Author Bio

Dan Lawton is a thriller, suspense, and mystery writer from New Hampshire. He is an active member of the International Thriller Writers (ITW) Organization. By day, he's an copy editor for an advertising agency.


Dan's first two novels were self-published, and he signed his first book deal for his third novel, Amber Alert, the day before his twenty-seventh birthday. Six months later, he signed with his first literary agent. His first novel, Deception, was recently named one of the best thriller novels of 2017 by the Novel Writing Festival. Dan lives in central New Hampshire with his daughter, where he's hard at work on his next story.


Dan can be contacted directly via:, @danlawtonauthor on Twitter and Instagram, or on
Dan is available for appearances, book signings, and speaking engagements. Contact him here for scheduling and availability.