Mark Butterworth

Biography

Mark Butterworth is a writer and composer living in Sacramento, California with his wife, Alanna He is 59, born in Rhode Island and hop scotched across the country through his first twenty years until he could get no further. A father with an adult daughter, Mark has had a couple dozen different jobs from machinist to forest fire fighter to furniture maker in a quest of broad experience to bring to his fiction in writing plays, novels, film scripts for over thirty years.

Mark's novels are entertaining, well written, relatively brief with memorable characters, vivid images and smart dialog. He packs meaning and profundity with rich Christian undertones into his tales going from wry to heartbreaking.

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Books

I Like The White World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ted Mason, hired by a Catholic film making company, conceives of a documentary that would explore what professional thinkers and powerful men make of Pilate's final, unanswered question to Christ: "What is Truth?" In the course of making that documentary, Ted learns much about his father, his faith, his colonial ancestors, and himself that could not have been laid open to him in any other way.
This Will Kill You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jason Cassidy, Iraq war vet, works for the Forest Service on the Klamath River, wants to write books or go back to war. He can’t figure it out. He starts off writing an action/thriller, but life takes matters out of his hands. His girlfriend reveals she’s pregnant, he suspects it’s no accident. When called to fight a fire in the Trinity Alps, he and his crew face death in harrowing circumstance.
A Man with Three Great German Shepherds . . . and 1000 troy ounces of gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Retired Navy Warrant Officer, Dan Martin, has three German Shepherds he's rescued and trained. After one of them saves a priest from a lunatic, Dan's dogs become famous, but fame attracts the IRS to come after Dan for all the gold he's saved and keeps off the books. Dan takes off for Idaho and a stirring, emotional conclusion follows.

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