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Claude Bouchard

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I was born in Montreal, Canada, at a very young age, where I still live with my spouse, Joanne, under the watchful eye of Krystalle and Midnight, two black females of the feline persuasion. In a former life, I completed my studies at McGill University and worked in various management capacities for a handful of firms for countless years. From there, considering my extensive background in human resources and finance, it was a logical leap in my career path to stay home and write crime thrillers.

My first stab at writing was actually in 1995, the result being my first novel, "Vigilante". Two others of the same series followed by 1997 but all three remained dormant until publication in 2009. Since, besides writing
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Vigilante (Vigilante, #1)
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 881 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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The Consultant (Vigilante, #2)
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Mind Games (Vigilante, #3)
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6 Hours 42 Minutes (Vigilan...
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Discreet Activities (Vigila...
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The Homeless Killer (Vigila...
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Femme Fatale (Vigilante, #7)
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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?

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See You in Saigon - A Vigilante Series crime thriller - Book 10

Seventeen years earlier, Dennis ‘Scorpion’ Roy of the Devil’s Delight was assassinated by the infamous serial killer known as the Vigilante.

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Shortly after, the notorious biker gang allegedly went defunct though rumours amongst law enforcement officials suggested the organization continued to operate and thrive in stealth mode.

When the Devil’s Delight’s sustained existence is confirmed, the Discreet Activities team is shocked to learn
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Shalonda Williams Just stopping to say hi! Happy Holidays. Just added you to my amazon listmania. Peace

Shalonda "Treasure" Williams
Author of PurposeFull You


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

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


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 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"



Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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

Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"


Christine Hatfield Your welcome


how long have you been writing books?


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...


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


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"



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 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 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 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 by Owen  Jones
Behind The Smile


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/


Loribeth Hossein thanks :)


message 17: by Claude

Claude Bouchard Thank YOU. :)

Nisha wrote: "thanks :)"


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 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 20: by Sky

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


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 22: by Sandra

Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)


message 23: by Mariam

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