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The Reviews are in!

“Burns does an excellent job of telling a truly engrossing story and vividly capturing the sounds, sights, and smells of nineteenth-century Virginia.

Strong characterization, deep world-building, and believable dialogue make this book stand out.

Brilliantly written, this gripping page-turner will keep readers enthralled until the last page.” – NY Literary Magazine


The Better Part of Valor

The Better Part of Valor, a new mystery by Rex Burns is available for pre-order ahead of its official release date of April 6th at Amazon, click here. For a limited time, the eBook is available for $0.99. Order today to take advantage of the discount.

Caught up in a low budget revolution fought in the jungles of Colombia, Cornelius Mead faces the challenges of survival in the chaos and insanity of war while clinging to his dream of turning the Guyana massacre site of Jonestown into a theme park.


To read an excerpt, click here.