Interview with Trevor Burton

What's the story behind your latest book?
In 2012, against the backdrop of the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic Games a group of young men are being prepared to form an Islamist terrorist cell.
On a break to the British Museum London, a plea for help from a young woman, embroils the Gent in their terrorist plot. A frantic search in London ensues, to discover the terrorist’s hideout and what the target is.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The March of Time. I couldn't wait for ever to find an agent an publisher. My next book Twisted Roots is in the editing process and will be available on Smashwords soon.
What are you working on next?
There is another book in progress, featuring the Gent, about an American visiting the UK to search for his roots, only to find that he has been cheated out of his rightful Inheritance. I will be writing a sequel to Countdown to Terror next year.
Who are your favorite authors?
James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, Harlan Coben, John Grisham, Michael Connelly.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
My wife and I have 4 children and three grandchildren. We spend time at our apartment in the Western Algarve, Portugal. Sports include, Golf, Running, cycling, swimming.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
It was about eight years ago, for my eldest granddaughter, about "shush" it might be out next year, needs editing and a good illustrator
What is your writing process?
Try to sit down and write something every day, usually morning, currently marketing and social media is getting in the way.
How do you approach cover design?
Get someone else to do it
What do you read for pleasure?
Detective Fiction
Describe your desk
Chaotic, but I know where everything is!
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle Fire. Paperback
Published 2014-08-27.
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