The basis for the HBO show True Blood, the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris follow Sookie Stackhouse, a mind-reading waitress, and her encounters with both the vampire and "regular" townsfolk of Bon Temps. In Dead to the World, Sookie sees a naked man on the side of the road but she doesn't just drive on by. Turns out he hasn't a clue who he is, but Sookie does. It's Eric the vampire but he isn't acting like himself. Awaken yourself to the truth of True Blood and check out Dead to the World: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel (Paperback).