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Bittersweet
Award-winning author Nevada Barr reveals another side to her remarkable storytelling prowess with this heart-wrenching yet tender tale of two women whose boundless devotion to each other is continually challenged in nineteenth century America. ...
Blood Lure
Putnam, Feb 2001, 24.95, 336 pp. ISBN: 0399147020 Anna Pigeon normally works as a park ranger at the Natchez Trace Parkway, Mississippi, but currently she is temporarily on loan to the Wateron – Glacier International Peace Park, Montana. Joan Rand leads a research team including Anna studying DNA of bears. Her superiors believe that the knowledge Anna gains on this project will enable her to do likewise at her own park. Also on the team is...
Deep South
Anna Pigeon is on the move again - with cat Piedmont and dog Taco in tow. Her new assignment is in the Deep South of the Natchez Trace in Mississippi. Before she can even get to her new digs, she's given bad directions by a junior ranger and ends up in the Mississippi mud. Once she finds her way to ranger central, she finds herself up against bible-thumping campers, Confederate soldier re-enactors, and employees that embody the southern Bubba spir...
Flashback
Putnam, Feb 2003, 24.95, 400 pp. ISBN 0399149759 Forty eight hours after receiving a proposal from Sheriff Paul Davidson in Natchez, Mississippi, Anna accepts a temporary posting as a temporary Supervisory Ranger in the National Parks Service. Her assignment is for eight to twelve weeks in the Dry Tortugas National Park on Gardenn Key, as far south as one can go and still remain in the United States. On the surface, the place seems like paradis...

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Hard Truth
Putnam, Mar 2005, 24.95, 336 pp. ISBN: 0399152415 Married less than a week, National Parks Ranger Anna Pigeon celebrates her “honeymoon” by starting a new job at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado while her spouse Sheriff Paul Davidson remains in Mississippi. However, barely on the job, she finds herself caught up in the case of two human female teens, who vanished with a third girl about a month ago, but just returned. The twosome remain...
High Country
Putnam, Feb2004, 24.95, 336 pp. ISBN: 0399151443 National Park Ranger Anna Pigeon is senior ranger at the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi, but at the moment she works undercover as a waitress in the Ahwahnee hotel in Yosemite National Park. Four young adults who worked at the park disappeared, but after unsuccessfully looking for them for days the searchers gave up. The Chief Ranger of Yosemite thinks something criminal is going on at th...
Hunting Season
Putnam, Feb 2002, 24.95, 336 pp. ISBN 0399148469 Anna Pigeon, the District Park Ranger for the Natchez Trace Parkway, Mississippi, is not having an easy time of it. She's in a secret relationship with a married man Paul Davidson, the sheriff of Claiborne. One of her workers is jealous of her because she got the job he thought he was entitled to while another employee refuses any overtures of friendship because of the race issue.

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Ill Wind
Tourists die while viewing Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park. Anna Pigeon, park ranger, shows the value of medical training. Her suspicion leads to uncovering park destruction....
Seeking Enlightenment Hat by Hat
Putnam, Jun 2003, 21.95, 222 pp. ISBN: 0399150579 This interesting biography showcases Nevada Barr's quest for knowledge of much that seems untenable and dependent on belief. The author, renowned for her Anna Pigeon mysteries, explains that as she worked through numerous jobs like acting and writing, she grew up as an contemptuous atheist who deep down inside wanted to believe, but needed proof. She read everything she could and entered discuss...
Superior Death
Anna Pidgeon is a park ranger. She solves a murder that happened in Lake Superior. ...

Nevada Barr list of books

The Rope
In this book, Nevada Barr goes back and tells the story of how her park ranger/detective character Anna Pigeon, first became involved with both the National Park service criminal investigation. The novel is set in 1995 when newly widowed Anna, fleeing the memories contained in New York City, takes a temporary position working at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Anna gets to know her fellow park employees. She notices some odd behavior from some o...


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