Pat Ruger: Seattle Reign
Book 5 of the Pat Ruger Mystery Series. Pat Ruger is a retired detective who now runs a private investigation firm. A local poet is killed and he decides to lend his expertise to solving the murder. His investigation brings him to the CIA and they recruit him to continue his investigation in Seattle. There he finds an international connection and has to recover his kidnapped protege before the captors take him to Asia, never to be seen again.