Pat Ruger is a retired detective living in Colorado. His ex-partner, Jimmy Stewart (no, not THE Jimmy Stewart), is a recurring character in the series, along with his business partners and other interesting folk.
Book #1, "For Hire"-- Pat begins his private investigation adventure with a missing person case that leads him to meet his new agency partners, a cult, the FBI, a new girlfriend, the Muslim community, and a bomb threat.
Book #2, "Caribbean Shuffle"-- Pat and Jimmy go on a cruise vacation that brings a murder investigation, pirates, a standoff with the Venezuelan Navy, and a scientist that wants to defect.
Book #3, "Native Species"-- a Native American tribal leader in Western New York is murdered and Pat's investigation with his ex-fiance from the FBI leads them to kidnapping, missing witnesses, violence and intrigue leading to tragic consequences.
Book #4, "Children's Reprise"-- the cult Pat dealt with in Book 1 returns for retribution, with fatal repercussions from the plans of the group's hidden leader.
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Book #5, "Seattle Reign"-- Pat's murder investigation takes him to the CIA & FBI, while international intrigue draws him to Seattle and unforeseen repercussions.
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Book #6, "Oblivion Highway" -- Coming soon!