BURKS, Brian. American, b. 1955. Genres: Westerns/Adventure. Career: Writer. Owner and operator of horse rental stables. Worked as a rancher, lumber yardman, surveyor, engineering technician, heavy equipment operator, ambulance and truck driver, and musician. Publications: Runs with Horses, 1995; Soldier Boy, 1997; Walks Alone, 1998; Wrango, 2000. MURPHY SERIES (with G. Paulsen): Murphy's Stand, 1993; Murphy's Ambush, 1995; Murphy's Trail, 1996. Address: 18 Burks Rd, Tularosa, NM 88352, U.S.A.