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Harry Dresden is not having a good day. A vampire named Ortega is hunting the beleaguered wizard, intending to challenge him to a duel that, Ortega claims, will end the war between the vampires and the wizards. Harry has almost no hope of winning the duel, but soon he is preoccupied by another problem: Father Vincent, a priest, needs Harry's help in finding the Shroud of Turin, stolen by a trio of thieves. Harry traces two of the thieves to his hometown, Chicago, but when he finds them, he learns that he isn't the only one after them. A group of terrifying demons wants the shroud, and its leader is interested in Harry's soul, too. Harry must call on all of his friends, including three brave knights, his police-officer friend, and even his half-vampire ex-girlfriend, Susan. Butcher maintains a breakneck pace in Harry's exciting fifth adventure. This imaginative series continues to surprise and delight with its inventiveness and sympathetic hero. Kristine Huntley
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Butcher maintains a breakneck pace Booklist Inventive storylines, dark supernatural themes, edge-of-your-seat adventure, strong characterizations, and irreverent humour ... Everything works SFSite.com This imaginative series continues to surprise and delight Booklist --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product Description
I loved this book. It shows a lot of growth in the characters and I truly enjoyed the stories.Published 2 months ago by Sean Talbot
This is (so far) absolutely the best book in the series. I wish I could have given it six stars!. Dresden action from beginning to end, life threatening decisions,demon... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Bootsy Bass
Jim Butcher introduced the idea of holy knights a few books ago, but the concept didn't fully flower until the fifth Dresden Files book, "Death Masks. Read morePublished on Aug. 25 2011 by EA Solinas
I haven't received this audiobook yet, so I can't really comment on how well it's done.
However, I own the other 8 audiobooks released so far in the series, and have... Read more