Sookie Stackhouse: "Sook" - A telepath & 1/8 Fae; Eric Northman's wife (according to vampire law); Barmaid and partner at Merlotte's Bar and Grill; Is five-six and busty with blonde hair and blue eyes; 28 years old
Sam Merlotte: Shapeshifter; Owner of Merlotte's Bar and Grill; Sookie's business partner and one of her best friends; A compact man who is immensely strong; Has messy strawberry blond hair and blue eyes; Is in his 30's
Eric Northman: Vampire; Sookie's boyfriend & Husband; Sheriff of Louisiana Area Five; Owner of Fangtasia vampire bar in Shreveport; Was a Viking when he was human; Is very tall with long blond hair and blue eyes; Is about one thousand years old
Pam Ravenscroft: Vampire; Eric's second-in-command and progeny; Sookie's friend; Has been a Vampire since the Victorian era; Is blonde with blue eyes and sardonic; 160 years old
Bill Compton: Vampire; Sookie's neighbor and ex-boyfriend; Area Five investigator; Sells a computerized compilation of all known vampires; Has thick, dark hair and dark eyes
Karin Slaughter: "The Slaughterer" - Eric's oldest vampire child; Has ash blonde hair that falls in heavy waves down her back and blue eyes
Bernadette Merlotte: "Bernie" - Shapeshifter; Sam's mother; Is five-six and very slim; Her strawberry blonde hair is now faded
Jason Stackhouse: Sookie's brother; Michele's fiancé; Bitten were-panther; Has blond hair; Boss of one of the parish road crews
Dermot Brigant: Sookie's Fae Great-Uncle; Fintan's fraternal twin; Has shoulder length blond hair to cover up his ears; Seven hundred years older than Sookie; Looks like Jason's twin; Half Fairy & Half Human; Decided to live in Faery
Niall Brigant: Sole surviving fae prince; Sookie & Jason's great-grandfather; Dermot's father; Closed off the fairy world from humans after the Fae Wars; Is tall and regal with white-blond hair
Claudine Crane: Sookie's fairy godmother and cousin; Triplet to Claude and Claudette (deceased); Granddaughter to Niall; She died during the fae war while she was pregnant with pure-blood fairy; Left Sookie a nice inheritance
Claudette Crane: Fairy; Sookie's cousin; Triplet to Claudine and Claude; Granddaughter to Niall; Was killed while working at Hooligan's
Hunter Savoy: Sookie's second cousin; Also a telepath; Hadley & Remy's son; Has dark eyes; 5 years old
Erin: Remy's girlfriend; She genuinely cares for Hunter; A young woman with chin-length black hair, cute round cheeks and almond eyes in a rich brown
Amelia Broadway: "Amelia Carmichael" - A witch; Sookie's friend; Bob's girlfriend; Copley's daughter; Has short brown hair and clear blue eyes; Lives in New Orleans
Bob Jessup: Amelia's witch boyfriend; Hairstylist at the Happy Cutter; Spent some time as a cat when one of Amelia's transformation spells went wrong
Desmond Cataliades: (Ca-TAHL-e-ah-des) - "Mr. C" - Part demon; Lawyer from New Orleans; Fintan's friend; Sookie's sponsor (like a godfather); A very round man with a tonsure of dark hair
Diantha: A half demon; Mr. Cataliades' niece; Likes to dress in bright clashing colors and patterns; Her ever changing hair is currently platinum blonde; Can turn herself into other people
Barry Horowitz: "Barry the Bellboy" - Telepath; Mr. Cataliades' great-great-grandson
Alcide Herveaux: Packmaster of the Long Tooth Were-wolf Pack; Sookie's friend; Has thick black hair and green eyes; Owns AAA Accurate Surveys
Kandace Moffett: Werewolf; Alcide's girlfriend; Is in her 30's; Is tall with light brown hair cut in a pixie haircut
John Quinn: Weretiger; Tijgerin's unborn child's father; Sookie's ex-boyfriend and good friend; Is tall and muscular with a shaved head and purple eyes; Works for Special Events, the supernatural subsidiary of Extreme(ly Elegant) Events
Tijgerin: "Tij" (Tie) - Were-tigress; Is pregnant with Quinn's baby; A tall woman with tan skin, long brown hair and deep purple eyes; Is of Sumatran and Dutch descent; ~23 years old; European employee of Special Events
Kennedy Keyes: Danny's girlfriend; Part-time substitute bartender at Merlotte's Bar; Was first runner-up to Miss Louisiana; Has thick and glossy chestnut hair; Served time for manslaughter for killing her abusive ex-boyfriend
Danny Prideaux: Kennedy's boyfriend; Part-time bouncer at Merlotte's Bar; Bill's daytime person
Tara Thorton du Rhone: Sookie's best friend; JB du Rone's wife; Robbie & Sara's mother; Owner of Tara's Togs; In her late 20's; Has long dark hair
JB du Rone: Sookie's very good friend from high school; Tara's husband; Robbie & Sara's father; A personal trainer; Has long hair and is movie star gorgeous but is not very smart; In his late 20's
Sara du Rone: "Sara Sookie du Rone" - Tara & JB's newborn daughter; Robbie's twin
Robert du Rone: "Robert Thornton du Rone" - "Robbie" - Tara & JB's newborn son; Sara's twin
Allison: Tara's friend; Owner of Second Time's the Charm
Rosanne: Werewolf; Part of the Long Tooth Pack; Works at Second Time's the Charm; Is in her late teens; Has brown hair
Palomino: Vampire; Works for Eric; Roy Hornby's girlfriend; Rubio Hermosa & Parker Coburn's nest mate; Her hair is like corn silk and her skin is like milky caramel
Roy Hornby: Werewolf; Palomino's boyfriend; Alcide's friend; Is five-ten with brown hair, brown eyes and a slim build
Mustapha Khan: "KeShawn Johnson" - Eric's daytime assistant; Lone Were-wolf; Very good friends with Warren; Wears his hair in a geometric burr, à la the Wesley Snipes look in the movie "Blade"; Has chocolate-chip eyes
Warren: Mustapha's friend; Is about five foot seven with straggly blond hair, pale, freckled skin and missing a few teeth; Was in the army for fifteen years; An ex-con
Terry Bellefleur: Jimmie's husband; All-Purpose handyman; Works part-time at Merlotte's; Andy Bellefleur's cousin; Vietnam POW that suffers from PTSD; Raises Catahoulas
Jimmie Kearney: Terry's wife; Raises Catahoulas; Is in her 40's; Has streaks of gray in her long brown hair, which hangs nearly down to her waist; Has two sons and a daughter (ages 19, 20 & 22); Grandmothers to several kids
Holly Cleary: Waitress at Merlotte's; Wiccan; Hoyt's fiancée
Andrea Norr: "An" (Ahn) - New waitress at Merlotte's; A tiny, bone-thin woman
Halleigh Robinson Bellefleur: Andy's pregnant wife; A teacher at the elementary school; A nice looking brown-haired woman; Plans to name the baby "Caroline Compton Bellefleur"
Andy Bellefleur: Police detective in Bon Temps; Halleigh's husband; Father-to-be; Bill's great-great-grandson; Portia's brother; Terry's cousin
Jane Clementine Bodehouse: "Jane Clementine Bodehouse" - Merlotte's resident alcoholic; Is in her 50's; Frequently tries to pick up men; Was "Miss Red River Valley" and "Miss Razorback" and "Miss Renard Parish" when she was in her teens
Ginjer Hart: Werepanther; Mel's ex-wife; Has a habit of passing bad checks; Has bright red hair
Mel Hart: Werepanther; He unknowingly played a part in the death of Jason's pregnant wife, Crystal; After his confession, he was killed by other Werepanthers since Crystal was a werepanther; He also admitted to being in love with Jason.
Diane Porchia: An insurance agent; Was arrested for filing false insurance claims
Everlee Mason: Maxine Fortenberry's friend; Also, a friend of Sookie's grandmother, Adele
Judge Rosoff: Is in her 50's ; Wears her hair in a bun and her oversized glasses make her eyes look like a Chihuahua's
Eddie Cammack: A district attorney; Attends church at Tabernacle Baptist; Raises Maine coon cats
India Jones: Waitress at Merlotte's; Kenya, Spain & Cairo's sister; Has smooth chocolate skin, cornrows and a stud in her nose
Bellenos: An elf; Works at Hooligan's; His auburn hair is smooth and peltlike, his far-apart eyes are slanting and dark, his freckles are larger than human freckles, and the points of his needle-sharp inch-long teeth gleam in the light.
Joshua Bee: Waiter at Lucky Bar-B-Q; A high school kid; A distant cousin of Calvin Norris
Francine Quinn: "Frannie" - Quinn's half-sister; Is now a waitress at a café in New Mexico; Was recently married
Delphine Oubre: Witch with a talent for psychometry; Lives in Baton Rouge; Was hired by Bob to look at some of the evidence in the murder; A short, stocky woman; Has dry brown hair brushing her shoulders and deeply tan and weathered skin; Looks to be about 40 years old
Copley Carmichael: Amelia Broadway's father; A New Orleans businessman; He owns huge lumberyards & is a builder; He has lots of political clout & is rich; Suffered heavy losses in Katrina; Has gray hair; Is in his 50's
Tyrese Marley: Copley Carmichael's chauffeur & bodyguard; A big man, a light-skinned African American with bright hazel eyes and hair that is almost red
Katy Sherboni: "Gypsy Kidd" - Tyrese is in love with her; Works at Bourbon Street Babes
Steve Newlin: Sarah's husband; Former director and spiritual leader of The Fellowship of the Sun (FotS), an anti-vampire church; A tall man with broad shoulders; Has nearly gray hair that he dyes golden blond; Is in his 40's
Johan Glassport: A specialist in vampire law hired by Sophie-Anne for her defense; A sadist and murderer; Is in his 30's; Is of medium height and medium build; Has medium brown hair, pale eyes and perfect, gleaming white teeth
Arlene Fowler: "Arlene Daisy Fowler" - Former red-haired waitress at Merlotte's; Sookie's former long-time friend; Has been married four times; Coby and Lisa's mom; A weak-minded woman; Became involved with the Fellowship of the Sun; She quit Merlotte's after Sam came out about being a shifter; Recently released from jail for conspiring to murder Sookie
Felipe de Castro: Vampire King of Arkansas, Louisiana and Nevada; Eric's boss; Has thick black hair with a perfectly groomed mustache and chin strip; Speaks with a thick accent
Horst Friedman: Vampire; Felipe's second-in-command; Is tall and angular with a square-jawed and short light brown hair and pale blue eyes
Freyda: "Queen of Oklahoma" - Vampire; Eric is pledged to be her husband as arranged by his maker, Appius Livius Occella; Is five-ten with light brown hair and large slightly uptilted dark brown eyes; Has been a vampire for 150 years
Appius Livius Ocella: Vampire; Eric & Alexei's maker; Had become a vampire during the time when Romans ruled much of the world; Deceased
Jannalynn Hopper: "Jan" - Werewolf; Sam's former girlfriend; Former Long Tooth Pack enforcer in Shreveport; Former manager at Hair of the Dog; A petite woman with dark brown hair
Claude Crane: Sookie's Fae cousin; Romance novel cover model; Stripper; Owner of Hooligans Strip Club; Has long black hair, dark eyes, a brooding face and rippling abs; At least a century older than Sookie; Has been banished to Faery
Don: Sam's former stepfather; Shot Sam's mother, Bernie when she revealed she is a shapeshifter
Harp Powell: A vampire-obsessed author writing a book about Kym Rowe; Has coppery brown hair and a short beard; He wears gold-rimmed glasses
“You say anything about Hunter to anyone, and I'll bet you have a really bad visitor some night," I said, meaning it with every atom in my body. My cousin Hunter was going to stay safe if I had to be the bad visitor myself.”
“Life should imitate romance literature far more often.”
“Do you sometimes wish you could fast-forward a week? You know something bad's coming up, and you know you'll get through it, but the prospect just makes you feel sick. I worried for about thirty minutes, and though I knew there was no point in doing so, I could feel my anxiety twisting me up in a knot. 'Bullshit,' I told myself stoutly. 'This is utter bullshit.”
“But I also knew that if he turned away from me at this moment, somehow I would survive that, and I would find a way to flourish like the yard that still bloomed and grew around my family home.I'm Sookie Stackhouse. I belong here.”
Merlotte's Bar and Grill: Owned by Sam Merlotte & Sookie Stackhouse; Is a popular local hangout for residents of Bon Temps, Louisiana.
Fangtasia: A popular vampire bar in Shreveport, Louisiana owned by Eric Northman, and, in part, by Pam and Chow. It was presumably opened after the Great Revelation and serves as a hangout for vampires, "Fangbangers" and tourist.
Shreveport, Louisiana: City in Louisiana. City in which Eric Northman lives and it is the location of the vampire bar Fagtasia as well as several other supernatural hang-outs.
Faery: World in which the Fae come from. Supposedly closed off to the human world.
Hooligans: A strip club in Monroe; Owned by Claude Crane
Tara's Togs: Clothing store in Bon Temps; Owned by Tara
Fellowship of the Sun: "FotS" Conservative religious group that is against anything supernatural. They feel that anything supernatural is an abhorrence and anyone that associates with a supernatural being is just as bad.
cluviel dor: A Fae artifact with great power, given to Sookie's grandmother, Adele as a gift of love from her lover Fintan; A creamy light green, round box trimmed in gold with a lid trimmed in gold; Is about the size of two stacked Oreo cookies
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