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Fantasy Noir: Samuel Spade meets Gandalf the Grey

The premise of the book is that magic is real, wizards walk amongst us, and the general public is increasingly aware of the mystical aspects of the universe. Our protagonist, Harry Dresden, is a struggling private investigator who uses his otherworldly powers to help the Chicago police department investigate crimes with unnatural features. His life gets mighty complicated when a particularly grisly and bizarre double murder puts him squarely in the crosshairs of a calculating mafia don, a vengeful vampiress, and a deranged wizard. Continue reading

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