Katherine’s debut novel, Judge’s Waltz, is available now at Amazon, Target, Barnes & Noble, at The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, N.C., and at This ‘n That in Oxford, N.C. Read her recent release Burning Up the Highway with Betty Jo now in Issue 17 of Sky Island Journal. 

Debut Novel

Judge's Waltz

Burnette’s debut legal suspense novel is available now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, N.C.

Federal Judge Patrick O’Shea is found swinging from his courtroom chandelier clad only in his robe. Everyone wanted him dead. FBI task force officer Katie O’Connor and her team work with the FBI and others to untangle the ever-growing lists of suspects including his estranged wife and judicial colleague. Small town attorney and former federal law clerk, Buck Davis, helps the court by identifying vengeful litigants and overseeing the law clerks during the turbulent time. Davis juggles his small town law practice with his budding romance with Katie, and rebuilding his relationship with his opioid addicted brother.