Posts Tagged ‘special forces’

Kirkus Review of BLOWN

  Kirkus Reviews May 5, 2015 In Barrett’s (Breach of Power, 2013, etc.) latest thriller, a CIA operative becomes the unwitting protector of a man in Witness Security who’s targeted by a myriad of groups. Gregg Kaplan’s plan to stay off the grid in Little Rock, Arkansas, doesn’t last long. The CIA agent helps stop…

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ForeWord Review of BLOWN

Reviewed by Lynn Evarts, ForeWord Reviews April 17, 2015 Barrett simultaneously advances the plot and character development with fast action scenes and observant descriptions. “Once in, never out.” In Chuck Barrett’s first-rate thriller, Blown, this oath between Army Delta Force comrades brings peril and violence into the life of Gregg Kaplan. From the opening scene…

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Mark your calendars for the release of BLOWN!

THE BIG NEXT BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT! I know what you’re thinking…What the heck took that bald headed guy so long to come out with another book?!You know the old adage, “Can’t rush a good thing.”First, let me say thank you to all my readers and followers for making Breach of Power such a huge success. It…

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Bye Bye Blackbird—Saying Goodbye To The SR-71

The following is from an email forwarded to me from the REAL Toymaker. It’s kind of long, but if you like aviation and/or history, it’s an interesting read. In the early days of my air traffic control career, I had the pleasure to observe the Blackbird fly through our area. It was always a treat,…

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THE TOYMAKER–Unveiled

  Hello Blog Readers, As promised, here is the overview and cover for The Toymaker. But first let me give you  a few tidbits: the schedule release date for the PRINT version (tree book) of The Toymaker is February 14, 2012. That’s right, Valentine’s Day. The main reason for such a release date is that,…

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Release Announcement of THE TOYMAKER

  I am pleased to announce the upcoming release of the second Jake Pendleton thriller, THE TOYMAKER. As you know from The Savannah Project, Jake’s world was turned upside down, he shot the assassin Ian Collins in the Friars’ Chamber in Ireland, but the killer got away. Now he’s returning to the United States and…

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HOW TO TALK LIKE A SPY—PART 1

We’ve all watched movies or read books where spy terms were used. It’s commonplace. I’ve used several of these words myself, not to be cool (even though some of them sound cool) but to add an air of realism to the story. If nowhere else except in your mind. Because let’s face it, that’s where…

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