Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher

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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 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.

Title : Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
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ISBN : 0451457811
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 355 pages


Siria rated it ★☆☆☆☆

December 03, 2013

I'm not going to pull any punches. This book is a misogynistic piece of shit. All I knew about it before I picked it up was the very basic premise—a wizard in modern-day Chicago, who works as a sort of detective—and that it had picked up quite a cult following. I was expecting to really like it, b...

Patrick rated it ★★★★★

March 30, 2010

I never got around to reading these books until The Name of the Wind was published. And when I first did, I was a little pissed. First person point of view. Magic based on thermodynamics. Gritty, realistic world. Arrogant wizard who doesn't know when to keep his mouth shut. It struck rather close...

Nataliya rated it ★★★★☆

December 04, 2013

Let me tell you how a wisecracking Chicago wizard-for-hire with the most rotten luck imaginable won a permanent spot in my heart, making me a devout Dresdenite. 'Twas a week before USMLE Step 1, the most important test for any medical school student as it pretty much determines which medical speci...

Jesse rated it ★☆☆☆☆

December 03, 2013

You know, the premise of this book actually sounded good. A wizard P.I., sure why not. I like wizards and I like P.I.s, so what could be the problem. The problem was I over estimated this author's abilities. The main character is like some kind of emotionally retarded uber-geek's idealized life. H...

Kat Kennedy rated it ★★★☆☆

December 04, 2013

The Dresden Files is one of those books that's intimidating to approach. It has a hard-core fan group that will scream its praises from the top of the roof. Usually, I would approach with extreme caution. I rarely read a series when I've been assured that it gets good after six books. When people...

Jessica ❁ ➳ Silverbow ➳ ❁ Rabid Reads rated it ★★★☆☆

February 07, 2018

2/7/18 - ON SALE for $2.99: Reviewed by: Rabid Reads 3.5 stars Lover of Urban Fantasy that I am, it may come as a surprise that before now . . . I have never actually . . . read Jim Butcher . . . I KNOW. I'm such a poser. In my defense, I haven't had much luck with male authors...

Lyn rated it ★★★★☆

December 23, 2017

Urban fantasy is a sub-genre that I have been very much enjoying for a few of years and Jim Butcher’s Harry Dresden series usually tops the lists of readers’ favorites and it has proven wildly popular. For good reason. Butcher first published Storm Front in 2000 and it was in this first edition tha...

Bill rated it ★★☆☆☆

October 26, 2017

The first volume in the Dresden Files series introduces us to our hero, Harry Dresden, a wizard who is also a private investigator and police consultant. It is written in a breezy, colloquial style that makes you want to keep reading, but except for a few interesting magical twists on the private...

✘✘ Sarah ✘✘ (former Nefarious Breeder of Murderous Crustaceans) rated it ★★★★☆

June 15, 2016

Unexpected BR with my girls Robin & Shelly. And some other people. But I have no idea who they are. I'm sure they're lovely. Then again they might not be. Oh well. It wouldn't make any difference if they were. I'm a total BR slut anyway. → Robin wants it known that she didn't recommend this to...

Markus rated it ★★★☆☆

June 16, 2015

"My name is Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. Conjure by it at your own risk. I'm a wizard. I work out of an office in midtown Chicago. As far as I know, I'm the only openly practicing professional wizard in the country. You can find me in the yellow pages, under 'Wizards.' Believe it or not,...

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