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
Professional hit men using Harry for target practice...
The missing Shroud of Turin...
A handless and headless corpse the Chicago police need
Not to mention the return of Harry's girlfriend Susan,
who's still struggling with her semivampiric nature. And
who seems to have a new man in her life.
Some days, it just doesn't pay to get out of bed. No
matter how much you're charging.