"Solving paranormal crimes in a magical universe"

I just finished this Jim Butcher story and loved it. It was nice filler while waiting for the new Laurell K Hamilton book .

The hero is a wizard who works with the local police force when they are stuck dealing with paranormal crimes-- sound familiar? Only this time we are seeing the world of the wizard which is a rather different universe.

Melanie / July 2000
Copyright 2000 for Paranormal Romance Reviews

Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted August 22, 2002


A Novel of the Dresden Files

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 of them 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 put it mildly, stinks. So when the police bring him in to consult on a grisly double murder committed with black magic, Harry's seeing dollar signs. But where there's black magic, there's a black mage behind it. And now that mage knows Harry's name. And that's when things start to get... interesting.

Magic. It can get a guy killed.

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Storm Front
(The Dresden Files: Book 1)
by Jim Butcher

April 1, 2000
Available: April 10, 2000
ISBN #0451457811
EAN #9780451457813
322 pages
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