I've read all thirteen books in this series so many times I've lost count - Jim Butcher is that great. His characters are very well-written and human, his villains are damned terrifying and excellent depictions of evil, his plots are brilliant, and his humor is damned hysterical, and his action scenes are right up there with Michael Bay. As with his other series, Codex Alera, Jim can take a cliche and breathe life into it, making it enjoyable and unique again. You don't even care that you think you've seen it before, you've never seen it done the way he does it. At least, that's how I feel. Does anyone else follow his work?