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Coming February 6th: Reap The Wind

Would you drive from Houston to Cincinnati in a rented Lincoln Town Car in the midst of the worst hurricane of the century to be with your girlfriend who is giving birth to your baby?


Josh Goldberg does.

“Strange Fire is complex and intelligent, deftly plotted and character rich.  As a bonus, it’s also like a college course in fracking and the moral and technical issues surrounding fossil fuel extraction; as such, it couldn’t be more timely.  Joel Burcat has a winner with this one.”

-John Lescroart, NY Times best-selling author of The 13th Juror.

“Burcat writes with an insider’s edge about a dangerous battle over fracking. Strange Fire is a dark, suspenseful read that ranges from the gas fields to the courtroom, all handled with gritty style. A treat for thriller fans.”

-William Landay, NY Times best-selling author of Defending Jacob.

“A superb cast spearheads the story of an incendiary social and environmental issue.”

-Kirkus Reviews

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“Writers like Burcat demonstrate that “within the densest fog and darkest black, you can find clarity and color if your imagination is 20-20”

-Frank Bruni

“With excellent handling of dialogue, description, characterization, and plot, Drink to Every Beast is Quite a feast and a wonderful debut novel.”

-Viga Boland

“DRINK TO EVERY BEAST Provides a great look into an uncommon thriller subject.”

-Keshana Hanson

“…a fast-paced environmental legal thriller with smart, engaging characters and a level of complexity that serious readers of the genre will undoubtedly enjoy.”

– Jeff Gunhus

“Joel deserves all the 5-star reviews and then some. His writing is exciting yet sophisticated enough that he knows how to keep readers turning pages. Highly recommended!”

-John Ellsworth

“Amid Rage is a smart thriller with a tight and twisty plot that keeps the story moving at warp speed. I couldn’t put it down.”

-Robert Bailey

Joel Burcat’s “writing is tight and clean…Gritty, tough, poignant. AMID RAGE tells a good story in a way every thriller aficionado will appreciate. Well done.”

-Steve Berry