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  • Hardcover
  • 387
  • Flashback
  • Nevada Barr
  • English
  • 18 June 2020
  • 9780399149757

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Read Flashback Nevada Barr í 4 Read Flashback characters ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook 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 aft. Nevada Barr once again has scared me silly I will never so help me NEVER go out on one of the many weensy islands that surround Florida Too many really unspeakable things can happen when you re trapped out there especially if the weather gets bad and they close the bridgeBarr is as usual brilliant for her character development as well as a tight no wasted words plot that will leave your brain like a humming wire for hours after the book is done If you like thrillers read the work of a woman who knows her subject matter well and can really write

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Read Flashback Nevada Barr í 4 Read Flashback characters ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Er the Civil War Here on this last lick of the United States in a giant crumbling fortress Anna has little company except for an occasional sunburned tourist or unruly shrimper When her sister Molly sends her a packet of letters from her 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 timeWhen a mysterious boat explosion and the discovery of un. 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 rhythm Barr needs to take some serious writing classes and have serious teachers point out her flaws But this isn t the reason for the one starThe novel runs along parallel tracks alternating chapters tell Anna Pigeon s story in contemporary times as Anna on temporary assignment in a national park close to the Florida Keys tries to figure out why a boat blew up and who was on it and what they were up to She then receives a packet of letters from her sister Molly letters from their great great great aunt Raffia of the Civil War era who coincidentally was stationed at Fort Jefferson in the same national park where Anna is living with her husband The Civil War is over and Raffia s husband is in charge of a regiment of men guarding the prisoners of Fort Jefferson the most famous of whom is Dr Samuel Mudd given life imprisonment for aiding and abetting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln Mudd had set John Wilkes Booth s broken legI usually find historical fiction a hard pill to swallow I also hate the alternating chapters gimmick Inevitably you dislike one story line and enjoy the other which makes half the book dreadful and painstaking Raffia and her family s story and the story of the tenants of Fort Jefferson bored me utterly Then as you can imagine Anna Pigeon starts to hallucinate the characters she is reading about in the letters So as she is wont to do she runs around at night in complete darkness and is terrified to see a woman in white whom she thinks is Raffia Needless to say this is stupid But this is not why I rated the book one star There were enough plot elements just barely in the contemporary setting to warrant two starsIs the one star because Anna Pigeon spends an entire chapter wondering if two old lesbian lighthouse keepers are transgender She looks for signs of a vestigial X chromosome When one lesbian rubs her cheek Anna ponders whether she is checking for five o clock shadow No Barr is kind of an idiot so this is not entirely unexpected coming from her Is the one star because Anna hopes that Cuban Hispanics had the same cultural love of family and children she d noticed in Mexican American women No Again Barr has a screw loose This screw often rattles around in her brain and causes her to place the thoughts of the demented in her characters The one star is for the unbelievable stunning really inexcusable number of typos and errors in the text Does Barr have an editor If so that person should have been fired for letting this book go to press There were dozens of errors I didn t even bother counting I sometimes do because there were so many Words are spelled differently several pages apart sergeant sergent Apostrophes were in the wrong place Apostrophes were inserted in words where they didn t belong Sometimes were was spelled where and vice versa Tolkien is spelled Tolkein We come across the phrase despite his straightened circumstances which of course should be straitened circumstances You expect these kinds of typos from self published crap books You don t expect it from a major publisher What s up with that GP Putnam

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Read Flashback Nevada Barr í 4 Read Flashback characters ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Identifiable 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 famou. I didn t know of these tiny low islands 70 miles off the Florida Keys fascinatingAt 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 each chapter ended with a surprise or a cliffhanger which makes you keep on reading Several claustrophobic diving sections Not my favourite of her books but then they re all worth a read


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  1. says: (PDF/EPUB) [Flashback] Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr Read Flashback

    Nevada Barr í 4 Read Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr Read Flashback 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 US 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

  2. says: (PDF/EPUB) [Flashback] Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr Read Flashback

    (PDF/EPUB) [Flashback] Read Flashback Nevada Barr once again has scared me silly I will never so help me NEVER go out on one of the many weensy islands that surround Florida Too many really unspeakable things can happen when you're trapped out there especially if the weather gets bad and they close the bridgeBarr is as usual brilliant for her character devel

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    Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr Nevada Barr í 4 Read Read Flashback 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 Audiblecom so I bit and it's narrated by Barbara Rosenblatt who is very goodIt takes place on Tortuga Island off

  4. says: (PDF/EPUB) [Flashback] Nevada Barr í 4 Read

    Read Flashback Nevada Barr í 4 Read Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr 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 rea

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Flashback] Nevada Barr í 4 Read Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr I love the early Anna Pigeon mysteries by Nevada Barr she's gotten too dark and gritty for my tastes with recent additions I recently returned to this one and enjoyed it as much as the first time I read it Anna Pig

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    Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr (PDF/EPUB) [Flashback] Nevada Barr í 4 Read Nevada Barr tried something new in this one and was I think ahead of her time in doing so She combined a current story featuring her Park Ranger Anna Pigeon with an earlier story from Civil War times both set in Dry Tortuga National Park I g

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    Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr (PDF/EPUB) [Flashback] I did not like this one at all First I did not like double story line with the constant flipping back and forth between centuries and with the older one having been derived from some letters I find it hard to understand why a woman would leave her fiance for months at a time as well as her dearly beloved pets And this ti

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    Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr Nevada Barr í 4 Read Read Flashback I didn't know of these tiny low islands 70 miles off the Florida Keys fascinatingAt 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 each chapter ended with a surprise or a cliffhanger which makes you keep on reading Several claustrophobic diving s

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    Read Flashback Free read Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook í Nevada Barr Nevada Barr í 4 Read 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 a bit better but both stories were pretty interesting and the narration of the audio by Barbara Rosenblat was to her usual high standard

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Flashback] 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 Ra

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