“Wolf Ruger of Dead Drive is back! Once again Carley weaves a tight tale of murder, money and sex while giving readers an up-close, behind-the-scenes look into the rarified world of Formula racing. Speed counts in this taut investigation.” — Michele Drier, award-winning author of The Kandesky Vampire Chronicles and The Amy Hobbes Mysteries
Private Investigator Wolf Ruger, returning Iraq veteran with PTSD, navigates the fast-paced world of Formula racing. Indianapolis-based HH Racing has a high-stakes technical problem the week before the last big race of the season. The race car’s telemetry malfunctions, baffling the racing team’s experts.
Wolf’s experience and instincts kick into high gear to determine if the telemetry failure and a mysterious fatality are related. Simultaneously, murders strike a mob operation involving espionage and the FBI. Wolf’s best friend Tito Rodriguez provides PTSD support, and his retired mentor Max advises him through the twists and turns of the case.
Wolf must untangle the turmoil before he becomes a victim. While juggling passionate relationships in his personal life, he remains undeterred in pursuit of answers.