Dead Beat (Dresden Files #7) - Jim Butcher8.84

Paranormal investigations are Harry Dresden's business, and Chicago is his beat as he tries to bring law and order to a world of wizards and monsters that exists alongside everyday life. And though most inhabitants of the Windy City don't believe in magic, the Special Investigations department of the Chicago P.D. knows better.

Kamm Murphy is the head of SI and Harry's good friend. So when a killer vampire threatens to destroy Murphy's reputation unless Harry does her bidding, he has no choice. The vampire wants the Word of Kemmler (whatever that is) and all the power that comes with it. Now Harry is in a race against time – and six merciless necromancers – to find the Word before Chicago experiences a Halloween night to wake the dead...

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Release date: May 2005
Genres: fantasyurban fantasy
Average rating: 8.84/10
Total ratings: 26
Updated: August 22, 2021

Dresden Files :: Series

Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard, gets down to business investigating paranormal crime in this #1 New York Times bestselling urban fantasy series that blends magic, mystery, and mayhem.

The Dresden Files will continue – an estimated 25 books, including the Big Apocalyptic capstone Trilogy.

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