About Dominique

Dominique Burton

About Dominique Burton

As a young girl with a writer for a mom and three brothers, I lived in the imaginary world of books and movies like Anne of Greene Gables and Indiana Jones. Most of the time I was writing and acting out my own stories with Harrison Ford as my hero. Not too shabby for a seven year old!

I’m a lover of Europe who at twenty got the wild notion to buy an around-the-world plane ticket. For six months I circled the globe on my own, traveling to Singapore, Australia, living and studying in Italy, learning about ancient cultures in Egypt, floating down the Nile, watching animals on safari in Kenya, scuba diving in Tahiti and having a blast. I graduated with honors from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in History.

I now live in South Jordan, Utah, with my husband, two children and three step-children, with whom I dearly love.  If I’m not writing romances or young adult stories, I’m reading or out running. A few years ago I had the privilege of running the Boston Marathon.

13 Responses to About Dominique

  1. Mom says:

    I’m so glad I’m the first person to sign in on your lovely new website.

    Watching you go through the process of writing and getting published has thrilled me to death. You’ve got one of the world’s greatest editors so you couldn’t be in better hands.

    Will never forget the day you and I had lunch with Paula at the Grand America where we talked stories for hours. Who dreamed it would result in my signing in on your good news.

    Your proud mother

  2. dominique says:

    I’m the one who is proud to have my first book come out with you!

  3. dominique says:

    I loved working with you as well mom.
    It was a wonderful experience I will always treasure.

    I love you,

  4. Ann Don says:

    I just love the mother and daughter team… They are both amazing and full of talents…

  5. Ron and Joan says:

    Dear Dominique
    Lorraine has given us your web sight.Congratulations on your new literary venture.Love to hear from you.
    Ron and Joan

  6. dominique says:

    Dear Ann,

    Thank you for your kind remarks. My next book is coming out October 4th. Check back on the website for more information.


  7. bina ballard says:

    Ms Burton, you are definitely your mother’s daughter. Your books are awesome. I have all your mother’s and I am looking forward to many more of yours. Question – Will you be writing a Cole’s story?

  8. Dominique Burton says:

    Dear Bina,

    I am honored and touched that you would say such kind words about my writing. I too love to read my mother’s works and I am feel privileged to be put in the same company. The answer to your question is yes! I just finished writing Cole’s story this month. I’m not sure when it will be released exactly. I think it should be out sometime next spring.

    I’ll keep you updated in my newsletter.

    Thank you for writing and making my day.

    Dominique Burton

  9. Janet maxim says:

    Just purchased your two recent books. I have been a fan of your Mothers since I began reading Romance in 2005. I can’t say enough about your Mom writing. I believe I have read all of her books since then. Am looking forward to more from you. Sincerely, janet

  10. Janet Maxim says:

    Just finished “The Alaskan Rescue”. Had this book for two mos. before I read it. You didn’t disappoint. I knew I was going to like this book and put if off in anticipation. I just loved your story. So much emotion. Tears for both Sashi and Cole. It certainly pulled my hearts things. Looking forward to your next book. Keep them coming! Your fan, Janet Maxim

  11. Giuseppe says:

    YUM YUM! Those are my favorite coikoes! I love all your sweet family posts. I am going to have to step up my Christmas decorating and traditions. You rock girlie. That close up shot of the coikoes is making me drool!

  12. If I were a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, now I’d say “Kowabunga, dude!”

  13. J’ai participé au concours de l’année dernière.Et quand j’ai envoyé mon mail à l’adresse indiquée (genre ), j’ai eu le droit à un mignon delivery failure.J’ai tenté de les contacter par l’adresse contact générique et aucun retour.Bref, un arrière-gout amer de jmesuiféhenkulé quand même. Pas cool, quoi.

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