Brett Battles is an American author from Los Angeles, California.
Brett Battles' first novel, The Cleaner (2007), introduced recurring character Jonathan Quinn, freelance intelligence operative. "The Cleaner" was nominated for the Barry Award for Best Thriller.
His second novel, The Deceived (2008), won the Barry Award for Best Thriller.
His third novel, Shadow of Betrayal, continues the adventures of freelance operative and "cleaner" Jonathan Quinn. Shadow of Betrayal was published in the United Kingdom under the title The Unwanted (Preface Publishing, 2009).
This fourth novel, The Silenced, was released by Dell in 2011.
|1||The Cleaner||Delacorte Press||2007||978-0-44-024370-0|
|2||The Deceived||Delacorte Press||2008||978-0-38-534157-8|
|3||The Unwanted||Delacorte Press||2009||978-0-38-534158-5|
|4||The Silenced||Dell Publishing||2011||978-0-44-024567-4|
|5||The Destroyed||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2012||978-1-47-763551-3|
|6||The Collected||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2012||978-1-48-005538-4|
|7||The Enraged||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2013||978-1-49-055702-1|
|8||The Discarded||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2014||978-1-49-732447-3|
|9||The Buried||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2015||978-1-50-874694-2|
|10||The Unleashed||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2016||978-1-53-031430-0|
|11||The Aggrieved||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2017||978-1-54-673146-7|
|12||The Fractured||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2018||978-1-72-030827-0|
|13||The Damaged||Independently Published||2019||978-1-07-750454-7|
|14||The Unknown||Independently Published||2020||978-1-65-387835-2|
|15||The Vanished||Independently Published||2020||979-8-57-559949-4|
Note: In the US, The Unwanted was sold under the title Shadow of Betrayal.
|1||Little Girl Gone||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2011||978-1-46-118928-2|
|2||Every Precious Thing||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2011||978-1-46-806402-5|
|1||Sick||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2012||978-1-46-118926-8|
|2||Exit 9||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2012||978-1-47-500956-9|
|3||Pale Horse||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2012||978-1-47-760883-8|
|4||Ashes||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2012||978-1-48-115833-6|
|5||Eden Rising||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2013||978-1-49-288995-3|
|6||Dream Sky||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2014||978-1-49-475305-4|
|7||Down||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2014||978-1-50-336680-0|
|3||Survivor||Createspace Independent Publishing Platform||2017||978-1-54-313151-2|
|1||Night Man||Independently Published||2019||978-1-79-655055-9|
|The Pull of Gravity||Amazon Digital Services, Inc.||2011||B005H1O4DG|
|No Return||Preface Publishing||2012||978-1-84-809290-7|
|Mine||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform||2016||978-1-53-506715-7|
July 10, 2011– Becoming Quinn (A Jonathan Quinn Novel): A prequel to the series
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