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Jim Butcher is the author of the Codex Alera series. He is married to Shannon K. Butcher, a successful romance novelist. He is best known for writing The Dresden Files, another fantasy series that has been on the New York Times Bestseller list, and which was turned into a television show. He is mostly inspired by The Lord of the Rings series, which his sisters introduced him to when he was sick with strep throat as a child.