Ghost Story: The Dresden Files, Book Thirteen

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Little, Brown Book Group, Jul 28, 2011 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and only) Wizard PI. 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. But he's forgotten his own golden rule: magic - it can get a guy killed. Which didn't help when he clashed with unknown assailants with his murder in mind. And though Harry's continued existence is now in some doubt, this doesn't mean he can rest in peace.

Trapped in a realm that's not quite here, yet not quite anywhere else, Harry learns that three of his loved ones are in danger. Only by discovering his assailant's identity can he save his friends, bring criminal elements to justice, and move on himself. It would just be easier if he knew who was at risk. And had a (working) crystal ball. And access to magic. Instead, he is unable to interact with the physical world - invisible to all but a select magical few. He's also not the only silent presence roaming Chicago's alleys. Hell, he put some there himself. Now, they're looking for payback.

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User Review  - nx74defiant - LibraryThing

Even dead Harry becomes involved in nonstop action. We learn about Harry's childhood. There was times I was wondering when we would get back to the present time and get to work to save his friend. Read full review

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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

Reviewing audio version only here. James Marsters is a masterful Harry Dresden narrator. He draws you in and makes you forget that you are being read to, rather, you are beside Harry, listening to his story. Never a false note. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Jim Butcher is a bestselling author and martial arts enthusiast. His resumé includes a long list of skills rendered obsolete at least 200 years ago, and he turned to writing because anything else probably would have driven him insane. He lives with his family in Independence, Missouri.

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