Welcome to the website of author William Burke. If you like your horror with a dose of adrenaline-fueled action you’ve come to the right place.

Here’s what the critics say:

“DOMINANT SPECIES is addictive, slick, cinema ready entertainment, equal parts thrills and chills.” The Prairies Book Review

“PRIMEVAL WATERS represents horror/thriller adventure writing at its best.” D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

“A non-stop roller coaster ride… as over the top as a widescreen Hollywood blockbuster” The Prairies Book Review

If you want an exciting adventure, giant monsters, lots of shooting, and non-stop action, this is the book for you!  Highly recommended!” Columbia Review of Books and Film.

From the barren deserts of Zimbabwe to the uncharted waters of the Amazon River William Burke will deliver the thrills and chills you crave.

William Burke is a regular contributor to Horrornews

DOMINANT SPECIES: Genetic scientists have created a species of virtually indestructible living weapons, codenamed the Olympians. But they made one mistake: Never create what you can’t destroy. 

“Dominant Species is addictive, slick, cinema ready entertainment. Burke’s latest is an electrifying roller coaster ride… from the opening pages readers will know they are in for a thrill ride. It zips along with crisp prose and thrilling action.”  The Prairies Book Review

PRIMEVAL WATERS: Strap on your life jacket for an Amazon River hell cruise teeming with prehistoric nightmares, modern pirates, ancient aliens, and ageless mysticism!

Primeval Waters represents horror/thriller adventure writing at its best. Packed with unexpected twists and turns. Pirates, kidnappers and cannibals, oh my! Edge of your seat reading that grips with an introductory mystery and doesn’t let go.” D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review.

Click on the cover to go to the Primeval Waters page.

In a hurry, commuting, or heading for the gym? That’s a perfect opportunity to enjoy the first two chapters of Primeval Waters in Audiobook form, narrated by Audible.com voice artist Todd Creel.  You can download the files in MP3 or .aac right here. Enjoy. 

Primeval Waters Audio Excerpt (mp3)
Primeval Waters Audio Excerpt (aac)

Petroleum engineers drilling in the African desert uncover a pocket of mysterious, life preserving gas, and the hellish creatures hibernating within—a colony of ten-foot prehistoric scorpions. Now, after 400 million years, Scorpius Rex is ready to reclaim its throne as Earth’s apex predator.  Click on the cover to go to the Scorpius Rex page.

It’s the legions of hell versus Maggie Child… and hell doesn’t have a prayer!
US Army chopper Pilot Maggie Child is shot down in enemy territory, only to be rescued from certain death by a demon. Her escape lands her on a remote Caribbean island where an evil voodoo spirit and a psychotic female dictator are conspiring to unleash an apocalyptic zombie plague. A Voodoo oracle has ordained Maggie the only warrior capable of saving humanity from this supernatural Armageddon… whether she wants the job or not!