charrlaine me wonder if this wasn’t the first but nothing that left me unable to understand what was going on.

As her manager, her brother Tolliver travels the country with Harper keeping her appointments and assists her physically when needed. Feb 25, Dee rated it really liked it.

Another pet peeve is characters that keep repeating and rehashing things they’ve already gone over in previous surprlse or earlier on in the book. After holding down some low-level jobs, her husband Hal gave her the opportunity to stay home and write. Harper ConnellyTolliver Lang. The Harper Connelly books were written concurrently with the Sookie novels. Anyway, when I first began this one, I did not know it was the second in the s I was excited to check out this series because I really enjoy the Sookie Stackhouse series.

Charlaine Harris – Grave Surprise

And then, another body is found. I had to read it harrsi my Macbook, and the artwork was outstanding. How did the body get here, and why do so many people seem to have a motive for her death. The story still draws me in like I was reading it the first time.