Chuck Barrett
AUTHOR

Chuck Barrett

Award-winning author of the Jake Pendleton series--Breach of Power, The Toymaker, The Savannah Project, and his latest 2016 release, DISRUPTION, as well as his 2015 award-winning blockbuster, BLOWN, the first book in his new Gregg Kaplan series, Chuck Barrett also speaks and conducts workshops at book festivals, book clubs, reading groups, writers conferences, and writers groups. Some of his topics include Nuts & Bolts of Self-Publishing based on his book--Publishing Unchained: An Off-Beat Guide to Independent Publishing--as well as, Blueprint for a Successful Book Launch, Getting from 'Idea' to 'Finished Manuscript,' Mysteries & Thrillers: Fact or Fiction, Has marketing Become a 4-Letter Word? and Adding the "What if" in Storytelling. In addition, Barrett will be teaching a class, The Craft of Writing Bestselling Novels, at a local Fort Collins college.

Barrett is a graduate of Auburn University and a retired air traffic controller. He also holds a Commercial Pilot Certificate, Flight Instructor Certificate, and a Dive Master rating. He enjoys fly fishing, hiking, and most things outdoors. He and his wife, DJ Steele (also an author), currently reside in Colorado.

To schedule Chuck to speak at your event, contact him directly at chuck@chuckbarrettbooks.com


Awards:
--BLOWN
2016 Writers Digest Self-Published Book Awards

--Breach of Power
Winner of the 2013 Indie Excellence Award in Political Thrillers.
Finalist in the 2013 International Book Awards Thriller/Adventure category.

--The Toymaker
Finalist in the 2013 International Book Awards Thriller/Adventure & Mystery/Suspense categories.

--The Savannah Project
Finalist in the 2011 International Book Awards Thriller/Adventure category.
Second Place in the 2011 Reviewers Choice Awards Mystery/Thriller/Suspense/Horror category.
Honorable Mention in the 2011 ForeWord Reviews Book-Of-The-Year Awards Thriller/Suspense category.


http://chuckbarrettbooks.com

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Best Sellers

    • Last Chance

    • By: Chuck Barrett
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Gregg Kaplan's partner has vanished without a word. He is inexplicably kept in the dark by his employer, the CIA, and ordered to stand down or face the consequences. Refusing to follow orders, Kaplan strikes out on his own in search of Isabella Hunt, the woman with whom he is in love....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story by a master storyteller!

    • By Wayne on 10-31-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Blown

    • By: Chuck Barrett
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Gregg Kaplan is not an ordinary man, but a man with special skills, courtesy of the United States Government....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW! Constant action and suspense.

    • By Wayne on 11-22-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Disruption

    • By: Chuck Barrett
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Former Naval Intelligence Officer turned secret operative Jake Pendleton finds himself in a pulse-pounding race to stop a cyber-terrorist from releasing a string of cyber-crimes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So Glad Jake Pendleton is back!!!!

    • By shelley on 10-26-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Savannah Project

    • Jake Pendleton Series, Book 1
    • By: Chuck Barrett
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 376
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 332

    Terrorism, duty, and personal safety collide when Jake Pendleton, an investigator for the NTSB, is called to investigate an aircraft accident in Savannah, Georgia during the St. Patrick's Day celebration....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Even Scott Brick couldn't save a story arc

    • By Andrew Pollack on 05-25-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Toymaker

    • By: Chuck Barrett
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 651
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 576
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 580

    Former NTSB Investigator Jake Pendleton faces a dilemma as the line blurs between right and wrong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By shelley on 12-25-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Breach of Power

    • By: Chuck Barrett
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 427
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 381
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 377

    A hiker finds a journal deep inside a glacier that was lost during World War II. On its frozen pages are etched the secret locations of treasures lost since the 1940s....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Now one of my New Favorite Authors

    • By shelley on 12-27-13

    Regular price: $24.95

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