Rat City

Rat City

by Curt Colbert


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Who is Big Ed and who does he want detective Jake Rossiter pushing up daisies? To find out, Rossiter—with the help of his able-bodied girl Friday, Miss Jenkins—digs through layers of vice & violence in Seattle’s seamy underbelly, and he uncovers a case of corruption & prejudice that pits him one-to-one with hysterical dames, out-of-town muscle & the entire Rat City police force.

2001 Shamus Award Nominee for "Best First P.I. Novel"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983571407
Publisher: Waverly Fitzgerald
Publication date: 11/29/2014
Series: A Jake Rossiter & Miss Jenkins Mystery , #1
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

A Seattle native, Curt Colbert served in Vietnam and has worked as an actor/director, as well as a consultant in the food industry. He is a poet who regularly reads in the greater Seattle area, loves to fish, and has an abiding interest in the study of history. He enjoys boxing, a good cigar, and the occasional tussle with his bob-tailed cat, Al. He lives with his wife Stephanie in Mountlake Terrace.

Curt has also written a series of humorous mysteries with Waverly Fitzgerald, under the pen name of Waverly Curtis. The first in the series, Dial C for Chihuahua, was published by Kensington in October 2012, followed by Chihuahua Confidential and The Big Chihuahua in 2013, and A Chihuahua in Every Stocking and The Chihuahua Always Sniffs Twice in 2014. The Silence of the Chihuahuas has a publication date of October 2015.
Rat City is the first in a series of detective novels featuring Jake Rossiter and Miss Jenkins. Their adventures continue in Sayonaraville and Queer Street

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