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Welcome to the official website of P.I. bad boy Mike Roth and his creator, Byron Bales. Many of Mike Roth adventures, while fictional are based on composites of events from actual assignments handled around the globe, and in every Mike Roth thriller, a different geographical settings serves as the field of action.

Experience gained in over 50 years as an investigator is often seen as incidental briefs and side stories in his novels. In each story, investigative tactics and approaches appear for authenticity, and the reader is never left in the dark as to how something was accomplished. Developed or informative details and approaches can be discussed by emailing Reader's questions are welcome and some will be posted in the Byron Bales BLOG.