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Nevada Barr

USA flag (b.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.

Genres: Mystery, Historical
Anna Pigeon
   1. Track of the Cat (1993)
   2. A Superior Death (1994)
   3. Ill Wind (1995)
     aka Mountain of Bones
   4. Firestorm (1996)
   5. Endangered Species (1997)
   6. Blind Descent (1998)
   7. Liberty Falling (1999)
   8. Deep South (2000)
   9. Blood Lure (2001)
   10. Hunting Season (2002)
   11. Flashback (2003)
   12. High Country (2004)
   13. Hard Truth (2005)
   14. Winter Study (2008)
   15. Borderline (2009)
   16. Burn (2010)
   17. The Rope (2012)
   18. Destroyer Angel (2014)
   19. Boar Island (2016)
Series contributed to
Non fiction
Anthony Awards Best First Novel winner (1994) : Track of the Cat
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (1995) : A Superior Death
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (1997) : Firestorm
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : Blind Descent
Dilys Awards Best Book 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 (1997)
(Holland Taylor, book 2)
David Housewright
"Excellent... Taylor is complex, brave, and flawed. David Housewright has done it again."
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 (2000)
(April Woo, book 6)
Leslie Glass
"I'll drop what I'm doing to read Leslie Glass anytime."
Black Delta Night (2001)
(Rachel Porter, book 5)
Jessica Speart
"Jessica Speart is a revitalizing gust... in a stuffy room."
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."
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."
A Solitude of Wolverines (2020)
(Alex Carter , book 1)
Alice Henderson
"What a treat! Alice Henderson has delivered a treasure of a novel--and, to readers' delight, a promise of more where this came from. Her depiction of the natural world in all its beauty and terror is spot-on. Into this she weaves a cast of characters both original and fascinating, as well as a heroine who does the unbelievable, yet one can believe it. A great read!"

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