A couple of years back, I wrote a media tie-in novel, set in the Pathfinder RPG universe.  I can't say it burned up the track, but it was my only attempt at a truly Cugelesque rogue's tale.  Some might find it worth looking into.

http://www.amazon.com/Pathfinder-Tales-Serpent-Hugh-Matthews/dp/1601253885/ref=pd_sim_b_11?ie=UTF8&refRID=1882A2MT21CHG949ZQFT