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Claude was born in Montreal, Canada, where he still resides with his spouse, Joanne as well as the rulers of the household, Krystalle and Midnight, their cats. He completed his studies in human resources, accounting and management at McGill University and worked in various management capacities in the fields of HR and finance for a handful of firms for too many years.

His first stab at writing was in 1995, the result being his first novel, Vigilante. This was subsequently followed by The Consultant (1996), Mind Games (1997), The Homeless Killer (2009) and 6 Hours 42 Minutes (2011) all part of the Barry/McCall Series born from Vigilante. He has recently completed ASYLUM (2011) which is not in the series and is currently working on Discreet Ac...more


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Vigilante
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 551 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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The Consultant
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 228 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Mind Games
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 157 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Discreet Activities
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The Homeless Killer
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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ASYLUM
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6 Hours 42 Minutes
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Femme Fatale
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Mind Games (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 26, 2009 06:40AM
Description: A string of sex slayings plagues Montreal and has Captain Dave McCall and his Special Homicide Task Force in a frustrated frenzy as they try to bring an end to the vicious butchery. Assisted officially by the noted psychiatrist, Doctor Samuel Bowman and unofficially by his close friend, computer genius and multi-millionaire, Chris Barry, Captain McCall works his way closer and closer to the truth, unaware that they are heading deeper into the core of deadly Mind Games.
The Consultant (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 26, 2009 06:38AM
Description: WARNING: Do not read this book until you have read Vigilante. Consider yourself warned !! Murderers,drug lords, biker gangs, kidnappers... None stand a chance against... The Consultant.
Vigilante (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 26, 2009 06:34AM
Description: Summer of 96 in Montreal and a killer known as the Vigilante is on a spree, his victims, those who engage in criminal activities. Following 16 murders in 6 months, Lieutenant Dave McCall, head of Montreal's Special Homicide Task Force is without clue or lead until an electronic message is received from the assassin himself. Failure in tracing the origin of the email leads McCall to request the assistance of CSS Inc., a security firm specializing in computer and communication networks and headed by EVP and COO, Chris Barry. As murders and emails continue, the two men join forces to bring the killer to justice. But whose justice will prevail? Theirs, or the Vigilante's?

Claude's Recent Updates

Claude Bouchard is now friends with Jason Lewis
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date: March 17, 2014 02:00PM
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description: Following the resounding success of 9 KILLER THRILLERS with over 160,000 copies sold in under five months and counting, I'm pleased to inform you of the release of 9 MORE KILLER THRILLERS!

Same kind of deal!

Nine complete thrillers from nine bestselling authors for 99 cents featuring:

JET - Russell Blake

Irretrievably Broken - Melissa F. Miller

Never Go Home - L.T. Ryan

The Critical Element - John L. Betcher

The Dark Path - Luke Romyn

Thirteen to None - Claude Bouchard

The Devil's Cauldron - Michael Wall...more

"Always a pleasure, my dear Leigh. Have a great weekend. :)

TaenneLeigh wrote: "This is hilarious! Thanks for the awesome laughter!!"
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ASYLUM by Claude Bouchard
" Forgive me for writing a review so long after I finished this book--shame on me because I loved it!
I was already a fan of Claude Bouchard and this little "Vacation" of a book turned out to be thrill right that started out so...family oriented. But... " Read more of this review »
"Sweet! Thanks, Leigh. :)

TaenneLeigh wrote: "Thank you, Claude!! I got it! :D
I'm looking forward to reading it and possibly trying a recipe or two."
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"Thanks, Peter! :)

Peter wrote: "If you're an Indie Author, this bundle will fascinate you. Claude is a stunning author and Blake is a master of his gam...more
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"Thanks, Jeannie!

Jeannie wrote: "I just picked it up for my Kindle. Thanks a million."
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Just a quick word to tell you that the seven thrillers of my Vigilante series are currently reduced by anywhere from 43% to a whopping 67% at Amazon, Apple, Kobo and Smashwords!

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Just a quick word to tell you that the seven thrillers of my Vigilante series are currently reduced by anywhere from 43% to a whopping 67% at Amazon, Apple, Kobo and Smashwords!

Vigilante, book 1 of the series is only 99 cents and books 2 through 7 on...more
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message 23: by Mariam

Mariam Cheshire Celebrating my 86th birthday with FREE DAY for Kindle e-book The Alternate Safe World of Sanctuary. August 11th, one day only – google Mariam Cheshire or http://goo.gl/DvCsp


message 22: by Sandra

Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)


message 21: by Claude

Claude Bouchard Thank YOU,Sky! :)

i>Sky *A Booknatic* wrote: "Thank you for the add! Looking forward to reading one of these fabulous novels =)"


message 20: by Sky

Sky Thank you for the add! Looking forward to reading one of these fabulous novels =)


message 19: by Claude

Claude Bouchard Why, thank you, C.J.! :)

C.J. wrote: "C.J. Heck C.J. Heck

Hello Claude,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes!

My warmest regards,
CJ"



message 18: by C.J.

C.J. Heck C.J. Heck C.J. Heck

Hello Claude,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes!

My warmest regards,
CJ


message 17: by Claude

Claude Bouchard Thank YOU. :)

Nisha wrote: "thanks :)"


message 16: by Nisha

Nisha Pandey thanks :)


message 15: by Marc

Marc Schiller Just published my first non-fiction book "Pain and Gain - The Untold True Story". I invite everyone to read it.

http://www.painandgainbook.com/


message 14: by Owen

Owen Jones Hello Claude,

I hope you're well.

Thank's for accepting my request of friendship.

Regards,
Owen
Behind The Smile
Behind The Smile


message 13: by Ivan

Ivan Stoikov - Allan Bard Hi, my friend! Thanks for Thanksgiving gift and the add here too! Will be glad to share some recommendations, advices, etc in the future! Best wishes! Keep up the good work! Let the wonderful noise of the sea always sounds in your ears! (a greeting of the water dragons' hunters - my Tale Of The Rock Pieces).


message 12: by Claude

Claude Bouchard Thanks to you as well, Tom. Good luck with the book! :)

Tom wrote: "THANKS CLAUDE FOR FRIENDVITE! Was swamped yesterday with print debut of my 1st book, ADVERSITY BUILDS CHARACTER - http://bookstore.iuniverse.com/Produc......"


message 11: by Tom

Tom Ufert THANKS CLAUDE FOR FRIENDVITE! Was swamped yesterday with print debut of my 1st book, ADVERSITY BUILDS CHARACTER - http://bookstore.iuniverse.com/Produc...
Look forward to our growing friendship.


message 10: by Claude

Claude Bouchard Thanks to you as well, Melanie. :)

Melanie (aka Serial Reader) wrote: "Claude, thanks for the Goodreads friendship!
Melanie (aka Serial Reader) O'Donnell"



Melanie (aka Serial Reader) Claude, thanks for the Goodreads friendship!
Melanie (aka Serial Reader) O'Donnell


Carole Hi CeeBee,
Carole is inviting you to join in her 4 book Give Away of FLASH HARRY – crime fiction set in Australia and Bangkok. You can enter here: http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...


Christine Hatfield Your welcome


how long have you been writing books?


Claude Bouchard My pleasure, Christine. Thanks for inviting me. :)

Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


Claude Bouchard Hi, Douglas, I hear you with the TBR pile on the Kindle. So much to read, so little time. Have a good one! :)

Douglas wrote: "Thanks for friending me on Goodreads. Your book is ON my Kindle... with all my Tweeter family the list gets overwhelming... but, I will get to it! Can't wait!
Douglas"



Douglas Wickard Thanks for friending me on Goodreads. Your book is ON my Kindle... with all my Tweeter family the list gets overwhelming... but, I will get to it! Can't wait!
Douglas


Claude Bouchard Words I love to hear, or read, Peggy! Thank you and have a marvelous weekend! :)

Peggy wrote: "Still enjoying your books, Claude."


Shalonda Williams Just stopping to say hi! Happy Holidays. Just added you to my amazon listmania. Peace

Shalonda "Treasure" Williams
Author of PurposeFull You


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