Chuck Barrett is the award-winning author of the Jake Pendleton series-The Savannah Project, The Toymaker, Breach of Power, and his 2016 release, DISRUPTION, as well as his 2015 award-winning blockbuster, BLOWN, the first book in his new Gregg Kaplan series. Barrett also teaches continuing education courses at Colorado State University & Front Range Community College. Barrett is a graduate of Auburn University and a retired air traffic controller. He 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.