Re: Charting the Novel-verse
They all feature the alien characters from their respective series. So far other than Rise Like Lions, which seems to be a crossover type of thing, they've pretty much kept the stories based around the Prime Universe series. There is a IKS Gorkonish story in Shards and Shadows though.
Over the course of many encounters and many years, I have successfully developed a standard operating procedure for dealing with big, nasty monsters. Run away. Me and Monty Python.
Harry Dresden - Blood Rites (The Dresden Files #6)