Another suggestion I'll make is Garrett PI by Glen Cook.
It's similar to Dresden, but whereas Dresden is a urban fantasy, Garrett is a PI working in a more traditional fantasy setting.
It's also much closer to a Noir/Hardboiled detective story.
I mostly enjoy it, with the caveat that there is no Murphy.
Most of the women are pretty shallow, one note characters.
There is a pretty egregious scene in the first book. A annoying antagonistic character takes out a heavy to give Garrett a beating.
He pays to have her spanked, then stripped.
It seems to get better over time, but it's still present.