Edgar Award Winning Author And Crime Expert Burl Barer

Burl Barer is a Edgar Award winning author and two-time Anthony Award nominee with extensive media, advertising, marketing, and public relations experience. Garnering accolades for his creative contributions to radio, television, and print media.

Barer’s career has been highlighted in The Hollywood Reporter, London Sunday Telegraph, New York Times, USA Today, Variety, Broadcasting, Electronic Media, ABC’s Good Morning America, Investigation Discovery’s “Deadly Women,” “Scorned,” and “Snapped” on the Oxygen Network.

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Featured Book: Man Overboard The Counterfeit Resurrection Of Phil Champagne

A mind boggling blend of fraud, deception, trickery, lies and fine-prime-rib, MAN OVERBOARD was nominated BEST TRUE CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR by the World Mystery Convention, and universally praised as the most laugh-filled book in the genre’s history.

Available September 17, 2014 from WildBlue Press

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Latest Blog Posts


Oct 10th, 2016

Ken Eurell didn’t always dream of being a cop, but when the opportunity presented itself he gladly signed up with the NYPD. In the months of intense training and academic studies, Ken had a great time making new friends, but there was one aspect of the experience that meant the most to twenty-year-old Kenny Eurell. “Oh,… Read more »

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Sep 15th, 2016

Let the countdown begin…… October 25th is the official release date of BETRAYAL IN BLUE, the REAL inside story of the infamous “Cocaine Cops” of the NYPD — Mike Dowd and Ken Eurell.  There were two ways to make big bucks in the Big Apple: sell drugs, or rip off drug dealers.  They did both,… Read more »

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What People Say

review by Gregory W. Vleisides

'The Saint' - The author has captured the flavour and style of the original Leslie Charteris' novels. This novelization is far superior to the film. I recommend this to all Saint fans.

Gregory W. Vleisides