Books by Fred Burton

HISTORY
Released: Oct. 23, 2018

"A sturdy tale of terror and counterterror that speaks to events that are happening even now."
Fast-paced narrative account of events in the Middle East 35 years ago, the opening salvo in a war that continues to unfold. Read full book review >
UNDER FIRE by Fred Burton
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Authoritative account of a still-controversial spasm of anti-American violence."
Clearly written—and clearly angry—chronicle of the 2012 terrorist assault on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 13, 2011

"Burton should receive an A for effort. If in truth he has identified the killer—he concedes he has not identified a second man who drove the getaway car—he should receive an A+ as a detective."
A former U.S. State Department intelligence officer tries to solve a 1973 murder case. Read full book review >
GHOST by Fred Burton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2008

"Sparsely written but thorough—a nice complement to policy-laden, big-picture analyses of the war on terror."
The retired deputy chief of the State Department's Diplomatic Security Service takes readers behind the scenes of investigations into some notable terrorist attacks of the 1980s and '90s. Read full book review >