For the Guardian, Barnes named her top ten supernatural families.
One family on her list:
The Stackhouses (The Southern Vampire Mysteries by Charlaine Harris)Read about another entry on the list.
The Stackhouse family has their share of (figurative) skeletons in the closet – supernatural relatives, illicit affairs and everyday trauma and tragedy – but at the end of the day there's nothing Sookie wouldn't do for her brother, Jason, or the cousins (human or not) that just keep crawling out of the woodwork.
See--Coffee with a Canine: Charlaine Harris & Scrunch, Rocky, and Oscar.