"A Touch of Dead"
Author Charlaine Harris
Publisher Ace Books
Publication date October 6, 2009
Pages 208
ISBN 978-0-441-01783-6
Previous book Dead and Gone
Next book Dead in the Family

One Word Answer is a short story that appears in the book A Touch of Dead, a book of short stories revolving around Sookie Stackhouse, the main protagonist of "The Southern Vampire Mysteries", a series of books written by New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris.


Released October 6, 2009 by publisher Ace Books, One Word Answer appears in the book "A Touch of Dead", and involves Sookie learning of an inheritance she has received.


While doing some late night yard work with her live-in vampire Bubba, Sookie is approached by a mysterious man in a limousine. It seems that a relative of hers has died and left everything to Sookie. Told that she needs to travel to New Orleans, Louisiana, to claim her fortune, Sookie soon realizes that the mystery man is hiding secrets that could cost someone their life.

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