David Burton


David Burton lives in sunny Southern California. After traveling by motorcycle through Mexico, US, Canada and Alaska; building and sailing his own boats to Mexico, Tahiti, Hawaii, and through the Panama Canal to Florida, he turned to writing.
He lives in Southern California with his wife. He mops floors and collects trash for money, writes for a living, and is an unrequited sailor.

The second in the Blood Justice vampire series, Blood on the Water, is awaiting a pub date from the publisher - By Light Unseen Media.

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Down Home
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Earth is overrun by Sunvamps, vampires that can walk in the sun, 5 vampires and 106 mortals escape to an unfinished space station. There, 400 year-old vampire Simone Gireaux must find a murderer, but more importantly, find a notebook describing a weapon that will allow all of them to return Down Home to Earth.
Saved by Death
Series: Ancient Mariners Story, Story 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Taking a break from Death's mission of revenge, Beth and Silas help deliver supplies into Borneo's mysterious and deadly interior. Pirates on the run and a mythological beast offer them little respite. Though Death guides them, they must be alive to complete his journey.
Passion Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,040. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
PI Jim Trust needs to find who put a 38 slug in a famous porn star's head. He lives in Passion Street, a glitzy, seamy neighborhood littered with xxx theaters, strip joints, seedy hotels, jazz clubs and the best restaurants in town. Framed for murder and on the run with a stripper he's falling for, Trust looks into the Diviners of God and discovers that the family ties that bind can be deadly.
Found and Lost
Series: Ancient Mariners Story, Story 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Guided by Death to a beautiful Great Barrier Reef lagoon, Beth waits aboard their sailboat Montegar for her crewmate Silas to return. There, she almost falls in love, saves a life, finds a life, loses a life and discovers Death's mission for her and Silas.
First Kill
Series: Ancient Mariners Story, Story 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
"I thought we were spared for the events fourteen days after my sixteenth birthday. When I killed my first man." - Beth, 16. Beth and Silas enjoy a beautiful tropical night aboard some new friends' yacht. Until it goes bad and Beth has no choice but to make her - First Kill.
Series: Ancient Mariners Story, Story 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Beth, 14, and Silas, 42, have lost their families to violence. Now, sailing together, they have found a home and a new family in Mexico. But Death has other plans for them - This is the first step on a journey to revenge that will set them free.
Young Blood
Series: An Accidental Vampire, Story 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In 1648 France, the young blood vampire Simone Gireaux wants only to quietly learn to live among mortals. But, by witnessing the murder of a Duchesse before she reaches the mountain town of Noir Montagne, she finds her learning curve quicker and more dangerous than she was prepared for. A 29,000 word novella.
Programed For Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,490. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A young scientist figures out how to connect DNA to silicone computers to create true artificial intelligence. A discovery worth billions. Then he's murdered and his notes disappear. As good guys and bad guys seem to switch roles, ex-PI Tommy Case, who only wants to sail off to the S. Pacific, must untangle them. All at the cost of loved ones and his dreams.
Hell Cop - Bundle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 195,430. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hell Cop, The Golden Palace, and the novelette Sneaker, follow the adventures of Hell Cops Getter and Sneaker as they descend into Hell to retrieve souls sent down by Purgatorial error and deliver them to Heaven Gate. They also must avoid capture by Mephisto, Chief of Helland Security, who is building an army of souls to take over Hell from Satan.
New Blood - An Accidental Vampire Story
Series: An Accidental Vampire, Story 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In 1648 France a few weeks after Simone Gireaux accidentally becomes a vampire she is headed for the bright town on the lake where she hopes to learn how to survive among mortals. But screams in the forest lead her to a small settlement taken captive by a vampire and his mortal minions. This revised edition of New Blood (12,300 words) is the sequel to the short story An Accidental Vampire.
Series: Hell Cop, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When Sneaker's friend Slip is trapped in Hell while retrieving a soul sent down by mistake, she rushes to her aid, at the risk of her own soul being trapped in Hell forever. A good friend could do no less. Sneaker is a Hell Cop. She works with Getter from the Hell Cop books, Hell Cop, and The Golden Palace. In this 17,300 word novelette, she's on her own.
An Accidental Vampire
Series: An Accidental Vampire, Story 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In 1650 Simone Gireaux was accidentally turned into a Vampire. She had no one to teach her how to be a vamp. Yet she survived and thrived. This is the beginning of Simone Gireaux's accidental second Life.
Mapping the Glades
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Mapping the Glade’s is a thriller set in the Everglades. Harrison Park is an ex-DEA agent and now a successful writer who has lived in seclusion for 3 years since the suspicious death of his wife. Trouble arrives with his step-son, Pauly, who Harrison believes was involved in his wife's death. With Pauly is his girlfriend, Tracy, who has stolen money from a California gangster, Raul Geoshay.
The Golden Palace
Series: Hell Cop, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,950. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The exciting sequel to Hell Cop, The Golden Palace follows Getter and Sneaker, and the Scottish soul Gregory, on another adventure in Hell as they make their way to the Golden Palace to warn Satan that his Chief of Helland Security, Mephisto, is producing a secret army to take over Hell. As usual, Getter makes new friends and enemies. Sneaker, too, makes a new friend as Satan saves her life.
Hell Cop
Series: Hell Cop, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,190. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Getter is a Hell Cop, hired to go into Hell and retrieve the soul of a 10 year-old girl sent down by purgatorial error. With Sneaker, a female Hell Cop, and various friends, both soul and demon, he only wants to retrieve the girl's soul and go home. But, whispers of prophecy tell of a war for control of Hell and that Getter will be important to Hell's destiny. Getter wants no part of any prophecy.
Fear Killer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A timid, abused, young woman manages to kill an attacker in her home. Before he dies she sees his fear. Never having made anybody afraid before she wants to do it again, and again, and again. Detective Martha Newton of the Ft Collins, CO. police does not want to believe that the timorous Emily Perrit is capable of such brutal murders of men. But she has to follow her instincts. Or does she?

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