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Dead Beat

ISBN 13: 9780748116577

Dead Beat

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Harry Dresden must save Chicago from black magic and necromancy - but first, he must locate the Word of Kemmler. Just as soon as he figures out what that is ...

It's all in a day's work for the city's only professional wizard - assuming he can live to see the end of the day.

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"A fun romp, with a rousing final battle that shouldn't be missed."

The wildest, strangest, best Dresden adventure to date....Butcher s blending of modern fantasy with classic noir sensibilities ensures that there s never a dull moment. SF Site

A fun romp with a rousing final battle that shouldn t be missed. Locus

Offbeat humor, a hard-boiled style, and rich detail. Library Journal (starred review)

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"The wildest, strangest, best Dresden adventure to date....Butcher's blending of modern fantasy with classic noir sensibilities ensures that there's never a dull moment."--SF Site

"A fun romp with a rousing final battle that shouldn't be missed."--Locus

"Offbeat humor, a hard-boiled style, and rich detail."--Library Journal (starred review)



Praise for the Dresden Files
-Think Buffy the Vampire Slayer starring Philip Marlowe.---Entertainment Weekly

-Fans of Laurell K. Hamilton and Tanya Huff will love this series.---Midwest Book Review

-Superlative.---Publishers Weekly (starred review)
-One of the most enjoyable marriages of the fantasy and mystery genres on the shelves.---Cinescape
-Butcher...spins an excellent noirish detective yarn in a well-crafted, supernaturally-charged setting. The supporting cast is again fantastic, and Harry's wit continues to fly in the face of a peril-fraught plot.---Booklist (starred review)
-What's not to like about this series?...It takes the best elements of urban fantasy, mixes it with some good old-fashioned noir mystery, tosses in a dash of romance and a lot of high-octane action, shakes, stirs, and serves.---SF Site
-A tricky plot complete with against-the-clock pacing, firefights, explosions, and plenty of magic. Longtime series fans as well as newcomers drawn by the SciFi Channel's TV series based on the novels should find this supernatural mystery a real winner.---Library Journal
-What would you get if you crossed Spenser with Merlin? Probably you would come up with someone very like Harry Dresden, wizard, tough guy and star of [the Dresden Files].---The Washington Times

-The wildest, strangest, best Dresden adventure to date....Butcher's blending of modern fantasy with classic noir sensibilities ensures that there's never a dull moment.---SF Site

-A fun romp with a rousing final battle that shouldn't be missed.---Locus

-Offbeat humor, a hard-boiled style, and rich detail.---Library Journal (starred review)



Praise for the Dresden Files

"Think Buffy the Vampire Slayer starring Philip Marlowe."--Entertainment Weekly

"Fans of Laurell K. Hamilton and Tanya Huff will love this series."--Midwest Book Review

"Superlative."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"One of the most enjoyable marriages of the fantasy and mystery genres on the shelves."--Cinescape

"Butcher...spins an excellent noirish detective yarn in a well-crafted, supernaturally-charged setting. The supporting cast is again fantastic, and Harry's wit continues to fly in the face of a peril-fraught plot."--Booklist (starred review)

"What's not to like about this series?...It takes the best elements of urban fantasy, mixes it with some good old-fashioned noir mystery, tosses in a dash of romance and a lot of high-octane action, shakes, stirs, and serves."--SF Site

"A tricky plot complete with against-the-clock pacing, firefights, explosions, and plenty of magic. Longtime series fans as well as newcomers drawn by the SciFi Channel's TV series based on the novels should find this supernatural mystery a real winner."--Library Journal

"What would you get if you crossed Spenser with Merlin? Probably you would come up with someone very like Harry Dresden, wizard, tough guy and star of [the Dresden Files]."--The Washington Times

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The seventh case file from Harry Dresden, a modern-day wizard who gets into some seriously challenging situations.

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