I devoured The Law as soon as it released, as I am always eager for more of the Dresden Files. Jim himself narrates I quickly settled into the story. Butcher once again proved he can tell a story regardless of the length. An intriguing case and great transitional novella….
by Jim Butcher
Series: The Dresden Files #17.2
Narrator: Jim Butcher
Length: 3 hours and 22 minutes
Genres: Urban Fantasy
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Narration: 5 cups Speed: 1.3x
Not every danger comes in the form of a mega-threat like a Titan. Some predators are a lot cozier...more personal.
When one such creature threatens an independent tutor, Harry Dresden must shake off the blood and dirt of his most recent battles and rise to the occasion, even when it turns out that the new predator is far more dangerous and connected than first appearances would suggest.
The Law by Jim Butcher is a novella offered in Kindle Unlimited and Audible.
Events in The Law, take place about a month after Battle Ground, and Harry is mourning the loss of friends when he takes on a case involving a tutor who is being sued. It’s an old school case with some twists. It has some lightness to it that offset the overall arc development.
We meet a new character and see familiar ones, including Marcone, Paranoid Gary, Bob, and Mab. The story gives us updates on how the non-magical are dealing with the aftermath of the battle and are still suffering the heebie-jeebies. The homestead has become a bit of a refuge, but it’s not without issues. We witness first hand Harry’s mourning and the changes it has wrought. We get some Nevernever shenanigans and I loved seeing Harry in action. Bob, as always, made me laugh.
Butcher is an incredible storyteller. His character development and overall story arc pull me in again and again. These characters, and the world, have become real and isn’t that the art of true storytelling? These are audios and books I pick up again and again.
Jim narrates snd did a stellar job. He reassures listeners Masters will be back, but it was fun having this read to us by the man himself. Butcher has narrated forwards and a few anthologies, so I knew his voice was good. His tone and pacing aligns with the characters and I slipped into the world.
The Law was the perfect appetizer to get me ready for the next installment in the Dresden Files. If you haven’t joined the fandom, I encourage you to do so. This series is among my favorites and I hope Butcher does more of these short stories.The Law by Jim Butcher narrated by the man himself has Harry tackling a case with plenty of twists. #audiobook #DresdenFiles #UrbanFantasy #audiobookreview Click To Tweet
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