Brief Cases

Brief Cases

Brief Cases is the sequel anthology of Side Jobs, and will be released before Peace Talks

Set to include the following stories:

An exclusive novellette from the perspective of Maggie and Mouse.

“Curses” — from The Naked City, edited by Ellen Datlow
Takes place between Small Favor and Turn Coat.

“AAAA Wizardry” — from the Dresden Files RPG, published by Evil Hat
Harry teaches a group of young Wardens his procedure for dealing with supernatural nasties.

“Even Hand” — originally from Dark and Stormy Knights, edited by Pat Elrod. Reprinted in Beyond the Pale, edited by Henry Herz.
Gentleman Johnnie Marcone clashes with a rival supernatural power. Told from Marcone’s point of view.
Takes place between Turn Coat and Changes.

“B is for Bigfoot” — from Under My Hat: Tales From the Cauldron, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Republished in Working for Bigfoot.
Takes place between Fool Moon and Grave Peril.

“I Was A Teenage Bigfoot” — from Blood Lite 3: Aftertaste, edited by Kevin J. Anderson. Republished in Working for Bigfoot.
Takes place circa Dead Beat.

“Bigfoot on Campus” — from Hex Appeal, edited by P.N. Elrod. Republished in Working for Bigfoot.
Takes place between Turn Coat and Changes.

“Bombshells” — Molly-POV novella from Dangerous Women, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Duzois.
Molly teams up with Justine and Andi to thwart a Fomor plot.
Takes place between Ghost Story and Cold Days.

“Jury Duty” — short story for Unbound, edited by Shawn Speakman.
Harry endures Jury Duty.
Set after Skin Game.

“Cold Case” — short story from Shadowed Souls, edited by Jim Butcher and Kerrie Hughes.
In Molly’s first job in her new role, she teams up with Ramirez to take on a Lovecraft-esque cult.
Takes place shortly after Cold Days.

“Day One” — short story for Unfettered II, edited by Shawn Speakman.
Butters’ first mission.
Set after Skin Game.

“A Fistful of Warlocks” — short story for Straight Outta Tombstone, edited by David Boop.
Luccio takes on necromancers in the Wild West.
Set long before the events of the series.

Title:Brief Cases
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780451492128
Format Type:

About Jim Butcher

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 resi


    Brief Cases Reviews

  • Tadiana ?Night Owl?

    Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature:Magic is well and good, but bullets are often swifter.Brief Cases (just published in June 2018) is a collection of a dozen short stories set in the wor...

  • Montzalee Wittmann

    Brief Cases (The Dresden Files #15.1) by Jim Butcher is a book I requested from NetGalley and the review is voluntary. I have loved his books even before he had the TV show. I love the imagination, cr...

  • Chris Evans

    I remember a time when these nice short stories use to be fun little reads between the yearly main line books... instead of the only thing published for years.Update: Read the book The New Story "Zoo ...

  • Heather K (dentist in my spare time)

    Okay, a review... ah, screw it. I gave this compilation 5-stars even though I've heard a number of them before and some were better than others. Do you know why? Because I DID NOT want this audiobook ...

  • Lori

    I already read most of these in other collections....

  • Mogsy (MMOGC)

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/06/05/...Hard to believe it has been four years since the release of the last Dresden Files book, and sure, fans might have a little ...

  • Karl

    Contents:001 - “A Fistful of Warlocks”029 - “B Is for Bigfoot”061 - “AAAA Wizardry”085 - “I was a Teenage Bigfoot113 - “Curses” 141 - “Even Hand”169 - “Bigfoot on Campus”221 ...

  • Steven

    Thanks to Netgalley and the publisher for an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.MORE DRESDEN! FINALLY! Okay, so, I'm not going to get into how much Butcher is driving me nuts over here wit...

  • Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)

    This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.I had a great time with this book. I knew that this was going to be a book that I would need to read as soon as I saw it. I have been a f...

  • Jessica ?

    Me when I found out that a new short stories book was coming out during the downtime before Peace Talks:I'll admit, when I started reading this book I was a bit... miffed. Apprehensive. It's been a lo...