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Jim Butcher


USA flag (1971 - )

Jim Butcher is a bestselling author and martial arts enthusiast. His resume includes a long list of skills rendered obsolete at least 200 years ago, and he turned to writing because anything else probably would have driven him insane. He lives with his family in Independence, Missouri.
 
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Short stories
Bigfoot on Campus (2012)


Awards
Hugo Best Book nominee (2015) : Skin Game
Hugo Best Book nominee (2016) : The Aeronaut's Windlass


Jim Butcher recommends
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Something from the Nightside (2003)
(Nightside, book 1)
Simon R Green
"A fast, fun little roller coaster of a story...macabre and thoroughly entertaining."
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Ill Wind (2003)
(Weather Warden, book 1)
Rachel Caine
"The forecast calls for... a fun read."
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Urban Shaman (2005)
(Walker Papers, book 1)
C E Murphy
"A swift pace, a good mystery, a likeable protagonist, magic, danger - URBAN SHAMAN has them in spades."
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Black Magic Woman (2008)
(Morris and Chastain Investigation, book 1)
Justin Gustainis
"Black Magic Woman is the best manuscript I've ever been asked to read. Keep an eye on Justin Gustainis. You'll be seeing more of him soon."
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Street Magic (2009)
(Black London, book 1)
Caitlin Kittredge
"Kittredge is a winner!"
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Lady Lazarus (2010)
(Lady Lazarus, book 1)
Michele Lang
"An absolutely unique protagonist in an engaging tale set against the backdrop of the greatest clash of good and evil in human history. What's not to love about Lady Lazarus?"
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Fated (2012)
(Alex Verus, book 1)
Benedict Jacka
"Books this good remind me why I got into the storytelling business in the first place."
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Son of the Black Sword (2015)
(Forgotten Warrior Saga, book 1)
Larry Correia
"This book has everything I like in fantasy:intense action scenes...good struggling against the darkness...gorgeously flawed human beings..."

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