"The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner" is a novella in the 'Twilight' series by author Stephenie Meyer. It tells the story of a newborn vampire, Bree Tanner, who is featured in the third book of the series, "Eclipse" (2007). The book is written from the viewpoint of Bree, as opposed to the rest of the series which is predominantly narrated by character Bella Swan. Meyer let director David Slade, screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg, and a few of the actors read a draft of the story during production of the 2010 film "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse".

Stephenie Meyer is an American novelist. She is best known for writing the vampire romance series 'Twilight', which has sold over 100 million copies, with translations into 37 different languages. Meyer was the bestselling author of 2008 and 2009 in the U.S., having sold over 29 million books in 2008, and 26.5 million in 2009. Meyer received the 2009 Children's Book of the Year award from the British Book Awards for "Breaking Dawn", the 'Twilight' series finale.

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