Park Ranger Anna Pigeon finally signs on for a promotion, but the next thing she knows, she's knee-deep in mud and Mississippi. As the new director of the Natchez Trace, Anna discovers the body of a young prom queen near a country cemetery, a sheet around her head and a noose around her neck. It's a bizarre twist on a best-forgotten past of frightening racial undertones.
Nevada Barr's ever-popular Anna Pigeon series is consistently praised as "exceptional" (Denver Post), "stunning" (Seattle Times), and "superb" (New York Times Book Review). In Deep South, Park Ranger Anna Pigeon heads to Mississippi, only to encounter terrible secrets in the heart of the south...
Anna Pigeon finally gives in to her bureaucratic clock-and signs on for a promotion. Next thing she knows, she's knee-deep in mud and Mississippi. Not exactly what she had in mind. Almost immediately, as the new district ranger on the Natchez Trace, Anna discovers the body of a young prom queen near a country cemetery, a sheet around her head, a noose around her neck. It's a bizarre twist on a best-forgotten past of frightening racial undertones. As fast as the ever-encroaching kudzu vines of the region, the roots of this story run deep-and threaten to suffocate anyone in the way, including Anna...
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"Vivid prose, a surprising plot... Barr solidifies her position as the preeminent writer of outdoor mysteries." -Booklist (starred review)
"What lifts the Anna Pigeon novels far above most other contemporary amateur sleuth mysteries is Barr's exquisite writing-it swoops, it soars, sails then catches you unawares beneath the heart and takes your breath away." -The Cleveland Plain Dealer
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About Nevada Barr
Formerly an actress and a park ranger, Nevada Barr is now an award-winning and New York Times-bestselling novelist and creator of the Anna Pigeon mysteries, and numerous other books and short stories. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and various pets.
Deep South by Nevada Barr
Anna Pigeon Mysteries
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