Grave Surprise by Charlaine Harris
(Harper Connelly Mysteries)

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While in Memphis, psychic Harper Connelly senses-and finds-two bodies in a grave. One of a man centuries-dead. The other, a girl, recently deceased. Harper's investigation yields another surprise: the next morning, a third body is found-in the very same grave.
 

About Charlaine Harris

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Charlaine Harris is a New York Times bestseller for both her Sookie Stackhouse fantasy/mysteries and her Harper Connolly Prime Crime mystery series. She has lived in the South her entire life.Toni L.P. Kelner is the author of the Laura Fleming mysteries, and the Prime Crime "Where are they now?" series. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, fellow author Stephen P. Kelner, Jr, and two daughters.
 
Published September 26, 2006 by Berkley. 308 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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But after the beating death of Helen Hopkins, Sally and Teenie’s recovering-alcoholic mom, Sarne Sheriff Harvey Branscom forces the siblings to stay put, despite minor harassment by Vernon McCluskey, owner of the motel where they’re stuck for the duration, and more serious persecution from highsc...

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Being struck by lightning has given Harper Connelly (Grave Sight, 2005, etc.) the ability to find dead bodies and know what killed them—a spooky talent that earns her a living and places her in frequent danger.

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Ever since Harper Connelly survived a zap from a lightning bolt, she's been able to find dead people, a skill that makes the protagonist in the first installment of Harris's new series a tad more bizarre than the mind-reading heroine of the author's Sookie Stackhouse books (Dead as a Doornail , e...

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At the start of Harris's winning second supernatural caper to feature Harper Connelly (after 2005's Grave Sight ), a 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 grave.

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Entertainment Weekly

In Grave Surprise, Charlaine Harris's sequel to Grave Sight, lightning-strike victim Harper Connelly — whose jolt gave her the ability to see dead people's demises — stumbles onto an abducted 11-year-old girl's body during a routine cemetery-side demonstration of her otherworldly skill.

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Reviewing the Evidence

Harper Connelly was hit by lightning and is now able to speak to the dead.

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Bestsellersworld

Grave Sight and Grave Surprise are the first two books featuring Harper Connelly REVIEWED BY CARYN ST.

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Monsters and Critics

In this second installment to Harris\'s new supernatural mystery series, Grave Sight\'s Harper Connelly is back, and her ability to find the dead and see their last moments is in higher demand than ever.

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Boomtron

The story concept is that Harper Connelly can sense the dead, discern their names and the cause of death.

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