About Chuck Barrett

Award-winning author of the Jake Pendleton series—The Savannah Project, The Toymaker, Breach of Power, and DISRUPTION, as well as his 2015 award-winning blockbuster, BLOWNthe first book in his new Gregg Kaplan series. The second in the Kaplan series, Last Chance, was released in October 2018.

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Last Chance - Chuck Barrett

About Last Chance

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 he is in love with.

Following a tip that led him across the country to a small town in Wyoming, he finds himself in trouble once again when two of the town’s bullies assault a young Native American woman. This time it lands him behind bars. Kaplan quickly learns that the men he just put in the hospital are the sons of a wealthy and politically connected land baron.

News Flash

ALERT! LAST CHANCE won Finalist in the 2019 International Book Awards Thriller/Adventure category.

The Savannah Project eBooks are FREE! Download your copy here…look inside for the BONUS and learn how to get even more free downloads.

The Jake Pendleton series, (narrated by Scott Brick) and the Gregg Kaplan series, (narrated by Marc Vietor) are available in audiobook on Audible—Click here for details.


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October 12 — Novel in a Day - Part I
October 19 — Novel in a Day - Part II
October 26 — Novel in a Day - Part III

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Chuck's Blog

It’s all about beginnings—The Savannah Project

I started my first book, The Savannah Project, all the way back in 1998 when I first started writing. Of course, back then, there were a multitude of possible working titles until about 2008, when I finally settled on the title. 2008, you ask? Yep, it took twelve years and several rewrites to reach a…

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Friends and Readers: LET’S MAKE A DEAL! For many of you out there, you’ll remember Monty Hall made that line famous with his game show of the same name. As we approach the end of summer, I’m making you a deal. Behind curtain #1—All (but one) of my trade paperback (print) books have been reduced…

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Characters Speak For Themselves

Let characters be true to themselves! I’ve been writing novels now for a little over 20 years, albeit the early years were more a learning curve than anything else. My first thriller, The Savannah Project, was published in 2010 and I’ve had 6 more works of fiction published since then (one a short mystery) and…

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