Edward Norton

Biography

Edward C. Norton, author of more than 10 novels, was an award-winning reporter/editor in New Jersey and New York. He was named a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Norton left daily journalism to write about public affairs and business issues for Mobil Corporation in op-ed ads in Time, The New York Times and Reader’s Digest. He retired as communications manager from Hoechst Celanese Corporation.

As a free lance, Norton has had articles published in various magazines, including New York. and the first daily internet newspaper on Cape Cod. His novel, Station Breaks , was published by Dell [1986] and The House: 1916, [1999] was also published by RavensYard. His novels have been published under pen names, such as Adrian Manning, Lane Carlson, West Straits and Ted Neachtain.

Norton can be reached at ecnorton@meganet.net

Books

The Dark Year
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,740. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Historical action adventure of President Roosevelt's undercover "fixer" as WWII events send him on global assignments, one of which was designed to be fatal.
No End Save Victory
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Europe is at war and the outcome is not certain. President Roosevelt has to balance a nation against war with the defense needs of the nation. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Myles Finucane is recuperating from an assassination attempt when FDR calls on him for another sensitive project--security for the exiled Duke and Duchess of Windsor in The Bahamas. Finucane's war starts early.
Sea of Trouble--The World of 1940 at War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It's 1940, a world at war. President Roosevelt ordered America be neutral, though unofficially he knew the U.S. needed to prepare for war, especially for intelligence. He orders adviser Harry Hopkins, Treasury official Myles Finucane, unofficial FDR "fixer" and Wall St. lawyer Bill Donovan to survey the nation's needs. They meet with British and German intelligence heads with dangerous results.
The Promised World of Tomorrow--A Novel of 1939
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The year 1939 began with a peaceful future forecast at the New York World's Fair and ended with a world at war. America hoped for a better tomorrow and found it was ill prepared for a war. The hero, a Treasury agent, and confidant of President Roosevelt, gets a mission from FDR to coordinate with, and learn from British intelligence, and apply the lessons in Cuba, a nearly fatal assignment.
By Any Means
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It's 1933-34. America has sunk into Depression, and a new Administration in Washington is trying all means to return prosperity. A young out-of-work lawyer goes to Washington, his last chance, and he finds a friend in President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who recognizes his talent for solving problems with liquor imports, Wall St. and crime in the nation.
Cape Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A high-end resort on Cape Cod is the scene of a fire and explosion in the midst of summer season in vacationland. An insurance investigator sent to the site finds himself involved in the wreckage of the resort, as well as a missing child and a murder. CAPE TIME is part of a Cape Crime series by author Edward Norton. Two prequels are CAPE LIGHT, and OLD GOLD
The Man Who Saved the American Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,800. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A little known American Revolutionary War general saved the rebel cause not once, but three times. General John Glover and his Marblehead mariners predate the U.S. Marines, and these soldier-sailors saved General Washington from certain defeat on Long Island, Pell's Point and Trenton. Glover sacrificed family and fortune to the Revolution.
Kingdom Come
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The movie had been on TV for years. No one cared until it became a "classic," and now it's the rage, with restaurants named for it. It was made in black/white and resulted in a murder, Living participants meet in LA and relive the movie no one paid attention to at the time.
Flickers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When movies were first shown in boxes and on sheets, they were known as "flickers." For 30 years the movies were silent. A newsreel camerman made the first sound-on-film movie, one of the anonymous cameramen who brought reality to the movie palaces. Sound brought a revolution to Hollywood, and changed the way we see and hear in today's communications revolutions.
Bluewater Bride--The Voyage of the Halcyon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
For some decades of the 19th Century New Bedford, Massachusetts was among the wealthiest places in the United States. Prosperity was based on whaling--oil for the nation's lamps, and exotic products as perfume base,and stays for Victorian-Age corsets. It was an industry that pitted strong men against huge mammals of the sea. Some women went awhaling, as the "best mate," such as this saga.
Cape Light
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1933. The nation is in Depression. Prohibition is skidding to an end. A New York City lawyer, takes a "collection" assignment on Cape Cod. He's either to find a missing shipment of scotch, or to collect its worth from the locals who for years have paid bills with nighttime work. The lawyer finds a lost love and a couple of young summer actors, and a new President.
April Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The time is April 1865 and the place is North Carolina at the end of the Civil War. The heroines are two 12-year old girls: one a white farm girl; and the other a former slave, both on a journey to find the white girl's father, a Confederate soldier with Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. The two girls set off on their journey when the white girl's mother falls ill.

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