Mary F. Burns

The Love for Three Oranges: A John Singer Sargent/Violet Paget Mystery

By Mary F. Burns - Published 2019



Italy, 1879. John Singer Sargent mysteriously summons his good friend Violet Paget from Florence to Venice. Sargent’s note gives scant detail, but when ...Read Review

Portraits of an Artist

By Mary F. Burns - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Portraits of an Artist is a novel about portraitist John Singer Sargent. Spanning 1882-1885, it follows Sargent’s intimate circle of friends through ...Read Review

J: The Woman Who Wrote the Bible

By Mary F. Burns - Published 2010


Several scholars have advanced the idea that the Yahwist, or J writer, of the Old Testament was a woman who lived at the ...Read Review