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Battle Ground

The arc begun in Peace Talks comes to a deadly, destructive finish in the 17th “Dresden Files” book—and nothing will be the same again.

Peace Talks

With many familiar faces returning and lots of magical action, this latest from Butcher (Princep’s Fury) will have fans rejoicing at the return of Chicago’s only professional wizard.

Brief Cases: More Stories from the Dresden Files

Butcher's die-hard fans, along with fantasy short story enthusiasts, will find this compilation irresistible. [See Prepub Alert, 12/11/17.]

The Aeronaut's Windlass

Fans of the author's "Dresden Files" books may want to give this new universe a try; also recommended for fantasy readers looking for high-action Victorian-style weirdness such as Gail Carriger's "Parasol Protectorate." ["The author blends familiar steampunk and fantasy elements…in a fresh and wonderful way that results in a fantastic ride": LJ 9/15/15 starred review of the Roc: NAL hc.]

The Aeronaut's Windlass

The author blends familiar steampunk and fantasy elements (airships, wizardry, and heroes from a monarch's guard) in a fresh and wonderful way that results in a fantastic ride. This should well satisfy fans of fantasy, sf, or their stepchild steampunk. [See Eric Norton's sf/fantasy spotlight feature, "A Genre Takes Flight," LJ 8/15.]

Skin Game

The latest in this long-running series gets back to its crime fiction roots when series hero Harry Dresden is trapped into helping with a heist...

Skin Game: A Novel of the Dresden Files

This is urban fantasy par excellence, with magical action, moral dilemmas, and a wonderful cast. Series fans will love this, and there is enough backstory for newcomers.

Cold Days: A Novel of the Dresden Files

Butcher's latest installment (after Ghost Story) in the "Dresden Files" series will keep readers invested from start to finish with lots of action and an ending that will have them craving the next title. With a colorful cast and laughs throughout, this series will appeal to readers interested in urban fantasy or Kim Harrison's work. Though Butcher's loyal fans will be craving this one, it is relatively easy for anyone to pick up and start the series with this book.

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