Lost items found. paranormal investigations. consulting. advice. reasonable rates. no love potions, endless purses, or other entertainment.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 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
Lost items found. paranormal investigations. consulting. advice. reasonable rates. no love potions, endless purses, or other entertainment.business has been slow. okay, business has been dead. and not even of the undead variety. you would think chicago would have a little more action for the only professional wizard in the phone book. but lately, harry dresden hasn't been able to dredge up any kind of work--magical or mundane.but just when it looks like he can't afford his next meal, a murder comes along that requires his particular brand of supernatural expertise.a
An alternative cover edition with a different page count exists here.harry dresden - wizardlost items found. paranormal investigations. consulting. advice. reasonable rates. no love potions, endless purses, or other entertainment.harry dresden has faced some pretty terrifying foes during his career. giant scorpions. oversexed vampires. psychotic werewolves. it comes with the territory when you're the only professional wizard in the chicago-area phone book.but in all harry's years of supernatural sleuthing, he's never faced anything like this: the spirit world has gone postal. all over chicago, ghosts are causing trouble - and
For the 1st printing edition of this isbn, see here.harry dresden -- wizardlost items found. paranormal investigations. consulting. advice. reasonable rates.no love potions, endless purses, or other entertainmentever since his girlfriend left town to deal with her newly acquired taste for blood, harry dresden has been down and out in chicago. he can't pay his rent. he's alienating his friends. he can't even recall the last time he took a shower.the only professional wizard in the phone book has become a desperate man.and just when it seems things can't get
Harry dresden, chicago's only practicing professional wizard, should be happy that business is pretty good for a change. but now he's getting more than he bargained for:a duel with the red court of vampires' champion, who must kill harry to end the war between vampires and wizards...professional hit men using harry for target practice...the missing shroud of turin...a handless and headless corpse the chicago police need identified...not to mention the return of harry's ex-girlfriend susan, who's still struggling with her semi-vampiric nature. and who seems to have a new man
For harry dresden, chicago's only professional wizard, there have been worse assignments than going undercover on the set of an adult film. dodging flaming monkey poo, for instance. or going toe-to-leaf with a walking plant monster. still, there is something more troubling than usual about his newest case. the film's producer believes he's the target of a sinister entropy curse, but it's the women around him who are dying, in increasingly spectacular ways.harry is doubly frustrated because he got involved with this bizarre mystery only as a favor to thomas,
Meet harry dresden, chicago's first (and only) wizard p.i. turns out the 'everyday' world is full of strange and magical things - and most of them don't play well with humans. that's where harry comes in.luckily, however, he's not alone. although most people don't believe in magic, the chicago p.d. has a special investigations department, headed by his good friend karrin murphy. they deal with the . . . stranger cases. it's down to karrin that harry sneaks into graceland cemetery to meet a vampire named mavra. mavra has evidence
There's no love lost between harry dresden, the only wizard in the chicago phone book, and the white council of wizards, who find him brash and undisciplined. but war with the vampires has thinned their ranks, so the council has drafted harry as a warden and assigned him to look into rumors of black magic in the windy city.as harry adjusts to his new role, another problem arrives in the form of the tattooed and pierced daughter of an old friend, all grown-up and already in trouble. her boyfriend is
Wizard harry dresden must investigate his own flesh and blood when a series of killings strike chicago’s magic practitioners in this novel in the #1 new york times bestselling series.someone is targeting the members of the city’s supernatural underclass—those who don’t possess enough power to become full-fledged wizards. some have vanished. others appear to be victims of suicide. but now the culprit has left a calling card at one of the crime scenes—a message for harry dresden. harry sets out to find the apparent serial killer, but his investigation turns
Harry dresden's life finally seems to be calming down -- until a shadow from the past returns. mab, monarch of the sidhe winter court, calls in an old favor from harry -- one small favor that will trap him between a nightmarish foe and an equally deadly ally, and that will strain his skills -- and loyalties -- to their very limits.
Let's get something clear right up front. i'm not harry dresden. harry's a wizard. a genuine, honest-to-goodness wizard. he's gandalf on crack and an iv of red bull, with a big leather coat and a .44 revolver in his pocket. he'll spit in the eye of gods and demons alike if he thinks it needs to be done, and to hell with the consequences--and yet somehow my little brother manages to remain a decent human being. i'll be damned if i know how. but then, i'll be damned regardless. my
Step into our world we are wizards, cops, mechanics, werewolves, doctors, fairies, mobsters, reporters, holy warriors, and vampires. we call upon the dark powers of the never never-or the darkness in human nature. we are the monsters living next door or lurking behind a friendly face. this is the dresdenverse. this is our world. this volume of the dresden files rpg gives you extensive detail on the factions, creatures, foes, and allies of the dresdenverse. you'll find over 200 creatures and characters complete with all the information you'll need to
"b is for bigfoot" takes place between fool moon and grave peril. "i was a teenage bigfoot" takes place circa deadbeat. "bigfoot on campus" takes place between turn coat and changes.chicago wizard-for-hire harry dresden is used to mysterious clients with long hair and legs up to here. but when it turns out the long hair covers every square inch of his latest client’s body, and the legs contribute to a nine-foot height, even the redoubtable detective realizes he’s treading new ground. strength of a river in his shoulders is one
Long ago, susan rodriguez was harry dresden's lover-until she was attacked by his enemies, leaving her torn between her own humanity and the bloodlust of the vampiric red court. susan then disappeared to south america, where she could fight both her savage gift and those who cursed her with it. now arianna ortega, duchess of the red court, has discovered a secret susan has long kept, and she plans to use it-against harry. to prevail this time, he may have no choice but to embrace the raging fury of his
Here, together for the first time, are the shorter tales from jim butcher's dresden files series — a compendium of cases that harry and his cadre of allies managed to close in record time. the tales range from the deadly serious to the absurdly hilarious. also included is a new, never-before-published novella that takes place after the cliff-hanger ending of the new april 2010 hardcover, changes.contains:+ "restoration of faith"+ "vignette"+ "something borrowed" -- from my big fat supernatural wedding + "it's my birthday too" -- from many bloody returns +
When we last left the mighty wizard detective harry dresden, he wasn't doing well. in fact, he had been murdered by an unknown assassin.but being dead doesn't stop him when his friends are in danger. except now he has no body, and no magic to help him. and there are also several dark spirits roaming the chicago shadows who owe harry some payback of their own.to save his friends—and his own soul—harry will have to pull off the ultimate trick without any magic...
The dangerous women anthology contains following stories: - introduction by gardner dozois - “some desperado” by joe abercrombie - a red country story - “my heart is either broken” by megan abbott - “nora’s song” by cecelia holland - “the hands that are not there” by melinda snodgrass - “bombshells” by jim butcher - a harry dresden story - “raisa stepanova” by carrie vaughn - “wrestling jesus” by joe r. lansdale - “neighbors” by megan lindholm - “i know how to pick ’em” by lawrence block - “shadows for silence
You can't keep a good wizard down - even when he wants to stay that way.for years, harry dresden has been chicago's only professional wizard, but a bargain made in desperation with the queen of air and darkness has forced him into a new job: professional killer.mab, the mother of wicked faeries, has restored the mostly-dead wizard to health, and dispatches him upon his first mission - to bring death to an immortal. even as he grapples with the impossible task, dresden learns of a looming danger to demonreach, the
Harry dresden, chicago's only professional wizard, is about to have a very bad day…because as winter knight to the queen of air and darkness, harry never knows what the scheming mab might want him to do. usually, it’s something awful.he doesn’t know the half of it…mab has just traded harry’s skills to pay off one of her debts. and now he must help a group of supernatural villains—led by one of harry’s most dreaded and despised enemies, nicodemus archleone—to break into the highest-security vault in town, so that they can
When the supernatural nations of the world meet up to negotiate an end to ongoing hostilities, harry dresden, chicago's only professional wizard, joins the white council's security team to make sure the talks stay civil. but can he succeed, when dark political manipulations threaten the very existence of chicago--and all he holds dear?
Harry has faced terrible odds before. he has a long history of fighting enemies above his weight class. the red court of vampires. the fallen angels of the order of the blackened denarius. the outsiders.but this time it’s different. a being more powerful and dangerous on an order of magnitude beyond what the world has seen in a millennium is coming. and she’s bringing an army. the last titan has declared war on the city of chicago, and has come to subjugate humanity, obliterating any who stand in her way.harry’s