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the other rangers know where she was goingAlso at the end when she was walking everywhere didn t it other rangers know where she was goingAlso at the end when she was walking everywhere didn t it to her that there was a disfigured partially burned murderer out there who might still want her dead Yet she continues to be out in the middle of nowhere in the dark where even someone who didn t have aw enforcement training and criminals after her wouldn t dare to walkAnyway I just had to get that off my chest Other than that this is
An Excellent Series Well Worth excellent series well worth I just wish Anna would get a bit sense Anna Pigeon goes undercover as a waitress in Yosemite National Park to find what happened to three hikers She must spend time getting to know the various persons in the park and being chummy is not one of her strengths She does manage to forge some trust but most people think she s a company spy of sorts Adding to the confusion the chief ranger is called away during Anna s investigation and she does not know who was named acting chief This causes her to do some one wolf adventures when she should have reported her intentions This installment of the Anna Pigeon series works well as an audio book The mounting threats and tension keeps one Something in Return listening I figured out part of the final solution but the author created one twist I did not expect I m glad I decided to pick this series back up where Ieft off 35 stars I ve said it before and I Byzantium ll repeat it here I m generally not a fan of the mystery fiction genre I ve read a few of the Nevada BarrAnna Pigeon mysteries simply because I am a fan of our National Parks and Iiked the idea of using the Parks for Contacts Desired literary series The fact that Nevada Barr is also a true National Park Ranger has made it interestingI am also not in the habit ofistening to a book rather than reading one but because I knew I was going to be driving a good distance several days in a row I uickly rushed to my Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane, library toook for a book on CD that I thought I might enjoyThis has been my The Oracles Golem (The Oracle least favorite of the books I have read by Barr I immediately sensed the red herrings and was sure I knew who was behind the trouble I was right The fact that drugs played a key role in the plot was a real disappointment Didn t drugs figure in to another of her books I believe soI guess all in all it really just seemed too easy I didn t have to work much as a reader and I didn t feel she had to work too hard as a writer stock characters and plot and a wonderful setting that never really figured in to the storyNot recommended I have been into these Anna Pigeon novels from the start She s a smart and resourceful National Park Ranger who author Barr has moving from one USA National Park to another with each book This book finds her in Yosemite National Park and Iiked the premise that Pigeon can t use most of her ranger skill set because she is stuck as an undercover waitress trying to see whether foul play was involved with the disappearance of four people including another waitress in the recent past Barr finds ways to make this assignment interesting while giving us readers some of the behind the curtain details of how this part of a park operation is run Anna is separated from her committed relationship and she is finding that her co workers are often 20 to 30 years younger than her This creates some good tension as she tries to find ways to bon. For reasons of their own or died in the park Needing an out of park ranger to work undercover Anna is detailed to dining room duty; but after a week of waiting tables she knows the missing employees are only the first indication of a sickness threatening the park Her twenty something roommates give up their party girl ways and pa.
Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ù Nevada BarrD with people that she wouldn t otherwise As the plot rolls out we get some nice details per usual about what makes this park the attraction it is As the story progresses we along with Anna get some clues about what those disappearances are really about That s why it is really disappointing when Anna not only goes rogue but goes against her training in setting up a ikely confrontation with the criminal element for which she is not in the slightest prepared We can see it coming why can t sheWith the encounter comes Anna s resourcefulness and fortitude but it is just the baseless situation itself that rings false Because the reader isn t given a good reason why Anna didn t do things in the manner that she was trained it tends to spoil all that comes after If you can ignore that you will enjoy Barr s descriptions of Yosemite in the cold season and her ability to become almost poetic as when she writes that two people are Let It Bree / Cant Buy Me Louie (Harlequin Duets, linked by one s cigarette smoke on a winter s nightike some weird ectoplasm The peak of the action comes just after the middle of the book Then Barr slips the story
to mystery from thriller I cannot get over the big disconnect so 25 would be generous mystery novel s heroine is Anna Pigeon an undercover park ranger She is working as a waitress in the hopes of discovering what happened to four missing people The poor ady is beat upback to mystery from thriller I cannot get over the big disconnect so 25 would be generous
several times eft on her own by her supervisors and deemed to be a poor waitress which seems totimes The Ornaments of Life left on her own by her supervisors and deemed to be a poor waitress which seems to her self esteem Maybe the real reason is that hits too close to home as she isn t that great of a detective she doesn t solve the mystery as much as just get the solution handed to herAnna is a professional involved in the national park system but doesn teave word of where she might be going when she hikes into danger Not sure who might be the killers she has no trouble walking around alone but importantly while not paying attention to her surroundings so she can be run off the road She needed or the writer wanted breaks in the story so she could rehash what had been One Wish (Thunder Point, learned This became very tedious causing the reader to mentally wonder off This device was probably warranted as Anna seemed to have trouble remembering she has a significant other waiting for her thus it isn t much of a stretch to believe she can t remember the clues she has so farInstead of any real detective work the author uses the chance discovery and the villain s desire to spill it allThe mystery is solved three fourths of the way through the bookeaving the reader to wait for the wrap up that will eventually comeThere are some spots with confusing sentence structure which is jarring causing the reader to La santa anoressia. Digiuno e misticismo dal Medioevo a oggi leave the story in an attempt to understand what the writer is trying to say This was a wonderful story on audio cassette that Iistened to en route to my daughter s house It was exciting realistic and it showed Anna the Park Ranger as resourceful smart and tough She was posing as a waitress to ferret out information for two people who d disappeared in Yosemite She goes into the park alone not a great idea and encounters much than information Also is going on at the restaurant that is affecting Anna A great read I was a Remembering and Repeating little dissappointed by this book Having been to Yosemite many times I felt maybe she hurried the research for this book Her facts could have easily come from a short visit brouchers and blogs Her storyines are predictable so I want to be carried by the scenery. Nic; her new restaurant colleagues regard her with suspicion and fear Yet when Anna's Leonardo and the Mona Lisa Story life is threatened and her temporary supervisor turns a deaf ear she follows the scent of evil taking a solo hike up a snowy trial to the high country seeking answers What awaits her is a nightmare of death and greed and perhaps her final adventu.