What surprises me most in Jim Butcher's Harry Dresden novels is how he manages to escalate the dangers in which his character ends up involved.Once again, the Big Bad is bigger than in any previous books and what's at stake is huge.And - once again
..."once again - it is a great read.Continua...Nascondi
As I watched, he drew his heavy Desert Eagle from his side, aimed, and loosed a round. A dark form on one of the oncoming rafts let out a cry and fell into the water with a splash.I scowled at Thomas. He doesn't even practice.[...]Thomas started
...>Thomas started hauling me out of the water by the line around my arm, just pulling me up arm over arm as if I'd been a child and not an adult a hundred pounds heavier than he was. He doesn't even work out.Continua...Nascondi
"No offense, Nick," I said, "but that's about five minutes longer than I want to spend with you." "Exactly," he replied, smiling. It was the kind of smile you see at country clubs and in boardrooms and on crocodiles.
"Harry," he said. "You were sleeping for hours. She had plenty of time to get clean. You think she sat around for all that time because she wasn't tired just yet? You think she didn't plan on you seeing her?"I opened my mouth to answer and left it
...outh to answer and left it that way. "For that matter, she could have settled down behind the couch, where you couldn't have seen her if you did wake up," Thomas continued. "Not right by the fire, where she made what I thought was quite a nice little picture for you." "I...I didn't think she..." He stared at me. "You didn't make a move." "She's...Luccio is my commanding officer, man. We....we work together." Thomas rolled his eyes. "That's a twenty-first-century attitude, man. She's a nineteenth-century girl. She doesn't draw the lines the same way you and I do."Continua...Nascondi