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Nevada Barr


USA (1952 - )

Nevada Barr is a mystery fiction author, known for her "Anna Pigeon" series of mysteries, set in National Parks in the United States. She grew up in Johnsonville, California. In 1984 she published her first novel, Bittersweet, a bleak lesbian historical novel set in the days of the Western frontier.
 
Series contributed to
Malice Domestic 10
 
Non fiction
Seeking Enlightenment - Hat by Hat
 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (1997) : Firestorm
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : Blind Descent
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : Blind Descent
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (2001) : Deep South


Nevada Barr recommends
Practice to Deceive
Practice to Deceive (1997)
(Holland Taylor, book 2)
David Housewright
"Excellent... Taylor is complex, brave, and flawed. David Housewright has done it again."
The Ghosts of Morning
The Ghosts of Morning (1998)
(Wil Hardesty, book 3)
Richard Barre
"Barre has tapped into the psyche of a generation; The Ghosts of Morning is a ride as wild and exhilarating as the California surf."
Tracking Time
Tracking Time (2000)
(April Woo, book 6)
Leslie Glass
"I'll drop what I'm doing to read Leslie Glass anytime."
Black Delta Night
Black Delta Night (2001)
(Rachel Porter, book 5)
Jessica Speart
"Jessica Speart is a revitalizing gust... in a stuffy room."
Fall Guy
Fall Guy (2004)
(Rachel Alexander and Dash, book 7)
Carol Lea Benjamin
"A well crafted mystery - Alexander is someone who holds your interest and makes you keep turning the pages."
Blue Twilight
Blue Twilight (2004)
(Rachel Porter, book 8)
Jessica Speart
"Jessica Speart is a revitalizing gust... in a stuffy room."
Heartbroke Bay
Heartbroke Bay (2010)
Lynn D'Urso
"D'Urso has not only spun a great tale but captured both Alaska's power and mystery, no mean feat."



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