Hired Nicomo Cosca, famed soldier of fortune
Reading 13 Bullets (Laura Caxton 1) - enjoying it so far. Body count in triple figures, lots of gore, vampires that definitely don't sparkle and are not sexy. Could do with a bit more character development, but maybe that comes in the second half. Technically it's horror, but since I don't read horror because it gives me nightmares, I'm defining it as fantasy.
I feel the same - Dresden Files is one of my all-time favourite series. Codex Alera is still good, though, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Of course, Butcher has now started a new series - starts with The Aeronaut's Windlass.
Part way through the first book of Codex Alera - enjoyable so far, though not as much as Jim Butcher's other series yet.