HARRY DRESDEN – WIZARD
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Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he's the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to him for answers. For the "everyday" world is actually full of strange and magical things – and most of them don't play well with humans. That's where Harry comes in. Takes a wizard to catch a – well, whatever.
There's just one problem. Business, to put it mildly, stinks. So when the police bring him in to consult on a grisly double murder committed with black magic, Harry's seeing dollar signs. But where there's black magic, there's a black mage behind it. And now that mage knows Harry's name. And that's when things start to get... interesting.
Magic. It can get a guy killed.
Jim Butcher (born 1971) is a New York Times best-selling author, who is best known for his contemporary fantasy book series The Dresden Files. He also writes the Codex Alera series. Jim Butcher grew up as the only son of his parents, and has two older sisters. He currently lives in Independence with his wife, Shannon K. Butcher (an author of romance novels), one son, James Joseph, and his guard dog, Frostbite Vondoom Butcher.
Photo: Jim Butcher at Norwestcon 34
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Written by Lilyn George 2016-12-13
I’ve seen The Dresden Files books around but never bothered to pick them up. I’d come across a book in the series at Half Price Books and think “Hm, should try this out sometime. I will when I find the first book.” I never looked hard, but finally this weekend I came across Storm Front. So I coughed up my $3.50 or so, and decided to let Mr. Dresden have his wicked way with me. Well, while Storm Front didn’t exactly wow me with its awesomeness, I can see why it’s as popular as it ... (more)