Susan Rodriguez was an investigative reporter and one of Harry Dresden's former lover. She first appears in Storm Front.


An investigative reporter for the paranormal newspaper Midwestern Arcane, she follows Harry Dresden as a good source of information on the magical scene, using her feminine charms to do so and often succeeding.[1]

In the seriesEdit

Attending Bianca St. Claire's ball, she is bitten by her host, ensuring her infection with the vampire transformating agent;[2] she manages, however, to resist her blood lust, preventing final transformation. She conceives a child with Harry Dresden,[3] which is later kidnapped to be part of a blood ritual to destroy Dresden and his family.[4] Rodriguez allows herself to be sacrificed in her daughter's place, ensuring the destruction of the Red Court.[5]


  1. Storm Front, ch. 5
  2. Grave Peril, ch. 30
  3. Death Masks, ch. 24
  4. Changes, ch. 1 & 2
  5. Changes, ch. 48

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