Kaitlin Roe’s search for the truth awakens a relentless killer.

Kaitlin Roe’s search for the truth
awakens a relentless killer.

My Latest, Cut and Run, Debuts October 9th


On Tuesday, October 9th, I’m back in Texas Hill Country where medical examiner Faith McIntyre is faced with an unusual trauma victim in my new novel, Cut and Run. The unconscious woman clinging to life after a hit and run is FBI agent Macy Crow. What she was doing in a dark alley after midnight is one mystery. The other: Macy is Faith’s mirror image—the twin sister she never knew she had.

Upcoming Events


Meet Me at RomCon in Richmond

RomCon 2018, Richmond, Virginia, October 5 – 6

Reader and author “Meet and Greet” events and parties, and, on Saturday, all 60+authors visit with readers at the Book Fair & Signing event. See you there! Info: RomCon2018.

“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


newletterheader-02 Mary Burton loves writing, research, morning walks, baking and tiny dachshunds. She also enjoys hunting down serial killers.

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Join me in Richmond, Virginia, where fourteen years ago, Kaitlin Roe failed to rescue her cousin. Now, she’s vowed to find out what happened and who was responsible.


They weren’t the only victims in a killer’s twisted plot. And they won’t be the last.


Coming October 9, 2018

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