I watched this entire series online, probably shortly after the finale of Season 2. Just have to say that I absolutely love it, and can't wait until S3 airs. I don't have the channel though, so I'll have to continue watching online.
I had no idea that this was an adaptation from books. I'll have to see if I can find them.
I also loved Michael C Hall in Six Feet Under. That was one of the better series I have seen.