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|Title||:||Skin Game (The Dresden Files, #15)|
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|Category||:||Fantasy, Urban fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal, Magic, Mystery|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Skin Game (The Dresden Files, #15) Harry Dresden Chicago s only professional wizard is about to have a very bad day .
Because as Winter Knight to the Queen of Air and Darkness Harry never knows what the scheming Mab might want him to do Usually it s something awful .
He doesn t know the half of it .
Mab has just traded Harry s skills to pay off one of her debts And now he must help a group of supernatural villains led by one of Harry s most dreaded and despised enemies Nicodemus Archleone to break into the highest security vault in town so that they can then access the highest security vault in the Nevernever .
It s a smash and grab job to recover the literal Holy Grail from the vaults of the greatest treasure hoard in the supernatural world which belongs to the one and only Hades Lord of the freaking Underworld and generally unpleasant character Worse Dresden suspects that there is another game afoot that no one is talking about And he s dead certain that Nicodemus has no intention of allowing any of his crew to survive the experience Especially Harry .
Dresden s always been tricky but he s going to have to up his backstabbing game to survive this mess assuming his own allies don t end up killing him before his enemies get the chance
b HARRY DRESDEN WIZARD b br br i Lost Items Found Paranormal Investigations Consulting Advice Reasonable Rates No Love Potions Endless Purses or Other Entertainment i br br Harry Dresden is the best at what he does Well technically he s the i only i 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 br br 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 br br Magic it can get a guy killed
b Harry Dresden Wizard b br Lost Items Found Paranormal Investigations Consulting Advice Reasonable Rates No Love Potions Endless Purses or Other Entertainment br br Business has been slow Okay business has been dead And not even of the undead variety You would think Chicago would have a little more action for the only professional wizard in the phone book But lately Harry Dresden hasn t been able to dredge up any kind of work magical i or i mundane br br But just when it looks like he can t afford his next meal a murder comes along that requires his particular brand of supernatural expertise br br A brutally mutilated corpse Strange looking paw prints A full moon Take three guesses and the first two don t count
i An alternative cover edition with a different page count exists a href https www goodreads com book show here title here rel nofollow here a i br br Harry Dresden Wizard br Lost Items Found Paranormal Investigations Consulting Advice Reasonable Rates No Love Potions Endless Purses or Other Entertainment br br Harry Dresden has faced some pretty terrifying foes during his career Giant scorpions Oversexed vampires Psychotic werewolves It comes with the territory when you re the only professional wizard in the Chicago area phone book br br But in all Harry s years of supernatural sleuthing he s never faced anything like this The spirit world has gone postal All over Chicago ghosts are causing trouble and not just of the door slamming boo shouting variety These ghosts are tormented violent and deadly Someone or i something i is purposely stirring them up to wreak unearthly havoc But why And why do so many of the victims have ties to Harry If Harry doesn t figure it out soon he could wind up a ghost himself
i For the st printing edition of this ISBN see a href https www goodreads com book show here title here rel nofollow here a i br br HARRY DRESDEN WIZARD br br Lost items found Paranormal Investigations Consulting Advice Reasonable Rates br No Love Potions Endless Purses or Other Entertainment br br Ever since his girlfriend left town to deal with her newly acquired taste for blood Harry Dresden has been down and out in Chicago He can t pay his rent He s alienating his friends He can t even recall the last time he took a shower br br The only professional wizard in the phone book has become a desperate man br br And just when it seems things can t get any worse in saunters the Winter Queen of Faerie She has an offer Harry can t refuse if he wants to free himself of the supernatural hold his faerie godmother has over him and hopefully end his run of bad luck All he has to do is find out who murdered the Summer Queen s right hand man the Summer Knight and clear the Winter Queen s name br br It seems simple enough but Harry knows better than to get caught in the middle of faerie politics Until he finds out that the fate of the entire world rests on his solving this case No pressure or anything
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 br br A duel with the Red Court of Vampires champion who must kill Harry to end the war between vampires and wizards br br Professional hit men using Harry for target practice br br The missing Shroud of Turin br br A handless and headless corpse the Chicago police need identified br br Not to mention the return of Harry s ex girlfriend Susan who s still struggling with her semi vampiric nature And who seems to have a new man in her life br br Some days it just doesn t pay to get out of bed No matter how much you re charging
Paranormal investigations are Harry Dresden s business and Chicago is his beat as he tries to bring law and order to a world of wizards and monsters that exists alongside everyday life And though most inhabitants of the Windy City don t believe in magic the Special Investigations Department of the Chicago PD knows better br br Karrin Murphy is the head of S I and Harry s good friend So when a killer vampire threatens to destroy Murphy s reputation unless Harry does her bidding he has no choice The vampire wants the Word of Kemmler whatever that is and all the power that comes with it Now Harry is in a race against time and six merciless necromancers to find the Word before Chicago experiences a Halloween night to wake the dead
For Harry Dresden Chicago s only professional wizard there have been worse assignments than going undercover on the set of an adult film Dodging flaming monkey poo for instance Or going toe to leaf with a walking plant monster Still there is something more troubling than usual about his newest case The film s producer believes he s the target of a sinister entropy curse but it s the women around him who are dying in increasingly spectacular ways br br Harry is doubly frustrated because he got involved with this bizarre mystery only as a favor to Thomas his flirtatious self absorbed vampire acquaintance of dubious integrity Thomas has a personal stake in the case Harry can t quite figure out until his investigation leads him straight to Thomas oversexed vampire family Harry is about to discover that Thomas family tree has been hiding a shocking secret a revelation that will change Harry s life forever
There s no love lost between Harry Dresden the only wizard in the Chicago phone book and the White Council of Wizards who find him brash and undisciplined But war with the vampires has thinned their ranks so the Council has drafted Harry as a Warden and assigned him to look into rumors of black magic in the Windy City br br As Harry adjusts to his new role another problem arrives in the form of the tattooed and pierced daughter of an old friend all grown up and already in trouble Her boyfriend is the only suspect in what looks like a supernatural assault straight out of a horror film Malevolent entities that feed on fear are loose in Chicago but it s all in a day s work for a wizard his faithful dog and a talking skull named Bob
b The inspiration for the Sci Fi channel television series b br br In Chicago someone has been killing practitioners of magic those incapable of becoming full fledged wizards Shockingly all the evidence points to Harry Dresden s half brother Thomas as the murderer Determined to clear his sibling s name Harry uncovers a conspiracy within the White Council of Wizards that threatens not only him but his nearest and dearest too
b THE i New York Times i Bestseller b br br Harry Dresden s life finally seems to be calming down until a shadow from the past returns Mab monarch of the Sidhe Winter Court calls in an old favor from Harry one small favor that will trap him between a nightmarish foe and an equally deadly ally and that will strain his skills and loyalties to their very limits