Donald Willerton

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Raised in a little oil town in Texas, Don Willerton’s favorite activity was climbing a tree in his back yard, imagining himself to be someone important. It has worked out well enough: he’s built his own house, helped in raising a wonderful family, programmed some of the world’s fastest computers, has witnessed the detonation of a nuclear device in the deserts of Nevada, backpacked and climbed in the mountains of Colorado, rafted rivers in four different states, including the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Throughout it all, he has been a curious man, fascinated with history and historical people, enchanted by amazing landscapes, and delighted to create mysteries that involve both. He lives in the mountains above Santa Fe, New Mexi ...more

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Picture I’ve finished the final draft of my current project, which is a novel about a genius rich guy who kills people for the benefit of America. It’s set against two global calamities: cleaning up the trash in the ocean and pervasive homelessness. They may not sound related, but I create a story that intertwines both. It is a surprisingly good morality tale that has a lot of action, fear, ruthlessne... Read more of this blog post »
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