D.J. (Dave) Butler is a novelist living in the Rocky Mountain northwest. His training is in law, and he worked as a securities lawyer at a major international firm and in house at two multinational semiconductor manufacturers before taking up writing fiction.
Dave writes speculative fiction for all audiences. In addition to his steampunk, urban fantasy, and science fiction novels published with WordFire Press, he has a steampunk fantasy series being published by Knopf. The Kidnap Plot debuted in spring of 2016.
In addition to being a novelist, Dave is also the Acquisitions Editor for WordFire Press.
Dave is a lover of language and languages, a guitarist and self-recorder, and a serious reader. He is married to a powerful and clever woman and together they have three devious children.