Grave Peril Chapter One (The Dresden Files #3)

Grave Peril Chapter One (The Dresden Files #3)


Genres: MysteryFantasy

Status: Full

Updated date: 07:51:40 12/08/2022

Description "Grave Peril Chapter One (The Dresden Files #3)"

There are reasons I hate to drive fast. For one, the Blue Beetle, the mismatched Volkswagen bug that I putter around in, rattles and groans dangerously at anything above sixty miles an hour. For another, I don't get along so well with technology. Anything manufactured after about World War II seems to be susceptible to abrupt malfunction when I get close to it. As a rule, when I drive, I drive very carefully and sensibly. Tonight was an exception to the rule. The Beetle's tires screeched in protest as we rounded a corner, clearly against the NO LEFT TURN sign posted there. The old car growled gamely, as though it sensed what was at stake, and continued its valiant puttering, moaning, and rattling as we zoomed down the street. "Can we go any faster?" Michael drawled. It wasn't a complaint. It was just a question, calmly voiced. "Only if the wind gets behind us or we start going down a hill," I said. "How far to the hospital?" The big man shrugged his shoulders and shook his head. He had that kind of salt-and-pepper hair, dark against silver, that some men seem lucky enough to inherit, though his beard was still a solid color of dark brown, almost black. There were worry and laugh lines at the corners of his leathery face. His broad, lined hands rested on his knees, which were scrunched up due to the dashboard. "I don't know for certain," he