“Burton’s romantic crime fiction is gritty and well plotted. She leaves the reader breathless.” –Crime Warp

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FBI agent Kate Hayden returns to San Antonio to hunt a serial killer.
The tricky part is, she already caught him.

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"It would be so easy to upload the video he’d taken and show the world what he’d done...The Samaritan would again be feared and respected. Think of the panic! But as tempting as it was, he paused..."

“Burton’s trademark is providing the serial killer’s viewpoint without giving anything away.” -Publishers Weekly

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“A sure bet for page-turning suspense coupled with titillating love scenes.” Library Journal “Burton’s romantic crime fiction is gritty and well plotted. She leaves the reader breathless.” The Crime Warp
“[Mary Burton’s] books are right up there with the likes of James Patterson.” Fresh Fiction “A master storyteller.” Book Reporter
“If there’s a category of ‘page-turner,’ Burton would always ends up on the top of that list.” Suspense Magazine “Burton’s trademark is providing the serial killer’s viewpoint without giving anything away.” Publishers Weekly

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Mary’s Latest Novel

My new “standalone” takes readers to San Antonio, where FBI Agent Kate Hayden and Detective Theo Mazur confront resurrected serial killer “Samaritan”⎯and Kate’s past.

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