By Jim Butcher
Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and simply) Wizard P.I. seems the 'everyday' international is stuffed with unusual and magical issues - and so much of them don't play good with people. That's the place Harry is available in. yet even a occupation of slim escapes and supernatural shenanigans hasn't ready Harry for this. A vampire with a grudge has abducted his daughter. A daughter he by no means knew he had. moreover, this vampire plans to take advantage of her blood in a violent ritual sacrifice - designed to kill Harry, his ex-partner Susan and their baby. As allies are perilously skinny at the floor, Harry needs to discover a new resource of power. long ago, there had constantly been a line he wouldn't move, and he's by no means given in to the entire fury of his personal untapped darkish powers. yet then, purely his personal lifestyles used to be at stake. Magic - it could possibly get a man killed.
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That sound,” I said. “You get used to it,” Tootie said, “but the thing can’t. ” I looked at the wall. There was no alleyway. It was just a wall plastered in paint designs and spots of blood. ” I said. “I fall asleep,” Tootie said. ” For a moment I didn’t know anything to say. I finally got off the floor and sat on the bed. I felt my cheek where the tentacle hit me. It throbbed and I could feel blisters. I also had a knot on my head where I had fallen. “Almost got you,” Tootie said. “I think you can leave and it won’t come after you.