Upcoming Works


2020 brings not one but TWO new Dresden Files novels!  The first in this Dresden Duology, Peace Talks, was released July 14th. The second, Battle Ground, arrives September 29th.

But wait, there’s more!  Here’s what else we have on the slate. New items (updated September 21st, 2020) are in BLUE. At a glance:


  • 9/29/20: Dresden Files #17:  Battle Ground
  • Throughout 2020: SO MANY AMAZING THINGS!  See “20th Anniversary” below.



Cinder Spires #2: The Olympian Affair


20th Anniversary:

In 2020, Jim-Butcher.com and Ace/Roc will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Dresden Files series with a yearlong campaign. Fans can look forward to free mini-stories, interviews, character discussions, a series readalong, special giveaways and contests, and a few fabulous surprises!  In the lead up to the publication of Peace Talks, we’ll release the first few chapters of Peace Talks, as well as a live-action book trailer.  The publisher will also reissue Storm Front in a new hardcover edition that will be sold exclusively at select comic cons.  Want to make sure you don’t miss anything?  Join our Weekly Newsletter!


  • Peace Talks arrived July 14, 2020, and Battle Ground will be released September 29, 2020!  Check out the official trailers for Peace Talks and Battle Ground!


  • Adam Mathison-Sward adapted Jim’s microfiction “Everything the Light Touches” to comic format.
  • Dog Men was released as a hardcover compilation February 20th, 2018. It was adapted from Jim’s outline by Mark Powers and pencilled by Diego Galindo.
  • No word yet on what the next comic will be! We’ll make an announcement as soon as we have something to report.

Short Stories:

  • Several Microfictions on January 7th, February 4th, March 10th, May 5th, and August 4th: “Goodbye,” “Journal,” “Mike,” “Job Placement,” and “Everything the Light Touches.”
  • Christmas Eve” illustrated edition – revisits last year’s spectacular short story with art by Adam Mathison-Sward and direction by Priscilla Spencer, posted December 25, 2019.
  • Parallel Worlds, an anthology containing a new Dresdenverse short story from the POV of shapeshifter Goodman Grey, was released October 8th, 2019.  Edited by L.J. Hachmeister and R.R. Virdi.
  • Jim published a second anthology of Dresden Files short stories, Brief Cases, on June 5th, 2018. This includes an exclusive new “bonus” novella, “Zoo Day,” told from Harry, Maggie, and Mouse’s POVs!


  • On August 3rd, Evil Hat released a surprise Dresden Files Accelerated RPG supplement for Roll20: “We’ll Always Have Parish.”
  • On May 4th, the Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game expanded its electronic platform list to include the Switch.
  • The Paranet Papers, Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game (DFCO), and The Dresden Files Accelerated RPG (DFAE) were released in Summer 2017!  Snag them from Evil Hat or your favorite local independent gaming store, or download the DFCO app.  It was released for Windows/macOS October 31st, 2017, and Android/iOS/Linux (SteamOS) on January 7, 2018.
  • Two new DFCO expansions, “Dead Ends” (Jared Kincaid and Mortimer Lindquist / Changes and Ghost Story) and “Winter Schemes” (Winter Knight Harry and Winter Lady Molly / Cold Days and Skin Game), were released August 9, 2018. 


  • The Aeronaut’s Windlass (#1) was released September 29th, 2015.
  • Now that Peace Talks is finished, Jim will start writing The Olympian Affair (#2) soon.


  • Series complete with First Lord’s Fury (#6)!