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Nevada Barr Novels

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Offline Jim

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Nevada Barr Novels
« on: May 30, 2008, 08:58:06 PM »
I've been really ripping through library books the past few years.  Has anyone else read any of the Nevada Barr novels?  The main character (Anna Pigeon) is a park ranger, and the stories are murder mysteries set in various National Parks.  Her first novel, The Track of the Cat,  was set in Guadalupe NP.

The first novel of her's that I read was Blind Descent, set in Carlsbad Caverns NP.  I was suprised to find in the acknowlegement section Frank Deckert's name mentioned (former BBNP Superintendent).  That's the first time if ever know anyone in an acknowlegement section.

The Anna Pigeon mystery series includes:
Track of the Cat    Guadalupe Mountains NP    1993
A Superior Death    Isle Royale NP    1994
Ill Wind    Mesa Verde NP    1995
Firestorm    Lassen Volcanic NP    1996
Endangered Species    Cumberland Island National Seashore    1997
Blind Descent    Carlsbad Caverns NP    1998
Liberty Falling    Statue of Liberty    1999
Deep South    Natchez Trace Parkway    2000
Blood Lure    Glacier NP    2001
Hunting Season    Natchez Trace Parkway    February 2002
Flashback    Dry Tortugas NP    February 2003
High Country    Yosemite NP    February 2004
Hard Truth    Rocky Mountain NP    March 2005
Winter Study    Isle Royale NP    April 2008


Here's is a link to her on Wiki:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevada_Barr

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Offline SA Bill

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2008, 10:40:47 PM »
Hi Jim!
I read a couple of the first ones and liked them. I got side tracked by techno thrillers shortly there after. Guess I'll have to make another trip to Half Price books and try some of the later ones.
  Thanks for the memory bump!
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Offline Mrscookie

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2008, 11:03:21 PM »
Just finished Winter Study.  Excellent, fast paced book.  I love reading the Nevada Barr books, especially since I have been to many of the parks where the novels are set, including 2 trips to Isle Royale.

The Cookie Baker

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2008, 01:51:37 PM »
I've read all but the last one and really enjoy her work.  I'm glad to see she has a new one out. 

kmck

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Offline uh_clem

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2008, 10:59:14 AM »
I read one of her books. I remember it as being set in Lechuguilla Cave. :eusa_think:
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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008, 05:35:15 PM »
Just finished Firestorm while camping up in Ouray, CO last week. I've read 4 or 5 others.

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Offline Robert

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2008, 12:04:38 PM »
It looks like Big Bend is the subject of her upcoming novel.

"The 15th Anna Pigeon novel, Borderline, is completed and due for release in April 2009!
Prepare yourself for another hair-raising Anna Pigeon adventure.  The setting this time is Big Bend National Park in Texas."

http://www.nevadabarr.com/

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Offline SA Bill

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2008, 09:20:29 PM »
I just bought Endangered Species yesterday. It's set on Cumberland Island off of Georgia. Haven't read one of the NB books in a long time. Glad to hear there will be one set in BB!!
  Happy Holidays!
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Offline uh_clem

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2008, 03:13:39 PM »
It looks like Big Bend is the subject of her upcoming novel.

"The 15th Anna Pigeon novel, Borderline, is completed and due for release in April 2009!
Prepare yourself for another hair-raising Anna Pigeon adventure.  The setting this time is Big Bend National Park in Texas."

http://www.nevadabarr.com/

Cool.
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Offline Lorax

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2008, 05:14:01 PM »
I love the Nevada Barr novels.  Read all but the last and will get right on that.

Ted

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Offline uh_clem

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Re: Nevada Barr Novels
« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2008, 08:08:51 PM »
I see you can pre-order it at Amazon.
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