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Grave Peril: Book :Dresden Files #3by Jim Butcher
Thursday, May 29, 2014 07:00 PM
Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, Beaverton, OR
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... but he doesn't know the half of it. Skin Game (Roc) is the 15th installment in Jim Butcher's acclaimed and bestselling Dresden Files series.
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Harry Dresden's 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's gone postal. All over Chicago, ghosts are causing trouble — and not just of the door-slamming, boo-shouting variety. These ghosts are tormented, violent, and deadly. Someone — or something — is stirring them up to wreak unearthly havoc. But why? And why do so many of the victims have ties to Harry? If Harry doesn't figure it out soon, he could wind up a ghost himself...
"[A] haunting, fantastical novel....Butcher successfully lends human dimensions to vampires and spirits through his vivid descriptions and colloquial dialogue." Publishers Weekly
"Harry is a likable protagonist with more than his share of troubles, and Grave Peril will keep readers turning the pages to find out how he overcomes them." Kristine Huntley, Booklist
"A fun new occult mystery series. Unusually well crafted." Locus
"Fans of Laurell K. Hamilton and Tanya Huff will love this new fantasy series." Midwest Book Review
Chicago's finest wizard-for-hire, Harry Dresden, faces the toughest foe of his career: the ghost of an evil wizard, who invades people's nightmares — and uses other ghosts as lethal weapons...
In all his years of supernatural sleuthing, Harry Dresden has never faced anything like this: the spirit world's gone postal. These ghosts are tormented, violent, and deadly. Someone-or something-is purposely stirring them up to wreak unearthly havoc. But why? If Harry doesn't figure it out soon, he could wind up a ghost himself.
About the Author
A martial arts enthusiast whose resume includes a long list of skills rendered obsolete at least two hundred years ago, Jim Butcher turned to writing as a career because anything else probably would have driven him insane. He lives with his wife, his son and a ferocious guard dog.
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