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A Superior Death

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This was the first Nevada Barr mystery I ead I think I ve Beer Law: What Brewers Need to Know read them all now It is well written full of surprising twists and gripping just what you want in a mystery I am JEALOUS that Ms Barr gets to travel around living in our wonderful national parks and making up great stories about them Fortunately she is very good at it OK as a mystery Fabulous audiobook narrator Badecording euipmentI BOUGHT THIS BECAUSE OF THE AUDIOBOOK NARRATORAuthors one way to get people to GIS and Fr�uleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany read your books is to have a great narrator The best ones have fans I wanted to buy books narrated by Barbara Rosenblat and this was on her list I probably would not have purchased it otherwise The narrator was great THE RECORDING EUIPMENT WAS POOR UALITY YOU COULD HEAR THE NARRATOR S BREATHING AND SWALLOWING This wasecorded in 1998 Maybe the euipment wasn t as good back then The breathing was distractingTHE STORYThis is part of the Anna Pigeon series She is a park anger has a gun and can arrest people Each book has her working in a different national park In this book she works on an island in Lake Superior near the Canadian border Someone is killed a woman disappears someone is being *Blackmailed And There Is *and there is problem happening with a teenager It is a typical mystery detective story with Anna talking to many different people and gradually solving the various mysteries Anna s job is patrolling the area in her park anger boat She works alone no partner Her husband died several years earlierOPINIONThere are several interesting characters Clues surface during the story which I like Anna was facing danger a couple times She impressed me with her competence at catching and arresting those stronger than she and when she did not have her gun There are some diving scenes with danger Overall I have to say it was OK but it never Big Bad Detective Agency really grabbed me I want to be surprised or delighted or smiling which didn t happen But I thinkeaders who love mystery detective stories will be happy with thisYou need to suspend disbelief to enjoy it Anna does some things that would not happen in The Placer real life or should not happen kind of stupid Like chasing a dangerous criminal without a partner or a weapon In one chase Anna s fellowangers were occupied but she could have used her adio to get other locals or other authorities involved Anna was new to diving yet she was diving alone at night in dangerously deep and frigid waterDATANarrative mode 3rd person Unabridged audiobook length 11 hrs and 37 mins swearing 3rd person Unabridged audiobook length 11 hrs and 37 mins swearing strong including eligious swear mins Swearing language strong including The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, religious swear but only used once or twice Sexual content one sex scene occurred It waseferred to with no details Setting around 1990 mostly Isle Royale in Lake Superior near Houghton Michigan Book copyright 1994 Genre mystery detective I am so glad that I went back to this. Park Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness ranger Anna Pigeoneturns in a mystery that unfolds in and around Lake Superior in whose chilling depths sunken treasure comes with a deadly price In her latest mystery Nevada Barr sends Ranger Pigeon to a new post amid the cold deserted and isolated beauty of Isle Royale National Park a emote island off the coast of Michigan. Returns from a dive there they show Anna a video of six corpses floating in the ship Anna knows there are only five so she and a anger team accompanied by an FBI agent dive down to bring up the body of a local man It turns out there are plenty of suspects bring up the body of a local man It turns out there are plenty of suspects his diving partners an alcoholic park anger who is jealous and he disappeared on his wedding night but his wife never eported him missing It s a complex story filled with colorful characters The history of the island is a character in itself This was a clever and suspenseful mystery with an interesting plot The characters were very well written and there were plenty to choose from so the eventual killer is not apparent from the beginning Anna is a great main character flawed and struggling and I look forward to eading about her in the future Isle Royale National Park Lake Superior MichiganPhoto by Lorelei Lane Rocky lichen covered shoreline of Mott IslandPhoto by gsgeorge Rock Harbor Light in FogPhoto by ohkayeor Underwater photo from Scuba Emporium Chicago Illinois This is a Der Bilderwächter review of the audiobook Though this novel isn t written in first person point of view Barbara Rosenblat sounds like the way I think Anna Pigeon would She does a nice job here narrating While she doesn t do a lot of vocalanges for the many characters she does a good job of telling the story and delivering Anna s thought processEach book in this series has a different background setting in a US National Park this one is set in Isle Royale National Park an isolated spot where wolves and moose abound far from the sights and sounds of everyday civilization As a protagonist I enjoy Anna Pigeon the autonomous but insatiably curious anger employeed by the Park Service In this second installment of her series by Nevada Barr I like that there is a complex mystery or should I say mysteries unning throughout So much so that I m glad Shelfari has a list of characters to which an audio listener may efer I like Ms Barr s writing style and she has a way of describing the stunning beauty of Anna s soundings be they an eerie underwater dive to a 1927 shipwreck in Todd Harbor off Kamloops Point in the depths of Lake Superior or the kayaking sites around lichen covered ugged coves of Passage and Mott Islands The island s somewhat gruesome history it was named for Charlie Mott who had tried to eat his wife one long and hungry winter was all but exorcised by the banal necessities of bureaucratic life In addition I like that the multiple mysteries are solved along the way not all at once at the end some are Connected Some Not I some not I have some issues with the ultimate justice for some of them but not enough that I won t continue with this series Plus it Schätze Aus Dem Musée Picasso, Paris really did make me want to visit this beautiful National Park on the Canadian boarder. Ter murder Anna finds herself 260 feet below the forbidding surface of the lake searching for the connection between a drowned man and an age old cargo ship Written with a naturalist's feel for the wilderness and a keen understanding of characters who thrive in extreme conditions A Superior Death is a passionate atmospheric page turn.