Leo Waterman is the protagonist in a series of crime fiction/mystery novels by American novelist G.M. Ford. Leo is a middle-aged private eye based out of Seattle. He’s described as intelligent, but a smart ass, grumpy and he wears his heart on his sleeve.


G.M. Ford is an American novelist of crime fiction and thriller novels. Before he became a published author, Ford worked as a creative writing teacher. His series characters include Leo Waterman and Frank Corso – each series with a distinct writing style.