Many of Ron's books have received excellent reviews from media and other notaries. Below is a small selection of these.
The Musket Wars
'The Musket Wars must rate as one of the most accessible and well presented treatments of New Zealand history currently available.' Sir Tipene O'Regan, Dominion
'One of the must-reads of 1999.' Iain Sharp, Sunday Star-Times
''A necessary addition to all collections of New Zealand history.' Diana Masters, Waikato Daily Times
''Crosby's book is both intriguing and absorbing to the point of brilliance and gives new insights into both the ability of the Maori to adapt quickly and their impressive skills of innovation.' Jim Hunter, The Southland Times
''It represents an important compilation of material about a crucial period of New Zealand history which is often overlooked, yet which is of huge importance to Treaty of Waitangi claims.' Jim Eagles, Hawke's Bay Today