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The Stories of Jeffrey B. Burton


Recent News

Jeff's story, A SINGULAR REGRET, appears in the March issue of The Horror Zine. Strange when you think about it - high school is such a brief flicker of time but it sticks with you forever.

Jeff's story, THE REUNION, appears in Smoking Pen Press's A Bit of a Twist: Read on the Run Anthology. Buried secrets rise to the surface at a 25-year class reunion.

Jeff's story, THE UNDISCOVERED, appears in Creepy Campfire Quarterly Volume 4 - just in time for Halloween. Some scribe at the New York Post had mentioned Jack the Ripper . . . if they only knew the half of it.

Jeff's Killer Nashville guest blog is titled Make Crime Pay - Mining Memories and Other Scar Tissue, but it's really about lost love, stolen cars, and getting punched in the face.

The Worldwide Mystery imprint of Harlequin purchased the mass market paperback rights for THE CHESSMAN, which came out in April of 2016.

About Jeff

Jeff's mystery/thriller (and follow-up to THE CHESSMAN), THE LYNCHPIN,
is at a bookstore near you . . . .

Jeff's mystery/thriller, THE CHESSMAN (a serial killer is in hot pursuit of his own copycat), was listed by Publishers Weekly as one of the best new books for the Week of May 21, 2012.

The stories of Jeffrey B. Burton have appeared in dozens of genre magazines (mystery, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, literary). Jeff is an Active member of the Mystery Writers of America (MWA), the Horror Writers Association (HWA), the International Thriller Writers (ITW), the International Association of Crime Writers - North American Branch, and MNArtists.com.

Jeff's short story, The Soul Fish, received Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year in 2010.

The Mourning and Letters of Transit were miniStory winners in the MNArtists.org MNLit contest in 2008 and 2010, respectively.

High Score and In This the Era of the Great Wilting were both published in Murky Depths in the time period that Murky Depths won the British Fantasy Award for Best Magazine.

Contact Information

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