Flashback (Anna Pigeon, #11)

Flashback (Anna Pigeon, #11) The Five Week New York Times Bestseller, Now In Paperback.Running From A Proposal Of Marriage From Sheriff Paul Davidson, Anna Pigeon Takes A Post As A Temporary Supervisory Ranger On Remote Garden Key In Dry Tortugas National Park, A Small Grouping Of Tiny Islands In A Natural Harbor Seventy Miles Off Key West This Island Paradise Has Secrets It Would Keep Not Just In The Present, But In Shadows From Its Gritty Past, When It Served As A Prison For The Lincoln Conspirators During And After The Civil War.Here, On This Last Lick Of The United States, In A Giant Crumbling Fortress, Anna Has Little Company Except For The Occasional Sunburned Tourist Or Unruly Shrimper When Her Sister, Molly, Sends Her A Packet Of Letters From A Great Great Aunt Who Lived At The Fort With Her Husband, A Career Soldier, Anna S Fantasy Life Is Filled With Visions Of This Long Ago Time.When A Mysterious Boat Explosion And The Discovery Of Unidentifiable Body Parts Keeps Her Anchored To The Present, Anna Finds Crimes Of Past And Present Closing In On Her A Tangled Web That Was Woven Before She Arrived Begins To Threaten Her Sanity And Her Life Cut Off From The Mainland By Miles Of Water, Poor Phone Service, And Sketchy Radio Contact, And Aided By One Law Enforcement Ranger, Anna Must Find Answers Or Weather A Storm To Rival The Hurricanes For Which The Islands Are Famous. Slow to start, once you re interested kicks into gear, this is a pretty good story with a historic twist to it Anna Pigeon, the independent park ranger who seems to make it a career goal to work at every national park in the U.S., is now serving a temporary assignment in Dry Tortugas National Park, just off Key West The Tortugas was the site of a union fort used as a prison for confederate solder and the Lincoln conspirators and as such was once the home of one of Anna s early relatives and th Slow to s
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I hadn t listened to a Nevada Barr mystery in a long time, but remember them as being pretty good This one was on sale on Audible.com, so I bit, and it s narrated by Barbara Rosenblatt, who is very good.It takes place on Tortuga Island, off Key West, where there s apparently an old Civil War Fort and the National Park Service maintains it Anna is subbing for a supervisor who s gone off the deep end, and has been sent some old letters written by an ancestor whose husband was stationed there dur I hadn t listened to a Nevada Barr mystery in a long time, but remember them as being pretty good This one was on sale on Audible.com, so I bit, and it s narrated by Barbara Rosenblatt, who is very good.It takes place on Tort
I love the early Anna Pigeon mysteries by Nevada Barr she s gotten too dark and gritty for my tastes withrecent additions I recently returned to this one and enjoyed it as much as the first time I read it Anna Pigeon is on temporary assignment to the Dry Tortugas National Park and quickly runs into trouble Interwoven among the contemporary plotline is an historical thread, presented in the form of letters written by one of Anna s ancestors who lived at the fort there with her military I love the early Anna Pigeon mysteries by Nevada Barr she s gotten too dark and gritty for my tastes withrecent additions I recently returned to this one and enjoyed it as much as the first time I read it Anna Pigeon is on temporary assignment to the Dry Tortugas National Park and quickly runs into trouble Interwoven among the contemporary plotline is an historical thread, presented in the form of letters written by one of Anna s ancestors who lived at the fort there with her military
Nevada Barr is not a good writer As I ve said in other reviews, sometimes her sentences are so convoluted, so idiomatic with idioms of her own making, that no one else has ever come across before that you have to read them three times to understand what her meaning is She also is not good at varying sentence structure About a billion times in every book you ll see the same sentence structure back to back to back, which dulls the reading senses and drags the reader into an unpleasant rhyth Nevada Barr is not a good writer As I ve said in other reviews, sometimes her sentences are so convoluted, so idiomatic with idioms of her own making, that no one else has ever come across before that you have to read them three times to understand what her meaning is She also is not good at varying sentence structure About a billion times in every book you ll see the same sentence structure back to back to
Adding to the usual formula of Anna being sent to National Park this time the Garden Key in Dry Tortugas National Park and finding an adventure, this book also had a historical aspect and wove in the story of the incarceration of the Lincoln conspirators The historical plot was
I didn t know of these tiny low islands 70 miles off the Florida Keys fascinating At first I didn t like the jumping back and forth between Anna in the present and her great great grandmother in the past, but as the story wore on
This book gives the reader two mysteries one set in the immediate post Civil War years and one in the modern day as well as a slew of interesting factual information on a little known part of the National Park System the Dry Tortugas The two mysteries are tied together by the setting and by the familial relationship between Park Service Ranger Anna Pigeon and her great, great aunts who resided on Garden Key in the Dry Tortugas post Civil War.I found this book educational and entertaining This book gives the reader two mysteries one set in the immediate post Civil War years and one in the modern day as well as a slew of interesting factual information on a little known part of the National Park System the Dry Tortugas The two mysteries are tied together by the setting and by the familial relationship between Park Service
Downloaded this one on audible before we visited Dry Tortugas Nat l Park, since the park is the setting for the story This is my second listen of the Anna Pigeon series, maybe it s my love of National Parks that makes me tend to enjoy them but I look forward toin my
Enjoyable read about one of my bucket list places, The Dry Tortugas I know you can take the ferry from Key West for the day but I am trying to talk someone into camping there for two nights.anyone I read this book because it is about the Dry Tortugas a national park I hope to visit It was a combination mystery and historical fiction I enjoyed it.

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  • Paperback
  • 383 pages
  • Flashback (Anna Pigeon, #11)
  • Nevada Barr
  • English
  • 02 November 2017
  • 0425194493