One Million and Counting…

  I received The Diamond Award from my publisher Montlake Romance celebrating my novels reaching 1,000,000 readers. That's just since 2016! Chilling the champagne...              

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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


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

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FBI Special agent Zoe Spencer recreates the faces of murder victims through sculpture. When a cold case brings her face to face with a teenage girl, she wants to do more than restore her identity. She wants to tell the young woman’s story.

To do so, she heads to the victim’s home town and  teams with on-again, off-again lover, Detective William Vaughan. Soon it’s clear the case is far from cold. A madman is still out there and still hunting.

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