A.M. Burns


A.M. Burns started writing in high school for a way to pass the time. Over the years his writing and imagination have developed to the point where he was ready to share his stories with the world. He has a vast love of nature, and hopes that is conveyed in his writing. In his adult life he has lived in California, Colorado and Texas. He is a member of the Colorado Springs Fictions Writers Group. A lifelong love of birds, lead him to become a falconer and he currently enjoys hunting with his tiercel red-tailed hawk Zephyr. In addition to his hawk he shares his home with several dogs, a couple of cats, various rodents, a pair of horses and his loving partner.

Where to find A.M. Burns online


Yellow Sky Coven
A group of powerful mages protect Yellow Sky Texas from all kinds of paranormal and supernatural threats. Join, Tal O'Duirwood and his husband Alex Carlson as they lead the coven against creatures of the night
Blood Moon,Yellow Sky
Price: $4.99 USD.
Dark Stars of Dallas
Price: $4.99 USD.


Dark Stars of Dallas
Series: Yellow Sky Coven. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Can a mage, his dragon lover, and their friends find and stop the people who are killing witches in Dallas before there are no coven leaders left? Do they have the power to prevail against the forces striking them? Find out in the second book of the Yellow Sky Coven.
Blood and Silver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the Colorado frontier, whelping is never an easy time for werewolves, so when Bryce Crichton's alpha female, Lucille whelps, most of the pack tends to scatter except for the few needed to maintain the ranch. It's always at those inopportune times that problems arise. His prize stallion goes missing, so Bryce and ranch hand and pack member Tim take off on its trail.
Coyote's Yule
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Chance Latrans has his first Yule with the Yellow Sky Coven. He wants to get Trix something special. See what happens when he accidentally gets Raven and Coyote involved in his gift giving.
Perfect Trouble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When Connor Wildman opens a portal to another world in his closet, Ethan Samuel Peters is called in to find the young man. With his trusty werewolf partner, Dusty, at his side, Ethan enters the portal and finds himself in the realm of Fairie. The realm beyond the portal is in chaos due to Connor’s unauthorized visit.
Doctor Gnome
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Alchemy Pond, suave and powerful elven wizard, has been sent to lush, tropical Buteamore to uncover a gnomish plot devised by the diabolical Doctor Gnome. Some very beautiful forces stand between Alchemy and his goals, using their own brand of magic against him. Faced with more monsters than he could ever have imagined, the elf struggles to find answers.
Satyrday Night Fever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hudson Hollow is a satyr living in the modern world. Things are tough for mythkind as they have to protect themselves from those that want them dead. After a long dry spell Hudson decides its time for a night out on the town. Little can he imagine the trouble that awaits as he gives into his Satyrday Night Fever.
Heartsblood Fusion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Spring is in the air in Yellow Sky, Texas. Tal O'Duirwood and Alex Carlson have decided its time for their wedding, but before they can complete the preparations, a werepuma who happens to be an international terrorist comes to town. Even with the help of the Yellow Sky Coven and their allies, can the guys stop a nuclear explosion and still walk down the isle?
A Fragrant Quest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 1 review)
*Short Story* When his master, Shamus the Magnificent, needs some special incense from the Fragrance Guild, Alchemy Pond finds himself dodging angry dragons and murdering gnomes. Does the Elf have enough magic in his wand to survive a fragrant quest?
Blood Moon,Yellow Sky
Series: Yellow Sky Coven. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dragon,Tal O'duirwood, finds unexpected love when he travels to Yellow Sky, Texas to stop a vampire invasion.
The Wolf's Proposition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
A dragon is shaken to his core when a sexy werewolf shows up on his doorstep with an offer he dare not refuse.
Coyote's Pup
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Chance Latrans was just your average teenager until his family is attacked by a beast under the light of a full moon. Chance finds himself surrounded by strange and magical people as he seeks to avenge his parents and find his place in a wonderful nightmarish world he never knew existed.
The Tomb of Tomes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When an ancient magical book falls into human hands, Tal O'duirwood realizes he needs to find other treasures before they suffer similar fates. The quest is wrought with dangers. Can he and his lover Alex survive the perils of the Tomb of Tomes?
An Autumn Night Walk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A leisurely evening walk turns deadly when Tal O'duirwood senses strong magic coming from nearby. Investigating the magic, he finds an open gateway to another world. Can he get the gate closed before something devastating comes through?
Dr. Aphrodite
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In the modern world, even the Gods sometimes need counseling, they turn to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite. Spend a day as she helps other Gods and Goddesses deal with life in the modern world. She guides them in dealing with love, anger, loss and fear. All while enjoying a hot mocha.
Gods on Patrol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Hercules now works for Divinity Enforcement, a special crimes unit that helps keep the Gods under control, and their antics out of the press. Ride with Hercules and Perseus as they respond to various calls on a night of Gods on Patrol.
Jewelry Jinx
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
When someone is stealing from the magical community, the call goes out to the E.S. Peters agency to find the thief. Tiffany enlist the aid of witch spirit Magee Reyes to track down the villain and get the goods back.
Belly of the Beast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a child is taken from her bed in the middle of the night, Ethan Samuel Peters, and his werewolf partner Dusty do everything in their power to find her, even if it means entering the belly of the beast.
Goddess 9 to 5
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A comedic look into the modern life of Diana, Goddess of the Hunt, as she spends time working for "Higher Power" the call center that all the Gods now use as first contact with their worshipers.
Into the Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
A quiet afternoon of photography in the mountains for Jamie Thatcher is interrupted when a forest fire erupts near him. Remembering that there's a youth camp where the heart of the fire rages, Jamie rushes in knowing that his dual nature as a werebear will help him save lives.
Perfect Love
Price: Free! Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
(3.40 from 5 reviews)
When a leader of the local Wiccan community is found dead of an apparent overdose, her husband turns to E.S. Peters to find the real answers. With the help of his werewolf partner, Dusty, E.S. Peters seeks the truth as more witches die in mysterious and seemingly-unrelated ways. Will they unravel the mystery in time to save one of their own from “Perfect Love?”

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A.M. Burns' favorite authors on Smashwords

Mel Keegan
Latest book: Falconstone.
Published November 18, 2018.

Smashwords book reviews by A.M. Burns

  • Gay Teenage Werewolves on Jan. 30, 2012

    An interesting start to the story, I am curious on how it ends.
  • Dirty Zero on Feb. 11, 2012

    An interesting short tale. A good quick read with a nice little comic book twist.
  • Mongol Dawn on Feb. 16, 2012

    A very enjoyable read. A unique and interesting idea. What would Genghis Khan do with a flying yurt?