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Mary Burton

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Mary Burton loves writing suspense, researching law enforcement and forensic procedures, morning walks, baking, books, and tiny dachshunds. She also enjoys hunting down serial killers, which she does in her and USA Today bestselling novels of suspense and romance. Library Journal has compared her work to that of Lisa Jackson and Lisa Gardner, and Fresh Fiction likened her writing to that of James Patterson.

Mary is routinely featured among the top twenty writers in Amazon’s Author Rankings for romantic suspense, and her recent novel The Last Move claimed the number ten fiction slot in the Kindle eBooks Store.

Research is a favorite part of Mary’s day. She never tires of learning more about police work, evidence collection and analysis. She’s
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“He was just as unwilling to talk about himself as she was herself. ‘So what changed you?’ He sipped his lemonade and carefully set his glass down. ‘Finally grew up, I suppose.’ Manny”
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“Beck nodded. ‘Dig in. Best food you’ll ever eat.’ She took her first bite and savoured the warm”
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“eat here every day if I could. I’m surprised you never heard about this place, seeing as you’re part Texan.’ The jab had her smiling. ‘My grandmother was a great cook, and we ate in almost all the time. As a kid I’d beg to go to a fast food joint, but she’d never allow it unless it was my birthday. Looking back I can see what a dope I was as a kid.’ ‘My mother was either working or going”
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