Order of Jim Richards Books
Jim Richards is the protagonist in a series of mystery novels by American novelist Bob Moats. Jim Richards is a single man, unemployed and lives with his parents. He’s also recently turned 60 years old and forced to admit to himself that he is now a senior citizen. When foul play occurs around him, Jim falls into becoming an amateur sleuth, teaming up with his buddy Buck, a big biker dude. Throughout the series, Richards travels across the country, solving murders involving dominatrixes, mistresses, magic and strip clubs. He is referred to as the “senior citizen sleuth.”
Bob Moats debuted his Jim Richards character in his 2009 novel Classmate Murders. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Bob Moats’ Jim Richards books in order of when they were originally published (as well as in chronological order):
Publication Order of Jim Richards Books
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Jim Richards Murder Mysteries Synopsis: Vegas Showgirl Murders by Bob Moats is the second Jim Richards Murder Novel. Following the events of Classmate Murders, Bob, Penny, Buck and Deacon travel to Las Vegas, where Deacon’s showgirl sister was almost poisoned. Another showgirl took the poison that was likely met for her and is now dead. Jim and company must find out who poisoned the woman and get justice for her. Jim knows a lot about Vegas, having lived there, but his past also comes back to haunt him. Does Jim know the murderer personally? Will the body count go up? Regardless, Vegas will never be the same.