The Butterfly Collector

The Butterfly Collector

ABOUT Adam Dickson

Adam Dickson
Adam Dickson was a student of Bill Stanton's Writer's Tutorial for several years, learning the craft of writing fiction. The Butterfly Collector is his first novel. Drowning by Numbers, his second novel, was published in June 2013. A lifetime fitness enthusiast, Adam suffered two massive  More...



Restless property developer, Peter Calliet, meets a sullen young woman at a party and an obsession begins that links past and present in a deepening tragedy. Peter has everything in terms of material success and security. The obligatory fast car, lucrative contracts with his powerfully connected father's property empire and a plush renovated flat. Devoted fiancée, Claudia, expects to move in and marriage is imminent. But Peter has a dark past that taints his movements. Meeting Natalie, a volatile artist with an equally disturbed background, can only lead to more heartache. If Claudia discovers that Peter has been seeing Natalie, her dream world will be destroyed, adding to his burden of guilt. But even that can't stop him. The secure and rewarding life he has worked so hard to achieve begins to unravel.