Spotlight on “Cape Rage” by Ron Corbett

by LitStack Editor

In Cape Rage, a particularly difficult case brings undercover FBI agent Danny Barrett to the rugged landscape of the Pacific Northwest, where he is caught between a family of criminals and the psychopath who is tracking them down.

Cape Rage and author Ron Corbett

About Cape Rage

Danny Barrett is caught between a family of criminals and the psychopath who is tracking them in the latest novel of the series the New York Times calls, “Dynamite.”

The FBI has a hundred undercover agents who can work in the city, but Danny Barrett is the one they call when they need someone to investigate crimes in the wilderness.

This case is a particularly difficult one. For more than a century the Danby family have ruled as kings in their corner of the Pacific Northwest. The Feds were mostly willing to look the other way while the family smuggled everything from liquor to cigarettes across the border, but lately things have taken a darker turn.

A recent bank robbery in Seattle looks like it may have been committed by the Danbys, but there’s no way the FBI can get any locals to turn against them. Only Danny Barrett has what it takes to get inside the organization and shut them down.

But before Danny can do that he’s going to have to contend with Henry Carter, a former in-law and current psychopath. The Danbys thought they left Henry for dead in the deepest part of the woods, but he’s coming back. He’ll go to hell to get his revenge, and he’s willing to take the whole family with him.


Praise for the Danny Barrett Series

“[A] dynamite new series …. the action is perfectly paced . . . brims with heart and grit, always a winning combination.”The New York Times Book Review on The Sweet Goodbye

“From the opening line, “The first time I worked undercover, I arrested my brother,” Corbett makes Barrett a distinctive figure, nuanced enough to carry multiple sequels, and goes on to humanize even some of the bad guys, no mean feat.”Publisher’s Weekly starred review on The Sweet Goodbye

“If you crave an action-and-adventure-packed summer survival tale, this one’s for you.”Boston Globe review on The Sweet Goodbye

“One fine crime series.”—Craig Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire mystery series.

“Cape Rage is a slow-burn thriller punctuated with bursts of sudden violence, fortified by sharply-drawn portrayals and a great sense of place. Ron Corbett is the real deal.”—C.J. Box, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Storm Watch

“In Cape Rage, Ron Corbett’s literary talents are superbly showcased, with vivid, compelling characters in a richly imagined outdoor setting, crisp, exciting action, and attitude to burn. Danny Barrett is a perfect series hero, both accessible and mysterious. I eagerly await his next adventure!”—Nick Petrie, bestselling author of the Peter Ash series

“With shades of John D. MacDonald and Dashiell Hammett, Cape Rage gives us a relatable protagonist and richly drawn villains in a rollicking Noir tale set in the Pacific Northwest. Ron Corbett is fantastic!”—Marc Cameron, New York Times bestselling author of Breakneck


About Ron Corbett Author of Cape Rage

Cape Rage

Ron Corbett is a writer, journalist, broadcaster, and cofounder of Ottawa Press and Publishing.  A lifelong resident of Ottawa, Ron’s writing has won numerous awards, including two National Newspaper Awards. He has been a full-time columnist with both the Ottawa Citizen and the Ottawa Sun. He is the author of seven nonfiction books, including Canadian bestseller The Last Guide and the critically acclaimed First Soldiers Down, about Canada’s military deployment to Afghanistan. The first book in his Frank Yakabuski Mysteries was nominated for the Best Paperback Original Edgar® Award.

You can find and follow Ron Corbett on his website, on Facebook, and X (formerly Twitter).

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