David Burton has been a boat builder, sailor, and custom cabinetmaker and has traveled by thumb, motorcycle, and sailboat. Upon returning from sailing in the South Pacific, he turned to writing. His first published book was a mystery, Manmade for Murder (Write Way Publishing, 1997. Paperback, Worldwide Mysteries, 2000). It was a selection of the Detective Book Club. Hell Cop (Silver Lake Publishing, 2004), a supernatural adventure story, was his second published novel and won 3rd place at the 1998 Colorado Gold Writers Conference. The ebook version was a finalist for the EPPIE awards. Blood Justice, a vampire revenge novel, will be published by By Light Unseen Media in 2010.
He has also written screenplays, including an adaptation of his Hell Cop and Fear Killer novels. The screenplay adaptation of Hell Cop won 1st place at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference in 2002. Another screenplay, Time For Love, took 1st place at Pikes Peak in 2001. David now lives with his wife in Southern California and is working on more stories and characters that pass thorough his life and brain in both novel and screenplay form.
David Burton may be contacted at dcburtonjr [at] gmail [dot] com
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Blood on the Bayou
by David Burton
Newly awakened witch Teresa Diaz and her vampire friends Justine Croft and Simone Gireaux continue their search for Teresa's abducted daughter Antonia, fighting mercenaries, vampires and corrupt officials through Louisiana.
by David Burton
About to die during a failed attempt to kill one of the men responsible for her daughter’s death, Justine Kroft is saved by Simone Gireaux, a 350 year old vampire. Justine and Simone join forces to find and kill the self-anointed Vampire Master involved in her daughter’s death. Justine must make a choice between her daughter and the mortal man whose love for her has put his life on the block.
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