Personally I love the Dresden Files, because of the many awesome characters who aren't overpowered or always win. Murphy is one of the best characters in my opinion, because despite being a 'vanilla mortal' she still does her best to fight. I'm not really a 'dog person', but I think Mouse is awesome. And yes, polka will never die!
The Dresden Files was created by Jim Butcher, way back in 2000. The series is set in Chicago, narrated in first-person by Harry Dresden, a wizard and private detective. The series covers just about... more
Murphy kind of reminds me of some of the PPC agents. She has to deal with trolls, faeries (I'd say that was the Dresden 'verse version of 'Sues, personally), vampires, and things that go bump in the... more