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Proven Guilty (The Dresden Files, Book 8) (edition 2007)

by Jim Butcher

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Title:Proven Guilty (The Dresden Files, Book 8)
Authors:Jim Butcher
Info:Roc (2007), Mass Market Paperback, 576 pages
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Some extra squick factor here due to Butcher's penchant for carefully describing each female character's sexual attractiveness and the fact that this book prominently features a teenage female character, but if you can get beyond that, this was one of my favorite plots in the series. ( )
  BraveNewBks | Mar 10, 2016 |
I think my favorite character is Mister ( )
  brandochic | Feb 22, 2016 |
Harry and Thomas, finally resolve some of the unspoken issues between them. Harry gets a call from a friends daughter that eventually leads him into the Horror-con world. This con has a nice twist, your worst movie nightmare can hurt you. Harry joins forces with Murphy, Thomas, and believe it or not Charity. They travel to dangerous places to save one they love risking everything. The outcome of this book shifts Harry's future majorly. I can't wait to get to the next Book ! ( )
  TheYodamom | Jan 29, 2016 |
A reread of a typical fast-moving Jim Butcher.
Harry is called in to investigate the seeming coming-to-life of movie horror creations. In the meantime he is also helping the teenage daughter of his best friend, who is going through more than the typical teenage angst. A hopeless invasion of the land of the Winter Court comes up and Harry must battle through against (as always) impossible odds.
A set up for future story lines and looming evil. ( )
  quiBee | Jan 21, 2016 |
4.5/5
Aww, Molly Carpenter, charming and clueless enters the scene, and Harry Dresden becomes so much more adorable! Now he has a very young and rebellious friend's daughter to deal with and save from trouble.The thing is Harry is not a loner, he is surrounded by more and more people he cares about, and this is exactly what makes him such an engaging and gorgeous character to feel for. Loved this book! ( )
  kara-karina | Nov 20, 2015 |
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Blood leaves no stain on a Warden's grey cloak.
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I don't care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching--they are your family.
Children are a precious gift, but they belong to no one but themselves. They are only lent us a little while.
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There's no love lost between Harry Dresden, the only wizard in the Chicago phone book, and hte white Council of Wizards, who find him brash and undisciplined. But war with the vampires has thinned their ranks, so the Council has drafted Harry as a Warden and assigned him to look into rumors of black magic in the Windy City.

As Harry adjusts to his new role, another problem arrives in the form of the tattooed and pierced daughter of an old friend, all grown-up and already in trouble. Her boyfriend is the only suspect in what looks like a supernatural assault straight out of a horror film. Malevolent entities that feed on fear are loose in Chicago, but it's all in a day's work for a wizard, his faithful dog, and a talking skull named Bob ...
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The White Council of Wizards has drafted Harry Dresden as a Warden and assigned him to look into rumors of black magic in Chicago. Malevolent entities that feed on fear are loose in the Windy City, but it's all in a day's work for a wizard, his faithful dog, and a talking skull named Bob.

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There's no love lost between Harry Dresden, the only wizard in the Chicago phone book, and the White Council of Wizards, who find him brash and undisciplined. But war with the vampires has thinned their ranks, so the Council has drafted harry as a Warden and assigned him to look into rumors of black magic in the Windy City. As Harry adjusts to his new role, another problem arrives in the form of the tattooed and pierced daughter of an old friend, all grown-up and already in trouble. Her boyfriend is the only suspect in what looks like a supernatural assault straight out of a horror film. Malevolent entities that feed on fear are loose in Chicago, but it's all in a day's work for a wizard, his faithful, dog, and a talking skull named Bob.… (more)

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