Ross Carley has served as a military intelligence officer, an engineering professor, and the CTO of a defense contractor that produces computer software.

His novels feature Wolf Ruger, an Iraq vet with PTSD, who is a private investigator specializing in cybercrime. Wolf solves murders and cybercrimes, undeterred by beautiful women and organized crime.

Dead Drive (2016) is a private investigator murder mystery. Formula Murder (2017) is set in the fast-paced racing industry. Cyberkill, (2018) (in press) is a cyberthriller featuring casino hacking in Las Vegas, a cybercrime network in Chicago, and high-stakes cybermurder in Indianapolis.

Ross belongs to the Indianapolis Chapter of Sisters in Crime.