Ghost Story

Ghost Story Summary

Chicago wizard Harry Dresden gets a taste of the dead life in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.

In his life, Harry’s been shot, stabbed, sliced, beaten, burned, crushed, and tortured. And after someone puts a bullet through his chest and leaves him to die in the waters of Lake Michigan, things really start going downhill.

Trapped between life and death, he learns that his friends are in serious trouble. Only by finding his murderer can he save his friends and move on—a feat which would be a lot easier if he had a body and access to his powers. Worse still are the malevolent shadows that roam Chicago, controlled by a dark entity that wants Harry to suffer even in death.

Now, the late Harry Dresden will have to pull off the ultimate trick without using any magic—or face an eternity as just another lost soul...

Book Reviews


Better than I hoped5 star

I was not sure I wanted to read this book after Changes. Changes broke my heart. I was angry for days. After a couple starts, I finally got into it and found it very good. Where we go from here-we will see. Anthing is possible now.55


Great start to a new arc5 star

Loving the new arc for Harry and look forward to his further growth.55


Great!5 star

Excellent addition to the series, I’ll admit that this started out as one of my less liked books just because of the premise but I ended up really loving it!55


Really?1 star

What was Butcher thinking. Just a really bad book in what has been a decent series.15

Spector 007

Ghost story's5 star

Great job as always, I look forward to the next one in this series.55


Highly recommended5 star

One of those rare series where the next publish date goes in my calendar. Really well written dialogue. Maybe Jim can start using his feet to type as well?55

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Ghost Stories5 star

I've loved all Mr. Butcher's books including this one. Thank you.55


Ghost Story5 star

I couldn't put this one down! Too much was riding on it. Seriously! I mean, how does this most recent book end? What becomes of the wizard I started out not thoroughly liking, but ended up a loyal fan of? I'm not a professional writer and don't know how to review a book without all kinds of spoiler alerts. Suffice it to say, if you are not yet a Harry Dresden fan, start with the first book and know that the most recent episode is immensely satisfying. I can't wait for the next one. I can only pray that Jim Butcher never gets tired of preparing the Dresden Files for our perusal.55


Ghost story5 star

Great read. Great character's. Could not put it down.55


Write faster....5 star

Finished your last Dresden and all the codexes..., now what do I do? Write faster... The Maggie Dresden stories? Hopelessly hooked, Jim. Thanks for the ride. Fellow-citizen of the worlds of words.55

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