Richard Burke


Richard Burke was born in London, but grew up in Oxford from the age of ten. After a short stint working as a bond trader in the city, he left finance for a career in television.

He is an award-winning producer, writer and director of science and natural history TV programmes, with credits that include the hit series 'Space' for the BBC, and Discovery's series 'Raging Planet'.

He now works part time in television and devotes the rest of his time to writing.

He lives in Somerset with his wife and son.

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By Richard Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,060. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
Dead is not forgotten. When Matthew's wife is abducted, to get her back, he must fall in with an old adversary - a mysterious and dangerous man called Monk. But Monk himself has good reason to hate Matthew. Is he helping Matthew - or is he taking his revenge?
Payback (formerly "Separate Rooms")
By Richard Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,740. Language: British English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
After Ben's brother Jake is killed in an accident, Ben is faced with the challenge of finding the millions of pounds Jake claimed to have stashed away to support his wife and disabled son. Instead of money, Ben finds a mystery. His brother was murdered. And now it looks like he will be next.
By Richard Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,190. Language: British English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
When his childhood friend Verity is found at the foot of Beachy Head, Harry can't accept that the happy go lucky girl he grew up with would try to kill herself. Haunted by memories of their childhood, and by the knowledge that what they shared is lost, Harry tries to uncover what went so horribly wrong in her life... and discovers secrets that should have lain undisturbed for ever.

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abduction    action    betrayal    childhood    financial    grudge    hostage    jail    martial arts    mystery    nostalgia    nostaligia    prison    psychological    psychological conflict    psychological thriller    regret    revenge    romantic    suspense    tai chi    taiji    thriller