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Breach of Power
     

Breach of Power

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by Chuck Barrett
 

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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. But something more ominous is scribed in the journal, something that threatens the Presidency of the United States.

Jake Pendleton and his new partner, Francesca Catanzaro, work for an "off the

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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. But something more ominous is scribed in the journal, something that threatens the Presidency of the United States.

Jake Pendleton and his new partner, Francesca Catanzaro, work for an "off the books" intelligence firm and are summoned to the White House where they are instructed to locate and acquire the book. Jake soon realizes there are others on a quest to find it as well.

Others who will kill to get to it first.

Editorial Reviews

Terrence Traut
The story of Breach of Power begins 70 years ago in Bavaria when a mysterious chase ends tragically for one man ... and opens up a modern-day thriller that takes us breathlessly throughout the United States trying to solve a series of bizarre grave robberies. Along the way we encounter shady politicians, a president with [redacted], good guys with bad toys, and bad guys (and girls) who [redacted].
Amazon Review - Terrence Traut
The story of Breach of Power begins 70 years ago in Bavaria when a mysterious chase ends tragically for one man ... and opens up a modern-day thriller that takes us breathlessly throughout the United States trying to solve a series of bizarre grave robberies. Along the way we encounter shady politicians, a president with [redacted], good guys with bad toys, and bad guys (and girls) who [redacted].
Lee Scott
"Breach of Power," has Jake and his partner Francesca Catanzaro settled in with an "off the books" private intelligence firm and the President of the United States needs their help.

"Breach of Power" opens the superlatives spigot. Its plot is as fast and solid as anything on the market. The good guys have all the right stuff and the bad guys will bring nightmares...it's guaranteed you will lose sleep with this one.
Florida Times Union - Lee Scott
"Breach of Power," has Jake and his partner Francesca Catanzaro settled in with an "off the books" private intelligence firm and the President of the United States needs their help.

"Breach of Power" opens the superlatives spigot. Its plot is as fast and solid as anything on the market. The good guys have all the right stuff and the bad guys will bring nightmares...it's guaranteed you will lose sleep with this one.
Dean Miller
Chuck Barrett has surpassed the thrilling twists and turns of "The Toymaker" with his latest Jake Pendleton saga "Breach of Power." Starting with a discovery made in an European glacier, the story crosses international boundaries that points directly to the White House. Pendleton must decipher who's involved, what connections are behind the forces that threaten not only his life, but that of the highest office in the US.

Mr. Barrett's depth of research is evident throughout the novel an
Amazon Review - Dean Miller
Chuck Barrett has surpassed the thrilling twists and turns of "The Toymaker" with his latest Jake Pendleton saga "Breach of Power." Starting with a discovery made in an European glacier, the story crosses international boundaries that points directly to the White House. Pendleton must decipher who's involved, what connections are behind the forces that threaten not only his life, but that of the highest office in the US.

Mr. Barrett's depth of research is evident throughout the novel an

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016327693
Publisher:
Switchback Press
Publication date:
03/14/2013
Series:
Jake Pendleton series , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
251,932
File size:
419 KB

Meet the Author

Chuck Barrett, bestselling author of The Toymaker, is a Florida native, a graduate of Auburn University, a retired air traffic controller with over 26 years experience, and veteran commercial pilot and flight instructor spanning over three decades of flight experience. In his flying career, he flew mostly air ambulance with the occasional charter and business flights thrown in the mix.

Barrett’s first writing experience was drafting labor agreements. He started writing fiction in 1998 in his spare time. His first novel, The Savannah Project, was released in March 2010. This thriller interweaves his aviation expertise, a long-held passion for writing and a keen sense of suspense. In 2011, The Savannah Project became an award-winning novel, winning awards in ForeWordReviews Book of the Year Award, International Book Awards, and Reader View’s Reviewer’s Choice Awards.

He currently resides in Northeast Florida with his wife, Debi.

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Breach of Power 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fast paced and good.
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Great thriller
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Good mystery. Surprising ending.
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