Books by Rex Burns

THE LEANING LAND by Rex Burns
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 31, 1997

"The most memorable presence, in fact, is the parched, austere land Burns has wisely made his title character."
Maybe the deaths of four men in arid La Sal County, Colorado, have nothing to do with each other, even if one of them was a contract scientist for the Department of the Interior, another an agent with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and a third a police informant. Read full book review >
BLOOD LINE by Rex Burns
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 21, 1995

"Solid if unspectacular work from a reliable pro (Endangered Species, 1993, etc.)."
If the gang-style execution of 13-year-old John Erle Hocks isn't enough to wring Denver cop Gabe Wager's heart, there's also the murder of Gabe's cousin Julio Lucero, a kid only a few years older shot down shortly after telling Gabe he wasn't involved in any of the stuff Gabe's Aunt Louisa was worried about. Read full book review >
ENDANGERED SPECIES by Rex Burns
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1993

"A standout entry in this normally quiet series."
The ninth case for Gabe Wager (Homicide, Denver P.D.; Body Guard, etc.) is actually two cases: the shooting of Tapat°os gang member Ray Moralez, and the death of a badly charred corpse in a house whose vanished tenant's paper trail is a dead end. Read full book review >
BODY GUARD by Rex Burns
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"If you haven't discovered Kirk and Bunch yet, don't wait a minute longer."
As usual, low-key Denver p.i. Read full book review >