By Jim Butcher
Roc, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780451460912, 435pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2006
When a killer vampire threatens to destroy head of Special Investigations Karrin Murphy's reputation unless Harry delivers the powerful Word of Kemmler to her, he has no choice. Now Harry is in a race against time to find the Word before Chicago experiences a Halloween night to wake the dead.
“The wildest, strangest, best Dresden adventure to date....Butcher’s blending of modern fantasy with classic noir sensibilities ensures that there’s never a dull moment.”—SF Site
“A fun romp with a rousing final battle that shouldn’t be missed.”—Locus
“Offbeat humor, a hard-boiled style, and rich detail.”—Library Journal (starred review)