Could a werewolf be loose in Chicago? Common sense says no. The grisly evidence says yes. So does Harry Dresden. And with his weird connections, he should know.
ReviewA fun new occult mystery series. — Locus
A really enjoyable read…Jim Butcher strikes just the right narrative balance between wizard and wiseguy, mystic and mobster. — Lynn Flewelling, author of Traitor's Moon
A very promising start to a news series…unusually well-crafted. — Locus
Exciting, well-plotted, complex, an excellent read and amazingly good first novel. — Chris Bunch, author of The Warrior King
Fans of Laurel K. Hamilton and Tanya Huff will love this series. — Harriet Klausner, BookBrowser
Fans of Laurell K. Hamilton and Tanya Huff will love this new fantasy series. — BookBrowser
Good luck putting the book down, I know I couldn't. — Fan Attic
Harry is a remarkable character…With more novels like this gem, Jim Butcher will not need magic to become a household name. — BookBrowser
Try it, you'll like it. An exciting debut novel suggesting there are wizards and witches among us… wish I'd thought of it myself. — Glen Cook, author of Faded Steel Hat
About the AuthorA 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.