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The Cinder Spires is set in a world “of black spires that tower for miles over a mist-shrouded surface” and follows a war between two of the Spires: Spire Albion and Spire Aurora.

It’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen meets Sherlock meets Hornblower. There are goggles and airships and steam power and bizarre crystal technology and talking cats, who are horrid little bulli...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Expected publication: 2015 by Orbit
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Grumble grumble. Given how the last 2 Dresden Files took 15 months to be released (vs. 12 or fewer months for the previous 11 books), it was already unlikely that Dresden 15 would come out this year. But now this new thing is apparently scheduled first. Cold Days is good but very unsatisfying given the dip in quality compared to past books. I don't see why it took so long...maybe writing something non-Dresden will make Butcher reinvigorated and thus bring us another great File next year? Perhaps...more
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1st book in new Cinder Spires (Steampunk series)
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1 - Expected publication: August 7th 2014

2 - Now No more dates :(

3 - Now 2015 by Orbit
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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...more
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