Fantasy Adventure Books by Best Selling Author Jim Butcher

  Fantasy Adventure Books by Best Selling Author Jim Butcher

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Title: First Lord's Fury (Codex Alera Series #6)

Unabridged CDs • 19 CDs, 24 hours

The next book in the thrilling New York Times bestselling series.

For years he has endured the endless trials and triumphs of a man whose skill and power could not be restrained. Battling ancient enemies, forging new alliances, and confronting the corruption within his own land, Gaius Octavian became a legendary man of war—and the rightful First Lord of Alera.

But now, the savage Vord are on the march, and Gaius must lead his legions to the Calderon Valley to stand against them—using all of his intelligence, ingenuity, and furycraft to save their world from eternal darkness.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780441019625
Pages: 784
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Title: Princeps' Fury (Codex Alera Series #5)

Under Tavi of Calderon, heir to the crown, war-torn Alera rebuilds while politicians and nobles vie for power. But from the south comes news: the dreaded Vord have come to Alera. For a thousand years, Alera and her furies have withstood every enemy and survived every foe.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780441017966
Pages: 640
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Title: Death Masks (Dresden Files Series #5)

Harry Dresden, Chicago's only practicing professional wizard, is hired by a mysterious priest to find the stolen shroud of Turin.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451459404
Pages: 464
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Title: Summer Knight (Dresden Files Series #4)

Private detective/wizard-for-hire Harry Dresden is suckered into tangling in the affairs of Faerie, where the fate of the entire world-and his soul-are at stake.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451458926
Pages: 464
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Title: Dead Beat (Dresden Files Series #7)

When a killer vampire threatens to destroy head of Special Investigations Karrin Murphy's reputation unless Harry delivers the powerful Word of Kemmler to her, he has no choice. Now Harry is in a race against time to find the Word before Chicago experiences a Halloween night to wake the dead.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451460912
Pages: 528
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Title: Storm Front (Dresden Files Series #1)

For Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard, business, to put it mildly, stinks. So when the police bring him in to consult on a grisly double murder committed with black magic, Harry's seeing dollar signs. But where there's black magic, there's a black mage behind it. And now that mage knows Harry's name.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451457813
Pages: 384
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Title: Skin Game

From Jim Butcher comes the newest novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Dresden Files.
Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451470041
Pages: 608
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Title: Grave Peril (Dresden Files Series #3)

In all his years of supernatural sleuthing, Harry Dresden has never faced anything like this: the spirit world's gone postal. These ghosts are tormented, violent, and deadly. Someone-or something-is purposely stirring them up to wreak unearthly havoc. But why? If Harry doesn't figure it out soon, he could wind up a ghost himself.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451458445
Pages: 384
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Title: Fool Moon (Dresden Files Series #2)

Could a werewolf be loose in Chicago? Common sense says no. The grisly evidence says yes. So does Harry Dresden. And with his weird connections, he should know.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451458124
Pages: 352
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Title: Cold Days

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451419125
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Title: White Night (Dresden Files Series #9)

The inspiration for the Sci Fi channel television series

In Chicago, someone has been killing practitioners of magic, those incapable of becoming full-fledged wizards. Shockingly, all the evidence points to Harry Dresden's half-brother, Thomas, as the murderer. Determined to clear his sibling's name, Harry uncovers a conspiracy within the White Council of Wizards that threatens not only him, but his nearest and dearest, too...

The Dabel Brothers are bringing the Dresden Files to life in comic book form—look for issues beginning April 2008! View more here!

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451461551
Pages: 528
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Title: Small Favor (Dresden Files Series #10)

THE New York Times Bestseller

Harry Dresden's life finally seems to be calming down-until a shadow from the past returns. Mab, monarch of the Sidhe Winter Court, calls in an old favor from Harry-one small favor that will trap him between a nightmarish foe and an equally deadly ally, and that will strain his skills-and loyalties-to their very limits.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451462008
Pages: 560
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Title: Furies of Calderon (Codex Alera Series #1)

For a thousand years, the people of Alera have united against the aggressive and threatening races that inhabit the world, using their unique bond with the furies - elementals of earth, air, fire, water, and metal. But now, Gaius Sextus, First Lord of Alera, grows old and lacks an heir. Ambitious High Lords plot and maneuver to place their Houses in positions of power, and a war of succession looms on the horizon." "Far from city politics in the Calderon Valley, the boy Tavi struggles with his lack of furycrafting. At fifteen, he has no wind fury to help him fly, no fire fury to light his lamps. Yet as the Alerans' most savage enemy - the Marat - return to the Valley, he will discover that his destiny is much greater than he could ever imagine." Caught in a storm of deadly wind furies, Tavi saves the life of a runaway slave named Amara. But she is actually a spy for Gaius Sextus, sent to the Valley to gather intelligence on traitors to the Crown, who may be in league with the barbaric Marat horde. And when the Valley erupts in chaos - when rebels war with loyalists and furies clash with furies - Amara will find Tavi's courage and resourcefulness to be a power greater than any fury - one that could turn the tides of war.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780441012688
Pages: 672
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Title: Blood Rites (Dresden Files Series #6)

Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard, takes on a case as a favor to his friend Thomas-a vampire of dubious integrity-only to become the prime suspect in a series of ghastly murders.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451459879
Pages: 464
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Title: Hex Appeal

Fall under the intoxicating spell of their hex appeal…

 

In the magical world that lies hidden beneath our own, witches and conjurers play deadly games. They know just the right spell to kill a man with one kiss—or raise him back again. And they’re not afraid to exact sweet revenge on those who dare to cross them. But what if you’re the unlucky soul who falls victim to a conjurer’s curse? And if you had the power to cast a magic spell of your own, would you use it?

In this bewitching collection, nine of today’s hottest paranormal authors tell all-new, otherworldly tales.  Spellbinding stories featuring bigfoot, albino vampires, professional wizards, resurrected boyfriends and even a sex droid from the twenty- third century named Silicon Lily.  But as our conjurers are about to discover, it’s all fun and games until someone gets hexed.  And sometimes, even the best spun spells can lead to complete and utter mayhem.

 

Includes Stories From:

Ilona Andrews

Jim Butcher

Rachel Caine

Carole Nelson Douglas

P. N. Elrod

Simon R. Green

Lori Handeland

Erica Hayes

Carrier Vaughn

 

Author(s): P. N. Elrod
ISBN 13: 9780312590727
Pages: 368
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Title: Proven Guilty (Dresden Files Series #8)

The White Council of Wizards has drafted Harry Dresden as a Warden and assigned him to look into rumors of black magic in Chicago. Malevolent entities that feed on fear are loose in the Windy City, but it's all in a day's work for a wizard, his faithful dog, and a talking skull named Bob.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451461032
Pages: 576
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Title: Academ's Fury (Codex Alera Series #2)

Unabridged CDs ? 16 CDs, 20 hours

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780441013401
Pages: 720
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Title: Mean Streets

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451463067
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Title: Dark and Stormy Knights

It was a dark and stormy knight, and nine dark defenders embarked upon a most perilous quest….

They’re the ultimate defenders of humanity—modern day knights who do dark deeds for all the right reasons. In this all-star collection, nine of today’s hottest paranormal authors bring us thrilling, all-new stories of supernatural knights that are brimming with magic mystery and mayhem.

John Marcone sets aside his plans to kill Harry Dresden to go head-to-head with a cantrev lord in Jim Butcher’s Even Hand.  Kate Daniels is called upon for bodyguard duty to protect Saimen, a shifter she trusts less than the enemy in Ilona Andrews’ A Questionable Client.  Cormac must stop a killer werewolf before it attacks again on the next full moon in Carrie Vaughn’s God’s Creatures.  And in Vicki Pettersson’s Shifting Star, Skamar gets more than she bargained for when she goes after a creature kidnapping young girls—and enlists the aid of her frustratingly sexy neighbor.

When everything’s on the line, will these knights complete their missions and live to fight again another day?  Find out in Dark and Stormy Knights!

Includes stories from:

Ilona Andrews

Jim Butcher

Shannon K. Butcher

Rachel Caine

P.N. Elrod

Deidre Knight

Vicki Pettersson

Lilith Saintcrow

Carrie Vaughn

Author(s): P. N. Elrod
ISBN 13: 9780312598341
Pages: 368
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Title: Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron

Neil Gaiman, Holly Black, Diana Peterfreund, Margo Lanagan, Peter S. Beagle, and Garth Nix are just a few of the authors who have toiled over their cauldrons and conjured up bewitching new creations inspired by and celebrating the might and mystery of the witch. Assembled by one of the most well-regarded anthologists in the science fiction/fantasy world, this rich, intelligent collection will enchant readers of all ages.

Author(s): Jonathan Strahan
ISBN 13: 9780375868047
Pages: 432
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Title: My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon

What newly married couple doesn't dream of a romantic retreat where they can escape the world for a while—but what happens when supernatural forces intrude on their wedded bliss?

Nine of today’s hottest paranormal authors answer that question in this all-star collection of supernatural stories. Can a vampire-hunter enjoy her honeymoon when she’s just learned that her new hubby is a werewolf? How can newlyweds focus on their wedding night when their honeymoon suite is haunted by feuding ghosts? And what’s a wizard to do when a gruesome monster kidnaps the bride on her way home from the wedding?

With so much otherworldly mayhem awaiting our newlyweds, will they ever get around to the honeymoon itself? Find out in…My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon.

* Kelley Armstrong

* Jim Butcher

* Rachel Caine

* P.N. Elrod

* Caitlin Kittredge

* Marjorie M. Liu

* Katie MacAlister

* Lilith Saintcrow

* Ronda Thompson

Author(s): P. N. Elrod
ISBN 13: 9780312375041
Pages: 368
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Title: Captain's Fury (Codex Alera Series #4)

After two years of bitter conflict with the hordes of invading Canim, Tavi of Calderon, now Captain of the First Aleran Legion, realizes that a peril far greater than the Canim exists--the mysterious threat that drove the savage Canim to flee their homeland. Now, Tavi must find a way to overcome the centuries-old animosities between Aleran and Cane if an alliance is to be forged against their mutual enemy. And he must lead his legion in defiance of the law, against friend and foe--or no one will have a chance of survival . . .
Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780441016556
Pages: 656
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Title: The Darkest Hours

Peter Parker's life has hit a peaceful stretch. No evildoers have tried to flatten him in weeks, his marriage to Mary Jane is stronger than ever, and he's enjoying his job as a high school science teacher. Life is good.

Naturally, that doesn't last.

When Peter learns that his old enemy the Rhino is on a rampage in Times Square, he suits up as Spider-Man to stop the destructive villain in his tracks. But he's unexpectedly foiled in his attempts by the Black Cat, a former ally and old flame. The Cat informs Peter that the Rhino is just a distraction -- the real threat comes from a group of Ancients, members of the same race as the being called Morlun, who Spidey defeated in battle years earlier. The Ancients are now looking to exact revenge -- and hope to steal Spider-Man's life force in the process.

To defeat such powerful beings, Spider-Man is going to need all the help he can get, especially from the Black Cat. But what will Mary Jane Parker have to say about that? Peter isn't sure which is worse -- the Ancients trying to drain his life force, or the wrath of a jealous wife....

Author(s): Butcher, Jim
ISBN 13: 9781416594765
Pages: 304
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Title: Ghost Story (Dresden Files Series #13)

When an unknown someone shoots him and leaves him to die, Harry Dresden hopes he might be heading to a better place. Unfortunately, being dead doesn’t make Harry’s life any easier. Trapped between life and death, he learns that his friends are in serious trouble. Only by finding his murderer can he save his friends and move on—a feat which would be a lot easier if he had a body and access to his powers. Worse still are the malevolent shadows that roam Chicago, controlled by a dark entity that wants Harry to suffer even in death. Now, 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…

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451464071
Pages: 608
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Title: Changes (Dresden Files Series #12)

Long ago, Susan Rodriguez was Harry Dresden's lover-until she was attacked and left struggling with the bloodlust of the vampiric Red Court. Now, she needs Harry's help. Harry's enemies have found the secret she has hidden for so long, and he will have to unleash the full fury of his untapped power.

Because this time, he's fighting to save his child.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451463470
Pages: 560
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Title: Side Jobs: Stories from the Dresden Files

New in the Blacktop Cowboy series.

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 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 novella exclusive to this collection that takes place after the cliff-hanger ending of the April 2010 hardcover, Changes. This is a must-have collection for every devoted Harry Dresden fan as well as a perfect introduction for readers ready to meet Chicago's only professional wizard.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451463845
Pages: 432
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Title: Beyond the Pale

An anthology of fantasy, urban fantasy, and paranormal short stories from award winning and New York Times bestselling authors Saladin Ahmed, Peter S. Beagle, Heather Brewer, Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, Kami Garcia, Nancy Holder, Gillian ...
Author(s): Jim Butcher Henry Herz Abigail Larson
ISBN 13: 9780989448734
Pages: 232
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Title: Blood Lite III: Aftertaste

The third hilarious horror collection in the national bestselling series from the Horror Writers Association. Includes stories by such authors as Jim Butcher, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Heather Graham, and L.A. Banks. Original.
Author(s): Kevin J. Anderson
ISBN 13: 9781501142833
Pages: 528
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Title: Blood Lite: An Anthology of Humorous Horror Stories Presented by the Horror Writers Association


The Horror Writers Association Presents

BLOOD LITE

...a collection of entertaining tales that puts the fun back into dark fiction, with ironic twists and tongue-in-cheek wit to temper the jagged edge.

Charlaine Harris reveals the dark side of going green, when a quartet of die-hard environmentalists hosts a fundraiser with a gory twist in "An Evening with Al Gore"...In an all-new Dresden Files story from Jim Butcher, when it comes to tracking deadly paranormal doings, there's no such thing as a "Day Off" for the Chicago P.D.'s wizard detective, Harry Dresden...Sherrilyn Kenyon turns a cubicle-dwelling MBA with no life into a demon-fighting seraph with one hell of an afterlife in "Where Angels Fear to Tread"...Celebrity necromancer Jaime Vegas is headlining a sold-out séance tour, but behind the scenes, a disgruntled ghost has a bone to pick, in Kelley Armstrong's "The Ungrateful Dead." Plus tales guaranteed to get under your skin -- in a good way -- from

Janet Berliner Don D'Ammassa Nancy Holder Nancy KilpatrickJ. A. Konrath and F. Paul Wilson Joe R. Lansdale Will LudwigsenSharyn McCrumb Mark Onspaugh Mike Resnick Steven SavileD. L. Snell Eric James Stone Jeff Strand Lucien Soulban Matt Venne Christopher Welch

So let the blood flow and laughter reign -- because when it comes to facing our deepest, darkest fears, a little humor goes a long way!

Author(s): Kevin J. Anderson
ISBN 13: 9781416567837
Pages: 400
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Title: Cursor's Fury (Codex Alera Series #3)

In his acclaimed Codex Alera novels, bestselling author Jim Butcher has created a fascinating world in which the powerful forces of nature take physical form. But even magic cannot sway the corruption that threatens to destroy the realm of Alera once and for all.

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780441015474
Pages: 704
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Title: Jim Butcher Box Set

Author(s): Butcher, Jim
ISBN 13: 9780451949615
Pages: 1
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Title: Turn Coat (Dresden Files Series #11)

Jim Butcher's Breakthrough #1 New York Times bestseller

The Warden Morgan has been accused of treason against the Wizards of the White Council-and there's only one final punishment for that crime. He's on the run, he wants his name cleared, and he needs someone with a knack for backing the underdog. Like Harry Dresden. Now, Harry must uncover a traitor within the Council, keep a less-than-agreeable Morgan under wraps, and avoid coming under scrutiny himself. And a single mistake could cost Harry his head...

Author(s): Jim Butcher
ISBN 13: 9780451462817
Pages: 576
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Title: Strange Brew

Today’s hottest urban fantasy authors come together in this delicious brew that crackles and boils over with tales of powerful witches and dark magic!

In Charlaine Harris’ “Bacon,” a beautiful vampire joins forces with a witch from an ancient line to find out who killed her beloved husband. In “Seeing Eye” by Patricia Briggs, a blind witch helps sexy werewolf Tom Franklin find his missing brother—and helps him in more ways than either of them ever suspected.  And in Jim Butcher’s “Last Call,” wizard Harry Dresden takes on the darkest of dark powers—the ones who dare to mess with this favorite beer.

For anyone who’s ever wondered what lies beyond the limits of reality, who’s imagined the secret spaces where witches wield fearsome magic, come and drink deep. Let yourself fall under the spell of this bewitching collection of short stories!

 

 

Author(s): P. N. Elrod
ISBN 13: 9780312383367
Pages: 384
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Title: My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding

Author(s): L. A. Banks, Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, P. N. Elrod, Esther
ISBN 13: 9780739473696
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