The Heist from Hell – Review of Jim Butcher’s “Skin Game”

Jim Butcher's "Skin Game", available on Amazon By this point in The Dresden Files, Harry Dresden has been through more kinds of hell than most people see in their entire lifetimes. And that’s to be expected for a fictional character who is inhabiting an epic fantasy world like the Dresdenverse. But then you get to … Continue reading The Heist from Hell – Review of Jim Butcher’s “Skin Game”

Dealing with Hell – A Review of Jim Butcher’s “Small Favor”

Book cover for "Small Favor" When a Fae Queen asks you to take on a favor, you just know nothing good is going to come of it. Especially not when it involves Johnny Marcone and the Denarians. Small Favor is the first novel where major shakeups begin in the Dresden universe. Nothing remains the same, … Continue reading Dealing with Hell – A Review of Jim Butcher’s “Small Favor”

The Face of Evil – A Review of Jim Butcher’s “Death Masks”

Book cover for "Death Masks" The nature of evil has proven to be excellent fodder for fiction since the inception of storytelling. Few villains ever see themselves as evil, unless purposely written as such by the author. What are often shown are rationalizations, half-truths, and misperceptions the villain uses as justification for their behavior. There … Continue reading The Face of Evil – A Review of Jim Butcher’s “Death Masks”