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BLOWN—Gregg Kaplan series, Book 1

Waaaay back in the beginning as I was in the editing phase my first book, The Savannah Project, I told my editors that my plan, after two Jake books, was to start a spinoff series with Gregg Kaplan. The main reason was that Kaplan was such a strong character, I felt he deserved a series…

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DISRUPTION—Jake Pendleton. Book 4

The fourth book in the Jake Pendleton series, DISRUPTION, my most recent and was my most difficult book to write. The information pertaining to the subject matter was so complex that, at times, I came close to throwing in the towel. But, the result, has earned enormous praise from the publishing industry’s major review houses.…

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BREACH OF POWER—The saga continues!

The third book in the Jake Pendleton series, Breach of Power, is a slight departure from the first two in the series in that it involves a lost treasure hunt of sorts. I had been collecting articles of interest over an extended period that I wanted to use in a story or stories. The first…

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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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Are you an Outliner or a Pantser?

Over the years I’ve run across so many authors who say they outline, some extensively, and declare there is no other way to write a novel than to have an exhaustive outline. I’ve also run across just as many authors, very successful ones I might add, who claim that writing by the seat of the…

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The Premise Line: A great way to kick-start your novel

Every author, from  beginner to seasoned, must make that first decision: What is this story going to be about and where do I start? For some authors, I dare say most, this is their first big hurdle. Once cleared, they are on their way to writing that novel. Questions abound in the beginning. A big…

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Get the entire Jake Pendleton series for only $25.00

Everyone loves a holiday special! How’s this one? Get the entire Jake Pendleton series (personalized) in Trade paperbacks for only $25.00 plus S&H. That’s over 50% off retail price. Have them delivered anywhere in the United States. This set of 3 paperback books makes the perfect Christmas gift, so don’t delay or they won’t make…

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Win BLOWN on Audible audiobook…

Here’s your last chance to win the Audible audiobook version of my award-winning thriller, BLOWN narrated by Marc Vietor. Contest starts on November 13 (Friday the 13th) and ends December 13 at midnight. Click an option below to learn more about the giveaway. http://a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Oh no! Where did I pack my manuscript?

  If you’ve ever moved across country or any long distance for that matter, you know how easy it is to forget where you packed something. You think you know, but when you open that box, you scratch you head, swear, and think I thought I packed it in here, now which box is it…

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Advance reviews of BLOWN

Check out some of these awesome advance reviews of BLOWN by book reviewers—   “Barrett takes us on a thrill ride as we follow the twists and turns of the plot. Kaplan is an intriguing, likeable character, and it will be interesting to see what happens to him and possibly Inspector Moss in upcoming books.”…

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