Book Author David Burt
Rights Available World excl. NZ

Afghanistan 1982, a botched CIA operation leaves a young Ali without a family, setting him on an unpredictable path for retribution. What follows is his lifelong, meticulously planned quest for vengeance, from Afghanistan across the globe to New York. Along the way he makes enemies in a Pakistani drug lord, the Mafia, and every law enforcement agency, but finds love through a most unexpected reunion.

This fast-paced novel will keep you on the edge of your seat as you follow the twists and turns of his journey, from an innocent 16-year-old to the most hunted man in America.

About the Author

A married father of three children and three grandchildren, David Burt divides his time between running his electrical contracting businesses employing one-hundred and thirty employees throughout New Zealand, and his great passion, writing. David graduated with an MBA from Massey University in 2000. He is actively involved in improving mental health outcomes for those within the construction sector, presenting on the subject throughout the county.

Embedded is David’s debut Novel and his second publish book.


Mary Egan Publishing


C format



Crime Thriller

Publication Date
May 2022

Rights Available:
World excl. NZ

Rights Agents:


Sophia Egan-Reid

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Embedded is a confident, compelling thriller and marks the arrival of an exciting new talent

NZ Listener

Belt yourself in for a high-octane, thrilling read that goes from Afghanistan to New Zealand to New York, with a complicated central character who is part victim, villian and victor. Embedded by David Burt is an outstanding read

Millwater Magazine