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


Dec 4th, 2016

NOW AVAILABLE IN KINDLE, PAPERBACK, AND AUDIO BOOK — THE SHOCKING TRUE STORY OF MICHAEL DOWD AND KEN EURELL — THE TWO DIRTIEST COPS IN THE NYPD….. BETRAYAL IN BLUE In the late 1980s NYPD officers Ken Eurell and Mike Dowd partnered up in Brooklyn’s Seven Five Precinct. NY put them on the streets to fight… Read more »

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Betrayal in Blue: Bad Cop Worse Cop. One lies, the other swears it’s true.

Nov 17th, 2016

If one cop lies, the cop’s partner will also lie.  If one cop steals dope from a dope dealer, the partner helps sell it or use it.   No matter if you’re the bad cop or the worse cop, you don’t rat on another cop. So, riddle me this:  If you don’t rat on your… 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