A native of the eastern shore of Maryland, Derrick Burke spent many years in his career as a youth case manager. Although he continues to be a part of the everyday work force, he has the desire to pursue his career in writing full time as he currently resides in Washington, DC. His single mother raised Derrick and his sisters, with no male figure in the household. He learned to become a man through strong influence, support and guidance from his grandfathers and many uncles as well as other positive male role models that God placed in his life. He also gives credit for his growth and pursuit of writing to an array of female cousins who motivated and encouraged him to utilize his gift and share his ability of putting words on paper and creating characters that people can identify. Growing up, Derrick was a three-sport athlete but put most of his focus and energy into basketball. His hard work ethic and skill in basketball allowed him to travel to many different places in and out of the country allowing him to gain not only athlete experiences but also life long lessons to help enhance his creating writing talents that had been in the making since he was 11. At this age, he put his vulnerability on the line by writing his first poem to get the attention of an older girl whom he liked. With a million dollar smile and old school wisdom, he s known by many as, Country Boy with City Swag know Derrick. Using people he has met and experience in his life, Derrick presents Blind Evidence the first release of many easy to read erotic fiction, who done it thrillers with twist and turns that will keep the reader engaged from start to finish.