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Mary Burton

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Mary Burton enjoys hunting serial killers. She’s tracked them down in her hometown of Richmond, Old Town Alexandria, Austin and Nashville in books that have brought her acclaim and a loyal readership.

Earlier novels include Senseless, Merciless and Before She Dies, all set in Alexandria, and The Seventh Victim, No Escape and You’re Not Safe, featuring investigators from the Texas Rangers, I’m Watching You, Dead Ringer and Dying Scream, set in Richmond, Virginia, her hometown.

Research is key to Mary’s writing. She never tires of learning more about forensics and police procedures and doesn’t hesitate to take a hands-on approach, whether it means interviews with law enforcement personnel, forensic seminars or lessons at the firing range.


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