My single favorite audio book to this point.
First and foremost this is a worthy successor to changes. Not that ghost story did not have its moments but the sheer scope and brilliance of this work compares to Changes as Butchers best. It is tough to compare Cold Days to another author, as Jim Butcher is currently the definitive Urban Fantasy in the world today.
Everything, I have already laughed out loud numerous times. His willingness to do voices for the dew drop fairies were of particular note.
Yes, several but hard to describe without spoilers.
I have finished the book and am about 10 hours into the audio book and felt I had enough of a base to give the audio book a review. Put simply this is the best audio book released this year and among my favorites of all time. I would recommend to anyone.
The name "Maeve" is pronounced "May." This inaccuracy really throws a monkey wrench into the enjoyment of the story. The producer needs to be flogged.
Surgery resident and health services researcher.
James Marsters is back.
Molly. Her evolution as a character has come the longest.
Nicely ties everything together from the pervious 13 books (well in truth mostly from books 1-12).
I did not read the print version, however, this performance was outstanding as usual.
For me when Harry reunites with Mouse!
The battle with the Outsiders off the island.
I wish I could have! Work always interferes with my books....
Can not wait for another!
Dresden is back with some new skills and an impossible task to perform. We are giving a better look at things which have been hinted at throughout the series. A few more clues about the black council and deeper look at the fairy queens.
As I read and reread the Dresden files, it becomes clear that Jim Butcher had this series sketched out very well before he wrote the earlier books. He does a great job of pointing out that Dresden was getting clues about all of this stuff as early as Storm Front.
James Marsters is the best way to say is the voice of Dresden. If a movie was made, He would have to be Harry or Thomas.
Someone who things good moral people like Harry Dresden talks with a filthy mouth while saving the day, putting himself in harms way to save the innocent and the helpless. Someone feeble minded enough to actually like the book more just because of the filthy language.
No, just from the Author.
He is perfect.
Just the language. Story is superb.
This really goes to show how authors of great talent have polluted themselves and there work and ruined a otherwise extraordinarily good book. The things Dresden says in this book don't even go along with the mood of the scene. Its like the author was paid to put so many horrible words in the book and they were just throwed in at various places. Authors get a CLUE!!! A book don't have to say GD this and FCK that to sell a book!!!! In fact you actually sell less because there are still a few who don't listen to trash mouths and the one who does won't turn down the book because the trash isn't in it!!!
The story was good but with the new reader it just did not feel lik a desden book
dear publisher DON"T DO THAT AGAIN!
Thanks for bringing James Marsters back, Harry is not the same without Spike around.
Entertaining, but far from the best Dresden.
I am not a prude, and I think that the audio editions of Jim Butcher's work are always wonderful, but this one had a lot of F words in it, and I was surprised, quite frankly. It didn't seem to fit the character Dresden has been in previous books, seemed like they were just 'stuck in'.I had been enjoying the series specifically for the love of the characters, and the fact they had so little swearing, which sets them apart in this day and age, but the addition of bad langueage sure didn't add to this book. It was disappointing.
always a good performance and he does a super job with extra voices.
The foul language sounded like it was added as an afterthought - put in by an editor or whatever, but it sure was a surprise in this book after so many without the F word. It would be nice to find a book by an author as fine a writer as Jim Butcher without the bad language. I get tired of it.