Storm Front

Storm Front: The Dresden Files, Book One

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 05/05/2011
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Storm Front
Meet Dresden.You'll love him too
Full of adventure, wit & originality. Harry Dresden is an adult Harry Potter's dream.Imagine that Harry Potter has up grown, moved to Chicago & got himself... READ MORE
dramaqueen
Storm Front
Wizard!
I chose this purely on a whim, I wanted something I could read that very day, and just liked the look of. It's part of a series so if I liked it there were... READ MORE
Jane Sharp at Watford
Storm Front
Exciting and fantastical
I picked this up on my friends recommendation and I thought that it was simply brilliant! The main character is under very careful watch since he had use... READ MORE
Dani
Storm Front
Fantastic Novels
After watching the TV series, i was instantly drawn to the books, and must say, i've never found such an amazing book, filled with humour, awkward situatio... READ MORE
Spike Richardson

Synopsis

'The Dresden Files is my favourite series ever' Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind ***THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLING SERIES***Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the 'everyday' world is full of strange and magical things - and most of them don't play well with humans. That's where Harry comes in.Harry's business as a private investigator has been quiet lately - so when the police bring him in to consult on a grisly double murder committed with black magic, he'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. Magic - it can get a guy killed.The first case file of Harry Dresden, private investigator and wizard, Storm Front is the first novel in the Sunday Times bestselling Dresden Files series, perfect for fans of Supernatural and urban fantasy fiction by authors such as Benedict Jacka and Ben Aaronovitch.'Butcher's storytelling is satisfying on a level that's bone-deep' io9'One of the most reliable post-Buffy supernatural thriller series on offer' Time Out'Dresden has a vitality that few urban fantasy heroes can match' SFXThe Dresden Files novels begin with STORM FRONT, and continue with FOOL MOON, GRAVE PERIL, SUMMER KNIGHT, DEATH MASKS, BLOOD RITES, DEAD BEAT, PROVEN GUILTY, WHITE NIGHT, SMALL FAVOUR, TURN COAT, CHANGES, GHOST STORY, COLD DAYS and SKIN GAME. For more of Harry Dresden's adventures, check out the Dresden Files short story collections SIDE JOBS and BRIEF CASES.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780356500270
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 232g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 122 x 22 mm

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Storm Front
Fancied a genre change
For anyone looking for a break in into fantasy, that loves the classic magical themes, look no further this book is fantastic, simple to read, funny yet gr... READ MORE
breading reader
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Not what I expected :)
Having seen the 1 series of "The Dresden Files" on TV, and enjoying it (and being peeved that it got cancelled), I was expecting a novel of the series. And... READ MORE
Glynneth
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One off if not my favourite author
Waiting now on book 14-What a grreat series funny addictive-storylines well thought out- i ve laughed cried and patiently waited for the last three books. ... READ MORE
murphy
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"Yer a wizard, Harry"
If, like so many of us bookish people, you can't get enough of wizards called Harry but want something with more grit then The Dresden Files is the series ... READ MORE
Helen from Redhill
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A Great Start
I've had my eye on this series for a while and finally dived in. It really enjoyed the mix of noir style detective novel and fantasy world building. It pul... READ MORE
Linden Ryuujin
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Flash Bang
4.5 Stars Based on my love of Urban Fantasy and the fact I am all caught up on PC Grant I have been branching out looking for other series that may sate m... READ MORE
Marjorie Odonnell