Books by Ron Burns

ENSLAVED by Ron Burns
Released: July 20, 1994

"Less Sherlock Holmes than buckskin Rambo, with blandly eventful adventures among nondescript backwoodsmen filling the gaps between documented historical events."
Captain Harrison Hull (The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis, 1993) is commissioned by no less than ex-President Thomas Jefferson to discover what's happened to George and Ambrose, former slaves of Jefferson's. Read full book review >
THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MERIWETHER LEWIS by Ron Burns
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 20, 1993

"Lively and readable, but overlong (even at its length), and not unusually compelling."
According to the history books, Lewis (of Lewis and Clark fame) was shot to death at a Tennessee tavern on his way to Washington to protest the post-Jefferson government's failure to honor his expense vouchers. Read full book review >
ROMAN SHADOWS by Ron Burns
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 25, 1992

"Only average, then, for Roman scandals, and well below the mark established by Burns's first."
In this muffled sequel to Roman Nights (1991), the orator Cicero, who took such a prominent part last time, has to settle for a supporting role to his own acolyte, the fictional Gaius Livinius Severus, whom he casually suggests keep a close eye on ambitious politician Gaius Scribonius Curio. Read full book review >
ROMAN NIGHTS by Ron Burns
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 1991

"He might prefer Steven W. Sayler's Roman Blood (see below) to his own book."
Rome, A.D. 180. Read full book review >