New York Times and USA Today bestselling suspense author Mary Burton’s writing has been compared to the works of James Patterson, * Lisa Gardner**, Lisa Jackson*** and Steig Larson.****Her latest bestsellers, the just published Vulnerable, I’ll Never Let You Go, Cover Your Eyes and Be Afraid, are set in Nashville and feature the Morgans, Music City’s preeminent law enforcement family. Her next new novel, The Shark, debuts in May 2016 and is the first of her Forgotten Files novels.
Mary is the author of twenty-nine published novels and five novellas. In addition “Morgan Family” books, Mary’s other “connected” stories include The Seventh Victim, No Escape and You’re Not Safe, featuring investigators from the Texas Rangers and Senseless, Merciless and Before She Dies, all set in Alexandria, Virginia. Her short story, The Keepsake, is featured along with those by Jeffrey Deaver, Anne Perry and others in the recently published anthology Killer Nashville Noir: Cold Blooded.
A Richmond native with family roots as deep as the nation’s, Mary has made her home there for most of her life. She is also writes contemporary women’s fiction as Mary Ellen Taylor. Her next new novel, The Shark, debuts in May 2016 and is the first of her Forgotten Files novels.