A Conversation with NYT Bestselling Dresden Files Series Author Jim Butcher | Sep 29

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Join Jim Butcher in a conversation about his latest urban fantasy, Battle Ground, the 17th novel from the series, The Dresden Files. Leading the online chat will be Priscilla Spencer, director of the Peace Talks trailer and thematic consultant for Jim Butcher’s work and adaptations.

If you’re unfamiliar, the series is set in a “alternate” Chicago where magic is real, but only a few actually believe in it; it’s a first-person tale told by an irascible wizard named Harry Dresden, who regularly gives the magical establishment indigestion—and the police, the same. Take Sam Spade, your Average Joe Underdog Action Star, and toss in some spellcraft, and you get Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. Heck of a guy.

THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET SERIOUS FOR HARRY DRESDEN, CHICAGO’S ONLY PROFESSIONAL WIZARD, in the next entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling Dresden Files.

Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files novels are beloved in the fantasy community and continuously secure #1 spots atop The New York Times bestseller list, making this next series installment an absolute must read.

Harry has faced terrible odds before. He has a long history of fighting enemies above his weight class. The Red Court of vampires. The fallen angels of the Order of the Blackened Denarius. The Outsiders.

But this time it’s different. A being more powerful and dangerous on an order of magnitude beyond what the world has seen in a millennium is coming. And she’s bringing an army. The Last Titan has declared war on the city of Chicago, and has come to subjugate humanity, obliterating any who stand in her way.

Harry’s mission is simple but impossible: Save the city by killing a Titan. And the attempt will change Harry’s life, Chicago, and the mortal world forever.


“This is urban fantasy at its best, combining spectacular magic and deeply explored character.” —Publishers Weekly

“The arc begun in Peace Talks comes to a deadly, destructive finish in the 17th “Dresden Files” book—and nothing will be the same again.” — LibraryJournal

“Things are going to change, for Harry more than most—in ways from which he may never recover… sets the stage for a new direction in Harry’s life.” —Booklist


Jim Butcher is the author of the Dresden Files, the Codex Alera, and a new steampunk series, the Cinder Spires. His resume includes a laundry list of skills which were useful a couple of centuries ago, and he plays guitar quite badly. An avid gamer, he plays tabletop games in varying systems, a variety of video games on PC and console, and LARPs whenever he can make time for it. Jim currently resides mostly inside his own head, but his head can generally be found in the mountains outside Denver, Colorado.


Priscilla Spencer is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, photographer, and fantasy map illustrator.  She often spends her time in imaginary worlds, directing the live-action book trailer for The Dresden Files’ Peace Talks and creating maps for Jim Butcher, Seanan McGuire, Saladin Ahmed, Kevin Hearne, Candytopia, and more.  She aspires to travel the world and pet every dog.

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