Dresden Files – Jim ButcherAll this has helped secure him a place as a New York Times best-selling author. Jim Butcher gained an interest in the fantasy and science-fiction genres at an early age after being bedridden by strep throat as a child. With an interest in C. Lewis, Tolkein and Lloyd Alexander he sought inspiration for his material as his career began to grow. Born in on the 26th of October in Independence Missouri he still lives there today with his dog. Being the youngest of three children he is a father himself with one son. This has helped to inspire a number of properties built from his own backlog of material.
Rendition of Harry Dresden 's business card. The Dresden Files is a contemporary urban fantasy series of novels by author Jim Butcher. They are told in first person narrative by the human wizard and private investigator Harry Dresden , who tells of his investigations into supernatural disturbances in modern-day Chicago. So far, the series consists of fifteen novels, along with several novelettes and short stories. It has been adapted into a television series: The Dresden Files. The internal chronology of the Files is as follows: . Note : The chronology of the works between Small Favor and Turn Coat is not clear, and it is presumed to follow the order in Side Jobs.
First published by Roc Books in , The Dresden files is a contemporary fantasy novel organically intertwined with elements of mystery; authored by Jim Butcher the books are written from the first person perspective of primary protagonist Harry Dresden, a wizard and private investigator. Humanity is largely unaware of the monsters and myths that roam about their world and it comes down to Harry Dresden, a private detective savvy in the magical arts, to maintain this veneer of peace, a consistent barrier between the natural and the supernatural. Their hearts ripped out, Harry finds himself cornered, with accusing hands pointing towards his arrogant self for the crime at hand; eventually connecting the brutal crime with the missing Victor Sells and the nefarious drug ThreeEye, Harry must weather the accusing hand of the white council in his attempts to exonerate his good name and return to his rightful place as defender of the weak. Kim Delaney, who Harry aided in gaining control over her magical abilities during Storm Front, is seeking additional assistance in the creation of three magical circles utilized for containing magical creatures. Unwilling to reveal this information, Harry turns his attention to Lt. With the park leader, Parker, at his heels, it will take all the brain and brawn Harry can muster to disentangle the notes surrounding Tera West, Parker and Harley McFinn, even while trying to look past the villainy of Marcone in an effort to help the suspicious fellow find salvation. Even grittier than Storm Front, Fool Moon tells a bloody tale, revealing the true nature of lycanthropy and the savagery that drives those caught in its throes, even while finally allowing Harry Dresden to shine as a bad-ass wizard; a true hero disguised in the grizzly adornments of a detective.
By Fabien. On April 18, In Reading Guide. It was an adaptation and the book series is much bigger than the TV show, so here we go…. The books take pace in a universe where magic is obviously real, also are vampires, demons, spirits, faeries, werewolves and other kinds of monsters. He works to protect the general public as he faces against a large variety of creatures.
Publication Order of Dresden Files Collections
The first novel, Storm Front , was published in by Roc Books. The books are written as a first-person narrative from the perspective of the main character, private investigator and wizard Harry Dresden , as he recounts investigations into supernatural disturbances in modern-day Chicago. Butcher's original proposed title for the first novel was Semiautomagic , which sums up the series' balance of fantasy and hard-boiled detective fiction. As of , Butcher has written 15 novels set in the Dresden Files universe, plus a number of short stories some of which are collected in the anthologies Side Jobs and Brief Cases. The series has also been released in audiobook format, narrated by James Marsters. Other works set in the same fictional universe include graphic novels several new stories, plus adaptations of the first two novels , and The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game. In , a television series based on the novels aired for one season on the American Sci-Fi Channel.