Diane Burton


Diane Burton combines her love of mystery, adventure, science fiction and romance into writing romantic fiction. Besides writing science fiction romance, she writes romantic suspense, and cozy mysteries. Diane and her husband live in West Michigan. They have two children and five grandchildren.

For more info and excerpts from her books, visit Diane’s website: http://www.dianeburton.com

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One Red Shoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2018 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Daria left Iowa for a writers’ conference in NYC, she didn’t plan to return with a wounded spy. Gathering intel vital to U.S. security, Sam steals digital files from a Russian Mafia kingpin, but no matter how he covers his tracks, the kingpin’s assassins find him. Sam and Daria flee cross country, the assassins hot on their trail. Note: Originally published in 2013. Revised and updated.
Romance Rekindled
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,720. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Abby Ten Eyck likes her life the way it is. She runs a successful business, has a well-adjusted teenage daughter, and has managed to keep men at bay since her divorce fifteen years ago. Just before Christmas, she’s hit with change. Her mother decides to sell the family home. Then she’s arrested, with an unknown man. Could this new man in her mother’s life create more upheaval?
The Case of the Meddling Mama: An Alex O'Hara Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2017 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Go on an adventure with PI Alex O'Hara as she solves another case. Nick's mother has moved in with Alex, putting a crimp in Nick and Alex's romance. What's a girl to do? At least the case is an easy one.
Mission to New Earth: A Novella
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,930. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Earth’s overpopulation and dwindling resources force the United Earth Space Agency to ramp up exploration of new planets for a possible new home. As Sara Grenard and her team prepare for launch, are they ready for the one-way trip? Will they be in time?
The Case of the Fabulous Fiance: An Alex O'Hara Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Alex O’Hara can’t say no to 3 new cases. A 45-year-old boyfriend, a deadbeat dad, and a teen runaway. With no receptionist, phone and internet problems, and her own boyfriend in the wind, Alex has no idea how she’ll manage. But the question for the past three months is why did Nick disappear. Is this the end of O’Hara & Palzetti?
The Protector
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,360. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
After tavern owner Rissa Dix rescues two girls from a slave ship, she must rally the townsfolk to prevent traffickers from returning. Mining heir Dillan Rusteran has loved her for years. Little do they know that by rescuing more children they're tangling with a trafficking ring that puts Rissa in danger.
The Case of the Bygone Brother (An Alex O'Hara Novel)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Alex O’Hara finally gets a case that will give her bottom line a much needed boost. She might even be able to change her diet from ramen noodles to prime rib. All she has to do is track down a man who’s been missing for over ten years. Piece of cake . . . until an old flame arrives and a mugger roughs her up with orders to back off.
The Chameleon (An Outer Rim Novel: Book 2)
Series: Outer Rim, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Legally Blond meets Mata Hari Jileena Winslott appears to be the spoiled, bubble-headed daughter of an industrial magnate. In reality, she’s her father's smart, savvy aide, who yearns to run the family business. When her father sends her on a covert mission to the Outer Rim, she has the chance to prove herself. But he insists she take along a fake fiancé—the man she’s secretly loved for years.
Switched Resolution
Series: Switched, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,310. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Actions have consequences as Space Fleet Captain Marcus Viator and NASA reject Scott Cherella discover when they switched places. SWITCHED RESOLUTION, which wraps up the Switched series, takes the reader from Earth—where Marcus adjusts to a pregnant Jessie—to the starship Freedom commandeered by rebels, to the chase ship with Scott and Veronese aboard.
The Pilot (An Outer Rim Novel: Book 1)
Series: Outer Rim, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
There's no place like home and he just took hers. Cargo hauler, risk taker Celera d'Enfaden must work with rule-bound Administrator Trevarr Jovano to save her brother from a galactic gangster.
Switched, Too
Series: Switched, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,250. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Be careful what you wish for . . . you might get it. Scott Cherella's lifelong dream to go into space quickly becomes a nightmare. Veronese Qilana must protect him, a Terran masquerading as a starship captain. When sabotage erupts, they must work together to get the crew safely home. In doing so, they discover opposites really do attract.
Series: Switched, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by D.M. Burton. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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Kidnapped by aliens? By mistake? When wise-cracking Jessie Wyndom is beamed from her farmhouse in Ann Arbor, MI aboard an Alliance starship, she meets a regular Mr. Spock. Captain Marcus Viator's well-organized life is turned upside down by a free-spirited Terran. Fate brings them together. Treachery tears them apart. Revised version of book published in 2001.