icon caret-left icon caret-right instagram pinterest linkedin facebook twitter goodreads question-circle facebook circle twitter circle linkedin circle instagram circle goodreads circle pinterest circle


"Chuck Hustmyre understands the grittiness of the streets, and his characters come to life with an authenticity that grabs you."

—Kevin M. Sullivan, author of THE BUNDY MURDERS.

Chuck Hustmyre spent 22 years in law enforcement and retired as a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). During his career he specialized in violent crime, narcotics, and fugitive investigations.


Chuck wrote the Momentum Pictures action film DISTURBING THE PEACE, starring Guy Pearce, and the Lionsgate films HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN, starring Dave Bautista, and END OF A GUN, starring Steven Seagal. 


He is also the bestselling author of five novels and two nonfiction books.


Chuck spent several years working as a freelance journalist, during which he wrote more than 700 newspaper and magazine articles.


He has been a frequent guest on television programs and has appeared on the Fox News Channel, the E! Network, Investigation Discovery, and the Oxygen Network.


Chuck Hustmyre lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife, Kristie, and has two great kids (now grown), Katherine and Todd. He also recently became a grandfather.


He likes Glocks and Airstreams, and has several of the former and one of the latter.