Jim Butcher is an American author who is best known for his fantasy and sci-fi novels. He is the author of The Dresden Files and Codex Alera series. His wife Shannon K. Butcher is also an author.

Butcher’s influences include J.R.R. Tolkien, Lloyd Alexander and C.S. Lewis – names that any self-respecting fantasy novelist should be more than well-aware of. After many years of trying but unable to make any waves in the industry, he finally got his break and got published in 2000 with Storm Front. Below is a list of Jim Butcher’s novels to date, in order of when they were released in their original form:

Publication Order of Dresden Files Books


Storm Front(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fool Moon(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grave Peril(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summer Knight(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Masks(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Rites(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Beat(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Proven Guilty(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
White Night(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Small Favor(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Turn Coat(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Changes(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghost Story(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Days(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Skin Game(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dresden Files Collections


Side Jobs(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Codex Alera Books


Furies of Calderon(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Academ's Fury(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cursor's Fury(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Captain's Fury(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Princeps' Fury(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
First Lord's Fury(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Spider-Man: The Darkest Hours(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dresden Files Graphic Novels


Welcome to the Jungle(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Storm Front: Vol. 1(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fool Moon: Vol. 1(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Storm Front: Vol. 2(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fool Moon: Vol. 2(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghoul Goblin(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
War Cry(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The graphic novel Ghoul Goblin was written by Mark Powers, based on Butcher’s work.

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  • Gary

    love the dresden series, GREAT books!!!

  • Sam Cangi

    Jim is one of the best story tellers I’ve read. J.r. Tolkien, Stephen Donaldson, Steven King, I could go on, but it’s a comment. Read his stuff, time well spent

  • bunneh0130

    has anyone heard when the next dresden book is slated for release?? (i believe this would be #16 tentatively titled “Skin Games”) many thanks!!