Jim Butcher könyvei a rukkolán
Jim Butcher - Kísértő vész
Harry Dresden már szembenézett néhány igen rémisztő ellenféllel a pályafutása során. Hatalmas skorpiókkal, szexuálisan túlfűtött vámpírokkal, elmebeteg vérfarkasokkal…hogy csak néhányat említsünk. Ez a munkával jár, ha az ember az egyetlen profi mágus Chicago területén, aki ráadásul még a telefonkönyvben is szerepel. A mostanihoz hasonlóval azonban Harry még nem találkozott természetfeletti nyomozóként eltöltött évei alatt. A szellemvilág bekattant. A holtak lelkei egész Chicagóban gondot okoznak… és nem csak az ajtócsapkodó, hátunk mögé lopakodó fajták, akik azt kiáltják: búúú! Ezeket a szellemeket megkínozták. Erőszakosak és halálosak. Valaki – vagy épp valami – szándékosan felkavarja őket, hogy földöntúli zűrzavart keltsen. Vajon mi állhat a háttérben? És miért vezetnek a szálak a legtöbb áldozattól Harryhez? Ha nem fejti meg gyorsan a titkot, hősünk maga is szellemként végezheti…
Jim Butcher - Academ's Fury
For one thousand years, the people of Alera have united against the aggressive and threatening races that inhabit the world, using their unique bond with the Furies--elementals of Earth, Air, Fire, Water, and Metal. But now, the unity of the Alerians hangs in precarious balance. The First Lord of Alera has fallen in his efforts to protect his people from the vicious attacks of their enemies. Now, the fate of the Alerians lies in the hands of Tavi, a young man who must use all of his courage and resourcefulness to save his people--and himself.
Jim Butcher - Princeps' Fury
From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Captain's Fury" and the Dresden Files novels. Tavi of Calderon, now recognized as Princeps Gaius Octavian and heir to the crown, has achieved a fragile alliance with Alera's oldest foes, the savage Canim. But when Tavi and his legions guide the Canim safely to their lands, his worst fears are realized. The dreaded Vord – the enemy of Aleran and Cane alike – have spent the last three years laying waste to the Canim homeland. And when the Alerans are cut off from their ships, they find themselves with no choice but to fight shoulder to shoulder if they are to survive. For a thousand years, Alera and her furies have withstood every enemy, and survived every foe. The thousand years are over?
Jim Butcher - Mark Powers - The Dresden Files: Fool Moon 2.
Harry Dresden`s life is a mess. His top client (and close friend), Lt. Karrin Murphy, no longer trusts him. Chicago`s underworld and the cops alike think he's mobster Johnny Marcone's supernatural enforcer. And the enigmatic White Council continues to view him with suspicion. If all that weren't enough, a pack of werewolves have unleashed a wave of terror on the Windy City. But as is always the case when it comes to the creatures of the Nevernever, there's far more going on than meets the eye. Before it's all over, Harry will find himself caught between friends, enemies, and arcane forces bent on his destruction. Is it any wonder he can't find a date?
Jim Butcher - Ghost Story
Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and only) Wizard PI. 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. But he's forgotten his own golden rule: magic - it can get a guy killed. Which didn't help when he clashed with unknown assailants with his murder in mind. And though Harry's continued existence is now in some doubt, this doesn't mean he can rest in peace. Trapped in a realm that's not quite here, yet not quite anywhere else, Harry learns that three of his loved ones are in danger. Only by discovering his assailant's identity can he save his friends, bring criminal elements to justice, and move on himself. It would just be easier if he knew who was at risk. And had a (working) crystal ball. And access to magic. Instead, he is unable to interact with the physical world - invisible to all but a select magical few. He's also not the only silent presence roaming Chicago's alleys. Hell, he put some there himself. Now, they're looking for payback.
Jim Butcher - Nyárlovag
Amióta a barátnője elhagyta a várost, hogy új szenvedélye szavát kövesse, Harry Dresden lerobbant… minden szempontból. Nem bírja fizetni a lakása bérleti díját. Elmarja magától a barátait. Sőt, már arra sem emlékszik, mikor fürdött utoljára. A telefonkönyvben megtalálható egyetlen profi mágus megtört emberré lett. Természetesen, amikor azt hiszi, ennél rosszabb már úgysem jöhet, belibben a képbe a tündék Télkirálynője. Olyan ajánlatot tesz, amit Harry nem utasíthat vissza, legalábbis ha meg akar szabadulni a keresztanyja természetfeletti béklyójától. Remélhetőleg ezzel a pechsorozatának is vége szakad. Elég lesz kiderítenie, ki ölte meg a Nyárkirálynő jobbkezét, a Nyárlovagot, hogy ezzel tisztára mossa a Télkirálynő nevét. Egyszerűnek tűnik, de Harry nem olyan ostoba, hogy belefolyjon a tündepolitikába. Mármint, amíg rá nem jön, hogy az egész világ sorsa azon múlik, megoldja-e az ügyet. Végül is, teher alatt nő a pálma, nem?
Jim Butcher - Cold Days
HARRY DRESDEN LIVES!!! After being murdered by a mystery assailant, navigating his way through the realm between life and death, and being brought back to the mortal world, Harry realizes that maybe death wasn’t all that bad. Because he is no longer Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard. He is now Harry Dresden, Winter Knight to Mab, the Queen of Air and Darkness. After Harry had no choice but to swear his fealty, Mab wasn’t about to let something as petty as death steal away the prize she had sought for so long. And now, her word is his command, no matter what she wants him to do, no matter where she wants him to go, and no matter who she wants him to kill. Guess which Mab wants first? Of course, it won’t be an ordinary, everyday assassination. Mab wants her newest minion to pull off the impossible: kill an immortal. No problem there, right? And to make matters worse, there exists a growing threat to an unfathomable source of magic that could land Harry in the sort of trouble that will make death look like a holiday. Beset by enemies new and old, Harry must gather his friends and allies, prevent the annihilation of countless innocents, and find a way out of his eternal subservience before his newfound powers claim the only thing he has left to call his own… His soul.
Jim Butcher - Cursor's Fury
The power-hungry High Lord of Kalare has launched a rebellion against the aging First Lord, Gaius Sextus, who with the loyal forces of Alera must fight beside the unlikeliest of allies–the equally contentious High Lord of Aquitaine. Meanwhile, young Tavi of Calderon joins a newly formed legion under an assumed name even as the ruthless Kalare unites with the Canim, bestial enemies of the realm whose vast numbers spell certain doom for Alera. When treachery from within destroys the army's command structure, Tavi finds himself leading an inexperienced, poorly equipped legion–the only force standing between the Canim horde and the war-torn realm.
Jim Butcher - White Night
Someone is targeting the city’s magic practitioners, the members of the supernatural underclass who don’t possess enough power to become full-fledged wizards. Many have vanished. Others appear to be victims of suicide. But the murderer has left a calling card at one of the crime scenes – a message for Harry Dresden, referencing the book of Exodus and the killing of witches. Harry sets out to find the killer before he can strike again, but his investigation turns up evidence pointing to the one suspect he cannot possibly believe guilty: his half brother, Thomas. Determined to bring the real murderer to justice and clear his brother’s name, Harry attracts the attention of the White Court of vampires, becoming embroiled in a power struggle that renders him outnumbered, outclassed, and dangerously susceptible to temptation. Harry knows that if he screws this one up, a lot of people will die – and one of them will be his brother.
Jim Butcher - Átokvihar
Elveszett dolgok megtalálása. Nyomozás paranormális ügyekben. Tanácsadás. Útmutatás. Mindezt észszerű árakon. Semmi szerelmi bájital, kimeríthetetlen erszény, mutatványok és egyéb szórakoztatás. Ilyen szolgáltatásokat kínál Harry, történetünk hivatásos mágusa, szakmájának legjobb – khm, voltaképp egyetlen – képviselője. Nem, nem az a Harry kezdett ilyen karrierbe az iskola után. Ő Dresden, Chicago profi magánnyomozója. Amikor természetfeletti gyilkosság történik a városban, a rendőrség hősünket riadóztatja az ügy megoldására. A „mindennapi” világ ugyanis valójában tele van különös, mágikus dolgokkal, és a legtöbbjük nem bánik kesztyűs kézzel az emberekkel. Amikor egy mágus kell ahhoz, hogy elkapjon egy… nos, akármit, olyankor lép be a képbe Harry. Csak egy gond akad. Az üzlet finoman szólva sem túl jövedelmező. Így, amikor a rendőrség tanácsadásra kéri fel egy hátborzongató kettős gyilkossághoz, amit ráadásul fekete mágiával hajtottak végre, Harry szeme előtt táncot járnak a dollárok. De ahol fekete mágia van, ott fekete varázslót is találni. Innentől kezdenek a dolgok izgalmassá válni. Az olvasó végigkövetheti a főszereplő fordulatokkal teli útját a Dresden-akták első kötetében, amelyben helyet kapnak bűntettek, paranormális kábítószerek, szerelmi gondok, lidércek és démonok is. Rock ’n’ roll.
Jim Butcher - Captain's Fury
After two years of bitter conflict with the hordes of invading Canim, Tavi of Calderon, now Captain of the First Aleran Legion, realizes that a peril far greater than the Canim exists–the mysterious threat that drove the savage Canim to flee their homeland. Now, Tavi must find a way to overcome the centuries-old animosities between Aleran and Cane if an alliance is to be forged against their mutual enemy. And he must lead his legion in defiance of the law, against friend and foe–or no one will have a chance of survival...
Jim Butcher - Side Jobs
The first short story collection in the #1 New York Times bestselling series-including a brand-new Harry Dresden novella! Here, together for the first time, are the shorter works of #1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher-a compendium of cases that Harry and his cadre of allies managed to close in record time. The tales range from the deadly serious to the absurdly hilarious. Also included is a new, never-before-published novella that takes place after the cliff-hanger ending of the new April 2010 hardcover, Changes. This is a must-have collection for every devoted Harry Dresden fan as well as a perfect introduction for readers ready to meet Chicago's only professional wizard.
Jim Butcher - Brief Cases
Magic. It can get a guy killed. Return to the world of the Dresden Files with Harry Dresden (the only wizard in the Chicago phone book) and friends as they solve supernatural mysteries, protect the helpless, and fight evil. Brief Cases is a new collection of Dresden Files stories which will include an original novella, from international bestseller Jim Butcher. Stories included in this collection: 'Curses', 'AAAA Wizardry', 'Even Hand', 'B is for Bigfoot', 'I was a Teenage Bigfoot', 'Bigfoot on Campus', 'Bombshells', 'Jury Duty', 'Cold Case', 'Day One', 'A Fistful of Warlocks', 'Zoo Day' (original novella taking place between Skin Game and Peace Talks)
Jim Butcher - Blood Rites
For Harry Dresden, there have been worse assignments than going undercover on the set of an adult film. Still, there’s something more troubling than usual about his newest case. The film’s producer believes he’s the target of a sinister curse-but it’s the women around him who are dying. Harry’s even more frustrated because he only got involved with this bizarre mystery 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. But Harry is about to discover that Thomas’ family tree has been hiding a shocking revelation that will change his life forever…
Jim Butcher - The Dresden Files: Storm Front 1. - The Gathering Storm
A graphic novel based on the bestselling Harry Dresden books by Jim Butcher! If circumstances surrounding a crime defy the ordinary and evidence points to a suspect who is anything but human, the men and women of the Chicago Police Department call in the one guy who can handle bizarre and often brutal phenomena. Harry Dresden is a wizard who knows firsthand that the everyday world is actually full of strange and magical things—most of which don't play well with humans. Now the cops have turned to Dresden to investigate a horrifying double murder that was committed with black magic. Never one to turn down a paycheck, Dresden also takes on another case—to find a missing husband who has quite likely been dabbling in sorcery. As Dresden tries to solve the seemingly unrelated cases, he is confronted with all the Windy City can blow at him, from the mob to mages and all creatures in between.
Jim Butcher - Mark Powers - The Dresden Files: Fool Moon 1.
Harry Dresden`s life is a mess. His top client (and close friend), Lt. Karrin Murphy, no longer trusts him. Chicago`s underworld and the cops alike think he's mobster Johnny Marcone's supernatural enforcer. And the enigmatic White Council continues to view him with suspicion. If all that weren't enough, a pack of werewolves have unleashed a wave of terror on the Windy City. But as is always the case when it comes to the creatures of the Nevernever, there's far more going on than meets the eye. Before it's all over, Harry will find himself caught between friends, enemies, and arcane forces bent on his destruction. Is it any wonder he can't find a date? Expanding on Book Two of Jim Butcher's New York Times bestselling saga, and featuring writer Mark Powers and artist Chase Conley, Fool Moon collects the first half of the 8-issue series in one volume, complete with bonus material and a cover gallery.
Jim Butcher - Proven Guilty
Harry Dresden has spent years being watched and suspected by the White Council’s Wardens. But now he is a Warden, and it sucks more than he thought… So when movie monsters start coming to life on his watch, it’s officially up to him to put them back where they came from. Only this time, his client is the White Council, and his investigation cannot fail — no matter who falls under suspicion, no matter the cost.
Jim Butcher - Mark Powers - The Dresden Files: Storm Front 2. – Maelstrom
Harry Dresden is a wizard, the only one in the Chicago phone book. He uses his arcane powers to investigate the supernatural, often assisting the Special Investigations Unit of the Chicago P.D. with cases that are beyond their comprehension. But Harry must use his powers carefully. Because of a dark incident in his past, he is kept under close watch by the ruling body of wizards known as the White Council. Any violation of the Seven Laws of Magic will cost him dearly–perhaps even his life. Now Harry’s latest investigation has pushed him to the precipice. He’s up against mysterious murders by magic that some believe only he could have committed–even Harry’s best friend doubts his innocence–and a gangland boss who wants Harry to stay out of the way. From all fronts, storm clouds are gathering around a beleaguered Harry Dresden. Maelstrom continues the adaptation of Storm Front, the first book in Jim Butcher’s New York Times bestselling series. This stunningly illustrated story will thrill old fans and win new ones, with eye-catching artwork by the amazing Ardian Syaf and a riveting story of paranormal adventure.
Jim Butcher - Teliholdkór
Vajon mi vár Harryre a Dresden-akták második kötetében? Nos, gazdagság, hatalmas lakomák és boldog magánélet nem. Az üzlet döglődik… Oké, bedöglött, és még csak nem is olyan élőhalott módon. Sehol egy megoldásra váró ügy, se mágikus, se e világi. De ahogy a mondás tartja, vigyázz, mit kívánsz. Felbukkan egy szétroncsolt holttest, amit fognyomok borítanak, és különös tappancslenyomatok vesznek körül. Ráadásul telihold ragyog az égen. Innentől hármat találhatnak… de az első kettő nem számít. Harryre újabb kalandok várnak, még több mágiát kell bevetnie, és persze szorítja az idő – de szerencsére mágusunkat ezúttal sem hagyja el a humora. Bob, Uraság és Murphy hadnagy mellett új társakra talál, miközben életének rejtélyes részletei körül tovább nő a feszültség. Vajon a legújabb könyvben előkerül néhány csontváz a szekrényből?
Jim Butcher - Furies of Calderon
For a thousand years, the people of Alera have united against the aggressive and threatening races that inhabit the world, using their unique bond with the furies - elementals of earth, air, fire, water, and metal. But now, Gaius Sextus, First Lord of Alera, grows old and lacks an heir. Ambitious High Lords plot and maneuver to place their Houses in positions of power, and a war of succession looms on the horizon." "Far from city politics in the Calderon Valley, the boy Tavi struggles with his lack of furycrafting. At fifteen, he has no wind fury to help him fly, no fire fury to light his lamps. Yet as the Alerans' most savage enemy - the Marat - return to the Valley, he will discover that his destiny is much greater than he could ever imagine." Caught in a storm of deadly wind furies, Tavi saves the life of a runaway slave named Amara. But she is actually a spy for Gaius Sextus, sent to the Valley to gather intelligence on traitors to the Crown, who may be in league with the barbaric Marat horde. And when the Valley erupts in chaos - when rebels war with loyalists and furies clash with furies - Amara will find Tavi's courage and resourcefulness to be a power greater than any fury - one that could turn the tides of war.
Jim Butcher - Small Favor
No one’s tried to kill Harry Dresden for almost an entire year, and his life finally seems to be calming down. For once, the future looks fairly bright. But the past casts one hell of a long shadow. An old bargain has placed Harry in debt to Mab, monarch of the Winter Court of the Sidhe, the Queen of Air and Darkness - and she’s calling in her marker. It’s a small favor he can’t refuse…one that will trap Harry Dresden between a nightmarish foe and an equally deadly ally, and one that will strain his skills - and loyalties - to their very limits. It figures. Everything was going too well to last…
Jim Butcher - Turn Coat
The Warden Morgan has been accused of treason against the Wizards of the White Counci l – and there’s only one, final punishment for that crime. He’s on the run, wants his name cleared, and needs someone with a knack for backing the underdog. Someone like Harry Dresden. Now, Harry must uncover a traitor within the Council, keep a less-than-agreeable Morgan under wraps, and avoid coming under scrutiny himself. And a single mistake may cost someone his head – someone like Harry.
Jim Butcher - Skin Game
_“Butcher is the dean of contemporary urban fantasy.”—Booklist_ _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 horde 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…
Jim Butcher - Fool Moon
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 or mundane. 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. A brutally mutilated corpse. Strange-looking paw prints. A full moon. Take three guesses — and the first two don’t count…
Jim Butcher - Death Masks
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. A duel with the Red Court of Vampires’ champion, who must kill Harry to end the war between vampires and wizards… Professional hit men using Harry for target practice… The missing Shroud of Turin… A handless and headless corpse the Chicago police need identified… Not to mention the return of Harry’s ex-girlfriend Susan, who’s still struggling with her semivampiric nature. And who seems to have a new man in her life. Some days, it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed. No matter how much you’re charging.
Jim Butcher - Pusztító vihar
Harry Dresden - Varázsló Elveszett dolgok felkutatása. Paranormális nyomozás. Konzultáció. Tanácsadás. Méltányos árak. Semmi szerelmi bájital, feneketlen erszény, parti, vagy egyéb szórakoztató tevékenység. Harry Dresden a legjobb abban, amit csinál. Nos, valójában ő az egyetlen, aki ezt csinálja. Így amikor a chicagói rendőrség olyan üggyel találja szembe magát, ami felülmúlja az emberi képességeket és kreativitást, nála keresik a válaszokat. A hétköznapi élet tele van furcsa és mágikus dologgal, és többségük nem kedvez az embereknek. Itt jön a képbe Harry. Vegyünk egy varázslót, hogy elkapjunk egy... akármit. Csak egy gond van. Valami finoman szólva is bűzlik. A rendőrség Harryt bízza meg egy hátborzongató kettős gyilkossági üggyel - melyet fekete mágiával követtek el - s ő pénzt lát a dologban. Azonban sötét varázslat mögött mindig sötét mágus áll. Akinek most Harry a célpontja. és innetől válik a hajsza... pusztítóvá. Mágia. Könnyen halálos lehet.
Jim Butcher - Dead Beat
Harry Dresden must save Chicago from black magic and necromancy — but first, he must locate the Word of Kemmler. Just as soon as he figures out what that _is_ . It’s all in a day’s work for the city’s only professional wizard … assuming he can live to see the end of the day.
Jim Butcher - Grave Peril
Harry Dresden’s 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. But in all Harry’s years of supernatural sleuthing, he’s never faced anything like this: the spirit world’s 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 something — 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….
P. N. Elrod - Patricia Briggs - Jim Butcher - Rachel Caine - Karen Chance - Charlaine Harris - Faith Hunter - Caitlin Kittredge - Jenna Maclaine - Strange Brew
Today’s hottest urban fantasy authors come together in this delicious brew that crackles and boils over with tales of powerful witches and dark magic! In Charlaine Harris’ “Bacon,” a beautiful vampire joins forces with a witch from an ancient line to find out who killed her beloved husband. In “Seeing Eye” by Patricia Briggs, a blind witch helps sexy werewolf Tom Franklin find his missing brother—and helps him in more ways than either of them ever suspected. And in Jim Butcher’s “Last Call,” wizard Harry Dresden takes on the darkest of dark powers—the ones who dare to mess with this favorite beer. For anyone who’s ever wondered what lies beyond the limits of reality, who’s imagined the secret spaces where witches wield fearsome magic, come and drink deep. Let yourself fall under the spell of this bewitching collection of short stories!
Jim Butcher - Changes
Long ago, Susan Rodriguez was Harry Dresden’s lover-until she was attacked by his enemies, leaving her torn between her own humanity and the bloodlust of the vampiric Red Court. Susan then disappeared to South America, where she could fight both her savage gift and those who cursed her with it. Now Arianna Ortega, Duchess of the Red Court, has discovered a secret Susan has long kept, and she plans to use it-against Harry. To prevail this time, he may have no choice but to embrace the raging fury of his own untapped dark power. Because Harry’s not fighting to save the world… He’s fighting to save his child.
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