author of environmental
legal thrillers


Joel Burcat is the author of environmental legal thrillers, speculative thrillers, and imaginative stories about everything from beer to murder. Read More.

PRAISE for Amid Rage

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 is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of the Cotton Malone novels and several works of short fiction. He has 25 million books in print, translated into 40 languages.

“Loved it…In AMID RAGE a dispute over a mining permit leads to a rage-fueled conflict every bit as dark and dangerous as the deepest mine. Thriller fans will love this story.”

-DP Lyle, award-winning author of the Jake Longly and Cain/Harper thriller series.

“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, bestselling author of the McMurtrie & Drake Legal Thrillers series and Legacy of Lies.

“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, a former trial lawyer, he is a writer of thrillers and historical fiction, with millions of copies sold. He holds titles such as USA Today bestseller, Amazon Bestseller and Featured Author, as well as Kindle All-Star.

PRAISE for Drink to Every Beast

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, New York Times

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

-Viga Boland, Readers’ Favorite

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

-Keshana Hanson, Reviewing the Evidence

“Burcat packs his story with enthralling subplots and characters.”

-Kirkus Reviews

“…A fast-paced and compelling story.”

– DP Lyle, MD, award-winning author of the Jake Longly and Cain/Harper thriller series

“…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, USA TODAY bestselling author 

“…a spine-tingling thriller that will make you want more.”

– Don Helin, award-winning author of Devil’s Den and Secret Assault

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