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Butcher, Jim 1971-

Overview
Works: 363 works in 1,531 publications in 12 languages and 72,283 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Steampunk fiction  Bildungsromans  Ghost stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3602.U85, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jim Butcher
 
Most widely held works by Jim Butcher
White night : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard, helps the police when someone is targeting the city's magic practitioners
Turn coat : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

41 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry must uncover a traitor within the Wizards of the White Council, keep a less-than-agreeable warden under wraps, and avoid coming under scrutiny himself. And a single mistake may cost someone his head--someone like Harry
Changes : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the twelfth book of the series, Harry finds out he has a daughter and has to work with his former lover, Susan Rodriguez, to protect them both
Small favor : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago wizard Harry Dresden's calm life is interrupted when Mab, monarch of the Winter Court of the Sidhe, decides to call in the favor that Harry owes her, sending him on a quest that leaves him trapped between a deadly foe and an untrustworthy ally
Skin game : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago wizard Harry Dresden must help a hated enemy, Nicodemus Archleone, break into a high security vault to steal something belonging to the Lord of the Underworld
Cold days : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following his death by a mystery assailant, Harry Dresden, Winter Knight to Mab, the Queen of Air and Darkness, must gather his friends and allies, prevent the annihilation of countless innocents, and find a way out of his eternal subservience before his newfound powers claim the only thing he has left to call his own ... his soul
Proven guilty : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elevated "into the front rank of urban fantasy heroes" (SF Site), professional wizard Harry Dresden is pledged to fight crime, banish evil, and outwit the masters of dark arts in the shadowy corners of Chicago. Harry, the only wizard in the Chicago phone book, is drafted to look into rumors of black magic in the Windy City. And if that wasn't enough, he must help the daughter of an old friend, whose boyfriend was the only one in a room where an old man was attacked. He insists he didn't do it. And what looks like a supernatural assault straight out of a horror film turns out to be-well, something quite close to that, as Harry discovers that malevolent entities that feed on fear are loose in Chicago
Fool moon by Jim Butcher( Book )

67 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden is Chicago's only openly practicing wizard. He is also dead broke. His vast knowledge and magical skills are unfortunately matched by his talent for making powerful enemies and alienating friends. With little more than his integrity left, he accepts an offer of work for Lt. Karin Murphy of Chicago's Special Investigations Unit. He wants to redeem himself in Murphy's eyes and make enough money to quiet his rumbling stomach. Soon he finds himself pinned between trigger-happy FBI agents, shape-shifiting motorcycle gang members, a threatened mobster boss, and an heir to an ancient curse along with his primal fiance. Throw in environmental activists and a pair of young werewolves in love and you have something of Fool Moon
Storm front by Jim Butcher( Book )

63 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-day mage and consultant to the police finds his stale life suddenly enlivened by the presence of a rival in the black arts
Dead beat : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only professional wizard in Chicago, Harry Dresden finds himself cast in the role of savior when black magic and necromancy threaten the city
Ghost story : a novel of the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his life, Harry's been shot, stabbed, sliced, beaten, burned, crushed, and tortured. And after someone puts a bullet through his chest and leaves him to die in the waters of Lake Michigan, things really start going downhill. But even trapped in the realm between life and death, Harry can't catch a break. He learns that three of his friends are destined to experience unbearable torment and agony. Only by bringing his murderer to justice can he save his friends and move on to what comes next--a feat that would be a lot easier if he had a body and access to his powers. Instead, Harry must work as a ghost, unable to interact with the physical world, invisible and inaudible to almost everyone. Unfortunately he's not the only specter roaming Chicago. There are malevolent shadows who haven't forgotten Harry's predilection for putting evil in its place while he was alive. And now that Harry's on their turf, they are looking for some serious payback. So the late Harry Dresden will have to pull off the ultimate trick without using any magic--or face an eternity as just another lost soul"--
Blood rites by Jim Butcher( Book )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While going undercover on the set of an adult film to investigate the mysterious deaths of several actresses, Chicago wizard Harry Dresden unexpectedly learns the shocking truth about his vampire friend Thomas
The aeronaut's windlass by Jim Butcher( Book )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world. Within their halls, aristocratic houses have ruled for generations, developing scientific marvels, fostering trade alliances, and building fleets of airships to keep the peace. Captain Grimm commands the merchant ship, Predator. Fiercely loyal to Spire Albion, he has taken their side in the cold war with Spire Aurora, disrupting the enemy's shipping lines by attacking their cargo vessels. But when the Predator is severely damaged in combat, leaving captain and crew grounded, Grimm is offered a proposition from the Spirearch of Albion-to join a team of agents on a vital mission in exchange for fully restoring Predator to its fighting glory. And even as Grimm undertakes this dangerous task, he will learn that the conflict between the Spires is merely a premonition of things to come. Humanity's ancient enemy, silent for more than ten thousand years, has begun to stir once more. And death will follow in its wake
Grave peril by Jim Butcher( Book )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called to Cook County hospital to deal with an enraged ghost, Harry Dresden, Chicago's resident wizard, is puzzled and disturbed not by the ghost's wrath but by the fact that someone had cast a torture spell on it, goading it into action. Harry's disturbance increases when he discovers that the same spell has been cast on one of his friends. Harry begins to realize that he and his friends may be targets of a vengeful spirit, and as he desperately tries to discover which of his many enemies has it in for him, his friends are attacked one by one. The spirit, whom Harry refers to as the Nightmare, continues to torment Harry's friends until he manages to cast a spell preventing it from harming anyone else until it kills him, which leads to a showdown that Harry might not survive
Side jobs : stories from the Dresden files by Jim Butcher( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, together for the first time, are the shorter works of #1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher -- a compendium of cases that Harry Dresden and his cadre of allies managed to close in record time. The tales range from the deadly serious to the absurdly hilarious. Also included is a new, never-before-published novella that takes place after the cliff-hanger ending of the new April 2010 hardcover, Changes
Death masks by Jim Butcher( Book )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Dresden, Chicago's only practicing wizard, is hired by a mysterious priest to find the stolen Shroud of Turin. But first, Harry must deal with the Red Court of Vampires' champion, professional hit men, and the return of his semi-vampire former girlfriend
Princeps' fury by Jim Butcher( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tavi of Calderon, now recognized as Princeps Gaius Octavian and heir to the crown, has achieved a fragile alliance with Alera's oldest foes, the savage Canim. But when Tavi and his legions guide the Canim safely to their lands, his worst fears are realized
Summer knight by Jim Butcher( Book )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that his girlfriend has left him, professional wizard Harry Dresden can't pay his rent and alienates his friends. He's soon approached by the Winter Queen of Faerie with an offer he can't refuse--all he has to do is find out who murdered the Summer Queen's right-hand man, the Summer Knight, and clear the Winter Queen's name. Soon, Harry finds out that the fate of the entire world rests on his solving this case
Captain's fury by Jim Butcher( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of war with the invading Canim, Tavi of Calderon, now Captain of the First Aleran Legion, uncovers information about an even greater threat, and must risk everything to forge a desperate alliance between the Aleran and Cane to take on their mutual enemy
Academ's fury by Jim Butcher( Book )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The precarious alliance between the people of Alera and the furies is thrown into disarray by the death of the First Lord of Alera, and the fate of the Alerians lies in the hands of Tavi, an untried young man who must draw on his courage to save his world
 
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Turn coat : a novel of the Dresden files
Alternative Names
Jim Butcher American author

Jim Butcher Amerikaans auteur

Jim Butcher author from the USA

Jim Butcher écrivain américain

Jim Butcher US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Джим Батчер

Джим Бъчър

Ջիմ Բատչեր ամերիկացի գրող

جیم بچر

버처, 짐

ジム・ブッチャー

ブッチャー, ジム

吉姆·布契

Languages
English (535)

Spanish (37)

Polish (20)

German (19)

French (12)

Czech (9)

Chinese (8)

Dutch (3)

Thai (3)

Japanese (2)

Vietnamese (2)

Danish (1)

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Turn coat : a novel of the Dresden filesChanges : a novel of the Dresden filesSmall favor : a novel of the Dresden filesProven guilty : a novel of the Dresden filesFool moonStorm frontDead beat : a novel of the Dresden filesGhost story : a novel of the Dresden files