William Thornton

Biography

East Alabama reporter for the Alabama Media Group and al.com. Southern Baptist Sunday School teacher. 1995 graduate of the University of Alabama with degree in journalism. Married father of one daughter. I narrowly missed the 1996 Olympic Park Bombing by 30 minutes.

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Videos

The Uncanny Valley
As a child, the future actor Newman Self first encounters the image of Buck Trapp - the actor whom he will later recreate through computer animation.

Books

Brilliant Disguises
By William Thornton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction
Cameron Leon is a gifted mimic - so gifted he's fooled everyone around him into believing he is a dedicated Christian, a family man, a tireless worker for the Forster Foundation. But he can't keep this up forever, and as events tumble out of his control, he finds he isn't the only one putting on an act. Perhaps he'll eventually discover just Who he's been imitating...
The Uncanny Valley
By William Thornton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction
The iconic film actor Buck Trapp was murdered at the height of his fame in the 1950s. But now a studio wants to make a sequel to Buck’s best loved film, superimposing his face over another actor’s - Newman Self. But will Newman follow the same path to destruction?

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