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Turn Coat by Jim Butcher

Turn Coat

by Jim Butcher (Author)

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Series: The Dresden Files (11)

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WHOA!! Number eleven of fifteen in The Dresden File series . . so far, my favorite!! Finished it hours ago and my heart is still *thumpin'*! Trust me, that's a good thing!! ;) ( )
  idajo | May 8, 2016 |
Never liked Morgan; this book was necessary to advance the overall series arc but just wasn't my favorite. ( )
  BraveNewBks | Mar 10, 2016 |
so so good, I get sucked in then spit out! ( )
  brandochic | Feb 22, 2016 |
Harry's relationship with Luccio is over, mainly because she had been brainwashed. Morgan dies but understands what Harry went through all those years he was 'watching' him. Thomas is tortured and came out the other side a different person. Molly understands how little things can have big consequences if she's not careful in her use of magic. We also move a little further in learning about the Black Council. Kirby dies, Andi almost does, and Georgina and Billy learn more about Harry's world and their place in that world. Awesome read! ( )
  pnwbookgirl | Feb 7, 2016 |
Do I love Harry, yes I do. My heart breaks for him with each book. Can't he get a break ? His brother, his apprentice, his enemy, his council, his wolves and of course his life is on the line again. [Sigh] He is forced by his own good nature to stick his neck way out to help someone he never thought he would. (His heart is bigger than his anger) A terrible upset has happened that might lead to an even bigger upset if Harry and the gang can't figure it out in time.(and live through it) Two deaths to the series rock the book, one- A major character dies, and shockingly. Harry is touched by more hints at his true power and what other's perceptions of him really are. A very interesting look at Harry. ( )
  TheYodamom | Jan 29, 2016 |
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Butcher, JimAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marsters, JamesNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Simmons, JoieCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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The summer sun was busy broiling the asphalt from Chicago's streets, the agony in my head had kept me horizontal for half a day, and some idiot was pounding on my apartment door.
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Wizard Harry Dresden's life finally seems to be calming down. The White Council's war with the vampiric Red Court is easing up, no one's tried to kill him lately, and his eager apprentice is starting to learn real magic. For once, the future looks fairly bright.

But the past casts one hell of a long shadow.

Mab, monarch of the Winter Court of the Sidhe, calls in an old favor from Harry. just one small favor he can't refuse - one that will trap Harry Dresden between a nightmarish foe and an equally deadly ally and strain his skills and loyalties to their very limits.

And everything was going so well for once ...
When it comes to the wizard's White Council, Harry Dresden is thought of as either a black sheep or a sacrificial lamb. And no one holds him in more disdain than Morgan, a veteran Warden with a grudge against anyone who bends the rules. But now Morgan is in trouble. He's been accused of cold-blooded murder - a crime with only one final punishment.

He's on the run, wanting his name cleared, and he needs someone with knack for backing the underdog. So it's up to Harry to uncover a traitor within the Council, keep Morgan under wraps, and avoid coming under scrutiny himself. And a single mistake may cost someone his head.
In the Dresden Files, New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher has built a world hailed as "dynamic and complex, and utterly fascinating."* Now Chicago's only professional wizard, Harry Dresden, is about to find that the one thing more dangerous than his mortal enemies may be his closest allies...

When it comes to the magical ruling body known as the White Council, Harry keeps his nose clean and his head down. For years, the Council has held a death mark over Harry's head. He's still thought of as a black sheep by some - and as a sacrificial lamb by others. But none regard him with more suspicion and disdain than Morgan, a veteran Warden with a grudge against anyone who bends the rules.

Like Harry.

So when Morgan turns up asking for help, Harry isn't exactly eager to leap into action. Morgan has been accused of treason against the White Council - and there's only one final punishment for that crime. He's on the run, he wants his name cleared, and he needs someone with a knack for backing the underdog.

Like Harry.

Now Harry must uncover a traitor within the Council, keep less than agreeable Morgan under wraps, and avoid coming under scrutiny himself. And a single mistake may cost someone his head.

Like Harry...

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Will Warden Dresden
really defy the Council
just to save Morgan?

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Harry must uncover a traitor within the Wizards of the White Council, keep a less-than-agreeable warden under wraps, and avoid coming under scrutiny himself. And a single mistake may cost someone his head--someone like Harry.

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