The Presidential Agent series is W.E.B. Griffin‘s first new series in more than a decade. Unlike many of his series, the Presidential Agent series is set in present-day and it focuses it on contemporary counterterrorism (post-9/11). As of The Outlaws, the series is being co-authored with Griffin’s son William E. Butterworth IV.

The series begun in 2005 with By Order of the President. It’s continued with a new book every year and has quickly proven to be one of Griffin’s most popular series. Below is the order of the Presidential Agent series by when the books were published:

Publication Order of Presidential Agent Books


By Order of the President(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hostage(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hunters(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shooters(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Ops(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Outlaws(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Covert Warriors(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hazardous Duty(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Presidential Agent series has been co-authored by William E. Butterworth IV starting with The Outlaws.

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Presidential Agent Synopsis: By Order of the President is the first book of W.E.B. Griffin’s Presidential Agent series. Somalian terrorists have hijacked a jet and it seems as if they are planning on turning it into a bomb to attack the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.

The Hostage is the second book of the Presidential Agent novel series. Charley Castillo is baffled by the murder of an American diplomat in Argentina. To make matters worse, his wife has been kidnapped and Secret Service agents are being attacked.

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  • Southerbella

    Will there be a new book soon?

    • Brandon

      The series seems to be on a pace of about one book every other year (which would mean 2015), but that is just a guess.

  • Lady Ann

    When is the next “President Agent” book coming out? Hurry, I love this series>